Favourite Film’s of 2016

Here are some of my favourite films from 2016. Before we begin though, here is my list of ‘would probably definitely be on this list if I had seen it yet’: Kubo and the Two Strings, Rogue One, Moana, Sing Street, La La Land, Loving, Hacksaw Ridge.

In no particular order …

Zootopia

One of the first films I saw this year and boy did we get off to a fantastic start. This film about talking animals contains countless layers of commentary on gender inequality and racism. While being oh so clever and hilarious. Continue reading

Rom Coms

Earlier in the year I listed my favourite Biopics, and I felt it was time to list another one of my absolute favourite film genres: Romantic Comedy. In no particular order:

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This classic teenage/high school film doubles as a modern retelling of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew. Both leads, Heath Ledger and Julia Styles, are incredible. This film catapulted them, especially Ledger, to stardom. The script is clever and the film has a lot of heart. A definite classic. Continue reading

The Great Gatsby

the-great-gatsbyWe all dream of getting an invitation to ‘that party’. For me, these invitations are getting thinner on the grounds these days. Perhaps because my dream party would be quietly working on jigsaw puzzles with a refreshing glass of Baileys on ice and the soft murmur and swish of rifling cardboard pieces.

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