Andrew’s Top 30 Films of 2016 – Plus Best Director, Best Acting, Best Script, Worst Films

Our end of year episodes are long done and dusted, but if you haven’t listened to them, don’t fear! We’ve put our favourite performances and films in a handy list below.

Best Director


Winner: Ivan Sen – Goldstone

Runners Up: Taika Waititi – Hunt for the Wilderpeople, Jennifer Peedom – Sherpa, Anna Biller – The Love Witch, Mira Nair – Queen of Katwe

Best Actress


Winner: Saorise Ronan – Brooklyn

Runners Up: Bethany Whitmore – Girl Asleep, Isabelle Huppert – Elle, Samantha Robinson – The Love Witch, Anya Taylor-Joy – The Witch, Sasha Lane – American Honey, Agnyss Deyn – Sunset Song

Best Actor

Winner: Julian Dennison – Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Runners Up: Damien Hill – Pawno, Aaron Pedersen – Goldstone, Chad McKinney – Beast, Dave Johns – I, Daniel Blake

Best Supporting Actress

Winner: Kate McKinnon – Ghostbusters

Runners Up: Hayley Squires – I, Daniel Blake, Lupita Ny’ongo – Queen of Katwe, Kirin Kiri – AnSweet Bean, Rima Te Wiata – Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Best Supporting Actor

Winners: Mark Coles Smith & Malcolm Kennard – Pawno

Runners Up: Christian Bale – The Big Short, Sam Neill – Hunt for the Wilderpeople, Ralph Fiennes – A Bigger Splash, David Oyelowo – Queen of Katwe, Tom Bennett – Love & Friendship

Best Screenplay

Winner: Damien Hill – Pawno

Runners Up: Taiki Waititi – Hunt for the Wilderpeople, Robert Eggers – The Witch, Nick Hornby – Brooklyn, Ivan Sen – Goldstone

Worst Films

 

5. The Revenant and Keanu

4. Warcraft

3. Blair Witch

Jake Gyllenhaal

2. Demolition

1. Sausage Party

Best Films of 2016

Honourable Mentions: An Sweet BeanA Bigger SplashDheepanDown UnderElleThe Hateful EightI, Daniel BlakeThe Land of the EnlightenedThe MermaidPaths of the SoulTanna

20. Everybody Wants Some!!

19. Weiner

18. All Things Ablaze

17. Ghostbusters

16. The Handmaiden

15. Other People

14. The Witch

13. The Wailing

12. Sunset Song

11. American Honey

10. The Love Witch

9. Moana

8. Brooklyn

7. Queen of Katwe

6. Spotlight

5. The Big Short

4. Pawno

3. Sherpa

2. Goldstone

1. Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Andrew has been a film lover all of his life. For a while now he's been talking about how great films are and usually that's been directly to his wife, Bernadette. Now with the AB Film Review everyone else in the world can listen to what Andrew has to say to his wife.