Letterboxd Year In Review 2016 Names Moonlight Best Picture!

It’s the biggest online community of film reviewers and a great barometer of where the tastes of the general public are in terms of their favourite and least favourite films of the year are. Letterboxd have announced their top 15 winners for 2016 and its Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight that takes the top prize. Great to see films such as The Handmaiden, Your Name and Embrace of the Serpent make the list.
Deadpool was the most popular film of the year, Nick Cave’s One More Time With Feeling took out Highest Rated Documentary, The Handmaiden reigned supreme in Foreign Language, Arrival took Sci-Fi, The Nice Guys nabbed Action, Green Room swooped Horror, Your Name owned Animation and Norm of the North was awarded Lowest Rated Film.

The Top 15 Films of 2016:
1. “Moonlight”
2. “La La Land”
3. “Manchester by the Sea”
4. “Arrival”
5. “The Handmaiden”
6. “Your Name”
7. “Aquarius”
8. “Toni Erdmann”
9. “Hunt for the Wilderpeople”
10. “Sing Street”
11. “Kubo and the Two Strings”
12. “Embrace of the Serpent”
13. “Moana”
14. “Zootopia”
15. “Paterson”

Full List of Category Winners
Most Popular Film: “Deadpool”
Highest Rated (Foreign Language): “The Handmaiden”
Highest Rated (Documentary): “One More Time with Feeling”
Highest Rated (Sci-Fi): “Arrival”
Highest Rated (Horror): “Green Room”
Highest Rated (Action): “The Nice Guys”
Highest Rated (Animation): “Your Name”
Most Popular (Women Directors): “The Invitation”
Highest Rated (Women Directors): “13th”
Most Watched Actor: Samuel L Jackson (again)
Most Watched Actress: Scarlett Johansson
Most Watched Director: Joel Coen
Most Obsessively Rewatched Film: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”
Most Divisive Film: “The Greasy Strangler ”
Film We Most Loved to Hate: “Suicide Squad”
Lowest Rated Film: “Norm of the North”