Contributor's Corner: Favorite Film Of 2016
During the dawn of Viddy Well, we asked each interested contributor to fill out the same questionnaire. The questions spanned from grave to goofy, but the replies were nearly always unexpected. This week we'll take a look at the following question:
What was your favorite film of 2016, and why was it important to you?
I’d probably have to go with Deadpool, since it lampoons the normal hero movie well. Plus, I laughed my ass off.
The VVitch. It was bold, different and unsettling. Great folk horror story.
Hmmm, that's a tough one because there were so many great ones.... I guess I liked Green Room the best. But I also really thought We Are The Flesh was cool. And, The Lobster was another one that stuck with me. But there were so many... Geez, it's like you're twisting my arm.
Probably Silence. I have a bias toward Scorsese, but this film went three layers deeper than I expected it to go. I’ve never seen a film tackle the idea of religion/personal belief in such an objective, observant manner. The film is as personal as it gets, and though it is long and sometimes challenging, it carried a message I felt was wholly unique; one that I had never seen in a film before.
I don’t really know how to answer that, but I thought Rogue One sucked.
Definitely Moonlight. Ever since I saw the preliminary images and trailers, I was hooked and klnew it would be phenomenal. It's a story I've never seen told the way it was. It's beautiful and touching, but still hard, you know, because the world will cut you down if you soft.
What do you think? What was your favorite film of 2016? We want to know. Share your thoughts and feelings in the comments section below, and, as always, remember to viddy well!