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2016 IndieWire Critics Poll: Michael Tully

Michael Tully 

Hammer to Nail

Additional Comments:

In light of the election I actually think the movie that best expresses the state of America in the year 2016 is “The Other Side.”

These Films Could Have Made My Overall Top 10: My Golden Days, Things To Come, The Witch: A New-England Folktale, Certain Women, Embrace of the Serpent, Sunset Song, Into The Inferno, Krisha, Everybody Wants Some!!, Morris From America, One More Time With Feeling, Mountains May Depart, Jackie, Loving, Green Room, Free in Deed, Pete’s Dragon, Uncle Kent 2, Aferim!, Ixcanul, Wiener-Dog, The Love Witch, Kate Plays Christine, Weiner, Viktoria, Louder Than Bombs, I, Daniel Blake, Tower, 13th, Oasis: Supersonic, The Phenom, The Handmaiden, Cemetery of Splendour

Didn’t Get To See Before Casting My Ballot: Silence, Paterson, La La Land, Fences, 20th Century Women, Julieta, Hidden Figures (and more of course)

FULL RESULTS: 2016 IndieWire Critics Poll

Best Film

1. Moonlight
2. OJ: Made in America
3. Fire at Sea
4. I Am Not Your Negro
5. Cameraperson
6. Manchester by the Sea
7. Aquarius
8. The Fits
9. Elle
10. Toni Erdmann

Best Director

1. Barry Jenkins, Moonlight
2. Ezra Edelman, OJ: Made in America
3. Gianfranco Rosi, Fire at Sea
4. Kleber Mendonça Filho, Aquarius
5. Anna Rose Holmer, The Fits

Best Actress

1. Sonia Braga, Aquarius
2. Isabelle Huppert, Elle
3. Isabelle Huppert, Things to Come
4. Krisha Fairchild, Krisha
5. Amy Adams, Arrival

Best Actor

1. Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea
2. David Harewood, Free In Deed
3. Peter Simonischek, Toni Erdmann
4. Dave Johns, I, Daniel Blake
5. Markees Christmas, Morris from America

Best Supporting Actress

1. Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea
2. Hayley Squires, I, Daniel Blake
3. Lily Gladstone, Certain Women
4. Naomie Harris, Moonlight
5. María Telón, Ixcanul

Best Supporting Actor

1. Mahershala Ali, Moonlight
2. Lucas Hedges, Manchester by the Sea
3. Sunny Pawar, Lion
4. Tom Bennett, Love & Friendship
5. Chaske Spencer, Desert Cathedral

Best Documentary

1. OJ: Made in America
2. Fire at Sea
3. I Am Not Your Negro
4. Cameraperson
5. Into the Inferno
6. Weiner
7. One More Time with Feeling
8. Tower
9. 13th
10. Oasis: Supersonic

Best Undistributed Film

1. Bright Shadow
2. Bad Black

Best First Feature

1. The Witch
2. Krisha
3. Ixcanul
4. Viktoria
5. Under the Shadow

Best Screenplay

1. Manchester by the Sea
2. Moonlight
3. Morris from America
4. Aferim!
5. Toni Erdmann

Best Original Score/Soundtrack

1. Moonlight
2. Loving
3. Krisha
4. Arrival
5. Always Shine

Best Cinematography

1. Moonlight
2. Sunset Song
3. Jackie
4. Loving
5. The Fits

Best Editing

1. Moonlight
2. OJ: Made in America
3. I Am Not Your Negro
4. Cameraperson
5. My Golden Days

Most Anticipated of 2017

1. The Lost City of Z
2. A Ghost Story
3. Beach Rats
4. Dayveon

FULL RESULTS: 2016 IndieWire Critics Poll

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