The Alpha Primitive

Film reviews, essays, commentary and sundry writings

Film Reviews Published in 2016

Film Title Director Rating Publication Date
Son of Saul László Nemes 1/28/16
Hail, Caesar! Joel & Ethan Coen 2/5/16
Deadpool Tim Miller 2/16/16
The Witch Robert Eggers 2/18/16
Zootopia Rich Moore, Byron Howard, Jared Bush 3/4/16
10 Cloverfield Lane Dan Trachtenberg 3/11/16
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Zack Snyder 3/27/16
Midnight Special Jeff Nichols 4/4/16
Everybody Wants Some!! Richard Linklater 4/12/16
The Jungle Book (2016) Jon Favreau 4/15/16
The Hollars John Krasinski 5/2/16
Captain America: Civil War Joe & Anthony Russo 5/6/16
Kate Plays Christine Robert Greene 5/22/16
The Nice Guys Shane Black 5/23/16
The Wailing Na Hong-jin 6/11/16
Weiner Josh Kriegman, Elyse Steinberg 6/13/16
Finding Dory Andrew Stanton, Angus MacLane 6/20/16
The Neon Demon Nicolas Winding Refn 6/22/16
Swiss Army Man Daniels 7/5/16
Ghostbusters (2016) Paul Feig 7/19/16
Cafe Society Woody Allen 8/3/16
Little Men Ira Sachs 8/4/16
A Matter of Life and Death (1946) Powell and Pressburger 8/5/16
The Little Prince (2016) Mark Osborne 8/5/16
Indignation James Schamus 8/11/16
Kubo and the Two Strings Travis Knight 8/19/16
Batman: The Killing Joke Sam Liu 9/7/16
One More Time with Feeling Andrew Dominik 9/9/16
The Magnificent Seven (2016) Antoine Fuqua 9/29/16
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Tim Burton 10/3/16
Amanda Knox Rod Blackhurst, Brian McGinn 10/9/16
Christine (2016) Antonio Campos 10/24/16
Moonlight Barry Jenkins 10/26/16
The Birth of a Nation (2016) Nate Parker 10/27/16
The Handmaiden Park Chan-wook 10/28/16
Into the Inferno Werner Herzog 11/1/16
Loving Jeff Nichols 11/3/16
Doctor Strange Scott Derrickson 11/5/16
Certain Women Kelly Reichardt 11/7/16
Manchester by the Sea Kenneth Lonergan 11/17/16
Arrival Denis Villeneuve 11/18/16
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them David Yates 11/20/16
The Edge of Seventeen Kelly Freman Craig 11/22/16
Moana Ron Clements, John Musker 11/23/16
Elle Paul Verhoeven 11/28/16
Jackie Pablo Larrain 12/1/16
The Eyes of My Mother Nicolas Pesce 12/2/16
Things to Come Mia Hansen-Løve 12/7/16
La La Land Damien Chazelle 12/14/16
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Gareth Edwards 12/15/16
Neruda Pablo Larrain 12/16/16
Assassin's Creed Justin Kurzel 12/21/16
The Autopsy of Jane Doe Andre Øvredal 12/21/16
A Monster Calls J.A. Bayona 12/22/16
Hidden Figures Theodore Melfi 12/23/16