Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The Best of 2016 | Senses of Cinema

Laughter in Hell
Senses of Cinema's World Poll results are online here. Below is what I picked from 2016.


Best new films:
Sieranevada (Cristi Puiu, 2016)
Fuocoammare (Fire at Sea, Gianfranco Rosi, 2016)
Fai bei sogni (Sweet Dreams, Marco Bellocchio, 2016)
Nocturama (Bertrand Bonello, 2016)
I, Daniel Blake (Ken Loach, 2016)
Neruda (Pablo Larraín, 2016)
El hombre de las mil caras (Smoke and Mirrors, Alberto Rodríguez, 2016)
Peter von Bagh (Tapio Piirainen, 2016)
I Called Him Morgan (Kasper Collin, 2016)


Best first feature:
Porto (Gabe Klinger, 2016)

Best revivals:
Karla (Herrmann Zschoche, 1965) [Berlinale, Berlin]
Laughter in Hell (Edward L. Cahn, 1933) [Il Cinema Ritrovato, Bologna]
Khesht o Ayeneh (Brick and Mirror, Ebrahim Golestan, 1964) [DFI Cinemateket, Copenhagen]
Remember Last Night? (James Whale, 1935) [Il Cinema Ritrovato, Bologna]

Best new restorations:
Die letzte Chance (Leopold Lindtberg, 1945)
Déjà s’envole la fleur maigre (Paul Meyer, 1960)

Best Blu-Ray:
Shield for Murder (Howard W. Koch & Edmond O’Brien, 1954) Kino Lorber

1 comment:

  1. Ehsan--
    Appreciate your appreciation for Porto.
    Best,
    Larry Gross

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