Holiday Movie Scorecard 2016

#18

Julieta (2016)
84%

#18
Adjusted Score: 91.135%
Critics Consensus: Julieta finds writer-director Pedro Almodóvar revisiting familiar themes -- and doing so with his signature skill.
Synopsis: After a chance meeting, middle-aged Julieta (Emma Suarez) learns that her long-lost daughter has resurfaced in Madrid. This begins a... [More]
Directed By: Pedro Almodóvar

#17
Adjusted Score: 101.303%
Critics Consensus: Rogue One draws deep on Star Wars mythology while breaking new narrative and aesthetic ground -- and suggesting a bright blockbuster future for the franchise.
Synopsis: From Lucasfilm comes the first of the Star Wars standalone films, "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story," an all-new epic... [More]
Directed By: Gareth Edwards (V)

#16

Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
85%

#16
Adjusted Score: 95.27%
Critics Consensus: Hacksaw Ridge uses a real-life pacifist's legacy to lay the groundwork for a gripping wartime tribute to faith, valor, and the courage of remaining true to one's convictions.
Synopsis: HACKSAW RIDGE is the extraordinary true story of Desmond Doss [Andrew Garfield] who, in Okinawa during the bloodiest battle of... [More]
Directed By: Mel Gibson

#15

Jackie (2016)
87%

#15
Adjusted Score: 100.405%
Critics Consensus: Jackie offers an alluring peek into a beloved American public figure's private world -- and an enthralling starring performance from Natalie Portman in the bargain.
Synopsis: JACKIE is a searing and intimate portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen... [More]
Directed By: Pablo Larraín

#14

Elle (2016)
91%

#14
Adjusted Score: 99.914%
Critics Consensus: Elle finds director Paul Verhoeven operating at peak power -- and benefiting from a typically outstanding performance from Isabelle Huppert in the central role.
Synopsis: Michèle seems indestructible. Head of a successful video game company, she brings the same ruthless attitude to her love life... [More]
Directed By: Paul Verhoeven

#13

Silence (2017)
83%

#13
Adjusted Score: 94.323%
Critics Consensus: Silence ends Martin Scorsese's decades-long creative quest with a thoughtful, emotionally resonant look at spirituality and human nature that stands among the director's finest works.
Synopsis: Martin Scorsese's SILENCE tells the story of two Christian missionaries (Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver) who face the ultimate test... [More]
Directed By: Martin Scorsese

#12

Loving (2016)
89%

#12
Adjusted Score: 99.99%
Critics Consensus: Loving takes an understated approach to telling a painful -- and still relevant -- real-life tale, with sensitive performances breathing additional life into a superlative historical drama.
Synopsis: From acclaimed writer/director Jeff Nichols, Loving celebrates the real-life courage and commitment of an interracial couple, Richard and Mildred Loving... [More]
Directed By: Jeff Nichols

#11

A Monster Calls (2017)
86%

#11
Adjusted Score: 96.819%
Critics Consensus: A Monster Calls deftly balances dark themes and fantastical elements to deliver an engrossing and uncommonly moving entry in the crowded coming-of-age genre.
Synopsis: A visually spectacular drama from director J.A. Bayona ("The Impossible"). 12-year-old Conor (Lewis MacDougall), dealing with his mother's (Felicity Jones)... [More]
Directed By: J.A. Bayona

#10

Doctor Strange (2016)
89%

#10
Adjusted Score: 103.21%
Critics Consensus: Doctor Strange artfully balances its outré source material against the blockbuster constraints of the MCU, delivering a thoroughly entertaining superhero origin story in the bargain.
Synopsis: A disgraced former surgeon named Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) becomes a powerful sorcerer under the tutelage of a mystic known... [More]
Directed By: Scott Derrickson

#9

Hidden Figures (2017)
93%

#9
Adjusted Score: 105.972%
Critics Consensus: In heartwarming, crowd-pleasing fashion, Hidden Figures celebrates overlooked -- and crucial -- contributions from a pivotal moment in American history.
Synopsis: HIDDEN FIGURES is the incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary... [More]
Directed By: Ted Melfi

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