Pauline’s Top Five Films of 2016!

Dec 28, 2016 by Pauline on The Nickelodeon Blog

Every year, the Nick staff gets together and reflects on their favorite Nick programming from the past year. Check out Marketing Assistant, Pauline Arroyo’s top five films of 2016!

 

Swiss Army Man

Director: Dan Kwan, Daniel Scheinert

A hopeless man stranded on a deserted island befriends a dead body and together they go on a surreal journey to get home.

 

The Danish Girl

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Director: Tom Hooper

A love story inspired by the lives of Danish artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda’s marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili’s groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.

 

The Lobster

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Director: Yorgos Lanthimos

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.

 

The Procedure

Director: Calvin Reeder

A part of the 2016 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour.

A man is captured and forced to endure a strange experiment.

 

Thunder Road

Director: Jim Cummings

A part of the Indie Grits 2016 and the 2016 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour.

During a young cop’s eulogy for his mother, this reveals itself as virtuoso cinema in at least five ways and probably more, leaving you unable to laugh or cry because you’ll want to do both.

 

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