Best of 2016

2016 was a great year for cinema, and as the year comes to an end we’ve selected what we think are 10 of the best films released in the UK over the past year
click on the film title to see our review



A sci-fi epic about first contact, telling a story of humanity


I, Daniel Blake

A moving drama portraying the struggle of people failed by the state in British society


Hell or High Water

Two brothers take matters into their own hands with their personal battle against the banking system


Kubo and The Two Strings

A glorious stop-motion animation set in ancient Japan


The Neon Demon

A visually arresting story in a nightmare LA fashion world


The Girl With All The Gifts

A British zombie film with a new take on the genre


Captain America: Civil War

The best Marvel film to date



A feminist coming-of-age-tale, one of the most heartbreaking and thought provoking films of the year


Under The Shadow

The British Independent Film Award nominated, horror movie sleeper hit


Adult Life Skills

Sheffield born director Rachel Tunnard’s debut, is a British Independent Film Award winning, hilariously comedic and heartwarming tale