Film and TV

Our Most-Read Film and TV Stories in 2016

As if 2016 wasn't twisted enough, the Coen brothers made a mediocre movie and Blake Lively pleasantly surprised our critics, who reviewed other duds (cough, Tarzan, cough) and hits — mostly of the TV-show variety — this year.

Check out our most popular reviews of 2016, which are listed in chronological order.
1. 13 Hours Trades Truth for Explosions — But It's Not Truly Political
2. The Coens' Hollywood Farce, Hail, Caesar!, Flames Out
3. Pubes, Poops, Periods: How Broad City Takes Body Humor (and Feminism) to the Next Level
4. Pixar Dives Under the Sea Again — and Into Memory Itself
5. Blake Lively and The Shallows Are Well Worth the Dive

Keep reading for more of our most-read reviews of the year.


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Ana Campbell has been Westword's managing editor since 2016. She has worked at magazines and newspapers around the country, picking up a few awards along the way for her writing and editing. She grew up in south Texas.
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