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Antoinette’s Best of 2016 (subject to change)

You know I’m never caught up so that’s why it’s subject to change. But right here I’m going to keep a running list of the film people I think should be recognized for their work. Winners are in bold.

Best Acting Performances (in order)

Taron Egerton, Eddie the Eagle

Aaron Eckhart, Bleed for This

Ralph Fiennes, A Bigger Splash

Colin Farrell, The Lobster

Paul Dano, Swiss Army Man

Nicolas Cage, Army of One

Miles Teller, Bleed for This

Alicia Vikander, The Light Between Oceans

Jake Gyllenhaal, Nocturnal Animals

Viggo Mortensen, Captain Fantastic

Emily Blunt, The Girl on the Train

Taraji P. Henson, Hidden Figures

Mark Strong, The Brothers Grimsby

Tyne Daly, Hello, My Name is Doris

Tom Bennett, Love & Friendship

Michael Fassbender, The Light Between Oceans

Marion Cotillard, Allied

Annette Bening, 20th Century Women

Daniel Radcliffe, Swiss Army Man

Jonah Hill, War Dogs, Hail Caesar!

Dwayne Johnson, Central Intelligence

Helen Mirren, Collateral Beauty

Steve Martin, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

Best Musical

Sing Street

Worst Musical

La La Land

Best Music

Sing Street

Best Casting

Nocturnal Animals

Captain Fantastic

Sing Street

Hacksaw Ridge

Hidden Figures

Lazy Casting

Doctor Strange

Ensembliest Acting

Collateral Beauty

Captain Fantastic

Highest Number of Great Performances in One Motion Picture

Nocturnal Animals

Best Acting by the Largest Group of People

Hacksaw Ridge

Best Directing

Clint Eastwood

Tom Ford

Mel Gibson

Best Real Cinematography

Nocturnal Animals

The Light Between Oceans

Best Fake Cinematography


Best Story

Hell or High Water

The Lobster

Nocturnal Animals

Swiss Army Man

Best Score

Nocturnal Animals

Best CGI

Midnight Special

Doctor Strange

Worst CGI


The Jungle Book

Cheapest Looking Expensive Movie

Gods of Egypt

Trying Too Hard

Ang Lee

Ben Affleck

Best Nods to Older Films

War Dogs (Scarface)

Nocturnal Animals (Brokeback Mountain)

Best Movie Stealing by a Co-star

Billy Crudup, 20th Century Women

Benjamin Bratt, The Infiltrator

Paul Rudd, Captain America: Civil War

Worst Accent


Best Cast in a Bad Movie

Triple 9

Actor You Didn’t Realize Was in the Movie and then You Realized He Should Have Been the Star of the Movie

Benjamin Bratt, Doctor Strange

Best Actress Collecting a Paycheck

Amy Adams, Batman V. Superman

Best Director Wasting His Time Acting

Ben Affleck, Batman V. Superman

Honorable Mention: Mel Gibson, Blood Father

Best Random Dancing

(3-way I wish tie) Aaron Eckhart in Bleed For This, Ralph Fiennes in A Bigger Splash, Jake Gyllenhaal in Demolition

Why Won’t She Go Away?

Rachel Weisz, Everything

Shush… I Think He’s Gone

Channing Tatum

Lifetime Achievement Award for Typecasting

John Leguizamo

Lifetime Achievement in Being Overlooked

Hugo Weaving

 Honorable Mention: Ralph Fiennes

Funny AF movies

The Brothers Grimsby

Accidental Love*

The Lobster

Best Unnecessary Remake

The Jungle Book

Most Unnecessary Remake

The Magnificent Seven

Best Performance Wasted in an Unnecessary Motion Picture

Vincent D’Onofrio, The Magnificent Seven

Best Sci-Fi Movie Everyone Loved Then Forgot Existed

Midnight Special

Best Movie You Hit Your Head and Forgot About

The Girl on the Train

Best Motion Picture Secretly Made by Secret Russians


Most Portuguese

(tie) Tom Hanks, James Franco

Least Portuguese

the cast of Silence

Best Gangstah Napper


Best Performance by an Actor Who Thinks that People Who Disagree with Him Politically Should Die

Michael Shannon, Midnight Special, Nocturnal Animals

 Honorable Mention: Don Cheadle, Miles Ahead

Best Make-Out Scene in a CGI Sandstorm

Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard, Allied

Either Way He’s Hot

Luke Evans

Best New Version of Sean Bean

Luke Bracey, Hacksaw Ridge

Is She a Hooker Again?

Naomi Watts, Demolition

Runner up: Tom Hanks

Most Disrespectful to the Dead

Rogue One : A Star Wars Story

Best Jacket

Russell Crowe’s blue one, The Nice Guys

Jack Twist jacket, Nocturnal Animals

Best Supporting Pants

(tie) Ryan Gosling’s, The Nice Guys

Best Filler of Pants

Ryan Gosling, The Nice Guys

Proper Use of a Short Guy in a Motion Picture

Central Intelligence

Improper Use of a Short Guy in a Motion Picture

X-Men: Apocalypse

Improper Use of Singing Voices in a Motion Picture


La La Land


The Girl on the Train

Hell or High Water

Unspecial Effect

Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

Worst Lack of Payoff

Heihei, Moana


Knight of Cups

*not 100% sure it counts as 2016


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