10 BEST INDIE MOVIES OF 2016
2016 was a great year for independent films, with many receiving accolades and critical acclaim. The best indie movies of the year were diverse in content and captured the attention of moviegoers. From a comedy about a 1980’s college baseball team to a gritty drama about a young man growing up in Miami, here are the top 10 indie movies of the year.
10. The Witch
A horror film starring Anya Taylor-Joy, which is about aPuritan New England family who believes that they are being terrorized by a supernatural force.
9. It’s Only the End of the World
Xavier Dolan’s drama about a terminally ill young writer, who returns to his hometown to tell his family about his illness.
8. The Birth of A Nation
Nate Parker’s directorial debut is a period film based on Nat Turner, a slave who led a revolt in 1831.
7. The Edge of Seventeen
A coming of age tale about a high school student who finds her friendship tested when her best friend begins dating her older brother.
6. The Handmaiden
An erotic thriller set in the 1930s, where a woman is hiredto serve as a handmaiden but is actually scheming to rob her employer.
5. Love & Friendship
An adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel stars Kate Beckinsale as Lady Susan, a woman who is determined to find a suitable match for her daughter and herself.
4. The Lobster
Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz star in this comedy dystopian film, where single people are given 45 days to find a partner or they are transformed into animals.
3. Everybody Wants Some!!
Director Richard Linklater’s comedy film about a 1980’s college baseball team and their quest to have as much fun as possible before school starts.
2. Manchester By the Sea
In this drama film, Casey Affleck stars as a janitor who has become the guardian of his teenage nephew, after his older brother dies.
Barry Jenkins’ drama film, about the life of a young black man growing up in Miami and hisstruggles with his environment and his sexuality.
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