Top 10 Sci-Fi movies of 2016
Every year, more than a few science fiction movies are released. Many of them are ambitious spectacles-and while that might not always pay off, at least the genre does seem to be willing to take risks or dazzle the audience. 2016 saw more than a few really great science fiction movies-along with more than a few busts.
Here are the best sci-fi movies of 2016.
The first 90% of 10 Cloverfield Lane is tense, thrilling filmmaking with great acting - especially from John Goodman - and off-putting atmosphere. If it managed to stick the landing, it'd be a classic thriller, maybe just a tier below the best of the best. And it's well worth watching for that first 90%. Those thrills still exist, after all. The ending is a massive disappointment and, while I won't spoil it, suffice to say that it leaves you with a nasty taste in your mouth afterward. It's like eating a meal from a Michelin-Star restaurant only to be force fed Burger King afterward. You still got the great meal; it's just that the experience has been soured somewhat by what came after.
12th February 2018