Filmspotting

"The Flagship Film Podcast"

#619: Best Scenes of 2016

Opening Scene

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ADAM

Green Room

Honorable Mentions: Krisha, Hell or High Water.

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JOSH

La La Land

Honorable Mentions: The Witch, Kubo and the Two Strings

Joel Potrykus

The Greasy Strangler

Honorable Mention: Rogue One


Funniest Moment

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JOSH

Popstar: Never Stop Neverstopping - Limo window and marriage proposal

Honorable Mentions: Balloon, Pee-wee's Big Holiday; Meeting with religious leaders, Hail, Caesar!

ADAM

Hail, Caesar! - "Would that it were so simple,"

Honorable Mention: All Tom Bennett, Love & Friendship; Bathroom fumbling, The Nice Guy

Michael Phillips

Love & Friendship: "Churchill"  


Music Moment

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JOSH

Hail, Caesar! - "No Dames"

Honorable Mentions: "You're welcome," Moana; Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids

ADAM

Toni Erdmann - "The Greatest Love of All"

Honorable Mentions: Sabotage, Star Trek Beyond; Nazi Punks, Green Room; My Funny Valentine, Born to Be Blue

MICHAEL PHILLIPS

Krisha - "Just in Time"


Moving Moment

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ADAM

Tower - "Strange guilt" 

Honorable Mentions: Teen at abortion clinic, Cameraperson; Murder re-enacted, The Witness; Father and son, Midnight SpecialXX
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JOSH

Cameraperson - Boxer looking for mom

Honorable Mentions: Hug, Pete's Dragon; Learning to swim, Moonlight

Dave Chen and Joanna Robinson

Moonlight - Chiron and Kevin

Honorable Mentions: Lee's confession, Manchester by the Sea; End toast, Star Trek Beyond; Final sequence, Rogue One; Final scene, La La Land


Scene of the Year

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ADAM

Sing Street - "Drive It Like You Stole It

Honorable Mentions: Bill and Steven, The Witness; Horse ride, Certain Women

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JOSH

The Fits - Bridge transformation

Honorable Mentions: Breathing machines, Cemetery of Splendor; Narcissus sequence, The Neon Demon

Tasha Robinson

Hidden Figures

Honorable Mentions: "Get Back Up Again," Trolls; Seizure captured on phones, The Fits; Final confrontation with bully, Moonlight; Brunch scene, Toni Erdmann; final scene, La La Land