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The Worst Movies of 2016

This past year offered plenty of bad movies, but unfunny comedies, shabby horror movies, and excruciating documentaries truly challenged the critics at Wylie Writes.  Here are some of their “Worst Of” lists, and don’t forget to click highlighted titles for reviews.

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The Best Movies of 2016

All eyes may be on Damien Chazelle’s La La Land, Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight, Kenneth Lonergan’s Manchester by the Sea, or any of the other Oscar darlings, but 2016 offered a lot of other great movies.  Below are Wylie Writes’ top picks;  don’t forget to click the highlighted titles to read each contributor’s review!

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Wylie Writes’ 2016 Mid-Year Report

We’re halfway through the year, which means it’s time for Wylie Writes’ recap of the best and the worst films of 2016.  Sometimes, these early gems fall through the cracks once Oscar season rolls around.  Let these choices remind you which films you should still check out, and which movies should stay unnoticed on your moviegoing radar.

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The Worst Movies of 2015

Addison Wylie 2015 cranked out a lot of great movies.  I was actually able to form a “best of” list before even thinking of those cinematic duds.  However, that doesn’t excuse the following films.  These frustrating films put my patience to the test, even so far as to push me out of the movie altogether.  Don’t worry though, I returned to finish that defeating film.  And, yes, it was the worst film I saw all year.

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The Best Movies of 2015

Addison Wylie 2015 was a great year for movies, and I hope returning readers will see those results on the lists below.  However, I understand if my favourites at the tip of the iceberg aren’t surprising – they haven’t changed since the mid-year report.  A couple of excellent documentaries, and an army of dogs set the bar astronomically high.  On another note, I hope people will consider checking out the films that flesh out the…

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Wylie Writes’ 2015 Mid-Year Report

Addison Wylie We’re halfway through the year, and I’m confident movies are “back on track”.  2014 had some admirable features, but it seemed like everyone collectively decided to focus on technical achievements.  As far as award darlings are concerned, our minds have yet to be blown by this year’s selections.  However, 2015 has given movie goers wonderful experiences. Killers made me feel queasy, but in a good way.  Its story about two serial murderers was…

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Wylie Writes’ Ten Best Movies of 2014

2014 was a mediocre moviegoing year, but it wasn’t without some fantastic flicks. Documentaries particularly rose to the occasion. Select filmmakers started out with a simple subject, but then were forced to change their perspective every time a new layer was stripped away. Because of that, Being Ginger and Kung Fu Elliot were really special docs considering how personal they became. Movie goers also received an eclectic palette of comedies. It was a year where studios were…

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Wylie Writes’ Ten Worst Movies of 2014

By: Addison Wylie There’s an unspoken rule to being a film critic that states we’re not allowed to complain about our job.  We are offered free movies, we get to talk to fascinating people, and we get to offer our two cents to our own moviegoing communities.  But, I would like to think – every once in a while – we’re allowed to vent about how much mediocrity we take in on a yearly basis….

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Wylie Writes’ 2014 Mid-Year Report

By: Addison Wylie As much as I would like to believe that 2014 has proven to be a great year for movies so far, I can only instantly recall the films that have underwhelmed or flunked altogether. There’s been a steady flow of mediocrity, which isn’t exactly something to celebrate.  I suppose matters could be much worse, but those flatlining flicks have left me in a state of trapped befuddlement while I watched them.  These…