The year 2016 gave us a lot of things: The rise of Hiddleswift. The demise of Hiddleswift. Justin Bieber's fur coat. Melania Trump's plagiarized speech. Literally everything Beyoncé did. But it also gave us a slew of great movies, so we went ahead and rounded up our favorites. And don't get it twisted: this isn't just a list of Oscar contenders. These are the movies we'd watch again, and again, and again—including unexpected gems like The Shallows starring Blake Lively. That's right, we went there.More
Some critics said Rogue One lacked a strong male lead. We are not those critics, because who run the world? Girls. The latest installment of everyone's favorite never-ending franchise was a huge feminist win thanks to Jyn Erso, and we applaud Lucasfilms for realizing that heroines are just as capable of kicking intergalactic butt as their male counterparts. Read our full review here for more girl power vibes.
Unpopular opinion: the new Ghostbusters movie was even better than its predecessor. This film spawned a huge amount of backlash from diehard (mostly sexist) fans of the original, but it managed to be hilarious, self-aware, and effortlessly carried by Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones. Also, can we please discuss Chris Hemsworth's role as the ditzy secretary? Too good.