2016

InSession Film - JD Duran InSession Film - JD Duran’s year in review

InSession Film -’s highest rated films

  • Midnight Special

    ★★★★★

  • Arrival

    ★★★★★

  • The 400 Blows

    ★★★★★

  • Grave of the Fireflies

    ★★★★★

  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

    ★★★★★

  • Annie Hall

    ★★★★★

  • Inside Out

    ★★★★★

  • La La Land

    ★★★★½

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    ★★★★½

  • Jackie

    ★★★★½

  • Moonlight

    ★★★★½

  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

    ★★★★½

  • The Handmaiden

    ★★★★½

  • Gleason

    ★★★★½

  • Certain Women

    ★★★★½

  • Wendy and Lucy

    ★★★★½

Films by week

Jan Dec
  • 272 Films watched
  • 22.7 Average per month
  • 5.2 Average per week

Milestones

First Film

The Hateful Eight

Jan 5

Most Watched

La La Land

twice

Midnight Special

twice

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

twice

Last Film

Cameraperson

Dec 30

Genres, Countries & Languages

Drama
155 films
Comedy
76 films
Adventure
59 films
Thriller
56 films
Action
48 films
Romance
37 films
Fantasy
30 films
Sci Fi
29 films
Crime
29 films
Family
25 films
USA
210 films
UK
49 films
France
36 films
Germany
17 films
Canada
13 films
China
8 films
Japan
6 films
Belgium
6 films
Ireland
5 films
English
245 films
French
25 films
Spanish
17 films
German
13 films
Russian
12 films
Japanese
9 films
Arabic
6 films
Italian
5 films
Swedish
4 films
Yiddish
3 films

Breakdown

2016 Releases Older

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Reviewed Not Reviewed

★★★★★

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InSession Film -’s most liked review

Arrival

★★★★★

Simply one of the best films I've seen this decade. People will probably get sick and tired of me talking about this film and MIDNIGHT SPECIAL. There is no doubt that those two films will end up at my #1 and #2 films of the year.

You can hear me rave about ARRIVAL on #195.

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Highs and Lows

Highest Average

O.J.: Made in America
Average weighted rating:

4.5

Lowest Average

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
Average weighted rating:

2.0

Most Popular

Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Average weighted rating:

4.0

Most Obscure

Hillsong: Let Hope Rise
Average weighted rating:

3.2

Films watched in 2016

  • Cameraperson
  • La La Land
  • I, Daniel Blake
  • American Honey
  • La La Land
  • Hidden Figures
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • Miss Sloane
  • Florence Foster Jenkins
  • Manchester by the Sea
  • Midnight Special
  • Hillsong: Let Hope Rise
  • Things to Come
  • Dheepan
  • Rules Don't Apply
  • Christine
  • Blue Jay
  • I Am Not Your Negro
  • Neruda
  • Little Men
  • The Witness
  • Jackie
  • Moana
  • Nocturnal Animals
  • Loving
  • Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk
  • Nuts!
  • The Edge of Seventeen
  • Trolls
  • Tower
  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
  • Moonlight
  • A Man Called Ove
  • War Dogs
  • City Lights
  • I Saw the Light
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
  • Arrival
  • Hacksaw Ridge
  • The Handmaiden
  • The Phenom
  • Our Kind of Traitor
  • Doctor Strange
  • Elle
  • Gleason
  • Nerve
  • Tickled
  • Certain Women
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • Denial
  • Old Joy
  • In a Valley of Violence
  • Other People
  • Wendy and Lucy
  • Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • Cemetery of Splendour
  • Mascots
  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • The Accountant
  • 13th
  • Tale of Tales
  • Complete Unknown
  • The Birth of a Nation
  • Now You See Me 2
  • Queen of Katwe
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • The Wailing
  • Life, Animated
  • Deepwater Horizon
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • Taxi
  • De Palma
  • Rams
  • Central Intelligence
  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
  • The Magnificent Seven
  • The Magnificent Seven
  • The Fits
  • Krisha
  • Snowden
  • Last Days in the Desert
  • Imperium
  • Sully
  • Morris from America
  • Our Little Sister
  • The Light Between Oceans
  • Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World
  • Southside with You
  • Blood Father
  • Don't Think Twice
  • Weiner
  • Don't Breathe
  • Avatar
  • Kubo and the Two Strings
  • A Single Man
  • Sin Nombre
  • Indignation
  • Two Lovers
  • Hell or High Water
  • Adventureland
  • Summer Hours
  • Kubo and the Two Strings
  • Vivre Sa Vie
  • April and the Extraordinary World
  • The Little Prince
  • In the Loop
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • Sausage Party
  • Coraline
  • Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
  • Pete's Dragon
  • Me and Orson Welles
  • Café Society
  • Brothers
  • Tallulah
  • A Serious Man
  • Cléo from 5 to 7
  • Suicide Squad
  • Hunt for the Wilderpeople
  • Captain Fantastic
  • Crazy Heart
  • Jason Bourne
  • Hiroshima Mon Amour
  • The Fundamentals of Caring
  • United 93
  • The Bourne Ultimatum
  • The Bourne Supremacy
  • The Bourne Identity
  • Star Trek Beyond
  • The 400 Blows
  • Where the Wild Things Are
  • Born to Be Blue
  • The Infiltrator
  • The Purge: Election Year
  • Ghostbusters
  • The Lady Eve
  • Bringing Up Baby
  • Ghostbusters
  • Breathless
  • Only Yesterday
  • Kiki's Delivery Service
  • O.J.: Made in America
  • Grave of the Fireflies
  • Swiss Army Man
  • An Education
  • Saving Private Ryan
  • The Shallows
  • Finding Dory
  • The Neon Demon
  • Hush
  • Sunset Song
  • Independence Day: Resurgence
  • A Bigger Splash
  • Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping
  • A War
  • The Gang's All Here
  • Maggie's Plan
  • Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
  • The Conjuring 2
  • Warcraft
  • Love & Friendship
  • Keanu
  • Jackie Brown
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
  • Deadpool
  • The Family Fang
  • The Lobster
  • X-Men: Apocalypse
  • Vulgar
  • Stephen King's It
  • Clown
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • Mustang
  • The Meddler
  • Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising
  • The Nice Guys
  • Lethal Weapon 2
  • Labyrinth of Lies
  • 48 Hrs.
  • Hitchcock/Truffaut
  • Sing Street
  • Money Monster
  • Once
  • Louder Than Bombs
  • Captain America: Civil War
  • Iron Man 3
  • Annie Hall
  • High-Rise
  • Elvis & Nixon
  • Green Room
  • Brooklyn
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron
  • All About Eve
  • Miles Ahead
  • The Invitation
  • Where to Invade Next
  • Slacker
  • A Scanner Darkly
  • Colonia
  • The Jungle Book
  • Mirror

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Highly rated films InSession Film - missed

  • Black Mirror: San Junipero
  • Lemonade
  • One More Time with Feeling
  • Bo Burnham: Make Happy
  • Aquarius
  • HyperNormalisation
  • Dangal
  • A Silent Voice

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