2016 has been horrid, but thankfully, cinema and television were spared. In anticipation of the end of this sickly year and the  impending Oscar nominations, Film & TV staff is offering up our selections for the best movies and TV shows of 2016. Fight us on our picks in the comments below.

Nick Joyner (F&TV Editor)


1. Transparent 

2. O.J.: Made in America

3. Stranger Things

4. Documentary Now!

5. Looking: The Movie


1. Moonlight

2. Elle

3. American Honey

4. The Lobster

5. Manchester by the Sea

Dayzia Terry (F&TV Beat Reporter)


1. The Crown 

2. The Fosters 

3. Younger 

4. The Get Down 

5. Empire and The Real O'Neals (Tie)


1. La La Land

2. Amanda Knox  

3. Lemonade

4. Frank & Lola 

5. Captain America: Civil War

Dalton DeStefano (F&TV Beat Reporter)


1. Veep 

2. The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story 

3. Game of Thrones

4. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

5. Black Mirror


1. Jackie 

2. American Honey 

3. Other People 

4. The Handmaiden 

5. Moonlight 

Michaela Reitano (F&TV Beat Reporter)


1. Stranger Things

2. Narcos

3. Game of Thrones

4. O.J.: Made in America

5. Black Mirror, Atlanta, and Shameless (Tie)


1. Manchester by the Sea

2. Hunt for the Wilderpeople

3. The Lobster

4. La La Land

5. Deadpool


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