From musicals, to Westerns, to superheroes and animated fare, Julian Roman reveals his picks for the eleven best movies of 2016.
Universal's thriller The Girl On the Train takes the top spot at the box office with $24.6 million, while Birth of a Nation falters.
In a time when race relations have become the hot button subject in an election year, The Birth of a Nation is a timely reminder of a deplorable shared history.
Last weekend's winner Miss Peregrine goes up against The Girl On the Train, The Birth of a Nation and Middle School at the box office.
AFI cancels The Birth of a Nation screening and Q&A, with director Nate Parker's rape controversy causing alarm amongst critics who refuse to review the movie.
Director Nate Parker's new drama Birth of a Nation won raves at this year's Sundance Festival.