The (almost) definitive 2016 round-up: 23 movies that truly stood out this year

Green Room

After 2014’s Blue Ruin for which director Jeremy Saulnier put his house on the line, Green Room shows no signs of Saulnier losing his edge. Green Room is again an arty yet extreme hardcore thriller that gets you biting your nails as its suspense never looses its grip. The late Anton Yelchin gets taken captive after witnessing a murder backstage of where his band was playing for a terrifying nazi crowd.