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The top 10 most interesting-imperfect movies of 2016

The top 10 most interesting-imperfect movies of 2016

This time of year brings a barrage of lists -- critics and journalists telling you the 10 best movies you need to see, or need to feel bad for not seeing.

Admittedly, many of us in media-land tend to lockstep to the same films, or throw in a requisite foreign outlier. We’re also very willing to compile these lists, and then compile  them some more. And why not? If you could validate your year locked in a dark room and dress it up as a public service besides, wouldn't you?

But what about the other movies? The ones that don't merit the "Moonlight" or "Silence" treatment but are still pretty watchable and interesting? We at The Times don't want them...

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