Movies on the Radio: Best of 2016

Jan 4, 2017

Whether it was action blockbusters like “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” or sci-fi thrillers like “Arrival,” Hollywood offered a dynamic mix for audiences in 2016.

For this month’s Movies on the Radio, listeners picked their favorite films from the past year, including critically-acclaimed movies like “La La Land” and “Moonlight." 

Host Frank Stasio talks with film experts Marsha Gordon, film professor at North Carolina State University, and Laura Boyes, film curator at the North Carolina Museum of Art, about the best in cinema from 2016. 

View clips from some of the movies discussed in the program below:

"13th" trailer

"City of Stars" from "La La Land"

"Drive It Like You Stole It" from "Sing Street"

"Moonlight" trailer


"Hunt for the Wilderpeople"


"Eye in the Sky"