Best Cinematography, 2016

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1. Moonlight (director of photography James Laxton) [162 points / 23 votes]

2. Silence (d.p. Rodrigo Prieto) [128/20]
3. The Handmaiden (d.p. Chung Chung-hoon) [125/10]
4. La La Land (d.p. Linus Sandgren) [84/14]
5. The VVitch (d.p. Jarin Blashke) [77/14]

6. The Neon Demon (Natasha Breier) [68/12]
7. Café Society (Vittorio Storaro) [64/10]
8. Knight of Cups (Emmanuel Lubezki) [58/8]
9 (tie). The Love Witch (M. David Mullen) [57/7]
9 (tie). Sunset Song (Michael McDonough) [57/7]
11. Arrival (Bradford Young) [43/8]
12. Evolution (Manuel Dacosse) [37/6]
13. Jackie (Stephane Fontaine) [31/6]
14. American Honey (Robbie Ryan) [28/4]
15. Hell or High Water (Giles Nuttgens) [27/5]
16. Manchester By The Sea (Jody Lee Lipes) [27/4]
17. Cameraperson (Kirsten Johnson) [26/4]
18. Cemetery of Splendor (Diego Garcia) [20/3]
19. Hail, Caesar! (Roger Deakins) [19/4]
20 (tie). Aquarius (Pedro Sotero and Fabricio Tadeu) [17/3]
20 (tie). Kaili Blues (Wang Tianxing) [17/3]
22. Too Late (Bill Fernandez) [16/3]
23 (tie). Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk (John Toll) [15/3]
23 (tie). Certain Women (Christopher Blauvelt) [15/3]
25 (tie). Mountains May Depart (Nelson Yu Lik-wai) [15/2]
25 (tie). Nocturnal Animals (Seamus McGarvey) [15/2]
27. Embrace of the Serpent (David Gallego) [14/2]
28. The Fits (Paul Yee) [12/3]
29 (tie). A Bigger Splash (Yorick Le Saux) [12/2]
29 (tie). Deepwater Horizon (Enrique Chediak) [12/2]
29 (tie). Tale of Tales (Peter Suschitzky) [12/2]
32 (tie). Don’t Breathe (Pedro Luque) [10/2]
32 (tie). The Lobster (Thimios Bakatakis) [10/2]
32 (tie). Paterson (Frederick Elmes) [10/2]
35. The Shallows (Flavio Labiano) [9/2]
36. Our Little Sister (Mikiya Takimoto) [8/2]

The following films received one vote apiece:
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi
20th Century Women
31
Baskin
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Christine
Do Not Resist
Doctor Strange
Elle
The Eyes of My Mother
Fences
Hacksaw Ridge
High-Rise
I Am Not Madame Bovary
The Invitation
Ixcanul
Julieta
The Jungle Book
Kill Zone 2
Kubo and the Two Strings
Lion
Loving
Nerve
The Nice Guys
No Home Movie
Ouija: Origin of Evil
Pete’s Dragon
Queen of Katwe
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Under the Shadow
Voyage of Time: Life’s Journey
Wiener-Dog