The Bit Players
About This Show
The Bit Players is a weekly film podcast hosted by five close, long-time friends. They will explore a film a week in a long-form conversation that digs into both the film itself and their relationships to film as a whole as well as the world around them. Mixing humor and insight (with a little bit of irreverence), the Bit Players hope to become a part of your life as a film-lover.
Most Recent Episode
Top 10 Films of 2016
2016 was another great year in movies. From the low-budget indie flicks that made major waves like Hell or High Water and Don't Breathe to the massive super hero epics like Deadpool and Captain America: Civil War, it was another year with a little something for everyone in the Bit Players. There were memorable songs, memorable characters, memorable moments all across the board. There were laughs, tears, frights, and action. It seems like every year gets better and better to be a movie fan as the ability to make a film reaches more and more creative fingertips, and 2016 was no exception. Bit Player favorites like Richard Linklater and the Coen Brothers delivered more of the same greatness we've come to expect, but newcomers like Robert Eggers and the continually impressive Jeremy Saulnier firmly placed themselves on the "to watch" list with their 2016 entries. Read below to find out everything we loved about this year, including best films, acting performances, music, scenes, writing, cinematography, and more.