Cinema has long since turned death into an art form, boasting iconic demises like Al Pacino in Scarface, Orson Welles in Citizen Kane, John Hurt in Alien and – best of all – Sam Jackson in Deep Blue Sea.
A movie death has the power to move you, frighten you and in a few cases, utterly disgust you.
2016 saw filmmakers make new strides in the art of onscreen death, finding new and innovative ways to make you care about compelling characters, and then coldly snuffing them out. They could be shocking for their suddenness, or the emotional impact they leave on the story.
In a few cases, it was the excessive gore that caught moviegoers off guard; hell, not even bonafide movie stars were immune to an abrupt, bloody exit....