Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)
Spider-Man: No Way Home is a movie that has been highly anticipated by fans for quite some time now. The film, directed by Jon Watts, sees Peter Parker (Tom Holland) dealing with the aftermath of being outed as Spider-Man by Mysterio. As Peter’s life becomes increasingly complicated, he seeks the help of Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) to try and reverse the damage that has been done. The film is full of action, heart, and humor, and the performances by the cast are fantastic.
The French Dispatch (2021)
The French Dispatch is a movie directed by Wes Anderson that tells the story of a group of journalists who work for a fictional French newspaper. The film is full of Anderson’s signature quirkiness, and the cast, which includes Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton, and Frances McDormand, is fantastic. The French Dispatch is a love letter to journalism and the power of storytelling.
Dune is a science fiction movie directed by Denis Villeneuve and based on the novel by Frank Herbert. The film follows the story of Paul Atreides (Timothée Chalamet), a young man who is destined to lead his people on a desert planet called Arrakis. The movie is visually stunning, and the performances by the cast, which includes Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, and Zendaya, are all excellent.
The Power of the Dog (2021)
The Power of the Dog is a movie directed by Jane Campion and stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst, and Jesse Plemons. The film takes place in Montana in the 1920s and follows the story of two brothers, Phil (Cumberbatch) and George (Plemons), who are ranchers. When George marries a widow named Rose (Dunst), Phil becomes increasingly hostile towards her. The Power of the Dog is a slow-burn movie that is elevated by its performances and Campion’s direction.
Belfast is a movie directed by Kenneth Branagh that tells the story of a family living in Northern Ireland during the late 1960s. The film is a love letter to the city of Belfast and its people, and the performances by the cast, which includes Jamie Dornan, Judi Dench, and Ciarán Hinds, are all fantastic. Belfast is a heartwarming movie that will leave audiences feeling good.
Licorice Pizza (2021)
Licorice Pizza is a movie directed by Paul Thomas Anderson and stars Alana Haim and Cooper Hoffman. The film takes place in the San Fernando Valley in the 1970s and follows the story of a young woman named Alana and a young man named Gary who start a business together. The movie is full of Anderson’s signature quirkiness, and the performances by the cast are all excellent.
The Lost Daughter (2021)
The Lost Daughter is a movie directed by Maggie Gyllenhaal and stars Olivia Colman, Jessie Buckley, and Dakota Johnson. The film follows the story of a woman named Leda (Colman) who is on a vacation in Greece when she becomes obsessed with a young mother and her daughter. The Lost Daughter is a haunting movie that is elevated by Colman’s fantastic performance.