#7 Film in 2021: Some Kind of Heaven

https://youtu.be/gmRnGHrjl1w 6.5/10 Centered on America’s largest retirement community, The Villages, takes us into Florida (where else?) to look at four distinct people (one couple, two singles) and their struggles to find happiness in this “Disneyland for adults”. The idea behind the documentary, along with how well we get to know its subjects within its quick … Continue reading #7 Film in 2021: Some Kind of Heaven

#3 Netflix Film in 2021: To All the Boys: Always and Forever

https://youtu.be/2jPdejek5QA 7/10 After a fantastic start followed by an ok second movie, the Subway trilogy ends on a higher note than the last movie, despite not quite reaching the level of the first film. This film stands apart the other two as being the longest of the three films with almost an extra half an … Continue reading #3 Netflix Film in 2021: To All the Boys: Always and Forever

#2 Netflix Film in 2021: To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You

https://youtu.be/LIU4xb61PHc 6/10 Lara Jean and co. are all back for the halfway point of what I was going to call the “To All the Boys trilogy” but after Subway returns for more screen time than Lara Jean’s older sister, I have decided to dub this the “Subway trilogy”. While this is not nearly as strong … Continue reading #2 Netflix Film in 2021: To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You

#1 Netflix Film in 2021: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

https://youtu.be/555oiY9RWM4 8/10 Modern romantic comedies today tend to be extremely cliché, repetitive and predictable and while “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” doesn’t break a ton of new ground, the incredible cast, relatable characters and heart that the film has really sets it above and beyond most rom coms today. Before I continue to … Continue reading #1 Netflix Film in 2021: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

#4 Film in 2021: Promising Young Woman

https://youtu.be/we5yV7Gc9rY 8.5/10 My 16th most anticipated film of 2020, after having been delayed from April 2020 to Christmas, “Promising Young Woman” has finally arrived and not only was it a fantastic film but perhaps the real promising young woman is writer/director Emerald Fennell making her feature length directorial debut after years of acting and writing … Continue reading #4 Film in 2021: Promising Young Woman

#3 Film in 2021: News of the World

https://youtu.be/zTZDb_iKooI 5.5/10 Co-writer/director Paul Greengrass has made some phenomenal films in his career so I was excited to see him reteam with Tom Hanks after their fantastic prior collaboration, “Captain Phillips”. Hanks returns to play yet another captain in this movie but it unfortunately falls short of their previous collaborative efforts. “News of the World” … Continue reading #3 Film in 2021: News of the World