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The Movies of 2021: U.S. Releases
 By Title // By Grade // By VOR Rating

Full Listing of Films Screened

Attica Dir. Stanley Nelson, Traci A. Curry. Documentary about uprising A–
Days Dir. Tsai Ming-liang. Lee Kang-sheng, Anong Houngheuangsy A–
Dear Comrades! Dir. Andrei Konchalovsky. Yuliya Vysotskaya, Vladislav Komarov A–
The Disciple Dir. Chaitanya Tamhane. Aditya Modak, Arun Dravid A–
The Lost Daughter Dir. Maggie Gyllenhaal. Olivia Colman, Jessie Buckley A–
Notturno Dir. Gianfranco Rosi. Documentary about the modern Middle East A–
The Orphanage Dir. Shahrbanoo Sadat. Qodratollah Qadiri, Masihullah Feraji A–
Prayers for the Stolen Dir. Tatiana Huezo. Ana Cristina Ordóñez González A–
Quo Vadis, Aida? Dir. Jasmila Žbanić. Jasna Djuričić, Izudin Bajrović, Boris Ler A–
Sweat Dir. Magnus von Horn. Magdalena Kolesnik, Julian Swiezewski A–
This Is Not a Burial, It's a Resurrection Dir. Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese A–
What We Left Unfinished Dir. Mariam Ghani. Documentary about Afghan cinema A–
Zola Dir. Janicza Bravo. Taylour Paige, Riley Keough, Colman Domingo A–

Ascension Dir. Jessica Kingdon. Documentary about labor and culture in China B+
C'mon C'mon Dir. Mike Mills. Joaquin Phoenix, Woody Norman, Gaby Hoffmann B+
Drive My Car Dir. Ryūsuke Hamaguchi. Hidetoshi Nishijima, Tōko Miura B+
Dune: Part One Dir. Denis Villeneuve. Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson B+
The Fever Dir. Maya Da-Rin. Regis Myrupu, Rosa Peixoto, Lourinelson Vladmir B+
The Killing of Two Lovers Dir. Robert Machoian. Clayne Crawford, Sepideh Moafi B+
Licorice Pizza Dir. Paul Thomas Anderson. Alana Haim, Cooper Hoffman B+
Memoria Dir. Apichatpong Weerasethakul. Tilda Swinton, Elkin Díaz B+
MLK/FBI Dir. Sam Pollard. Documentary about surveilling Martin Luther King, Jr. B+
New Order Dir. Michel Franco. Samantha Yazareth Anaya, Dario Yazbek Bernal B+
No Ordinary Man Dir. Aisling Chin-Yee, Chase Joynt. Documentary B+
Parallel Mothers Dir. Pedro Almodóvar. Penélope Cruz, Milena Smit B+
Passing Dir. Rebecca Hall. Tessa Thompson, Ruth Negga, André Holland B+
El Planeta Dir. Amalia Ulman. Amalia Ulman, Alejandra Ulman, Chen Zhou B+
Test Pattern Dir. Shatara Michelle Ford. Brittany S. Hall, Will Brill, Gail Bean B+
What Do We See When We Look at the Sky? Dir. Aleksandre Koberidze B+
Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy Dir. Ryūsuke Hamaguchi. Kotone Furukawa B+
The Woman Who Ran Dir. Hong Sang-soo. Kim Min-hee, Song Seon-mi B+

About Endlessness Dir. Roy Andersson. Bengt Bergius, Conny Block, Lisa Blohm B
Anne at 13,000 Ft. Dir. Kazik Radwanski. Deragh Campbell, Dorothea Paas B
Annette Dir. Leos Carax. Adam Driver, Marion Cotillard, Simon Helberg B
Beginning Dir. Dea Kulumbegashvili. Ia Sukhitashvili, Rati Oneli B
The Father Dir. Florian Zeller. Anthony Hopkins, Olivia Colman, Olivia Williams B
Faya Dayi Dir. Jessica Beshir. Documentary about khat growers in Ethiopia B
Flee Dir. Jonas Poher Rasmussen. Documentary about gay Afghan refugee B
Hive Dir. Blerta Basholli. Yllka Gashi, Çun Lajçi, Aurita Agushi, Kumrije Hoxha B
The Humans Dir. Stephen Karam. Richard Jenkins, Jayne Houdyshell B
I'm Your Man Dir. Maria Schrader. Maren Eggert, Dan Stevens, Sandra Hüller B
King Richard Dir. Reinaldo Marcus Green. Will Smith, Saniyya Sidney B
małni – towards the ocean, towards the shore Dir. Sky Hopinka. Documentary B
Mass Dir. Fran Kranz. Reed Birney, Ann Dowd, Jason Isaacs, Martha Plimpton B
Night of the Kings Dir. Philippe Lacôte. Koné Bakary, Steve Tientcheu B
The Power of the Dog Dir. Jane Campion. Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst B
Preparations to Be Together for an Unknown Period of Time Dir. Lili Horvát B
Procession Dir. Robert Greene. Documentary about sexual assault survivors B
Saint Maud Dir. Rose Glass. Morfydd Clark, Jennifer Ehle, Lily Frazer, Lily Knight B
Sequin in a Blue Room Dir. Samuel Van Grinsven. Conor Leach, Ed Wightman B
Supernova Dir. Harry Macqueen. Colin Firth, Stanley Tucci, Pippa Haywood B
There Is No Evil Dir. Mohammad Rasoulof. Baran Rasoulof, Kaveh Ahangar B
Titane Dir. Julia Ducournau. Agathe Rousselle, Vincent Lindon, Garance Marillier B
The Tragedy of Macbeth Dir. Joel Coen. Denzel Washington, Frances McDormand B
Twilight's Kiss Dir. Ray Leung. Tai-Bo, Ben Yuen, Patra Au Ga Man, Lo Chun Yip B
The Velvet Underground Dir. Todd Haynes. Documentary about the alt-rock band B
West Side Story Dir. Steven Spielberg. Rachel Zegler, Ansel Elgort, Ariana DeBose B
The White Tiger Dir. Ramin Bahrani. Adarsh Gourav, Rajkummar Rao B

Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn Dir. Radu Jude. Katia Pascariu, Claudia Ieremia B–
Being the Ricardos Dir. Aaron Sorkin. Nicole Kidman, Javier Bardem, Tony Hale B–
Benedetta Dir. Paul Verhoeven. Virginie Efira, Daphne Patakia B–
The County Dir. Grímur Hákonarson. Arndís Hrönn Egilsdóttir, Hinrik Ólafsson B–
Cusp Dir. Parker Hill, Isabel Bethencourt. Documentary about teen girls in Texas B–
Ema Dir. Pablo Larraín. Mariana Di Girólamo, Gael García Bernal B–
Encanto Dir. Jared Bush, Byron Howard. Voice of Stephanie Beatriz B–
The French Dispatch Dir. Wes Anderson. Benicio Del Toro, Adrien Brody B–
A Hero Dir. Asghar Farhadi. Amir Jadidi, Sahar Goldoust, Mohsen Tanabandeh B–
Isabella Dir. Matías Piñeiro. María Villar, Agustina Muñoz, Gabriela Saidón B–
Kala Azar Dir. Janis Rafailidou. Penelope Tsilika, Dimitris Lalos, Michele Valley B–
The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain Dir. David Midell. Frankie Faison B–
Language Lessons Dir. Natalie Morales. Mark Duplass, Natalie Morales B–
Little Girl Dir. Sébastien Lifshitz. Documentary about a young trans girl in France B–
The Many Saints of Newark Dir. Alan Taylor. Alessandro Nivola B–
Memory House Dir. João Paulo Miranda Maria. Antônio Pitanga, Aline Marta B–
Moffie Dir. Oliver Hermanus. Kai Luke Brummer, Ryan de Villiers, Matthew Vey B–
Petite Maman Dir. Céline Sciamma. Joséphine Sanz, Gabrielle Sanz, Nina Meurisse B–
The Rescue Dir. Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, Jimmy Chin. Documentary B–
Summer of Soul Dir. Questlove. Documentary about Harlem music festival B–
tick, tick...BOOM! Dir. Lin-Manuel Miranda. Andrew Garfield, Alexandra Shipp B–
The United States vs. Billie Holiday Dir. Lee Daniels. Andra Day, Trevante Rhodes B–

Boy Meets Boy Dir. Daniel Sanchez Lopez. Alexandros Koutsoulis C+
Bruised Dir. Halle Berry. Halle Berry, Sheila Atim, Danny Boyd Jr., Adan Canto C+
In the Heights Dir. Jon M. Chu. Anthony Ramos, Leslie Grace, Melissa Barrera C+
Judas and the Black Messiah Dir. Shaka King. Lakeith Stanfield, Daniel Kaluuya C+
The Last Forest Dir. Luiz Bolognesi. Documentary about imperiled Amazon tribe C+
Nightmare Alley Dir. Guillermo del Toro. Bradley Cooper, Rooney Mara C+
No Sudden Move Dir. Steven Soderbergh. Don Cheadle, Benicio Del Toro C+
Pig Dir. Michael Sarnoski. Nicolas Cage, Alex Wolff, Adam Arkin, David Knell C+
Plan B Dir. Natalie Morales. Kuhoo Verma, Victoria Moroles, Michael Provost C+
Red Rocket Dir. Sean Baker. Simon Rex, Suzanna Son, Bree Elrod, Ethan Darbone C+
Saint-Narcisse Dir. Bruce La Bruce. Félix-Antoine Duval, Tania Kontoyanni C+
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Dir. Destin Daniel Cretton C+
The Worst Person in the World Dir. Joachim Trier. Renate Reinsve C+

Beyto Dir. Gitta Gsell. Burak Ates, Dimitri Stapfer, Ecem Aydin C
Don't Look Up Dir. Adam McKay. Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence C
The Eyes of Tammy Faye Dir. Michael Showalter. Jessica Chastain C
The Green Knight Dir. David Lowery. Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander, Sean Harris C
No Time to Die Dir. Cary Joji Fukunaga. Daniel Craig, Léa Seydoux, Rami Malek C
Port Authority Dir. Dir. Danielle Lessovitz. Fionn Whitehead, Leyna Bloom C
Respect Dir. Liesl Tommy. Jennifer Hudson, Marlon Wayans, Forest Whitaker C
Shiva Baby Dir. Emma Seligman. Rachel Sennott, Molly Gordon, Danny Deferrari C
The Souvenir, Part II Dir. Joanna Hogg. Honor Swinton Byrne, Tilda Swinton C
Spencer Dir. Pablo Larraín. Kristen Stewart, Jack Farthing, Sally Hawkins C
Truman and Tennessee: An Intimate Conversation Dir. Lisa Immordino Vreeland C

Belfast Dir. Kenneth Branagh. Jude Hill, Caitríona Balfe, Jamie Dornan C–
Bergman Island Dir. Mia Hansen-Løve. Vicky Krieps, Tim Roth, Mia Wasikowska C–
Breaking Fast Dir. Mike Mosallam. Haaz Sleiman, Michael Cassidy, Amin El Gamal C–
The Card Counter Dir. Paul Schrader. Oscar Isaac, Tye Sheridan, Tiffany Haddish C–
CODA Dir. Siän Heder. Emilia Jones, Marlee Matlin, Troy Kotsur, Daniel Durant C–
Cruella Dir. Craig Gillespie. Emma Stone, Mark Strong, Emma Thompson, Joel Fry C–
Dachra Dir. Abdelhamid Bouchnak. Yassmine Dimassi, Aziz Jbali, Bilel Slatnia C–
The Mauritanian Dir. Kevin Macdonald. Tahar Rahim, Jodie Foster C–
The Matrix Resurrections Dir. Lana Wachowski. Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss C–
Stillwater Dir. Tom McCarthy. Matt Damon, Camille Cottin, Abigail Breslin C–
Sublet Dir. Eytan Fox. John Benjamin Hickey, Niv Nissim, Miki Kam C–
Summer of '85 Dir. François Ozon. Félix Lefebvre, Benjamin Voisin C–
Swan Song Dir. Benjamin Cleary. Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris, Glenn Close C–
The Tender Bar Dir. George Clooney. Tye Sheridan, Ben Affleck, Lily Rabe C–

The Guilty Dir. Antoine Fuqua. Jake Gyllenhaal, Riley Keough, Ethan Hawke D+

Eternals Dir. Chloé Zhao. Gemma Chan, Richard Madden, Salma Hayek D

The Hand of God Dir. Paolo Sorrentino. Filippo Scotti, Teresa Saponangelo D–
House of Gucci Dir. Ridley Scott. Lady Gaga, Adam Driver, Al Pacino D–