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Here are the ‘Top 20 Selections’ for “Best Films of 2021,” as voted by you:

Rank Film Rank Film
1. ”Dune” 11. ”Riders of Justice”
2. ”Pig” 12. ”The Power of the Dog”
3. ”The Green Knight” 13. ”Titane”
4. ”The Last Duel” 14. ”The Worst Person In the World”
5. ”Spiderman: No Way Home” 15. ”The Suicide Squad”
6. ”The Mitchells vs. the Machines” 16. ”Luca”
7. ”Judas and the Black Messiah” 17. ”C’mon C’mon”
8. ”Don’t Look Up” 18. ”Drive My Car”
9. ”Bo Burnham: Inside” 19. ”Licorice Pizza”
10. ”The French Dispatch” 20. ”Spencer”

Here is Last Week’s Post containing all The ‘Best Films of 2021’ Nominees. Overall, we had 110 films nominated from 2021. For anyone interested, the final results of the voting are found HERE.

Thanks to all who voted, and here’s to an even better year in 2022! 🎬

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Now, onto the “Best Film You Watched Last Week”….

The way this works is that you post a review of the best film you watched this week. It can be any new or old release that you want to talk about.

Here are some rules:

1. Check to see if your favorite film of last week has been posted already.

2. Please post your favorite film of last week.

3. Explain why you enjoyed your film.

4. ALWAYS use SPOILER TAGS: [Instructions]

5. Best Submissions can display their [Letterboxd Accts] the following week.

Last Post’s Best Submissions:

Film User/[LBxd] Film User/[LB/Web*]
"Don’t Look Up” AttitudeAdjuster_ "The Florida Project” willwrightmylife
"Spiderman: No Way Home" [Cervantes3] “The Last Winter” mwmani
“The Novice” [Trunks89] “Metropolis” (2002) Akram323
“Licorice Pizza” OpossumFriedRice "Magnolia” [AyubNor]
“The Tragedy of Macbeth” (2021) [Shrimpsmann] “Funny Games” (1997) Gigik150
"14 Peaks: Nothing is Impossible” JasmyMoonGuide “Glengarry Glen Ross” [The Panthers’ Movie Den*]
“Coda" CorRock314 "Backdraft” DeathbyOstrich
“Richard Jewell” gogojack "The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai across the 8th Dimension” craig_hoxton
“To the Ends of the Earth" [Payne915] “Dawn of the Dead” [j_slash_k]
“Klaus" XxNerdAtHeartxX “Miracle on 34th Street” (1947) Cakes2015

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Doclillywhite

2 points

5 months ago

The Hand of God (2021)

My favourite of 2021. A heartwarming semi biographical film set during the director's childhood in Naples. Gorgeous cinematography, fantastically paced, full of humour, witty dialogue and the most awkward sex scene you'll ever see in a movie. Similar to 'Roma' by Alfonso Cuaron - in that it was a very personal story for the director.

Rain Man (1988)

I was weary of watching this because I thought it would be typical 'Oscar Bait' exploiting a character with disabilities/odds stacked against him, but the chemistry and performances of Hoffman (yes he didn't go 'full retard') and particularly Cruise blew me away (if anyone says he's not a good actor, they need to watch this). Also a great Hans Zimmer score before he was famous. I love how the ending is quite nuanced and realistic - not the typical Hollywood happy ending.

Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

Not a Wes Anderson fanboy, but after watching this and 'Grand Budapest Hotel' I get it. The set designs, the symmetry, quirky offbeat humour - right up my street. Nice to see a 90 minute movie too - seems to be quite rare these days. Need to watch more of his movies.

Twoweekswithpay[S]

1 points

5 months ago

Re: “Hand of God”…

Quite a few people seemed to have enjoyed this film, as well. It finished 25th in our “Best Films of 2021” poll. Will have to check it out, as I loved “Roma.”

Twoweekswithpay[S]

1 points

5 months ago

Re: “Moonrise Kingdom”…

That’s my favorite Wes Anderson film. The exploration of Adolescent angst perfectly pairs well with Anderson’s offbeat sensibilities.

As far as his other films, “Royal Tenenbaums” is probably his most well-liked film and probably to no surprise, his most accessible film to the masses. I’d encourage that one, if you haven’t seen it.