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The film’s occasional overreaches aren’t always a negative; the high points are very high and, when it’s all over, most viewers will remember them.

Run Time: 1:48
U.S. Release Date: 2021-08-20
MPAA Rating: "R" (Disturbing Images, Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Horror
Director: David Bruckner
Cast: Rebecca Hall, Sarah Goldberg, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Evan Jonigkeit, Stacy Martin

A quietly intense alternative to generic horror movies that provides its share of scares without the need to splatter the screen with blood and viscera.

Run Time: 2:04
U.S. Release Date: 2021-07-30
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity)
Genre: Drama
Director: Edson Oda
Cast: Winston Duke, Zazie Beetz, Benedict Wong, Tony Hale, Bill Skarsgard, Arianna Ortiz, David Rysdahl

"Nine Days" is a pure allegory; the film works as an extended philosophical rumination but fails as a story.

Soderbergh constructs a masterful tale of escalating crime, filled with anti-heroes, outright villains, and low-key twists at every turn.

Never takes itself too seriously, delivers all the goods one expects from this sort of action-thriller, and doesn’t overstay its welcome.

Run Time: 1:58
U.S. Home Release Date: 2021-03-23
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: Western
Director: Paul Greengrass
Cast: Tom Hanks, Helena Zengel

The action-flavored Western elements are handled adeptly but the movie’s strongest suit is the relationship between the veteran and his young traveling companion.

Run Time: 1:48
U.S. Release Date: 2020-12-04
MPAA Rating: "R" (Nudity)
Genre: Drama
Director: Chloe Zhao
Cast: Frances McDormand, David Strathairn, Linda May, Bob Wells, Swankie

Moody, introspective, and meditative, "Nomadland" makes up for its meandering pace with its insights about human nature and its incisive portrait of indomitability.

Run Time: 1:47
U.S. Home Release Date: 2021-05-18
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Nudity)
Genre: Drama
Director: Sean Durkin
Cast: Jude Law, Carrie Coon, Charlie Shotwell, Oona Roche, Anne Reid

This is either a tragedy or horror movie, depending on your point of view. Maybe, in truth, it’s both.

Run Time: 1:30
U.S. Release Date: 2020-10-13
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Horror
Director: Zu Quirke
Cast: Sydney Sweeney, Madison Iseman, Jacques Colimon, Ivan Shaw, Ji Eun Hwang

Although missing opportunities to present a memorable production, this doesn’t demand much from its audience and, in the process, delivers something unsettling.

Run Time: 1:57
U.S. Release Date: 1987-11-25
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: Animated/Fantasy
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Cast: Sumi Shimamoto, Goro Naya, Asbel, Yoshiko Sakakibara, Iemasa Kayumi, Ichiro Nagai, Hisako Kyoda

Although the narrative at times becomes jumbled, many of the individual scenes stand out as outstanding action/adventure pieces with innovative visuals and a breakneck pace.