U.S. Release Date: 2021-07-30
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity)
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.
U.S. Release Date: 2020-12-25
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
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.
U.S. Release Date: 2020-12-04
MPAA Rating: "R" (Nudity)
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.
U.S. Release Date: 2020-11-17
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Nudity)
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.
U.S. Release Date: 2020-10-13
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content)
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.
U.S. Release Date: 2020-04-03
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Adult Themes)
Director: Eliza Hittman
Cast: Sidney Flanigan, Talia Ryder, Theodore Pellerin
Made with such care and focus on the particulars of the situation that one doesn’t have to agree with Hittman’s perspective to be moved by the film.