12 must-see movies this holiday season, from the new ‘west story’ to ‘Spider-Man: There’s No Way Home’

Definitely, definitely yes So much to look forward to next year, but 2021 is going to be an impressive year for movies — and many of the best movies are currently hitting theaters or will land in the next few weeks. There was a woman coming of age by Paul Thomas Anderson Licorice pizza, discover the passions of youth with a tender touch; Mike Mills’ Come on, which boasts Joaquin Phoenix’s sincerest turn as a middle-aged radio journalist tasked with taking care of her estranged 9-year-old grandson; Escape, an animated documentary about an Afghan refugee’s traumatic journey to the West; and Red rocket, a funny character study focusing on an aging adult movie star trying to get her life back, from talented people Sean Baker.

And if you’re looking for a movie to hit theaters over the holidays — assuming you’ve got the hang of it, of course — then, we’ve got you covered. In addition to the above, here are the movies we’re most looking forward to this month.

STORY OF THE WEST (December 10 at the Theater)

Retrain Steven Spielberg with one of the world’s greatest living playwrights in Tony Kushner, this remake of vintage 1961 is said to defend the many cultural wrongs of the original while conveying the singing and dancing process with brilliant cinematography and even more. Rita Moreno. As our own Kevin Fallon wrote, “This West story is loyal and familiar — a respect. That includes explosive on-screen performances, actors getting right to some of the greatest characters and songs ever written, and then some.”

IS RICARDOS (December 10 in Theaters; December 21 in Prime)

If Sports night, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip and Newsroom taught us anything, it’s Aaron Sorkin’s relationship probing behind the scenes of the TV series. His latest takes viewers into a tumultuous week of production for the series I love Lucy, with red-haired Nicole Kidman as Lucille Ball and Javier Bardem posing as Desi Arnaz. Expect plenty of ostentatious monologues, walking and talking, and stinging affection.

DON’T LOOK UP (December 10 in Theaters; December 24 on Netflix)

Although writer and director Adam McKay’s Biography of Dick Cheney Evil behavior failed to capture the insidiousness of the tyrant who enjoys torture and smears on American politics, this commentary on our conspiracy-obsessed culture shows him on the ground. more familiar. The film follows two astronomers (Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence) who try to convince a populist president (Meryl Streep) and her group of morally bankrupt best friends (Jonah Hill, the people who don’t like them). other) that a comet is about to strike planet Earth. Leo is a very comedians are gifted, so it’s nice to see him wince again to laugh.

NIGHTMARE ALLEY (December 17 in Theater)

This remake of the 1947 hit classic Tyrone Power comes from the fertile soul of the Oscar winner. Guillermo del Toro, and Bradley Cooper plays a mischievous hunter who gets into a fight with a snake-human psychiatrist (Cate Blanchett) who sets him on a path to destruction. The cast also includes Toni Collette, Willem Dafoe, Rooney Mara and Richard Jenkins. But the thrill of Final seeing Blanchett turn her into a blonde is the main attraction here.

SPIDER MAN: NO WAY HOME (December 17 in Theater)

Who wouldn’t pay to see one of the most interesting real-life couples, Tom Holland and Zendaya, in an epic Marvel superhero on the web? The third installment in Jon Watts’ Spidey reboot features Holland’s Peter Parker requesting the services of Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) to restore his secret identity after Mysterio was exposed. Colleges will then pass, making the bad guys from Spidey’s past—including Alfred Molina’s Doc Ock, Willem Dafoe’s Green Goblin, Jamie Foxx’s Electro, Thomas Haden Church’s Sandman, and Rhys Ifans’ Lizard re-create. export.

Daughter Gone (December 17 in Theaters; December 31 on Netflix)

Elena Ferrante’s adaptation starring the inimitable Olivia Colman as a woman vacationing on an Italian island, whose attachment to a mother and daughter prompts flashbacks of her own difficult upbringing? And with Jessie Buckley, Dakota Johnson, Peter Sarsgaard, Ed Harris, and Normal personDoes Paul Mescal round out the cast? Sign us up for a sure-fire directorial debut of Maggie Gyllenhaal.

“Who wouldn’t pay to see one of the most interesting real-life couples, Tom Holland and Zendaya, in an epic Marvel superhero on the web?”

SMALL GENDER Bar (December 17 in Theaters; January 7 on Prime)

Ben Affleck is his best embodiment when it comes to portraying brutal bullies (Shocked and confused), tormented sadists (Chase Amy, Lost Girl) or working-class brothers (Goodwill to hunt). He returns to the realm later as Uncle Charlie, a bartender and surrogate father to his grandson JR (Tye Sheridan), whom he encourages to escape the depressed Long Island areas her own — and a father’s terror — by pursuing her goal of becoming a writer. . Directed by George Clooney, the film also stars Lily Rabe, Christopher Lloyd and Max Martini.

MAN (December 22 in theaters)

Originally slated for a November 2019 release, the third entry in Matthew Vaughn’s Kingsman The spy series features Ralph Fiennes in a melon hat, a new young security guard (Harris Dickinson), and some extremely hot Brits in Matthew Goode, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Gemma Arterton. Here, Fiennes and Dickinson team up to prevent an army of villains from engaging in an all-out war that could destroy the world.

MATCH EDITS (December 22 at Theaters / HBO Max)

The fourth movie in Matrix the franchise is the first franchise to be led by a solo Lana Wachowski (minus her sister Lilly), and is set 20 years after the events of 2003. Matrix Revolution, where Keanu Reeves ‘Neo is living a happy ignorant life as a San Francisco family man with Trinity (Carrie-Anne Moss) when Morpheus (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II) gives him a red pill and turns the world upside down. his world — hopefully more Rage against the Machines.

MOTHERS (December 24 in Theater)

Magic happens anytime The great Pedro Almodóvar and Penelope Cruz meet (run and see All about my mother if you don’t already know), and the same is true of their latest movie – a harrowing drama about two single women (Cruz, Milena Smit) who accidentally swap their children. birth, and then discover for ourselves the meaning of motherhood, our history, and how our past haunts the present.

MACBET’s TEST (December 25 in Theaters; January 14 on Apple TV+)

I mean, come on, it’s Joel Coen directing the screen giants Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand in the Shakespeare adaptation. Macbeth—How to be more persuasive than you need to be? Follow for our very own Nick Schager, it’s “Bravura’s pure, cinematic storytelling” and “an aesthetic masterpiece, its images and sounds laden with psychological torment”). So yeah, go see it.

MEMORIA (December 26 in Theater)

Marking the English-language debut of excellent Thai filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul (Uncle Boonmee who can recall his past life), this meditative drama starring Tilda Swinton as Jessica Holland, a Scottish expatriate in Colombia who, after her sister suddenly falls ill with a mysterious illness, begins to hear stories Strange noises in the night. Is it some kind of natural, supernatural phenomenon, or is she losing her mind? Whatever it is, you know Tilda will act for it.

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ClareFora is a Interreviewed U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. ClareFora joined Interreviewed in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: clarefora@interreviewed.com.

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