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Added by johanlefourbe on 24 Aug 2010 07:12
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Movies I can't wait to see

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2020

People who added this item 304 Average listal rating (217 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.4
Tenet (2020)



Release date (U.S.) : 17 July 2020

directed by : Christopher Nolan

with : Elizabeth Debicki, Robert Pattinson, John David Washington, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Kenneth Branagh, Michael Caine

plot : The plot is currently unknown. The project is described as an action epic revolving around the world of international espionage.

Why do I want to see this ?
Even though we don't know anything yet about this movie, a new directing project from Christopher Nolan is always something to get massively excited about and it automatically becomes my top priority for this year.

My verdict :
Because of the Coronavirus, even though the movie was completed, it kept getting postponed increasing my expectations in the process but also for everyone else. Well, I wish I could say it was worth the wait, as it is usually the case with this director. Unfortunately, I'm afraid Nolan has delivered the first misfire in an otherwise pretty much flawless career so far. The saddest thing is that it was, according to Nolan, his most ambitious movie so far. Anyway, what went wrong? Well, for me, it felt like they gave permission to David Lynch to direct a blockbuster with a 200 million dollar budget. The difference would be that Lynch would probably deliver something just as weird, bonkers and nonsensical as Nolan did but, at least, it would be on purpose. Anyway, was it really some complete garbage? Of course, not. The time passed by very quickly, the soundtrack was badass, it was visually still impressive and it felt good to go back to the movie theatre after almost 6 months but there is no doubt that the damned thing was seriously disappointing.
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People who added this item 118 Average listal rating (77 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7
Mank (2020)



Release date (U.S.) : 4 December 2020

directed by : David Fincher

with : Gary Oldman, Lily Collins, Amanda Seyfried

plot : Follows screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz's tumultuous development of Orson Welles' iconic 1941 movie Citizen Kane.

Why do I want to see this ?
At last... After 6 long years, David Fincher is finally coming up with a new directing effort and, of course, it had to be a major priority on this list. To be honest, the story doesn't sound really fascinating but, on the other hand, we are talking about the guy who managed to deliver a spellbinding thriller about Facebook. Anyway, Fincher is easily one of the most interesting directors at work nowadays so anything coming from this guy is pretty much a must-see in my book.

My verdict :
Well, unfortunately, even though I really admired the work done, to be honest, I can’t say I was really blown by the end-result though. I mean, as usual with David Fincher, it was visually really impressive and I loved the way he tried to reproduce the vibe of a movie from the same time period. Furthermore, Herman Mankiewicz was an interesting character and Gary Oldman gave another really strong performance. However, the first issue was already the fact that, beside Mankiewicz, none of the other characters were developed whatsoever. However, the biggest problem was that, even though this movie was obviously a passion project for Fincher (it was even written by his father years ago), it was interesting at best but never really fascinating, I’m afraid. In a sense, you could compare it to ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ which was basically Tarantino’s love songs to the end-60’s Hollywood, in this case, Fincher brought us back to the 1930's Hollywood with his meticulous attention to the details but, just like with Tarantino’s acclaimed opus, I just didn’t care much like they both did. Furthermore, concerning the conception of ‘Citizen Kane’, it didn’t go really deep after all. I mean, basically, Mankiewicz locked himself up in some lodge in the middle of nowhere and delivered one of the best screenplays ever written, that’s it. Anyway, even if I didn’t care much the material, it was still another fine directing effort by David Fincher.
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People who added this item 292 Average listal rating (222 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8.1
Soul (2020)



Release date (U.S.) : 4 December 2020

directed by : Pete Docter, Kemp Powers

plot : A musician who has lost his passion for music is transported out of his body and must find his way back with the help of an infant soul learning about herself.

Why do I want to see this ?
To be honest, even though I used to be a die-hard of Pixar (I even saw 'Toy Story' in the movie theater when it was released), I kinda lost faith with them after they focused so much on releasing (underwhelming) sequels lately. However, this movie will finally be about an original story and the concept sounds pretty awesome so I'm pretty excited about this movie.

My verdict :
Well, the guys from Pixar have done it again. Indeed, they have produced yet another masterpiece. Of course, the animation was gorgeous, I wouldn’t expect less from them, and the jazz music was really sweet as well, but, above all, the depth of the story and the themes developed was just really impressive. You might argue that it might be too similar to ‘Inside Out’, Pete Docter’s previous directing effort, but I didn’t bother me. Basically, this movie was some kind of a mix of ‘Inside Out’ with ‘Coco’ and ‘Up’ with some body-switching as well. Regarding the body-switching thing, you can imagine that they could have made the whole movie about this (how many movies have been made around this concept?) and it would have been still fairly successful anyway. However, and that’s where the movie really stands out from the competition, they went just way beyond that. Basically, they tackled the biggest question ever which is ‘What is the meaning of life?’, even if both characters were not even aware of this quest and this journey was just spellbinding. I also really appreciate the fact that, even though the main character seemed to be a decent guy, he was also flawed which made him so much more human and identifiable. Basically, the damned thing was just fascinating to behold.
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People who added this item 154 Average listal rating (110 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.7



Release date (U.S.) : 23 October 2020

directed by : Jason Woliner

with : Sacha Baron Cohen

plot : Follow-up film to the 2006 comedy centering on the real-life adventures of a fictional Kazakh television journalist named Borat.

Why do I want to see this ?
Since I really loved 'Borat' (in my opinion, it is hands down the best comedy released during the last 20 years), this movie should have been a priority to me but, somehow, I will have to postpone it for the time being. It's in fact due to 2 things. First, it came out of nowhere and, like anyone else, I didn't even know Sacha Baron Cohen was actually working on a sequel. Second, and that's the main reason, I don't have a Amazon Prime account. Still, I will definitely watch the damned thing at some point though.
People who added this item 165 Average listal rating (117 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.4
Nomadland (2021)



Release date (U.S.) : 19 February 2021

directed by : Chloé Zhao

with : Frances McDormand, David Strathairn

plot : After losing everything in the Great Recession, a woman embarks on a journey through the American West, living as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad.

Why do I want to see this ?
What a year for Chloé Zhao! She was supposed to release her first huge blockbuster with 'Eternals'. However, because of the Coronavirus pandemic, it was postponed until 2021 but, in the meantime, she managed to release this much smaller indie feature which turned out to be a massive critical success. Since this movie has been heralded by most of the critics as the best movie released in 2020, I'm definitely eager to check it out.

My verdict :
I have always been fascinated by such alternative lifestyles so I definitely had some rather high expectations. Well, even though I thought it was indeed a beautiful movie with another pitch-perfect performance from Frances McDormand who’s apparently challenging Meryl Streep for the title of best actress alive, to be honest, it didn’t really blow me away though. Of course, you could argue that nothing much really happened through the whole thing but it didn’t really bother me. Eventually, the biggest issue was maybe the fact every single person on the road was just so freaking nice. I mean, I have to admit that this lack of conflict was refreshing but, to be honest, it seems rather unlikely that none of them had a bad bone whatsoever. Eventually, even if it was unintentional, it did turn the whole thing into some kind of commercial for the nomadic lifestyle. Still, even though I wasn’t completely sold, it was quite fascinating to see these people taking some distance from our rather decadent capitalistic way of life and seeming pretty happy in the process.
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People who added this item 54 Average listal rating (35 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.4



Release date (U.S.) : 3 April 2020

directed by : Eliza Hittman

plot : A pair of teenage girls in rural Pennsylvania travel to New York City to seek out medical help after an unintended pregnancy.

Why do I want to see this ?
Beside its pretty cool title, it is another movie which has been heralded by most of the critics as one of the best movies released in 2020 so I will definitely check it out at some point.
People who added this item 82 Average listal rating (60 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.8



Release date (U.S.) : 25 December 2020

directed by : Paul Greengrass

with : Tom Hanks

plot : A Civil War veteran agrees to deliver a girl, taken by the Kiowa people years ago, to her aunt and uncle, against her will. They travel hundreds of miles and face grave dangers as they search for a place that either can call home.

Why do I want to see this ?
To be honest, it has been a while since Paul Greengrass has really impressed me but, since this movie has received some stellar reviews, I'm really eager to watch the damned thing. On top of that, it will be apparently released on Netflix in Europe so I will be able to see it pretty much as soon as it is available on the streaming platform.

My verdict :
To be honest, I took me a while to get into this movie and I guess it mostly had to with the fact that the plot was actually really generic and predictable. And, yet, it still managed to grab me at some point. Indeed, even if it wasn’t the darkest Western I have seen, the tone was still quite sad and I think that’s why the two main characters eventually bonded, not necessarily because they were kind to one and another but because they shared a deep sorrow. What made this even more interesting was that their pain and sorrow actually echoed the pain and sorrow experienced by the whole nation at the time including the Indians, the settlers, the black slaves, the Civil war veterans and the South in general. In my opinion, these two characters were fairly well developed and even though it was obvious the kid needed the captain to move forward, he also needed her to be able to face his past. Eventually, the whole thing did end on a hopeful note but I think it also echoed how, in spite of a very rough start, the USA as a nation still became a world leader, whether you like it or not.
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People who added this item 124 Average listal rating (93 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.8
Another Round (2020)



Release date (U.S.) : 18 December 2020

directed by : Thomas Vinterberg

with : Mads Mikkelsen

plot : Four friends, all high school teachers, test a theory that they will improve their lives by maintaining a constant level of alcohol in their blood.

Why do I want to see this ?
Ever since I saw 'Festen' in the movie theatre when it was released, I have faithfully followed Vinterberg's career. To be honest, not all his movies have been as rewarding as his Dogma effort was but they are always interesting to behold. On top of that, this time, he is working again with the great Mads Mikkelsen and, the last time they made a movie together, it did result in the amazing 'Jagten'. This new collaboration has also received some strong reviews so it could be really good as well.

My verdict :
To be honest, it took me a while to get the damned thing. Indeed, not only I was expecting a very light comedy but I’m not a huge fan of alcohol in general. However, if it might seem to be only about a group of four rather pathetic guys who decides to get drunk because they are all stuck in some kind of middle-crisis, it went actually way beyond that. Indeed, many might make the mistake of thinking that this movie was about drinking but, in fact, it was a movie about living. Basically, life can be incredibly dull and monotonous and, if you’re unlucky, it can be terribly tough and full of hardships. Eventually, the only way to live a full life is through experiences and experiments. Basically, from time to time, we should all try to get outside this tiny little box that society has given us, to go against the rules, to push our boundaries, or simply do something rather foolish because otherwise what’s the point? Of course, as displayed in this movie, it can be hazardous or even dangerous (eventually, one of them died and two nearly broke down their family in the process) but, at least, they tried something instead of going through the motions until the very end.
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People who added this item 112 Average listal rating (66 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.5
Minari (2021)



Release date (U.S.) : 12 February 2021

directed by : Lee Isaac Chung

with : Steven Yeun

plot : A Korean family starts a farm in 1980s Arkansas.

Why do I want to see this ?
The main reason I did add this movie to this list was because it had been nominated for the Best Picture Academy Award (it didn't win though). On top of that, I have to admit that Steven Yeun really impressed me in 'Burning' so it would be really interesting to see him again in another high profile project like this one. Eventually, who would have expected Glenn to become such a great actor?!?
People who added this item 68 Average listal rating (38 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.5
On the Rocks (2020)



Release date (U.S.) : 23 October 2020

directed by : Sofia Coppola

with : Bill Murray, Rashida Jones, Marlon Wayans

plot : A young mother reconnects with her larger-than-life playboy father on an adventure through New York.

Why do I want to see this ?
Sofia Coppola is another director have been following pretty much from the very beginning of her career but, to be honest, even if I respect her work, I have to admit that I never became a huge fan. Still, since this movie has received some solid reviews, I will check it out some point.
People who added this item 46 Average listal rating (27 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.5
Ammonite (2020)



Release date (U.S.) : 13 November 2020

directed by : Francis Lee

with : Kate Winslet, Saoirse Ronan

plot : 1840s England, acclaimed but overlooked fossil hunter Mary Anning and a young woman sent to convalesce by the sea develop an intense relationship, altering both of their lives forever.

Why do I want to see this ?
To be honest, it has been ages since Kate Winslet showed up in something really interesting. On the other hand, it is pretty much the opposite for Saoirse Ronan who has been having a rather impressive track-record recently ('Little Women', 'Lady Bird', 'Brooklyn', 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'). Anyway, it should be interesting to see these great actresses, some of the best from their respective generations, working together for the 1st time.
People who added this item 141 Average listal rating (101 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.4
Palm Springs (2020)



Release date (U.S.) : 10 July 2020

directed by : Max Barbakow

with : Andy Samberg, J.K. Simmons, Camila Mendes

plot : When carefree Nyles and reluctant maid of honor Sarah have a chance encounter at a Palm Springs wedding, things get complicated as they are unable to escape the venue, themselves, or each other.

Why do I want to see this ?
To be honest, I'm not a huge fan of Andy Samberg but since this movie has been very well received, I'm eager to give it a chance.
People who added this item 106 Average listal rating (72 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.3
The Father (2021)



Release date (U.S.) : 26 February 2021

directed by : Florian Zeller

with : Olivia Colman, Anthony Hopkins, Olivia Williams, Imogen Poots, Rufus Sewell

plot : A man refuses all assistance from his daughter as he ages. As he tries to make sense of his changing circumstances, he begins to doubt his loved ones, his own mind and even the fabric of his reality.

Why do I want to see this ?
The main reason I did add this movie to this list was because it had been nominated for the Best Picture Academy Award (it didn't win though). However, Anthony Hopkins did win a Academy Award for his work on this movie, 30 years after winning it for 'The Silence of the Lambs', so it should be quite awesome to see such a great actor at the top of his game.
People who added this item 39 Average listal rating (24 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.5
Kajillionaire (2020)



Release date (U.S.) : 25 September 2020

directed by : Miranda July

with : Evan Rachel Wood, Richard Jenkins, Gina Rodriguez, Debra Winger

plot : A woman's life is turned upside down when her criminal parents invite an outsider to join them on a major heist they're planning.

Why do I want to see this ?
I'm not so sure about this one. Indeed, it does sound artsy-fartsy. However, I have to admit that 'Me and You and Everyone We Know' was actually really good and I'm intrigued if Miranda July has managed to make a come-back 15 years after her heralded directorial debut.
People who added this item 161 Average listal rating (101 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.5



Release date (U.S.) : 25 December 2020

directed by : Emerald Fennell

with : Carey Mulligan, Adam Brody, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Alison Brie

plot : A young woman, traumatized by a tragic event in her past, seeks out vengeance against those who crossed her path.

Why do I want to see this ?
To be honest, I went back and forth with this flick but since it has been widely acclaimed, I still decided to add it to this list. On top of that, it had been also nominated for the Best Picture Academy Award (it didn't win though).
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2021

People who added this item 5 Average listal rating (1 ratings) 4 IMDB Rating 0
Release date (U.S.) : 26 November 2021

directed by : Paul Thomas Anderson

with : Bradley Cooper

plot : Set in 1970s San Fernando Valley, the film follows a high school student, who is also a successful child actor.

Why do I want to see this ?
To be honest, it has been a while since Paul Thomas Anderson really blew away. In fact, the last time was with 'There Will Be Blood' so that was definitely some time ago. However, even if his follow directing efforts were not really amazing, they were always interesting and the guy remains one of the best US directors at work nowadays. With this in mind, I will once again definitely check his last movie, even if I don't know much about it right now.
People who added this item 8 Average listal rating (3 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 6.6



Release date (U.S.) : 17 November 2021

directed by : Jane Campion

with : Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst, Jesse Plemons, Frances Conroy, Kodi Smit-McPhee

plot : A pair of brothers who own a large ranch in Montana are pitted against each other when one of them gets married.

Why do I want to see this ?
Jane Campion is easily one of the most famous female directors, it has been more than 10 years since she has delivered another directing effort so I will definitely check it this one out. On top of that, it is also pretty sweet that, since it will be available on Netflix means, I will be able to watch it as soon as it is released.
People who added this item 11 Average listal rating (1 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 6.7
Benedetta (2021)



Release date (U.S.) : 3 December 2021

directed by : Paul Verhoeven

with : Virginie Efira, Charlotte Rampling, Lambert Wilson, Clotilde Courau

plot : A 17th-century nun in Italy suffers from disturbing religious and erotic visions. She is assisted by a companion, and the relationship between the two women develops into a romantic love affair.

Why do I want to see this ?
Following his critical success with 'Elle', it seems that Paul Verhoeven will keep making movies in France for the time being. Well, it really sounds like a very good story and it could be some perfect material for the Dutch director. However, during the last 20 years, Verhoeven has been struggling to get his projects made, in spite of its solid reputation, and I'm afraid this movie might be cancelled at some point. Fortunately, he still managed to finish this movie though and it seems that it is taking a little bit longer to be released only because of the Covid pandemy.

My verdict :
Well, eventually, the Dutch master didn’t disappoint, at least, not me as it turned out to be a massive Verhoeven festival. Indeed, he went pretty much all the way with some over-the-top hallucinations, violence, blood, full frontal nudity and some good old sex. Seriously, even if probably not everything did work, the whole thing was still seriously intense. Eventually, he gave us all the various ways anyone at the time might approach religion (as a real vocation, as a capitalist enterprise, as a powerful political weapon, as a simple way to get fed or a way to escape a toxic household). What I enjoyed the most was how ambiguous Benedetta was until the very end. Indeed, was she some kind of con artist? A complete lunatic? Another sexually frustrated nun? An actual prophet who could communicate with God, somehow? Or maybe it was a combination of all this all together. Well, you won’t get any easy answer which was the movie’s biggest strength but also its weakness. Indeed, at the end, all the other characters’s thoughts, feelings and motivations were pretty clear but Benedetta remained an impenetrable wall which was slightly frustrating and, yet, it made her rather fascinating.
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People who added this item 117 Average listal rating (37 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.4
Dune (2021)



Release date (U.S.) : 1 October 2021

directed by : Denis Villeneuve

with : Timothée Chalamet, Jason Momoa, Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya, Josh Brolin, Dave Bautista, Oscar Isaac, Javier Bardem, Stellan Skarsgård, Charlotte Rampling

plot : Feature adaptation of Frank Herbert's science fiction novel, about the son of a noble family entrusted with the protection of the most valuable asset and most vital element in the galaxy.

Why do I want to see this ?
Well, after Alejandro Jodorowsky and David Lynch, Denis Villeneuve will now try to adapt this monument of SF literature. To be honest, even though it does sound amazing on paper, I still have some doubts. I mean, it's already Villeneuve's 3rd SF feature in a row and, in my opinion, 'Arrival' was actually rather overrated (I mean, 4 years later, does anyone still speaks about this movie?). Even more problematic was the fact that 'Blade Runner 2049', while critically heralded, was a flop a the box-office. Back then, Villeneuve admitted that his approach (shooting an indie feature with a blockbuster budget) had probably backfired but what was then his next move? To direct an even bigger science-fiction flick based on a really tricky novel! Seriously, it does sound risky to me. Anyway, I hope for him it does work this around though.
People who added this item 10 Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0 IMDB Rating 0
Don't Look Up (2021)



Release date (U.S.) : 24 December 2021

directed by : Adam McKay

with : Leonardo DiCaprio, Timothée Chalamet, Jennifer Lawrence, Cate Blanchett, Meryl Streep, Jonah Hill, Matthew Perry, Ariana Grande

plot : A pair of astronomers try to warn everyone on Earth that a giant meteorite will destroy the planet in six months.

Why do I want to see this ?
I thought that 'Vice' and 'The Big Short' were decent enough but, to be honest, I wasn't really impressed though. However, I have to admit that they were still some decent directing efforts from McKay. Above all, there is such a stellar cast involved in his next project and since it would be released on Netflix, I will definitely check it out.
People who added this item 11 Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0 IMDB Rating 0



Release date (U.S.) : 3 December 2021

directed by : Guillermo del Toro

with : Cate Blanchett, Bradley Cooper, Rooney Mara, Toni Collette, Willem Dafoe, Ron Perlman, David Strathairn, Richard Jenkins, Tim Blake Nelson

plot : An ambitious young carny with a talent for manipulating people with a few well-chosen words hooks up with a female psychiatrist who is even more dangerous than he is.

Why do I want to see this ?
I have to admit that, even though I have seen all the movies directed by Guillermo del Toro, I'm not always a huge fan of his work. However, the title only sounds already awesome and, with such a stellar cast involved, the damned thing could turn out to be pretty amazing.
People who added this item 41 Average listal rating (1 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 7.2



Release date (U.S.) : 22 October 2021

directed by : Wes Anderson

with : Elisabeth Moss, Timothée Chalamet, Christoph Waltz, Saoirse Ronan, Léa Seydoux, Kate Winslet, Tilda Swinton, Bill Murray, Adrien Brody, Benicio Del Toro, Willem Dafoe, Owen Wilson, Rupert Friend, Frances McDormand

plot : A love letter to journalists set in an outpost of an American newspaper in a fictional twentieth century French city that brings to life a collection of stories published in "The French Dispatch Magazine".

Why do I want to see this ?
By now, I have seen all the movies directed by Wes Anderson and he is one of the few American directors at work nowadays with a very specific style. On top of that, I very much enjoyed all his recent movies so there is no doubt I will check this one out, especially with such a star-studded cast.
People who added this item 16 Average listal rating (0 ratings) 0 IMDB Rating 7.7
The Last Duel (2021)



Release date (U.S.) : 15 October 2021

directed by : Ridley Scott

with : Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Adam Driver, Jodie Comer

plot : King Charles VI declares that Knight Jean de Carrouges settle his dispute with his squire by challenging him to a duel.

Why do I want to see this ?
Ridley Scott did it again... Every time I think I'm done with this director, he comes up with something new which sounds so awesome on paper that I just have to watch it so bad. Seriously, to have Matt Damon and Ben Affleck finally acting together sounds really neat and, on top of that, they will also wrote the damned thing so I'm just so intrigued in this project and, yet, with this director, there is a fair chance that it won't be anything amazing after all.
People who added this item 21 Average listal rating (14 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 5.7
Beckett (2021)



Release date (U.S.) : 13 August 2021

directed by : Ferdinando Cito Filomarino

with : John David Washington, Alicia Vikander

plot : A vacationing couple fall trap to a violent conspiracy with tragic consequences.

Why do I want to see this ? It's too bad I'm not familiar with this director but the cast sounds just too interesting to pass on this movie. However, the main reason I did add this movie on this list was because it would be eventually released on Netflix.

My verdict :
Well, all in all, the damned thing was not really good. I mean, it was visually rather well done and, even though Washington’s character was hardly interesting, the actor is always charismatic. Basically, the whole thing did remind me of ’Frantic’ and many classy thrillers directed by Alfred Hitchcock but, even if the concept was not bad, it never really worked though. The main issue was that 90% of the running time was about the main character running around and trying to save his skin and while it might seem appealing on paper, it would have been probably more interesting if they took the time to allow us to learn more about him. I mean, there were some moments when the guy felt (understandably) a huge amount of guilt and even did contemplate suicide and John David Washington was quite convincing during these moments but, each time, he had to start up to run again pretty much endlessly until they reached some half-baked conclusion during which everything was wrapped up way too nicely
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People who added this item 34 Average listal rating (3 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.4



Release date (U.S.) : 22 October 2021

directed by : Edgar Wright

with : Anya Taylor-Joy, Matt Smith, Thomasin McKenzie, Diana Rigg, Terence Stamp

plot : A young girl, passionate about fashion design, is mysteriously able to enter the 1960s where she encounters her idol, a dazzling wannabe singer. But 1960s London is not what it seems, and time seems to fall apart with shady consequences.

Why do I want to see this ?
Even though I have a lot of respect for Edgar Wright's work, to be honest, I'm not always a huge fan of his movies (for example, I thought that 'Baby Driver' was a decent watch but not much more than that). Still, the title only sounds already awesome, Anya Taylor-Joy is becoming fast one of the most interesting actresses of her generation and the damned thing could turn to be really awesome.
People who added this item 128 Average listal rating (95 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 0
Luca (2021)



Release date (U.S.) : 18 June 2021

directed by : Enrico Casarosa

plot : On the Italian Riviera, an unlikely but strong friendship grows between a human being and a sea monster disguised as a human.

Why do I want to see this ?
To be honest, I kinda lost faith with Pixar when they started to release all these sequels. However, I really enjoyed 'Soul' and I just loved 'Inside Out', the story sounds this time really intriguing and I'm eager to give them (once again) the benefit of the doubt.

My verdict :
As usual with Pixar, the damned thing was just so gorgeous to look at and, especially during this pandemic during which many of us spent hours even days cloistered in our homes, it was really neat to spend some time in such a cute Italian village from the 50’s/60’s. Then, at the centre of this tale, you had this beautiful friendship between these 2 boys who were basically lonely and it was just really neat and relatable to see them having so much harmless fun during some kind of summer holiday. Seriously, it was probably the most beautiful relationship delivered by Pixar since the love story in ‘Up’ involving Carl Fredricksen and his wife. So, it was really closed to be a homerun, once again for Pixar and, yet, something was still missing though. Eventually, in my opinion, the only thing that really prevented the damned thing from maybe being a masterpiece was the fact that these boys were some sea-monsters. It’s not that this aspect of the story really bothered me, it’s just that, in my opinion, it didn’t add anything really interesting to this really sweet bromance. Sure, it probably made the whole thing more appealing for the young kids but I'm more used to get this kind of gimmicks from Disney and not from Pixar. Anyway, it was still a beautiful tale.
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People who added this item 89 Average listal rating (61 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.5



Release date (U.S.) : 12 February 2021

directed by : Shaka King

with : Daniel Kaluuya, LaKeith Stanfield, Jesse Plemons, Martin Sheen

plot : Bill O'Neal infiltrates the Black Panther Party per FBI Agent Mitchell and J. Edgar Hoover. As Party Chairman Fred Hampton ascends, falling for a fellow revolutionary en route, a battle wages for O'Neal's soul.

Why do I want to see this ?
The main reason I did add this movie to this list was because it had been nominated for the Best Picture Academy Award (it didn't win though). However, this story also sounds really interesting so the damned thing could be pretty great.

My verdict :
I have to admit that I didn’t know much about Fred Hampton and it was really neat to learn more about this inspiring guy. Indeed, that he had accomplished so much and that he had reached such wisdom at such a young age was just really impressive. Eventually, there is no denying that Kaluuya and Stanfield both delivered such strong performances, they were both quite pitch-perfect and seriously spellbinding to behold. So, the whole thing was strong and delivered an important message in the process and, yet, it was still missing something to completely win me over though. First of all, even though it was dealing with a really interesting story, the whole thing was still rather predictable. Indeed, from the moment you see Bill O'Neal meeting FBI agent Roy Mitchell for the first time, everything else happening afterwards was hardly surprising. I wonder also if it wouldn’t have worked better if it would have been more nuanced. Indeed, even with the most controversial black character, Bill O'Neal, they displayed a lot of compassion whereas most of the white characters didn’t get the same curtesy. I mean, Martin Sheen was praised for his performance playing some kind of monstruous version of J. Edgar Hoover but, to be honest, it was borderline caricatural. Anyway, even if it was maybe not a masterpiece, it was still a fascinating tale with 2 awesome performances.
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Release date (U.S.) : 24 November 2021

directed by : Ridley Scott

with : Adam Driver, Lady Gaga, Jared Leto, Al Pacino Al Pacino, Jeremy Irons

plot : The story of how Patrizia Reggiani, the ex-wife of Maurizio Gucci, plotted to kill her husband, the grandson of renown fashion designer Guccio Gucci.

Why do I want to see this ?
Just like with 'The Last Duel', I'm actually pretty much done with Ridley Scott but, here again, the story sounds just really intriguing. And there is also a top cast involved. Eventually, Scott will probably deliver another watchable but ultimately still forgettable movie in spite some top-notch material and some great talents involved. Anyway, I will still check it out at some point.
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Release date (U.S.) : 30 July 2021

directed by : David Lowery

with : Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander, Joel Edgerton

plot : A fantasy re-telling of the medieval story of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.

Why do I want to see this ?
I'm not really sure what to expect from this flick and, to be honest, at first, I thought it would be another retelling of King Arthur's tale, a story which has been done to death. Fortunately, it is actually based on a specific Arthurian legend so there is some hope. Furthermore, David Lowery has an interesting track-record so it could turn out to a decent watch.
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Release date (U.S.) : ??? 2021

directed by : Joel Coen

with : Denzel Washington, Frances McDormand, Brendan Gleeson

plot : A Scottish lord becomes convinced by a trio of witches that he will become the next King of Scotland, and his ambitious wife supports him in his plans of seizing power.

Why do I want to see this ?
By now, I have seen already so many adaptations of this Shakespearean play so, to be honest, I'm not actually dying to see another version. And yet, I have been faithfully following the Coen brothers for more than 20 years and I'm not going to stop now. The other intriguing thing is that Joel Coen would be producing, writing and directing this movie for the very first time without his brother Ethan (who maybe doesn't like Shakespeare?).
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Release date (U.S.) : 10 December 2021

directed by : Steven Spielberg

with : Ansel Elgort

plot : An adaptation of the 1957 musical, West Side Story explores forbidden love, and the rivalry between the Jets and the Sharks, two teenage street gangs of different ethnic backgrounds.

Why do I want to see this ?
To be honest, I don't really see the point of remaking this classic and I don't really care much about this project but, as a tradition, I always put Spielberg's movies on this list so I guess I will probably check this one out at some point.
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Release date (U.S.) : ???

directed by : James Mangold

with : Harrison Ford

plot : ???

Why do I want to see this ?
Of course, like everyone else, I was rather disappointed by the 4th installment and, on top of that, at almost 80 years old, you wonder if Harrison Ford might not be too old for the part. Anyway, out of sheer nostalgia, I will definitely check this (hopefully last) new installment.
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The Northman (2022)
Release date (U.S.) : 8 April 2022

directed by : Robert Eggers

with : Anya Taylor-Joy, Alexander Skarsgård, Nicole Kidman, Ethan Hawke, Willem Dafoe, Björk

plot : Set in Iceland at the turn of the 10th century, a Nordic prince sets out on a mission of revenge after his father is murdered.

Why do I want to see this ?
I have to admit I wasn't a huge fan of 'The Witch' but 'The Lighthouse' was downright impressive and I'm really curious to see what Eggers will do next, especially with something that sounds quite ambitious. On top of that, he is working again with Anya Taylor-Joy who is slowly becoming one of the most interesting actresses at work nowadays so I'm actually pretty excited about the damned thing.
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Babylon (2023)
Release date (U.S.) : 6 January 2023

directed by : Damien Chazelle

with : Samara Weaving, Margot Robbie, Brad Pitt, Olivia Wilde, Max Minghella, Tobey Maguire, Katherine Waterston, Eric Roberts, Phoebe Tonkin, Lukas Haas, Spike Jonze

plot : Plot unknown

Why do I want to see this ?
To be honest, 'La La Land' was not bad but, in my opinion, it must be one of the most overrated movies released during the last 10 years (and I have seen it twice by now). On the other hand, 'First Man' was really good and 'Whiplash' was even better and even downright fascinating so I'm definitely eager to give Damien Chazelle for now the benefit of the doubt, especially since he's coming up with arguably his most ambitious project so far with a really impressive cast involved.
Release date (U.S.) : ??? 2022

directed by : David O. Russell

with : Anya Taylor-Joy, John David Washington, Margot Robbie, Christian Bale, Timothy Olyphant, Robert De Niro, Zoe Saldana, Rami Malek, Andrea Riseborough, Michael Shannon, Matthias Schoenaerts, Mike Myers, Chris Rock, Alessandro Nivola

plot : Plot unknown

Why do I want to see this ?
Ever since he made his come-back with 'The Fighter', in spite of a rather nasty reputation, David O. Russell has been on a roll (I have to admit that I really loved 'Silver Linings Playbook'). There is not much information about his next directing effort but he has managed to get a rather insane cast and, only therefore, the damned thing would be pretty much a must-see.
Release date (U.S.) : ??? 2022

directed by : Wes Anderson

with : Margot Robbie, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Hanks, Adrien Brody, Bryan Cranston, Jeffrey Wright, Tilda Swinton, Bill Murray, Liev Schreiber, Rupert Friend, Hope Davis, Jason Schwartzman

plot : Plot unknown

Why do I want to see this ?
Even though nobody has yet seen 'The French Dispatch' but Wes Anderson is already working on his next project. No idea what he will be about but since he, once again, gathered a rather insane cast, I'm definitely eager to check the damned thing.
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Poor Things (2022)
Release date (U.S.) : ??? 2022

directed by : Yorgos Lanthimos

with : Emma Stone, Willem Dafoe, Mark Ruffalo

plot : It tells the incredible story of Belle Baxter, a young woman brought back to life by an eccentric but brilliant scientist.

Why do I want to see this ?
Even if it can be seriously challenging, I always admired Yorgos Lanthimos's work. Furthermore, I really loved 'The Favourite' and I really wonder what the guy would do next and if it will be just as good or even better. The fact that Emma Stone will work again with him is also definitely another plus.
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Pinocchio (2021)
Release date (U.S.) : ??? 2022

directed by : Guillermo del Toro and Mark Gustafson

with : Ewan McGregor, Cate Blanchett, Tilda Swinton, Christoph Waltz, Ron Perlman, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson

plot : A darker version of the classic children's fairy tale of a wooden puppet that transforms into a real living boy.

Why do I want to see this ?
Well, it does seem to be another pointless remakes (seriously, how many versions of his story has been made by now?!) but, mixed with del Toro's dark esthetics, it could still turn out to be an interesting watch after all.
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Release date (U.S.) : ???

directed by : Christopher Nolan

with : -

plot : It will be a biopic based on J. Robert Oppenheimer and his role in the development of the atom bomb.

Why do I want to see this ?
Even though 'Dunkirk' was a huge critical success, I thought it was a solid and very well made WWII feature but, to be honest, not much more than that. As a result, I can't say I'm thrilled by having this master tackling another WWII periode piece. On the other hand, following the 'Tenet' debacle, I'm not sure if I'm ready to watch another massively far-fetched thriller from this guy either. Still, even if I'm not a hardcore fan anymore, Nolan remains easily one of the most interesting and entertaining directors at work nowadays so this movie will definitely be a huge priority for me.
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Release date (U.S.) : ???

directed by : David Fincher

with : Michael Fassbender

plot : Plot unknown

Why do I want to see this ?
Even though I did admire 'Mank', to be honest, I never really cared for this story. However, this next directorial effort from Fincher would be actually based on a really awesome French comic-book which I read ages ago. Indeed, this movie has been apparently a passion project for David Fincher for nearly 20 years. Anyway, the story/concept sounds really neat and I can't wait to see the end-results, especially with a director like Fincher.
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Release date (U.S.) : ???

directed by : Darren Aronofsky

with : Brendan Fraser

plot : It's about a reclusive English teacher suffering from severe obesity who attempts to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter for one last chance at redemption.

Why do I want to see this ?
To be honest, Brendan Fraser must be one of the most underwhelming actors I know and I would usually skip any movie he is starring in, even if the story seemed to be interesting or entertaining. However, it is quite the opposite concerning Darren Aronofsky, I would watch anything directed by this guy, even if it is starring one of the most underwhelming actors in the world, making this movie a top priority for me.
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Release date (U.S.) : ???

directed by : Darren Aronofsky

with : Jared Leto

plot : A fishing boat discovers an abandoned yacht with a strange distress call. A deckhand agrees to take lone control of it while it's towed into port, but soon he discovers why it is called it a "Ghost Ship."

Why do I want to see this ?
Aronofsky has already announced his next directorial project after ‘The Whale’. At least, Jared Leto sounds much more interesting than Brandon Fraser as a lead actor and it is actually pretty neat to see him working again with Aronofsky 20 years after ‘Requiem for a Dream’. The fact that Leto probably gave back then his best performance so far makes this new project with this specific director even more promising.
Release date (U.S.) : ???

directed by : Martin Scorsese

with : Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro

plot : Members of the Osage tribe in the United States are murdered under mysterious circumstances in the 1920s sparking a major F.B.I. investigation involving J. Edgar Hoover.

Why do I want to see this ?
Even though you might argue that the films Scorsese made with DiCaprio will never reach the level of the classics he made with De Niro, they still delivered some fine movies together and, of course, their 6th collaboration will be another major movie event. On top of that, De Niro will be joining as well so this movie will be definitely a huge event. Unfortunately, it seems that it will be released on Apple TV+ and, since I don't have this streaming platform, I'm not sure when I will be able to watch this one.
Release date (U.S.) : ???

directed by : Terrence Malick

with : Mark Rylance, Matthias Schoenaerts, Ben Kingsley, Joseph Fiennes, Mathieu Kassovitz

plot : A retelling of several episodes in the life of the Christ.

Why do I want to see this ?
To be honest, I do have a love-hate relationships with Malick's work. However, I secretly hope with each new projects that he will deliver something trully amazing and, on top of that, it should be interesting to see such a spiritual director tackle the life of Jesus.
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Kitbag (2006)
Release date (U.S.) : ???

directed by : Ridley Scott

with : Joaquin Phoenix, Jodie Comer

plot : The film is an original and personal look at Napoleon Bonaparte's origins and his swift, ruthless climb to emperor, viewed through the prism of his addictive and often volatile relationship with his wife and one true love, Josephine.

Why do I want to see this ?
To be honest, I can't remember the last time Ridley Scott really impressed me but each time I think about dropping this director, the guy comes up with a new project which does sound amazing (and in 90% of the case, it turns out to be nothing really amazing after all). In this case, an epic about Bonaparte with Joaquin Phoenix, easily one of the best actors at work nowadays, playing the infamours historical figure does sound really awesome on paper. Furthermore, it will be interesting to see them working again together 20 years after 'Gladiator'.
Release date (U.S.) : ???

directed by : Ang Lee

with : -

plot : The Thrilla in Manila was the third and final boxing match between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier. It was contested in 1975 for the heavyweight championship of the world at the Philippine Coliseum in Cubao, Quezon City, Philippines, on Wednesday, October 1.

Why do I want to see this ?
Right now, there is not much information about this movie but anything directed by Ang Lee is a must see in my book.

Some of those movies are already released and some aren't released yet but I can't wait to see them

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