What Films Should We Be Excited For? (2021 Edition)

Happy 2021 everyone. I probably should say happy February as well… it has already become a busy schedule with work, school, and finding time to watch new films and TV series. I finished Killing Eve (S3) recently and am very sad that it is over. My sisters and I are (of course) quite attached to Wandavision. That show is all sorts of scary and fascinating… I should probably do reviews of each episode. Ugh. Anyway, otherwise I watched Promising Young Woman and Soul last week and enjoyed both immensely. Highly recommend.

With a new year, even during a pandemic, I like to basically keep track of every new release in a calendar. That way, I always have things to look forward to each month (unless it is a dry year). 2021 seems like a great redemption period to me. With the host of new films being released to streamers, I am beyond ready to watch some of the most anticipated films of the year. Let’s dive into what I (and, by extension, we) am so excited to finally enjoy. I guess I should say these are all *tentative* since everything is up in there. Most are confirmed, though.

FEBRUARY

  1. Judas and the Black Messiah (HBO Max + TR), February 12
  2. Nomadland (Digital Release), February 19
  3. The United States v. Billie Holiday (Hulu), February 26
A still from ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ (2021)

MARCH

  1. Cherry (Apple TV+), March 5
  2. The Courier (Theatrical release), March 19
  3. Zack Snyder’s Justice League (HBO Max + TR), March 18
  4. Godzilla v. Kong (HBO Max + TR), March 31
A still from ‘Cherry’ (2021)

APRIL

  1. Mortal Kombat (HBO Max + TR), April 16
A still from ‘Mortal Kombat’ (2021)

MAY

  1. Black Widow (Disney+ + TR), May 7
  2. Free Guy (TR), May 21
  3. Cruella (I’d assume Disney+ and/or TR), May 28
A still from ‘Black Widow’ (2021)

JULY

  1. Top Gun: Maverick (HBO Max + TR), July 2
  2. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (Honestly, no clue), July 9
  3. Space Jam 2: A New Legacy (HBO Max + TR), July 16
A still from ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ (2021)

AUGUST

  1. The Suicide Squad (HBO Max + TR), August 6
  2. Candyman (TR), August 27
A still from ‘The Suicide Squad’ (2021)

SEPTEMBER

  1. Death on the Nile (TR), September 17
  2. A Quiet Place Part II (TR), September 24
A still from ‘Death on the Nile’ (2021)

OCTOBER

  1. Dune (HBO Max + TR), October 1
  2. No Time to Die (TR), October 8
  3. Halloween Kills (TR), October 15
  4. Last Night in Soho (TR), October 22
A still from ‘Dune’ (2021)

NOVEMBER

  1. Gucci (TR), November 24

DECEMBER

  1. (Untitled) Spider-Man 3 (TR I’d assume), December 17
  2. The Matrix 4 (HBO Max + TR), December 22

Phew, so alright there’s a handy calendar! I hope everyone is as pumped to hopefully these films on the big screen where they deserve it. Also sorry for the lack of images for November and December — those films are either not done filming or just starting. Anyway, it has been a hard time for all of us but I really implore everyone to try to watch content you may not have before. This could mean films, but also TV series and music. I should probably do a calendar of TV releases, so stay tuned for that. Anyway, I will be doing my best to make time for all of these films. Let me know what you all are excited for and if I am missing your choices.

-H

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