IIHA has written 16 reviews for films rated ★★★★½ during 2021.

  • The Power of the Dog

    The Power of the Dog

    ★★★★½

    Glad I had a chance to catch this in a theater.

  • tick, tick...BOOM!

    tick, tick...BOOM!

    ★★★★½

    Pookey! It's like they are singing directly to us. I am so happy I had the opportunity to see this in a theatre full of people. It was everything I wanted and more!!!

  • Passing

    Passing

    ★★★★½

    Hello?!?!?
    Why isn't there more Oscar Buzz for Tessa Thompson? She was absolutely  magical.

  • This Is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection

    This Is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection

    ★★★★½

    I wish I had had an opportunity to see this on a big screen. We are given a visual feast to accompany the gut-wrenching tale of loss.

  • Dear Evan Hansen

    Dear Evan Hansen

    ★★★★½

    Sorry haters, but I really liked it.

  • Ema

    Ema

    ★★★★½

    A wholly unique and terrifying film.

  • Annette

    Annette

    ★★★★½

    I'm singing a song. A song about the film Annette. It is a song. A very strange song. It is a song. Like no song you've heard. Adam Driver sings one long chaotic song. I like this song. It's maybe a little bit long. But I still like this song. A baby puppet sings songs after Marion is gone. It's a little bit mad. Oh so grand. It is a song.

  • CODA

    CODA

    ★★★★½

    I needed those happy tears today.

  • Nine Days

    Nine Days

    ★★★★½

    Zazie, Zazie, Zazie Beetz.
    A Bicycle Ride.
    The Final Monologue.

  • Pig

    Pig

    ★★★★½

    "He's a Buddhist."

  • Shiva Baby

    Shiva Baby

    ★★★★½

    I couldn’t stop smiling (or look away) from the chaos. Such fun!

  • Minari

    Minari

    ★★★★½

    Minari is Wonderful, Wonderful!”
    Before we can run we have to walk and before that we have to fall. A tender and loving story of resilience.
    I will be crossing my fingers until Oscar nomination morning that Yeri Han sneaks into that 5th slot for Best Actress.