Compiled from The Most Anticipated Films of 2021 by David Hudson at The Criterion Daily. Heavily recommend reading the original article above for all the context and color that's provided.
MISSING FROM THE LETTERBOXD DATABASE:
Irma Vep, Olivier Assayas
Bel-Ami, Paul Verhoeven
The Underground Railroad, Barry Jenkins
Tokyo Vice, Michael Mann
On the Verge, Julie Delpy
The Curse, Nathan Fielder and Benny Safdie
Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents, Ava DuVernay
All Rise, Spike Lee
Untitled Musical, Greta Gerwig
Parallel Mothers, Pedro Almodóvar
Harvest, Athina Rachel Tsangari
Films listed in order of appearance in article with the exception of The French Dispatch, which was moved to the top to get a proper backdrop image on the list.