Criterion Daily: 2021 Most Anticipated Films

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.

Here's a centralized database of all my other lists on Letterboxd.


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.

  • The French Dispatch
  • Blossoms Shanghai
  • Benedetta
  • The Custom of the Country
  • The Night Logan Woke Up
  • I’m a Virgo
  • The Souvenir Part II
  • Memoria
  • Blonde
  • The Tragedy of Macbeth
  • Bergman Island
  • Last Night in Soho
  • The Story of My Wife
  • France
  • Annette
  • West Side Story
  • Fire
  • Deception
  • Petite maman
  • Earwig
  • Titane
  • Triangle of Sadness
  • Benediction
  • The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon
  • The Last Duel
  • House of Gucci
  • Baby, Box, Broker
  • Baby, Box, Broker
  • Decision to Leave
  • Three Thousand Years of Longing
  • The Power of the Dog
  • The Beatles: Get Back
  • Killers of the Flower Moon
  • An Afternoon with SCTV
  • Pretend It's a City
  • The Velvet Underground
  • The Way of the Wind
  • Untitled Paul Thomas Anderson Project
  • Armageddon Time
  • Nightmare Alley
  • Don't Look Up
  • Everything Everywhere All at Once
  • The Brutalist
  • The Northman
  • No Sudden Move
  • Judas and the Black Messiah
  • Spencer
  • C'mon C'mon
  • Red Rocket
  • Babylon