People experienced a storm in Hollywood movie Industry this year. We were completely unaware of the situation that would bring out the entertainment industry. The theaters were shut globally due to the pandemic and audience were sourcing multiple options to watch movies around. The movies started releasing in OTT platforms everywhere during the corona spread. When theaters re-opened, high-profile long awaiting films started releasing and brought audience back to the theaters. Below listed the best 10 movies of Hollywood this year.
1. The Power of the Dog
This is a Western drama film written and directed by Jane Campion, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst, Jesse Plemons, and Kodi Smit-McPhee. This is based on novel in the same name by Thomas Savage written in 1967. This is the career best film of Jane Campion and the performers also did justice to their roles.
2. Dune (Part One)
Dune is an epic science fiction film directed by Denis Villeneuve based on a novel written in 1965 by Frank Herbert. This is planned as a two-part adaptation. This film is shortlisted for the Oscar Nominations.
This is an American drama written and directed by Fran Kranz starring Reed Birney, Jason Isaacs and Ann Dowd. This movie is Fran Kranz’s directorial debut which is a best present day drama that portrays the life after a big tragedy.
Pig is a 2021 American film written and directed by Michael Sarnoski, starring Nicolas Cage, Alex Wolff, and Adam Arkin. This is a neatly crafted drama which is very unique in many ways.
5. Drive My Car
This is a Japanese drama co-written and directed by Ryusuke Hamaguchi based on a short story by Haruki Murakami in 2014. It won three awards in Cannes Film Festival 2021.
Spencer is a historical fiction psychological drama film directed by Pablo Larrain and written by Steven Knight starred by Kristen Stewart, Timothy Spall, and Jack Farthing. This movie is taken based on the life of Princess Diana.
7. West Side Story
It is an American musical romantic drama directed by Steven Spielberg and screen play by Tony Kushner. This is an adaptation of stage musical ‘West Side Story’ performed in 1957. This film features Ariana DeBose, David Alvarez in lead roles.
8. Summer of Soul
This is an American documentary film directed by Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and starred by many performers like Stevie Wonder, Mahalia Jackson, Nina Simone etc.
9. Licorice Pizza
This is an American comedy drama written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson and starred by Alana Haim, Cooper Hoffman, Sean Penn and Tom Waits. It received four nominations at the Golden Globe Awards.
10. The Tragedy of Macbeth
The Tragedy of Macbeth is a 2021 thriller film written and directed by Joel Coen based on William Shakespeare’s play Macbeth. The film received fascinating results world-wide.