2021 is preparing itself for an exciting time in film. Entertainment is a vital part of our lives and, especially now, we all love to immerse ourselves in Netflix and Amazon movies. It is no surprise why! Whether we enjoy binge-watching TV documentaries or enjoy watching entertainers such as Vince Offer, we all love to be watching something. 2021 has already seen some exciting film news, the Oscars, for example, showed us some of the best from the past few months and now we are seeing an influx of new movies and we are going to share some of them today.
After having been translated into many languages, the play finally becomes, in 2021, an English-language film, directed by its author himself. The protagonist role is played by none other than the legendary Anthony Hopkins. The film surrounds an old man, who approaches death and asks some final questions, in the company of his daughter. The Father ultimately won two Oscars: Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Actor, for Anthony Hopkins (who was the unforgettable interpreter of Doctor Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs and just as fantastic in The Remains of the Day). Also added into the mix are Olivia Colman (Oscar for Best Actress for The Favorite, also known for the Broadchurch series), Imogen Poots (Vivarium), Rufus Sewell (Dark City), and Olivia Williams (Sixth sense).
The Mitchells vs. The Machines
The Sony Pictures Animation studio unveils a new film, after The Rebels of the Forest, The Kings of Sliding, the Storm of Giant Dumplings saga, and the Hotel Transylvania saga (not to mention their work on Spider-Man: New Generation). A film finally released on Netflix. The Mitchells Vs. The Machines imagines a family’s road trip to the university where one of the daughters is to be accommodated. With a disruption: electronic devices and new technologies revolt. This is a family film and this cartoon has in its cast Danny McBride (Your Majesty, Alien: Covenant), Maya Rudolph (Carnage chez les Puppets, Le Monde secret des Emojis) and Abbi Jacobson (voice of Emily in the Bojack Horseman series, and Bean in the Netflix series Disenchanted).
In Suffolk, Great Britain, a widowed woman hires a man who trained himself as an archaeologist to organize an excavation of mounds in the fields of his large estate. An archaeological treasure is about to be discovered. Adapting a true story, told by the British John Preston in his book, The Dig is a film coming out on Netflix which adopts a form of drama to stir up mourning, illness, relationship problems, and the outbreak of World War II (the story being set in historical time). Starring Carey Mulligan (An Education, The Great Gatsby), Ralph Fiennes (Schindler’s List, or the Harry Potter Saga, where he played Voldemort), Ken Stott (Little Friends Murders, Café Society), Monica Dolan (Never let me go, Official Secrets) or Lily James (Cinderella, Baby Driver, Rebecca). This is a film directed by the Australian Simon Stone, a well-known contemporary theater director.