I actually really enjoy putting this “caught up with” list together each year (ok most years) mainly because I know people will wonder how I got to that year without seeing some truly classic and quite frankly outstanding films! While I call it a top 10, its not put in any particular order and has been filtered down from 40 that I thought were worthy to be included in the long list!
Prepare to be utterly amazed with some of my first time viewings in 2021 …
Los Angeles in the 1950s we see corruption growing within the police department and closely follow three very different policemen, one serious Ed Exley, one brutal Bud White and one sleazy Jack Vincennes they must work together to uncover who is behind connected murders.
After Queen Victoria’s husband Prince Albert dies she finds herself turning to servant Mr. John Brown while hiding from the public in Balmoral. The relationship would bring a lot of scandal and be something the press want to know so much more about.
When Harry Dalton a vulcanologist arrives in a town that was named the second most desirable place to live in America that was all about to change when the long dormant volcano Dante’s Peak could erupt at any given moment.
Donnie is an FBI agent who is deep undercover with the mob and finds that he actually relates more to the mafia life than his own. His morals are pushed well and truly to the limit as he grows the bond and trust with Lefty.
Mark Schall kills his mother-in-law and injures his father-in-law in the middle of the night and turns himself in covered in blood with no memory of what crime he actually committed. His defence comes that he was sleepwalking when he did it . . .