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 …
Two NYC cops Jimmy Doyle and Buddy Russo are with the Narcotics Bureau and stumble upon a drug smuggling job with a French connection. Plenty of chasing will go on as they attempt to find the man in charge Alain Charnier.
A trial about to begin which is against a major gun manufacturer after an innocent man was shot and killed at work. This leads to Nicholas Easter getting on the jury along with Marlee on the outside as they try and manipulate the trial.
Harry Caul is a secretive surveillance expert and is super paranoid about well everything. He becomes convinced that the young couple he is spying on are going to be murdered, this leads to him doubting his own conscience.
The Tenenbaums are a rather dysfunctional family with the three gifted siblings having the potential to go on to achieve great success as they did in youth but not being able to transfer that into adulthood. The return of Royal their father after many years is about to cause chaos for the family, each dealing with their own problems and failure.
Fredrick Frankenstein is the grandson of the infamous scientist struggling to prove that he is not as insane but when he is invited to Transylvania to settle his Grandfathers affairs things will change when he discovers the process that brings a dead body back to life.
Mitch McDeere is a young man with a very promising future. About to sit the Bar exam to become a lawyer he is approached by “The Firm”. Everything seems to good to be true with the gifts and money they are giving him, probably because it is . . .