Shazam is a lighthearted superhero film about a foster kid who gains powers, with great performances and a focus on family.
Wild, directed by Jean-Marc Vallée and starring Reese Witherspoon, follows a woman's journey of self-discovery after a personal tragedy, inspiring women to travel and explore.
The Silence of the Lambs, a film that won the Big Four Oscars, follows FBI agent Clarice Starling's hunt for a serial killer with the help of imprisoned Dr. Hannibal Lecter, punctuated by scenes of psychological tension and gore.
All the Beauty and the Bloodshed is a powerful documentary exposing activist and photographer Nan Goldin's fight against the Sackler family's role in the opioid epidemic, captured by director Laura Poitras.
Mortal Kombat, a well-regarded video game adaptation directed by Simon McQuoid, follows martial artist Cole Young and his allies as they battle supernatural enemies in a dangerous tournament, featuring solid action and performances.
Black Adam, directed by Jaume Collet-Serra and championed by Dwayne Johnson, follows a powerful anti-hero rising from his tomb to unleash vengeance in the modern era, with a diverse and talented cast and a cinematic style blending Michael Bay and Zack Snyder's aesthetics.
James Gunn's The Suicide Squad is a wildly entertaining, R-rated reboot that surpasses its predecessor, filled with non-stop action, humor, and heart, and one of the best films of 2021.
Patty Jenkins' Wonder Woman is a fantastic origin story that successfully balances heroism, feminism, and character growth as Diana navigates World War I to bring peace to mankind.
Matt Reeves' dark take on Batman, played by Robert Pattinson, offers a fresh and captivating story as Bruce Wayne tries to become Gotham's hero while facing off against The Penguin and The Riddler.
The Last Duel, directed by Ridley Scott, tells a Rashomon-like tale of conflicting perspectives in three chapters, with Jodie Comer delivering an award-worthy performance in the true reality of a rape accusation.