When we wrote our list of the most exciting movies coming in 2020 last year, we never expected that we’d still be waiting for so many of them. This has been a bizarre year and one that has forced movie studios to delay many of their biggest films.But 2020’s loss is 2021’s gain and so there is an embarrassment of riches heading into multiplexes in the next 12 months, as long as cinemas are able to open and show these movies to us.Read more: Best movies of 2020Read more: Best horror movies of 2020Read more: Most under-appreciated movies of 2020
Given the fact 2020 ended up as something of a wasteland for big franchise releases, you’d be forgiven for thinking that everything coming out in 2021 will be a tentpole blockbuster. As much as Marvel and the other big franchises are exciting, it’s merciful to see that there’s still plenty of original storytelling on the way.Read more: Films that defined 2020The first six months of the new year will feature a selection of mouth-watering prospects, from likely awards season contenders to family films from the major studios with plenty of future franchise potential.There’s also a new Edgar Wright movie coming, and there are few things more exciting than that.
Cinemas in England have closed for the second time in 2020, but some remain open in Scotland, the Channel Islands, and will be reopening in Wales and Northern Ireland soon.
After winning Best Film at the London Film Festival, director Thomas Vinterberg speaks to Yahoo about his film and the future of film festivals.