2021 Movie List
The cinema is the greatest art form ever conceived for generating emotions in its audience. That’s what it does best. (If you argue instead for dance or music, drama or painting, I will reply that the cinema incorporates all of these arts) - Roger Ebert
One of Ray Bradbury’s advice to writers is to “Fall in love with movies. Preferably old ones.” I was puzzled when I first read this. “What does watching old movies have to do with becoming a better writer?” I’d ask myself. I was never a big movie buff but this is something I want to change. Not only to understand Bradbury’s advice but also because I’ve grown an appreciation for films as an art form.
This year, I want to immerse myself in the best works the medium has to offer, starting with the following films: