If you are looking for the latest movies to watch, you have come to the right place. We have listed 44 of the best new releases for you to enjoy. All of them are available on DVD and Blu-Ray, and some of them are even streaming online.
First They Killed My Father
The film First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers has been in the news for all the wrong reasons. For one, it is based on a book by Loung Ung, a five-year-old girl who survived the Khmer Rouge regime. But it has also been criticized because of its casting.
Fortunately, the movie does not fall into the trap of being too esoteric. Instead, it is a thought-provoking film with an important message. Its trailer uses a lot of sound and visuals, relying on strong imagery.
The story of Loung Ung’s life is told in a very poignant way, allowing viewers to experience the hardships and triumphs of a child. As a result, the film is a must see.
Tick, Tick… Boom!
Tick, Tick Boom! is a 2021 American biographical musical comedy drama film, based on a musical written by Jonathan Larson. The play is about an aspiring composer in New York City. Luckily, he’s got some help.
A little known fact is that this film was actually imported to Seoul, South Korea. Also, it made its debut at the American Film Institute (AFI) Fest in Los Angeles, California on November 10, 2021.
It was also nominated for best film at the 27th Critics’ Choice Awards. Although it doesn’t make it into the Top Ten of the Best Films of 2021 list, it did make the coveted Best Picture trophy list.
The Meyerowitz Stories
If you’re looking for a comedy that will make you laugh, The Meyerowitz Stories is a good choice. The movie is directed by Noah Baumbach and stars Dustin Hoffman and Ben Stiller. They play the main characters of an elderly sculptor, a stout father, and his quiet son.
Harold Meyerowitz is a retired sculptor who’s been a professor at Bard College. He has two sons, Matthew and Danny. In addition, Harold has a daughter, Jean.
A family reunion is planned for New York. It’s going to be an opportunity for everyone to tell each other the things they pissed each other off over the past year.
Okja is an action-adventure film based on a Korean screenplay and a story written by Bong Joon-ho. It premiered at the Cannes Film Festival last month. The movie features a pig named Okja, an orphan girl named Mija, and a multinational corporation called Mirando.
The plot is simple: Mija has to protect Okja, a giant pig. But the film explores more than just the romance between two children. It questions the boundaries between kids and adults. And it demonstrates that the separation between childhood and adulthood isn’t as rigid as we might think.
One of the most popular anime series of all time is Fullmetal Alchemist. It is based on a manga written by Hiromu Arakawa. In its final version, the story spans twenty-seven volumes.
Although the movie is not perfect, it is a worthwhile entry into the series’ world. Fans of the original series will want to see it, and new fans will find it captivating.
Fullmetal Alchemist is rated TV-14. It contains intense fantasy violence. But it also tackles important philosophical issues, such as the value of human life, and the law of equivalent exchange.
The Mitchells vs. the Machines
The Mitchells vs the Machines is an animated film directed by Mike Rianda and co-written by Jeff Rowe. It stars Abbi Jacobson, Beck Bennett, Eric Andre, and Danny McBride.
This computer-animated science fiction comedy follows the adventures of the Mitchell family. They are a family of tweens and teens who are on a cross-country road trip to attend film school in California. During their journey, they are interrupted by an uprising of electronic devices coming to life. As their devices malfunction, they find themselves battling to save the world from a robotic takeover.
The Ballad of Buster
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is a Western written and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. It’s a six-part anthology of western short films set in the 19th century American frontier. Each segment has a distinct, but interrelated, moral theme. This is especially true in the finale.
In this film, Tom Waits plays the crusty prospector digging for gold. He is also the singing cowboy, known as the San Saba Songbird. His adventures include poker hands, bar fights, straight-to-camera philosophy, and the occasional shootout.
“Buster Scruggs” is one of the silliest and most unpredictable Coen brothers films. Despite the dark humor and violence, this movie is about survival, exploring, and the absurdity of death.