Dune (2021)

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Dune follows the Atreides family as they move to the desert planet of Arrakis and take over spice production due to the decree of the Emperor. Paul (Timothée Chalamet) begins to have visions as the move to Arrakis grows closer and suspects that he may be the one to fulfill the prophesy created by the Bene Gesserit, a group of women who have the power to influence people obey their commands. Meanwhile, the Harkonnen are plotting to take back control of Arrakis and spice production.

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Midnight Mass (Netflix)

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Midnight Mass takes place on Crockett Island, a run-down, fishing area that continually grows smaller since it was affected by an oil spill that caused most of its residents to leave. Riley Flynn (Zach Gilford) is released from prison and moves back home to Crockett. A new priest, Father Paul (Hamish Linklater) takes over from their aging parishioner. Quickly after the new priest arrives, miracles begin to occur on the island, which ignite a revived fervor of faith amount the islanders.

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Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

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Shang-Chi (Simu Liu) is living a normal life with his best friend, Katy (Awkwafina), when his past suddenly comes back to haunt him. He is reunited with his father, Wenwu, (Tony Leung) and his sister, Xialing (Meng’er Zhang). Shang-Chi struggles to pick whether to side with his father on his delusional quest or to go against him.

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In the Heights (2021)

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In the Heights follows Usnavi (Anthony Ramos) who runs a bodega shop in Washington Heights. He dreams of going back to the Dominican Republic. Usnavi’s love interest, Vanessa (Melissa Barrera), works at the local salon, but dreams of being a downtown fashion designer. They both want to get away from their town and chase their dreams, but find themselves stuck.

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The Mitchells vs The Machines (Netflix – 2021)

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The Mitchells vs The Machines follows Katie (Abbi Jacobson) as she prepares to go to college. She butts heads a lot with her father, Rick (Danny McBride). Rick decides to go on a family road trip in attempt to bond with Katie again before she goes to school. However, a robot uprising breaks out in the middle of their road trip.

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