The Northman (2022)

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Amleth (Alexander Skarsgard) was a young prince whose father was murdered by his uncle. He goes into hiding and becomes a Viking who is utterly consumed by his fury. After meeting a seeress, he sets out to complete his revenge and fulfill the vow he made to himself as a child: “I will avenge you, Father. I will save you, Mother. I will kill you, Fjolnir.”

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Severance Season 1 (AppleTV+)

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Severance is a mystery show that follows Mark Scout (Adam Scott), an employee for the mysterious company, Lumon. He is severed, meaning that due to his job, his memories are divided into two parts – his work-self, called an “innie,” and his home-self, called an “outie.” This means that he cannot remember what he does at work when outside of it and when at work, he can’t remember what he does at home.

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Top 10 Movies of 2021

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2021 was definitely a busy year for movies. Unfortunately, I haven’t had the opportunity to see any of the Foreign Language films currently in Oscar contention like Parallel Mothers, Drive My Car, The Worst Person in the World, or Petite Maman.

Honorable mentions go to Spencer, Passing, Luca, Shiva Baby, and Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It.

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Most Anticipated Movies of 2022

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Well, 2021 passed by in a blink of an eye and 2022 may end up being an exciting year for movies. I am waiting to see the Tragedy of Macbeth before posting my Top 10 of 2021, but that will be coming soon! Also, you may see some repeats from my Most Anticipated of 2021 post as release dates were shuffled once again due to the pandemic. Here’s hoping that all these films listed below are actually released this year.

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West Side Story (2021)

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West Side Story is about the forbidden romance between Tony (Ansel Elgort) and Maria (Rachel Zegler). Tony has been released from prison and was the leader of the Irish gang, the Jets. Maria’s brother, Bernardo (David Alvarez), is the leader of the Puerto Rican rival gang, the Sharks. The two gangs have been warring over territory, but that does not stop the two from falling in love.

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C’mon C’mon (2021)

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C’mon C’mon follows Johnny (Joaquin Phoenix), an audio journalist, who is tasked with watching his nephew, Jesse (Woody Norman), for an extended period of time. He was previously distant with his sister and therefore, his nephew, so he feels out of his depth. However, he comes to deeply value his time with Jesse and becomes more open as a person.

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