New Movies to See By New Years!

Bella Mendez, Reporter

#1: Dune 

Release date: October 22, 2021

Starring: Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Jason Momoa, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, and more

Genre: Sci-Fi film

Directed by: Denis Villeneuve 

Plot: Dune shows the adventure of  Paul Atreides (played by Timothée Chalamet) and his family as they travel through the most dangerous desert planet on the edge of the universe to save the citizens of his home planet. As conflict arises over precious resources, people’s lives depend on whether they can conquer their fears. 

  #2: French Dispatch

Release date: October 22, 2021

Starring: Timothée Chalamet, Tilda Swinton, Bill Murray, Owen Wilson, Saoirse Ronan, and more

Genre: Romantic Comedy

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Plot:  French Dispatch follows three different stories of journalists in France who work at an American newspaper outpost. But when a love letter is sent to the journalists, it unravels their lives and brings a new collection of stories that is brought upon their newspaper, “The French Dispatch”.

#3: Eternals

Release date: November 5, 2021

Starring: Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden, Kit Harington, Gemma Chan, Don Lee, Salma Hayek, and more

Genre: Adventure/Action

Directed by: Chloé Zhao

Plot: In this new Marvel film, ¨The Eternals¨ are immortal beings with superpowers who have lived on Earth for thousands of years. But, after all this time, they finally reunite to fight against the evil Deviants. 

#4: Spencer

Release date: November 5,2021

Starring: Kristen Stewart, Jack Farthing, Sally Hawkins, Amy Manson, Stella Gonet, and more

Genre: Drama/Historical

Directed by: Pablo Larraín

Plot: Spencer follows Princess Diana (played by Kristen Stewart) as she decides to leave Prince Charles during the 1991 Christmas holiday trip with the royal family. As she takes on this step, the movie shows how this process gives her strength and self-discovery. 

#5: Don’t Look Up

Release date: December 10, 2021 (on Netflix)

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Timothée Chalamet, Ariana Grande, Jennifer Lawrence, Lance Norris, Chris Evans, and more

Genre: Comedy/Disaster

Director: Adam McKay

Plot: After two low-level astronomers (played by Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence) find out that a comet will destroy Earth, they decide to go on a media tour to warn mankind about this disaster that government officials don´t believe in. 

#6: Spider-Man: No Way Home

Release date: December 17, 2021

Starring: Tom Holland, Zendaya, Jacob Batalon, Alfred Monila, Jamie Foxx, Mansa Tomel, and more

Genre: Action/Adventure

Director: John Watts

Plot: Ever since Spider-Man’s true identity was revealed, Peter Parker (played by Tom Holland) is struggling to live a normal life and is discovering the high stakes of being a superhero. So, Peter goes to Doctor Strange for help. Little does he know that this only leads to an even more dangerous situation.