What I’ve Been Watching in December: ‘Licorice Pizza’ and ‘Drive My Car’ (My Favourite Films of 2021)

In this final edition of ‘What I’ve Been Watching’, I pay tribute to my two favourite films of 2021, both of which I caught in December.

‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ Review: An Absorbing Biographical Drama with Memorable Turns from its Cast

‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ serves as an enthralling illustration of the complex dynamics apparent in a revolutionary organisation’s struggle against oppression.

‘Lovers Rock’ Review: Second Entry in ‘Small Axe’ Series is a Lyrical and Blissful Celebration of Young Love and Reggae Music

An effervescent, sultry counter to the intense and emotionally overwhelming Mangrove, this piece marks a welcome change of pace for McQueen in his filmography, demonstrating his ability to craft an engaging love story distinguished by reggae music.