From pulse-pounding manga adaptations to three hour epics on the winding nature of grief, James dishes out his top ten features of 2021.
Embracing the shifting forms, presentations and moods of modern cinema Neil Fox highlights ten of his favourite 2021 cinematic objects.
A mix of arthouse, blockbuster and documentary offerings sum up a year with endless cinematic ideas in Redmond's top ten features of 2021.
"2020 is a year which has highlighted the deep importance of the moving image." MarBelle runs through the films that helped make a terrible year bearable.
Jeanie Finlay returns to DN to share her experiences of this unprecedented year, along with the 2020 features which left an indelible mark on her memory.
"2020 has provided us with a berth of films which have certainly kept us going." Sarah shares the cinematic ballast which kept her afloat during 2020.
"For a lot of us we turned to the screen for escapism and for me 2020 was somewhat of a golden year for features." Rob selects his favourite 2020 features.
From stunning debuts to veteran directors fully in command of their tone, Redmond argues that 2020's films have been far better than the year itself.
Each equally worthy of their place in his unranked list, Neil Fox celebrates a collection of 10 cinematic beacons which light up the darkness of 2020.
"Even in a year such as this, there is still an impressive amount of indelible cinema to gush over." James delivers his top ten feature films of 2020.
"These are the films which most quickly jumped to my lips when asked the question what have you been watching?" MarBelle shares his top ten films of 2019.
"My top ten includes films that have lingered and stayed with me." Jeanie Finlay reflects on her year of cinema as a director and audience member.
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