January 16, 2021 Podcast

Happy New Year! Welcome to the first podcast of 2021.

New in Theaters

The Emperor’s New Groove (Disney, 2000) is back in select U.S. theaters this weekend. Check your local listings.


Loved News of the World (Universal, 2020), now playing in theaters.

2021 Movie Watching Project

One of the movie watching projects I’m taking on in 2021 is watching the 50 movies listed in a cool book from Turner Classic Movies (TCM) called Must-See Musicals: 50 Show-Stopping Movies We Can’t Forget (Running Press, 2017). Full list and more info is here. Follow my Instagram feed for my mini-reviews of all of the films.

My 10 Best Films of 2020

I compiled a list of my favorite films I saw for the first time in 2020 regardless of the films’ initial release date. Full list is on my Letterboxd page (click the “Lists” link).

TCM’s Noir Alley page is here.

Thanks for Tuning In!

Subscribe to the Movies Past and Present podcast on Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle Podcasts, and Stitcher. I hope that watching some great movies will bring you peace and comfort this week. Be safe out there!