12 from '21

Some of the best first watches I have seen this year. Three Fords, three Italian masterpieces, two Ozus, and two other great works. The final two are my favorite films of the thirty I have seen so far released in 2021.

  • Enoch Arden
  • That Night's Wife
  • What Scoundrels Men Are!
  • Pilgrimage
  • Steamboat Round the Bend
  • Early Summer
  • The Quiet Man
  • Traviata 53
  • Melancholy Autumn
  • Regards de mémoire
  • Garage, Engines, and Men
  • Cliff Walkers