Get your popcorn ready: here are our picks for the best movies of 2021

An ageing woman's quest for survival, a Korean family’s search for the American dream, and Nicolas Cage seeking a stolen pig are among the year's favourites

19 December 2021 - 00:00

As Hollywood tried to bludgeon us back into cinemas in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, there were a number of satisfyingly engaging films that made this a hopeful year for cinema.

All of the titles listed here were released in cinemas, screened at festivals for SA audiences, or are available to watch, purchase or rent from locally accessible streaming platforms. Where possible, information about where to watch the titles is included...

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