2021 Virtual Commercial Releases

Compiled from The Film Stage New to Streaming round-ups, format based on Mike D’Angelo’s New York City Commercial Releases lists, criteria for inclusion loose as long as the film appears to be released through some form of contractural distribution, is not playing as part of a festival or equivalent institution, and has not been released in NYC before. With MUBI films specifically, I have attempted to only select MUBI releases not associated with a specific festival or series, but some errors may persist.


Week of 15 Jan

Acasa, My Home (Radu Ciorniciuc)
Film About a Father Who (Lynne Sachs)
Locked Down (Doug Liman)
MLK/FBI (Sam Pollard)
My Little Sister (Stéphanie Chuat & Véronique Reymond)
News of the World (Paul Greengrass)
One Night in Miami… (Regina King)
Promising Young Woman (Emerald Fennell)
Some Kind of Heaven (Lance Oppenheim)
Synchronic (Justin Benson & Aaron Moorhead)


Week of 8 Jan

Audrey (Helena Coan)
Beautiful Something Left Behind (Katrine Philp)
Fatale (Deon Taylor)
Herself (Phyllida Lloyd)
I Blame Society (Gillian Wallace Horvat)
Pieces of a Woman (Kornél Mundruczó)
The Reason I Jump (Jerry Rothwell)


Week of 1 Jan

Shadow in the Cloud (Roseanne Liang)

2021 First Watches

Renewed Appreciation: Yourself and Yours

Shorts: “( ),” “I Wish You Would”

  1. La France (2007, Serge Bozon) [January]
  2. Contact (1985, Alan Clarke) [January]
  3. The Story of Sue San (1964, King Hu) [January]
  4. Deep Cover (1992, Bill Duke) [January]
  5. Hannah Takes the Stairs (2007, Joe Swanberg) [January]
  6. Eight Hours of Terror (1957, Seijun Suzuki) [January]
  7. The Metamorphosis of Birds (2020, Catarina Vasconcelos) [January]
  8. The Midnight Sky (2020, George Clooney) [January]
  9. Tenet (2020, Christopher Nolan) [January]
  10. WW84 (2020, Patty Jenkins) [January]

2021 Omnibus Log

t001. Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire (1989, The Simpsons) Laptop, File 01 Jan
001. Deep Cover (1992, Bill Duke^) Television, File (Parents) 01 Jan – 7.3
t002. Bart the Genius (1990, The Simpsons) Laptop, File 03 Jan
002. The Story of Sue San (1964, King Hu) Laptop, File 03 Jan – 7.4
t003. Homer’s Odyssey (1990, The Simpsons) Laptop, File 04 Jan
s001. Gong Shou Dao (2017, Wen Zhang) Laptop, YouTube 04 Jan – 4.9
003. Hannah Takes the Stairs (2007, Joe Swanberg^) Laptop, File 04 Jan – 7.3
t004. There’s No Disgrace Like Home (1990, The Simpsons) Laptop, File 05 Jan
t005. Bart the General (1990, The Simpsons) Laptop, File 05 Jan
t006. Moaning Lisa (1990, The Simpsons) Laptop, File 07 Jan
004. La France (2007, Serge Bozon) Laptop, File 07 Jan – 7.8
t007. The Call of the Simpsons (1990, The Simpsons) Laptop, File 08 Jan
005. WW84 (2020, Patty Jenkins) Television, File (Parents) 08 Jan – 4.0
s002. I Wish You Would (2020, Ryland Walker Knight) Laptop, Vimeo 09 Jan – 6.2
t008. The Telltale Head (1990, The Simpsons) Laptop, File 09 Jan
006. +Yourself and Yours (2016, Hong Sang-soo) Laptop, File 09 Jan – 8.8 [up from 8.6]
t009. Life on the Fast Lane (1990, The Simpsons) Laptop, File 10 Jan
007. The Metamorphosis of Birds (2020, Catarina Vasconcelos^) Laptop, File 10 Jan – 7.0
008. Contact (1985, Alan Clarke^) Laptop, File 11 Jan – 7.7
t010. Homer’s Night Out (1990, The Simpsons) Laptop, File 12 Jan
009. Eight Hours of Terror (1957, Seijun Suzuki) Laptop, File 12 Jan – 7.2
s003. ( ) (2003, Morgan Fisher) Laptop, File 13 Jan – 7.1
t011. The Crepes of Wrath (1990, The Simpsons) Laptop, File 13 Jan
010. The Midnight Sky (2020, George Clooney^) Television, Netflix (Parents) 15 Jan – 5.5
t012. Krusty Gets Busted (1990, The Simpsons) Laptop, File 15 Jan
t013. Some Enchanted Evening (1990, The Simpsons) Laptop, File 16 Jan
011. Tenet (2020, Christopher Nolan) Television, File (Family) 17 Jan – 4.9
t014. Bart Gets an “F” (1990, The Simpsons) Laptop, File 21 Jan

2021 Viewing Log

January
Deep Cover (1992, Bill Duke) – 7.3
The Story of Sue San (1964, King Hu) – 7.4
Gong Shou Dao (2017, Wen Zhang)
Hannah Takes the Stairs (2007, Joe Swanberg) – 7.3
La France (2007, Serge Bozon) – 7.8
WW84 (2020, Patty Jenkins) – 4.0
I Wish You Would (2020, Ryland Walker Knight)
+Yourself and Yours (2016, Hong Sang-soo) – 8.8 [up from 8.6]
The Metamorphosis of Birds (2020, Catarina Vasconcelos) – 7.0
Contact (1985, Alan Clarke) – 7.7
Eight Hours of Terror (1957, Seijun Suzuki) – 7.2
( ) (2003, Morgan Fisher)
The Midnight Sky (2020, George Clooney) – 5.5
Tenet (2020, Christopher Nolan) – 4.9