Phil's Quick Capsule Review

Phil’s Best & Worst 2021 Films & TV… Third Edition (01 Oct 2021)

So this is my semi-regularly updated of the BEST and WORST of the films & TV released in 2021 (2021 Films), as well as the best films I missed from last year and those that I just couldn’t finish.

All in my very humble opinion…


BEST Films Of 2021… So Far:

  1. Nobody
  2. The Suicide Squad
  3. Summer of Soul (…or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
  4. Cruella
  5. Val
Honourable Mentions:

The Mitchells vs the Machines, The Many Saints Of Newark, A Quiet Place: Part II,  In The Heights, The Map of Tiny Perfect Things, 9/11: Inside the President’s War Room, Seaspiracy, Judas and the Black Messiah, Nomadland, Run Hide Fight, Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar, Jungle Cruise, News Of The World,  Archive, The Croods: A New Age, Moxie, Free Guy, Cop Shop, Fear Street Trilogy, I Care A Lot, No Sudden Move, One Night In Miami, Raya and the Last Dragon, Violation, Love And Monsters, Batman: Soul Of The Dragon, Willy’s Wonderland, Zack Snyder’s Justice League

WORST Films Of 2021… So Far

  1. SAS: Red Notice
  2. Old
  3. Rare Beasts
  4. The Marksman
  5. Midnight In The Switchgrass
  6. Snake Eyes

Dis-Honourable Mentions:

Snake Eyes, Sweet Girl,  Locked Down, Infinite, Outside The Wire, Wrong Turn (2021),  Initiation (2021) , Assimilate, In The Earth, Mortal Kombat (2021), Monster Hunter, Finding Ohana, Tom & Jerry, Chaos Walking, Spiral: From the Book of Saw, The Woman In The Window, Army of The Dead, Random Acts Of Violence, Escape Room: Tournament of Champions, The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard

BEST TV Shows Of 2021… So Far:


  1. Mare Of Easttown
  2. Hacks
  3. Masters of the Universe: Revelation (Part 1)
  4. The Falcon and the Winter Soldier
  5. Loki
Honourable Mentions:

Shadow & Bone, The War Of The Worlds


The 2021 Films I just couldn’t Finish…

Great Films Of 2020 That I saw In 2021:

Class Action Park, Saint Maud, Rocks, Host


Phil Hobden

Phil Hobden is the former Film Editor & Writer for renowned martial arts focused COMBAT MAGAZINE in the UK. He is also a filmmaker in his own right, having produced two cult Independent action films in LEFT FOR DEAD and TEN DEAD MEN. He was the host for the award nominated Filmsploitation podcast for 4 years, currently co-hosts Ross And Phil Talk Movies and is a writer/editor for his own blog Phil's Quick Capsule Review...