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Nate's Top 10 Movies Of 2021

Chris' Top 10 Films of 2021

ReelBob: Top 10 movies of 2021

A Journal for Jordan

Reeling Backward: 12 Monkeys (1995)

New to View: Dec. 28

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Odd Trilogies: Black Christmas

Odd Trilogies: Sam Raimi's Spider-Man

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Another Take: ReelBob: ‘Red Rocket’ ★★★½

American Underdog

The AV Room: Yap vs. Yap -- The Tragedy of Macbeth

Podcast: Yap vs. Yap -- The Tragedy of Macbeth

ReelBob: ‘The Tragedy of Macbeth’ ★★★★

Another take: ReelBob: ‘The King’s Man’ ★★

The Tender Bar

The Matrix Resurrections

The AV Room: Yap vs. Yap -- The King's Man

The AV Room: Interview with Nick Kroll

Sing 2

Indiana film critics name "Mass" Best Film

Podcast: Yap vs. Yap -- The King's Man

New to View: Dec. 21

The AV Room: Interview with the star and director of The Novice

The AV Room: Indy Now -- December 17


Another take: ReelBob: ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ ★★★★

The Novice

ReelBob: ‘Nightmare Alley’ ★★★

Spider-Man: No Way Home

The Lost Daughter

The AV Room: Yap vs. Yap -- Licorice Pizza

IFJA announces 2021 award nominees

Podcast: Yap vs. Yap -- Licorice Pizza

ReelBob: Updated 2021 Holiday Gift Guide

Critics Choice Awards nominations announced

Reeling Backward: The Four Seasons (1981)

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New to View: Dec. 14

The AV Room: Indy Now -- December 10

FREE Screening: SING 2

National Champions

Another Take: ReelBob: ‘Don’t Look Up’ ★

Don't Look Up

Licorice Pizza

Back to the Outback

The Hand of God


Killing the Shepherd

The AV Room: Disney Day on Indy Now

New to View: Dec. 7

Silent Night

Another Take: ReelBob: ‘West Side Story’ ★★★½




On Disc: Original Cast Album: Company

Another take: ReelBob: ‘Mass’ ★★★★

On Disc: Deep Blues

Reeling Backward: Vera Cruz (1954)


8-Bit Christmas

Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City

New to View: Nov. 30

Thanksgiving Movie Roundup!


A Boy Called Christmas

The AV Room: Indy Now-- November 24

Odd Trilogies: The Rise of Chloé Zhao

Another Take: Encanto

The Humans



The Unforgivable

C'mon C'mon

House of Gucci

The Power of the Dog


ReelBob: 2021 Holiday Gift Guide

On Disc: Melvin Van Peebles -- Essential Films

The AV Club: Indy Now -- November 19

New to View: Nov. 23

Black Friday

Beyond Paranormal

The Ultimate Richard Pryor Collection Uncensored

Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Zeros and Ones

King Richard

Boiling Point

The Wheel of Time

Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time

KING RICHARD: Free Screening tonight, 11/15

Critics Choice Association names "Summer of Soul" top doc

Reeling Backward: Donovan's Reef (1963)

Night Raiders

New to View: Nov. 16

The AV Room: Indy Now -- November 12

Reeling Backward: Home From the Hill (1960)

ENCANTO: Free Screening

Yap vs. Yap: tick, tick... BOOM!

tick,tick... Boom!

Interview: Documentarian Jesse Moss

Clifford the Big Red Dog

The AV Club: Belfast

Mayor Pete



Another Take: Eternals

The Beta Test

New to View: Nov. 9

The AV Room: Indy Now -- November 5

King Richard

One Shot

Ida Red

Red Notice

Look Away, Look Away




New to View: Nov. 2


Eternals: FREE Screening!

Reeling Backward: The Web (1947)

Last Night in Soho


The AV Room: Indy Now -- October 29



Army of Thieves

The French Dispatch

Heart of Champions

The Spine of Night

The AV Room: Eternals

New to View: Oct. 26

The AV Room: Indy Now -- October 22

The Last Days of Capitalism

Night Teeth

The Harder They Fall

The AV Room: Yap vs. Yap -- Dune

Tom Petty: Somewhere You Feel Free

Heartland announces IFJA, audience awards

Reeling Backward: Dune (1984)

Heartland: The Power Of The Dog

Heartland: King Richard

New to View: Oct. 19

Heartland: Reed Birney of "Mass"

The AV Room : Indy Now -- October 15

Grade A Movies Podcast - Oct. 15

Heartland announces 30th annual festival awards

Heartland: The French Dispatch

Heartland: ReelBob: ‘Julia’ ★★★½

Hard Luck Love Song

Halloween Kills

Needle in a Timestack

Heartland: Flee

Heartland: Belfast

ReelBob: ‘Dune’ ★★★

Heartland: Bergman Island

The Last Duel

The Velvet Underground

Heartland: C'mon C'mon

Heartland Horror: Kathaputali: The Puppet

Heartland: Mayberry Man

The AV Room: The Last Duel

Heartland: Spencer

Heartland: Alrik Bursell interview

Subscribers: Monday Morning Movie Critic opportunity!

New to View: Oct. 12

The AV Room: Indy Now -- October 8

Heartland Horror: The Alpines

Heartland Film Announces Michael Ault as President

Heartland: Rope (1948)

Heartland: Harvey (1950)

Heartland: Voodoo Macbeth

Heattland: Ludi

Heartland: The Falconer

South of Heaven

Heartland Horror: The Alternate

Heartland Film Festival 2021

Heartland to honor Ann Dowd and Woody Norman

Heartland Horror: What Josiah Saw


There's Someone Inside Your House

Heartland: IMBPREZ

Heartland: Americanish

Heartland: Esluna: The Crown of Babylon

Heartland: Mass

Heartland: A Sexplanation

Heartland: Fireboys

Baphomet Mountain

Muppets Haunted Mansion

Odd Trilogies: The Exorcist


Yap vs. Yap: No Time to Die

Reeling Backward: Willow (1988)

The Many Saints of Newark

Venom: Let There Be Carnage


New to View: Oct. 5

The AV Room: Indy Now -- Oct. 1

The Addams Family 2

Another take: ReelBob: ‘No Time to Die’ ★★½

Wife of a Spy

Coming Home in the Dark

Witch Hunt

No Time to Die

The New Wave of arts coverage

Now's your chance to be a Monday Morning Movie Critic!!

Old Henry

The AV Room: Indy Now -- Sept. 24

New to View: Sept. 28


The Guilty

Another Take: ReelBob: ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ ★★★

Dear Evan Hansen

Apache Junction

East of the Mountains

Heartland unveils lineup for 30th annual film festival in October

Reeling Backward: "Big Fish" (2003)

Blue Bayou


The AV Room: Cry Macho

New to View: Sept. 21

The AV Room: Indy Now -- Sept. 17

Prisoners of the Ghostland

Odd Trilogies: The Mummy

Why we need more diversity among film critics

Review Twofer - Censor/The Last Matinee

ReelBob: ‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’ ★★★

Storm Lake

Seeding Change: The Power of Conscious Commerce

The Card Counter


New to View: Sept. 14

Small Engine Repair



ReelBob: ‘Small Engine Repair’ ★★★

Language Lessons

The Lost Leonardo

It Takes Three

What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael

Reeling Backward: The Plainsman (1936)

ReelBob: ‘Escape to the Cove’ ★★½

New to View: Sept. 7

Yakuza Princess

The Schock Vault: Escape From Area 51

ReelBob: ‘Another Girl’ ★★½

Mogul Mowgli

Electric Jesus

The Gateway

Only Murders in the Building

Who You Think I Am

On Broadway

We Need to Do Something


ReelBob: ‘My Best Worst Adventure’ ★★★

New to View: Aug. 31

Vacation Friends


Odd Trilogies: The Rise of James Gunn

No Man of God

Aug. 26 Episode - Grade A Movies Podcast

Another Take: ReelBob: ‘Flag Day’ ★★★

Another Take: ReelBob: ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ ★★½


25 Actors Wasted in Marvel Movies

ReelBob: ‘My Father’s Brothers’ ★★★

The AV Room: Candyman

Two more days to enter to win remastered Paramount classics on Blu-ray!

Flag Day


The AV Room: Shang-Chi & the Legend of the Ten Rings

Reeling Backward: A Place in the Sun (1951)

Shang-Chi & The Legend Of The Ten Rings

New to View: Aug. 24

We're giving away remastered classics on Blu-ray from Paramount!

The Night House

Kringle Time

The AV Room: Medium Cool Podcast Episode No. 45


CANDYMAN Ticket Giveaway

Searching for Mr. Rugoff

Another Take: ReelBob: ‘CODA’ ★★★½

New to View: Aug. 17

The AV Room: Indy Style -- Aug. 13

Queen of the Beach

Yap vs. Yap: Free Guy


The AV Room: Yap vs. Yap on Indy Style


Reeling Backward: The Grey Fox (1982)

Odd Trilogies: Looney Tunes

Reeling Backward: Cul-de-sac (1966)

Grade A Movies Podcast: Aug. 6 Episode

Another Take: ReelBob: ‘The Suicide Squad’ ★★★½

New to View: Aug. 10

Yap vs. Yap: The Suicide Squad

The Suicide Squad

Kitty Mammas



Revealing interview with Jermaine O'Neal

ReelBob: ‘Kringle Time’ ★★★

Untold: Malice at the Palace

The AV Room: Indy Style -- July 30


New to View: Aug. 3

Odd Trilogies: Fear Street

The Green Knight

The Exchange

Jungle Cruise

Grade A Movies Podcast: July 28 Episode

Ride the Eagle


Last chance! Enter to win "Mommie Dearest"

Another Take: ReelBob: ‘Jungle Cruise’ ★

Win "Mommie Dearest" on Blu-ray!

Indy Shorts International Film Festival announces winners

Monday Morning Movie Critic: "Old"

Reeling Backward: Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)


The AV Room: Film Soceyology -- July 24

Just for subscribers: Monday Morning Movie Critic

Another Take: ReelBob: ‘Caged’ ★★½

New to View: July 27

Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins

The AV Room: Indy Style -- July 23


Grade A Movies Podcast: July 22

Another Take: ReelBob: ‘Old’ ★½

Another Take: ReelBob: ‘Val’ ★★★½



Midnight in the Switchgrass

Broken Diamonds

Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans

Joe Bell

Why is Black Widow tanking?

Indy Shorts: Animals

M. Night Shyamalan's 'OLD' - free screening!

Space Jam: A New Legacy

New to View: July 20

The AV Room: Indy Style -- July 16

Fear Street Part Three: 1666

Indy Shorts: Indiana Spotlight

Die in a Gunfight

Great White



Escape Room: Tournament of Champions

ReelBob: ‘Trust’ ★★½

The Boys in Red Hats

Gunpowder Milkshake

Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain

Odd Trilogies: '90s Ninja Turtles, and 21st Century TMNT

Reeling Backward: Last Train from Gun Hill (1959)

New to View: July 13

The AV Room: Indy Style -- July 9

A Not So Hot Take: Black Widow

Another Take: Black Widow

A Not So Hot Take: Black Widow

Parallel Love: The Story of a Band Called Luxury

ReelBob: ‘I Carry You with Me’ ★★★

Fear Street Part Two: 1978


Black Widow

ReelBob: ‘Steps’ ★★½

ReelBob: ‘Medusa: Queen of the Serpents’ ★★½

New to View: July 6

The AV Room: Indy Style -- July 2

No Sudden Move

Please join us in the next, exciting phase of Film Yap

The Tomorrow War

America: The Motion Picture

The Forever Purge

Grade A Movies Podcast: June 30 Episode

Another Take: ReelBob: ‘Black Widow’ ★★★½

ReelBob: ‘Rock, Paper and Scissors’ ★★★

Summer of Love (...Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)

Fear Street Part 1: 1994

Summer of 85

The Boss Baby: Family Business


Odd Trilogies: Legendary's Godzilla

The Psychology of The Purge

Why The Purge wouldn't work

Reeling Backward: Big Bad Mama (1974)

This Is Not a War Story

New to View: June 29

The AV Room: Indy Style -- June 25

Another Take: F9

False Positive

Werewolves Within


Another Take: ReelBob: ‘F9’ ★★

All Light, Everywhere

Good on Paper

Punk the Capital


The AV Room: Indy Style -- June 18

New to View: June 22

Take Back

Another take: ReelBob: ’12 Mighty Orphans’ ★★½


Grade A Movies Podcast: June 17 episode

Another Take: Luca

The Sparks Brothers

Another take: ReelBob: ‘Luca’ ★★★½

ReelBob: ‘Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It’ ★★★★

The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard

12 Mighty Orphans


Odd Trilogies: The Conjuring


Reeling Backward: White Lightning (1973)

The AV Room: Indy Style -- June 11

New to View: June 15

Another Take: ReelBob: ‘Marathon’ ★★★


In The Heights

ReelBob: ‘In the Heights’ ★★★½

Black Easter

Grade A Movies Podcast: June 7 Episode

Queen Bees



The Amusement Park

The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

ReelBob: ‘Too Late’ ★★★½

New to View: June 8

The AV Room: Indy Style -- June 4



Spirit Untamed

The Vault

ReelBob: ‘The Penny Black’ ★★★½

Reeling Backward: It Happened Tomorrow (1944)

The AV Room: Indy Style -- May 28

New to View: June 1

Odd Trilogies: Taylor Sheridan's American Frontier Trilogy

Tango Shalom

Another Take: Cruella

American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally

A Quiet Place Part II

ReelBob: ‘A Quiet Place: Part II’ ★★★

Another Take: ReelBob: ‘Cruella’ ★★


ReelBob's New to View

Cosmic Sin

Too Late


Indy Film Fest: If Not Now, Then When?

Dream Horse

The Dry

Reeling Backward: Princess Mononoke (1997)

Riders of Justice

The Woman in the Window

New to View: May 18

The AV Room: Indy Style -- May 14

Those Who Wish Me Dead

Spiral: Saw

High Ground

Army of the Dead

Before I'm Dead

The Djinn


The Killing of Two Lovers

Odd Trilogies: Mortal Kombat


Wrath of Man

The AV Room: Indy Style -- May 7

ReelBob's New to View: May 11

The Paper Tigers

Paper Spiders

Indy Film Fest: Welcome to Monterey

Criterion Collection: Essential Fellini

ReelBob: ‘Wrath of Man’ ★★★

ReelBob: ‘Here Today’ ★★★

Above Suspicion

Golden Arm


Bad Cupid

Here Today

ReelBob: ‘Bad Cupid’ ★★★

Reeling Backward: Cast a Dark Shadow (1955)

Indy Film Fest: Lines

Your Weekly Yap -- May 1

Reel Bob's New to View: May 4

Without Remorse

The AV Room: Indy Style -- April 30

THE MARKSMAN Blu-ray Giveaway

ReelBob: ‘Before I’m Dead’ ★★

Things Heard & Seen

Indy Film Fest: Rebecca Berfanger, festival president

Indy Film Fest: Marquise Mays, "The Heartland"

Here Alone

The Mitchells vs. the Machines

The Virtuoso

Indy Film Fest: Matthew Ya-Hsiung Balzer, "The Catch"

Here Are the Young Men

Indy Film Fest: Lauren Z. Ray, "Welcome to Monterey"

Oscars reaction 2021

ReelBob: My 2021 Academy Award picks

The AV Room: Indy Style -- April 23

New to View: April 27

ReelBob: ‘Here Alone’ ★★½

ReelBob: ‘Mortal Kombat’ ★½

Mortal Kombat

Fearless Oscar predictions 2021


Together Together

The Glint of Darkness: Revolution

Reeling Backward: Machine Gun McCain (1969)

Your Weekly Yap -- April 17

Jakob's Wife

ReelBob's New to View: April 20

ReelBob: ‘Touch’ ★★½

The AV Club: Indy Style -- April 16


Odd Trilogies: Legendary Pictures' Godzilla

In Action

In the Earth



The best films about college life for students

Your Weekly Yap -- April 10


AV Club: Indy Style -- April 9

New to View: April 13

ReelBob: ‘In Action’ ★★★

Thunder Force

P.E.N.S. (Poetic Energy Needed in Society)

Night of the Hunter


ReelBob: ‘Transference: A Love Story’ ★★½

Transference: A Love Story

IFJA honors Edward Johnson-Ott

Reeling Backward: Atlantic City (1980)

Requiem for a fallen giant

AV Club: Indy Style -- April 2

ReelBob's New to View: April 6

The Unholy

2021 Oscar-nominated live action short films

French Exit

2021 Oscar-nominated animated short films

Godzilla vs. Kong

Concrete Cowboy

ReelBob: ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ ★★½

Bad Trip

AV Club: Indy Style -- March 26

ReelBob's New to View: March 30

Shoplifters of the World

Six Minutes to Midnight


ReelBob: ‘Nobody’ ★★★

Reeling Backward: Lady Sings the Blues (1972)

Your Weekly Yap -- March 20

New to View: March 23

AV Club: Indy Style -- March 19


Zack Snyder's Justice League

Welcome to the Film Yap archive

Hot Water

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier

The Courier


AV Club: Oscar nominations podcast

Oscar nominations lightning reaction

ReelBob: ‘Paint’ ★★½

Your Weekly Yap: March 13

Eternals tops 2021’s most-anticipated list

New to View: March 16

AV Club: Indy Style -- March 12

ReelBob: ‘The Father’ ★★★★

Cosmic Sin



The Father


ReelBob: ‘The Mimic’ ★★★

The Mimic

Critics Choice Awards postmortem

Reeling Backward: Black Gravel (1961)

Your Weekly Yap -- March 6

Coming 2 America

AV Club: Indy Style -- March 5

New to View: March 9

Boss Level

WandaVision: Marvel’s Grand Introduction to a New Era

ReelBob: ‘West Michigan’ ★★½

My Salinger Year

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run

Raya and the Last Dragon

ReelBob: ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ ★★★½

West Michigan

Golden Globes winners reaction

The United States vs. Billie Holiday

Your Weekly Yap -- Feb. 27

AV Club: Indy Style -- Feb. 26

New to View: March 2

Tom & Jerry

Wrong Turn

ReelBob: ‘Crossroads of America’ ★★★

My Zoe


Crossroads of America

Reeling Backward: Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)

Reeling Backward: Harry & Son (1984)

AV Club: Indy Style -- February 19

Your Weekly Yap: Feb. 20

Burn It All

ReelBob: ‘Land’ ★★★½

New to View: Feb. 23

The Violent Heart

Body Brokers

Blithe Spirit



We Bare Bears: The Movie

ReelBob: ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ ★★★½

Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar

ReelBob: ‘The Mauritanian’ ★★★

ReelBob: ‘The World to Come’ ★★½

Your Weekly Yap: Feb. 13

AV Club: Indy Style -- Feb. 12

Willy's Wonderland

ReelBob's New to View: Feb. 16

To All the Boys: Always and Forever


The World to Come

Judas and the Black Messiah


The Mauritanian

Reeling Backward: Elizabethtown (2005)

Earwig and the Witch

Your Weekly Yap

New to View: Feb. 9

The Right One

AV Club: Indy Style -- February 5

PVT Chat

The Last Blockbuster

The Reckoning

Two of Us

ReelBob: ‘Supernova’ ★★★★

Golden Globes nominations

The Wanting Mare

What to expect this week from Film Yap

ReelBob: ‘The Little Things’ ★★

Welcome to Film Yap on Substack!

AV Club: Indy Style -- January 29

New to View: Feb. 2

New to View: Feb. 2

Join us on Substack!


The Night


Malcolm & Marie

Malcolm & Marie

Our Friend


The Little Things

Reeling Backward: Sudden Fear (1952)

Medium Cool: A Movie Podcast: Top 10 of 2020 Part 1

Sudden Fear (1952)

Movie reviews, commentary and news.

Av Club: Indy Style -- January 22

Brothers by Blood

New to View: Jan. 26

PG: Psycho Goreman

Ten Minutes to Midnight

AV Club: Which Best Picture Oscar winners are the most re-watchable?

AV Club: Indy Style -- January 16

Outside the Wire

Minor Premise

New to View: Jan. 19

The Marksman

The Dig

Locked Down

The White Tiger

Reeling Backward: That Obscure Object of Desire (1977)

Reeling Backward: That Obscure Object of Desire (1977)

New to View: Jan. 12

Redemption Day

Joe's Complete Ranked 2020

The Ringmaster

Logan's Top 10 of 2020

Odd Trilogies: Logan & Andy's Top 10 of 2020

American Dream

Alec Toombs' Top 10 of 2020

Effigy: Poison and the City

The 2020 Andy Awards

New to View: Jan. 5

AV Club: Indy Style -- January 1