The 10 best film scenes of 2021
Are we back to normal? Not yet, and maybe never. But movies were still strong enough this year that our regular top 10 couldn't cover all the moments that thrilled us — an overflow that seems worth marking with... more lists! (Because aren't they the real reason for the season?)
Though these additional 10 might have fallen short of our main picks, we'd be remiss not to celebrate the pool parties, pain boxes, and seagull serenades that made for some of our favorite film scenes of the year.
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