The must-see movies of 2021: Spiderman, The Matrix 4 and more

2021 was a big year for movies. Long delayed blockbusters like “No Time To Die,” “Dune” and “Candyman” came roaring back into theaters, even as intriguingly original indies continued to pop up on more and more streaming platforms. Here are 2021's must-see movies.

Review: ‘The Matrix Resurrections’ is an absolute blast

How do you follow up a perfect movie? It’s a question that’s haunted “The Matrix” franchise since the Wachowskis changed sci-fi action cinema forever in 1999. And it’s one that explicitly sits at the heart of this long-awaited fourth installment, which is set for a simultaneous release in theaters and on HBO Max. Film critic Caroline Siede reviews.

Tubi partners with Kevin Garnett and Village Roadshow for 'Black Noir Cinema' initiative

Tubi, FOX's free, ad-supported streaming service, has entered a deal to produce multiple projects in partnership with Village Roadshow Entertainment Group as part of its new “Black Noir Cinema” initiative. First up on the docket are two films to be produced by NBA MVP Kevin Garnett and legendary director/producer Oz Scott (“Black Lightning,” “S.W.A.T.”).

‘West Side Story’ review: A dazzling musical with a dimmed love story

For his new take on “West Side Story,” director Steven Spielberg pulls from the beloved 1961 movie musical as well as the original Broadway stage show, while adding a few new elements of his own. This is “West Side” as you’ve seen it before, and also as you haven’t.

December movie preview: Spider-Man, West Side Story, The Matrix and more

Steven Spielberg takes a fresh look at a classic musical, Keanu Reeves re-enters “The Matrix,” Nicole Kidman plays a comedy giant, Bradley Cooper joins a carnival and Tom Holland’s Spidey swings into the Marvel multiverse, to name just a few of the films with bold-faced names arriving in theaters this month.

FOX renews ‘LEGO Masters’ for a third season

Season three of “LEGO Masters” will premiere in 2022 on FOX. The series is currently casting; potential future LEGO Masters can apply online at https://www.legomasters.tv. Those who just want to watch the show, however, can find the first two seasons streaming for free on Tubi.

Netflix partners with arts high schools to celebrate 'Tick, Tick... Boom!'

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s highly anticipated movie musical “tick, tick...BOOM!” has arrived on Netflix. To celebrate, the streamer brought together five performing arts high schools and programs from across the country to create a unique rendition of “Louder Than Words,” one of the beloved numbers from the cult classic stage-show-turned-movie-musical.