District of Cinema Episode 16: 'Cold War' and our favorite films of 2021

The gang reviews Pawel Pawlikowski's 'Cold War,' then share their 2021 favorites

District of Cinema Episode 16: 'Cold War' and our favorite films of 2021

Tristan, Koz and Spenser unpack "Cold War," a complicated romance film that follows two Polish musicians through displacement and artistic passion, all under the backdrop of a tumultuous, volatile post-war Europe. The crew then share their favorite films of 2021, including some that they covered for The Eagle. Koz gets to share her undying love for "Zola" again. 

Tristan’s top 3:
1. “Limbo”
2. “Quo Vadis, Aida?”
3. (Tie) “Dune,” “The French Dispatch”
Tristan’s “this movie was good because it had Tony Leung in it” Award: “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”

Spenser’s top 3:
1. “C’mon C’mon”
2. “Mass”
3. “Titane”

Koz’s top 3:
1. “Zola”
2. “The French Dispatch”
3. (Tie) “Old,” “West Side Story”

Films Referenced: Cold War (2018), Bridge of Spies, Tinker Tailor Solider Spy, The Pianist, Schindler's List, Zola, C'mon C'mon, Limbo, The French Dispatch, Mass, Quo Vadis, Aida?, Old, West Side Story (2021), Titane, Dune (2021), Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.

This episode was produced by Carly Johnson.

tau@theeagleonline.com, okozlevcar@theeagleonline.com and shoover@theeagleonline.com

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