Best of 2021/Oscars Preview

Unspooled #304.4 March 23, 2022

Amy & Paul break down the past year in film on this Best Of 2021 special episode! They make cases for some of their favorite overlooked films from 2021, from an antic animated family comedy to a royal biopic turned horror film. Plus: a preview of the Oscars, and why this year’s Oscar crop feels like it’s playing it safe.


Next week we’re taking your votes and covering one Oscar-snubbed film in depth – will it be Annette, The Green Knight, Last Night In Soho or Zola? You can join the conversation for this series on the Unspooled Facebook Group at, and on Paul’s Discord at Learn more about the show at, follow us on Twitter @unspooled and Instagram @unspooledpod, and don’t forget to rate, review & subscribe to us on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and Spotify. You can also listen to our Stitcher Premium game show Screen Test right now at, and apply to be a contestant at!

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