Obama’s Favorite Films of 2021 Include ‘Drive My Car,’ ‘The Card Counter,’ and ‘West Side Story’

Every year, former President Barack Obama reminds us just how good we had it by flexing his impeccable taste in film and TV.

As December gets halfway through, it’s that time of year again for Obama to name his favorite films of 2021.“Over the next few days, I’ll share my annual list of favorite books, music, and movies.

Art always sustains and nourishes the soul.

But for me, music and storytelling felt especially urgent during this pandemic year,” Obama wrote on Twitter before beginning the rollout of the best art he consumed in the past year.

His list of top films includes critics’ favorite “Drive My Car” (which is Japan’s entry for the International Feature Oscar), Questlove’s Oscar-hopeful documentary “Summer of Soul,” “West Side Story,” and “The Power of the Dog.”Obama also made room for films including “Pig,” “Passing,” “The Card Counter,” Oscar winner “Judas and the Black Messiah,

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