Daily Podcast: The Best Movie Moments Of 2020 (Part 2)

On the January 7, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film managing editor Jacob Hall is joined by weekend editor Brad Oman, senior writer Ben Pearson, and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to count down the best movie moments of 2020 (part two!).

Opening Banter: Get ready for round two.

If you'd like to avoid all discussion of Nomadland, skip from 41:05-43:40.

If you'd like to avoid all discussion of One Night in Miami, skip from 46:00-49:57.

If you'd like to avoid all discussion of Promising Young Woman, skip from 57:09-01:04:35.

Here is our unranked list of moments:

  • The Restaurant Scene in The Invisible Man
  • Rudy Giuliani Puts His Hand Down His Pants in Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
  • Nyles Gets One More Sentence in Palm Springs
  • Fern Gluing Her Broken Plates Back Together in Nomadland
  • Joe After the Show/A New Perspective in Soul
  • The Opening Murder in Possessor
  • "Silly Games" in Lovers Rock
  • The Freeport Heist(s) in Tenet
  • Capone Murders People with a Golden Tommy Gun in Capone
  • Satisfied from Hamilton
  • The Hair Tie Toss in Birds of Prey
  • The Town Fights Back in Bacurau
  • The First Kiss in Sylvie's Love
  • Diana Takes Flight in Wonder Woman 1984
  • Robert's Speech and then Steven's Speech in Boys State
  • A Surprising Death in Critical Thinking
  • Delroy Lindo's Monologue in Da 5 Bloods 
  • The Karaoke Scene in Tesla
  • The Ending of Another Round
  • "The Elves Went Too Far!" in Eurovision Song Contest
  • Selling Oily Cakes in First Cow
  • The Heart-to-Heart and Almost Kiss in Freaky
  • The Farm Fire in Minari
  • The Doctor Scene in Never Rarely Sometimes Always
  • Caroline's Death in Host
  • The Ending of Hunter Hunter
  • The Dinner in I'm Thinking of Ending Things
  • Levee's Backstory in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
  • Malcolm X Chastises Sam Cooke in One Night in Miami
  • The First Painting Reveal in The Painter and the Thief
  • Hearing Ryan's Voice in Promising Young Woman
  • The Rooftop Escape in Run
  • Shirley and Rose Stand on the Cliff in Shirley
  • Billy's Phone Call in The Vast of Night
  • The Healing Scene in Wolfwalkers
  • Walking Through the Hearst Castle Grounds in Mank
  • The Fireside Encounter/Lost at Sea in His House
  • Flying a Kite in The Personal History of David Copperfield
  • The Final Concert in Bill and Ted Face the Music
  • Ruben is Asked to Leave the House in Sound of Metal
  • Rose Loses Her Virginity in Extra Ordinary
  • Lost in the Crawlspace in Relic
  • A Drafty Proposal (aka Bill Nighy vs. a Draft) in Emma.
  • The Final Scene in Sound of Metal
  • Elizabeth Debicki is Tall in Tenet 
  • The Giant Monster Appears in Underwater
  • The Courtroom "Observe and Report" Moment in Mangrove
  • Carrie Coon Dances in The Nest
  • Nicolas Cage Screams About the Alpacas in Color Out of Space
  • "See you down the road" in Nomadland

Check back on /Film.com next week for the complete, ranked version of this list.

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