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Nine movies coming to theaters this February

As Feb. approaches, people can expect these nine movies to be released in theaters. 

While Jan. brought stand-out movies like “Mean Girls” and “Night Swim,” people can expect these nine movies to be released in theaters, this February.

“Argylle” – Feb. 1

“Argylle” is a spy action comedy film directed by Matthew Vaughn. It’s the story of Elly Conway (Bryce Dallas Howard) a writer whose novels tell the missions of a secret agent named Argylle (Henry Cavill). The plots of her novels start to mirror the actions of a sinister underground syndicate, dragging her into a covert world where nothing and no one is what they seem.

“Lisa Frankenstein” – Feb. 9

“Lisa Frankenstein” is a horror comedy written by Diablo Cody and directed by Zelda Williams in her feature-length directorial debut. The movie follows Lisa Swallows (Kathryn Newton) a misunderstood goth teenager who brings back to life the corpse of a once-handsome Victorian-era young man (Cole Sprouse) she had been crushing on. She takes the challenge of rebuilding him into the man of her dreams, but they soon end up on a murderous journey.

“Madame Web” – Feb. 14

The latest entry in Sony’s Spider-Man Universe is “Madame Web,” directed by S. J. Clarkson. “Madame Web” will introduce the audience to Cassandra Webb (Dakota Johnson) a paramedic who develops psychic abilities that show her future events within the “spider world.”

“Winnie-the-Pooh: Blood and Honey 2” – Feb. 14

“Winnie-the-Pooh: Blood and Honey 2,” will introduce beloved characters Owl and Tigger, with a twist, as well as a human character named Cavendish, a regretful alcoholic with a tormenting past said to be linked to Christopher Robin. However, most plot details are unknown, but it will see Pooh and company leaving the Hundred Acre Wood to terrorize the quiet community of Ashdown.

“Bob Marley: One Love” – Feb. 14

The most recent biographical movies about musician “Bob Marley: One Love,” directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green. “Bob Marley: One Love” tells the story of legendary Jamaican singer and songwriter Bob Marley, one of the pioneers of reggae, as he overcame adversity to become one of the greatest musicians in history and an icon of Jamaican music, culture, and identity.

“Land of Bad” – Feb. 16

“Land of Bad” is an action thriller directed by William Eubank. “Land of Bad” centers on Reaper (Russell Crowe) a U.S. Air Force drone pilot. When team is ambushed in enemy territory, rookie officer Kinney (Liam Hemsworth) refuses to abandon them, and their only hope lies on Reaper, who serves as their eyes in the sky during a nightmarish 48-hour battle for survival.

“Bleeding Love” – Feb. 16

“Bleeding Love” is a drama movie directed by Emma Westenberg. “Bleeding Love” follows a father (Ewan McGregor) on a road trip with his estranged daughter (Clara McGregor) in an effort to keep her out of trouble following an overdose. Along the way, they meet all types of strangers, while getting to know each other.

“Drive-Away Dolls” – Feb 23

“Drive-Away Dolls” is a comedy road film directed by Ethan Coen. “Drive-Away Dolls” centers on Jamie (Margaret Qualley) and Marian, (Geraldine Viswanathan). Looking for a fresh start, Jamie and Marian go on an impromptu road trip to Tallahassee, Florida, but their plans quickly take a turn when they come across a group of inept criminals, who hid something very important to them in the rental car that was mistakenly given to Jamie and Marian.

“Ordinary Angels” – Feb. 23

“Ordinary Angels” is a drama movie directed by Jon Gunn and based on a true story. Set in 1994 in Louisville, Kentucky, “Ordinary Angels” follows Sharon Stevens (Hilary Swank) a hairdresser who rallies the community to help a widower father save the life of his critically ill daughter after the town is hit by a major snowstorm.

This story was written by Sophie Goldstein. She can be reached at [email protected].

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Sophie Goldstein
Sophie Goldstein, Executive Arts & Entertainment Editor
Sophie Goldstein is a junior from Glenview, Illinois studying journalism and is the Executive Arts and Entertainment Editor of the Marquette Wire for the second year in a row. Prior to this position, she served as the Arts and Entertainment Editor for the Indiana Daily Student at Indiana University. Outside of the Wire, she enjoys spending time with friends, watching reality television and playing with her dog. She is excited to begin her journey at the Wire, while exploring the stories everyone has to share at Marquette.

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