We did it guys, we’ve made it through the rather abysmal January – for films among other things and we’re onto the next month, hopefully we’ll have a few better films in store to come in the next 4 weeks! Here are a few, US release dates by default.
Rings – released on the 3rd of February
Directed by F. Javier Gutierrez.
Starring: Matilda Lutz, Alex Roe, Johnny Galecki, Aimee Teegarden, Vincent D’onofrio.
Sequel to the popular Rings films, set 13 years after the last film in the series as Julia becomes worried after her boyfriend – Holt, delves into the legend of the Ring video and the mythos surrounding it.
Fifty Shades Darker – released on the 10th of February
Directed by James Foley.
Starring: Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson, Kim Basinger, Luke Grimes, Bella Heathcote, Elose Mumford.
Erotic drama and sequel to the… controversial Fifty Shades Of Grey as we follow Anastasia trying to move on from Christian Grey, though they reconcile and attempt a normal relationship, which comes with its own surprising baggage on Christians’ part.
John Wick: Chapter 2 – released on the 10th of February
Directed by Chad Jahelski.
Starring: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Common, Ruby Rose, John Leguizamo, Ian McShane.
Follow up to John Wick, we follow Wick as he reluctantly comes out of retirement and travels to Rome in order to help an associate, whose guild is under attack.
The Lego Batman Movie – released on the 10th of February
Directed by Chris McKay.
Starring: Will Arnett, Zach Galifinakis, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson, Ralph Fiennes, Mariah Carey, Jenny Slate, Billy Dee Williams.
Comedy/drama set in Gotham as Batman goes on a personal journey, facing off against the menace of the Joker as he tries to take over the city.
The Great Wall – released on the 17th of February
Directed by Zhang Yimou.
Starring: Matt Damon, Jing Tian, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe, Andy Lau.
Fantasy period drama set in China during the Song Dynasty as European mercenaries become entangled in an effort to protect China and the great wall of China from monstrous attackers alongside Chinese warriors.
Tulip Fever – released on the 24th of February
Directed by Justin Chatwin.
Starring: Alicia Vikander, Dane DeHaan, Zach Galifinakis, Judi Dench, Christoph Waltz, Jack O’Connell, Matthew Morrison, David Harewood, Cara Delevingne.
17th century period drama, as a painter falls in love with a married woman after he’s commissioned to paint her portrait by her husband. The two people get involved in the tulip market in the hopes of growing closer.