It’s that time of the month where we can give you a look ahead at what Sky Cinema has planned for the coming weeks, and since it doesn’t look like many of us are going very far, hopefully some of these upcoming movies will help to keep us busy during lockdown.
Without further ado, he’s what Sky Cinema has lined up for us…
The 24th – 2nd February
BlacKkKlansman and Da 5 Bloods writer Kevin Willmott brings us the story of the all-black Twenty-Fourth United States Infantry Regiment, and delves into the the Houston Riot of 1917.
Weathering With You – 3rd February
In this acclaimed animated film, impressionable young Hodaka meets the conflicted Hina, who can control the weather. It’s really touching, funny and wonderful, and also a perfect movie for fans of Makoto Shinkai’s Your Name.
Bull – 4th February
Bull, which was a hit at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, focuses on the story of two people who find they have an unexpected connection. The drama follows a teen who collides with her neighbour, an aging bullfighter.
Birds of Prey – 5th February on Sky Cinema and the Sky Cinema Pass on NOW TV
Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) dumps the Joker and forms her own squad in this DC spinoff film. Ewan McGregor co-stars as its villain, Black Mask.
Adopt a Highway – 7th February
Ethan Hawke leads this drama as a man recently released from over two decades in jail who finds an abandoned baby. Making sure the child has a good shot gives him a new purpose in life.
The Oath – 8th February
In this dark comedy, a man and his wife are shocked after learning that American citizens will have to sign a loyalty oath to the US president.
Nuclear – 9th February
Emilia Jones (Locke & Key) and George MacKay (1917) put in stellar performances in this tense offering about a young girl who holes up in an abandoned nuclear power station with her mother.
Dragon Rider – 12th February
Firedrake (Thomas Brodie-Sangster) wants to prove himself to the more senior dragons of his pack, but when he finds out humans are going to destroy their forest, he aims to stop the disaster from occurring.
Walkaway Joe – 17th February
A boy searching for his dad forges an unlikely friendship with a loner. Starring The Walking Dead’s Jeffrey Dean Morgan.
Spontaneous – 18th February
Mara’s (Katherine Langford) school classmates keep exploding, and thinking she might be next in line for the same fate forces her to live every moment as though it were her last.
To Olivia – 19th February
Hugh Bonneville plays late author Roald Dahl and Keeley Hawes stars as his wife Patricia Neal in this true story about the death of their young daughter.
You Should Have Left – 27th February
A smaller budgeted horror movie set in Wales with Amanda Seyfried and Kevin Bacon. You Should Have Left is very silly, but sometimes you want the comfort of a well-worn creepy tale.
The Silencing – 28th February
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Game of Thrones) stars in this thriller as a reformed hunter chasing a killer who may have kidnapped his daughter years ago.
Must See Movies – 22nd January to 11th February
Highlights: Pulp Fiction, Harriet, The Godfather Part II, Lawrence of Arabia, The Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Green Mile, Scarface, Goodfellas, Almost Famous, The English Patient, The Colour Purple, The Theory of Everything, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, The Social Network, Shrek.
Musicals – 28th February to 7th March
Highlights: The High Note, Rocketman, Yesterday, The King and I, Judy, Cats, Annie, Trolls World Tour, Grease, The Wizard of Oz, The Prince of Egypt, The Road to El Dorado, Dreamgirls, Behind the Candelabra.
See you next month!