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February

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07 February 2020

Birds Of Prey: And The Fantabulous Emancipation Of One Harley Quinn

Director(s): Cathy Yan
Writers(s): Christina Hodson, Paul Dini (Harley Quinn created by), Bruce Timm (Harley Quinn created by)
Actors: Margot Robbie, Rosie Perez, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jurnee Smollett

After splitting with the Joker, Harley Quinn joins superheroes Black Canary, Huntress and Renee Montoya to save a young girl from an evil crime lord.

Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime

Runtime: 109 minutes
Distributor: Warner Bros.

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07 February 2020

Daniel Isn’t Real

Director(s): Adam Egypt Mortimer
Writers(s): Brian DeLeeuw, Adam Egypt Mortimer, Brian DeLeeuw (based on the novel 'in This Way I Was Saved" by)
Actors: Miles Robbins, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Sasha Lane, Mary Stuart Masterson

A troubled college freshman, Luke, suffers a violent family trauma. He then resurrects his charismatic childhood imaginary friend Daniel to help him cope, not realizing how dangerous Daniel is.

Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Runtime: 100 minutes
Distributor: Arrow Films

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07 February 2020

Dolittle

Director(s): Stephen Gaghan
Writers(s): Stephen Gaghan (screenplay by), Dan Gregor (screenplay by), Doug Mand (screenplay by), Thomas Shepherd (screen story by), Hugh Lofting (character created by)
Actors: Robert Downey Jr., Antonio Banderas, Michael Sheen, Jim Broadbent

A physician who can talk to animals embarks on an adventure to find a legendary island with a young apprentice and a crew of strange pets.

Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Runtime: 101 minutes
Distributor: Universal Pictures

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07 February 2020

Mr Jones

Director(s): Agnieszka Holland
Writers(s): Andrea Chalupa
Actors: James Norton, Vanessa Kirby, Peter Sarsgaard, Joseph Mawle

A Welsh journalist breaks the news in the western media of the famine in the Soviet Union in the early 1930s.

Biography, Drama, Thriller

Runtime: 119 minutes
Distributor: Signature Entertainment

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07 February 2020

Parasite

Director(s): Bong Joon Ho
Writers(s): Bong Joon Ho (story by), Bong Joon Ho (screenplay by), Han Jin-won (screenplay by)
Actors: Song Kang-Ho, Lee Sun-kyun, Cho Yeo-jeong, Choi Woo-sik

Greed and class discrimination threaten the newly formed symbiotic relationship between the wealthy Park family and the destitute Kim clan.

Comedy, Drama, Thriller

Runtime: 132 minutes
Distributor: Curzon

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07 February 2020

Underwater

Director(s): William Eubank
Writers(s): Brian Duffield (screenplay by), Adam Cozad (screenplay by), Brian Duffield (story by)
Actors: Kristen Stewart, Vincent Cassel, Mamoudou Athie, T.J. Miller

A crew of oceanic researchers working for a deep sea drilling company try to get to safety after a mysterious earthquake devastates their deepwater research and drilling facility located at the bottom of the Mariana Trench.

Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Runtime: 95 minutes
Distributor: Walt Disney

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14 February 2020

Emma

Director(s): Autumn de Wilde
Writers(s): Eleanor Catton (screenplay by), Jane Austen (based on the novel by)
Actors: Anya Taylor-Joy, Angus Imrie, Letty Thomas, Gemma Whelan

In 1800s England, a well meaning but selfish young woman meddles in the love lives of her friends.

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Runtime: 124 minutes
Distributor: Universal Pictures

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14 February 2020

Fantasy Island

Director(s): Jeff Wadlow
Writers(s): Jeff Wadlow, Christopher Roach, Jillian Jacobs, Gene Levitt (based upon the television series created by)
Actors: Michael Peña, Maggie Q, Lucy Hale, Austin Stowell

When the owner and operator of a luxurious island invites a collection of guests to live out their most elaborate fantasies in relative seclusion, chaos quickly descends.

Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Runtime: 109 minutes
Distributor: Sony Pictures

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14 February 2020

First Love

Director(s): Takashi Miike
Writers(s): Masa Nakamura
Actors: Becky, Bengal, Masayuki Deai, Mami Fujioka

A young boxer and a call girl get caught up in a drug-smuggling scheme over the course of one night in Tokyo.

Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance

Runtime: 108 minutes
Distributor: Signature Entertainment

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14 February 2020

Sonic The Hedgehog

Director(s): Jeff Fowler
Writers(s): Pat Casey, Josh Miller
Actors: Ben Schwartz, James Marsden, Jim Carrey, Tika Sumpter

After discovering a small, blue, fast hedgehog, a small-town police officer must help him defeat an evil genius who wants to do experiments on him.

Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

Runtime: 99 minutes
Distributor: Paramount

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14 February 2020

Spycies

Director(s): Guillaume Ivernel, Zhiyi Zhang
Writers(s): Stéphane Carraz (screenplay), Michel Pagès (screenplay), Zhiyi Zhang
Actors: Kirk Thornton, Dino Andrade, Salli Saffioti, Karen Strassman

Vladimir and Hector, two secret agents opposed in every way, are trying to recover a top secret material stolen by unknown intruders.

Animation, Action, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

Runtime: 99 minutes
Distributor: Kaleidoscope Entertainment

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21 February 2020

Call Of The Wild, The

Director(s): Chris Sanders
Writers(s): Michael Green (screenplay by), Jack London (based upon the novel by)
Actors: Harrison Ford, Omar Sy, Cara Gee, Dan Stevens

A sled dog struggles for survival in the wilds of the Yukon.

Adventure, Drama, Family

Runtime: 100 minutes
Distributor: Walt Disney

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21 February 2020

Greed

Director(s): Michael Winterbottom
Writers(s): Michael Winterbottom (screenplay), Sean Gray (additional material by)
Actors: Caroline Flack, Steve Coogan, David Mitchell, Isla Fisher

Satire about the world of the super-rich.

Comedy, Drama

Runtime: 104 minutes
Distributor: Sony Pictures

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21 February 2020

Like A Boss

Director(s): Miguel Arteta
Writers(s): Sam Pitman (story by), Adam Cole-Kelly (story by), Danielle Sanchez-Witzel (story by), Sam Pitman (screenplay by), Adam Cole-Kelly (screenplay by)
Actors: Tiffany Haddish, Rose Byrne, Salma Hayek, Karan Soni

Two friends with very different ideals start a beauty company together. One is more practical while the other wants to earn her fortune and live a lavish lifestyle.

Comedy

Runtime: 83 minutes
Distributor: Paramount

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21 February 2020

Midnight Family

Director(s): Luke Lorentzen
Writers(s): Luke Lorentzen
Actors: Juan Ochoa, Fer Ochoa, Josue Ochoa, Manuel Hernandez

In Mexico City's wealthiest neighborhoods, the Ochoa family runs a private ambulance, competing with other for-profit EMTs for patients in need of urgent help.

Documentary, Action, Crime, Drama

Runtime: 81 minutes
Distributor: Dogwoof

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28 February 2020

Bloodshot

Director(s): Dave Wilson
Writers(s): Jeff Wadlow (screenplay by), Eric Heisserer (screenplay by), Jeff Wadlow (story by), Kevin VanHook (based on the novel 'The Valiant Comic Book')
Actors: Vin Diesel, Eiza González, Sam Heughan, Toby Kebbell

Ray Garrison, a slain soldier, is re-animated with superpowers.

Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

Runtime: 109 minutes
Distributor: Sony Pictures

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28 February 2020

Brahms: The Boy II

Director(s): William Brent Bell
Writers(s): Stacey Menear, Stacey Menear (based on characters created by)
Actors: Katie Holmes, Christopher Convery, Owain Yeoman, Ralph Ineson

After a family moves into the Heelshire Mansion, their young son soon makes friends with a life-like doll called Brahms.

Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Runtime: 86 minutes
Distributor: Entertainment Film Distributors

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28 February 2020

Colour Out of Space

Director(s): Richard Stanley
Writers(s): H.P. Lovecraft (based on the short story "The Colour out of Space" by), Richard Stanley, Scarlett Amaris
Actors: Nicolas Cage, Joely Richardson, Madeleine Arthur, Elliot Knight

A secluded farm is struck by a strange meteorite which has apocalyptic consequences for the family living there and possibly the world.

Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Runtime: 111 minutes
Distributor: STUDIOCANAL

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28 February 2020

Dark Waters

Director(s): Todd Haynes
Writers(s): Nathaniel Rich (based on The New York Times magazine article "The Lawyer Who Became DuPont's Worst Nightmare" by), Mario Correa (screenplay), Matthew Michael Carnahan (screenplay)
Actors: Mark Ruffalo, Anne Hathaway, Tim Robbins, Bill Pullman

A corporate defense attorney takes on an environmental lawsuit against a chemical company that exposes a lengthy history of pollution.

Biography, Drama, History, Thriller

Runtime: 126 minutes
Distributor: Entertainment One UK

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28 February 2020

Downhill

Director(s): Nat Faxon, Jim Rash
Writers(s): Jesse Armstrong (screenplay by), Nat Faxon (screenplay by), Jim Rash (screenplay by), Ruben Östlund (inspired by the motion picture "Force Majeure" by)
Actors: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Will Ferrell, Zach Woods, Zoe Chao

Barely escaping an avalanche during a family ski vacation in the Alps, a married couple is thrown into disarray as they are forced to reevaluate their lives and how they feel about each other.

Comedy, Drama

Runtime: 86 minutes
Distributor: Walt Disney

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28 February 2020

Invisible Man, The

Director(s): Leigh Whannell
Writers(s): Leigh Whannell (screenplay), Leigh Whannell (screen story)
Actors: Elisabeth Moss, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Harriet Dyer, Aldis Hodge

When Cecilia's abusive ex takes his own life and leaves her his fortune, she suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of coincidences turn lethal, Cecilia works to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see.

Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Runtime: 124 minutes
Distributor: Universal Pictures

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28 February 2020

Portrait Of A Lady On Fire

Director(s): Céline Sciamma
Writers(s): Céline Sciamma
Actors: Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel, Luàna Bajrami, Valeria Golino

On an isolated island in Brittany at the end of the eighteenth century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.

Drama, Romance

Runtime: 122 minutes
Distributor: Curzon

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28 February 2020

True History Of The Kelly Gang

Director(s): Justin Kurzel
Writers(s): Shaun Grant (screenplay by), Peter Carey (based on the novel by)
Actors: George MacKay, Ben Corbett, Orlando Schwerdt, Charlie Hunnam

Based on Peter Carey's novel. The story of Australian bushranger Ned Kelly and his gang as they flee from authorities during the 1870s.

Biography, Crime, Drama, Western

Runtime: 124 minutes
Distributor: Picturehouse Entertainment

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28 February 2020

Villain

Director(s): Philip Barantini
Writers(s): Greg Hall (Writer), George Russo (Writer)
Actors: Craig Fairbrass, George Russo, Izuka Hoyle, Mark Monero

Eddie Franks is a former criminal who attempts to help his family by reconnecting with his daughter and clearing his brother's debt. Despite his efforts, he is drawn back into a criminal way of life, with devastating consequences.

Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Runtime: 97 minutes
Distributor: Vertigo Releasing

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