The second month of the year is already upon us and, with it, the question arises: what to watch at the cinema? Many moviegoers are already wondering what the main February releases are to enjoy on the big screen. We will help you in this mission!
In February 2024, cinemas will receive several important titles, including a feature film that gained a lot of prominence in this year's list of Oscar nominees, with no more, no less than 11 nominations.
There are also works about superheroes, action, drama, musicals, among others. Below, therefore, Check out 8 films hitting the big screen this month and plan to enjoy it in the cinemas!
8 – Poor Creatures (01/02)
To start February with everything, Brazilian cinemas received the film Poor Creaturesdirected by Yorgos Lanthimos and which received 11 Oscar 2024 nominations.
“Young Bella Baxter is brought back to life by scientist Dr. Godwin Baxter. Wanting to see more of the world, she runs away with a lawyer and travels across continents. Free from the prejudices of her time, Bella demands equality and liberation,” says the synopsis of the film, which has Emma Stone as the protagonist.
7 – Argylle – The Superspy (01/02)
In addition to Poor Creatures, another big release marked the beginning of February on the big screen. We are talking about Argylle – The Superspywhich features names like Dua Lipa, Henry Cavill, Bryce Dallas Howard and Bryan Cranston in the main cast.
“When the plots of the books by a reclusive author of spy novels about secret agent Argylle begin to mirror the actions of a real spy organization, the lines between the fictional and the real begin to intertwine”, says the synopsis.
6 – The Color Purple (08/02)
Now, how about a musical with touches of drama? In The Color Purple, a film directed by Blitz Bazawule, “separated from her sister and children, Celie faces many difficulties in life, including an abusive husband. With the support of singer Shug Avery and her stepdaughter, Celie finds extraordinary strength in the unbreakable bonds of a new kind of sorority.” Get ready to sing and get really emotional!
5 – Madame Teia (14/02)
Superhero movie? We have it too! Directly from the universe of Marvel's unmistakable Spider-Man comes the film Madame Teiadirected by SJ Clarkson.
“Forced to confront her past, Cassandra Webb, a Manhattan paramedic who may have clairvoyant abilities, forms a relationship with three young women destined for powerful futures if they can survive their threatening present,” says the story, which stars Sydney Sweeney and Dakota Johnson in the cast.
4 – Zone of Interest (15/02)
Produced by the renowned production company A24, Zone of Interest is another title that promises to give something to talk about on the big screen in February. Directed by Jonathan Glazer and Sandra Hüller and Christian Friedel in the cast, the production features “a complex love affair between a Nazi officer and the wife of a commandant at the Auschwitz concentration camp. Everything becomes even more complicated when he begins to suspect his wife of infidelity.”
3 – Bob Marley – One Love (15/02)
If you are a fan of singer Bob Marley, you can't miss the premiere of Bob Marley – One Love, which takes place on the 15th. Written by Reinaldo Marcus Green, the film serves as a biography for the famous reggae artist, showing the development of his life and iconic career. In the film, Marley is played by actor Kingsley Ben-Adir, who has been in relevant titles in recent years, such as Barbie It is Peaky Blinders.
2 – The Boy and the Crane (02/22)
“After losing his mother during the war, Mahito moves to the countryside. There, a series of mysterious events lead him to the home of a gray heron, an ancient tower, where he enters a fantastic world shared by the living and the dead.”
This is the synopsis of The Boy and the Crane, a new animation from the infamous Studio Ghibli that features Hayao Miyazaki, considered one of the best animators in history, as director. Without a doubt, it's worth checking out!
1 – Dune: Part 2 (02/29)
To top it off, February will also bring the sequel to one of the most famous science fiction franchises in the world. Scheduled to premiere on the 29th, Dune: Part 2 will directly follow the story started in Dunereleased in 2021.
Denis Villeneuve returns to direct the work, which has the following synopsis: “Faced with the difficult choice between the love of his life and the fate of the known universe, Paul Atreides, now alongside Chani and the Fremen, will give his all to avoid the terrible future that only he can predict.”