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2018 is well and truly here! Let’s take a look at the new releases coming out in February…

bradsstatusBrad’s Status

Genre: Comedy
Classification: M
Audience: Adult
Release Date: February 7

Brad (Ben Stiller) has a satisfying career and a comfortable life in suburban Sacramento where he lives with his sweet-natured wife, Melanie (Jenna Fischer), and their musical prodigy son, Troy (Austin Abrams), but it’s not quite what he imagined during his college glory days. Showing Troy around Boston, where Brad went to university, he can’t help comparing his life with those of his four best college friends: a Hollywood bigshot (Mike White), a hedge-fund founder (Luke Wilson), a tech entrepreneur (Jemaine Clement), and a political pundit and bestselling author (Michael Sheen). As he imagines their wealthy, glamorous lives, he wonders if cosy middle-class domesticity is the best he will ever achieve. But when circumstances force him to reconnect with his former friends, Brad begins to question whether he has really failed or if, in some essential ways, their lives are more flawed than they appear.


Wonderwonder

Genre: Drama
Classification: PG
Audience: Adult
Release Date: February 28

Born with facial differences that, up until now, have prevented him from going to a mainstream school, Auggie becomes the most unlikely of heroes when he enters the local fifth grade. As his family, his new classmates, and the larger community all struggle to find their compassion and acceptance, Auggie’s extraordinary journey will unite them all and prove you can’t blend in when you were born to stand out. Based on the 2012 novel by R.J. Palacio.


Goodbye Christopher Robingoodbye christopher robin

Genre: Drama, Family
Classification: PG
Audience: Adult
Release Date: February 21

Goodbye Christopher Robin gives a rare glimpse into the relationship between beloved children’s author A. A. Milne (Domhnall Gleeson) and his son Christopher Robin (Will Tilston), whose toys inspired the magical world of Winnie the Pooh. Along with his mother Daphne (Margot Robbie), and his nanny Olive (Kelly Macdonald), Christopher Robin and his family are swept up in the international success of the books; the enchanting tales bringing hope and comfort to England after the First World War. But with the eyes of the world on Christopher Robin, what will the cost be to the family?


Daddy’s Home 2daddys

Genre: Comedy
Classification: PG
Audience: Adult
Release Date: February 28

Father and stepfather, Dusty (Mark Wahlberg) and Brad (Will Ferrell) have joined forces to provide their kids with the perfect Christmas. Their newfound partnership is put to the test when Dusty’s old-school, macho Dad (Mel Gibson) and Brad’s ultra-affectionate and emotional Dad (John Lithgow) arrive just in time to throw the holiday into complete chaos.


Suburbiconsuburbicon

Genre: Crime
Classification: MA15+
Audience: Adult
Release Date: February 7

Suburbicon is a peaceful, idyllic suburban community with affordable homes and manicured lawns…the perfect place to raise a family, and in the summer of 1959, the Lodge family is doing just that. But the tranquil surface masks a disturbing reality, as husband and father Gardner Lodge (Matt Damon) must navigate the town’s dark underbelly of betrayal, deceit, and violence. This is a tale of very flawed people making very bad choices. This is Suburbicon.


Bad Moms 2bad moms 2

Genre: Comedy
Classification: MA15+
Audience: Adult
Release Date: February 7

The story follows our three under-appreciated and over-burdened women as they rebel against the challenges and expectations of the Super Bowl for mums: Christmas. And if creating a more perfect holiday for their families wasn’t hard enough, they have to do all of that while hosting and entertaining their own mothers. By the end of the journey, our mums will redefine how to make the holidays special for all and discover a closer relationship with their mothers.


My Life as a Zucchinimy life as a

Genre: Animated
Classification: PG
Audience: Adult
Release Date: February 7

After his mother’s sudden death, Zucchini is befriended by a police officer, Raymond, who accompanies him to his new foster home, filled with other orphans his age. At first he struggles to find his place in this at times strange and hostile environment. But with Raymond’s help and his newfound friends, Zucchini eventually learns to trust and love, as he searches for a new family of his own. Adaptated from the Gilles Paris’ 2002 novel Autobiographie d’une Courgette.


Harry Potter: A History of Magic

harry potter

Genre: Documentary
Classification: PG
Audience: Adult
Release Date: February 14

Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the first Harry Potter book, this documentary visits the real-life magical history behind J.K. Rowling’s beloved classics. With footage from the British Library’s exhibition, and exclusive access to a priceless collection of artefacts, take a tour around the mesmerising journey creating this global phenomenon. Includes interviews with J.K. Rowling herself as she examines the most exciting items on display, and opens her private archive to reveal drawings and drafts that have been hidden away for years. And, as opening night arrives, famous fans marvel at this fascinating trove of delights, like Harry Potter seeing Diagon Alley for the first time.


Detroitdetroit

Genre: Drama
Classification: MA15+
Audience: Adult
Release Date: February 21

A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest RACE riots in United States history. The story is centred around the Algiers Motel incident, which occurred in Detroit, Michigan on July 25, 1967, during the racially charged 12th Street Riot. It involves the death of three black men and the brutal beatings of nine other people: seven black men and two white women.


For all our February releases check out the Website, and while you’re there head on over to the Coming Soon tab for titles to look forward to in the coming months!