What to Watch: February

What+to+Watch%3A+February

Alex Coburn

Movies in Theaters:

Hail, Caesar!

Premieres February 4. PG-13. In the Coen brothers’ newest film, Eddie Mannix (Josh Brolin), a Hollywood fixer from the 1950s, tries to save a kidnapped movie star (George Clooney) from a mysterious group called The Future.

hail caesar

 

 

 

 

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Premieres February 5. PG-13. In this film adaptation of the popular parody novel, classic heroine Elizabeth Bennet (Lily James) and proper Englishman Mr. Darcy (Sam Riley) must unite to save England from an army of undead corpses.

Pride_and_Prejudice_and_Zombies_poster

 

 

 

 


Deadpool

Premieres February 12. Rated R.  In Marvel’s newest film, Special Forces operative Wade Wilson (Ryan Reynolds) gains special healing powers after undergoing an experiment, adopting the alter ego Deadpool.

Deadpool_poster

 

 

 

 

 

Movies on Streaming Services

Trainspotting

Available on Hulu on February 1. R. Danny Boyle’s cult classic comes to Hulu this month, following the lives of young drug addicts Mark Renton (Ewan McGregor), Sick Boy (Jonny Lee Miller), Spud (Ewen Bremner), Tommy (Kevi McKidd) and Diane (Kelly Macdonald).

trainspotting

 

 

 

 

 

Zodiac

Available on Hulu on February 1.  R. This movie chronicles journalist Robert Graysmith (Jake Gyllenhaal) and investigator David Toschi (Mark Ruffalo) as they attempt to find the Zodiac killer, a serial murderer who commits crimes corresponding with the months.

MV5BMTQxNjc2NzAwNF5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTcwMDg3NzMzMw@@._V1_SY317_CR0,0,214,317_AL_

 

 

 

 

 

The Imitation Game

Available on Hulu on February 14. Rated PG-13. This 2015 Best Picture nominee tells the story of Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch), a mathematician hired by Cambridge University to crack the Nazi Enigma codes with the help of Joan Clarke (Keira Knightley).

imitation game

 

 

 

 

 

On TV

The Oscars

February 28 on ABC.  With all of the buzz surrounding this years’ Oscars, including the controversy about the lack of non-white nominees and the long list of Best Picture snubs, it’s certain to be worth the watch. Tune in at 8:30 p.m. (ET) to see if this is the year when Leonardo DiCaprio will finally get his Oscar.

the oscars