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2019 February Movies

The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part (2019)

February 8, 2019
Not Yet Rated
Animation

A sequel to 2014's The LEGO Movie. The above poster is from the original LEGO Movie.

Alita Battle Angel (2019)

February 14, 2019
Not Yet Rated
Action, Sci-Fi

Visionary filmmakers James Cameron (AVATAR) and Robert Rodriguez (SIN CITY) create a groundbreaking new heroine in ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL, an action-packed story of hope, love and empowerment. Set several centuries in the future, the abandoned Alita (Rosa Salazar) is found in the scrapyard of Iron City by Ido (Christoph Waltz), a compassionate cyber-doctor who takes the unconscious cyborg Alita to his clinic. When Alita awakens she has no memory of who she is, nor does she have any recognition of the world she finds herself in. Everything is new to Alita, every experience a first. As she learns to navigate her new life and the treacherous streets of Iron City, Ido tries to shield Alita from her mysterious past while her street-smart new friend, Hugo (Keean Johnson), offers instead to help trigger her memories. A growing affection develops between the two until deadly forces come after Alita and threaten her newfound relationships. It is then that Alita discovers she has extraordinary fighting abilities that could be used to save the friends and family she’s grown to love. Determined to uncover the truth behind her origin, Alita sets out on a journey that will lead her to take on the injustices of this dark, corrupt world, and discover that one young woman can change the world in which she lives.

This film is based on the manga Battle Angel Alita, which was created in 1990 by Yukito Kishiro. The original run of the publication ran for five years, ending in 1995. The series consisted of nine volumes and spawned various spinoffs, including Last Order and Mars Chronicle. A video game in the franchise, Gunnm: Martian Memory was also released. Two of the original Alita volumes were adapted into anime.

The live-action film has been in development since 2000, when a website domain was registered to James Cameron. Initially, Cameron thought he would direct Alita, but it was continuously delayed as the filmmaker decided to move forward with Avatar instead. In October 2015, Robert Rodriguez signed on to direct, with Cameron working on sequels to Avatar instead. Should this movie prove to be a success, there is the possibility for sequels down the road.

Want to know more about Alite: Battle Angel?

Watch the Alita: Battle Angel Trailer


Alita Director Explains 'Photo-Realistic' Manga Eyes


Mahershala Ali Playing Two Roles In Alita

Silver and Black (2019)

February 8, 2019
PG-13

A spinoff of Spider-Man: Homecoming and the second instalment in Sony's Marvel Universe (an adjunct of the Marvel Cinematic Universe) after Venom, Silver and Black brings together Marvel characters Silver Sable and Black Cat in a heist adventure.

The rumored plot sees notorious thief Felicia Hardy a.k.a. Black Cat in an international action film that sees her hiding out near the border area between Paraguay, Argentina, and Brazil after stealing important, secretive information. Now, several parties are after the Black Cat including Silver Sable, who was hired by the government, and who seeks information from Dmitri Smerdyakov a.k.a. Chameleon on Black Cat's location.

Silver's ultimate goal however is to get to main villain Mendel Stromm a.k.a. Gaunt - also searching for Black Cat - who experimented on Silver's Symkarian people so we can start to see how and why the title characters will team up. Stromm, who may or may not have ties to Norman Osborn (another rumor), has since moved from genetic engineering to robotics and has outfitted two henchmen with exosuit enhancements: Anton Rodriquez a.k.a. Tarantula who gets his spiked feed, and returning from Spider-Man: Homecoming, Mac Gargan a.k.a. Scorpion (Michael Mando) who will get his iconic weaponized tail. Lonnie Lincoln a.k.a. Tombstone also has a small role as a henchman.

 

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019)

February 22, 2019
Not Yet Rated
Animation

As Hiccup fulfills his dream of creating a peaceful dragon utopia, Toothless’ discovery of an untamed, elusive mate draws the Night Fury away. When danger mounts at home and Hiccup’s reign as village chief is tested, both dragon and rider must make impossible decisions to save their kind.

Happy Death Day 2U (2019)

February 14, 2019
Not Yet Rated
Thriller, Mystery, Horror

Plot details are unknown. This is the sequel to 2017's Happy Death Day, which grossed $122.6 million worldwide. Director Christopher Landon has hinted it will explore why Tree went into a time loop during the first movie.

Happy Death Day 2U began production in May 2018, with Landon returning to direct and star Jessica Rothe reprising the role of Tree. The supporting cast rounded into shape shortly after.

The Rhythm Section (2019)

February 22, 2019
Not Yet Rated
Action, Thriller, Mystery

A woman seeks revenge against those who orchestrated a plane crash that killed her family.