After a long work week, it’s time to kick back and relax by indulging in a movie or two.
If you’re planning to hit the theaters, there are several solid releases including “Nomadland,” “Silk Road,” or “Days of the Bagnold Summer.”
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For those staying at home, there's no shortage of options either!
Superhero fans will be thrilled to learn that you can now rent Gal Gadot’s “Wonder Woman 1984” for a family movie night.
And with February celebrating Black voices for Black History Month, there are plenty of informative films to stream including “Malcolm X” and “12 Years a Slave.”
Check out all the films to watch this week:
Oscar-winner Frances McDormand offers a nuanced performance as a woman who loses everything during the recession but gains experience while traveling through the American West.
Every website has its origin story, and this crime drama chronicles Ross Ulbricht’s “Silk Road,” a page that becomes the Internet’s first unregulated marketplace and a funnel for a multimillion dollar drug empire, which draws the attention of a persistent DEA agent.
The Chinese-Hong Kong action comedy finds a world-renowned hitman swapping identities with a struggling actor. It’s a modern remake of the 2012 Japanese film “Key of Life.”
Days of the Bagnold Summer
In this coming-of-age story, based on the critically acclaimed graphic novel, a teenager is forced to spend the summer with his mother, but their idea of fun differs greatly. He wants to listen to heavy metal and start a band, while she wants to relive the good old days from his childhood.
Wonder Woman 1984
The sequel to 2017’s “Wonder Woman” finds Diana Prince with access to her full-range of powers in the 1980s, which she uses secretly for sporadic heroic acts. But when she and her co-worker, Barbara, make wishes on a rare antique, she’s forced to take on villains Maxwell Lord and the Cheetah.
Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar
What happens when best friends Barb and Star leave their small Midwestern town for the very first time to go on a vacation to Florida? They get caught up in a villain’s murderous plot! The star-studded cast featuring Kristen Wiig, Jamie Dornan, Vanessa Bayer, and Damon Wayans Jr. will have you laughing until you cry!
Promising Young Woman
Carey Mulligan stars as Cassie, a whip-smart woman who is traumatized by her past. Her big secret? She’s leading a double life to seek out those that wronged her.
No Man's Land
In this modern Western, a vigilante border patrol’s son kills a Mexican immigrant boy and flees across the border where he’s deemed an “illegal alien” and hunted down by authorities. On his way to seek forgiveness from the boy’s father, he falls in love with the country he was taught to hate.
A recently divorced man, Greg (Owen Wilson) and a woman, Isabel (Salma Hayek), believe they are living in a simulated reality before noticing the cracks in their one blissful world.
The Map of Tiny Perfect Things
The science-fiction romantic comedy will have you humming “let’s do the timewarp again.” Based on Lev Grossman’s short story of the same name, the film finds a duo living the same day over and over again in search of all the things that make up a perfect day.
In the English-language Norwegian fantasy film, a man seeks out the help of a psychologist in order to control his powers that allow him to burn everything he touches.
One Night in Miami…
The drama tells the story of the fictionalized meeting of legendary icons Malcolm X, Muhammad Ali, Jim Brown, and Sam Cooke in 1964 as they discuss their roles in the Civil Rights Movement. The cast includes Regina King, Leslie Odom Jr., and more.
In Spike Lee’s film, Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) is the first African-American detective on the force. He goes undercover to infiltrate and take down the extremist hate group, the Ku Klux Klan, with the help of his white partner.
Spike Lee’s 1992 film is a powerful tribute to black activist Malcolm X as it chronicles how his life and philosophies evolved over time until his assassination in 1965. Starring Denzel Washington and Angela Bassett, it’s based on the 1965 autobiography co-written by Malcom and Alex Haley.
12 Years a Slave
Prior to the Civil War, a free black man from upstate New York is kidnapped and sold into slavery down South. The film, based on the true story of Solomon Northup, showcases the cruelties and evils of oppression.