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Hollywood Insider New Releases Schedule February 2021, New Movies

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February is typically a slow month for new releases, amplified in 2021 by the fact that theatergoing isn’t quite the carefree, commonplace activity it once was. To compensate, we will enjoy a number of new releases premiering via streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, HBO Max, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+, and Apple TV+.

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Here’s a comprehensive list of every new film coming out in February, when they’ll be released, and where you can watch them.

New Releases Schedule for February 2021:

‘Malcolm & Marie’

Release Date: January 29, 2021, in theaters, February 5 on Netflix–CLICK HERE to watch

Director: Sam Levinson | Writer: Sam Levinson

Cast: Zendaya, John David Washington

Reuniting ‘Euphoria’ creator Sam Levinson with star Zendaya, ‘Malcolm & Marie’ is an intimate black-and-white romantic drama about filmmaker Malcolm (Washington) and his girlfriend Marie (Zendaya) getting into a tense discussion about their relationship after the premiere of his latest picture.

Zendaya is also set to appear in the upcoming sci-fi film ‘Dune’, while Washington is set to appear in the upcoming Netflix original ‘Beckett’.

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‘More Than Miyagi: The Pat Morita Story’

Release Date: February 5, 2021, on iTunes, Amazon Prime Video, and other streaming platforms–CLICK HERE to watch

Director: Kevin Derek | Writers: Oscar Alvarez, Kevin Derek

Cast: Pat Morita, William Zabka, Ralph Macchio, Martin Kove, Henry Winkler

This documentary chronicles the life and journey of Oscar-nominated actor Pat Morita, best known for his role as Mr. Miyagi in ‘The Karate Kid’–featuring testimonies from collaborators and co-stars including Ralph Macchio and Henry Winkler, ‘More Than Miyagi: The Pat Morita Story’ not only follows Morita through his career, but delves into his inner life and struggles with drugs and alcohol.

‘Bliss’

Release Date: February 5, 2021, on Amazon Prime Video–CLICK HERE to watch

Director: Mike Cahill | Writer: Mike Cahill

Cast: Salma Hayek, Owen Wilson, Madeline Zima

‘Bliss’ is a mind-bending sci-fi drama following Greg (Wilson), a recent divorcee who meets a down-on-her-luck woman on the streets named Isabel (Hayek)–together, they come to believe that the harsh, pessimistic world in which they live is actually a computer simulation.

Wilson and Hayek are both slated to appear in different MCU entries later in 2021–Wilson will appear in ‘Loki’ and Hayek will appear in ‘Eternals’.

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‘A Glitch In the Matrix’

Release Date: February 5, 2021, in theaters and on Apple TV+–CLICK HERE to watch

Director: Rodney Ascher

Cast: Nick Bostrom, Joshua Cooke, Erik Davis

With a title paying obvious tribute to the ‘The Matrix’, ‘A Glitch in the Matrix’ tackles one basic question–are we living in a simulation? This cerebral documentary uses a combination of archival footage, interviews with real people behind virtual avatars, and scientific explanation to tackle its core premise.

‘The Right One’

Release Date: February 5, 2021, on VOD–CLICK HERE to watch

Director: Ken Mok | Writer: Ken Mok

Cast: Cleopatra Coleman, Nick Thune, Iliza Shlesinger

‘The Right One’ is an upcoming rom-com that follows struggling novelist Sara (Coleman) finding inspiration in a Manic Pixie Dream Boy, Godfrey (Nick Thune).

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‘Falling’

Release Date: February 5, 2021, on VOD–CLICK HERE to watch

Director: Viggo Mortensen | Writer: Viggo Mortensen

Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Lance Henriksen, Sverrir Gudnason, Terry Chen, Gabby Velis

‘Falling’ follows John Peterson (Mortensen) who lives with his partner Eric (Chen) and his adopted daughter Mӧnica (Velis) in Southern California. His aging, conservative father (Henriksen) comes to visit whilst experiencing the early stages of dementia, father and son don’t see eye-to-eye.

‘The Reckoning’

Release Date: February 5, 2021, in limited theaters

Director: Neil Marshall | Writers: Edward Evers-Sindell, Charlotte Kirk, Neil Marshall

Cast: Sean Pertwee, Joe Anderson, Charlotte Kirk

‘The Reckoning’ follows Grace Haverstock (Kirk), who’s recently lost her husband to the Great Plague. Unjustly accused of being a witch, she must endure physical and emotional torture while maintaining her innocence under the scrutiny of England’s most ruthless witch-hunter, Judge Moorcroft (Pertwee).

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‘The Mimic’

Release Date: February 5, 2021, in limited theaters

Director: Thomas F. Mazziotti | Writer: Thomas F. Mazziotti

Cast: Thomas Sadoski, Jake Robinson, Austin Pendleton

Based on a true story, ‘The Mimic’ follows the protagonist The Narrator” (Sadoski) who befriends young new neighbor “The Kid” (Robinson), only to become obsessed with the notion that the Kid is a sociopath. The film follows the Narrator as he goes to more and more extreme lengths investigating the Kid’s alleged sociopathy.

‘Two of Us’

Release Date: February 5, 2021, in limited theaters

Director: Filippo Meneghetti | Writers: Malysone Bovorasmy, Filippo Meneghetti, Florence Vignon

Cast: Barbara Sukowa, Martine Chevallier, Léa Drucker

‘Two of Us’ follows two retired women, Nina (Sukowa) and Madeleine (Chevallier), who have secretly been in love for decades. They continue to discreetly live their lives, but Madeleine’s daughter (Drucker) gradually begins discovering the truth.

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‘The Yin-Yang Master: Dream of Eternity’

Release Date: February 5, 2021, on Netflix–CLICK HERE to watch

Director: Jingming Guo | Writer: Jingming Guo

Cast: Mark Chao, Allen Deng, Jessie Li

‘The Yin-Yang Master: Dream of Eternity’ follows Qing Ming (Chao), the Yin Yang Master, sent to the Capital on his master’s last wish to attend the heaven ceremony. After the release of an ancient serpent demon, Qing Ming assembles a group of companions who team up to defeat the serpent.

‘Dara of Jasenovac’

Release Date: February 5, 2021, in limited theaters

Director: Predrag Antonijevic | Writer: Natasa Drakulic

Cast: Vuk Kostic, Natasa Ninkovic, Marko Janketic, Biljana Cekic

Set in the 1940s, ‘Dara in Jasenovac takes place in Jasenovac, the only operational death camp in World War II not run by the Nazis, instead overseen by the Croatian Ustache regime. The film follows Dara (Cekic), a young girl who bears witness to the atrocities occurring around her as she struggles to protect her infant brother from a terrible fate.

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‘Little Fish’

Release Date: February 5, 2021, in limited theaters

Director: Chad Hartigan | Writers: Aja Gabel, Mattson Tomlin

Cast: Olivia Cooke, Jack O’Connell, Soko

‘Little Fish’ takes place in a world ravaged by a pandemic in which victims begin to lose their memories–the film follows a newlywed couple dealing with the effects of the virus.

‘Minamata’

Release Date: February 5, 2021, in limited theaters

Director: Andrew Levitas | Writers: David Kessler, Andrew Levitas, Jason Forman, Stephen Deuters

Cast: Johnny Depp, Bill Nighy, Hiroyuki Sanada

Based on the book of the same name, ‘Minamata’ follows war photographer W. Eugene Smith (Depp) as he documents the effects of mercury poisoning in a Japanese fishing village in 1971, finding himself at odds with the powerful corporation behind it.

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‘Payback’

Release Date: February 5, 2021, on VOD

Director: Joseph Mensch | Writers: Metin Aksoy, Joseph Mensch

Cast: Matt Levett, Toby Leonard Moore, Anna Baryshnikov

‘Payback’ follows Mike Markovich (Levett), a betrayed Wall Street stockbroker who’s wrongfully imprisoned for six years. Upon release, he embarks on a quest for vengeance.

‘Red Dot’

Release Date: February 11, 2021, on Netflix–CLICK HERE to watch

Director: Alain Darborg | Writers: Alain Darborg, Per Dickson

Cast: Johannes Kuhnke, Nanna Blondell, Anastasios Soulis

‘Red Dot’ follows David (Soulis) and Nadja (Blondell), a couple seeking to rekindle their relationship on a romantic hiking trip in Northern Sweden–however, their trip turns into a nightmare when they find themselves stalked through the wilderness by a relentless, unknown soldier.

‘Minari’

Release Date: February 12, 2021, in limited theaters, February 26 on VOD–CLICK HERE to watch

Director: Lee Isaac Chung | Writer: Lee Isaac Chung

Cast: Steven Yeun, Yeri Han, Alan S. Kim, Noel Cho, Youn Yuh-jung, Will Patton

Critically acclaimed after its premiere at Sundance Film Festival last year, ‘Minari’ follows a family of South Korean immigrants who move to Arkansas during the 1980s, suddenly graced by the company of their loving, but foul-mouthed grandmother (Youn).

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‘Judas and the Black Messiah’

Release Date: February 12, 2021, in theaters and on HBO Max–CLICK HERE to watch

Director: Shaka King | Writers: Will Berson, Shaka King, Keith Lucas, Kenneth Lucas

Cast: Daniel Kaluuya, LaKeith Stanfield, Jesse Plemons

‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ details the life of Fred Hampton (Kaluuya), chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party in the late 1960s, following petty criminal William O’Neal (Stanfield) who’s hired by the FBI to infiltrate.

‘Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar’

Release Date: February 12, 2021, on VOD–CLICK HERE to watch

Director: Josh Greenbaum | Writers: Annie Mumulo, Kristen Wiig

Cast: Kristen Wiig, Annie Mumulo, Jamie Dornan

Hot off the trail of a more conventionally dramatic role in ‘Wonder Woman 1984’, Kristen Wiig stars alongside Annie Mumolo in ‘Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar’, a comedy about lifelong friends Barb (Mumolo) and Star (Wiig) who decide to leave their small Midwestern town for the first time.

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‘The Mauritanian’

Release Date: February 12, 2021, in theaters

Director: Kevin Macdonald | Writers: Michael Bronner, Rory Haines, Sohrab Noshirvani

Cast: Tahar Rahim, Shailene Woodley, Benedict Cumberbatch, Zachary Levi, Jodie Foster

Based on the 2015 novel ‘Guantánamo Diary’ by Mohamedou Ould Salahi, ‘The Mauritanian’ tells the true story of Salahi’s experience being held for fourteen years without charge in Guantanamo Bay detention camp.

‘Land’

Release Date: February 12, 2021, in theaters

Director: Robin Wright | Writers: Jesse Chatham, Erin Dignam

Cast: Robin Wright, Kim Dickens, Warren Christie, Demián Bichir

‘Land’ follows Edee (Wright), a recently bereaved woman who embarks on a quest for meaning in the unforgiving wilderness of the Rockies. She’s saved from the brink of death by a local hunter (Bichir) and must rediscover a way to live.

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‘Fear of Rain’

Release Date: February 12, 2021, in theaters

Director: Castille Landon | Writer: Castille Landon

Cast: Katherine Heigl, Madison Iseman, Harry Connick Jr.

‘Fear of Rain’ follows Rain Burroughs (Iseman), a girl who struggles daily with hallucinations brought on by schizophrenia–eventually, she begins to suspect her neighbor is responsible for kidnapping a boy who may or may not exist.

‘Meltdown’

Release Date: February 12, 2021, on VOD–CLICK HERE to watch

Director: Fredric Golding

‘Meltdown’ is a magnificent documentary that chronicles the decline of the Greenland icebergs over the past 30 years, discussing the wonder and tragedy of the ongoing climate change crisis.

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‘Cowboys’

Release Date: February 12, 2021, on VOD–CLICK HERE to watch

Director: Anna Kerrigan | Writer: Anna Kerrigan

Cast: Steve Zahn, Jillian Bell, Sasha Knight

‘Cowboys’ follows a troubled but well-intentioned and recently-separated father (Zahn) who runs off with his transgender son Joe (Knight) into the Montana wilderness after his ex-wife (Bell) refuses to accept Joe for who he is.

‘A Writer’s Odyssey’

Release Date: February 12, 2021, on VOD–CLICK HERE to watch

Director: Yang Lu | Writers: Shu Chen, Xiaocao Liu, Yang Lu, Haiyan Qin, Lu Yang, Yang Yu

Cast: Mi Yang, Hewei Yu, Liya Tong, Zijian Dong

‘A Writer’s Odyssey’ follows a fantasy novel writer named Kongwen Lu (Zijian) who follows a heroic teenager on a journey to fight the tyrannical oppression of Lord Redmane–however, things take a turn when Zijian discovers that the words he writes begin to affect the real world.

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‘Adverse’

Release Date: February 12, 2021, in limited theaters

Director: Brian A. Metcalf | Writer: Brian A. Metcalf

Cast: Thomas Ian Nicholas, Mickey Rourke, Penelope Ann Miller, Lou Diamond Phillips, Sean Astin

‘Adverse’ is a gritty urban thriller in which Ethan (Nicholas), a rideshare driver, must take on crime boss Kaden (Rourke) after the disappearance of his sister.

‘Breaking News in Yuba County’

Release Date: February 12, 2021, in limited theaters

Director: Tate Taylor | Writer: Amanda Idoko

Cast: Mila Kunis, Allison Janney, Juliette Lewis, Ellen Barkin, Awkwafina

‘Breaking News in Yuba County’ follows Sue Buttons (Janney), an under-appreciated housewife who finds that having a missing husband might have more benefits than downsides, taking advantage of the local celebrity status that his disappearance affords.

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‘Music’

Release Date: February 12, 2021, in theaters

Director: Sia | Writers: Dallas Clayton, Sia

Cast: Kate Hudson, Maddie Ziegler, Leslie Odom Jr.

‘Music’ follows Zu (Hudson), a newly sober free spirit who suddenly becomes sole guardian to Music (Ziegler), a young girl on the autism spectrum. This musical drama explores themes of finding your voice and creating family.

‘Me You Madness’

Release Date: February 12, 2021, on VOD–CLICK HERE to watch (HD/4K)

Director: Louise Linton | Writer: Louise Linton

Cast: Ed Westwick, Louise Linton, Joel Michaely

‘Me You Madness’ is a campy thriller that follows Catherine Black (Linton), a ruthless, bisexual businesswoman and cannibalistic serial killer who hunts men and searches for love.

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‘What About Love’

Release Date: February 12, 2021, in limited theaters

Director: Klaus Menzel | Writers: Klaus Menzel, Douglas Day Stewart

Cast: Sharon Stone, Andy Garcia, Iain Glen

‘What About Love’ follows a young couple who travel to Europe to make a film about love, only to discover that they’re actually documenting their own love story–what they don’t expect is how their film will come to have a profound impact on their lives.

‘French Exit’

Release Date: February 12, 2021, in limited theaters

Director: Azazel Jacobs | Writers: Patrick DeWitt

Cast: Michelle Pfeiffer, Lucas Hedges, Tracy Letts

‘French Exit’ follows Frances Price (Pfeiffer), a penniless, aging Manhattan socialite who uses the last of her wealth to move to Paris with her cat and directionless son, Malcolm (Hedges).

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‘The World to Come’

Release Date: February 12, 2021, in limited theaters

Director: Mona Fastvold | Writers: Ron Hansen, Jim Shepard

Cast: Katherine Waterston, Vanessa Kirby, Christopher Abbott, Casey Affleck, Karina Ziana Gherasim

Set in 1856, ‘The World to Come’ chronicles the love story between two disaffected farm wives who are challenged physically and emotionally by the American frontier.

‘I Blame Society’

Release Date: February 12, 2021, in limited theaters

Director: Gillian Wallace Horvat | Writers: Gillian Wallace Horvat, Chase Williamson

Cast: Gillian Wallace Horvat, Keith Poulson, Chase Williamson

‘I Blame Society’ follows a struggling filmmaker (Horvat) who decides to prove herself by finishing her last abandoned film, only to discover that her filmmaking skillset might actually allow her to commit the perfect murder.

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‘The Map of Tiny Perfect Things’

Release Date: February 12, 2021, on Amazon Prime Video–CLICK HERE to watch

Director: Ian Samuels | Writer: Lev Grossman

Cast: Kathryn Newton, Josh Hamilton, Kyle Allen

‘The Map of Tiny Perfect Things’ takes the concept of ‘Groundhog Day’ by telling the story of two teens who find themselves reliving the same day over and over.

‘Paradise Cove’

Release Date: February 12, 2021, on VOD

Director: Martin Guigui | Writer: Sherry Klein

Cast: Mena Suvari, Todd Grinnell, Kristin Bauer van Straten

In ‘Paradise Cove’, a contractor (Grinnell) and his wife (Suvari) move to Malibu to flip his mother’s beach house, only to be terrorized by the deranged homeless lady living under the house.

‘The Wake of Light’

Release Date: February 15, 2021, on VOD–CLICK HERE to watch

Director: Renji Philip | Writer: Renji Philip

Cast: Lincoln Bodin, Rome Brooks, Matt Bush

‘The Wake of Light’ follows Mary (Brooks), a woman who’s cared for her aging, widowed father her entire life. When she falls in love with a traveling young man, she must decide between her lifelong responsibility to her father and a chance at happiness.

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‘Nomadland’

Release Date: January 29, 2021, in IMAX, February 19 in theaters and on Hulu

Director: Chloé Zhao | Writers: Jessica Bruder, Chloé Zhao

Cast: Frances McDormand, David Strathairn, Linda May

Based on the 2017 non-fiction book ‘Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century’, ‘Nomadland’ follows Fern (McDormand), recently unemployed in the wake of economic collapse, as she sets off on an aimless road trip.

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‘I Care a Lot’

Release Date: February 19, 2021, on Netflix in the U.S. and on either Netflix or Amazon Prime Video depending on region–CLICK HERE to watch

Director: J Blakeson | Writer: J Blakeson

Cast: Rosamund Pike, Peter Dinklage, Eiza González, Dianne Wiest, Chris Messina

‘I Care a Lot’ follows Maria Grayson (Pike), a crooked legal guardian who exploits her elderly wards for financial gain–however, after messing with the wrong person, Grayson finds herself at odds with a ruthless adversary (Dinklage).

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‘Flora & Ulysses’

Release Date: February 19, 2021, on Disney+

Director: Lena Khan | Writers: Brad Copeland, Kate DiCamillo

Cast: Alyson Hannigan, Kate Micucci, Ben Schwartz, Danny Pudi, Bobby Moynihan, Matilda Lawler

‘Flora & Ulysses’ follows Flora (Lawler), a 10-year-old girl and avid comic book fan who befriends a unique squirrel with superpowers, together going on adventures.

‘The Violent Heart’

Release Date: February 19, 2021, on VOD–CLICK HERE to watch

Director: Kerem Sanga | Writer: Kerem Sanga

Cast: Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Lukas Haas, Jovan Adepo

‘The Violent Heart’ follows 24-year-old Daniel (Adepo) who, 15 years after the murder of his older sister, finds himself falling in love with a vivacious high school senior.

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‘Silk Road’

Release Date: February 19, 2021, in limited theaters

Director: Tiller Russell | Writers: David Kushner, Tiller Russell

Cast: Nick Robinson, Jennifer Yun, Jimmi Simpson

‘Silk Road’ tells the story of Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht (Robinson) and the efforts of the FBI and DEA to stop his illicit narcotics network and capture him.

‘Blithe Spirit’

Release Date: February 19, 2021, in limited theaters

Director: Edward Hall | Writers: Piers Ashworth, Noël Coward, Meg Leonard, Nick Moorcroft

Cast: Dan Stevens, Isla Fisher, Aimee-Ffion Edwards, Judi Dench, Leslie Mann

‘Blithe Spirit’ follows bestselling crime novelist Charles (Stevens) who struggles to finish his first screenplay in the grips of intense writer’s block. His quest for inspiration leads him to an eccentric mystic (Dench) who inadvertently summons the spirit of his first wife (Mann).

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‘The Killing of Two Lovers’

Release Date: February 23, 2021, in limited theaters

Director: Robert Machoian | Writer: Robert Machoian

Cast: Chris Coy, Clayne Crawford, Arri Graham, Sepideh Moafi

‘The Killing of Two Lovers’ follows David (Crawford), a man struggling to keep his family of six together in the midst of a separation from his wife, Nikki (Moafi).

‘Cherry’

Release Date: February 26, 2021, in limited theaters, March 12 on Apple TV+–CLICK HERE to watch

Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo | Writers: Angela Russo-Otstot, Jessica Goldberg, Nico Walker

Cast: Tom Holland, Ciara Bravo, Jack Reynor

Reuniting ‘Avengers’ directors Anthony & Joe Russo with Spider-Man actor Tom Holland, ‘Cherry’ follows the life of an Army medic whose struggles with PTSD and drug addiction lead to a life of robbing banks.

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‘Tom and Jerry’

Release Date: February 26, 2021, simultaneously in theaters and on HBO Max

Director: Tim Story | Writers: Kevin Costello, William Hanna, Joseph Barbera

Cast: Chloë Grace Moretz, Michael Peña, Rob Delaney, Colin Jost, Ken Jeong

‘Tom and Jerry’ brings the iconic cat and mouse duo to Manhattan, where a desperate hotel event planner (Moretz) hires Tom to get rid of Jerry before he ruins the event, her career, and possibly the hotel itself.

‘Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry’

Release Date: February 26, 2021, simultaneously in theaters and on Apple TV+–CLICK HERE to watch

Director: R.J. Cutler

Cast: Billie Eilish

‘Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry’ follows singer-songwriter Billie Eilish through the behind the scenes process of her debut studio album ‘When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?’, the title referencing a lyric from the song ‘Ilomilo’.

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‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday’

Release Date: February 26, 2021, on Hulu–CLICK HERE to watch

Director: Lee Daniels | Writers: Johann Hari, Suzan-Lori Parks

Cast: Andra Day, Trevante Rhodes, Garrett Hedlund

Based on the book ‘Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs’ by Johann Hari, ‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday’ follows Holiday (Andra Day) during her career as she is targeted by the Federal Department of Narcotics.

‘Crazy About Her’

Release Date: February 26, 2021, on Netflix–CLICK HERE to watch

Director: Dani de la Orden | Writers: Natalia Durán, Eric Navarro

Cast: Luis Zahera, Álvaro Cervantes, Susana Abaitua

‘Crazy About Her’ follows Adri (Cervantes) who, after becoming enamored by the cryptic and enigmatic Carla (Abaitua) after a one-night stand, checks himself into a mental institution to be with her.

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‘The Father’

Release Date: February 26, 2021, in limited theaters

Director: Florian Zeller | Writers: Christopher Hampton, Florian Zeller

Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Olivia Colman, Mark Gatiss

‘The Father’ follows Anthony (Hopkins), a mischievous 80-year-old man who rejects the carers that his daughter Anne (Colman) continually introduces as his grip on reality begins to unravel.

‘Crisis’

Release Date: February 26, 2021, in limited theaters

Director: Nicholas Jarecki | Writer: Nicholas Jarecki

Cast: Gary Oldman, Armie Hammer, Evangeline Lily, Greg Kinnear, Michelle Rodriguez, Kid Cudi

‘Crisis’ tells three stories within the world of opiates–a drug trafficker arranges multi-cartel fentanyl smuggling operation between Canada and the U.S., an architect recovering from an OxyContin addiction searches for the truth behind her son’s involvement with narcotics, and a university professor finds himself at odds with his research employer, a drug company with deep governmental ties promoting a “non-addictive” painkiller.

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‘The Vigil’

Release Date: February 26, 2021, in limited theaters

Director: Keith Thomas | Writer: Keith Thomas

Cast: Dave Davis, Menashe Lustig, Malky Goldman

Set over the course of a single evening in Brooklyn’s Hasidic Borough Park neighborhood, ‘The Vigil’ follows Jakov (Davis), a man who reluctantly agrees to watch over the corpse of a man overnight.

‘My Zoe’

Release Date: February 26, 2021, in limited theaters

Director: Julie Delpy | Writer: Julie Delpy

Cast: Gemma Arterton, Richard Armitage, Daniel Brühl, Julie Delpy, Sophia Ally

‘My Zoe’ follows Isabelle (Delpy), a divorce geneticist who struggles to look after her daughter Zoe (Ally) after unexpected tragedy strikes.

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  • Daniel Choi is a writer who's currently pursuing a BA in Film & Television from New York University. With a background in amateur film production, Daniel is fascinated by how artists' cultural backgrounds inform their work, subconsciously or not, and how that work is then perceived by different audiences across time and space. He joined Hollywood Insider to promote its mission statement of substantive entertainment journalism, and hopes to enrich readers' understandings of cinema through insightful analysis.

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