Hollywood Movies February 2023

By Vineel Dean

John Wick: Chapter 4 (Action, Noir thriller)
This is the latest outing for the American neo-noir action franchise. The sequel to John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (2019) is the fourth installment in the John Wick film franchise. Starring Keanu Reeves returning as the title character, Master assassin Wick now uncovers a path to defeating the High Table. However, before he can earn his freedom, Wick must face off against a new enemy with powerful alliances across the globe and forces that turn old friends into foes. Donnie Yen as Caine, Laurence Fishburne as The Bowery King, Ian McShane, and Hiroyuki Sanada.

Creed 3 (Sports, Drama, Action)

In the latest saga of the sports movie franchise set in the boxing world, Adonis Creed thrives in his career and family life. Suddenly, Damian, a childhood friend, and former boxing prodigy, resurfaces after serving time in prison. He’s eager to prove that he deserves his shot in the ring, and the face-off between former friends is more than just a fight. To settle the score, Adonis must put his future on the line to battle Damian, a fighter with nothing to lose. The film stars Michael B. Jordan, Tessa Thompson, Jonathan Majors, Wood Harris, Florian Munteanu, and Phylicia Rashad.

Good Person. (Emotional Drama)

Allison (Florence Pugh) is a young woman with a wonderful fiancé, a blossoming career, and supportive family and friends. However, her world crumbles in the blink of an eye when she survives an unimaginable tragedy, emerging from recovery with opioid addiction and unresolved grief. In the following years, she forms an unlikely friendship with her would-be father-in-law (Morgan Freeman) that gives her a fighting chance to put her life back together and move forward. Florence Pugh, Morgan Freeman, Celeste O’Connor, Molly Shannon, Chinaza Uche, Zoe Lister-Jones

Scream V1 (Adult Horror thriller) 

One of the best horror film franchises ever, the Scream saga continues with the four survivors of the evil Ghostface, sisters Samantha and Tara Carpenter, and twins Chad and Mindy Meeks—leaving Woodsboro behind and starting a new chapter of their lives in New York City. However, they are once again plagued by a streak of murders by a new Ghostface killer. Melissa Barrera, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Mason Gooding, Jenna Ortega, Hayden Panettiere, and Courteney Cox.

Champions (Comedy sports drama)

Woody Harrelson stars in the hilarious and heartwarming story of a former minor-league basketball coach who, after a series of missteps, is ordered by the court to manage a team of players with intellectual disabilities. He soon realizes, that despite his doubts, this team can go further than they ever imagined. Stars: Woody Harrelson, Ernie Hudson, Phil Peretti, Cheech Marin, Matt Cook, and Kaitlin Olson.

Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves. (Fantasy Adventure) 

A charming thief and a band of unlikely adventurers embark on an epic quest to retrieve a lost relic. Still, things go dangerously awry when they run afoul of the wrong people. Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves is an upcoming fantasy adventure film. Based on the tabletop role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons, it is set in the Forgotten Realms setting. The film stars Chris Pine, Michelle Rodriguez, Regé-Jean Page, Justice Smith, Sophia Lillis, and Hugh Grant.

The Lost King (2022, Comedy-drama)

A British comedy-drama based on the 2013 book The King’s Grave. A British woman, Philippa Langley, who becomes obsessed with finding the remains of the Medieval British King Richard 11. After many hurdles, Langley leaves her job and can start a project to find the long-lost king’s last resting place. She can finally track down the elusive King Richard III’s remains under a car park in Leicester, England. It stars Sally Hawkins, Steve Coogan, and Harry Lloyd.

Super Mario Bros. The Movie 9 (Animation fantasy) 

Based on Nintendo’s video game series of the same name, New York Brooklyn Plumber Mario travels through the Mushroom Kingdom with a Princess named Peach. Accompanying them is an Anthropomorphic Mushroom named Toad. Their mission is to find Mario’s Brother, Luigi, and to save the world from a ruthless fire-breathing Koopa, named Bowser. The film stars Chris Pratt as Mario, Anya Taylor-Joy as Princess Peach, Jack Black as Bowser, Keegan-Michael Key as Toad, and Seth Rogen as Donkey Kong.