Despite being one of the industries hit hardest by 2020, Hollywood closed the eventful year with blockbusters such as Disney/Pixar’s Soul, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, One night in Miami, and Wonder-woman1984 appearing on screens all over the globe.
From the Five movies listed below, we witnessed a usual trend of Hollywood’s excellence in production and performance that satiated film enthusiasts and theatre addicts’ cravings for popcorn entertainment.
1. Locked down Jan14: Written by Steven Knight, this rom-com navigates the unstable marriage of a couple who have to work together to pull off a jewelry heist taking advantage of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Cast: Anne Hathaway, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Ben Stiller.
2. Pieces of a woman (streaming) Jan7: A tragic home birth leaves Martha Wiess (Vanessa Kirby) grappling with a masked emotional fallout, detachment from her partner, and a void of grief.
Cast: Vanessa Kirby, Shia Labeouf, Iliza Shlesinger
3. Shadow in the cloud Jan 1: A female WWII pilot defies death and more in this thrilling, action and horror movie coming from the same producer of Atomic Blonde and Deadpool2.
Cast: Chloe Grace Martinez, Nick Robinson, Taylor John Smith.
4. The little things Jan 27: Hollywood legends Denzel Washington and Rami Malek team up for this crime-themed drama. In this thriller, Deputy Sheriff Joe ‘Deke’ Deacon (Denzel Washington joins forces with Sergeant Jim Baxter(Rami Malek) to search for a serial killer terrorizing Los Angeles.
Cast: Denzel Washington, Rami Malek, Jared Leto.
5. Palmer Jan 29: This character-driven story explores the decisions of an ex-convict(Justin Timberlake) trying to get his life back on track while adopting an outcast boy from a troubled home.
Cast: Justin Timberlake, Alisha Wainwright, Ryder Allen.
6. The White Tiger Jan 22: An ambitious Indian driver uses his wit and cunning to escape poverty and rise to the top. An epic journey based on the New York Times bestseller.
Cast: Adarsh Gourav Rajkummar Rao Priyanka Chopra.
Israel Olorunnisola is a freelance creative. When he is not writing about Film, Music, TV or Pop culture he is telling stories on Wattpad.
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