10 movies to see in February 2015 February 10, 2015 JUPITER ASCENDING Directed by: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski Starring: Mila Kunis, Terry Gilliam, Channing Tatum, Eddie Redmayne, Maria Doyle Kennedy Release Date: February 6th 2015 The Wachowski’s return with their first original science fiction screenplay since THE MATRIX trilogy. Mila Kunis plays Jupiter Jones, a woman who is down on her luck, working as a janitor when she meets interplanetary warrior Caine Wise (Channing Tatum) and her life changes forever. SHAUN THE SHEEP Directed by: Richard Starzak and Mark Burton. Starring: Justin Fletcher, John Sparkes, Omid Djalili Release Date: February 6th 2015 Aardman Studios ride again, this time out, their beloved woolly character Shaun the Sheep gets a movie adventure all of his own. In an attempt to break the mundane routine at his home in Mossy Bottom Farm, Shaun the Sheep devises a plan to get a day off. Unfortunately, the day off turns into a madcap adventure, when the farmer ends up in the big city. PATRICK’S DAY Directed by: Terry McMahon Starring: Kerry Fox, Moe Dunford, Philip Jackson, Catherine Walker Release Date: February 6th 2015 Patrick (Dunford) is a young man with mental health issues who, you guessed it, celebrates his birthday on March 17th. When he gets separated from his mother in the throngs on the streets during the national holiday, Patrick has an encounter with a suicidal flight attendant, an encounter that his mother doesn’t approve of, and goes to extreme lengths to put a stop to. THE INTERVIEW Directed by: Evan Goldberg & Seth Rogen Starring: Seth Rogen, James Franco, Lizzy Caplan, Randall Park Release Date: February 6th 2015 If you have not heard of the furore surrounding THE INTERVIEW and it being pulled from US cinemas, we want to know which rock you have been hiding under! The film is finally set for release at this side of the pond, following a hugely successful VOD campaign in the US. TV host Dave Skylark (Dave Franco) is shocked to hear that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (Randall Park) is a huge fan of his show, but soon hatches a cunning plan to make history and interview the mysterious leader. When the US government hear of the interview, however, they enlist Skylark and his producer Aaron Rapaport (Seth Rogen) to rid the world of the North Korean dictator once and for all SELMA Directed by: Ava DuVernay Starring: David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Oprah Winfrey, Common, Tom Wilkinson, Tim Roth Release Date: February 6th 2015 Already hitting headlines for being snubbed at major award ceremonies, SELMA stars a host of British actors, and David Oyelowo in a career best performance as Martin Luther King Jr. In 1965, civil rights campaigner Martin Luther King Jr (David Oyelowo), having seen the way African Americans were denied their rights in Selma, Alabama, organised a march from Selma to the state capital, Montgomery, over 50 miles away. King was met with resistance from all sides, but his tenacity and perseverance changed the course of history.