HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON: THE HIDDEN WORLD FRI 1 FEB // CINEMA
A sequel to 2010’s and 2014’s enormously successful animated fantasies, we find ourselves in a peaceful dragon utopia. Our hero Hiccup has ascended to become the chief of Berk, but his best buddy is about to be lured away. When danger threatens their village, Hiccup and Toothless the dragon are then forced to leave the only home they know and must battle to protect everything they love.
THE WALKING DEAD MON 11 FEB // FOX UK
No longer the meandering odyssey of warrior gardeners amidst the zombie apocalypse, The Walking Dead has finally shifted up a gear. There’s an evasive new threat lurking out in the barren fields of America and new characters are being thrust into the fore. All the familiar memes remain though, like inventive walker decapitations, illogical decisions and thrilling agricultural debates. We still love it and all its gory indecision.
COLD PURSUIT // FRI 22 FEB // CINEMA
A loose remake of a Norwegian hit, In Order of Disappearance, this sees Liam Neeson, Laura Dern, Emmy Rossum, and Tom Bateman bring the action. Snowplower Nelson Coxman seeks rough justice against a drug cartel in his Rocky Mountains hometown, after his son is murdered by them. Now swapping threatening bad guys down the phone for shooting at them with a huge sniper rifle, Neeson is getting released on another revenge rampage.
SERENITY // FRI 1 MARCH // CINEMA
Oscar nominee Steven Knight unveils a daringly original, sexy, stylized thriller, where Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway play out the story of a fishing boat captain. His quiet life is shattered when his ex-wife tracks him down. She begs him to save her and their young son, by killing the violent new husband. This appearance thrusts the captain back into a life he’d tried to forget, and he struggles between right and wrong.
THE LEGO MOVIE 2: THE SECOND PART // FRI 8 FEB // CINEMA
Everything is awesome! The fourth instalment in the monstrous franchise returns to its beginnings. Five years after the original, Duplo invaders have turned Bricksburg into a post-apocalyptic wasteland. The world is becoming increasingly chaotic, although Emmet seems oblivious to it all. When a new force threatens to enslave them all, he must team up with old favourites, new friends and long-lost relatives to restore some harmony to the Lego-verse.