This February, streaming platforms HBO and HBO Max will be presenting several films of various genres. Which film do you think will steal the audience’s attention this February? Guaranteed to make your February even more exciting!
Antlers (HBO, February 11)
Antlers is a supernatural-horror film directed by Scott Cooper with the collaboration of scriptwriters C. Henry Chaisson and Nick Antosca.
The film is adapted from a short story titled ‘ The Quiet Boy’ by writer Nick Antosca. Antlers follows the story of a teacher named Julia who suspects one of her students is suffering from problems at home.
The teacher doesn’t know if his student is hiding a dangerous ‘creature‘ that will later cause complicated problems.
Kimi (HBO Max, 10 Februari)
Kimi is an American action thriller film directed by Steven Soderbergh and scriptwriter and producer, David Koepp.
The main premise of Kimi is when a voice interpreter accidentally overhears a chat about murder. The central character is Angela Childs who tries to report it to the company and fights the existing bureaucracy, in order to solve the murder mystery.
The Many Saints of Newark (HBO, 16 Februari)
The Many Saints of Newark is a film from the United States that carries the crime-drama genre by director Alan Taylor. The film is the work of writers David Chase and Lawrence Konner.
The Many Saints of Newark is a prequel to the HBO crime drama series The Sopranos . The Many Saints of Newark revolves around the story of a violent gang war in 1967, taken through the perspective of a mobster named Dickie Moltisanti (Alessandro Nivola) and his nephew Tony Soprano (Michael Gandolfini).
Icahn: The Restless Billionaire (HBO, 15 Februari)
The HBO documentary directed by Bruce David Klein explores a story of contradictions that attracts famed investor Carl Icahn.
Raised nearly $20 billion over the last half century and became the most legendary business negotiator of our time. Icahn, often referred to as the ‘Lone Wolf of Wall Street’. Otherwise known as the feared negotiator and strategist in the art of corporate takeovers and investments.
The figure is described as a ruthless investor, activist, and corporate robber. Icahn, starting from a simple life in Queens. Then became one of the richest people in the world impacting companies, products, CEOs, the stock market, and capitalism.
Free Guy (HBO, 23 Februari)
Free Guy is an American action-comedy film directed by Shawn Levy with the collaboration of scriptwriters Matt Lieberman and Zak Penn.
This film, starring Ryan Reynolds, revolves around a story about a video game where players can take part in action-packed missions such as spy jobs or bank robberies.
The biggest players are those who wear sunglasses, because they have an advantage over other characters. Among the many non-player characters one of them is Guy (Ryan Reynolds), a bank teller who enjoys his mundane and monotonous lifestyle.
He works with his best friend, a security guard named Buddy (Lil Rel Howery), and they always have to play the helpless bank employees when they are robbed.
From Antlers, Kimi, The Many Saints of Newark, Icahn: The Restless Billionaire , and Free Guy, which films will be on your favorite watch list? You can watch the five films above in February through the HBO and HBO Max streaming platforms, yes. Save the date, don’t forget!