With the cold front hitting the country, it’s a good time to watch movies so grab some popcorn, a blanket and hot chocolate! We have compiled a list with the help of Rotten Tomatoes and IMBD to help you decide what to watch… 

Free Guy  

IMBD Score: 7.6  
Rotten Tomatoes: 82% 
Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Jodie Comer, Taika Waititi, Lil Rel Howery 
Director: Shawn Levy  
Rating: PG-13 
Where to watch: Cinemas

Coming in hot on the IMBD nr. 1 spot, it’s ‘Free Guy’. An ordinary bank teller finds out he is living in an open-world video game and only one of the background players. He decides he wants to be the star and begins to rewrite his story by saving the world. 

The Suicide Squad  

IMBD Score: 7.4 
Rotten Tomatoes: 91% 
Starring: Margot Robbie, Idris Elba, John Cena 
Director: James Gunn 
Rating: R-rating  
Where to watch: Cinemas

Everyone’s favourite DC villians are back! This time supervillains Harley Quinn, Peacemaker and Bloodsport are in Belle Reve prison where they join Task Force X and gets dropped off on an island called Corto Maltese, where enemies are awaiting around every corner. 

Black Widow 

IMBD Score: 6.8  
Rotten Tomatoes: 80% 
Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Florence Pugh, David Harbour, Rachel Weisz 
Director: Cate Shortland 
Rating: PG-13  
Where to watch: Cinemas

Speaking of DC… let’s get our Marvel fix in too: the long-awaited ‘Black Widow’ has finally hit cinemas. Don’t let the drama off-screen between the studio and Johansson scare you off. It’s still a worthwhile action-packed movie to add to your list.   
Natasha Romanoff, aka Black Widow, must confront her past when she is pursued by a dark force. We learn a little more about her past before she became an Avenger, giving us a little more insight into the Black Widow character. 


IMBD Score: 7.0 
Rotten Tomatoes: 97% 
Starring: Nicolas Cage, Alex Wolff, Adam Arkin, Cassandra Violet 
Director: Michael Sarnoski 
Rating: R-rating 
Where to watch: Amazon Prime (US)

We all love a good ol’ Nicolas Cage movie!  
The movie is basically just John Wick with a twist. A truffle hunter living in the wilderness of Oregan must face his past and return to Portland to find his beloved kidnapped pig.  Poor pig.

Judas and the Black Messiah 

IMBD Score: 7.5 
Rotten Tomatoes: 96% 
Starring: Daniel Kaluuya, LaKeith Stanfield, Jesse Plemons 
Director: Shaka King 
Rating: R-rating 
Where to watch: Cinemas

This true story is based on the life of William O’Neal, an FBI informant, who infiltrated the Blank Panther Party in the 1960s. He is tasked with keeping an eye on Chairman Fred Hampton, the leader of the Illinois Black Panthers. The story follows his tightrope act as he juggles between being a spy, his political views and his newfound love with one of the revolutionaries. Which side will he end up choosing? 

The Green Knight 

IMBD Score:  6.8
Rotten Tomatoes: 87% 
Starring: Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander, Joel Edgerton 
Director: David Lowery 
Rating: R-rating 
Where to watch: Cinemas

The Green Knight puts a new spin on the age-old tale of King Arthur, focusing on King Arthur’s stubborn nephew, Sir Gawain. He sets on a quest to take on a mysterious, green-skinned giant, The Green Knight. Gawain must concur many obstacles including thieves, ghosts, giants, and many other enemies. All to try and prove his worthiness in the eyes of his family.  


IMBD Score: 6.7 
Rotten Tomatoes: 87% 
Starring (voice): Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ynairaly Simo, Zoe Saldana 
Director: Kirk DeMicco 
Rating: Family-friendly 
Where to watch: Netflix

A feel-good musical animation where music-loving Kinkajou goes on a journey to deliver a love song to an old friend. A colourful, fun, sweet story for the whole family to enjoy! 


IMBD Score: 7.4 
Rotten Tomatoes: 74% 
Starring: Emma Stone, Emma Thompson, Joel Fry 
Director: Craig Gillespie 
Rating: PG-13 
Where to watch: Cinemas

In this prequel to the ‘100 Dalmatians’ franchise, the villain Cruella de Vil takes the spotlight as we get a glimpse into her backstory. It starts with the young, impressionable but fashionable Estella who gets taken under the wing of Baroness von Hellman, a fashion icon. It follows the relationship that ends up bringing out Estella’s wicked side, Cruella. 

For more movie ideas you can visit the IMBD releases page or Rotten Tomatoes to get some insight into what the critics are raving about these days. Now get watching!

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