Movie a Week

Alyssa Greer, Journalist

Netflix has recently announced their plans of releasing a movie a week this year for the next 12 months. Netflix will be striving to keep their audiences well entertained this year. With the pandemic closing down theaters, Netflix and many other big streaming platforms are working hard to keep the entertainment at home.

Movie poster for the “Red Notice”

One of the movies that they have planned is called The Harder They Fall. Some stars that will have leading roles in this upcoming production will be Regina King, Idris Elba, and Jonathan Majors.  Another movie called Don’t Look Up is also going to be coming up as well with Ariana Grande, Jennifer Lawrence, Leonardo Dicaprio, Meryl Streep, and Timothee Chalamet. Red Notice, starring Gal Gadot, Dwayne Johnson, and Ryan Reynolds, as well as a musical called Tick, Tick…Boom! directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda, will all be coming out as well.

The movie poster for “Outside the Wire”

Netflix will be bringing a wide variety of genres in their roster of films ranging from musicals, western film, romance, action, all the way to horror. Some action titles are Army of the Dead, Kate, and Red Notice. There are also horror titles such as No One Gets Out Alive, There’s Something Inside Your House, and Things Heard and Seen. While action and horror may not be everyone’s cup of tea, there are also plenty of romance and comedy films coming out. Some examples of romances will be Untitled, Love Hard, and Fuimos Canciones, as well as many comedies such as Bad Trip, Don’t Look Up, and I Care A Lot.

Many of these titles already have set release dates. The White Tiger came out on January 22nd, The Dig comes out on Jan 29th, Malcolm & Marie on February 5th, and Moxie will be released on March 3rd. Outside the Wire has recently been released on Jan 15th, as well as I Care a Lot on Feb 9th, and Pieces of Woman, which was released on Jan 7th, and received many positive reviews.

This year is looking to be an interesting turn in the entertainment industry, keeping safe and at home. The released movies have so far have seen good reviews and have been an enjoyable experience for the audience. Even while being safe and staying home, Netflix is making sure to give people something to keep their interest and look forward to every week with each movie being produced, making now a very good time to stream shows at home.