The pop-culture sphere may still be buzzing about last year’s films in the buildup to award season, but stoners are already looking forward to the next batch of entertaining movies they get to see in theaters. From action-packed thrillers to stoner comedies, 2019 looks like it will be stacked full of enjoyable titles for moviegoers with all kinds of taste. Pause your Netflix and come learn about these 10 movies you should check out during the first half of the year!
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1. The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part – February 8, 2019
The Lego Movie and its various spinoffs are some of of the funniest, most creative kids films to come out recently. With stars Chris Pratt and Elizabeth Banks being joined by Tiffany Haddish and Maya Rudolph, The Lego Movie 2 looks like it will be just as hilarious and thought-provoking as the original. Set five years after The Lego Movie, everyone’s favorite legos have to defend themselves from an invading force of Duplo Bricks who want to destroy all life in the the Lego Universe.
At this point, if Chris Miller and Phil Lord’s names are associated with a project, it should make you run to the theater. The duo, who directed the first film and produced the Golden Globe-winning Into The Spider-Verse, returned to write the screenplay for the sequel, so hopefully this film will be just as entertaining as everything else they touch.
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2. Alita: Battle Angel – February 14, 2019
Based on Yukito Kishiro’s classic manga, Alita: Battle Angel follows a robot desperately trying to piece her past together. No, Alita (Rosa Salazar) doesn’t have long-term memory loss from smoking too much; she’s brain damaged and left in critical condition after an apocalyptic event. In her amnesiac state the only …
Author: Nick Kazden / High Times