New Releases: Blacklight, Death on the Nile, I Want You Back, Marry Me, and The Sky is Everywhere
Liam Neeson, Kenneth Branagh, Gal Gadot, Charlie Day, Jenny Slate, Jennifer Lopez, Owen Wilson, Grace Kaufman and Jason Segel star in this week’s new movies
From the LifeMinute.TV Team
February 11, 2022
Blacklight in theaters
Liam Neeson is typecast as Travis Block, a freelance government “fixer” in this intense action thriller directed by Mark Williams. When Block discovers a shadowy program called Operation Unity he enlists the help of a journalist (Emmy Raver-Lampman,) but his past and present collide when his daughter and granddaughter are threatened.
Death on the Nile in theaters
Kenneth Branagh, Tom Bateman, Annette Bening, Russell Brand, Gal Gadot and Armie Hammer star in this dramatic tale of love gone bad. Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot’s Egyptian vacation aboard a glamorous river steamer turns into a terrifying search for a murderer when a picture-perfect couple’s idyllic honeymoon is tragically cut short.
I Want You Back streaming on Amazon Prime
Peter (Charlie Day) and Emma (Jenny Slate) thought they were on the precipice of life’s biggest moments – marriage, kids, and a house in the suburbs – until their respective partners dumped them. Horrified to learn that the loves of their lives have already moved on, Peter and Emma hatch a hilarious plan to win back their exes (Gina Rodriguez and Scott Eastwood) with unexpected results.
Marry Me in theaters and streaming only on Peacock
Led by Jennifer Lopez, Owen Wilson and Latin music star Maluma, making his feature-film debut, this rom-com is packed with original music from JLo. The story follows famous singer Kat Valdez (Lopez) as half of the sexiest celebrity power couple on Earth with hot new music supernova Bastian (Maluma) who she is about to marry. When it comes out that he is cheating, she makes the impulsive decision to marry a divorced high-school math teacher Charlie Gilbert (Owen Wilson.) The unlikely pair finds themselves in an unexpected romance.
The Sky is Everywhere streaming on Apple TV+
This story of grief and love about a 17-year-old, Lennie Walker (Grace Kaufman,) a radiant musical prodigy who tragically lost her sister. When Joe Fontaine, the charismatic new guy at school, enters Lennie’s life, she’s drawn to him. But Lennie’s complicated relationship with her sister’s devastated boyfriend, Toby, starts to affect Lennie and Joe’s budding love. Through her vivid imagination and honest, conflicted heart, Lennie navigates first love and first loss to create a song of her own.