Here is a short list of the must-see movies of February 2014.
The Vampire Academy- Feb. 7
Based on the book series of the same name. In this fictional world, there are two types of vampires: the Moroi who are peaceful and mortal, and the Strigoi, bloodthirsty and immortal. Rose is a Dhampir, a half-human, half-vampire, and a guardian for the Moroi. She attends the hidden vampire academy and is in training as a guardian. The academy is not as it seems and she must protect a royal vampire princess as they are hunted down by the Strigoi.
The LEGO movie- Feb. 7
This animated story follows an average citizen named Emmet. He is mistakenly identified as the one to save the LEGO world and is recruited to join a group of strangers to a stop an evil tyrant. Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Liam Neeson, Morgan Freeman, Elizabeth Banks, and more famous celebrities voice the characters.
The Monuments Men- Feb. 7
Based on a true story from World War II, the Monuments Men are a group of museum directors, curators, and art historians. Their task of going to Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces the Nazis stole. The goal is to return the works of art to their rightful owner. The problem? They must go behind enemy lines and collect the pieces before the Nazis can destroy them as the Reich falls. They must risk their lives to save works from 1000 years of culture.
(It was supposed to be released in December, but got bumped to February.)
Robocop- Feb. 12
Fast forward to the year 2028, where a multinational conglomerate called OmniCorp is leading the world in robot technology. Their drones are used overseas for military purpose and they’d like to use them at home, despite not being a popular decision. When a good cop gets seriously injured in Detroit, the company sees an opportunity to create the first part-human, part-robot, police officer. OmniCorp has plans to use a robocop in every city but what they don’t count on is the fact that robocop is still part-man, seeking justice.
Endless Love- Feb. 14
An upper class good girl falls for the charming valet. As her relationship with the boy develops, her parents don’t like the change becoming of their daughter. They dig into the boy’s past and what they find might keep the couple apart forever.
Winter’s Tale- Feb. 14
Peter Lake is an immortal thief. He’s chased through time by a gangster by the name of Pearly Soames. Peter is saved when he breaks into the house of a dying girl. They fall in love but it cannot last. Even as he lives to the present day he is somehow reconnected to the woman he loved.
Pompeii- Feb. 21
In a race against time, a slave turned gladiator, must find the love of his life before Mount Vesuvius erupts. She is unwillingly betrothed to a corrupt Roman senator and he has to fight his way out of the arena to get to her.
The Son of God Feb. 28
The Bible which was released on the History channel earlier last year, is re-releasing the story of Jesus Christ just in time before the religious event of Lent.