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February Movie Releases at HOYTS

February will bring new films from acclaimed directors Matthew Vaughn (Argyll) and Ethan Coen (Drive-Away Dolls), a Spider-Man spinoff, and the eagerly anticipated Part 2 of Dune.

Of course, February is the month of love and HOYTS is laying claim to being the ‘home of first dates’, with recent research indicating more than 30% of Aussies attended the cinema for their initial rendezvous. 
Indulge the movie lover in your life with the ultimate dine-in cinema experience with a feast of movies. The latest releases include Bob Marley: One Love, Madame Web, Force of Nature: The Dry 2, and more.

If you can’t make the date, gift a HOYTS LUX Gift Card or the ultimate HOYTS LUX Movie Package in one neat bundle available online at the HOYTS Gift Shop.

Tickets for select sessions on Valentine’s Day are on sale now, with additional sessions going on sale from Monday, February 5.

Here are February’s movie releases at HOYTS:

Feb 1st

Argylle

  • Elly Conway, the reclusive author of a series of best-selling espionage novels, whose idea of bliss is a night at home with her computer and her cat, Alfie. But when the plots of Elly’s fictional books–which centre on secret agent Argylle and his mission to unravel a global spy syndicate–begin to mirror the covert actions of a real-life spy organization, quiet evenings at home become a thing of the past.

May December 

    • Twenty years after their notorious tabloid romance gripped the nation, a married couple buckles under the pressure when an actress arrives to do research for a film.

The Chosen Season Four: Episodes 1 & 2

  • Clashing kingdoms. Rival rulers. The enemies of Jesus are closing in while His followers are struggling to keep up, leaving Him to carry the burden alone.

Wish Sing-Along

  • Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Wish” is an all-new musical-comedy welcoming audiences to the magical kingdom of Rosas, where Asha, a sharp-witted idealist, makes a wish.

Feb 2nd

Hubba (Bengali, Eng Sub)

  • A political thriller based on the life of Hubba Shyamal Das, a gangster, often referred to as the ‘Dawood Ibrahim of Hooghly’, who was booked in over 30 cases.

Warning 2 (Punjabi, Eng Sub)

  • Geja misses assassinating Pamma and ends up in the same jail, intent on finishing the job. A merciless cop’s plan to transfer the dangerous prisoners to Rajasthan escalates the situation.

Feb 7th 

Cliff Richard: The Blue Sapphire Tour 2023 

  • Celebrating the 65th anniversary of one of Britain’s all-time greatest hit makers and icons, Cliff Richard’s anticipated Blue Sapphire Tour is set to dazzle the silver screen in this two-date only cinema event, recorded from London’s Hammersmith Eventim Apollo.

 

Feb 8th 

Dune (Re-Release)

  • A mythic and emotionally charged hero’s journey, “Dune” tells the story of Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, who must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet’s exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence—a commodity capable of unlocking humanity’s greatest potential—only those who can conquer their fear will survive.

Force of Nature: The Dry 2 

  • In Force of Nature: The Dry 2, when five women take part in a corporate hiking retreat and only four come out on the other side, Federal Agents Aaron Falk and Carmen Cooper head deep into the Victorian mountain ranges to investigate in the hopes of finding their whistle-blowing informant, Alice Russell, alive.

Rob N Roll (Cantonese, Eng Sub)

  • Two perplexed middle-aged losers, Robby and Fai are good friends. Fai is an honest man whose wife left him with an elderly home business. Fai has tried very hard to keep it running until the owner increases the rent crustily. Taxi driver Robby, is timid and unreliable, and has always neglected the conflicts between his mother and his wife. Robby lives paycheck to paycheck without a financial plan, so he is at a loss with what to do. Two robberies involving the money exchange stores across the street encourage Robby and Fai to get a gun and rob the same. It is destiny to meet the ruthless bandit Mui, who acts wicked, scheming and chivalrous.

Table for Six 2 (Cantonese, Eng Sub)

  • The three couples within the Chan family decide to tie the knot. But the joy of being engaged starts to fade when their intricate relationships make everything harder. Marriage is a dream. A wedding is a war. 3 weddings? Armageddon.

Feb 9th 

Peppa’s Cinema Party 

  • Come on everybody, it’s time for Peppa’s Cinema Party! This year Peppa Pig celebrates her 20th anniversary and to mark such a HUGE occasion she is throwing the MOST EPIC PARTY EVER.

Lal Salaam (Tamil, Eng Sub)

  • Lal Salaam is an upcoming Indian Tamil-language sports drama film directed by Aishwarya Rajinikanth. It is produced by Subaskaran Allirajah under the banner Lyca Productions. The film stars Rajinikanth in an extended cameo appearance, while Vishnu Vishal and Vikranth play the lead roles.

Teri Baaton Mein Aisa Uljha Jiy (Hindi, Eng Sub)

  • In a futuristic world, a bumbling young man meets the girl of his dreams. As he navigates his way through a series of comical mishaps and dangerous situations, he must win her heart by facing an evil companion.

Feb 10th 

Pegasus (Mandarin, Eng Sub)

  • The former champion driver Zhang Chi became a driving school instructor in troubled times, living a life of relying on his reputation to make ends meet. Unexpectedly, pie in the sky falls, and the director of Laotoule Automobile Factory, who is on the verge of suspending production, offers to sponsor Zhang Chi to form a team to compete in the last Bayinbrook Rally. Faced with this overwhelming wealth, Zhang Chi is ready to make a move, but no one knows the real purpose behind the factory’s director.

The Movie Emperor (Mandarin, Eng Sub) 

  • Actor Lau Wai-Chi has a huge following of devoted followers and is always keeping an eye on his rivals. After accepting to play the lead in a modest indie drama, Lau begins the laborious process of mastering the acting skills for the role.

Feb 14th 

Bob Marley: One Love 

  • Celebrate the life and music of an icon who inspired generations through his message of love and unity. On the big screen for the first time, discover Bob’s powerful story of overcoming adversity and the journey behind his revolutionary music.

Madame Webb 

  • “Meanwhile, in another universe…” In a switch from the typical genre, Madame Web tells the standalone origin story of one of Marvel publishing’s most enigmatic heroines. The suspense-driven thriller stars Dakota Johnson as Cassandra Webb, a paramedic in Manhattan who may have clairvoyant abilities. Forced to confront revelations about her past, she forges a relationship with three young women destined for powerful futures…if they can all survive a deadly present.

Feb 22nd 

Baghead

  • A young woman inherits a run-down pub and discovers a dark secret within its basement – Baghead – a shapeshifting creature that will let you speak to lost loved ones.

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba – To the Hashira training (Available with Eng Dub or Japanese, Eng Sub)

 

  • Tanjiro undergoes rigorous training with the Stone Hashira, Himejima, in his quest to become a Hashira. Meanwhile, Muzan continues to search for Nezuko and Ubuyashiki.

Drive-Away Dolls 

  • This comedy caper follows Jamie, an uninhibited free spirit bemoaning yet another breakup with a girlfriend, and her demure friend Marian who desperately needs to loosen up. In search of a fresh start, the two embark on an impromptu road trip to Tallahassee, but things quickly go awry when they cross paths with a group of inept criminals along the way. 

Kinky Boots the Musical 

  • Tony Award winning musical, Kinky Boots comes to the big screen for the first time ever. Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein’s heartwarming and beloved musical, based upon the Miramax movie written by Geoff Deane & Tim Firth, has been filmed at the Adelphi Theatre in London. 

Soul 

  • Joe is a middle-school band teacher whose life hasn’t quite gone the way he expected. His true passion is jazz and he’s good. But when he travels to another realm to help someone find their passion, he soon discovers what it means to have soul.

The Zone of Interest 

  • The commandant of Auschwitz, Rudolf Höss, and his wife Hedwig, strive to build a dream life for their family in a house and garden next to the camp.

Feb 29th 

Combat Wombat: Back 2 Back 

  • Life has become a little too demanding for Maggie Diggins aka Combat Wombat. Whilst the Sanctuary City crime rate is at an all-time low, she’s now expected to spend her days helping unclog drains instead of saving the world! But when evil tech genius Lenny Glick threatens to trap the whole city in a ‘perfect’ metaverse simulation, Combat Wombat and her sidekick Sweetie must work together to save the day.

Dune: Part Two  

  • Duke Paul Atreides joins the Fremen and begins a spiritual and martial journey to become Muad’dib, while trying to prevent the horrible but inevitable future he’s witnessed: a Holy War in his name, spreading throughout the known universe.

Subtraction (Iranian, Eng Sub)

  • Farzaneh spots her husband, Jalal, entering an unknown woman’s house. When she confronts Jalal, he claims he wasn’t in town. Jalal decides to check out the house for himself and meets a woman named Bita, who is the spitting image of Farzaneh.

Turning Red

  • Mei Lee is a confident, dorky 13-year-old torn between staying her mother’s dutiful daughter and the chaos of adolescence. Her protective, if not slightly overbearing mother, Ming, is never far from her daughter—an unfortunate reality for the teenager. And as if changes to her interests, relationships and body weren’t enough, whenever she gets too excited (which is practically ALWAYS), she “poofs” into a giant red panda!

What are you looking forward to seeing this month? Tickets can be purchased at your local HOYTS cinemas or online via the HOYTS website.