January 2024 movies – Columbia Pictures, Encore Films/Warner Bros., Universal Pictures

    January 8 – The Boy and The Heron (from Encore Films/Warner Bros.) 

    Studio Ghibli’s and Hayao Miyazaki’s award– winning and record– breaking anime film “ The Boy and The Heron ” is a big fantastical film that follows a boy named Mahito ( raised by Soma Santoki) who enters a magical world with a talking slate heron after chancing an abandoned palace in his new cityhankering for his mama , Mahito gambles into a world participated by the living and the dead where death comes to an end and life finds a new morning. “ The Boy and The Heron ” is asemi-autobiographical fantasy about lifedeathcreation and a homage to fellowship that can only come from the mind of Hayao Miyazaki.

    January 17 – Migration (from Universal Pictures International) 

    Illumination invites you to take flight into the exhilaration of the unknown with a funny, feathered family holiday like no other in the action– packed new original animated comedy, “ Migration ” featuring the voices of Awkwafina, Elizabeth Banks, Danny DeVito, Keegan- Michael Key and Kumail Nanjani. Directed by Benjamin Renner, the film’s rearmost caravan features Taylor Swift’s interpretation of “ Out of the Woods ” as we see the film’s featured family of ducks leaving their comfort zone to explore a bigger world beyond their home.

    January 17 – Tokyo Revengers 2: Bloody Halloween – Destiny (from Encore Films/Warner Bros.) 

    From the manga series, this gangster story stars Takumi Kitamura as Takemichi, who goes back in time to his school days to prevent the gang who killed his girlfriend.

    January 17 – Anyone But You (Columbia Pictures)

    In the new edgy and sexy romantic-comedy Anyone But You, Sydney Sweeney and Glen Powell play romantic enemies who have to put aside their personal vendettas and pretend to be a head-over-heels couple in order to keep the peace at Bea’s sister’s dream destination wedding.

    January 31 – Argylle (Universal Pictures International) 

    From the crooked mind of Matthew Vaughn comes Argylle, a razor- witted, reality– bendingglobe– encircling asset suspenser. Reclusive author Elly Conway( Bryce Dallas Howard) writes best- dealing spying novels about a secret agent named Argylle( Henry Cavill) who is on a charge to unravel a global asset syndicatestill, when the plots of her books start to image the covert conduct of a real– life asset association, the line between fabrication and reality begin to blur. The ensemble cast also includes Sam Rockwell, John Cena, Ariana DeBose, Dua Lipa, Bryan Cranston, Catherine O’Hara, Sofia Boutella, and SamuelL. Jackson.