Animal-themed movies now playing/streaming
Disneynature’s latest documentary follows Steve, an Adélie penguin, on a quest to find a life partner and start a family. Read the review.
In this award-winning Italian drama, Marcello, a mild-mannered dog groomer, is a reluctant accomplice to the local bully — until he’s finally pushed too far. Read the review: ‘Dogman’ Review: A Small Man Pays the Price for Hanging With Big Dogs
In this new adaptation of the Stephen King novel, a family lives near a pet cemetery that magically bring dead things back to life. (Watch the trailer.)
Tim Burton’s live-action remake of the Disney classic stars Colin Farrell, Eva Green, Danny DeVito and Michael Keaton. (Read the review)
Violent convict Roman Coleman (Matthias Schoenaerts) is given the chance to participate in a rehabilitation therapy program training wild mustangs.
Jordan Peele’s follow-up to “Get Out” stars Lupita Nyong’o and Winston Duke star as husband and wife trying to defend their family from evil doppelgangers.
Read: Rabbits Really Freak Out Jordan Peele And Other ‘Us’ Bunny Facts
Carol Danvers (Brie Larson) is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. She’s aided by her ginger cat, Goose, who’s really an alien known as a Flerken. Read: All About Goose the Cat in ‘Captain Marvel’
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World”
In this sequel, Hiccup the dragon falls in love with an elusive white dragon.
In this British comedy, Sarah (Beattie Edmondson)’s life changes when her grandmother gives her prized possession, a spoiled Pug named Patrick. Ed Skrein and Jennifer Saunders costar. In select theaters and on VOD on February 15. (Read the review.)
“St. Bernard Syndicate”
Two Danish entrepreneurs try and make their fortune in the lucrative Chinese Pet industry by breeding Saint Bernard dogs in this comedy mockumentary. (In theaters January 18, 2019 and On Demand February 5, 2019)
“The Ballad of Buster Scruggs” (On Netflix)
The Coen Bros’ new movie is an anthology set in the Old West starring Tim Blake Nelson, Liam Neeson, Zoe Kazan and Tyne Daly. Read: The Wild West is a Hard Place for Man (and Dog) in ‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’
Rami Malek stars as Freddie Mercury in this Queen biopic. Read: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’: Freddie Mercury Really Did Love His Cats That Much