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[Movie News] In Theaters This Week – February 19, 2021

by Tori Ann
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In Theaters 3.6.20

Many theaters are still not open in the US. Some have had to close again due to health restrictions being put back in place or simply due to a lack of people coming in. While many big-name movies are pushing their release dates back even further, or choosing to premiere overseas first, a number of movies are still determined to make their way to theaters.

Two of the new movies out this week are thrillers about the drug trade, but there is also a drama about a woman who decides to become a nomad living in a camper van, as well as a comedy that is a new take on the 1945 film Blithe Sprit!

Blithe Spirit (PG-13)

A spiritualist medium holds a seance for a writer suffering from writer’s block but accidentally summons the spirit of his deceased first wife, which leads to an increasingly complex love triangle with his current wife of five years.

Directed by Edward Hall

Starring: Dan Stevens, Isla Fisher, Aimee-Ffion Edwards, Michele Dotrice, Judi Dench

Release date: February 19

Body Brokers (R)

Brought to Los Angeles for treatment, a recovering junkie soon learns that the rehab center is not about helping people, but a cover for a multi-billion-dollar fraud operation that enlists addicts to recruit other addicts.

Directed by John Swab

Starring: Frank Grillo, Jessica Rothe, Michael Kenneth Williams, Melissa Leo, Alice Englert

Release date: February 19

Nomadland (R)

After losing everything in the Great Recession, a woman embarks on a journey through the American West, living as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad.

Directed by Chloé Zhao

Starring: Frances McDormand, David Strathairn, Linda May, Gay DeForest, Angela Reyes

Release date: February 19

Silk Road (R)

Philosophical twenty-something Ross Ulbricht creates Silk Road, a dark net website that sells narcotics, while DEA agent Rick Bowden goes undercover to bring him down.

Directed by Tiller Russell

Starring: Nick Robinson, Jennifer Yun, Jimmi Simpson, Jason Clarke, Alexandra Shipp

Release date: February 19

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