Here is a selection of films due out in UK cinemas next month.
Chronicle - 1st February
Action | Drama | Horror
Main cast: Michael B. Jordan, Michael Kelly, Alex Russell, Dane DeHaan
Director: Josh Trank
'Three high school friends gain superpowers after making an incredible discovery. Soon, though, they find their lives spinning out of control and their bond tested as they embrace their darker sides.'
Official Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Chronicle
Carnage - 3rd February
Comedy | Drama
Main cast: Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz, John C. Reilly
Director: Roman Polanski
'Two pairs of parents hold a cordial meeting after their sons are involved in a fight, though as their time together progresses, increasingly childish behavior throws the evening into chaos.'
Official site: http://www.sonyclassics.com/carnage/
Man on a Ledge - 3rd February
Crime | Thriller
Main cast: Sam Worthington, Elizabeth Banks, Jamie Bell, Ed Harris
Director: Asger Leth
'As a police psychologist works to talk down an ex-con who is threatening to jump from a Manhattan hotel rooftop, the biggest diamond heist ever committed is in motion...'
Official site: http://www.manonaledge.com/
The Woman in Black - 10th February
Drama | Horror | Thriller
Main cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Janet McTeer, Ciaran Hinds
Director: James Watkins
'A young lawyer travels to a remote village where he discovers the vengeful ghost of a scorned woman is terrorizing the locals.'
Official site: http://www.womaninblack.com/#/trailer
A Dangerous Method - 10th February
Biography | Drama | Thriller
Main cast: Michael Fassbender, Keira Knightley, Viggo Mortensen, Vincent Cassel
Director: David Cronenberg
'A look at how the intense relationship between Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud gives birth to psychoanalysis.'
Official site: http://www.sonyclassics.com/adangerousmethod/index.php
The Muppets - 10th February
Comedy | Drama | Family
Main cast: Amy Adams, Jason Segel, Chris Cooper
Director: James Bobin
'With the help of three fans, The Muppets must reunite to save their old theater from a greedy oil tycoon.'
Official site: http://www.disney.co.uk/muppets/
This Means War - 14th February
Action | Comedy | Romance
Main cast: Tom Hardy, Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine
'Two top CIA operatives wage an epic battle against one another after they discover they are dating the same woman.'
Official site: http://www.thismeanswarmovie.com/
Safe House - 24th February
Action | Crime | Mystery
Main cast: Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Robert Patrick, Brendan Gleeson, Liam Cunningham, Vera Farmiga
Director: Daniel Espinosa
'A young CIA agent is tasked with looking after a fugitive in a safe house. But when the safe house is attacked, he finds himself on the run with his charge.'
Official site: http://www.nooneissafe.com/
Rampart - 24th February
Crime | Drama
Main cast: Woody Harrelson, Ben Foster, Sigourney Weaver, Steve Buscemi
Director: Oren Moverman
'Set in 1999 Los Angeles, veteran police officer Dave Brown, the last of the renegade cops, works to take care of his family, and struggles for his own survival.'
Official site: http://rampartmovie.com/
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel - 24th February
Comedy | Drama
Main cast: Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith, Tom Wilkinson
Director: John Madden
'British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than its advertisements, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways.'
Official site: http://www.foxsearchlight.com/thebestexoticmarigoldhotel/
Information obtained from IMDb, Rotten Tomatoes, http://www.filmdates.co.uk/, and the films' official websites.