2019 has arrived, and January and February are the best months to start fresh with everything. Here’s a selection of movies from classics to modern hits that will give you cinematic companionship as you redecorate your room, finish up your 2019 goals or fill your new planners with exciting events and activities.
With top notch characters, unforgettable cast, and timeless plots, these films are sure to bring you excitement, positive vibes and a spirit for adventure in this brand new year full of great opportunities.
Feel free to comment with your list of films you watch at the beginning of every year.
- Mary Poppins and Mary Poppins Returns
From classic Julie Andrews to the Emily Blunt version, it will always be a jolly holiday with Mary. Revisit the magical nanny and the Banks family on Cherry Tree Lane from P.L. Travers’s bestselling book series. Mary Poppins Returns is still playing in cinemas as of now. Can you imagine that?
- Roman Holiday
This Audrey Hepburn hit makes a truly delicious cinematic treat.
- La La Land
Here’s to the fools who dream.
- Midnight in Paris
It’s Paris after midnight. When the clock strikes 12, travel back in time to 1920’s Paris with Owen Wilson as Gil the writer as he befriends some of the famous literary names of the past that include Ernest Hemingway and the Fitzgeralds.
- When Harry Met Sally
What a fine classic! The perfect rom-com to kickstart the new year.
- The Artist
A whimsical, inspiring black and white film for the modern times.
- Eat, Pray, Love
Follow Elizabeth Gilbert’s inspiring journey of self-discovery in different parts of the world based on her bestselling novel of the same title with Julia Roberts portraying her onscreen version.
A relaxing little film starring Bradley Cooper and Emma Stone set in Hawaii.
- Mamma Mia 1 & Mamma Mia 2: Here We Go Again
Set off on a musical adventure with “dancing queen” Donna Sheridan, her daughter Sophie and Sophie’s three potential dads in the magical Greek island of Kalokairi featuring delicious ABBA hits. You’ll be screaming “Gimme Gimme Gimme” with every viewing.
Set in 1930’s Paris, this stunning, imaginative piece of cinema is a wonderfully crafted tribute to the art and magic of film-making and a constant reminder to stay optimistic about our dreams and ambitions.
- Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 1 & 2
No matter where Lena, Tibby, Carmen and Bridget travel, their friendship will always stay powerful thanks to a magical blue jeans that continue to be a perfect fit for them. Let’s hope Movie Number 3 will be made soon.
- La Vie En Rose
A wonderful biopic of French chanteuse Edith Piaf.