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5 Must-See Movies to Watch This Winter

Posted by: Mira Roberts
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Winter still has a few weeks left in it, and that means the season is still ripe for cozying up indoors with a good movie and a box of piping hot popcorn. Getting to the movie theater can sometimes be a challenge during the holidays and winter months, and watching movies from the comfort of your beautiful apartment is always more enjoyable, in our opinion.

We’ve done the hard work of previewing some of the year’s highly-acclaimed movies across all genres, so that we could share with you 5 of our favorites to rent this year. Whether you’re an action buff, a comedy lover or a sucker for a long, heartwrenching drama, there are several movies on our list we know you won’t want to miss!

Settle in and enjoy these last weeks of winter by planning cozy nights indoors with the ones you love, and any one of these 5 must-see movies from this past year!

The Big Sick
This heartwarming romantic comedy is based on a true story that will keep you laughing and crying, at the same time. Pakistani-born Kumail and his girlfriend, grad student Emily, fall in love but face struggles and challenges over their cultural divides. This uplifting comedy has a big heart, and it is sure to warm yours. It’s a must-watch this year!

This intense war film depicts the Dunkirk evacuation in World War II, and showcases writer and director Christopher Nolan’s powerful cinematography and skill. Spellbinding from the very first moments, this movie is filled with heartbreaking and uplifting moments from start to finish. A true classic, you will want to rent this move this year!

Star Wars: The Last Jedi
The next installment in the latest Star Wars trilogy follows Rey as she develops her newfound abilities with the help of Luke Skywalker. Unexpected twists, turns and dark secrets unfold as this movie winds its way around the universe in hopes of conquering the “dark side,” at last. If you haven’t seen it in the theater yet, you will want to rent this movie this year!

Baby Driver
This exciting action film starring Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Lily James, Jon Hamm and Jamie Foxx is fast-paced and high intensity. Baby, a music lover and unlikely getaway driver, becomes entangled in services for a crime boss in a heist that seems doomed to fail. You’ll be on the edge of your seat for much of the movie, and if that’s your style, you’ll want to watch this movie this year!

Wonder Woman
Fans of the original Wonder Woman series will have to tune in to watch this latest reimagining of the classic female superhero story. Diana, or Wonder Woman, is an Amazonian warrior who sets off to save the world, and in the meantime discovers the strength of her true powers. Exciting fight scenes and spectacular cinematography make this film a truly remarkable experience to watch. You’ll want to watch it this year!


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Mira Roberts studied writing at New York University, graduating with a BA in English Literature before pursuing a career in media, marketing and management with PARADE Magazine, Portfolio Magazine, AltDaily, skirt! and lululemon athletica. A full time mother, writing instructor and part-time freelance writer, Mira lives and laughs with her family in Norfolk, VA. 


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