Best Movies & TV Series in February 2024: Madame Web, Shogun, Argylle, & More!

Picks of the month, here we go again.
By: Iffah Salleh
February 22, 2024

January crawled by too slowly, while February is racing ahead too fast. We’re already into the third week of the month, and we’ve witnessed some wonderful cinematography.  With that, we’ve come across some of the best ones that pique our interest, and, of course, the internet world has contributed as well. Let’s take a look at the trendy movies and TV series of the month below!

Best Movies & TV Series February 2024

1. Madame Web

In the bustling streets of New York City, Cassandra Webb, a dedicated paramedic, discovers she possesses a unique gift – clairvoyance. As she grapples with the implications of her newfound abilities, she’s thrust into a perilous journey from her past. Unravelling long-buried secrets, Cassandra finds herself entangled in a web of mystery, determined to protect three young women from an enigmatic adversary hell-bent on their demise.

Don’t miss the chance to experience this thrilling adventure, now showing in cinemas.

2. Argylle

Behind the closed doors of her secluded sanctuary, Elly Conway, a reclusive author, spins captivating tales of espionage featuring her enigmatic protagonist, Argylle. Little does she know, her bestselling novels are about to blur the lines between fiction and reality. As the clandestine operations of a global spy syndicate unfold eerily similar to Elly’s literary creations, she finds herself thrust into a world of intrigue, danger, and deception. With the fate of nations hanging in the balance, Elly must navigate a treacherous landscape where allies and enemies are not always what they seem. 

Now showing in cinemas.

3. Mr & Mrs Smith

Watch the highly anticipated TV series adaptation of the beloved film, “Mr & Mrs. Smith” John and Jane Smith, a seemingly ordinary couple, as they lead double lives as covert agents for a clandestine organisation. Tasked with high-stakes missions that test their skills and their relationship, the dynamic duo must navigate a world teeming with danger, betrayal, and unexpected twists at every turn. As they juggle their professional duties with the complexities of married life, John and Jane find themselves drawn deeper into a web of intrigue where trust is a luxury they can ill afford. 

Stream all episodes now, exclusively on Prime Video.

4. Doctor Slump

In the dazzling world of cosmetic surgery, Yeo Jeong-Woo, a renowned plastic surgeon, leads a charmed life until a fateful medical mishap plunges him into turmoil. Amidst the chaos, he crosses paths with Nam Ha-Neul, an anesthesiologist grappling with her own existential crisis. Bound by shared experiences and a budding romance, Yeo Jeong-Woo and Nam Ha-Neul embark on a journey of self-discovery, redemption, and second chances. 

Transcends the boundaries of time and space, stream it now on Netflix.

5. Beauty Newbie

Journey into the captivating world of “Beauty Newbie,” a spellbinding romantic drama series based on the popular webtoon “My ID Is Gangnam Beauty.” Liu, a young woman haunted by the scars of her past, undergoes a transformative journey in search of acceptance and belonging. As she grapples with the complexities of beauty and identity, Liu finds herself thrust into a whirlwind of romance, friendship, and self-discovery. With each passing day, she must navigate the treacherous waters of university life while confronting the harsh realities of societal expectations. 

Experience the magic of “Beauty Newbie,” now available for streaming on Viu.

6. Shogun

Set against the backdrop of a nation on the brink of war, “Shogun” is an epic tale of honour, ambition, and the quest for power. During the era of feudal Japan in the year 1600, Lord Yoshii Toranaga finds himself embroiled in a deadly power struggle as his enemies on the Council of Regents unite against him. However, the fragile peace is shattered when a mysterious European ship washes ashore in a remote fishing village, bringing with it a tidal wave of intrigue and chaos. As tensions escalate and loyalties are tested, Lord Toranaga must navigate a perilous landscape fraught with betrayal, deception, and unforeseen alliances. 

Prepare to embark on a journey into the heart of darkness, streaming exclusively on Disney+ Hotstar starting February 27th.

7. Players

“Players” is a riveting romantic comedy directed by Trish Sie. Mack, a spirited sports writer, and her loyal friend Adam have mastered the art of navigating the turbulent waters of modern romance – until a chance encounter with a dashing war correspondent, Nick, changes everything. As Mack finds herself falling head over heels for Nick, she must confront the one rule she vowed never to break – never fall in love with a fling. With the help of her friends, Mack embarks on a journey of self-discovery, love, and redemption in a city where anything is possible.

Stream it now, exclusively on Netflix.

8. Upgraded

“Upgraded” is a heartwarming tale of love, redemption, and the power of second chances, a captivating romantic drama directed by Carlson Young. Ana, a determined intern, embarks on a life-changing journey to London in pursuit of her dreams. Along the way, she crosses paths with William, a charming stranger with whom she lies about the true nature of herself. As Ana finds herself drawn into a whirlwind romance fueled by mistaken identity, she must confront the consequences of her deception before it’s too late. With the clock ticking and emotions running high, Ana and William must navigate the complexities of love, truth, and self-discovery in a world where nothing is as it seems.

Don’t miss this enchanting romance, now streaming exclusively on Prime Video.

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