Upcoming Entertainment: January 2021


Brooklyn Branstiter, Staff Writer

We made it to 2021! With the start of a new year, there has to be new movies, music and games. Let’s take a look at January’s upcoming entertainment.


The Reason I Jump (not yet rated) – January 8

Based on the best-selling book by Naoki Higashida, this immersive film explores the experiences of non-speaking autistic people around the world. 

Directed by: Jerry Rothwell

Screenwriters: Jeremy Dear, Stevie Lee, Al Morrow

Starring: Jordan O’ Donegan

Genre: Documentary

No Man’s Land (PG-13) – January 22

A modern Western film inspired by the real-life “no man’s land” area along the Texas-Mexico border. While out on a father-son border patrol, Jackson accidentally kills a Mexican immigrant boy. When Jackson’s father tries taking the blame, Jackson flees south on horseback, becoming a gringo “illegal alien” in Mexico.

Directed by: Conor Allyn

Screenwriters: Jake Allyn, David Barraza

Starring: Jake Allyn, Frank Grillo, Jorge A. Jimenez

Genre: Action/Adventure/Thriller

Supernova (R) – January 29

Sam and Tusker are best friends and decide to travel across England in their old RV to visit friends, family and places from their past. Since Tusker was diagnosed with dementia two years ago, their time together is the most important thing they have, so they do their best to make the most of it. 

Directed by: Harry Macqueen

Screenwriter: Harry Macqueen

Starring: Colin Firth, Stanley Tucci, Pippa Haywood

Genre: Drama/Romance


Harry Styles: Treat People With Kindness – January 1

Harry Styles released Fine Line on December 13 and decided that he wanted to release something that was the opposite of “having sex and feeling sad.” He wanted to come up with something happy because “that is what the world needs right now.”

Blu: God is Good – January 1

Blu enters 2021 with a flourishing career and a praise-worthy new platter to be thankful for. Experience the audio upliftment contained on “God Is Good!”

Sevish: Bubble – January 1

The new Sevish album is be called Bubble. You can expect microtonal wonky melodies and harmonies with IDM flourishes throughout. The album has a mix of styles – drum and bass, midtempo groovy jams, techno. The album closes with something very warm and fuzzy.

Video Games

Hitman 3 – January 20

Like its predecessors, Hitman 3 is a stealth game played from a third-person perspective and players once again assume control of assassin Agent 47.

Console: PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Stadia, PC, Nintendo Switch

Publisher: IO Interactive

Developer: IO Interactive

Genre: Action

Ride 4 – January 21

Ride 4 is a game of fun, yet difficult competitions including a whole new level of realism: hundreds of bikes, tracks and riding gears. 

Console: PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

Publisher: Milestone S.r.l.

Developer: Milestone S.r.l.

Genre: Racing

The Yazuka Remastered Collection – January 28

From Yakuza 0 to Yakuza 6: The Song of Life, players can now experience the full story of The Dragon of Dojima, all on a single platform.

Console: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC

Publisher: Sega

Developer: Ryu Ga Gotoku Studios

Genre: Action