Video preview: films not to miss at the cinema in March 2018
PUBLISHED: 13:02 01 March 2018 | UPDATED: 13:02 01 March 2018
Take a sneak peek at the top must-watch movies coming to Norfolk’s cinemas this March, including Red Sparrow, Game Night, Tomb Raider, A Wrinkle in Time and Pacific Rim Uprising.
FULL LIST OF WHAT’S ON THE BIG SCREEN IN MARCH 2018
Red Sparrow (March 1) — Jennifer Lawrence plays a ballerina turned Russian spy who falls for a veteran CIA operative and is forced to become a trained seductress and double agent.
Game Night (March 2) — A murder mystery party spirals out of control for ganes mad couple Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams in this comedy-thriller.
Monster Family (March 2) — Dracula (voiced by Jason Issacs) transforms an unsuspecting family into famous monstrosities including Frankenstein and a werewolf in the computer-animated adventure.
Gringo (March 9) — David Oyelowo plays an American businessman who unknowingly blunders into the Mexican criminal underworld in madcap caper.
Walk Like A Panther (March 9) — A group of 1980s wrestlers are forced to squeeze back into lycra once last time when their beloved local pub is threatened with closure in the feelgood British comedy.
Mom and Dad (March 9) — A teenage girl and her little brother must survive a wild 24 hours with parents from hell Nicolas Cage and Selma Blair in twisted horror.
Wonder Wheel (March 9) — Kate Winslet in Woody Allen’s period drama in which four peoples’ lives intertwine amid the hustle and bustle of the Coney Island amusement park in the 1950s.
You Were Never Really Here (March 9) — Lynne Ramsay dark, brutal adaptation of Jonathan Ames’s novel with a bulked up Joaquin Phoenix channelling Travis Bickle to play a hit-man hired to free a young woman from a pedophile ring.
Mary Magdalene (March 16) — Rooney Mara takes on the role the woman who followed Jesus, witnessed the crucifixion but became known as a fallen woman, in Lion director Garth Davis Bibical film. Joaquin Phoenix plays Jesus.
Peter Rabbit (March 16) — An animation-live action hybrid nominally based on the 115-year-old Beatrix Potter character, voiced by James Corden. Potter famously refused to sell the rights to Walt Disney, so whether she’d approve is doubtful.
Tomb Raider (March 16) — Alicia Vikander takes on the role that made Angelina Jolie a superstar, as Lara searches for her adventurer father’s last-known destination before he disappeared, a mythical island off Japan.
The Square (March 16) — Force Majeure director Ruben Östlund’s Cannes Palme d’Or winning satire about an art museum curator who falls down a rabbit hole of bizarre consequences after he seeks revenge for a mugging.
A Wrinkle in Time (March 23) — After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space to find him in Disney sci-fi adventure starring Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon.
Pacific Rim: Uprising (March 23) — Rebellious pilot Jake Pentecost and his estranged sister lead a new generation of fighters against otherworldly monsters bent on destroying humanity in sequel not directed by Guillermo del Toro.
Proud Mary (March 23) — Gritty thriller about a hit woman working for an organised crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy when a professional hit goes bad.
Unsane (March 23) — Steven Soderbergh’s psychological horror-thriller starring The Crown’s Claire Foy as a young woman committed to a mental institution, but are her terrors real or delusion?
Ready Player One (March 29) — Steven Spielberg directs this futurist adventure based on the sci-fi scavenger-hunt novel by Ernest Cline. Tye Sheridan plays a teen in 2045, when the world has become a ruin due to overpopulation and economic collapse.
Blockers (March 30) — Seth Rogen starring comedy about parents who launch a covert one-night operation to stop their daughters’ pact to lose their virginity at prom.
Isle of Dogs (March 30) — Wes Anderson returns to quirky stop-motion animation for the first time since Fantastic Mr Fox with story of five dogs quarantined on a remote island in the Japan until a boy shows up looking for his dog, and they agree to help.
Journeyman (March 30) — Paddy Considine writes, directs and stars in drama about a boxer Matty Burton who suffers a serious head injury during a fight and must deal with the impact on his marriage and family.
Midnight Sun (March 30) — Romantic tearjerker about 17-year-old Katie Price (Bella Thorne), sheltered at home since childhood with a rare genetic condition, a life-threatening sensitivity to sunlight.
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