10 movies to see in March 2016


Directed by: John Carney
Starring: Jack Reynor, Aidan Gillen, Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Lucy Boynton, Maria Doyle Kennedy
Release Date: 17th March
In Dublin of the 1980s, Conor finds himself sent to a new school – the Christian Brothers’ school on Dublin’s Synge Street – after his family runs into financial trouble. While trying to impress Raphina, Connor tells her he is in a band, and finds himself having to reverse engineer one when she agrees to be in their music video.


Directed by: Rachael Moriarty and Peter Murphy
Starring: Killian Scott, John Bradley, Peter O’Meara, Barry keoghan
Release Date: 11th March
After the company they work for loses €14 billion overnight, Harry (Killian Scott) and Vernon (John Bradley) find themselves unemployed and desperate. Vernon, however, has a plan. Named ‘Trading’ the plan involves two consenting adults cashing in all their belongings then engaging in a winner take all fight to the death. Although Harry becomes all too good at Trading, he soon has people gearing up to take him down.


Directed by: Byron Howard and Rich Moore
Starring: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba, Jenny Slate
Release Date: 25th March
Zootropolis plays with the classical Disney idea of anthropomorphic animals; the film is set in a fantastic world where humans never happened, and animals have designed and built their own cities. The film sees a cunning fox named Nick Wilde team up with a bunny cop called Judy to race against time and solve a missing mammal case.


Directed by: Babak Najafi
Starring: Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett, Charlotte Riley
Release Date: 3rd March
In this sequel to ‘Olympus Has Fallen’, the leaders of the most powerful countries in the world attend the UK Prime Minister’s funeral in London, and the event is one of the most protected to ever take place. Of course, this does not stop the criminals, and when the President of the United States is threatened once more, it is up to Agent Mike Banning to save the day.


Directed by: Dan Trachtenberg
Starring: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Goodman, Mat Vairo, Cindy Hogan
Release Date: 18th March
After surviving a car accident, Michelle wakes up in a cellar, unable to remember how she got there. Although the owner of the house tells her that they are some of the few survivors of a chemical attack that decimated the earth, Michelle decides to take her chances and try to escape.