New movie releases this March you won’t want to miss

Following an exciting start to the year with new releases in the cinema of January and February, here is what March has to offer.

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Note these dates in your calendar and start booking your tickets, because here is what is being released this month.

1 March – Dune: Part 2

The first part of the franchise, adapted from the 1965 novel by Frank Herbert, was a box office hit.

The exciting science-fiction grossed over twice the budget and was received as a success by the audience.

Starring the talented Timothee Chalamet as Paul Atreides, alongside Zendaya as Chani, the cast returns for Dune: Part 2.

The second installment will follow on from the story of the first with protagonist Paul leading the peace for the people of Arrakis.

As of the first of the month, Dune: Part 2 will be in cinemas so make sure to book your tickets ASAP!

1 March – Lisa Frankenstein

Rivaling Dune: Part 2 for it release date on Friday, March 1, funky new film Lisa Frankenstein is one to see.

Directed by daughter of the late Robin Williams, Zelda Williams has certainly taken after her father as she continues to expand her works.

Lisa Frankenstein is a retelling of the infamous novel by Mary Shelley, following the outcast scientist and the subsequent monster.

With a female twist, mad creator Frankenstein is played by newcomer Kathryn Newton and Cole Sprouse as “The Creature”.

The comedy provides a fantastic, funky twist on the 1818 original, and will be well worth a watch!

8 March – Imaginary 

If the rest of the list isn’t spooky enough for you, perhaps this supernatural horror will do just the trick.

Directed by Jeff Wadlow, the story follows a woman returning to a very sinister imaginary friend from her childhood.

The spooky showing will be released in early March and will make you rethink all of your childhood memories.

8 March – A Quiet Place: Day One

Another thrilling release, the prequel of the hit film series A Quiet Place expands on the very start.

The usual cast has been replaced, this time featuring Stranger Things’ Joseph Quinn, Lupita Nyong’o (Us) and Alex Wolff (Hereditary).

The familiar horror-starring cast and success of the rest of the franchise will be sure to make A Quiet Place: Day One a popular cinema choice.

22 March – Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire

If the weather isn’t making you feel cold enough, the newest of the Ghostbuster remakes certainly will.

In this installment of the generation-wide popular franchise, the Ghostbuster team find their city freezing solid.

For all the OG fans, Frozen Empire will feature the original Ghostbuster cast of Bill Murray as Pete Venkman, Ernie Hudson as Winston Zeddemore and Dan Aykroyd as Ray Stanz.

Alongside the new cast of Mckenna Grace and Finn Wolfhard, the newest film is a must watch for Ghostbuster fans old and new.

22 March – Immaculate 

Another harrowing horror, Michael Mohan’s Immaculate takes place in the charming Italian countryside, with a storyline that is anything but.

A drastic switch in genre from Sydney Sweeney’s recent role in romantic comedy Anyone But You, she portrays American nun Cecilia.

Watch as the horror unfolds as she is invited into a convent to embark on her duties, learning not all is what it seems.

If psychological thrillers are your thing, watch out for the ticket release of Immaculate.

29 March – Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire 

The action film is a highly anticipated release for fans of the two successful characters, Godzilla and King Kong.

Following the 2021 release of Godzilla vs. Kong, the battle between the giant gorilla Kong and the ravenous reptile Godzilla continues, but perhaps the two face an ever bigger threat.

The film is set to be action-packed, with lore from the franchises to tie together fans of the past films.

There is a lot of choice in the cinema this March, from science fiction familiars to spooky supernatural horrors.

Which film will you be booking your front-row seats for?

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