MARCH 2012 MOVIES
March 2nd (U.S. – Limited Release)
Working in a Boston homeless shelter, Nick Flynn (Paul Dano) re-encounters his father (Robert De Niro), a con man and self-proclaimed poet. Sensing trouble in his own life, Nick wrestles with the notion of reaching out yet again to his dad.
Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax
A 12-year-old boy (voice of Zac Efron) searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams (voice of Taylor Swift). To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax (voice of Danny DeVito), the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world. Additional voices by Betty White, Rob Riggle and Ed Helms.
3 high school seniors throw a birthday party to make a name for themselves. As the night progresses, things spiral out of control as word of the party spreads. Produced by Hangover director Todd Phillips.
Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie
March 3rd (Available VOD Jan 27th)
Two guys (Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim) get a billion dollars to make a movie, only to watch their dream run off course. In order to make the money back, they then attempt to revitalize a failing shopping mall. Appearances by John C. Reilly, Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis, Jeff Goldblum, Erica Durance, Will Forte and Ray Wise.
Transplanted to Mars, a Civil War vet (Taylor Ktisch) discovers a lush planet inhabited by 12-foot tall barbarians. Finding himself a prisoner of these creatures, he escapes, only to encounter a princess (Lynn Collins) who is in desperate need of a savior. Mark Strong, Bryan Cranston, Ciarán Hinds, Dominic West, Thomas Haden Church, James Purefoy, Polly Walker, Samantha Morton, and Willem Dafoe co-star.
Trapped inside her family’s lakeside retreat, a young woman (Elizabeth Olsen) descends into madness.
Think Like a Man
Four friends conspire to turn the tables on their women when they discover the ladies have been using Steve Harvey’s relationship advice against them. Meagan Good, Gabrielle Union, Taraji P. Henson, Michael Ealy, Chris Brown, Kevin Hart, Morris Chestnut, Regina Hall, J.B. Smoove, Romany Malco, Jerry Ferrara, Kelly Rowland, Wendy Williams, Terrence Jenkins and LaLa Vazquez star.
A Thousand Words
After stretching the truth on a deal with a spiritual guru, literary agent Jack McCall (Eddie Murphy) finds a Bodhi tree on his property. Its appearance holds a valuable lesson on the consequences of every word we speak.
21 Jump Street
A pair of underachieving cops (Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill) are sent back to a local high school to blend in and bring down a synthetic drug ring. Dave Franco, Ellie Kemper, Brie Larson, Ice Cube, Rob Riggle, DeRay Davis, and Johnny Depp co-star.
Casa de mi Padre
March 16th (U.S. – Limited Release)
Scheming on a way to save their father’s ranch, the Alvarez brothers find themselves in a war with Mexico’s most feared drug lord. Will Ferrell, Gael Garcia Bernal, Diego Luna, Nick Offerman, and Genesis Rodriguez star.
Jeff Who Lives at Home
March 16th (U.S.)
Dispatched from his basement room on an errand for his mother, slacker Jeff (Jason Segel) might discover his destiny (finally) when he spends the day with his brother (Ed Helms) as he tracks his possibly adulterous wife.
March 16th (U.S. Release)
After his wife is assaulted, a husband enlists the services of a vigilante group to help him settle the score. Nic Cage, Guy Pearce and January Jones star.
The Hunger Games
Set in a future where the Capitol selects a boy and girl from the twelve districts to fight to the death on live television, Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) volunteers to take her younger sister’s place for the latest match. Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson, Elizabeth Banks, Woody Harrelson, Stanely Tucci and Donald Sutherland co-star.
March 30th (U.S. – Limited Release; VOD on Feb 24th)
Labelled an outcast by his brainy family, a bouncer (Seann William Scott) overcomes long odds to lead a team of under performing misfits to semi-pro hockey glory, beating the crap out of everything that stands in his way. Jay Baruchel, Liev Schreiber and Eugene Levy co-star.
March 30th (U.S. – Limited Release)
Two children living in different countries are visited nightly by a faceless being who wants to take possession of them. Clive Owen and Carice van Houten star. Juan Carlos Fresnadillo (28 Weeks Later) directs.
The Pirates! Band of Misfits
March 30th (U.S.)
Pirate Captain sets out on a mission to defeat his rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz for the Pirate of the year Award. The quest takes Captain and his crew from the shores of Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London. Voice work by Hugh Grant, Brendan Gleeson, Jeremy Piven, Martin Freeman, David Tennant and Salma Hayek.
Wrath of the Titans
Perseus (Sam Worthington) embarks on a treacherous quest into the underworld to rescue Zeus (Liam Neeson), who has been targeted for capture by his traitorous son, Ares (Édgar Ramírez), and his brother, Hades (Ralph Fiennes).
An evil queen steals control of a kingdom and an exiled princess enlists the help of seven resourceful rebels to win back her birthright. Lily Collins, Julia Roberts, Armie Hammer, Nathan Lane, and Sean Bean star.