2019 March Movies
- Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Set in 1995, Captain Marvel follows Carol Danvers, a former U.S. Air Force fighter pilot, as she turns into one of the galaxy's mightiest heroes and joins Starforce, an elite Kree military team, before returning home with new questions about her past and identity when the Earth is caught in the center of an intergalactic conflict between two alien worlds.
This is the 21st film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It was announced back in October 2014 and then the pieces fell into place. Brie Larson was cast in the titular role in 2016, a reveal that took place during Marvel's Hall H presentation at San Diego Comic-Con. Principal photography started in March 2018 and ran until July of that year. The character of Captain Marvel was teased during the Avengers: Infinity War post-credits scene, hinting at her importance in the franchise moving forward.
Carol Danvers made her first appearance in comics in March 1968.
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- Family, Fantasy
A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans a new venture, Dumbo and his friends discover dark secrets beneath its shiny veneer.
This is the latest in Disney's growing line of live-action remakes of their animated classics. It was officially announced in 2014, with Tim Burton hired as director in 2015. Principal photography commenced in July 2017, running until November of that year.
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- Sci-Fi, Adventure
In the near future, Todd Hewitt has been brought up to believe that a viral germ has killed all women in a colony world and unleashed Noise, the special ability to read people's and animals' minds. Later, he comes upon a patch of silence and soon discovers the source of the silence: a mysterious woman named Viola Eade. On the run, they learn more about the true history of the New World.
This film is based on the book by Patrick Ness. It's been in development since 2011, when Lionsgate acquired the rights to the novel. It didn't start to gain serious traction until 2016, when Doug Liman signed on to direct and Daisy Ridley agreed to star. Principal photography began in August 2017 and ran until November of that year. The film requires several weeks of reshoots, but it currently remains on track for its release date.
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- Thriller, Horror
Set in present day along the iconic Northern California coastline, Us stars Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o as Adelaide Wilson, a woman returning to her beachside childhood home with her husband, Gabe (Winston Duke), and their two children (Shahadi Wright Joseph, Evan Alex) for an idyllic summer getaway. Haunted by an unexplainable and unresolved trauma from her past and compounded by a string of eerie coincidences, Adelaide feels her paranoia elevate to high-alert as she grows increasingly certain that something bad is going to befall her family. After spending a tense beach day with their friends, the Tylers (Emmy winner Elisabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker, Cali Sheldon, Noelle Sheldon), Adelaide and her family return to their vacation home. When darkness falls, the Wilsons discover the silhouette of four figures holding hands as they stand in the driveway. Us pits an endearing American family against a terrifying and uncanny opponent: doppelgängers of themselves.
This is the second feature film directed by Jordan Peele, who achieved phenomenal success in 2017 with Get Out. A box office hit, Get Out was one of the year's top awards contenders, winning Peele Best Original Screenplay. It was also nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actor. Us was first announced shortly after Get Out and is set to begin filming in 2018 ahead of its 2019 release date.
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- Thriller, Sci-Fi
Set in a Chicago neighborhood nearly a decade after an occupation by an extra-terrestrial force, “Captive State” explores the lives on both sides of the conflict - the collaborators and dissidents.
Production began in Chicago in February 2017. Focus Features originally planned to release the film in theaters in August 2018, before pushing it back to 2019.
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- Drama, Comedy
After her anxiety-ridden mother disappears, 15-year-old Bee does everything she can to track her down, discovering her troubled past in the process.
This film is based on the book of the same name by Maria Semple. Annapurna Pictures and Color Force acquired the rights back in 2013, but Richard Linklater was not hired to direct until 2015. The cast slowly rounded into shape over the course of the next couple of years, and filming finally began in July 2017.
Originally, Where'd You Go, Bernadette was going to be a 2018 release, but continuously had its premiere pushed back. It's now set for March 2019.
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A rebellious stoner named Moondog lives life by his own rules.
This is the latest film from director Harmony Korine, who made Spring Breakers. McConaughey joined the project back in February 2017, with the rest of the principal cast signing on after that. Filming commenced in November 2017.
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- Drama, Romance
A pair of teenagers with life-threatening illnesses meet in a hospital and fall in love.
Principal photography on the film began in May 2018 and ran until June of that year.
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