Once you’ve taken a look at this month’s offerings at the box office, it will be hard to deny how weird it is. The variety is somewhat nice but there’s just this mixed bag feel to it that makes it seem so disjointed. After several months of “themed” releases (Thanksgiving, Christmas and Valentine’s Day), it’s almost strange to come back to reality.
Friday March 6, 2015
Chappie – If you were a fan of Short Circuit in the 80s, you will probably do a double-take over this film that features a very similar storyline and main character. The plot follows an adorable robot who, despite his programming, will rely on his heart to find his way in the world. His ability to think and feel will forever change the relationship between humans and robots.
Unfinished Business – A routine business trip goes awry in the craziest of ways for one small business owner and his two associates. As they make their way to Europe, the inadvertently end up at a massive sex fetish event and a global economic summit. How’s that for diversifying your work portfolio?
Friday March 13, 2015
Cinderella – One of the oldest and most beloved romantic fairy tales is being reimagined (yet again!) in a live-action feature. Inspired by the 1950 Disney animated classic, fans will be dazzled all over again by familiar scenery but with a real-life twist for this new generation.
Friday March 20, 2015
The Divergent Series: Insurgent – The follow-up to Divergent (and the film adaptation of the second book in the series) sees Tris search futuristic Chicago for answers and allies as she and Four are now fugitives. The Erudite elite and their leader, Jeanine, will stop at nothing to track them down but Tris and Four are determined to uncover the truth about their pasts – and their future.
The Gunman – Suffering from PTSD, a former special forces soldier and military contractor embarks on a mission that takes him across Europe in an attempt to clear his name so that he can reconnect with a long-lost love.
Friday March 27, 2015
Home – Humans are forced to relocate when the alien race, Boov, settles on Earth. Amid the chaos, resourceful human woman, Tip, and banished Boov, Oh, unintentionally team up and set out on the road trip of a lifetime as two fugitives trying to avoid capture.
Get Hard – When millionaire hedge fund manager, James, is sentenced to jail time in San Quentin, he is given 30 days to get his affairs in order. Terrified of life behind bars, James turns to small business owner, Darnell, for help toughening up. The only thing is that James has incorrectly assumed that Darnell, a man who has never even received a parking ticket, can help him “get hard” for prison. During their adventures, each man learns how wrong they are about so many things and why it’s important to never judge a book by its cover.
Does anything stand out as particularly interesting this month? What are you planning to see? Share in the comments!