Hunker down, grab some popcorn and wait for Spring to arrive from the comfort of your cinema seat. With so much to choose from, here’s just some of what you can look forward to at Picturehouse Cinemas this March.
Director: Wes Anderson. Starring: Edward Norton, Frances McDormand, Bill Murray. Duration: 100 min
Set in a dystopian future, Wes Anderson’s latest release is an animated extravaganza that sees dogs banished after a mysterious ‘canine flu’ sweeps through Megasaki City. Isles Of Dogs follows 12-year-old Atari as he embarks on a noble quest to find his beloved pooch, Spots, making some mongrel friends along the way and embarking on a journey that will decide the fate of the entire district. Featuring an all-star cast, Isle of Dogs sees Scarlett Johansson, Greta Gerwig, Courtney B. Vance and Liev Schreiber join the Anderson pack in this paw-some animation that’s already set tales wagging.
Previews across Picturehouse Cinemas take place on Saturday 25 March ahead of its release on Friday 30 March.Find your cinema and book tickets
Director: Lynne Ramsay. Starring: Ekaterina Samsonov, Joaquin Phoenix. Duration: 95 min
A brutal thriller like no other, You Were Never Really Here is a film that, like it’s director, defies convention. Having made waves at last year’s Cannes Film Festival, Joaquin Phoenix’s delivers a powerfully meditative portrayal of torment that has been hailed as a career-best. Guaranteed to pack a punch, this is a film that begs to be seen on the big screen and one that is sure to stay with you long after the credits have rolled.
Join us at Picturehouse Central on Friday 9 March, when we will be welcoming director Lynne Ramsay for a post-screening Q&A. You Were Never Really Here is in cinemas from Friday 9 March.Find your cinema and book tickets
Director: Wes Anderson. Starring: Frances McDormand, Bill Murray, Bruce Willis. Duration: 94 min
Because one Wes film is never enough. Whet your appetite ahead of Isle of Dog’s release with Wes Anderson’s heartfelt foray into the turmoils of pre-teen romance. Featuring some of the finest examples of composition and rectilinear shots in Wes Anderson’s catalogue, Moonrise Kingdom is a visual treat that will make you want to climb through the cinema screen and dance in your underwear on a beach to Françoise Hardy.
We ♥ Wes presents Moonrise Kingdom will be screening in various Picturehouse Cinemas on 19, 21 and 25 March.
Director: Michael Gracey. Starring: Michelle Williams, Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron. Duration: 105 min
With March comes Mother’s Day, and what better way to tell your mum you love her than by taking her along to a special sing-a-long screening of The Greatest Showman? Starring broadway veteran Hugh Jackman as show-business pioneer P. T. Barnum, the film charts one man’s rise from nothing to create a circus spectacle that would become a worldwide sensation. Warm up your singing voices, raise the curtains and hit the lights; this dazzling feel-good musical is guaranteed to have you dancing in the aisles – the perfect Mother’s Day treat!
The Greatest Showman Sing-a-long takes place across Picturehouse Cinemas on Sunday 11 MarchFind your local cinema and book now
Director: Steven Spielberg. Starring: Olivia Cooke, Tye Sheridan, Mark Rylance. Duration: 140 min
Spielberg’s latest big-screen blockbuster is a jaw-dropping adaptation of Ernest Cline’s bestseller of the same name. Set in dystopian 2045 Ohio, where the only escape is in the form of an expansive virtual reality universe called OASIS, we follow unlikely hero, Wade Watts, as he embarks on a virtual treasure hunt in a bid to win half a trillion dollars and control of the OASIS. Steeped in pop culture, Ready Player One is a tribute to the golden-age of the ‘80s like no other. Filled to the brim with with action, thrills, and suspense that will leave you on the edge of your seat, this is one quest we can’t wait to join.
Ready Player One is in cinemas from Thursday 29 March