March New Releases

New Releases Newsletter BannerMarch is jam-packed full of wonderful films! With plenty of Junior and YA titles, book adaptations and Non-Fiction favourites alongside all the regular highly anticipated releases – there’s more than enough to entertain everyone this month. Here are just some of the top picks that you could find in your local library this March.

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SDC_2407732_2019-07-2--00-14-56The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
PG | Adventure | Junior
 | Film
March 6
Young Clara needs a magical, one-of-a-kind key to unlock a box that contains a priceless gift. A golden thread leads her to the coveted key, but it soon disappears into a strange and mysterious parallel world. In that world, she meets a soldier named Phillip, a group of mice and the regents who preside over three realms. Clara and Phillip must now enter a fourth realm to retrieve the key and restore harmony to the unstable land.
Cast: Mackenzie Foy, Keira Knightley, Morgan Freeman

 

SDC_2408249_2019-05-2--00-15-01The Grinch
G | Animated | Junior | Film
March 20
The Grinch and his loyal dog, Max, live a solitary existence inside a cave on Mount Crumpet. When the Whos decide to make Christmas bigger and brighter, the disgruntled Grinch realizes there is one way to gain peace and quiet. With help from Max, the green grump hatches a scheme to pose as Santa Claus, steal Christmas and silence the Whos’ holiday cheer once and for all.

Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Cameron Seely, Rashida Jones

 

SDC_2409162_2019-13-2--00-14-54Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
PG | Animated | Junior | Film
March 27
Best Animated Feature (Academy Awards)
Miles Morales is a New York teen struggling with school, friends and, on top of that, being the new Spider-Man. When he comes across Peter Parker, the erstwhile saviour of New York, in the multiverse, Miles must train to become the new protector of his city.

Cast: Shameik Moore, Jake Johnson, Hailee Steinfeld

 

SDC_2407569_2019-02-1--10-08-54Ralph Breaks the Internet (Wreck-It Ralph 2)
PG | Animated | Junior | Film
March 27
Taking place six years after saving the arcade from Turbo’s vengeance, the Sugar Rush arcade cabinet has broken, forcing Ralph and Vanellope to travel to the Internet via the newly-installed Wi-Fi router in Litwak’s Arcade to retrieve the piece capable of saving the game.

Cast: John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Gal Gadot

 

SDC_2406092_2019-26-1--00-15-22Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
M| Drama | YA | Film
March 13
Making good on his threat, Grindelwald escapes custody and has set about gathering followers, most unsuspecting of his true agenda: to raise pure-blood wizards up to rule over all non-magical beings. In an effort to thwart Grindelwald’s plans, Albus Dumbledore enlists his former student Newt Scamander, who agrees to help, unaware of the dangers that lie ahead.

Cast: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Johnny Depp

 

SDC_2408585_2019-07-2--00-14-58Mortal Engines
M | Science Fiction | YA | Film
March 20
Hundreds of years after civilisation was destroyed by a cataclysmic event, a mysterious young woman, Hester Shaw, emerges as the only one who can stop London–now a giant, predator city on wheels–from devouring everything in its path.

Cast: Hera Hilmar, Robert Sheehan, Hugo Weaving  

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Creed IISDC_2407990_2019-02-2--00-14-51
M | Drama | Adult | Film
March 6
Life has become a balancing act for Adonis Creed. Between personal obligations and training for his next big fight, he is up against the challenge of his life. Facing an opponent with ties to his family’s past only intensifies his impending battle in the ring. Rocky Balboa is there by his side through it all and, together, Rocky and Adonis will confront their shared legacy, question what’s worth fighting for and discover that nothing’s more important than family.
Cast: Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson

 

Robin HoodSDC_2407549_2019-06-2--00-15-12
M | Adventure | Adult | Film
March 13
Returning home from the Crusades, Robin of Loxley finds his country oppressed by the evil Sheriff of Nottingham. With the help of Moorish warrior Little John, Robin transforms into the heroic outlaw Robin Hood, taking up arms to fight the sheriff and win the heart of his love, Maid Marian.

Cast:  Taron Egerton, Jamie Foxx, Ben Mendelsohn

 

Beautiful BoySDC_2409770_2019-24-1--00-15-09
MA15+ | Drama | Adult | Film
March 13
Based on two memoirs, one from acclaimed journalist David Sheff and one from his son, Nic Sheff. As Nic repeatedly relapses, the Sheffs’ are faced with the harsh reality that addiction is a disease that does not discriminate and can hit any family at any time.

Cast: Steve Carell, Timothee Chalamet, Maura Tierney, Jack Dylan Grazer

 

AnnihilationSDC_2409785_2018-30-12--00-15-07
MA15+ | Science Fiction | Adult | Film
March 20
Biologist and former soldier Lena is shocked when her missing husband comes home near death from a top-secret mission into The Shimmer, a mysterious quarantine zone no one has ever returned from. Now, Lena and her elite team must enter a beautiful, deadly world of mutated landscapes and creatures, to discover how to stop the growing phenomenon that threatens all life on Earth.
Cast: Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tessa Thompson

 

Sorry to Bother YouSDC_2409165_2019-02-2--00-14-51
MA15+ | Comedy | Adult | Film
March 27
In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, black telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success, which propels him into a macabre universe of “powercalling” that leads to material glory. As his friends and co-workers organize in protest of corporate oppression, Cassius falls under the spell of his company’s cocaine-snorting CEO Steve Lift, who offers him a salary beyond his wildest dreams.
Cast: Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Jermaine Fowler

 

Lean on PeteSDC_2409813_2019-05-2--00-15-02
M | Drama | Adult | Film
March 27
Fifteen-year-old Charley Thompson arrives in Portland, Oregon with his single father Ray, both eager for a fresh start after a series of hard knocks. While Ray descends into personal turmoil, Charley finds acceptance and camaraderie at a local racetrack where he lands a job caring for an aging quarter horse named Lean on Pete.

Cast: Charlie Plummer, Amy Seimetz, Travis Fimmel 

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SDC_2409502_2018-22-12--00-14-57Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda
PG | Documentary | Adult | Non-Fiction
March 6
From techno-pop stardom to Oscar-winning film composer, the evolution of his music has coincided with his life journeys. Following Fukushima, Sakamoto became an iconic figure in Japan‘s social movement against nuclear power. As Sakamoto returns to music following a cancer diagnosis, his haunting awareness of life crises leads to a resounding new masterpiece. Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda is an intimate portrait of both the artist and the man.

 

SDC_2409490_2018-22-12--00-14-59I Used to be Normal: A Boyband Fangirl Story
PG | Documentary | Adult | Non-Fiction
March 6
Filmed over four years and spanning three generations, this intimate coming of age story follows a diverse group of women who have had their lives dramatically changed by their boyband obsessions. These four women must navigate the challenges of relationships, family, sexuality and faith, while constantly grappling with all the problems and contradictions that are part of being in love with a boyband.

 

SDC_2409508_2019-26-1--00-15-15Free Solo
M | Documentary | Adult | Non-Fiction
March 20
Best Documentary – Feature (Academy Awards)
A stunning, intimate and unflinching portrait of free solo climber Alex Honnold, as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: scaling the face of the world’s most famous rock–the 3,200-foot El Capitan in Yosemite National Park–without a rope. Renowned filmmakers E. Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin capture the death-defying climb with exquisite artistry and masterful, vertigo-inducing camerawork.

 

 

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