By Brendan Lee
Woman at War – March 1
Delivering quirky black comedy in true-to-form Icelandic style, Woman at War tells the story of Halla, a lovely choir-master by day and a DIY eco-terrorist by night. Premiering in 2018 in festivals such as Cannes and TIFF, it’s a perfect blend of funny, brutal, and hopeful activism.
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind – March 1
Best known for his Academy Award-nominated role in 12 Years a Slave, Chiwetel Ejiofor tries his hand at Writing/Directing, and does so with marked passion. The Netflix-distributed film is based on the memoir of the same name, and tells the story of a young boy who builds a wind turbine for his village.
Captain Marvel – March 7
With Marvel’s first female-led film (finally!), comes the story of Carol Danvers, a former American fighter pilot who becomes the Earth’s best chance at survival when caught in the middle of an intergalactic war. The film stars Brie Larson, Lee Pace, and was penned by Detective Pikachu screenwriter, Nicole Perlman.
Captive State – March 15
John Goodman plays evil again, aliens designed with an eye for post-modern realism invade earth, and 10 years later, the people must overcome. From the Writer/Director of Rise of the Planet of the Apes comes a post-apocalyptic sci-fi thriller that looks to be a mix of Arrival, District 9, and Independence Day all in one.
Us – March 22
There’s nowhere to run this time, no place to hide. The monsters have invaded the living room, they sit at the dinner table, they scratch behind the mirror… The monsters are Us. Jordan Peele’s highly anticipated follow-up to last years Oscar-winner, Get Out, tells a dark tale of monstrous doppelgangers, and emanates with uncanny, satire-horror vibes.this month in film