A guy relies on his newly-acquired gladiator skills to save his ex-girlfriend from kidnappers. Miles is a video game developer who inadvertently becomes the next participant in a real-life death match that streams online. While Miles soon excels at running away from everything, that won’t help him outlast Nix, a killer at the top of her game. Directing by Jason Lei Howden. Staring Daniel Radcliffe, Samara Weaving and Rhys Darby.
12 March: Military Wives
A group of women in England whose partners are away serving in Afghanistan form a choir and quickly find themselves at the centre of a media sensation and global movement. Inspired by the global phenomenon of military wives choirs, the story celebrates a band of misfit women who form their group on a military base.
15 March: Zodiac
David Fincher’s masterpiece of sustained tension deftly shows there’s more than one way to lose your life to a killer. Based on Robert Graysmith’s true crime tome, Zodiac follows a team of police investigators and newspaper reporters as they doggedly chase leads and slowly put together the pieces of the notorious mystery as their years-long search pushes past the point of personal obsession. A large ensemble cast shines with Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo, and Robert Downey Jr. providing career-best performances. Showing at Hollywood Avondale.
19 March: A Quiet Place Part II
A Quiet Place Part II is an upcoming American horror film and sequel to the 2018 hit. The Abbott family must now face the terrors of the outside world as they fight for survival in silence. Forced to venture into the unknown, they realise that the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats that lurk beyond the sand path. Starring Emily Blunt, Cillian Murphy.
20 March: Eraserhead
David Lynch’s Eraserhead is a dream of dark and troubling things telling of a man named Henry, who lives surrounded by an industrial otherworld. He is thrust into a horrific nightmare when his wife gives birth to a monstrous mutant child. A nightmare vision of love, sex, parenthood, and the nuclear family, rendered in remarkably textured black-and-white images and startling, unsettling sound. It has become an enduring classic of both the cult and ‘culturally significant’ varieties. Showing at Hollywood Avondale.
26 March: Radioactive
The incredible, true story of Marie Curie (Pike) and her groundbreaking scientific achievements. In Paris, 1893, Marie meets fellow scientist Pierre Curie (Riley). The pair go on to marry, raise two daughters and change the face of science forever by jointly winning the Nobel Prize for the discovery of radium in 1903. Marie Curie was the first female scientist to win the esteemed prize. Starring: Rosamund Pike, Sam Riley.