Kung Fu Panda 3 plus lots more…
Popcorn Cinema Show takes a look at the Movie Releases This Week (March 11 2016) for the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand at the cinema, plus all the weeks film news. So what’s out? Well coming to the UK cinemas this week are The Witch and Kung Fu Panda 3.
Meanwhile in the US we have the thriller 10 Cloverfield Lane but first lets start with the weeks most interesting movie news.
Schwarzenegger in new Predator movie?
According to an article on Digital Spy Arnold Schwarzenegger says he is due to have a meeting with Shane Black who is making a new or rebooted Predator film. As to what role he may play is anyone’s guess but what would be the point of a cameo.
Schwarzenegger says in the article that he is also in talks about Conan “If there is any news, we’ll of course let you know right away. There’s also a meeting coming up soon about Conan, about the project moving forward.”
We will keep an eye on both of these stories and update you when the meetings have taken place.
Robert Englund in new Horror movie?
The Wrap.com report that Robert Englund aka Freddy Krueger from the Nightmare on Elm Street film is due to appear in a new horror movie The Midnight Man. Midnight Man is based on an old Pagan ritual called The Midnight Game.
Englund of course has a long association with the horror genre with movies such as Wishmaster, The Mangler as well as many other smaller budget film.
Love films then take a look at our Blu-ray review of Magnum Force
Cinema Releases 11 March 2016
Kung Fu Panda 3 (Animated Adventure)
- Released 11th March 2016 UK (PG) 95 Mins
- Jack Black; Angelina Jolie; Dustin Hoffman
Pois back and so is his long-lost panda father, together they must face a supernatural threat.
Kung Fu Panda 3 movie trailer
The Divergent Series: Allegiant (Action Adventure Sci-fi)
- Released 11th March 2016 UK (12A) 121 Mins
- Shailene Woodley; Miles Teller; Theo James
This is the third instalment of the Divergent series. Following on from the revelations of INSURGENT, Tris has to escape along with Four going beyond the wall enclosing Chicago. For the first time ever, they will leave the city and of course their families.
The Witch (Horror)
- Released 11th March 2016 UK (15) 93 Mins
- Anya Taylor Joy ; Ralph Ineson ; Kate Dickie ; Harvey Scrimshaw ; Ellie Grainger ; Lucas Dawson ; Julian Richings ; Bathsheba Garnett
New England circa 1630, when a farmer is cast out of his colonial plantation he is forced to move his family to a remote plot of land on the edge of a forest that is rumoured to be controlled by witches.
Straight away strange things begin to happen, such as the animals turning violent, the crops failing , and most worrying of all one of the children disappears and then returns seemingly possessed by an evil spirit.
Fifty Shades of Black (Comedy)
- Released 11th March 2016 UK (15) 92 Mins
- Kali Hawk; Marlon Wayans; Jane Seymour
An college student meets a wealthy businessman whose sexual practices put a strain on their relationship.
The Brothers Grimsby (Comedy)
- Released 11th March 2016 US (R) 83 Mins
- Sacha Baron Cohen ; Mark Strong : Penélope Cruz ; Isla Fisher ; Rebel Wilson
When an assignment forces a spy to team up with his football hooligan brother all hell breaks loose.
10 Cloverfield Lane (Thriller)
- Released 11th March 2016 US (PG-13) 103 Mins
- Mary Elizabeth Winstead ; John Goodman ; John Gallagher Jr. ; Mat Vairo ; Cindy Hogan ; Jamie Clay
Following a car accident, a young woman awakes to find herself in the basement with a man who claims to of saved her life from a chemical attack that has left the outside uninhabitable.
The Young Messiah (Drama)
- Released 11th March 2016 US (PG-13) 111 Mins
- Adam Greaves-Neal ; Sean Bean ; David Bradley ; Lee Boardman ; Jonathan Bailey ; David Burke
The story of Jesus Christ at age seven as he along with his family depart Egypt to return to Nazareth.
The Perfect Match (Romantic Comedy)
- Released 11th March 2016 US (R) 91 Mins
- Terrence J ; Cassie Ventura ; Donald Faison ; Dascha Polanco ; Robert Christopher Riley ; Lauren London ; Joe Pantoliano ; Paula Patton ; Draya Michele
Playboy Charlie does not believe in relationships, however his two best friends bet him if he manages to stick to one woman for a month he will see the errors of his ways.
Movie Releases Down Under
10 Cloverfield Lane
Released AU / NZ 10th March 2016 103 Mins (Thriller)
A Bigger Splash
Released NZ 10th March 2016 124 Mins (Crime Drama)
Released AU/ NZ 10th October 2015 83 Mins (Action Comedy)
Released AU 10th March 2016 85 Mins (Drama)
Top 10 Box Office Films
US Box Office
- London Has Fallen
- Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
- Gods of Egypt
- Kung Fu Panda 3
- The Revenant
- Eddie the Eagle
- The Witch
UK Box Office
- London Has Fallen
- Hail, Caesar!
- Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip
- How To Be Single
- The Revenant
- Manon Lescaut – Met Opera 2016 (Opera)
- The Other Side of the Door
That’s the weeks new releases with Kung Fu Panda 3 being the weeks big release.
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