Spring is starting off with a bang and a month filled largely of action movies! Heroes and heroines alike will be starring on the big screen this month and fighting to save a friend, save themselves, save the world, and maybe even all three.
300: Rise of an Empire – 03/07
Pick a side and watch Greek history unfold right in front of your eyes as the plot follows the second Persian invasion of Greece. Fought largely on the sea and its borders, The Battle of Artemisium was a test between naval forces. This story focuses around Themistocles, Artemisia, and Xerxes, whose back-story and rise to succession is largely unveiled. 300: Rise of an Empire is the sequel to 300 and is based on “Xerxes” (unpublished) by Frank Miller. This action flick is sure to be a heart stopping, graphic, romance filled, fight to the finish.
Veronica Mars – 03/14
Based on The CW television series “Veronica Mars”, this big screen adaptation stars Kristen Bell. A teenaged private eye, Veronica moves to New York to start a new life, away from the all the action of her old one. That is, until her old flame Logan Echolls is accused of murder. Veronica must return to her small hometown, just in time to reluctantly attend her high school reunion, to save Logan. Mystery, action, and a touch of comedy, Veronica Mars is back in action but it might just cost her the new life she’s work so hard to build.
Divergent – 03/21
Set in a world where you are forced to find your place in a divided society at sixteen, Divergent stars Shailene Woodley as Beatrice who discovers her “special mind” means she has no pre-determined place to go. She then finds that people like her are considered a threat in the eyes of the government and therefore must be destroyed. Forced to hide, Beatrice makes a choice that will change her future and her sense of self forever. Based on the worldwide best selling book series, this action and romance packed film will keep you on the edge of your seat.
Muppets: Most Wanted – 03/21
Attention all families, Muppets: Most Wanted is sure to be a cinematic experience full of laughter from kids and adults alike! Contracted to do a world tour, The Muppets jet set off to perform around the world. However, they find themselves in the middle of a criminal mastermind’s plan to steal priceless jewels and frame Kermit for his crimes. Oh-no! Can The Muppets save Kermit and recover the jewels?
Noah – 03/28
The Biblical classic story of Noah’s Ark comes to life in Noah. Starring Russel Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, and Emma Watson, Noah is a thrilling, dramatic, adventure film that takes this favored tale to new heights. Noah has visions of a coming flood that intends to wipe the evil from mankind, by taking the world with it. In order to save his family, Noah builds an ark but those who doubt him will stand in his way making the journey to salvation incredibly difficult, maybe even impossible.
Action, drama, romance, and adventure dominate the big screen in a big way this month and are sure to leave audiences wanting more. Head here for Desert Star Cinema show times and move trailers!