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Amy Gene O'Leary holds a degree in Sport Communication – Broadcasting from Indiana University. Born and raised a Hoosier, she currently works for an event technology company in downtown Indianapolis. When she isn’t busy assisting people with their events, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, shopping, and entertaining.

March Movie Preview

As we head into a new month, new movies are also arriving. If you are looking for something to do, head to the theaters and check out one of the movies below.

(Photo Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures)

(Photo Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures)

 

Jack the Giant Slayer

An ancient war is reignited when a young man unlocks the door from our world to a world of giants. Jack (Nicholas Hoult) is suddenly thrown into the battle to stop the giants, fight for a kingdom, and of course, the love of a princess.

Release Date: March 1, 2013
Director: Bryan Singer
Starring: Nicholas Hoult, Stanley Tucci, Ewan McGregor

 

 

 

(Photo Credit: Walt Disney Pictures)

(Photo Credit: Walt Disney Pictures)

 

 

Oz: The Great and Powerful

Oscar (James Franco) is thrown into a world he could only imagine as he suddenly lands in Oz.  He comes across three witches Theodora (Mila Kunis), Glinda (Michelle Williams), and Evanora (Rachel Weisz) who all begin to wonder if he is the wizard they are expecting. Oscar must determine who is good and who is bad, all while pretending he is the great wizard the people have been waiting on.

Release Date: March 8, 2013
Director: Sam Raimi
Starring: James Franco, Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz, Mila Kunis

 

 

(Photo Credit: Muse Productions)

(Photo Credit: Muse Productions)

 

Spring Breakers

When four girls realize they don’t have enough money for Spring Break, but are all craving an adventure, they come up with an idea and quickly realize just how far they are willing to go for a good time. Candy (Vanessa Hudgens), Brit (Ashley Benson), Cotty (Rachel Korine), and Faith (Selena Gomez) push the boundaries and get caught up with a flashy rapper, Alien (James Franco) in the movie Spring Breakers.

Release Date: March 15, 2013
Director: Harmony Korine
Starring: Vanessa Hudgens, Selena Gomez, Ashley Benson, Rachel Korine, James Franco

 

(Photo Credit: 20th Century Fox)

(Photo Credit: 20th Century Fox)

 

 

The Croods

The Crood’s family cave is destroyed and they are forced to head out on an adventure, together. The whole family heads out in search of a new home. As they come across Guy (Ryan Reyonlds), they find out he is exactly the person they need to give them the courage to step outside their boundaries into the unknown. In the animated movie The Croods, a family discovers just what they need to survive.

Release Date: March 22, 2013
Directors: Kirk De Micco, Chris Sanders
Starring: Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds, Emma Stone

 

 

(Photo Credit:Focus Features)

(Photo Credit:Focus Features)

 

Admission

Portia (Tina Fey), an admissions counselor at Princeton University, has some unexpected occurrences within her career and personal life. Taken back as she falls for an old classmate, John (Paul Rudd), she also learns that the son she gave up for adoption may be the college-bound student John had previously introduced to her. Portia learns a lot about herself and love in the comedy Admission.

Release Date: March 22, 2013
Director: Paul Weitz
Starring: Tina Fey, Paul Rudd, Nat Wolff

 

(Photo Credit: Millennium Films)

(Photo Credit: Millennium Films)

 

 

Olympus Has Fallen

When the White House and President are captured by a terrorist, a former Presidential guard finds himself trapped in the middle of the complex situation. Using his former knowledge Mike Banning (Gerard Butler) leads the national security team in the quest to take back the White House and save the President.

Release Date: March 22, 2013
Director: Antoine Fuqua
Starring: Gerard Butler, Angela Bassett, Robert Forster, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman

 

 

(Photo Credit: Paramount Pictures)

(Photo Credit: Paramount Pictures)

 

 

G.I. Joe: Retaliation

In the sequel, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, the G.I. Joes fight their enemy Cobra but are also forced to fight against framed crimes and threats from the government. All of the battles the G.I. Joes face could potentially jeopardize their very being.

Release Date: March 29, 2013
Director: Jon M. Chu
Starring: Channing Tatum, Dwayne Johnson, Ray Park, Bruce Willis

 

 

(Photo Credit: Focus Features)

(Photo Credit: Focus Features)

 

 

The Place Beyond The Pines

Motorcycle stunt performer Luke (Ryan Gosling) reconnects with a girl from his past, only to discover that she had given birth to their son. To provide for his son he turns to robbing banks, a decision which puts him in the mix of a new cop and a corrupt detective. The Place Beyond The Pines is a drama that displays the strength of relationships.

Release Date: March 29, 2013
Director: Derek Cianfrance
Starring: Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, Eva Mendes

 

 

(Photo Credit: Open Road Films)

(Photo Credit: Open Road Films)

 

The Host

Melanie Stryder’s (Saoirse Ronan) memory is in jeopardy when her body is invaded with a parasitic alien soul. These enemies begin to take over Earth as they take over human bodies and erase their memories. But Melanie may be strong enough to resist the change. Melanie forms a bond with her host and attempts to save other humans. The Host is a science fiction thriller that is based off Stephenie Meyer’s novel.

Release Date: March 29, 2013
Director: Andrew Niccol
Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Diane Kruger, William Hurt, Max Irons

 

 

 

 

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