[Movie News] In Theaters This Week – March 22, 2024

The Academy Awards may have come and gone this past weekend, but that just means it’s time for a whole new crop of movies to come and capture our hearts and minds. This weekend sees the release of a thriller about a live television broadcast in 1977 that went horribly wrong leading evil being unleashed in the nation’s living rooms, a film about an aspiring toy designer from El Salvador struggling to bring his unusual idea to life in New York, a new installment in the Ghostbusters series of films, a documentary about legendary actor William Shatner, and much more!

Christspiracy (PG-13)

The moral dimension of humanity’s interaction with nonhuman animals and the industries that profit from their exploitation, as informed by world religions. A historical explanation of how the current global situation came to be.

Directed by Kip Andersen, Kameron Waters

Starring: Kip Andersen, Kameron Waters ,Melanie Joy, Michael Beckwith, James D. Tabor

Release date: March 20


Follows Jules, who is targeted in a horrific homophobic attack, destroying his life and career. Some time after that event he encounters Preston, one of his attackers, in a gay sauna. He wants revenge.

Directed by Sam H. Freeman, Ng Choon Ping

Starring: George MacKay, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Aaron Heffernan, John McCrea, Antonia Clarke

Release date: March 22

Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire (PG-13)

When the discovery of an ancient artifact unleashes an evil force, Ghostbusters new and old must join forces to protect their home and save the world from a second ice age.

Directed by Gil Kenan

Starring: Mckenna Grace, Annie Potts, Carrie Coon, Paul Rudd, Bill Murray

Release date: March 22

Immaculate (R)

Cecilia, a woman of devout faith, is warmly welcomed to the picture-perfect Italian countryside where she is offered a new role at an illustrious convent. But it becomes clear to Cecilia that her new home harbors dark and horrifying secrets.

Directed by Michael Mohan

Starring: Sydney Sweeney, Álvaro Morte, Simona Tabasco, Benedetta Porcaroli, Giorgio Colangeli

Release date: March 22

Late Night with the Devil (R)

A live television broadcast in 1977 goes horribly wrong, unleashing evil into the nation’s living rooms.

Directed by Cameron Cairnes, Colin Cairnes

Starring: David Dastmalchian, Laura Gordon, Ian Bliss, Fayssal Bazzi, Ingrid Torello

Release date: March 22

Luca (PG)

On the Italian Riviera, an unlikely but strong friendship grows between a human being and a sea monster disguised as a human.

Directed by Enrico Casarosa

Starring: Jacob Tremblay, Jack Dylan Grazer, Emma Berman, Saverio Raimondo, Maya Rudolph

Release date: (Originally released 2021) March 22

Peter Five Eight

A seemingly glamorous real estate agent in a small mountain community is revealed to be an unhinged alcoholic with a dark secret when a charismatic man in black shows up one day at the behest of his shadowy boss.

Directed by Michael Zaiko Hall

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Rebecca De Mornay, Jet Jandreau, Jake Weber, Michael Emery

Release date: March 22

Problemista (R)

Alejandro is an aspiring toy designer from El Salvador struggling to bring his unusual ideas to life in NY. As time runs out on his work visa, a job assisting an erratic art-world outcast becomes his only hope to stay in the country.

Directed by Julio Torres

Starring: Julio Torres, Tilda Swinton, RZA, Isabella Rossellini, Catalina Saavedra

Release date: March 22

Riddle of Fire (PG-13)

Three mischievous children embark on a woodland odyssey when their mother sends them on an errand.

Directed by Weston Razooli

Starring: Lio Tipton, Charles Halford, Weston Razooli, Lorelei Olivia Mote, Austin Archer

Release date: March 22

Sleeping Dogs (R)

An ex-homicide detective (Russell Crowe) with memory loss is forced to solve a brutal murder, only to uncover chilling secrets from his forgotten past.

Directed by Adam Cooper

Starring: Russell Crowe, Karen Gillan, Marton Csokas, Tommy Flanagan, Kelly Greyson

Release date: March 22

You Can Call Me Bill (PG-13)

An intimate portrait of William Shatner’s personal journey over nine decades on this Earth, You Can Call Me Bill strips away all the masks he has worn to embody countless characters, and reveals the man behind it all.

Directed by Aleandre O. Philippe

Starring: William Shatner

Release date: March 22

What new movies are you looking forward to seeing this weekend?

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