IBTimes UK film critic Amy West gives you the low-down on the hottest movies set to be released in cinemas this March.

Hail, Caesar!

The latest from director duo Joel and Ethan Coen, Hail, Caesar! is a 50s-set comedy revolving around a series of mishaps plaguing the Hollywood film industry. Josh Brolin plays Eddie Mannix, a studio fixer tasked with keeping production at the Dream Factory running.

The caper sees Mannix tasked with finding Baird Whitlock (George Clooney), the biggest movie star of the day, who has suddenly vanished during filming of the studio's latest prestige picture, Hail, Caesar!


Eccentric director and screenwriter Charlie Kaufmann returns for his first feature since 2009's Synecdoche, New York. An animated film, Anomalisa follows a lonely self-help author (voiced by David Thewlis) who struggles to connect to anyone until he meets a unique woman (Jennifer Jason Leigh) on his travels.

Nominated for best animated feature at this year's Oscars, the |Kickstarter-funded movie has already received acclaim since debuting at the Telluride Film Festival in 2015.

Ben Affleck as Batman
Ben Affleck as Batman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of JusticeWarner Bros. Pictures


British director Ben Wheatley's new film is an adaptation of the dystopian 70s novel by JG Ballard. Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller, Luke Evans and Elisabeth Moss make up the cast in this dark and disturbing black comedy set in an ultra-modern luxury high-rise building.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

The long-awaited on-screen superhero clash between Batman and Superman is released this month as the two DC Comics titans star in a film together for the first time.

Directed by Zack Snyder and starring Ben Affleck as Batman and Henry Cavill as Superman, the movie sees the Dark Knight and Caped Crusader come to blows while Jesse Eisenberg's Lex Luthor plots both superheroes destruction.