Looking for the best new movies to see this month? We’re way ahead of you! Already, we’ve taken a stab at our most anticipated movies for 2017. Additionally, the Sundance Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival and Toronto Film Festival will bring their usual riches. (We’ll be at all three.) But the picture changes daily, so here’s a fine-grain image of the best movies this month has to offer.
Best new movies this month
Strangers: Prey at Night
Ten years after the first Strangers frightened you of babydoll masks comes this unexpected sequel with a whole new cast to traumatize. Mad Men’s Christina Hendricks is among those whose space gets invaded. Mar 9
Pacific Rim: Uprising
Mechanized pilots tackle another batch of megamonsters in this fantasy-sci-fi mash-up. Even without original director Guillermo del Toro (these days, an Oscar-nominated fancy pants), expect the sequel to be big and bold. Mar 23
Madea’s Tyler Perry gets serious with a psychological thriller in which no one will be cross-dressing as a grandmother. Instead, Taraji P. Henson will be playing a wronged wife looking for payback. Mar 30