It’s a big month for movie lovers this March as the 95th Academy Awards will be live on Sky Showcase on Sunday 12 March from midnight. If you’re not able to stay up that late (and unable to pull a sickie from work), highlights of the ceremony will likely be available on Now TV the following day.
Elvis and To Leslie are just two of the movies being nominated for awards this year and you can catch both of these on Sky Cinema. Other movie highlights include Where The Crawdads Sing and The Black Phone but if you’re looking for a new TV show to watch, you might want to check out new western Django, which was originally set to debut in February.
Check out this month’s highlights below and then keep scrolling to take a look at some of the other titles landing on Sky/Now TV this March.
Please note: This list is correct at the time of writing but titles may be added (or removed) over the coming weeks. The featured movies will air on Sky Cinema unless stated otherwise.
Django (Sky Atlantic)
Loosely based on the 1966 western Django starring Franco Nero, this highly anticipated series stars Matthias Schoenaerts (Rust And Bone) in the title role as the cowboy haunted by the murder of his family.
Django’s daughter Sarah survived the massacre and during his mission to find her, he happens upon the city of New Babylon where they are finally reunited. Unfortunately, trouble in the form of the ruthless Elizabeth Thurman puts both of their lives in danger.
Baz Luhrmann’s fabulous movie, which chronicles the life and career of Elvis Presley, won 4 Baftas at this year’s ceremony. One of those awards went to actor Austin Butler who is simply sensational as the American music icon. Tom Hanks, who stars as Colonel Parker, Presley’s crooked manager, has also been nominated for an award this year but rather than a Bafta or Oscar nomination, he has been nominated for a Razzie for his over-the-top performance!
Summit Fever (2022)
Ryan Phillipe scales new heights in this disaster drama about a group of friends who risk their lives climbing one of the world’s deadliest mountains.
Fantasy about a man named Max who inadvertently activates a time machine and travels back with his group of friends to Mussolini’s Rome in 1939.
Where The Crawdads Sing (2022)
A woman raised in the marshes of the Deep South becomes the main suspect in a murder case when a local man is found dead. Daisy Edgar-Jones takes the lead role in this adaptation of the popular novel by Delia Owens.
Bodies Bodies Bodies (2022)
Amanda Stenberg and Maria Baklova star in this dark horror comedy about a house party that gets out of control when a murder mystery game is played and somebody winds up dead for real. As the booze-addled teens start to turn on one another in panic, the bodies start piling up!
To Leslie (2022)
Andrea Riseborough has been nominated for an Oscar for her role in this movie. She stars as Leslie Rowlands, a West Texas woman who wins big on the local lottery and who then squanders her money on drugs and alcohol. She becomes destitute after alienating her family but later tries to build bridges with her son who takes her in under the provision that she stops drinking. Unfortunately, giving up the habit is easier said than done!
95th Academy Awards (Sky Showcase)
It’s the year’s most-anticipated awards ceremony but if you haven’t been given an invite to attend in person, you have the opportunity to watch from home. Top Gun: Maverick, Tar, Elvis, and The Banshees Of Inisherin are just some of the movies that are up for an Oscar this year.
A Town Called Malice (Sky Max)
This 80s-set drama series from director Nick Love (The Football Factory) focuses on a South London crime family who, after dropping down the criminal hierarchy, relocate to Spain to recapture their former glory on the Costa Del Sol.
Liam Neeson stars as brooding detective Phillip Marlow in Neil Jordan’s 1930s-set mystery thriller. Diane Kruger and Jessica Lange are also a part of the cast but despite the talents of everybody involved, this pales in comparison to earlier movies featuring Raymond Chandler’s down-on-his-luck detective.
Call Jane (2022)
Elizabeth Banks stars in this 1960s set drama about a housewife with a life-threatening pregnancy. When the hospital refuses to give her an abortion, she has to turn to an underground network of women who provide safe abortions to pregnant women needing help. The movie is based on the real-life network called The Janes, which provided access to abortions in Chicago years before abortion was legalized in the United States.
The Black Phone (2021)
Scott Derickson’s chilling horror movie is based on the short story by Joe Hill. It stars Ethan Hawke as The Grabber, a sadistic killer who abducts and murders children. When 13-year-old Finney Blake is taken by the masked psychopath, the tables are turned on the killer when the ghosts of his previous victims reach out to Finney using the mysterious black phone that is located in the basement.
Mr Malcolm’s List (2022)
A young woman in 1800’s England helps her friend get revenge on a suitor – the Mr. Malcolm of the title – when he rejects her for failing to meet a requirement on his list of qualifications for a bride. Freida Pinto, Sope Dirisu, and Zawe Ashton are among the cast of this sparkling period comedy.
Minions: The Rise Of Gru (2022)
Depending on your tolerance levels for the Minions, you will either love or hate their latest movie. This one is a prequel, telling the story of the 12-year-old Gru, who joins forces with the annoying/loveable (delete as applicable) Minions when he hatches his first plan to take over the world.
The White House Plumbers (Sky Atlantic)
When Richard Nixon’s shower has a leak, he calls on the trusted White House plumbers to fix the issue. I’m joking, of course. This limited series tells the true story of President Nixon’s political operatives E. Howard Hunt and G. Gordon Liddy (also known as the White House Plumbers) who inadvertently caused the Watergate Scandal while trying to ‘fix the leaks’ of classified Pentagon documents to the Press. Justin Theroux and Woody Harrelson star as the misguided government officials.
Arctic From Above (Sky Nature)
Dublin Narcos (Sky Documentaries)
Blue Bloods: Season 13 (Sky Witness)
SEAL Team: Season 6 (Sky Max)
Tad the Lost Explorer and the Curse of the Mummy (2022)
Boonie Bears: Back to Earth (2022)
Succession: Season 4 (Sky Atlantic)
The Last Witch Hunter (2015)
The Woman In Black (2012)
The Woman In Black 2: The Angel of Death (2014)
Christian: Season 2 (Sky Atlantic)
Clifford: Season 1 (Sky Kids)
Drift – Partners in Crime: Season 1 (Sky Atlantic)
The Flash: Season 9 (Sky Max)
The Witches of Salem (Sky History)