Monday, March 3, 2014

Watch | Read | Listen {March 2014} + Sponsor: Bookworms in Dresses

Last month, I saw The Lego Movie with my little sister. Lately, it seems like I keep seeing movies that aren't on the list of films I want to see, but that's okay because I usually end up seeing them on Netflix anyway and that's much cheaper than going to the theater. But this month, I really really want to see The Grand Budapest Hotel and Divergent


The Grand Budapest Hotel
This film by Wes Anderson is about Gustave H (Ralph Fiennes), a legendery concierge at the famous Grand Budapest Hotel, and Zero Mustafa (Tony Revolori), the lobby boy. Gustave teams up with Zero to prove his innocence after he's been framed for murder. Also starring Edward Norton, F. Murray Abraham, Adrien Brody, Willem Defoe, Bill Murray, Saeirse Ronan, and more. Watch the trailer here. (March 7)

Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Using his genius invention, the WABAC machine, Mr. Peabody (voiced by Ty Burrell) and his adopted son Sherman (Max Charles) hurtle through time and meet history's greatest people. They go back in time to repair history after Sherman messed it up trying to impress a girl. This looks so fun; I'm definitely going to see this with my kid sister. (March 7)

Veronica Mars
A continuation from the TV series, this movie follows Veronica Mars (Kristen Bell), a former high school detective, who returns home to Neptune, California after her ex-boyfriend Logan Echolls (Jason Dohring) is accused of murder. I didn't watch the show when it aired, but now I'm obsessed! (March 14)

Bad Words
Jason Bateman is Guy Trillby, a guy who lost a spelling bee as a kid and so he finds a loophole to enter a spelling bee contest as an adult. I have to admit, this looks pretty funny. (March 14)

Based on the bestselling book and set in a dystopian future, this movie is about Beatrice Prior (Shailene Woodley), who lives in a city divided into five factions. She's in Abnegation (selflessness), but after discovering she's Divergent, she makes the life-changing decision to become Dauntless (bravery). I NEED to see this! (March 21)

Biblical Noah (Russell Crowe) has a startling apocalyptic vision of the world and builds a massive boat in order to save his family (Jennfer Connelly, Emma Watson, Logan Leerman) from the coming flood. Personally, I'm not usually into biblical stories, but this one looks amazing. (March 28)

Other movies coming out in March:
  • 300: Rise of an Empire (March 7)
  • Enemy (March 14)
  • Need For Speed (March 14)
  • A Birder's Guide to Everything (March 21)
  • God's Not Dead (March 21)
Books & Movies -- March 2014
Panic by Lauren Oliver -- Heather decides to compete in panic, a game played by graduating seniors, where the stakes are high and the payoff is higher. She never thought of herself as fearless, but realizes she's braver than she thought, especially when she has something to fight for. (March 4)

Missing You by Harlan Coben -- In this thriller, NYPD detective Kat Donovan seeks her ex-fiance on a dating site, but when she reaches out to him her hope turns to suspicion and terror as a conspiracy comes to light. (March 18)

Raising Steam by Terry Pratchett -- Mister Simnel has created a great machine that uses the power of all the elements -- earth, air, fire, and water -- and it's drawing astonished crowds. No one is in charge of this new invention, but it falls to Moist von Lipwig, a man who hates hard labor, to do so. (March 18)

You Should Have Known by Jean Hanff Korelitz -- Just weeks before Grace's book comes out, which cautions women to hear what men are telling them, a terrible chain of very public events occur. (March 18)

Living in Style: Inspiration and Advice for Everyday Glamour by Rachel Zoe -- Rachel Zoe, known as a fixture in the fashion world, offers tips and advice by herself and her fellow fashion insiders. (March 25)

American Author's Oh What A Life (March 3) | Lea Michele's Louder (March 4)
Eli Young Band's 10,000 Towns (March 3) | Foxes' Glorious (March 11)
Kylie Minogue's Kiss Me Once (March 18) | Shakira's Shakira (March 25)

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  1. we rarely see movies other than kids' movies, so i try to keep a list that i want to see when they come out on netflix. i haven't heard of a lot of these, but they sound great!

  2. I reeeealllly cannot wait for the Veronica Mars movie...! I also watched it after and I loved it ^^



  3. Ooh, I'm so excited for The Grand Budapest Hotel too! I haven't been to the movies in ages so I'm hoping to go for a fun night out this month :)

  4. I feel like I haven't been into the movies coming out lately :( which is sad because i want to go out to the movies, but not to one i dont want to see!

  5. I have to REALLY want to see a movie to go see it in the theater...otherwise I'll just rent it later on. I'm probably one of the few people that didn't watch Veronica Mars or read Divergent, haha.

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  6. Yeah of course, don't spend your money on something you don't want to see!

  7. Yeah definitely! It's so expensive, so I do the same as well. Unless of course my dad wants to see a movie and then he pays for me to go, so it works out!

  8. It looks so so good!! I can't wait for it either!

  9. Mr. Peabody and Sherman looks so funny! I'm hoping to see it with my dad and kid sister!

  10. Exactly! I try to only go to the movies I really want to see because it's expensive!

  11. I am pretty excited for The Grand Budapest Hotel, Veronica Mars and Divergent- can't wait to see those movies. I also really really want to see the Lego movie too.

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  13. i really want to see the grand budapest hotel

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  14. I want to see annnyyything that has Jason Bateman!

  15. I would love to check into this Grand Budapest Movie, haven't heard of that yet, thanks for sharing!

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  16. Did you like "The Lego Movie"? I LOVE it! I'm excited about "The Grand Budapest Hotel" It looks colorful and fun! I'm not attracted to "Divergent" at all, and I don't know why. I will wait to read reviews about it.

  17. There are so many movies that I want to see, but living on the peninsula means the nearest theater is so far away!

    Veronica Mars looks so good!

  18. OMG Veronica Mars!!! Thank goodness! ABC Family left us all hanging! I wish we could go see it together!

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  19. I totally want to see Divergent! Can't wait.

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  21. I can imagine that The Budapest Hotel is a great film - not only because the hotel is pink, what I really like :)

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  22. I want to see The Grand Budapest Hotel!

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  23. The Veronica Mars movie sounds so good!!


  24. I've never heard of most of those books or movies. I feel like I'm living under a rock or something. Definitely adding some to my list!

  25. I tend to be a bit hit or miss on seeing the movies I really want to see, but I will make a point of getting to the theatre for The Grand Budapest Hotel. It looks amazing! I've been drooling over the preview since it was released!

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  26. Me too! It looks like a great mix of drama and humor!

  27. It's not silly at all! Mr. Peabody & Sherman looks funny and clever!

  28. Glad I could help add to your list! :)

  29. I agree -- a pink hotel is so amazing!

  30. That would be amazing! If only New York was closer to Ohio!

  31. That sucks that the theater is so far! I wish it was closer for you!

  32. Yes, I loved the Lego Movie! It was hilarious and poignant in a way!

  33. Those are the three I'm really excited to see as well!

  34. Ahh, I want to see the Grand Budapest Hotel, too. :o

  35. We should see it together if you have time!


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