The sequel to A Quiet Place is one movie we really wanted to see a year ago, but then we all know what happened.
Since then, it’s shifted dates back several times like many other films. Now it’s shifting dates again, but the opposite direction: sooner.
Paramount Pictures has pushed up the release date of “A Quiet Place Part II” by several months, moving the film from Sept. 17 ahead to May 28. It took the spot previously occupied by Mark Wahlberg’s action-thriller “Infinite,” which was relocated to Sept. 24.
Also moved up is another much delayed movie, Peter Rabbit 2.
Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway has just shifted up from its theatrical date on June 11, 2021 to the second week of May, per an announcement from Sony Pictures. The family film was originally going to come out in February 2020, before moving back to the following April. Then the COVID-19 pandemic saw it bunny hop down to August 2020 and was shifted a handful of other times before landing on its (hopefully) final date of May 14.
We can forgive Cinemablend’s title, since there are two sequels moving up, but hey this is good news no matter how it’s shaken. Even if you want to say Quiet Place is doing so they can release on streaming sooner who cares?
Any movies you’d like to see moved sooner? Avatar perhaps? I mean, we’ve been waiting 10+ years for that one.
A Quiet Place is venturing further down the sequel path.
Fairly common practice for horror films. Halloween the reboot by Blumhouse already has the next two films in the new trilogy planned for release, so why not follow a similar path?
A Quiet Place 3 — a stand-in for the actual title, which has not been announced — is currently scheduled for a 2022 release date. Luckily, Nichols has a lot of options when it comes to riffing on John Krasinski’s original idea, considering the first movie introduced a desolate, frightening, post-apocalyptic version of the modern world but offered no explanations as to how it got that way. Plus, we never learned how the hearing-sensitive monsters came to be either.
It’s a fascinating world, so who knows, but it’s kind of curious to see a release date for the third film when we won’t be able to see the first one until next year. An exception I’m reminded of Back To The Future 2 and 3 filmed at the same time, but released a year apart.
Am very much looking forward to seeing the sequel because the first was so good, but not sure how long the world will hold interest. Guess it depends on if they continue to leave the mystery. If too much is known about the creatures they’ll lose some of their scariness. The unknown is scary. Don’t tell us everything.
Are you looking forward to more sequels, beyond part 2?
The Regal Red Rock movie theater opened in May 2019. We last visited Las Vegas in September to experience the theater and this week will be visiting there again.
Our goal is to see two movies at least in 4DX format. The first will be the animated My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising.
The second, Onward, will premiere on Thursday 3/5/2020 in 4DX 3D at 9:30pm.
Then we’re coming home on Saturday and Kara flies back to Vegas on Sunday for business. I’ll be joining her a week later for vacation and hoping to catch another new release in 4DX, this one a sequel I’m looking very forward to:
Hopefully, we can catch another bonus 4DX showing or two, if they are available. The week between my Vegas visits, four new movies are being widely released: Bloodshot (why isn’t that in 4DX?), The Hunt, My Spy and I Still Believe. Two, Bloodshot and My Spy, arguably three (if you include The Hunt) could be the type of movie that would work well in 4DX format.
As I search around the Bloodshot film. It is being offered in the following formats:
D-BOX redefines and creates hyper-realistic, immersive entertainment experiences by moving the body and sparking the imagination through motion. This expertise is one of the reasons why D-BOX have collaborated with some of the best companies in the world to deliver new ways to enhance great stories. Whether it’s movies, video games, virtual reality applications, themed entertainment or professional simulation, D-BOX mission is to move the world.
The format has been around longer than 4DX, but is similar, at least in how the seats move based upon activity in the movie. A Google search brought up several Las Vegas area theaters — not Regal, it seems — showing movies in D-BOX format, including at least one dinner theater! Yay.
Adding this to my to-do list to possibly see Bloodshot in D-BOX. Maybe some theater somewhere in Las Vegas offers a D-BOX movie experience.
Just when you think as a moviegoer you might know all the formats, there is another format screening:
Looks like we’ll have several titles in multiple different formats to explore and experience while in Las Vegas. I’ve made a preliminary list including when and where these special format movies are showing while we’re in town.
List of movies to see in special formats (if possible) while visiting Las Vegas
WED 3/4/2020 – My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising – 4DX @ Red Rock Regal Theater
THU 3/5/2020 – Onward – 4DX + 3D @ Red Rock Regal Theater
If you’d like to see a list of all movies released in 2020 click here (that post is being updated throughout the year). Most releases profiled below are WIDE screenings showing on 2,000+ theater screens in the United States. If the movie title has the word LIMITED following then it means it’s being released on less than 2,000 screenings in the United States.
All movie release dates unless otherwise indicated are for the United States, the release dates in other countries may vary.
March 2020 Movies
First Cow – LIMITED from A24
LOL. I keep laughing while watching this trailer.
A movie about a … cow? They are like the most passive, boring animals on the planet. They move around lethargically and “moo!” all the time, eat grass and, well, provide a very awesome supply of milk. We wouldn’t have cheese or milk without cows, so god bless ’em, but a movie about a “first” cow?
Don’t know. It’s got to be a 0/10 for anticipation from me. That’s a first on this blog, as I’ve not been as disinterested in seeing any movie like this one.
The only reason it’s even here is because it is from the studio A24, that has released some surprisingly good movies. It’s a LIMITED release, which means I might not even see it pass through the theaters in this area, but maybe others reading this will. And can’t help but be at least a tiny bit curious based on the boring subject matter.
A movie about a cow .. yeah, ok, maybe it should be 10/10 for anticipation because, honestly, in the many thousands of movies I’ve seen in 40+ years of watching movies, I can’t remember seeing even one about a cow.
Didn’t think a movie about a tire called Rubber⭐️⭐️⭐️½ would ever remotely appeal to me either, so why not a movie about a cow?
Thank you for the laughs, A24, even though this appears to not be a comedy.
Bearded Ben Affleck as a high school (?) basketball coach. Looks a little on the sappy side and possibly even cliched. He’s got a drinking problem. Gee, where have we seen Ben Affleck in a movie boozing it up before? The plot all seems very familiar to me, based on the trailer. A man down on his luck, coaches a losing team (Bad News Bears, anyone?). Although this seems to be going the heavy drama route and not comedy.
Have enjoyed some Ben Affleck movies, but he is kind of like Nicolas Cage to me, sort of one-dimensional. And what was the last good movie I’ve seen him in, anyway? It’s been awhile. I know he’s now divorced from Jennifer Garner (sad, too, because they looked like a nice couple together), which should have nothing to do with his movies, but somehow that is the most recent thing I can think of hearing or seeing him in the news.
I’m not very interested in watching this movie after the trailer. The title is more interesting than the trailer.
Pixar does it again with eye-catching graphic work and a bizarre, yet catchy trailer. “24 hours to bring back … the rest of dad” — what a hook!
This looks like a ton of animated fun. Am not sure if it will be age-appropriate for our grandchildren, but the story has a very Twilight Zone like edge to it which definitely appeals to me. Looking forward to this almost as much as Trolls World Tour.
Anticipation for Onward: 7/10
Bloodshot [FIRST LOOK] RELEASE DATE CHANGED from Feb 21 to March 13, 2020
This shares the distinction of being the only 2020 movie based on a comic book character not coming from Marvel or DC. Have been a fan of Vin Diesel in action, notably the Fast & Furious franchise, so curious to see what he does with a Valiants comic character.
I don’t like the background song choice for the trailer. Doesn’t fit. The trailer otherwise makes the film look interesting. The release date was delayed and pushed back a month, was this so they could work on it more or the result of a negative test screening? Don’t know. Torn on this one. This could go either way.
Anticipation for Bloodshot 5/10
Another delayed and pushed back title. Juvenile action-humor feel to the trailer. Reminds me of something The Rock or John Cena would do/have done, but instead this is Dave Bautista trying to be Dwayne Johnson or John Cena. Big, strong tough guy with 9-year-old girl “teaching” her how to be a spy. This doesn’t seem like a promising movie — at all.
Will probably appeal to families though like Playing With Fire⭐️½ which means it will likely get horrible reviews, but make money, encouraging similar future movies. I don’t think, based on the trailer, that this movie will be for me. Hoping I’m wrong.
Anticipation for My Spy: 2/10
The Informer (LIMITED)
“It’s happening.” Seems more like a horror line than a thriller, but could fit.
Originally scheduled to release January 2020 and moved which makes me a bit less interested by default. The third movie this month moved from another month. Are the studios making March 2020 their new dumping ground? Also, this went from a wide release to LIMITED, which means less likelihood I’ll see it in theaters near me, anyway.
My original trailer viewing had me thinking this was an average thriller. Rewatching? No change.
Bonus drop-in movie on 2/13/2020. This film was mired in controversy back in September 2019 when it was dropped for being a political hot potato. Read the FIRST LOOK for more.
Anticipation for The Hunt: 7/10
I Still Believe
Christian musician who wants his fans to help him pray for his wife that is diagnosed with ovarian cancer and is based on a true story. Jeremy Camp’s spiritual journey to overcome his wife’s illness. This looks like a crying fest. Stay away from Wikipedia as it will ruin what happens in this movie. Darn it, why did I bother to look up this musician’s page? Oh well, I knew what happened with the Titanic and still enjoyed that, so maybe the spoilers won’t matter.
I don’t look for tear-jerker spiritual dramas, but this one seems more promising than several other titles this month.
Easily the most anticipated movie of March. I hadn’t seen the first horror film until recently and that easily became one of the best newer horror films I’ve seen in several years. Very scary, non comedy horror. These sightless creatures are the stuff of nightmares. Can’t wait to see this one!
Anticipation for A Quiet Place Part II: 9/10
Disney live action based on the animated film of the same name. This will probably make boatloads of $$$ at the box office, but definitely not something I’m very interested in seeing. I do like the whole China backdrop, however, so maybe I’ll turn out loving this one. Just never know.
I’ve never seen the animated film it’s based on, either. These Disney live action remakes have been received less enthusiastically by critics, but moviegoers have seen them in droves.
Anticipation for Mulan: 3/10
Ranking the March 2020 movies by anticipation (as of this writing)
A Quiet Place Part II – 9/10
The Hunt – 7/10 (bonus 10th movie added on 2/13/2020)
Onward – 7/10
Bloodshot – 5/10
IStill Believe – 3/10
Mulan – 3/10
The Informer – 2/10
My Spy – 2/10
The Way Back – 1/10
First Cow – 0/10
What movies in March 2020 are you looking forward to seeing?
When I saw that in the trailer of A Quiet Place: Part II, I immediately had Star Wars prequel thoughts, since in the first A Quiet Place⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️½ , we’re on like day 340+.
Yes, in this one it seems we’re going back to the beginning? How did those terrifying, sightless creatures arrive on the planet and what were those first few days like?
Or, if you read the movie info, it could be a continuation of where we left off in the first one.
We’ll find out in March 2020 when the prequel, er sequel(?), opens wide in theaters.
The trailer is an exciting tease. I like the bus part of the trailer, especially.
We get the sense that there aren’t a lot of these nightmarish creatures in the trailer, but enough to do tons of damage. How many of them are out there — the complete unknown — just adds to the horror. I don’t get excited for many sequels, but this one definitely has my interest level spiking.
Will you be seeing in the theater, waiting for streaming or sitting this one out?
A Quiet Place Part II opens wide in theaters on March 20, 2020.