Monthly Media Roundup: March

Hi everyone! We understand that this time can be stressful, especially when things took a turn in March. You might have not stayed caught up with recent releases as they aren’t as important as what is happening right now. However, if you’re bored or maybe just need a distraction, we’ve created a list of everything new in March!

*Disclaimer: Some language and content may not be suitable for all audiences*

New Movies/Tv Releases:

In a suburban fantasy world, Onward focuses on two elf brothers, Ian and Barley Lightfoot. They set out on a journey to discover if there is still magic left out there in order to spend one last day with their father, who died when they were young. Onward is now available to purchase for $19.99 and is currently on Disney+.

Based on Jerry Spinelli’s novel, a boy becomes intrigued by a mysterious and quirky student named Stargirl and spends his time trying to know more about her. Stargirl is now streaming on Disney+.

Emma. is the latest iteration of Jane Austen’s beloved classic. In 1800s England, a well meaning but selfish young woman, Emma Woodhouse, meddles in the love lives of her friends. Emma. is now available to rent for $19.99.

Bonus: Old but New to Steaming

Perks of Being a Wallflower (Netflix) focuses on an introvert freshman who is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world.

Desperate to improve their social status, Sleepover (Netflix) follows four friends who enter into an all-night scavenger hunt against the popular clique at their school.

A coming-of-age story about four friends navigating their way through high school in South Central Los Angeles where danger is constant, On My Block has just released its third season.

The Docu-series, the Tiger King, focuses on the rivalry between big cat eccentrics that takes a dark turn when Joe Exotic, a controversial animal park boss, is caught in a murder-for-hire plot.

The Letter for the King follows a teenage squire who answers a call for help. He is then sent on a perilous mission across the three kingdoms to deliver a secret letter to the King.

Bonus: Old but New to Steaming

In Community (Netflix, Hulu), a suspended lawyer is forced to enroll in a community college where in an attempt to get a date with a girl in his Spanish class, he forms a Spanish study group and an unlikely community.

Competitive brother-sister twins Logan and Lindy spend their freshman year of high school with their three best friends. I Didn’t Do It (Disney+) begins each episode with each twin’s vivid account of what has happened, utilizing flashbacks to tell their weird stories.

Music/Podcasts Corner:

From Dua Lipa’s 80’s inspired sophomore album ‘Future Nostalgia’, Break My Heart shows the ups and downs of a relationship in this aesthetic and colorful music video.

5 Seconds of Summer takes a look into their past in the music video for Old Me, off of their new album CALM, by showing recreations of key moments from their lives.

Scrubs co-stars and real-life best friends Zach Braff and Donald Faison now have a weekly comedy podcast, Fake Doctors, Real Friends with Zach and Donald, where they relive the hit TV show, one episode at a time. Each week will discuss an episode of Scrubs as they share behind-the-scenes stories and reminisce on some of their favorite memories from filming.

As Queen Elizabeth once said, “A good gossip is a wonderful tonic.” Even the Rich tells stories about some of the greatest family dynasties in history, from the Murdochs to the Royals to the Carters (Jay-Z and Beyoncé).

Trending Light Read:

“A “Great” List vs. To-Do List for more satisfying days” by Kevin Evans 

Do you get excited by your to-do list or do you become overwhelmed? Well, Kevin Evans has a way to help us with that by explaining the difference between a to-do list and a “great list”. Although we can’t currently do everything on our to-do lists and “great lists”, Evans’ explanation can help make you look forward to the simple activities again.

Good News of the Month:

John Krasinski has created a weekly Youtube show, Some Good News, “a news show dedicated entirely to good news.” Following a late-night show setup, Some Good News includes celebrity appearances (like Steve Carell) and a segment called “new friends” where he interviews someone who has been affected by the pandemic. While acknowledging how serious COVID-19 is, John also wants to acknowledge all the good that has been happening.

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