We all love a movie night, with the Easter holidays coming up it’s the perfect time to sit back and chill out over a good film. Whether you’re bundling up with the kids to get in the Easter spirit, or snuggled up on the sofa with your partner and can’t decide what to watch, we’ve got you sorted…
While this adorable Disney movie isn’t about Easter, it is about a very smart bunny. How can you even think about celebrating Easter without a good rabbit-related story? Zootopia is the perfect movie to watch that kids and adults will enjoy.
The tale of the Easter Bunny and his son. Who travels to Hollywood in search of rock n’ roll stardom. Colourful hijinks ensue as he befriends Fred and the duo team up to save Easter.
The troublesome rabbit from the lovely coloured-picture books comes to the big screen this season as the irreverent Peter Rabbit, who vies for the affection of his tender-hearted neighbour against his infamous nemesis, Mr McGregor. The partially-animated feature is a fun and silly take on the classic tale and will get you hopping into your Easter spirit.
Prince of Egypt
This movie follows Moses’ life and depicts the first Passover, a holiday that regularly overlaps with Easter. Moses’ deliverance of the Israelites out of slavery is oft considered a biblical foreshadowing that parallels Jesus’ death and resurrection, making this movie a great pick for Easter weekend.
Rise of the Guardians
Generation after generation, immortal Guardians like Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny and the Tooth Fairy protect the world’s children from darkness and despair. However, an evil boogeyman named Pitch Black schemes to overthrow the Guardians by obliterating children’s belief in them. It falls to a winter sprite named Jack Frost to thwart Pitch’s plans and save the Guardians from destruction.
Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory
Cosy up on the couch with your Easter basket, dig into that chocolate bunny and enjoy the weird, wonderful world of Wonka.
A sensitive and soulful man earns a living by writing personal letters for other people. Left heartbroken after his marriage ends, Theodore (Joaquin Phoenix) becomes fascinated with a new operating system which reportedly develops into an intuitive and unique entity in its own right. He starts the programme and meets Samantha (Scarlett Johansson), whose bright voice reveals a sensitive, playful personality. Though friends initially, the relationship soon deepens into love.
A charismatic jeweller makes a high-stakes bet that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime. In a precarious high-wire act, he must balance business, family and adversaries on all sides in pursuit of the ultimate win.
Linguistics professor Louise Banks (Amy Adams) leads an elite team of investigators when gigantic spaceships touch down in 12 locations around the world. As nations teeter on the verge of global war, Banks and her crew must race against time to find a way to communicate with the extraterrestrial visitors. Hoping to unravel the mystery, she takes a chance that could threaten her life and quite possibly all of mankind.