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MISS FISHER AND THE Movie Events available from Thursday February 27
Set in the late 1920`s - MISS FISHER AND THE CRYPT OF TEARS honours the heightened exoticisms of the murder mystery genre as the Honourable Miss Phryne Fisher - lady detective - escapes the small screen and takes off on a global adventure - via romantic wayside stops in the Far East - glamorous sojourns in the mansions of London - and a battle to survive the rolling sands of the Arabian Desert long enough to find the missing treasure - solve numerous murders and break all aviation records as she wings her way home again!
DOWNHILL Movie Events available from Thursday March 05
Barely escaping an avalanche during a family ski vacation in the Alps - a married couple is thrown into disarray as they are forced to reevaluate their lives and how they feel about each other. Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Will Ferrell star in this biting comedy.
DARK WATERS Movie Events available from Thursday March 05
DARK WATERS tells the shocking and heroic story of an attorney (Mark Ruffalo) who risks his career and family to uncover a dark secret hidden by one of the world`s largest corporations and to bring justice to a community dangerously exposed for decades to deadly chemicals. Starring: Mark Ruffalo - Anne Hathaway - Tim Robbins - Bill Camp - Victor Garber - Mare Winningham - William Jackson Harper - Bill Pullman
MILITARY WIVES Movie Events available from Thursday March 12
The Full Monty director Peter Cattaneo recruits A-listers Kristin Scott Thomas and Sharon Horgan to lead this inspiring drama about the bravery of the women of war - and the power of the music that saved them. The life of a military wife can be thankless. Separated from loved ones - their suffering and sacrifice go unnoticed while they live with the dread of a fateful knock on the door. But Kate (Scott Thomas) - finds freedom in song and persuades a ragtag group of women on the base to form the Military Wives Choir. Finding their voice together - the misfit choir put two fingers up to stuffy military tradition - anti-war protestors and their own personal differences. As friendships flourish - even the sceptical rebel and rocker Lisa (Horgan) - is transformed by the choir`s friendship - humour and courage. Inspired by a true-life global phenomenon - Military Wives portrays ordinary women in unbelievably testing circumstances - who find courage in the cathartic power of singing together. The luminous cast belts out pop hits and rock anthems - empowering everyone to overcome their fears together.
PETER RABBIT 2 Movie Events available from Thursday March 19
In PETER RABBIT 2: THE RUNAWAY - the lovable rogue is back. Bea - Thomas - and the rabbits have created a makeshift family - but despite his best efforts - Peter can`t seem to shake his mischievous reputation. Adventuring out of the garden - Peter finds himself in a world where his mischief is appreciated - but when his family risks everything to come looking for him - Peter must figure out what kind of bunny he wants to be.
THE CURRENT WAR Movie Events available from Thursday March 19
Three brilliant visionaries set off in a charged battle for the future in The Current War - the epic story of the cutthroat competition that literally lit up the modern world. Benedict Cumberbatch is Thomas Edison - the celebrity inventor on the verge of bringing electricity to Manhattan with his radical new DC technology. On the eve of triumph - his plans are upended by charismatic businessman George Westinghouse (Michael Shannon) - who believes he and his partner - the upstart genius Nikolai Tesla (Nicholas Hoult) - have a superior idea for how to rapidly electrify America: with AC current. As Edison and Westinghouse grapple for who will power the nation - they spark one of the first and greatest corporate feuds in American history - establishing for future Titans of Industry the need to break all the rules.
TROLLS WORLD TOUR Movie Events available from Thursday March 26
In an adventure that will take them well beyond what they`ve known before - Poppy (Kendrick) and Branch (Timberlake) discover that they are but one of six different Troll tribes scattered over six different lands and devoted to six different kinds of music: Funk - Country - Techno - Classical - Pop and Rock. Their world is about to get a lot bigger and a whole lot louder. A member of hard-rock royalty - Queen Barb (Rachel Bloom) - aided by her father King Thrash (Ozzy Osbourne) - wants to destroy all other kinds of music to let rock reign supreme. With the fate of the world at stake - Poppy and Branch - along with their friends Biggie (James Corden) - Chenille (Caroline Hjelt) - Satin (Aino Jawo) - Cooper (Ron Funches) and Guy Diamond (Kunal Nayyar) set out to visit all the other lands to unify the Trolls in harmony against Barb - who`s looking to upstage them all.
ONWARD Movie Events available from Thursday March 26
Set in a suburban fantasy world - Disney and Pixar`s Onward introduces two teenage elf brothers who embark on an extraordinary quest to discover if there is still a little magic left out there.
MULAN Movie Events available from Thursday March 26
When the Emperor of China issues a decree that one man per family must serve in the Imperial Army to defend the country from Northern invaders - Hua Mulan - the eldest daughter of an honoured warrior - steps in to take the place of her ailing father. Masquerading as a man - Hua Jun - she is tested every step of the way and must harness her inner-strength and embrace her true potential. It is an epic journey that will transform her into an honoured warrior and earn her the respect of a grateful nation`and a proud father. Mulan features a celebrated international cast that includes: Yifei Liu as Mulan - Donnie Yen as Commander Tung - Jason Scott Lee as B`ri Khan - Yoson An as Cheng Honghui - with Gong Li as Xianniang and Jet Li as the Emperor.
NO TIME TO DIE 007 Movie Events available from Thursday April 09
In No Time To Die - Bond has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica. His peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix Leiter from the CIA turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected - leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.
HOPE GAP Movie Events available from Thursday April 09
Grace (Annette Bening) and Edward (Bill Nighy) - married for 29 years - live in a small seaside town near a cove under the cliffs called Hope Gap. When their son Jamie (Josh O`Connor) comes to visit for the weekend - Edward informs him that he plans to leave Grace - that same day. HOPE GAP tracks the unravelling of three lives - through stages of shock - disbelief and anger - to a resolution of sorts. There are no villains - only good people who`ve lived too long with old mistakes and are now paying the price. There are no easy answers - and no simple paths to redemption. A husband - a wife - a son are forced to face hard truths - and out of those truths to fashion new lives. In the end - HOPE GAP is a story of survival.
THE SECRET GARDEN Movie Events available from Thursday April 16
THE SECRET GARDEN tells the story of Mary Lennox (Dixie Egerickx - Genius - The Little Stranger and A Royal Winter) - a prickly and unloved 10-year-old girl - born in India to wealthy British parents. When they suddenly die - she is sent back to England to live with her uncle - Archibald Craven (Academy Award and BAFTA-winner Colin Firth A Single Man - The King`s Speech - Kingsman: The Golden Circle - Bridget Jones`s Baby) on his remote country estate deep in the Yorkshire moors. There - she begins to uncover many family secrets - particularly after meeting her sickly cousin Colin (Edan Hayhurst Genius - There She Goes) - who has been shut away in a wing of the house. Together - these two damaged - slightly misfit children heal each other through their discovery of a wondrous secret garden - lost in the grounds of Misselthwaite Manor. A magical place of adventure that will change their lives forever.
THE VERY EXCELLENT MR DUNDEE Movie Events available from Thursday April 30
Paul Hogan is reluctantly thrust back into the spotlight as he desperately attempts to restore his sullied reputation on the eve of being knighted. THE VERY EXCELLENT MR. DUNDEE sees Paul Hogan playing himself - on the brink of receiving a Knighthood for services to comedy. Joining Paul is UK comedy legend John Cleese - US comedy legend Chevy Chase - the much-loved Olivia Newton-John - Aussie favourites Shane Jacobson - Julia Morris - Rachael Carpani - comedy star Jim Jefferies - Die Hard`s Reggie VelJohnson - Seinfeld`s Wayne Knight - with many big international stars also joining the fun with surprise appearances!
THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW Movie Events available from Thursday May 14
In The Woman in the Window - a psychological suspense thriller directed by Joe Wright - an agoraphobic child psychologist befriends a neighbor across the street from her New York City brownstone - only to see her own life turned upside down when the woman disappears and she suspects foul play. A stellar ensemble cast brings Tracy Letts` screenplay based on the gripping - best-selling novel to life - where shocking secrets are revealed - and no one and nothing is what it seems.