Screening Today

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A Walk in the Woods  (M) Offensive language & sexual references  No Comps

Screen legends Robert Redford and Nick Nolte hike together along the 3,500km Appalachian Trail in this odd-couple comedy. Based on the memoir by humourist and travel writer Bill Bryson. Co-starring Emma Thompson (Saving Mr. Banks), Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) and Kristen Schaal (The Last Man on Earth). From the director of Dunston Checks In.

Thursday 3rd Sep 2015

Starring: Robert Redford, Nick Nolte, Emma Thompson, Kristen Schaal, Nick Offerman

Comedy, Drama


Straight Outta Compton  (R16) Sex scenes, violence, offensive language and drug use  No Comps

N.W.A - Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Easy-E, DJ Yella and MC Ren - biopic, chronicling the group's rise in the mid-1980s in California. Striking terror into the hearts of conservatives and parents, N.W.A (an acronym for Niggaz Wit Attitudes) proved instantly controversial with their lyrics to songs like F--k da Police and their debut studio album Straight Outta Compton, one of the first to feature a Parental Advisory sticker. Co-produced by Ice Cube and Dr. Dre.

Thursday 3rd Sep 2015

Starring: Corey Hawkins, O'Shea Jackson Jr., Aldis Hodge, Paul Giamatti, Neil Brown Jr., Keith Stanfield, Demetrius Grosse, Corey Reynolds, Alexandra Shipp

Drama, Music, True Story & Biography


Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials  No Comps

The Maze Runner franchise continues, based on the second book in James Dashner's labyrinth-set, young-adult dystopian sci-fi. Director Wes Ball returns from the first film.

Thomas (Dylan O'Brien) and his fellow Gladers search for clues about the mysterious and powerful organization known as WCKD. Their journey takes them to the desolate Scorch. Teaming up with resistance fighters, the Gladers take on WCKD's superior forces and discover they are being used as one big experiment.

Thursday 10th Sep 2015

Starring: Dylan O'Brien, Nathalie Emmanuel, Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Aidan Gillen, Giancarlo Esposito, Ki Hong Lee, Patricia Clarkson, Lili Taylor, Barry Pepper, Katherine McNamara

Action, Adventure, Science Fiction


Hitman: Agent 47

Emmy-nominated actor Rupert Friend (Homeland) is popular videogame hitman Agent 47 in this movie adaptation (not connected with the previous 2007 version). This completely new story sees the genetically engineered professional assassin attempting to silence a massive corporation looking to unleash the secrets of his creation – as well as their own army of similar superhumans.

Thursday 17th Sep 2015

Starring: Rupert Friend, Hannah Ware, Zachary Quinto, Ciarán Hinds, Thomas Kretschmann

Action, Thriller


Everest  No Comps

The most dangerous place on earth.

Jake Gyllenhaal is mountaineer Scott Fischer in this depiction of the devastating 1996 Mt Everest disaster where eight climbers were caught in a blizzard in the most unforgiving of environments.

Thursday 17th Sep 2015

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Keira Knightley, Josh Brolin, Robin Wright, Sam Worthington, Jason Clarke, Emily Watson, John Hawkes

Adventure, Drama, True Story & Biography


Blinky Bill the Movie  (G)   No Comps

Australia's iconic koala Blinky Bill gets a modern animated movie, rendered with CGI and featuring the voices of Toni Collette (The Way, Way Back) and Ryan Kwanten (TV's True Blood).

The Blinky Bill character was created in 1933 by New Zealand-born Australian author and illustrator Dorothy Wall. Her classic children's books have been adapted previously to TV (a live-action/puppet series in the 1980s and an animated series in the '90s) and cinema (with 1992's Blinky Bill: The Mischievous Koala).

Thursday 24th Sep 2015

Starring: Toni Collette, Rufus Sewell, Ryan Kwanten, David Wenham, Richard Roxburgh, Barry Humphries, Barry Otto, Deborah Mailman

Animated, Family, Kids


The Intern  (M) Offensive language  No Comps

Ben Whittaker, a retired widower in his 70s, answers an advertisement seeking senior interns at a Brooklyn start-up and soon finds himself in the middle of a hurricane created by young company chief Jules Ostin, whose online clothing business, which she started in her kitchen a year and a half ago, has taken off and put her in charge of 250 employees. Jules is initially sceptical of bringing an old-timer like Ben into the mix, especially since Jules is juggling her business with a demanding home life that includes husband Matt and daughter Paige. But Ben proves invaluable and wins over Jules with his hard-earned wisdom and compassion, providing Jules with much-needed guidance, as well as a trusty friend, as she navigates life's ups and downs.

Thursday 24th Sep 2015

Starring: Anne Hathaway, Robert De Niro, Nat Wolff, Adam DeVine, Rene Russo, Reid Scott

Comedy


Pixels  (PG) Violence, coarse language & sexual references  No Comps

When 1980s-era arcade game characters attack the United States, the country's military call up the finest video gamers - played by Adam Sandler (Grown Ups 2), Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones) and Josh Gad - to repel the threat.

Thursday 24th Sep 2015

Starring: Peter Dinklage, Adam Sandler, Josh Gad, Michelle Monaghan, Kevin James

Comedy, Science Fiction


Roger Waters The Wall  No Comps

Roger Waters, co-founder and primary songwriter of Pink Floyd, fuses the epic and the personal in Roger Waters The Wall, a concert film that goes well beyond the stage. Based on the ground-breaking concept album, Roger Waters The Wall could be called a concept film: it’s a state-of-the-art show that dazzles the senses, combined with an intensely personal road trip that deals with the loss Roger has felt throughout his life due to war.
After the film we present The Simple Facts, a unique opportunity to see Roger Waters and his Pink Floyd bandmate Nick Mason – reunited, unscripted, and in conversation to answer questions submitted the fans from around the world. The global event Roger Waters The Wall releases in cinemas simultaneously worldwide on Tuesday 29th September. New Zealand will be the first country in the world to see this event.
“Sets the bar for stadium rock shows” – The Telegraph
“A must-see for fans” – Rolling Stone
All tickets $25
Tickets on sale June 19th

Tuesday 29th Sep 2015

Starring: Roger Waters, Snowy White, Dave Kilminster

Event


Pan  No Comps

Every legend has a beginning.

Peter (Levi Miller) is a mischievous 12-year-old boy with an irrepressible rebellious streak, but in the bleak London orphanage where he has lived his whole life those qualities do not exactly fly. Then one incredible night, Peter is whisked away from the orphanage and spirited off to a fantastical world of pirates, warriors and fairies called Neverland. There, he finds amazing adventures and fights life-or-death battles while trying to uncover the secret of his mother, who left him at the orphanage so long ago, and his rightful place in this magical land. Teamed with the warrior Tiger Lily (Rooney Mara) and a new friend named James Hook (Garrett Hedlund), Peter must defeat the ruthless pirate Blackbeard (Hugh Jackman) to save Neverland and discover his true destiny—to become the hero who will forever be known as Peter Pan.

Thursday 1st Oct 2015

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Amanda Seyfried, Levi Miller, Rooney Mara, Garrett Hedlund, Adeel Akhtar, Jack Charles, Taejoo Na

Family


The Martian  No Comps

Bring him home

Space survival thriller from Ridley Scott, adapting Andy Weir’s best-selling novel about an astronaut (Matt Damon) stranded on Mars when his crew leave him behind – presumed dead. When NASA discovers “the Martian” is still alive, the clock counts down to plan and execute a seemingly impossible rescue mission. Co-stars Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Sean Bean, Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave), Kate Mara (127 Hours) and Michael Peña (Fury).

Thursday 1st Oct 2015

Starring: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kate Mara, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Kristen Wiig, Sean Bean, Donald Glover, Mackenzie Davis, Jeff Daniels, Michael Peña, Sebastian Stan

Action, Adventure, Science Fiction


Miss You Already  (M) Sex scenes and offensive language  No Comps

Toni Collette and Drew Barrymore are Milly and Jess in this romantic dramedy from the director of Thirteen and Twilight. Friends since childhood, their relationship is put to the test as Jess struggles to have a much longed-for baby, and Milly finds out she has breast cancer.

Thursday 8th Oct 2015

Starring: Drew Barrymore, Toni Collette, Dominic Cooper, Charlotte Hope, Jacqueline Bisset, Paddy Considine, Anjli Mohindra, Honor Kneafsey

Comedy, Drama, Romance


Bridge of Spies  No Comps

even Spielberg directs this Cold War true story co-written by the Coen brothers. Stars Tom Hanks as a Brooklyn lawyer recruited by the CIA for a near-impossible task: negotiating the release of an American pilot detained by the Soviet Union.

Thursday 22nd Oct 2015

Starring: Tom Hanks, Amy Ryan, Alan Alda, Eve Hewson, Mark Rylance, Billy Magnussen

Drama


The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2  No Comps

The revolution against the autocratic Capitol hits its boiling point in the second half of this adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ final Hunger Games book.

Thursday 19th Nov 2015

Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright, Stanley Tucci, Donald Sutherland, Natalie Dormer, Toby Jon

Adventure, Science Fiction


In the Heart of the Sea  No Comps

There she blows!

Director Ron Howard and actor Chris Hemsworth reunite after 2013’s Rush with this retelling of the true story that inspired Herman Melville’s classic novel Moby Dick. Co-stars Cillian Murphy and Brendon Gleeson.

In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The maritime disaster brought on a harrowing aftermath, pushing the ship’s surviving crew to their limits stranded at sea for 90 days and forced to do the unthinkable to stay alive.

Thursday 3rd Dec 2015

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Benjamin Walker, Tom Holland, Brendon Gleeson, Cillian Murphy, Ben Whishaw, Jordi Molla

Drama, True Story, Historical


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