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Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Fantasy themes and violence

Marvel Studios’ Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings stars Simu Liu as Shang-Chi, who must confront the past he thought he left behind when he is drawn into the web of the mysterious Ten Rings organization. The film also stars Tony Leung as Wenwu, Awkwafina as Shang-Chi’s friend Katy and Michelle Yeoh as Jiang Nan, as well as Fala Chen, Meng’er Zhang, Florian Munteanu and Ronny Chieng. Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings is directed by Destin Daniel Cretton and produced by Kevin Feige and Jonathan Schwartz, with Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso and Charles Newirth serving as executive producers. David Callaham & Destin Daniel Cretton & Andrew Lanham wrote the screenplay for the film, which opens in Australian cinemas September 2, 2021.

  • running time: 152 Mins
  • director: Destin Daniel Cretton
  • Cast: Awkwafina, Simu Liu, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung
  • Start Screening on: Thu 02 Sep
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Paw Patrol: The Movie

Very mild themes

Ryder and the pups are called to Adventure City to stop Mayor Humdinger from turning the bustling metropolis into a state of chaos. Get ready for exciting missions, high-stake rescues, new pups and amazing new vehicles making this the biggest Paw Patrol story ever!

  • running time: 106 Mins
  • director: Cal Brunker
  • Cast: Dax Shepard, Randall Park, Iain Armitage
  • Start Screening on: Thu 16 Sep
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Ride The Eagle

Mature themes, coarse language and sexual references

Leif is left with a conditional inheritance when his estranged mother Honey dies. Before he can move into her picturesque Yosemite cabin, he has to complete her elaborate, and sometimes dubious, to-do list.

  • running time: 109 Mins
  • director: Trent O'Donnell
  • Cast: D'Arcy Carden, J.K. Simmons, Luis Fernandez-Gil, Cleo King, Eric Edelstein
  • Start Screening on: Thu 09 Sep
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Joe Bell

Mature themes, coarse language, sexual references and references to suicide

The true story of a small town, working class father who embarks on a solo walk across the U.S. to crusade against bullying after his son is tormented in high school for being gay.

  • running time: 113 Mins
  • director: Reinaldo Marcus Green
  • Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Reid Miller, Connie Britton, Maxwell Jenkins, Gary Sinise, Morgan Lily
  • Start Screening on: Thu 23 Sep
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Time Is Up

Mature themes, coarse language, violence and sex

An accident will force 'Vivien' and Royan to come to a stop and reclaim their lives, one minute at the time, and finally start living in a present that perhaps will prove to be more exciting than any predefined.

  • running time: 100 Mins
  • director: Elisa Amoruso
  • Cast: Bella Thorne, Benjamin Mascolo, Sebastiano Pigazzi
  • Start Screening on: Thu 23 Sep
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Flashback

Strong drug use

With a new corporate job, a long-time girlfriend pressuring him to define their future, and an ailing mother, Fred’s chance encounter with a man from his youth results in terrifying flashbacks that send him on a wild journey into his past. He slowly begins to unravel a long-hidden mystery about a missing girl, a drug called Mercury, and a terrifying creature that has been with him every step of the way. As his past, present and future begin to both intersect and parallel each other, Fred begins to question his entire reality and explore all of the possible lives he could lead. Which one will he choose?

  • running time: 117 Mins
  • director: Christopher MacBride
  • Cast: Liisa Repo-Martell, Dylan O'Brien, Hannah Gross
  • Start Screening on: Thu 23 Sep
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Die in a Gunfight

Strong violence

The Rathcarts and the Gibbons are modern day Montagues and Capulets, two rival families who each control their own media empire in New York City. Their teenage kids ignore the feud and fall in love, despite their parents efforts to keep them apart. With hitman, corporate corruption, love, jealousy, revenge and lust, all of the characters and emotions come to a head at the wedding in this fast moving action filled love story.

  • running time: 112 Mins
  • director: Collin Schiffli
  • Cast: Diego Boneta, Alexandra Daddario, Justin Chatwin
  • Start Screening on: Thu 16 Sep
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Ainbo Amazon Princess

Mild themes

In the spirit of Moana and Frozen, 'Ainbo - Spirit of the Amazon' is the epic journey of a young hero and her Spirit Guides, "Dillo" a cute and humorous armadillo and "Vaca" a goofy oversized tapir, who embark on a quest to save their home in the spectacular Amazon Rainforest.

  • running time: 104 Mins
  • director: Richard Claus, Jose Zelada
  • Cast: Bernardo De Paula, Thom Hoffman, Dino Andrade
  • Start Screening on: Thu 16 Sep
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The Emperor's New Groove

In this animated comedy from the folks at Disney, the vain and cocky Emperor Kuzco (David Spade) is a very busy man. Besides maintaining his "groove", and firing his suspicious administrator, Yzma (Eartha Kitt), he's also planning to build a new waterpark just for himself for his birthday. However, this means destroying one of the villages in his kingdom. Meanwhile, Yzma is hatching a plan to get revenge and usurp the throne. But, in a botched assassination courtesy of Yzma's right-hand man, Kronk (Patrick Warburton), Kuzco is magically transformed into a llama. Now, Kuzco finds himself the property of Pacha, a lowly llama herder whose home is ground zero for the water park. Upon discovering the llama's true self, Pacha offers to help resolve the Emperor's problem and regain his throne, only if he promises to move his water park.

  • running time: 98 Mins
  • director: Mark Dindal
  • Cast: David Spade, John Goodman, Eartha Kitt
  • Start Screening on: Thu 16 Sep
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A Fire Inside

Mature themes and occasional coarse language

Flames did not define Australia’s Black Summer – help did. When a volunteer firefighter drives his car into almost certain death during the worst fires in Australian history, he does it because he ‘has a job to do’. Three months later, the fires are out but his nightmares are just beginning. What’s tormenting him, however, isn’t the memory of flames. Turning a sensitive lens on the unprecedented devastation of Australia’s 2019/2020 ‘Black Summer’ bushfires, from a country-wide emergency to the astonishing stories of help that emerged, A FIRE INSIDE presents an inspirational look at the way people respond to crisis and its true cost to the human spirit.

  • running time: 111 Mins
  • director: Justin Krook, Luke Mazzaferro
  • Cast: Shane Fitzsimmons, John Brogden, Petrea King
  • Start Screening on: Thu 23 Sep
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Persian Lessons

Mature themes, violence, coarse language, sexual references and brief nudity

1942. Gilles, a young Belgian man, is arrested by the SS alongside other Jews and sent to a concentration camp in Germany. He narrowly avoids execution by swearing to the guards that he is not Jewish, but Persian. This lie temporarily saves him, but then Gilles is assigned a seemingly untenable mission: to teach Farsi to Koch, the officer in charge of the camp’s kitchen, who dreams of opening a restaurant in Iran once the war is over. Gilles finds himself having to invent a language he doesn’t know, word by word. As the unusual relationship between the two men begins to incite jealousy and suspicion, Gilles becomes acutely aware that one false move could expose his swindle.

  • running time: 148 Mins
  • director: Vadim Perelman
  • Cast: Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Lars Eidinger, Jonas Nay
  • Start Screening on: Thu 14 Oct
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Space Jam: A New Legacy

Mild themes, animated violence and coarse language

Welcome to the Jam! NBA champion and global icon LeBron James goes on an epic adventure alongside timeless Tune Bugs Bunny with the animated/live-action event Space Jam: A New Legacy, from director Malcolm D. Lee and an innovative filmmaking team including Ryan Coogler and Maverick Carter. This transformational journey is a manic mashup of two worlds that reveals just how far some parents will go to connect with their kids. When LeBron and his young son Dom are trapped in a digital space by a rogue A.I., LeBron must get them home safe by leading Bugs, Lola Bunny and the whole gang of notoriously undisciplined Looney Tunes to victory over the A.I.’s digitized champions on the court: a powered-up roster of NBA and WNBA stars as you’ve never seen them before. It’s Tunes versus Goons in the highest-stakes challenge of his life, that will redefine LeBron’s bond with his son and shine a light on the power of being yourself. The ready-for-action Tunes destroy convention, supercharge their unique talents and surprise even “King” James by playing the game their own way.

  • running time: 136 Mins
  • director: Terence Nance
  • Cast: LeBron James, Don Cheadle, Eric Bauza, Derrick Gilbert, Sonequa Martin
  • Start Screening on: Thu 15 Jul
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Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds

Dogtanian is a young swordsman who dreams of joining the legendary Muskehounds. After proving his skills and earning their trust, he and the Muskehounds must defend the King from the evil Cardinal Richelieu's secret plot to seize power.

  • running time: 104 Mins
  • director: Toni Garcia
  • Cast: Miguel Angel Perez, Eduardo Jover, Gloria Cámara
  • Start Screening on: Thu 16 Sep
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Respect

Mature themes and coarse language

The life story of legendary R&B singer, Aretha Franklin.

  • running time: 165 Mins
  • director: Liesl Tommy
  • Cast: Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whittaker, Marlon Wayans, Audra McDonald, Mary J. Blige
  • Start Screening on: Thu 19 Aug
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Don't Breathe 2

Strong bloody violence

The Blind Man returns to terrorize more unsuspecting people.

  • running time: 118 Mins
  • director: Rodo Sayagues
  • Cast: Stephen Lang, Stephanie Arcila, Rocci Williams
  • Start Screening on: Thu 26 Aug
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Candyman

Strong horror themes and violence

A "spiritual sequel" to the 1992 horror film 'Candyman' that returns to the now-gentrified Chicago neighborhood where the legend began.

  • running time: 111 Mins
  • director: Nia DaCosta
  • Cast: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Colman Domingo
  • Start Screening on: Thu 26 Aug
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The Night House

Reeling from the unexpected death of her husband, Beth (Rebecca Hall) is left alone in the lakeside home he built for her. She tries as best she can to keep it together – but then nightmares come. Disturbing visions of a presence in the house calling to her, beckoning her with a ghostly allure. Against the advice of her friends, she begins digging into her husband’s belongings, yearning for answers. What she finds are secrets both strange and disturbing – a mystery she’s determined to unravel. The Night House stars Rebecca Hall (Godzilla Vs. Kong, The Gift), Sarah Goldberg (Barry, Elementary), Vondie Curtis Hall (Die Hard 2, Eve’s Bayou), Evan Jonigkeit (Togetherish, Sweetbitter), and Stacy Martin (Vox Lux, Nymphomaniac).

  • running time: 127 Mins
  • director: David Bruckner
  • Cast: Rebecca Hall, Stacy Martin, Sarah Goldberg
  • Start Screening on: Thu 19 Aug
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Free Guy

Action violence and coarse language

In Twentieth Century Studios’ epic adventure-comedy Free Guy, a bank teller who discovers he is actually a background player in an open-world video game, decides to become the hero of his own story...one he rewrites himself. Now in a world where there are no limits, he is determined to be the guy who saves his world his way... before it is too late. Starring Ryan Reynolds, Jodie Comer, Joe Keery, Lil Rel Howery, Utkarsh Ambudkar and Taika Waititi, Free Guy is directed by Shawn Levy from a story by Matt Lieberman and a screenplay by Lieberman and Zak Penn. The film is produced by Ryan Reynolds, Shawn Levy, Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter and Adam Kolbrenner with Mary McLaglen, Josh McLaglen, George Dewey, Dan Levine and Michael Riley McGrath serving as executive producers.

  • running time: 135 Mins
  • director: Shawn Levy
  • Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Jodie Comer, Joe Keery, Lil Rel Howery, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Taika Waititi
  • Start Screening on: Thu 12 Aug
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The Suicide Squad

High impact violence

Supervillains Harley Quinn, Bloodsport, Peacemaker and a collection of nutty cons at Belle Reve prison join the super-secret, super-shady Task Force X as they are dropped off at the remote, enemy-infused island of Corto Maltese.

  • running time: 152 Mins
  • director: James Gunn
  • Cast: Margot Robbie, Idris Elba, Joel Kinnaman, John Cena, Viola Davis, Jai Courtney, Michael Rooker, Flula Borg, David Dastmalchian, Taika Waititi
  • Start Screening on: Thu 05 Aug
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Jungle Cruise

Fantasy themes and violence

Join fan favorites Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt for the adventure of a lifetime on Disney’s Jungle Cruise, a rollicking thrill-ride down the Amazon with wisecracking skipper Frank Wolff and intrepid researcher Dr. Lily Houghton. Lily travels from London, England to the Amazon jungle and enlists Frank’s questionable services to guide her downriver on La Quila—his ramshackle-but-charming boat. Lily is determined to uncover an ancient tree with unparalleled healing abilities—possessing the power to change the future of medicine. Thrust on this epic quest together, the unlikely duo encounters innumerable dangers and supernatural forces, all lurking in the deceptive beauty of the lush rainforest. But as the secrets of the lost tree unfold, the stakes reach even higher for Lily and Frank and their fate— and mankind’s—hangs in the balance.

  • running time: 147 Mins
  • director: Jaume Collet-Serra
  • Cast: Emily Blunt, Dwayne Johnson, Jesse Plemons
  • Start Screening on: Thu 29 Jul
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