Bassendean Telethon Community Cinemas - Full Season & Trailers 2022/23

Last Updated: 15 Dec 2022
Alivia Nunn

Raising over $11 million to date for Telethon and other children’s charities, Telethon Community Cinemas are the perfect way to support fantastic cause and see some great movies, under the stars. Here’s what’s on at the Community Cinemas in Bassendean.

The program

December

  • Dec 15 – Mrs Harris Goes To Paris
  • Dec 16 – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
  • Dec 17 – Home Alone
  • Dec 18 – Arthur Christmas
  • Dec 19 – Elf
  • Dec 21 – A Boy Called Christmas
  • Dec 22 – Love Actually
  • Dec 23 – Strange World
  • Dec 24 – The Nutcracker And the Magic Flute
  • Dec 26 – The Bad Guys
  • Dec 28 – Seriously Red
  • Dec 29 – She Said
  • Dec 30 – The Fabelmans

January

  • Jan 1 – What’s Love Got To Do With It?
  • Jan 2 – The Incredibles
  • Jan 4 – The Menu
  • Jan 5 – The Amazing Maurice
  • Jan 6 – Seriously Red
  • Jan 7 – Tad The Explorer: The Mummy Adventure
  • Jan 9 – The Emperor’s New Groove
  • Jan 11 – Little Eggs: African Rescue
  • Jan 12 – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
  • Jan 13 – Tad The Explorer: The Mummy Adventure
  • Jan 14 – Strange World
  • Jan 15 – Seriously Red
  • Jan 16 – The Land Before Time’
  • Jan 18 – Avatar: The Way Of Water
  • Jan 19 – Strange World
  • Jan 20 – What’s Love Got To Do With It?
  • Jan 21 – Blueback
  • Jan 22 – Babylon
  • Jan 23 – Lightyear
  • Jan 25 – Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile
  • Jan 26 – Blueback
  • Jan 27 – Avatar: The Way Of Water
  • Jan 28 – Puss In Boots: The Last Wish
  • Jan 29 – I Wanna Dance With Somebody

February

  • Feb 1 – A Man Called Otto
  • Feb 2 – The Banshees Of Inishferin
  • Feb 3 – The Fabelmans
  • Feb 5 – The Lost King
  • Feb 8 – Avatar: The Way Of Water
  • Feb 9 – I Wanna Dance With Somebody
  • Feb 10 – Mummies
  • Feb 12 – Emily
  • Feb 13 – Operation Fortune: Ruse De Gurre
  • Feb 16 – Babylon
  • Feb 17 – A  Man Called Otto
  • Feb 18 – Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile
  • Feb 19 – The Banshees of Inishferin
  • Feb 23 – The Fabelmans
  • Feb 24 – Blueback
  • Feb 26 – A Man Called Otto

March 

  • Mar 2 – The Honeymoon
  • Mar 3 – The Amazing Maurice
  • Mar 4 – What’s Love Got To Do With It?
  • Mar 5 – Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile
  • Mar 8 – Tar
  • Mar 9 – The Whale
  • Mar 10 – Magic Mike’s Last Dance
  • Mar 11 – My Fairy Troublemaker
  • Mar 12 – The Fabelmans
  • Mar 15 – The Banshees of Inishferin
  • Mar 16 – The Son
  • Mar 17 – The Princess Bride
  • Mar 18 – Fisherman’s Friends: One & All
  • Mar 19 – The Menu
  • Mar 22 – The Whale
  • Mar 23 – Aftersun
  • Mar 24 – Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania
  • Mar 25 – Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves
  • Mar 26 – Missing
  • Mar 29 – Magic Mike’s Last Dance
  • Mar 30 – Fisherman’s Friends: One & All
  • Mar 31 – Champions

April

  • Apr 1 – Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania
  • Apr 2 – Living
  • Apr 5 – Empire Of Light
  • Apr 6 – Champions
  • Apr 7 – Mummies & DC League Of Super-Pets (Double Feature)
  • Apr 8 – Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves
  • Apr 12 – The Lion King (1994) Sing-Along
  • Apr 13 – 65
  • Apr 14 – Mafia Mamma
  • Apr 15 – Shazam! Fury Of The Gods

 

Trailers & Description

 

Ticket To Paradise

Dec 8 

George Clooney and Julia Roberts reunite on the big screen as exes who find themselves on a shared mission to stop their lovestruck daughter from making the same mistake they once made. Ticket to Paradise is a romantic comedy about the sweet surprise of second chances.

 

The Woman King

Dec 9

The Woman King is the remarkable story of the Agojie, the all-female unit of warriors who protected the African Kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s with skills and a fierceness unlike anything the world has ever seen. Inspired by true events, The Woman King follows the emotionally epic journey of General Nanisca (Oscar-winner Viola Davis) as she trains the next generation of recruits and readies them for battle against an enemy determined to destroy their way of life. Some things are worth fighting for …

 

DC League Of Super-Pets

Dec 10

In DC League of Super-Pets, Krypto the Super-Dog and Superman are inseparable best friends, sharing the same superpowers and fighting crime in Metropolis side by side. When Superman and the rest of the Justice League are kidnapped, Krypto must convince a rag-tag shelter pack — Ace the hound, PB the potbellied pig, Merton the turtle and Chip the squirrel — to master their own newfound powers and help him rescue the superheroes.

 

Black Cockatoo Crisis

Dec 14

Black Cockatoo Crisis looks at the plight of our special cockatoos and what we can do to stop these threatened species disappearing for ever. The clock is ticking on our black cockatoos.  Will we save them in time?

 

Mrs Harris Goes To Paris

Dec 15

In partnership with the House of Dior, the film tells the story of a widowed cleaning lady in 1950s London who falls madly in love with a couture Dior dress, and decides that she must have one of her own. After she works, starves and gambles to raise the funds to pursue her dream, she embarks on an adventure to Paris which will change not only her own outlook, but the very future of the House of Dior.

 

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Dec 16, Jan 12

Wakanda fights to protect the nation from intervening world powers in the wake of King T’Challa’s death. As the Wakandans strive to embrace their next chapter, the heroes must band together with the help of War Dog Nakia and Everett Ross and forge a new path for the kingdom of Wakanda.

 

Home Alone

Dec 17

In this endearing family classic, eight year old Kevin-the-troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.

 

Arthur Christmas

Dec 18 

Everyone knows that, each Christmas, Santa Claus delivers presents to every last child on Earth. What everyone doesn’t know is that Santa accomplishes the feat with a very high-tech operation beneath the North Pole.  But when the unthinkable happens, and Santa misses one child out of hundreds of millions, someone has to save the day.  It’s up to Arthur, Santa’s youngest son, to deliver a present to the forgotten tyke before Christmas morning dawns.

 

Elf

Dec 19

Bring the family to a contemporary Christmas movie classic. A movie full of Yuletide cheer, Elf is a spirited, good-natured family comedy, and it benefits greatly from Will Ferrell’s funny and charming performance as one of Santa’s biggest helpers.  Buddy, a human, is raised amongst elves at the North Pole.  When he discovers that he is not an elf, he travels to New York to search for his biological father

 

A Boy Called Christmas

Dec 21

An ordinary young boy called Nikolas sets out on an extraordinary adventure into the snowy north in search of his father who is on a quest to discover the fabled village of the elves, Elfhelm.  Taking with him a headstrong reindeer called Blitzen and a loyal pet mouse, Nikolas soon meets his destiny in this magical, comic and endearing story that proves nothing is impossible.

 

Love Actually

Dec 22

The contemporary Christmas classic that has become a traditional must-see every Festive Season. The film follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.

 

Strange World

Dec 23, Jan 14, Jan 19

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ original action-packed adventure “Strange World” introduces a legendary family of explorers, the Clades, as they attempt to navigate an uncharted, treacherous land alongside a motley crew that includes a mischievous blob, a three-legged dog and a slew of ravenous creatures.

 

The Nutcracker And The Magic Flute

Dec 24

Wishing to be carefree again instead of being forced to marry, 17-year-old Marie is magically shrunk down to the size of her childhood toys, which all come to life. There she discovers a nutcracker doll to be a prince who has been put under a spell.

 

The Bad Guys

Dec 26

Based on the New York Times best-selling book series, a crackerjack criminal crew of animal outlaws are about to attempt their most challenging con yet–becoming model citizens.  Never have there been five friends as infamous as The Bad Guys — dashing pickpocket Mr. Wolf, seen-it-all safecracker Mr. Snake, chill master-of-disguise Mr. Shark, short-fused “muscle” Mr. Piranha and sharp-tongued expert hacker Ms. Tarantula, aka “Webs”.  But when, after years of countless heists and being the world’s most-wanted villains, the gang is finally caught, Mr. Wolf brokers a deal (that he has no intention of keeping) to save them all from prison: The Bad Guys will go good.  Under the tutelage of their mentor Professor Marmalade, an arrogant (but adorable!) guinea pig, The Bad Guys set out to fool the world that they’ve been transformed.  Along the way, though, Mr. Wolf begins to suspect that doing good for real may give him what he’s always secretly longed for: acceptance.  So when a new villain threatens the city, can Mr. Wolf persuade the rest of the gang to become … The Good Guys?

 

Seriously Red

Dec 28, Jan 6, Jan 15

In this rowdy and rambunctious musical dramedy, Red (Krew Boylan) is a vivacious, clumsy and occasionally misguided redhead who is at a crossroads in her life. After misreading her work party’s dress code, Red trades her 9-to-5 job in real estate for a new career as a Dolly Parton impersonator.

 

She Said

Dec 29

The dramatic story of the New York Times reporters Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor, who together broke one of the most important stories in a generation — a story that helped propel the #Metoo movement, shattered decades of silence around the subject of sexual assault in Hollywood and altered American culture forever.  From the Academy Award® winning producers of 12 Years a Slave, Moonlight, Minari, Selma and The Big Short and the Oscar-nominated producer of Zero Dark Thirty and American Hustle, the film is based on the New York Times bestseller.

 

The Fabelmans

Dec 30, Feb 3, Feb 23, March 12 

Young Sammy Fabelman falls in love with movies after his parents take him to see “The Greatest Show on Earth”.  Armed with a camera, Sammy starts to make his own films at home, much to the delight of his supportive mother.

 

The Incredibles

Jan 2

In this lauded Pixar animated film, married superheroes Mr. Incredible and Elastigirl are forced to assume mundane lives as Bob and Helen Parr after all super-powered activities have been banned by the government. While Mr. Incredible loves his wife and kids, he longs to return to a life of adventure, and he gets a chance when summoned to an island to battle an out-of-control robot. Soon, Mr. Incredible is in trouble, and it’s up to his family to save him.

 

The Menu

Jan 4

A couple, Margot and Tyler, travel to a coastal island in the Pacific Northwest to eat at an exclusive restaurant, Hawthorn, where the reclusive, globally celebrated Chef Julian Slowik has prepared a lavish tasting menu for select special guests.  Joining the couple are three young, already inebriated tech bros, Bryce, Soren and Dave, an older wealthy couple and repeat clients, Anne and Richard, renowned restaurant critic Lillian Bloom and her slavish magazine editor Ted, and a famous middle-aged movie star with his assistant Felicity.  Hosted by the immaculately dressed front of house staff led by general Elsa, the evening unfolds with increasing tension at each of the guest tables as secrets are revealed and unexpected courses are served.  With wild and violent events occurring, Slowik’s motivation begins to rattle the diners as it becomes increasingly apparent that his elaborate menu is designed to catalyze to a shocking finale.

 

The Amazing Maurice

Jan 5, March 03

Rats! They’re everywhere … In the breadbins, dancing across the tabletops, stealing pies from under the cook’s noses. So, what does every town need? A good piper to lure them away. That’s where Maurice, a streetwise tomcat with the perfect money-making scam, comes in. Everyone has heard of the stories about the pied piper and the town full of rodents. So, Maurice has found his very own pied piper and a plague of rats to trick gullible townsfolk into giving him lots of cash. All is going well until they arrive in the far-flung village of Bad Blintz where they meet a book obsessed girl called Malicia, who enlists their help to solve the mystery of her town …

 

Tad The Explorer: The Mummy Adventure

Jan 7, Jan 13

Tad’s biggest dream is to be accepted by his archaeology colleagues, but his accident-prone nature gets in his way. When he inadvertently destroys a rare sarcophagus, a spell is cast, putting his friends’ lives in danger. Saving Mummy, Jeff and Belzoni will trigger an action-packed adventure that will lead Tad and Sara to travel to the far corners of the world to find a way to stop the curse of the Emerald Tablet.

 

The Emperor’s New Groove

Jan 9

Emperor Kuzco is turned into a llama by his ex-administrator Yzma, and must now regain his throne with the help of Pacha, the gentle llama herder.

 

Little Eggs: African Rescue

Jan 11

Toto, head rooster on a small farm, struggles to come to terms with parenting his two newly laid Little Eggs, Uly and Max, whose unruly behaviour has him pulling out his feathers. But this is only the beginning of Toto’s troubles. Because his Little Eggs are golden in colour they have caught the attention of The Duchess, a Russian egg collecting villain. She raids the farm to steal Uly and Max and ships them to Africa to become the main course at a secret dinner for the world’s billionaires, who are willing to pay thousands of dollars for exotic dishes. Toto and his friends must find a way to travel to African and rescue their Little Eggs while avoiding hungry crocodiles, a trio of clueless hippos, a bunch of crazy moneys and even the king of the jungle himself. This is a story about the courage of parents who overcome all obstacles to cross the entire world to rescue their children.

 

The Land Before Time

Jan 16

An orphaned brontosaurus named Littlefoot sets off in search of the legendary Great Valley.  A land of lush vegetation where the dinosaurs can thrive and live in peace.  Along the way he meets four other young dinosaurs, each one a different species, and they encounter several obstacles and the evil predator Sharptooth as they learn to work together in order to survive

 

Avatar: The Way Of Water

Jan 18, Jan 27, Feb 8

Set more than a decade after the events of the first film, AVATAR 2 begins to tell the story of the Sully family (Jake, Neytiri and their kids), the trouble that follows them, the lengths they go to keep each other safe, the battles they fight to stay alive and the tragedies they endure.

 

Blueback

Jan 21, Jan 26, Feb 24

Follows Abby, a child who befriends a magnificent wild blue groper while diving. When Abby realizes that the fish is under threat, she takes inspiration from her activist Mum, Dora, and takes on poachers to save her friend. Based upon the novella by Tim Winton.

 

Babylon

Jan 22, Feb 16

From the director of Whiplash and La La Land comes Babylon. An original epic set in 1920s Los Angeles led by Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie and Diego Calva, with an ensemble cast including Jovan Adepo, Li Jun Li and Jean Smart. A tale of outsized ambition and outrageous excess, it traces the rise and fall of multiple characters during an era of unbridled decadence and depravity in early Hollywood.

 

Lightyear

Jan 23

Legendary space ranger Buzz Lightyear embarks on an intergalactic adventure alongside ambitious recruits Izzy, Mo, Darby, and his robot companion, Sox. As this motley crew tackles their toughest mission yet, they must learn to work together as a team to escape the evil Zurg and his dutiful robot army that are never far behind.

 

Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile

Jan 25, Feb 18, March 05

Based on the best-selling book series by Bernard Waber. When the Primm family moves to New York City, their young son Josh struggles to adapt to his new school and new friends. All of that changes when he discovers Lyle – a singing crocodile who loves baths, caviar and great music-living in the attic of his new home. The two become fast friends, but when Lyle’s existence is threatened by evil neighbour Mr. Grumps, the Primm’s must band together with Lyle’s charismatic owner, Hector P. Valenti, to show the world that family can come from the most unexpected places and there’s nothing wrong with a big singing crocodile with an even bigger personality.

 

Puss In Boots: The Last Wish

Jan 28

Puss in Boots discovers that his passion for adventure has taken its toll: he has burned through eight of his nine lives. Puss sets out on an epic journey to find the mythical Last Wish and restore his nine lives.

 

I Wanna Dance With Somebody

Jan 24, Jan 30, Feb 10

The joyous, emotional and heart-breaking celebration of the life and music of Whitney Houston, the greatest female R&B pop vocalist of all time.  Tracking her journey from obscurity to musical super stardom.

 

A Man Called Otto

Feb 1, 17, 26, Mar 18

Based on the comical and moving # 1 New York Times bestseller, A Man Called Otto tells the story of Otto Anderson (Tom Hanks), a grumpy widower who is very set in his ways. When a lively young family moves in next door, he meets his match in quick-witted and very pregnant Marisol, leading to an unlikely friendship that will turn his world upside-down. Experience a funny, heartwarming story about how some families come from the most unexpected places.

 

The Banshees Of Inishferin

Feb 2, Feb 19, March 15

A pair of lifelong friends on a remote Irish island find themselves at an awkward time in their relationship when one of them no longer wants to be friends. From the director of In Bruges.

 

The Lost King

Feb 5

In 2012, having been lost for over 500 years, the remains of King Richard III were discovered beneath a carpark in Leicester. The search had been orchestrated by an amateur historian, Philippa Langley, whose unrelenting research had been met with incomprehension by her friends and family and with scepticism by experts and academics. THE LOST KING is the life-affirming true story of a woman who refused to be ignored and who took on the country’s most eminent historians, forcing them to think again about one of the most controversial kings in England’s history.

 

Mummies

Feb 10

In the bowels of the earth, where the sun does not reach, there is a city of mummies! By imperial mandate, Princess Nefer must marry Thut, a former charioteer. None of them wants marriage; Nefer because she craves freedom, and Thut because he is allergic to marriage. But the designs of the gods are irrevocable: Thut must marry Nefer in seven days and bring to the wedding the royal ring that Pharaoh has given him intact; in case something happens to the ring, Thut would pay with his eyes. On the surface of the earth, in the meantime, Lord Silvester Carnaby conducts an archaeological expedition and finds something unique: an Egyptian Royal wedding ring! Thut must go to the human world to retrieve it. He is accompanied by Sekhem, his 12-year-old brother, with his crocodile pet, and Nefer. Together they will live a great adventure in modern London and discover something that was not in their plans: falling in love.

 

Emily

Feb 12

Emily (Emma Mackey) wears a mask. The world tells her she must be quiet, obedient, dutiful. She certainly must neither speak her mind nor share her thoughts, feelings, and dreams. Emily though, is wildly alive. She rages with emotion, has a voice yearning to be heard, and her mind is overwhelmed by imagination. She has no interest in staying silent and doing what others want. And Emily is about to show you why.

 

Operation Fortune Ruse De Guerre

Feb 15

Super spy Orson Fortune (Jason Statham) must track down and stop the sale of a deadly new weapons technology wielded by billionaire arms broker Greg Simmonds (Hugh Grant).  Reluctantly teamed with some of the world’s best operatives (Aubrey Plaza, Cary Elwes, Bugzy Malone), Fortune and his crew recruit Hollywood’s biggest movie star Danny Francesco (Josh Hartnett) to help them on their globe-trotting undercover mission to save the world.

 

The Honeymoon

Mar 2

Adam and his bride, Sarah are about to embark on the romantic honeymoon of a lifetime in Venice.  But when the trip is gatecrashed by Adam’s best friend, Ed, it inadvertently turns their perfect lovers’ holiday into a complete disaster.

 

What’s Love Got To Do With It?

Mar 4

How do you find lasting love in today’s world?  For documentary filmmaker Zoe, swiping right to find Mr Right has only delivered bad dates and funny anecdotes, much to her opinionated mother Cath’s  dismay.  For her childhood friend and neighbour Kazim, the answer is to follow his parents’ example and opt for an assisted marriage with a bright and beautiful bride from Pakistan.  As Zoe films his hopeful journey from London to Lahore to marry a stranger, chosen by his parents, she begins to wonder if she might have something to learn from a different approach to finding love.

 

Mar 8

Set in the international world of Western classical music, the film centres on Lydia Tár, widely considered one of the greatest living composer-conductors and the very first female director of a major German orchestra.

 

The Whale

Mar 9, Mar 22

A reclusive English teacher suffering from severe obesity attempts to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter for one last chance at redemption.

 

Magic Mike’s Last Dance

Mar 10, 29

The creative team behind the first film, which garnered praise from critics and audiences alike has reunited to create the magic again: Channing Tatum reprises his role and Steven Soderbergh returns to the helm with a script from Reid Carolin, who also wrote the first two films.   “Magic” Mike Lane takes to the stage again after a lengthy hiatus, following a business deal that went bust, leaving him broke and taking bartender gigs in Florida.  For what he hopes will be one last hurrah, Mike heads to London with a wealthy socialite who lures him with an offer he can’t refuse … and an agenda all her own. With everything on the line, once Mike discovers what she truly has in mind, will he — and the roster of hot new dancers he’ll have to whip into shape — be able to pull it off?

 

My Fairy Troublemaker

Mar 11 

Violetta is in training to become a tooth fairy, but instead of conjuring up fun toys like a real tooth fairy all she manages is… violets.  Now the annual exam is coming up: Only the fairies that pass it receive the gem that transports them to and from the human world in order to collect the milk teeth and magic a toy.  Of course, Violetta fails the exam gloriously.  But Violetta wouldn‘t be Violetta if that would keep her from anything. Without further ado, she steals another fairy’s mission and gem and smuggles herself into the human world.  There she ends up in Maxie‘s new room.  Maxie and her mother have just moved from the countryside to the city and she feels completely out of place.  She loves nature and misses her beautiful garden.  She finds it hard to see her mother‘s boyfriend and his sons Tarek and Sami as her new family.  But then she meets Violetta, who is looking for Sami‘s tooth.  Because Violetta destroyed her gem during her rough landing she is now trapped in the human world.  Maxie and Violetta strike a deal: Maxie helps the fairy find her way back to the fairy world.  In exchange Violetta will do magic and return Maxie to her old countryside house.  Violetta agrees – even though she has yet to conjure up anything more than flowers.  And so their adventure begins… They have to save the green oasis of the city – an old factory ruin, overgrown with beautiful plants and flowers.  And suddenly, Violetta’s supposed weakness to conjure up flowers turns out to be a very special ability.  Together they manage to find the secret portal that brings Violetta back to the fairy world. And in the human world, Maxie finds her place in the city and in her new family.

 

The Son

Mar 16

A drama that follows a family as it falls apart and tries to come back together again.  A couple of years after his parents’ divorce, 17‐year‐old Nicholas no longer feels he can stay with his mother, Kate.  He moves in with his father Peter and Peter’s new partner Beth . Juggling work, his and Beth’s new baby, and the offer of his dream job in Washington, Peter tries to care for Nicholas as he wishes his own father had cared for him.  But by reaching for the past to correct its mistakes, he loses sight of how to hold onto the Nicholas in the present.

 

The Princess Bride

Mar 17

A fairy tale adventure about a beautiful young woman and her one true love.  He must find her after a long separation and save her.  They must battle the evils of the mythical kingdom of Florin to be reunited with each other.  Based on the William Goldman novel “The Princess Bride” which earned its own loyal audience.

 

Fisherman’s Friends: One & All

Mar 30

The sequel to the 2019 hit UK comedy charts the next instalment of the Fisherman’s Friends amazing and uplifting true story.  Following the unexpected success of their debut album “No Hopers, Jokers and Rogues” we re-join the world’s oldest ‘buoy band’ a year later struggling to navigate the pressures, pitfalls and temptations of their newfound fame.  FISHERMAN’S FRIENDS 2 follows the celebrated shanty singers through the highs and lows as lifelong friendships are put to the test, the community is struck by the ‘curse of the second album’ and ultimately the band realise their dream by performing on the pyramid stage at Glastonbury.

 

Aftersun

Mar 23

This evocative 90s-set drama, with an effortlessly cool soundtrack to match sees a divorced dad Calum who takes his 11-year-old daughter Sophie on a holiday to a budget Turkish resort.  “Calum is caring, weird in the way that everyone’s dad is a bit weird, and a goofball who genuinely enjoys spending time with his kid.  But there’s a clear sadness to him that shows there’s a dark side to him that will soon rear its head … Scottish filmmaker Charlotte Wells weaves together memories, home video and dreams in a singular way.  It turns out that an older Sophie is remembering these important – and, it is implied, last – moments with her dad … Wells makes the interplay between these recollections and her piecing together her father’s emotional reality incredibly vivid.  Aftersun flows like a fondly remembered memory that’s been replayed endlessly, as if trying to find an important detail that might explain what happened.  The light moments between the characters are warm and the darker ones linger heavily.” — Anna Bogutskaya, Time Out

 

Mar 24, Apr 1

Superhero partners Scott Lang and Hope Van Dyne return to continue their adventures as Ant-Man and the Wasp.  Together, with Hope’s parents Hank Pym and Janet Van Dyne, and Scott’s daughter Cassie Lang, the family finds themselves exploring the Quantum Realm, interacting with strange new creatures and embarking on an adventure that will push them beyond the limits of what they thought possible.

 

Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves

Mar 25, Apr 8

A charming thief and a band of unlikely adventurers embark on an epic quest to retrieve a long lost relic, but their charming adventure goes dangerously awry when they run afoul of the wrong people.

 

Missing

Mar 26

From the minds behind Searching comes Missing, a thrilling roller-coaster mystery that makes you wonder how well you know those closest to you.  When her mother (Nia Long) disappears while on vacation in Colombia with her new boyfriend, June’s (Storm Reid) search for answers is hindered by international red tape.  Stuck thousands of miles away in Los Angeles, June creatively uses all the latest technology at her fingertips to try and find her before it’s too late. But as she digs deeper, her digital sleuthing raises more questions than answers … and when June unravels secrets about her mom, she discovers that she never really knew her at all.

 

Champions

Mar 31, Apr 6

The hilarious and heartwarming story of a former minor-league basketball coach who, after a series of missteps, is ordered by the court to manage a team of players with intellectual disabilities.  He soon realizes that despite his doubts, together, this team can go further than they ever imagined.

 

Living

Apr 2

The story of an ordinary man, reduced by years of oppressive office routine to a shadow existence, who at the eleventh hour makes a supreme effort to turn his dull life into something wonderful – into one he can say has been lived to the full.  1953.  A London shattered by WWII is still recovering.  Williams (Bill Nighy), a veteran civil servant, is an important cog within the city’s bureaucracy as it struggles to rebuild.  Buried under paperwork at the office, lonely at home, his life has long felt empty and meaningless.  Then a shattering medical diagnosis forces him to take stock – and to try and grasp fulfilment before it goes beyond reach.  At a seaside resort, chaperoned by a local decadent (Tom Burke), he flirts with hedonism before rejecting it as his solution.  Back in London he finds himself drawn to the natural vitality of Margaret, a young woman who once worked under his supervision and is now determined to spread her wings.  Then one evening he is struck by a revelation – one as simple as it is profound – and with a new energy, and the help of Peter, an idealistic new recruit to his department, he sets about creating a legacy for the next generation.

 

Empire Of Light

Apr 5

Set in an English seaside town in the early 1980s, Empire of Light is a powerful and poignant story about human connection and the magic of cinema from Academy Award® winning director Sam Mendes.  Empire of Light features a stellar cast led by Academy Award winner Olivia Colman (The Favourite, The Lost Daughter), BAFTA winner Micheal Ward (Blue Story, Top Boy) and Academy Award winner Colin Firth (The King’s Speech, A Single Man).  It also reunites Mendes with Academy Award winning cinematographer Roger Deakins (1917, Skyfall).  Written and directed by Sam Mendes, Empire of Light stars Olivia Colman, Micheal Ward, Tom Brooke, Tanya Moodie, Hannah Onslow, Crystal Clarke, with Toby Jones and Colin Firth.

 

The Lion King (1994)

Apr 12

This Disney animated feature follows the adventures of the young lion Simba (Jonathan Taylor Thomas), the heir of his father, Mufasa (James Earl Jones). Simba’s wicked uncle, Scar (Jeremy Irons), plots to usurp Mufasa’s throne by luring father and son into a stampede of wildebeests. But Simba escapes, and only Mufasa is killed. Simba returns as an adult (Matthew Broderick) to take back his homeland from Scar with the help of his friends Timon (Nathan Lane) and Pumbaa (Ernie Sabella).

 

65

Apr 13

After a catastrophic crash on an unknown planet, pilot Mills quickly discovers he’s actually stranded on Earth … 65 million years ago.  Now, with only one chance at rescue, Mills and the only other survivor, Koa, must make their way across an unknown terrain riddled with dangerous prehistoric creatures in an epic fight to survive.  From the writers of A Quiet Place.

 

Mafia Mamma

Apr 14

An American woman (Toni Collette) who inherits her grandfather’s mafia empire in Italy.  Guided by the firm’s trusted consigliere, she hilariously defies everyone’s expectations, including her own, as the new head of the family business.

 

Apr 15

The continuing story of teenage Billy Batson who, upon reciting the magic word “SHAZAM!,” is transformed into his adult Super Hero alter ego, Shazam.
Bestowed with the powers of the gods, Billy Batson and his fellow foster kids are still learning how to juggle teenage life with their superhero alter egos.  When a vengeful trio of ancient gods arrive on Earth in search of the magic stolen from them long ago, Shazam and his allies get thrust into a battle for their superpowers, their lives, and the fate of the world.

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