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Release Date: 18 Jun 2020
★★★★★ - "Rosie is a five-star treat" - Stuff ROSIE tells the story of a mother trying to protect her family after their landlord sells their rented home and they become homeless. Over 36 hours, Rosie and her partner John Paul strive to find…
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Release Date: 01 Oct 2020
★★★★ "A gem of a movie" - Stuff.  Filmmaker Elia Suleiman escapes from Palestine seeking an alternative homeland, only to find that Palestine is trailing behind him. The promise of a new life turns into a comedy of errors: however far he travels,…
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Release Date: 08 Oct 2020
★★★★ "Both an exceptional French film and exceptionally French." - Listener.  The perfect film for lovers of literature and intrigue alike, writer/director Rémi Bezançon (A Happy Event) presents a riddle wrapped in an enigma, packed into a…
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Release Date: 26 Dec 2020
★★★★★ "This doco is unlike anything you've seen before" - Stuff.co.nz.  When two of artist Barbora Kysilkova’s most valuable paintings are stolen from a gallery at Frogner in Oslo, the police are able to find the thief after a few days, but the…
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Release Date: 07 Jan 2021
- OSCAR WINNER-  ★★★★★ "One of the movies of the year" - Stuff.co.nz.  From groundbreaking director Emerald Fennell (Killing Eve) comes a delicious new take on revenge. Everyone said Cassie (Carey Mulligan) was a promising young woman... until a…
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Release Date: 28 Jan 2021
- OSCAR WINNER! -    ★★★★½ "Mads Mikkelsen's intoxicating new drama a memorable watch." - Stuff.co.nz.  Four friends, all high school teachers, test a theory that they will improve their lives by maintaining a constant level of alcohol in their…
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Release Date: 11 Feb 2021
- OSCAR WINNER-   A tender and sweeping story about what roots us, Minari follows a Korean-American family that moves to a tiny Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream.  The family home changes completely with the arrival of their sly,…
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Release Date: 04 Mar 2021
★★★★½ "This lovingly crafted Kiwi drama demands your attention" - Stuff.co.nz.  Mata, Missy and Makareta. Three cousins. Three lives. Separated by circumstances, yet bound together by blood. Orphaned Mata believes she has no whānau and lives out…
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Release Date: 04 Mar 2021
- 3 x OSCAR WINNER -   Following the economic collapse of a company town in rural Nevada, Fern (Frances McDormand) packs her van and sets off on the road exploring a life outside of conventional society as a modern-day nomad. The third feature film…
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Release Date: 18 Mar 2021
★★★★ "an enthralling, brutal, darkly funny and oddly hypnotic tale from this muddy patch of period England" - Time Out.  Fanny Lye (Maxine Peake) lives a quiet Puritan life with her husband John (Charles Dance) and young son Arthur (Zak Adams), but…
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Release Date: 25 Mar 2021
★★★★★ "You need to see 2021's most shocking, sobering and stunning doco" - Stuff.co.nz.  Director Alexander Nanau follows a crack team of investigators at the Romanian newspaper Gazeta Sporturilor as they try to uncover a vast health-care fraud that…
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Release Date: 25 Mar 2021
RAPHAEL: THE YOUNG PRODIGY tells the story of the artist from Urbino, beginning with his extraordinary early portraits of women - the Mother, the Friend, the Secret Lover and the Client. Delve into Raphael’s uncanny ability to capture celestial…
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Release Date: 01 Apr 2021
- ALL TICKETS AT KIDS PRICES! -  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…
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Release Date: 01 Apr 2021
★★★★ "Benedict Cumberbatch, Jessie Buckley shine in Cold War thriller" - Stuff.co.nz.   THE COURIER is a true-life spy thriller, the story of an unassuming British businessman Greville Wynne (Benedict Cumberbatch) recruited into one of the greatest…
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Release Date: 01 Apr 2021
- 2 x OSCAR WINNER -  ★★★★★ "[Hopkins] is simply stunning" - Stuff.co.nz.  Anthony is 80, mischievous, living defiantly alone and rejecting the carers that his daughter, Anne, encouragingly introduces. Yet help is also becoming a necessity for…
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Release Date: 15 Apr 2021
ALL TICKETS AT KIDS PRICES!  One of the most beloved rivalries in history is reignited when Jerry moves into New York City’s finest hotel on the eve of “the wedding of the century,” forcing the event’s desperate planner to hire Tom to get rid of…
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Release Date: 22 Apr 2021
★★★★★ "2021's best movie so far" - Stuff.co.nz.  Experiential cinema in its purest form, Gunda chronicles the unfiltered lives of a mother pig, a flock of chickens, and a herd of cows with masterful intimacy. Using stark, transcendent black and…
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Release Date: 22 Apr 2021
Based on true events – Summer, 1939 and Thomas Miller (Eddie Izzard) has taken a last minute and controversial role teaching English to the daughters of high-ranking Nazis at the Augusta-Victoria College, Bexhill-on-Sea – a finishing school on the…
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Release Date: 22 Apr 2021
- OSCAR NOMINEE -  A raw and heartfelt examination of the legendary Billie Holiday, one of the greatest jazz musicians of all time who was adored by fans across the globe for her exceptional talent and glamorous style. But as her profile and…
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Release Date: 29 Apr 2021
★★★★ "A lyrical, beautifully performed and gently engrossing ballad of a film" - Stuff.co.nz.  Two travelers, on the run from a band of vengeful hunters in the 1820s Northwest, the dream of striking it rich, but their tenuous plan to make their…
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Release Date: 29 Apr 2021
★★★★ "A slight and quietly beautiful film" - Stuff.co.nz.  In the aftermath of an unfathomable event, Edee (Robin Wright, Forrest Gump and Golden Globe®-award winner for TV’s House of Cards) finds herself unable to stay connected to the world she…
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Release Date: 29 Apr 2021
This documentary explores Pompeii, that city cloaked in mystery which, over the course of history, has influenced culture and art, from Neoclassicism to Contemporary Art, through images and words by the great artists and writers who experienced,…
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Release Date: 06 May 2021
In this heartfelt comedy JUNE AGAIN, a twist of fate gives family matriarch June (Hazlehurst) a reprieve from a debilitating illness. Much to their amazement, June re-enters the lives of her adult children, Ginny (Karvan) and Devon (Curry), and…
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Release Date: 06 May 2021
★★★★★ "Irresistibly charming" - Kate Rodger, Newshub.  99-year-old Isey lives with her adult son James on their small farm in Kawakawa, New Zealand. They are descendants of Ngāti Manu – the Bird People. Isey is turning 100 in a week. In their unique…
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Release Date: 13 May 2021
★★★★ "A perfectly drawn slice of humanity, honestly shared." - Stuff.co.nz.  Between raising her young son, taking care of her ill-tempered, cancer-battling mother, navigating her career as a top-notch lawyer dealing with a major corruption scandal,…
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Release Date: 13 May 2021
FINDING YOU is an inspirational romantic drama full of heart and humor about finding the strength to be true to oneself. After an ill-fated audition at a prestigious New York music conservatory, violinist Finley Sinclair travels to an Irish coastal…
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Release Date: 27 May 2021
"This Kāpiti-dramedy is, at its heart, a celebration of the region and its leading lady... Libby Hunsdale and Ari Boyland deliver terrific performances. Poppy is a nuanced, vibrant and comedic tour-de-force" - Stuff.co.nz.  A young woman with Down…
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Release Date: 27 May 2021
★★★★ "Spectacular... a huge amount of old-fashioned fun to be had " – Guardian.  Academy Award® winner Emma Stone (“La La Land”) stars in Disney’s Cruella, an all-new live-action feature film about the rebellious early days of one of cinemas most…
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Release Date: 27 May 2021
★★★★½ "Just as thrilling as the original" - Newshub.  Following the deadly events at home, the Abbott family must now face the terrors of the outside world as they continue their fight for survival in silence. Forced to venture into the unknown,…
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Release Date: 03 Jun 2021
★★★★ "Uplifting, heartwarming tale. Toni Collette and Damian Lewis shine" - Stuff.co.nz.   Experience the inspiring true story of Dream Alliance, an unlikely racehorse bred by small town bartender, Jan Vokes (Toni Collette). With very little money…
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Release Date: 10 Jun 2021
★★★★ "a sweet delight" "charming" "hilarious" - Stuff.co.nz.  The Inbetweeners star Simon Bird's directorial debut is a funny, charming and wince-inducingly accurate adaptation of Joff Winterhart's graphic novel, with a soundtrack by Belle &…
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Release Date: 17 Jun 2021
Vin Diesel’s Dom Toretto is leading a quiet life off the grid with Letty and his son, little Brian, but they know that danger always lurks just over their peaceful horizon. This time, that threat will force Dom to confront the sins of his past if…
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Release Date: 17 Jun 2021
★★★★½ "A quietly lovely movie that reaches some unexpectedly wonderful places" - Stuff.co.nz.  Sandra (Dunne), on the surface of it, is a young Mum struggling to provide her two young daughters with a warm, safe, happy home to grow up in. Beneath…
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Release Date: 24 Jun 2021
★★★★★ "In the Heights isn't just a great musical. It's a great and brave piece of filmmaking. Go." (Stuff.co.nz).  The creator of “Hamilton” and the director of “Crazy Rich Asians” invite you to the event of the year, where the streets are made of…
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Release Date: 01 Jul 2021
★★★★ "A deceptively insightful comedy" - Stuff.co.nz.   An Official Selection of the 2020 Cannes International Film Festival, writer/director Caroline Vignal’s hilarious and life-affirming romantic comedy stars the wonderful Laure Calamy (Call My…
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Release Date: 08 Jul 2021
★★★★ "Absolutely worth the wait... Black Widow was made for the BIG screen" - Kate Rodger, NewsHub In Marvel Studios’ action-packed spy thriller “Black Widow,” Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow confronts the darker parts of her ledger when a…
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Release Date: 08 Jul 2021
★★★★½ "A surprisingly taut, deliciously black comedy which offers a crowdpleasing mix of dystopian nightmare and French farce at its finest." - Stuff.co.nz.  Winner of 7 César Awards, including Best Film and Best Director! This crowd-pleasing film…
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Release Date: 14 Jul 2021
If you’ve never seen Breathless, now is the time. If you have, then you’ve never seen it like this: newly restored in 4K and projected on the big screen in all its ground-breaking brilliance. Sensual, thrilling and effortlessly…
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Release Date: 15 Jul 2021
EXCLUSIVE TO LIGHT HOUSE CUBA!  ★★★★½  "Amazing love letter to the best band you've never heard of" - Stuff.co.nz  How can one rock band be successful, underrated, hugely influential, and criminally overlooked all at the same time? Edgar Wright's…
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Release Date: 15 Jul 2021
★★★★ "The Godmother offers a tasty mix of -esque cop drama and stoner comedy laughs." - Stuff.co.nz  The effervescent Isabelle Huppert returns in The Godmother, where the gritty realism of Breaking Bad meets the stoner comedy of a Cheech & Chong…
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Release Date: 15 Jul 2021
"A magical, charming love-letter to the movies" - Stuff.co.nz.  - ADULT TICKETS AT KIDS PRICES -  Welcome to the Jam! NBA champion and global icon LeBron James goes on an epic adventure alongside timeless Tune Bugs Bunny with the…
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Release Date: 28 Jul 2021
The idea of the film was conceived in 1967, when two senior National Film Unit staff attended the international world fair Expo 67 in Montreal and brought back information about the way film was used to promote the countries exhibiting at Expo 67.…
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Release Date: 29 Jul 2021
ALL TICKETS AT KIDS PRICES + WATCH THE FILM AT LIGHT HOUSE TO BE IN TO WIN A JUNGLE CRUISE TOTE BAG!  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…
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Release Date: 29 Jul 2021
★★★★★ "This film went straight for my heart" - NewsHub.  Essie Davis plays Bunny King, a mother of two with a sketchy past who works as a squeegee bandit washing windows at a traffic lights. Bunny uses her warmth and wit to charm money from…
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Release Date: 05 Aug 2021
The sparkling new comedy from César-winner Martin Provost (The Midwife, Seraphine). It’s 1967. The immaculate and morally upright Paulette Van Der Beck (the ever-exquisite Binoche) and her husband Robert have been running Van der Beck’s School of…
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Release Date: 05 Aug 2021
★★★★★ "An epic that's as adorable as it is violent. - London Evening Standard.   Welcome to hell—a.k.a. Belle Reve, the prison with the highest mortality rate in the US of A. Where the worst Super-Villains are kept and where they will do anything to…
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Release Date: 12 Aug 2021
From the acclaimed director of Spotlight Tom McCarthy, STILLWATER follows Bill, an American oil-rig rough neck from Oklahoma, who travels to Marseille to visit his estranged daughter who is in prison for a murder she claims she did not commit.…
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Release Date: 12 Aug 2021
A family trip through the New Zealand wilderness turns into a nightmare when they're suddenly confronted by a pair of drifters in this Sundance thriller starring Daniel Gillies (The Originals) and Miriama McDowell (Waru). Winding down a desolate…
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Release Date: 12 Aug 2021
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…
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Release Date: 19 Aug 2021
The Man In The Hat sets off from Marseilles in a small Fiat 500. On the seat beside him is a framed photograph of an unknown woman. Behind him is a 2CV into which is squeezed Five Bald Men. Why are they chasing him? And how can he shake them off? As…
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Release Date: 19 Aug 2021
Her voice changed everything. Jennifer Hudson is Aretha Franklin in the new movie, RESPECT – only in cinemas August 19. Following the rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international…
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Release Date: 26 Aug 2021
Los Angeles, today. Henry (Adam Driver) is a stand-up comedian with a fierce sense of humor who falls in love with Ann (Marion Cotillard), a world-renowned opera singer. Under the spotlight, they form a passionate and glamorous couple. The birth of…
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Release Date: 26 Aug 2021
Q&A PREVIEW SCREENING WITH DIRECTOR MATTHEW J SAVILLE!  SUNDAY 22nd AUGUST @ LIGHT HOUSE CUBA   Sam (George Ferrier) a self-destructive 17-year-old, returns home from boarding school to discover his UK-based grandmother Ruth (Charlotte Rampling) has…
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Release Date: 26 Aug 2021
A sensational trove. A great discovery. A cinematographic tour through 4 stunning exhibitions. 70 years on from Hitler’s declaration of war on “degenerate” art, this event film reveals secrets of the Fuhrer's treasure. Picasso, Matisse, Renoir and…
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Release Date: 02 Sep 2021
A hundred miles south of Woodstock, some of the biggest names in blues, gospel and soul – including Nina Simone, Stevie Wonder, BB King and Mahalia Jackson – prepare to take the stage. It’s 1969, the year of the Manson murders, the moon landing and…
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Release Date: 02 Sep 2021
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…
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Release Date: 03 Sep 2021
GERMAN FILM FESTIVAL 2021: Das Wunder von Taipeh / The Miracle of Taipeh  In 1981 Taiwan hosted its first Women's World Cup, at a time when the German Football Association did not promote but rather grudgingly tolerated women's football – in Germany…
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Release Date: 04 Sep 2021
GERMAN FILM FESTIVAL 2021: Fuchs im Bau / Fox in a Hole  The new job of ambitious teacher HANNES FUCHS is unusual: It is the prison school of the young offender part of a big prison in Vienna. There Fuchs meets headstrong prison teacher ELISABETH…
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Release Date: 05 Sep 2021
GERMAN FILM FESTIVAL 2021: Waren einmal Revoluzzer / Once Were Rebels  The two couples Helene and Jakob, Tina and Volker are modern, urbane people in their late 30s who enjoy a privileged, orderly existence in Vienna. When word reaches them that a…
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Release Date: 09 Sep 2021
The magnificent Catherine Frot (Marguerite) takes centre stage as Eve, a world-renowned rose farmer dealing with hard times. In this easy-going and good-natured comedy, Eve allows herself to reluctantly accept help from an unlikely source and by…
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Release Date: 16 Sep 2021
The iconic Eiffel Tower proudly stands on the Champ de Mars in the heart of Paris as a beacon of French artistry and ingenuity. But what do we know of Gustave Eiffel, the engineering genius to whom the wrought-iron lattice tower is named after? This…
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Release Date: 16 Sep 2021
BREAKING BREAD follows Arab and Jewish chefs in Haifa, Israel as they collaborate in the kitchen. Connected through a shared love of food, the chefs unite to celebrate their cultures  and the food of their region free from political and religious…
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Release Date: 30 Sep 2021
A poetic blending of the personal and political, Skies of Lebanon combines live action with animation to create a vivid picture of Lebanon, inspired by the family history of filmmaker Chloé Mazlo. Using stories told to her by her grandmother of life…
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Release Date: 30 Sep 2021
Drac and the pack are back, like you’ve never seen them before in Hotel Transylvania: Transformania. Reunite with your favorite monsters for an all-new adventure that presents Drac with his most terrifying task yet. When Van Helsing’s mysterious…
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Release Date: 30 Sep 2021
In No Time To Die, Bond (Daniel Craig) 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…
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Release Date: 14 Oct 2021
From Twentieth Century Studios and visionary filmmaker Ridley Scott comes The Last Duel, a gripping tale of betrayal and vengeance set against the brutality and female oppression of 14th century France. The historical epic, which is based on actual…
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Release Date: 21 Oct 2021
A stunning new exploration of the life and work of Van Gogh, through the eyes of his most devoted admirer and owner of the largest private collection of his artworks. Gain unprecedented access to legendary artistic treasures, experience the rare…
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Release Date: 21 Oct 2021
Oscar nominee Denis Villeneuve ( Arrival, Blade Runner 2049) directs Dune, the big-screen adaptation of Frank Herbert’s seminal bestselling book.  A mythic and emotionally charged hero’s journey, Dune tells the story of Paul Atreides, a brilliant…
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Release Date: 28 Oct 2021
Twenty years ago, Billy Elliot showed us that boys can dance and now Miss will win hearts as it proves that boys can compete in beauty pageants. The new film by Ruben Alves (The Gilded Cage) is a feel-good story about overcoming hardship and…
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Release Date: 28 Oct 2021
A psychological thriller about a young girl, passionate in fashion design, who is mysteriously able to enter the 1960s where she encounters her idol, a dazzling wannabe singer. But 1960s London is not what it appears, and time seems to fall apart…
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Release Date: 11 Nov 2021
Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch is a love letter to journalists set in an outpost of an American magazine in a fictional 20th-century French city and brings to life a collection of stories published in The French Dispatch.  Written and directed…
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Release Date: 18 Nov 2021
After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy’s top aviators, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him. When he…
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Release Date: 02 Dec 2021
In Imperial Rome led by Crassus, Spartacus and his wife Phrygia are reduced to slavery and are separated by slave dealers. His love for her and his desire for freedom lead him to revolt against the Roman army with the help of the other captives. But…
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Release Date: 19 Dec 2021
On Christmas eve, Marie and her whole family are gathered around the tree in celebration of the holiday. She receives a magical gift from her godfather Drosselmeyer and soon enough this Christmas eve will take an unexpected turn for her. Marie's new…
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Release Date: 01 Jan 2022
As a collection of history’s worst tyrants and criminal masterminds gather to plot a war to wipe out millions, one man must race against time to stop them. Discover the origins of the very first independent intelligence agency in The King’s Man,…
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Release Date: 23 Jan 2022
Lured to the banks of a mysterious lake by his alter-ego, the Evil Genius, Prince Siegfried encounters the most beautiful swan Odette and swears his love to her. At the castle, prospective brides try to entertain the distracted Prince, but it is the…
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Release Date: 10 Feb 2022
Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot’s Egyptian vacation aboard a glamorous river steamer turns into a terrifying search for a murderer when a picture-perfect couple’s idyllic honeymoon is tragically cut short. Set against an epic landscape of sweeping…
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Release Date: 17 Feb 2022
It’s July 29, 1981. In the majestic St Paul’s Cathedral in London, Lady Diana Spencer marries Prince Charles. The same day, another celebration takes place in the canteen of a Norwegian small-town factory. It’s the newly-weds LIV and TERJE’S wedding…
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Release Date: 20 Mar 2022
Emeralds for the elegance and sophistication of Paris, rubies for the speed and modernity of New York, and diamonds for an imperial St. Petersburg. Three sparkling scenes accompanied by the music of three essential composers, feature the styles of…
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Release Date: 22 May 2022
While traveling in Egypt, Lord Wilson is caught in a sandstorm and finds refuge in the nearest pyramid where Aspicia, the daughter of one of Egypt’s most powerful pharaohs, lies entombed. When he falls asleep, lulled by the haze of opium, Aspicia…
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