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Patti Cake$

FOL­LOW the rise of an un­likely hip hop artist in what has been dubbed an in­stant clas­sic. Aus­tralian Danielle Macdon­ald de­liv­ers a pow­er­ful and en­dear­ing de­but per­for­mance as Patti. De­spite be­ing in the same vein as 8 Mile and Hus­tle & Flow, Patti Cake$ is any­thing but pre­dictable. ◗ Stars: Danielle Macdon­ald, Brid­get Everett, Sid­dharth Dhanan­jay ◗ Rat­ing: M. ◗ In cin­e­mas: Now.

Rip Tide

TEENAGE model Cora (by Dis­ney star Debby Ryan) is sent to Aus­tralia to spend time with her aunt Mar­got (Genevieve Heg­ney) af­ter a dam­ag­ing video goes vi­ral on­line back in the US. Rip Tide, filmed in Kiama in New South Wales, is a com­ing-of-age tale which with a pos­i­tive mes­sage. ◗ Stars: Va­lerie Bader, Danielle Carter, An­drew Creer. ◗ Rat­ing: G. ◗ In cin­e­mas: Now.

The Lego Nin­jago Movie

SIX young nin­jas are tasked with de­fend­ing their is­land home, Nin­jago. By night, they’re gifted war­riors but by day, they’re or­di­nary teens strug­gling with their great­est en­emy: high school. This is sure to con­tain the gags Lego fran­chise fans, young and old, have come to love.

◗ Stars: Olivia Munn, Justin Th­er­oux, Jackie Chan.

◗ Rat­ing: TBC. ◗ In cin­e­mas: Thurs­day.

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