One Direction: This Is Us (CTC)
An ‘‘all-access’’ pass to British pop sensations One Direction on tour and live in concert at London’s O2 Arena, directed by Morgan Spurlock ( Super Size Me). Shows Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan’s meteoric rise from humble beginnings to the X-Factor and pop stardom. Screens at Harbour Town, Robina, Pacific Fair, Australia Fair, Coolangatta, Nerang, Tweed City.
This fast-paced, action-packed 3D comedy from the makers of Madagascar will have audiences unexpectedly cheering for a super-charged snail to use his incredible powers to win the ultimate race against his idols so that he can prove no dream is too big and no dreamer is too small. (Report, Page 11.) Stars Ryan Reynolds, Paul Giamatti, Maya Rudolph, Samuel L. Jackson, Snoop Dogg, Luis Guzman, Michelle Rodriguez, Ken Jeong, Bill Hader, Richard Jenkins and Ben Schwartz. Screens at Harbour Town, Robina, Pacific Fair, Australia Fair, Coolangatta, Nerang, Yatala Drive-In, Tweed City.
From the CG-animated world of Pixar’s Cars comes this highflying Disney tale of a crop-dusting plane named Dusty, who dreams of competing in a famous aerial race. There’s only one problem: he’s afraid of heights. Features the voices of Val Kilmer, Dane Cook, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and John Cleese, Teri Hatcher, Cedric the Entertainer and Sinbad. (Report, Page 10.). Screens at Harbour Town, Robina, Pacific Fair, Australia Fair, Coolangatta, Yatala Drive-In, Tweed City.
Percy Jackson: The Sea Of Monsters (G)
The second Percy Jackson movie, based on Rick Riordan’s urban fantasy teen novels. Son of Greek god Poseidon, Percy (Logan Lerman) and his friends head to the titular sea to find the mythical Golden Fleece. Also stars Nathan Fillion, Jake Abel, Stanley Tucci, Missi Pyle and Brandon T. Jackson. (Report, Page 12.) Screens at Harbour Town, Robina, Pacific Fair, Australia Fair, Coolangatta, Nerang, Yatala Drive-In, Tweed City.
Mood Indigo (M)
French film with English subtitles. Romain Duris, Audrey Tautou, Gad Elmaleh and Omar Sy star in co-writer/director Michel Gondry’s drama/fantasy about a woman who suffers from an unusual illness caused by a flower growing in her lungs. Adapted from Boris Vian’s 1947 novel Froth on the Daydream and its American edition, Foam of the Daze. Running time 94 minutes. Screens at The Arts Centre Gold Coast.