Diana, 2Guns and other film debuts
Naomi Watts is Princess Diana in this biopic covering the last two years of her life, from her relationship with surgeon Dr Hasnat Khan ( Lost’s Naveen Andrews) to her campaign against land mines. Running time 112 minutes. Plays The Arts Centre Gold Coast, Pacific Fair, Robinam Nerang, Tweed City, Australia Fair and Coolangatta.
DEA agent and an undercover Naval Intelligence officer investigating one another find they have been set up by the mob. Stars Mark Wahlberg, Paula Patton, Denzel Washington. Running time 109 minutes. Plays Nerang, Tweed City, Robina, Coolangatta, Pacific Fair, Australia Fair, Yatala Drive-in, Harbour Town.
Metallica: Through The Never (CTC)
Young roadie for Metallica is sent on an urgent mission during the band’s show. But what seems like a simple assignment turns into a surreal adventure. Stars Dane DeHaan, James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich. Running time 94 minutes. Plays Robina, Pacific Fair, Australia Fair, Coolangatta.
The Family (M)
French filmmaker Luc Besson’s ( Taken, The Fifth Element) new action comedy casts Robert De Niro and Michelle Pfeiffer as notorious Mafia family parents who are relocated to Normandy, France under the witness protection program. Running time 111 minutes. Plays Robina, Coolangatta, Pacific Fair, Australia Fair, Harbour Town, Nerang.
About Time (M)
Highly anticipated new rom-com, penned and directed by Richard Curtis ( Love Actually). Young time traveller woos a young beauty, but finds the course of true love to be difficult – even with the ability to try and try again. Stars Domhall Gleeson, who is Gold Coast-bound to star in the Angelina Jolie directed film Unbroken, Rachel McAdams ( The Notebook), Bill Nighy ( Love Actually) and Margot Robbie. Running time 123 minutes. Opens October 17. Advance screenings at The Arts Centre Gold Coast, Robina, Pacific Fair, Australia Fair, Coolangatta and Harbour Town.
Nicholas Hytner directs the UK National Theatre production of the William Shakespeare play about the destructive power of jealousy. Adrian Lester ( Hustle) takes the title role with Rory Kinnear ( James Bond: Skyfall) as the duplicitous Iago. Screens on Saturday and Sunday at 12.30pm at Cinemax, Kingscliff.
The Untouchables (M)
Flashback Sundays, showcasing 10 of the best retro old school films, continue at Robina Event Cinemas with a screening of Brian De Palma’s 1987 film which returns America under Prohibition. Federal Agent Eliot Ness, played by Kevin Costner, assembles a handpicked team to bring Al Capone to justice. Won an Oscar for Sean Connery. Running time 119 minutes. Plays Sunday at 4pm and Monday at 7pm at Robina.
About Time stars Rachel McAdams and Domhall Gleeson