NOW SHOW­ING

A desert trek, a tale of an­cient Greece and a war­time bid to re­trieve price­less art from the Nazis are among this week’s movie of­fer­ings

The Gold Coast Bulletin - Play Magazine - - MOVIES -

TRACKS (M)

The Arts Cen­tre Gold Coast, Aus­tralia Fair, Pa­cific Fair, Robina, Coolan­gatta, Har­bour Town: Based on the true story of Robyn David­son, who in 1977 trekked 2700km from Alice Springs to the west coast with four camels and her dog. Mia Wasikowska stars as the young trav­eller. Di­rected by Stone, The Painted John Cur­ran ( Veil). Opens to­day.

300: RISE OF AN EM­PIRE (MA15+)

Aus­tralia Fair, Coolan­gatta, Pa­cific Fair, Robina, Har­bour Town, Yatala Drive-in: Aus­tralian ac­tor Sul­li­van An­i­mal King­dom) Sta­ple­ton ( plays a gen­eral who tries to unite all of Greece and lead the charge against mor­tal-turned-god Xerxes (Ro­drigo San­toro) and his Per­sian army. Based on Frank Miller’s lat­est graphic novel Xerxes. Opens to­day.

VAM­PIRE ACADEMY (M)

Aus­tralia Fair, Coolan­gatta, Pa­cific Fair, Robina, Har­bour Town: Based on Richelle Mead's best­selling books, Mean di­rected by Mark Wa­ters ( Girls) and star­ring Aussie Lucy Light­ning Point), Fry ( as teenage vam­pire, who with her friends must learn to nav­i­gate school and life. Dark laughs. Opens to­day.

AD­VANCE SCREEN­INGS THE MON­U­MENTS MEN (M)

Aus­tralia Fair, Coolan­gatta, Pa­cific Fair, Robina: An un­likely World War II pla­toon has to res­cue art master­pieces from Nazi thieves and re­turn them to their own­ers. Ge­orge Clooney di­rects and stars. Matt Damon, Bill Mur­ray, John Good­man and Cate Blanchett. Screens Mon­day, 7pm.

SPE­CIALTY SCREEN­INGS

WAR HORSE (M)

Kingscliff, The Arts Cen­tre Gold Coast: This UK Na­tional Theatre pro­duc­tion, filmed in Lon­don’s West End, fol­lows an ex­tra­or­di­nary jour­ney from the fields of Devon to the trenches of France and fea­tures as­ton­ish­ing life-size pup­pets.

Mon­u­ments Men stars Matt Damon and Cate Blanchett.

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