NOW SHOW­ING

Su­per­heroes, ro­mance, fam­ily and a plot to kill a phi­lan­der­ing man are the sub­jects of this week’s crop of new re­leases at lo­cal cin­e­mas

The Gold Coast Bulletin - Play Magazine - - MOVIES -

AMAZ­ING SPI­DER-MAN 2 (M)

Robina, Aus­tralia Fair, Pa­cific Fair, Coolan­gatta, Nerang, Yatala Drive-in, Har­bour Town: Andrew Garfield re­turns as the web-sling­ing comic book hero in the se­quel to the 2012 re­boot, di­rected again by Marc Webb. Spi­der-Man aka Peter Parker is em­brac­ing his two lives — as the hero of New York and boyfriend of Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone). But when a new vil­lain Elec­tro (Jamie Foxx) emerges, along with the ar­rival of an old friend, Harry Os­born (Dane DeHaan), Peter re­alises all his en­e­mies share one thing: Os­Corp.

THE OTHER WOMAN (M)

Robina, Aus­tralia Fair, Pa­cific Fair, Coolan­gatta, Nerang, Har­bour Town: Cameron Diaz stars as Carly, a suc­cess­ful lawyer who re­alises her boyfriend, Mark ( Game of Thrones star Niko­laj Coster-Wal­dau) ac­tu­ally has a wife (Les­lie Mann). Not only that, but he’s also got an­other, much younger, mis­tress on the go (Kate Up­ton), so all three women team up to plot mu­tual re­venge on the three-tim­ing SOB. Di­rected by Nick Cas­savetes ( The Note­book).

THE IN­VIS­I­BLE WOMAN (M)

Nerang, The Arts Cen­tre Gold Coast, Tweed City: Ralph Fi­ennes di­rects and stars in this lesser known tale of Bri­tish writer Charles Dick­ens, who at the height of his ca­reer met the eigh­teen-year-old ac­tress Ellen ‘Nelly’ Ter­nan (Felic­ity Jones), who would be­come his se­cret lover up un­til his death. Also stars Kristin Scott Thomas.

CHI­NESE PUZZLE (M)

The Arts Cen­tre Gold Coast, Tweed City: A French film by Cedric Klapisch, di­rec­tor of Paris and The Span­ish Apart­ment, this stars Ro­main Duris as a 40-year-old fa­ther of two, who can’t bear the thought of his chil­dren grow­ing up so far away and ends up fol­low­ing them and their mother to New York. Also star­ring Au­drey Tautou, Ce­cile De France and Kelly Reilly.

Ralph Fi­ennes as Charles Dick­ens and Felic­ity Jones as Nelly Ter­nan in The In­vis­i­ble Woman

Ro­main Duris in Chi­nese puzzle

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