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MISS PERE­GRINE’S HOME FOR PE­CU­LIAR CHIL­DREN (M) Har­bour Town, Tweed City, Nerang, Yatala Drive-In, Aus­tralia Fair, Coolan­gatta, Robina, Pa­cific Fair

When Ja­cob dis­cov­ers clues to a mys­tery that spans dif­fer­ent worlds and times, he finds a mag­i­cal place known as Miss Pere­grine’s Home for Pe­cu­liar Chil­dren. But the mys­tery and dan­ger deepen as he gets to know the res­i­dents and learns about their spe­cial pow­ers ... and their pow­er­ful en­e­mies. Ul­ti­mately, Ja­cob dis­cov­ers that only his own “pe­cu­liar­ity” can save his new friends.

THE MAG­NIF­I­CENT SEVEN (M) Har­bour Town, Tweed City, Nerang, Yatala Drive-In, Aus­tralia Fair, Coolan­gatta, Robina, Pa­cific Fair

Di­rec­tor An­toine Fuqua brings his mod­ern vi­sion to a clas­sic story in The Mag­nif­i­cent

Seven. With the town of Rose Creek un­der the deadly con­trol of in­dus­tri­al­ist Bartholomew Bogue, the des­per­ate towns­peo­ple em­ploy pro­tec­tion from seven out­laws, bounty hunters, gam­blers and hired guns. As they pre­pare the town for the vi­o­lent show­down that they know is com­ing, these seven mer­ce­nar­ies find them­selves fight­ing for more than money.


At a pres­ti­gious Catholic boys’ school in Mel­bourne in 1976, Tim Con­i­grave and John Ca­leo fell madly in love. Their pas­sion­ate, tem­pes­tu­ous, op­er­atic ro­mance lasted for 16 years, fac­ing dis­ap­proval, temp­ta­tion, sep­a­ra­tion, and the loom­ing shadow of the Grim Reaper. Their re­la­tion­ship has been im­mor­talised in Tim Con­i­grave’s post­hu­mous au­to­bi­og­ra­phy Hold­ing the

Man, which has been read and loved by mil­lions world­wide. This is the true story of how Romeo met Romeo and how first love can­not only last but en­dure. Sun­day at 4.30pm, Tues­day at 6.30pm and Wednesday at 11.50am.


A Hoyts Rewind spe­cial event dou­ble screen­ing. In Mean

Girls, Cady Heron is a hit with The Plas­tics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, un­til she makes the mis­take of fall­ing for Aaron Sa­muels, the ex-boyfriend of al­pha Plas­tic Regina Ge­orge. Then in

Clue­less, a rich high school stu­dent tries to boost a new pupil’s pop­u­lar­ity, but reck­ons it should be with­out af­fairs of the heart get­ting in the way. Monday at 7pm.


A spe­cial event screen­ing that de­scends on cin­e­mas the world over, this is a docu-style film that fea­tures per­for­mances from the crooner’s re­cent world tour and the sac­ri­fices he and his crew made to bring the show to life. Saturday and Sun­day at 1.10pm.

Pic­ture: Jay Maid­ment

Eva Green por­trays Miss Pere­grine.

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