There is something for everyone this week, from a wild western and an enduring love story to a celebration of mean girls and music
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.
SPECIALTY SCREENINGS REMEMBERING THE MAN The Arts Centre Gold Coast
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.
MEAN GIRLS, CLUELESS (M) Tweed City
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.
MICHAEL BUBLE TOUR STOP 148 Kingscliff
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.
Eva Green portrays Miss Peregrine.