An alcoholic voyeur, a mammoth oil spill, two caped crusaders and dancing princesses mean this week in cinema is anything but boring
THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN (MA) Robina, Australia Fair, Pacific Fair, Harbour Town, Yatala Drive-In
Based on the best-selling novel by Paula Hawkins, this is an electrifying thriller directed by Tate Taylor ( The Help) and starring Emily Blunt. Devastated by her recent divorce, Rachel (Blunt) spends her daily commute fantasising about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes entangled in the mystery that unfolds.
DEEPWATER HORIZON (M) Robina, Australia Fair, Pacific Fair, Harbour Town, Yatala Drive-In
A story set on the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, which exploded during April 2010 and created the worst oil spill in US history.
BATMAN: RETURN OF THE CAPE CRUSADERS Coolangatta, Harbour Town
It’s back to the 1960s as Batman and Robin spring into action when Gotham City is threatened by a quartet of Batman’s most fiendish foes – Penguin, The Joker, Riddler and Catwoman. The four super-villains have combined their wicked talents to hatch a plot so nefarious that the dynamic duo will need to go to outer space (and back) to foil their arch enemies and restore order in Gotham City.
SPECIALITY SCREENINGS THE AUSTRALIAN BALLET FAIRY TALE SERIES: THE SLEEPING BEAUTY Robina
In a supernatural world of good and evil, Princess Aurora becomes cursed by a sorcerer on her 16th birthday, but by some fast thinking by The Lilac Fairy she falls into a deep sleep and is saved from death. One day, a lonely Prince searches for his true love and awakens the princess with a kiss. Be swept into a world of magical fairies and bluebirds with Aurora and her Prince, as they dance their way through rose gardens and Imperial Courts, to Tchaikovsky’s enchanting score to celebrate their love. Saturday and Sunday at 10am.
A scene from The Sleeping Beauty, one part of the three-part Australian Ballet Fairy Tale Series.