Star Wars is the main movie at­trac­tion this week, with a hand­ful of cine­mas re­vis­it­ing some favourites from through­out the year

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STAR WARS: ROGUE ONE (M) Pa­cific Fair, Aus­tralia Fair, Robina, Coolan­gatta, Tweed, Har­bour Town, Nerang

Fol­low­ing the foun­da­tion of the Ga­lac­tic Em­pire, a way­ward band of rebel fight­ers come to­gether to carry out a des­per­ate mis­sion: to steal the plans for the Death Star be­fore it can be used to en­force the Em­peror’s rule.


takes one risky car stunt too far, Lucy de­clares she is mov­ing to the city – send­ing Billy into a spin. Amid the may­hem of the town’s an­nual Bach­e­lors and Spin­sters party, Billy only has one night to wake up to his true feel­ings for his best friend – or lose her for­ever. Spin Out is a com­edy ro­mance for the young and the young at heart. Star­ring Xavier Sa­muel, Mor­gan Grif­fin and Lin­coln Lewis.


Based on the in­cred­i­ble true story of the Beam fam­ily. When Christy, a mother, dis­cov­ers her 10-year-old daugh­ter Anna has a rare, in­cur­able dis­ease, she be­comes a fe­ro­cious ad­vo­cate for her daugh­ter’s heal­ing. Af­ter Anna has a freak ac­ci­dent, an mir­a­cle un­folds that leaves med­i­cal spe­cial­ists mys­ti­fied. Star­ring Jen­nifer Gar­ner, Martin Hen­der­son and Queen Lat­i­fah.

THE FENCER (PG) The Arts Cen­tre

Flee­ing from the Rus­sian se­cret po­lice be­cause of his con­tro­ver­sial past, a young Es­to­nian fencer named En­del is forced to re­turn to his home­land, where he be­gins to train a group of young chil­dren in the art of fenc­ing. The past, how­ever, catches up with him and En­del has to choose be­tween let­ting his stu­dents down or putting his life in dan­ger. The movie is par­tially based on the real-life story of the Es­to­nian fencer En­del Nelis (1925-1993).


In early 1997 Anu Singh, a beau­ti­ful law stu­dent at the Aus­tralian Na­tional Uni­ver­sity, con­fides in friends that she plans to kill her­self to put an end to a mys­te­ri­ous ill­ness. With doc­tors un­able or un­will­ing to help, Anu’s en­gi­neer boyfriend, Joe Cinque, at­tempts to get to the bot­tom of her con­di­tion. But Anu’s men­tal and emo­tional state dis­in­te­grate, and her plans grow more macabre.

THE GOOD LIE (M) The Arts Cen­tre

Screen­ing pre­sented by the au­thor of Un­der a Su­danese Star Yai Atem. Fol­lowed by a Q&A with Lost Boy of Su­dan Yai Atem as he con­tin­ues to raise funds to travel around Aus­tralia to share his story with school stu­dents.


Set against the back­drop of post-war Bri­tain, John Os­borne’s mod­ern clas­sic con­jures the seedy glam­our of the old mu­sic halls for an ex­plo­sive ex­am­i­na­tion of pub­lic masks and pri­vate tor­ment.

Mir­a­cles from Heaven stars Martin Hen­der­son and Jen­nifer Gar­ner.

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