Star Wars is the main movie attraction this week, with a handful of cinemas revisiting some favourites from throughout the year
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.
MIRACLES FROM HEAVEN (PG) Kingscliff
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).
JOE CINQUE’S CONSOLATION (M) The Arts Centre
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.
BRANAGH THEATRE LIVE: THE ENTERTAINER (E) The Arts Centre
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.