MARVEL’S BLACK PANTHER SPRINGS INTO ACTION IN OUR GUIDE TO THE FRESHEST FLICKS
BLACK PANTHER (M)
Australia Fair Cinemas, Pacific Fair, Coolangatta, Robina, Nerang Cineplex, Harbour Town, Tweed City After Captain America: Civil
War, King T’Challa returns home to the technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as his country’s new leader. But T’Challa soon finds that he is challenged for the throne. When two foes conspire to destroy Wakanda, the hero known as Black Panther must team up with CIA agent Everett K Ross and members of the Wakandan special forces to prevent Wakanda being dragged into a war.
LADY BIRD (M)
Australia Fair Cinemas, Pacific Fair, Coolangatta, Robina, Nerang Cineplex, Tweed City An outspoken teen must navigate a loving but turbulent relationship with her strong-willed mother over the course of an eventful and poignant senior year of high school.
SPECIAL SCREENINGS MONKEY KING 3: KINGDOM OF WOMEN (CTC)
Australia Fair The Monkey King and his travelling companions must find a way to escape from the clutches of a queen who rules an all-female kingdom. They soon land themselves in even deeper trouble when their shenanigans anger the mighty River God.
DETECTIVE CHINATOWN II (CTC)
Australia Fair Driven by the desire for the huge reward, Tang Ren (Wang Baoqiang) tricks Qin Feng (Liu Haoran) into going to New York to attend the World Detective Contest. Later on, Qin and Tang discover the real hidden facts behind the crazy competition.
INTIMISSIMI ON ICE: WITH ANDREA BOCELLI (CTC)
Australia Fair Cinemas, Pacific Fair, Robina With over 80 million albums sold, Andrea Bocelli returns to cinemas to star in this featurelength special event ice show where opera, pop music, figure skating and fashion combine for this breathtaking performance, produced and filmed at the iconic Arena Di Verona in Italy.
THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA (PG)
HOTA In celebration of Coming into Fashion: A Century of Photography at Condé Nast. Andrea is a small-town girl in her first job out of college, who tries to navigate the waters of the high-powered fashion magazine world – while surviving her impossibly demanding new boss, Miranda Priestly.
SWEET COUNTRY (MA15+)
HOTA Inspired by real events, Warwick Thornton’s Sweet
Country is a period western set in 1929 in the outback of the Northern Territory. When Aboriginal stockman Sam kills white station owner Harry March in self-defence, Sam and his wife Lizzie go on the run. They are pursued across the outback, through glorious but harsh desert country.
NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: FOLLIES (E)
HOTA New York, 1971. There’s a party on the stage of the Weismann Theatre. Tomorrow the iconic building will be demolished. Thirty years after their final performance, the Follies girls gather to have a few drinks, sing a few songs and lie about themselves.
Lupita Nyong'o and Chadwick Boseman in a scene from Marvel’s new action-packed superhero film Black Panther.