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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.

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