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                                                                         QUOTE FOR THE MONTH

"Well, I've been to two World Fairs, a picnic, and a rodeo, and that's the stupidest thing I ever heard come over a set of earphones."  Dr Strangelove  (1964)

 

                                                                         MOCKINGJAY BOOKINGS

There is a very high demand on tickets to The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1.  Bookings are a verbal contract. Any booking arriving for the film with less than booked in for, may still be required to pay for all tickets - unless sufficient notice is given. Please be mindful of others wanting to see the film and let us know well in advance if you need to cancel seats. Thanks.


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THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY - PART 1

 

Action, Adventure  -  M

 

The penultimate Hunger Games chapter (with Suzanne Collins' final novel being split into two movies), with stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, the late Philip Seymour Hoffman and director Francis Lawrence all returning from Catching Fire. As the cries for rebellion against the autocratic Capitol give rise to action, Katniss reluctantly becomes the people's symbol of change.

 

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THE DEAD LANDS

 

Action, Drama  -  R16

 

Maori history is brought alive in this period-set action-adventure based on the traditional fighting art of Mau rakau. After his tribe is slaughtered through an act of treachery, the chieftan's teenage son Hongi (James Rolleston, Boy) must avenge his father's death in order to bring honor to the souls of his loved ones. Outnumbered by the band of villains, Hongi's only hope is to pass through the forbidden Dead Lands and forge an alliance with the mysterious "Warrior" (Lawrence Makoare, Die Another Day). From the director of No. 2 and Dean Spanley, co-stars  Rena Owen (Once Were Warriors) and former NRL player Wairangi Koopu.

 

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                                                                   SATURDAY 22-NOVEMBER

1:00pm  -  My Old Lady  | M |

3:15pm  -  The Dead Lands | R16|

5:30pm  -  The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1  | M |

8:00pm  -  The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1  | M |


                                                                  SUNDAY 23-NOVEMBER

11:45am  -  My Old Lady  | M |

  2:00pm  -  The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1  | M |

  4:30pm  -  The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1  | M |

  7:00pm  -  Interstellar  | M |


                                                                    MONDAY 24-NOVEMBER

3:15pm  -  My Old Lady  | M |

5:30pm  -  The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1  | M |

8:00pm  -  The Dead Lands  | R16 |

 


                                              TUESDAY 25-NOVEMBER

1:30pm  -  Pride  | M |

3:45pm  -  My Old Lady  | M |

6:00pm  -  Met Opera: Le Nozze Di Figaro  | PG |


                                                                 WEDNESDAY 26-NOVEMBER

1:00pm  -  This Is Where I Leave You  | M |

3:00pm  -  Serena  | M |

5:15pm  -  My Old Lady  | M |

7:45pm  -  The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1  | M |


                                               

FURY

 

Drama, War  -  R16

 

War never ends quietly.

 

Brad Pitt is Sergeant Wardaddy in this WWII action drama, the master and commander of a Sherman tank and her crew (Logan Lerman, Shia LaBeouf, Michael Peña and Jon Bernthal). Outnumbered and outgunned, the five-man outfit breach enemy lines in an attempt to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany. From the writer and director of End of Watch.

 

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SERENA

 

Drama  -  M

 

Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper (after also starring together in Silver Linings Playbook) are Serena and George Pemberton, a married couple in 1920s North Carolina, who ruthlessly attempt to build a timber empire. Based on the 2008 novel by Ron Rash, directed by multi award-winning Danish filmmaker Susanne Bier (After the Wedding, Brothers).

 

The burgeoning entrepreneurs vanquish all who stand in the way of their ambitions. When Serena learns that she can never bear a child, she sets out to murder the woman who bore George a son before his marriage. And when she starts to suspect that George is protecting his illegitimate family, the Pembertons' intense, passionate marriage begins to unravel.

 

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MY OLD LADY

 

Comedy, Drama  -  M

 

He's in the will, she's in the way.

 

Kevin Kline is Mathias, a broke, New York drunk who inherits an apartment in Paris from his estranged father in this comedy-drama. He goes to France to liquidate the asset, but is stunned to find a refined old woman (Maggie Smith) living there with her protective daughter (Kristen Scott Thomas). Mathias learns that the apartment is a 'viager' – an ancient French system for buying and selling apartments – and that he will not get actual possession of the apartment until the old lady dies.

 

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INTERSTELLAR  

 

Science Fiction  -  M

 

Mankind was born on earth, it was never meant to die here.

 

Time and space travelling sci-fi from director Christopher Nolan (The Dark Knight, Inception), starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Matt Damon, Casey Affleck and Michael Caine. A group of explorers make use of a newly discovered wormhole (which hypothetically connects massively separated regions of spacetime) to surpass limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances of interstellar voyage. The Hollywood Reporter has said that "the plot is believed to involve time travel and alternate dimensions, but other details are being kept under wraps."

 

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THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU

 

Comedy,  Drama  -  M

 

Jason Bateman (Horrible Bosses), Tiny Fey (Date Night) and Adam Driver (Inside Llewyn Davis) lead this comedy about a not-so-functional group of siblings forced to grant the dying wish of their departed father: to live under the same roof together for a week. Co-stars Jane Fonda as the widowed mother with new breast implants.

 

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PRIDE

Comedy, Drama  -  M                                          

Rousing, true story comedy-drama on the bitter 1984 Miners' strike in Margaret Thatcher's Britain, which fosters an unlikely union of solidarity between embattled mineworkers and the militant gay and lesbian community. Stars Bill Nighy, Dominic West and Imelda Staunton.

At the Gay Pride March in London '84, a group of gay and lesbian activists decide to raise money to support the families of the striking miners. Though the Union seems embarrassed to receive their support, the activists are not deterred. They decide to ignore the Union and go direct to the miners - setting off in a mini bus to the a village in deepest Wales, to make their donation in person. So begins this true story of two seemingly alien communities who form a surprising partnership.

 

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