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Playmobil

Nov 12, 19 Playmobil

I have 5 family passes (Admit 4) to the preview screening of PLAYMOBIL, Saturday 23 November at 10:30am at Event Cinemas, Chermside.

For your chance to win a double pass, answer the statement below:

“What type of toy would you like to reincarnate into?”

Put your answer on Twitter, Instagram (with the #PlaymobilTheMovie, tagging @reviewbrisbane), Facebook, or below!

In Cinemas DECEMBER 12
But see it first at the preview screening

SYNOPSIS:

When her younger brother Charlie unexpectedly disappears into the magical, animated universe of PLAYMOBIL®, unprepared Marla must go on a quest of a lifetime to bring him home.

As she sets off on a fantastic journey across stunning new worlds, Marla teams up with some unlikely and heroic new friends – the smooth-talking food truck driver Del, the dashing and charismatic secret agent Rex Dasher, a wholehearted misfit robot, an extravagant fairy-godmother and many more.

Through their vibrant adventure, Marla and Charlie realize that no matter how life plays out, you can achieve anything when you believe in yourself!

Directed by LINO DESALVO – Head of Animation on Frozen, Supervising Animator on Tangled & Bolt.

Thanks to Studiocanal Australia

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Knives Out

Nov 06, 19 Knives Out

I have 5 double passes to the preview screening of KNIVES OUT, Monday 25 November at 6:30pm at Event Cinemas, Myer Centre

For your chance to win a double pass, answer the statement below:

“Who would you like to investigate your murder mystery?”

Put your answer on Twitter, Instagram (with the #KnivesOut, tagging @reviewbrisbane), Facebook, or below!

In Cinemas NOVEMBER 28
But see it first at the preview screening

SYNOPSIS:

Acclaimed writer and director Rian Johnson (Brick,Looper, The Last Jedi) pays tribute to mystery mastermind Agatha Christie in KNIVES OUT, a fun, modern-day murder mystery where everyone is a suspect.  When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan’s dysfunctional family to his devoted staff, Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Harlan’s untimely death. With an all-star ensemble cast including Chris Evans, Ana De Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Don Johnson, Michael Shannon, Toni Collette, LaKeith Stanfield, Katherine Langford and Jaeden Martell, KNIVES OUT is a witty and stylish whodunit guaranteed to keep audiences guessing until the very end.

Thanks to Studiocanal Australia

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FARMING

Nov 05, 19 FARMING

I have 3 double in-season passes to FARMING!

For your chance to win a double pass, answer the question below:

“When have you felt caught between two worlds?”

Put your answer on Twitter, Instagram (with the hashtag #FarmingMovie, tagging @reviewbrisbane), Facebook, or below!

In Cinemas NOVEMBER 21

SYNOPSIS:

BETWEEN THE 60’S AND 80’S, THOUSANDS OF NIGERIAN CHILDREN WERE FOSTERED TO WHITE FAMILIES IN THE UK.

THIS PRACTICE WAS CALLED FARMING.

Based on his own incredible autobiographical story, writer director Adewale Akinnuoye Agbaje’s FARMING follows a young Nigerian boy as he is drawn into the warper world of a racist skinhead gang in 1980’s England. Enitan is a young boy “farmed out” by his parents to a white British family in the hope of giving him a better future. Caught between two worlds and belonging to neither, Enitan’s need for love and acceptance is exploited by the adults in his life, transforming a sweet boy into a teenage menace.

Thanks to Icon Films

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Charlie’s Angels

Nov 04, 19 Charlie’s Angels

I have 10 double passes to the preview screening of CHARLIE’S ANGELS, Wednesday 13 November at 6:30pm at Event Cinemas, Indooroopilly.

For your chance to win a double pass, answer the statement below:

“Tag someone you would like to team up with to fight crime “Charlies Angels” style”

Put your answer on Twitter, Instagram (with the #CharliesAngels, tagging @reviewbrisbane), Facebook, or below!

In Cinemas NOVEMBER 14
But see it first at the preview screening!

SYNOPSIS:

Director Elizabeth Banks takes the helm as the next generation of fearless Charlie’s Angels take flight. In Banks’ bold vision, Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, and Ella Balinska are working for the mysterious Charles Townsend, whose security and investigative agency has expanded internationally. With the world’s smartest, bravest, and most highly trained women all over the globe, there are now teams of Angels guided by multiple Bosleys taking on the toughest jobs everywhere. The screenplay is by Elizabeth Banks from a story by Evan Spiliotopoulos and David Auburn.

Thanks to Sony Pictures Australia

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INXS – Live Baby Live

Oct 31, 19 INXS – Live Baby Live

I have 5 double passes to the preview screening of INXS – LIVE BABY LIVE AT WEMBLEY STADIUM, Thursday 14 November at 7pm at Event Cinemas, Myer Centre

For your chance to win a double pass, answer the statement below:

“What is your favourite INXS song?”

Put your answer on Twitter, Instagram (with the #INXSLiveBabyLive, tagging @reviewbrisbane), Facebook, or below!

In Cinemas NOVEMBER 14

SYNOPSIS:

On Saturday 13th July 1991 INXS, one of the world’s most revered and iconic bands, delivered the gig of their lives at London’s Wembley Stadium to 74,000 ecstatic fans. After a decade and a half on the road the band were at the peak of their live powers and the performance filmed that day shows they were not only a world-class stadium band but the only band that ever had the guts to walk onto the stage at Wembley Stadium in front of 74,000 people and jam their own intro!

The band played over 2000 shows before singer Michael Hutchence’s untimely passing 20 years ago, but Wembley was THE ONE, not only were the band on fire, but the audience was too, both band and crowd knew this would be the performance of a lifetime. What’s more there were no screens, no ramps, no backing singers, no props and cell phones just six guys playing as though their lives depended on it.

INXS delivered hit after hit to an ecstatic audience for nearly two hours and now new to cinemas for 2019, this masterclass in showmanship and musicianship has been painstakingly restored over a twelve-month period from the original 35mm negative to Ultra HD 4K. Now presented in cinematic 16:9 widescreen for this first ever Theatrical exhibition, the original film was presented in 4:3 aspect ratio, but the restored version was created by shot-by-shot repositioning to get the best out of the frame.

To accompany the astonishing visual upgrade, the audio is now be presented in full Dolby Atmos, created by Giles Martin, the band’s Executive Music Director, and Sam Okell at Abbey Road Studios.

Don’t miss this special cinema event on Thursday 14th of November. Tickets are on sale now at eventcinemas.com.au

Thanks to Event Cinemas

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Terminator : Dark Fate

Oct 28, 19 Terminator : Dark Fate

I have 5 double passes to the preview screening of TERMINATOR: DARK FATE, Wednesday 30 October at 6:30pm at Reading Cinemas, Newmarket

For your chance to win a double pass, answer the statement below:

“Do you believe in fate?”

Put your answer on Twitter, Instagram (with the #TerminatorDarkFate, tagging @reviewbrisbane), Facebook, or below!

In Cinemas OCTOBER 31

SYNOPSIS:

Returning to the original premise of the first two TERMINATOR films, where an unstoppable killing machine relentlessly pursues an unsuspecting human target in our contemporary world, TERMINATOR DARK FATE picks up where T2 left off. With the return of the franchise creator James Cameron and its two iconic stars, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton, this ultimate big screen spectacle features new characters, intense action and cutting-edge special visual effects – all from the visionary director of DEADPOOL, Tim Miller.

Thanks to 20th Century Fox

REVIEW:

Nerida

Terminator: Dark Fate was not a film I went into with any expectations for. I might have been disappointed (I was fully braced for that, in fact), I hoped to be entertained. I certainly did not expect it to match either of the first two terminator films, if it was better than the remaining T films, that would be nice.

At first it follows very much T2’s blueprint, but that’s no bad thing. The Terminator films work best as a game of cat and mouse, and there is real thill in the Dark Fate’s chase. The new model machines and their subsidiaries are nice additions, I particularly enjoyed the “Rev-9” future killer. The “enhanced” human was a nice idea, and did add something to the film, but as yet I haven’t decided quite what.

Dark Fate’s MA15 certificate definitely was a good decision- and I’m not just being a gore hound here- it helps add to the fear and believability. Dark Fate is nasty in places and it not feeling sanitised like the last three films helped me buy into the fear more than if it was the same film but cleaned up. The action escalates to the point of ridiculousness, but I was able to suspend belief. Also although there clearly are lots (hundreds) of effects shots the CGI is very convincing.

Some critics have moaned about ham fisted efforts for cultural relevance, having T1 & T2 on too high on a pedestal that no movie could ever compare, and efforts to insert the Holy Grail of a “strong female character” (or three). Frankly none of that stuff crossed my mind, I was in the cinema to watch death, destruction, and explosions as humans run from futuristic robot killers. That should be what you go to see Dark Fate for, too, or you’ll be disappointed.

Overall a welcome return to the series, some new ideas and clever twists, as well as a few very obvious ones. Somewhere nearer to T2 than the last three Terminator films, Dark Fate was never going to break any ground, but it does cover plenty of it pleasingly. I was entertained the whole way through. Perfect popcorn cinema.

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