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Late Night Horror Double

Nov 29, 17 Late Night Horror Double

We have 3 double passes for the LATE NIGHT HORROR DOUBLE, 9pm, Friday 8 December at Metro Arts!

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

“What’s your favourite horror movie?”

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

SYNOPSIS:

A late night 80s trashy horror double…

THE GATE (1987) (PG) (85 min) – Screening 9pm
Two young boys accidentally release a horde of nasty, pint-sized demons from a hole in a suburban backyard.

PLUS

TOXIC AVENGER (1984) (R18+) (85 min) – Screening 10.30pm
Tromaville has a monstrous new hero! The Toxic Avenger is born when meek mop boy Melvin falls into a vat of toxic waste… now evildoers will have a lot to lose!

TICKETS Double feature $15 or single movie $12 per person : https://www.stickytickets.com.au/53895/friday_8_december__1980s_movies.aspx

Thanks to Kristian Fletcher Events

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Breathe

Nov 28, 17 Breathe

We have 10 double passes for the preview screening of BREATHE, 6:30pm, Monday 4 December, at Event Cinemas, Chermside

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

“What/Who inspires you to live a long and fulfilled life?”

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

In Cinemas DECEMBER 26
But see it first, at the preview screening!

SYNOPSIS:

Adventurous and charismatic, Robin Cavendish has his whole life ahead of him when he is paralysed by polio whilst in Africa. Against all advice, Robin’s wife Diana brings him home from hospital where her devotion and witty determination transcends his disability. Together they refuse to be imprisoned by his suffering; dazzling others with their humour, courage and lust for life. BREATHE is a heart-warming and highly emotional celebration of bravery and human possibility, a love story about living every breath as though it’s your last.

Based on the true story of producer Jonathan Cavendish’s own parents, BREATHE shows how Robin’s handling of and reaction to his illness had a huge impact on mobility and access for the disabled.

Thanks to Transmission Films

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Wonder Wheel

Nov 27, 17 Wonder Wheel

We have 10 double passes for the preview screening of WONDER WHEEL, 6:30pm, Monday 4 December, at New Farm Cinemas.

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

“What is your favourite Kate Winslet film?”

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

In Cinemas DECEMBER 7
But see it first, at the preview screening!

SYNOPSIS:

Four lives intertwine amid the hustle and bustle of 1950s Coney Island in Woody Allen’s WONDER WHEEL, a searing tale of passion and betrayal. There’s Ginny (Kate Winslet), an emotionally volatile former actress now working as a waitress; Humpty (Jim Belushi), Ginny’s rough-hewn carousel operator husband; Mickey (Justin Timberlake), a handsome young lifeguard; and Carolina (Juno Temple), Humpty’s long-estranged daughter, who is hiding out from gangsters at her father’s apartment. Kate Winslet is magnificent in this gorgeous, bittersweet romance, lensed by master cinematographer Vittorio Storaro, who saturates WONDER WHEEL with colour and light to create a lush, visual delight

Thanks to eONE ANZ

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Coco

Nov 25, 17 Coco

We have 4 x  Family Passes (Admit 4) for the preview screening of COCO, 2:45pm, Sunday 26 November, at Event Cinemas, Chermside

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

“What is your favourite Disney•Pixar movie?”

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

In Cinemas DECEMBER 26
But see it first, at the preview screening!

SYNOPSIS:

Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel (voice of Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz (voice of Benjamin Bratt).

Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colourful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Héctor (voice of Gael García Bernal), and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history. Directed by Lee Unkrich (“Toy Story 3”), co-directed by Adrian Molina (story artist “Monsters University”) and produced by Darla K. Anderson (“Toy Story 3”), Disney•Pixar’s “Coco” opens in cinemas everywhere on Boxing Day, 2017.

Thanks to Disney•Pixar

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Paddington 2

Nov 22, 17 Paddington 2

We have 1 Family Pass (Admit 4) for the preview screening of PADDINGTON 2, with activities starting at 9:45am  for a 10:30am screening, Saturday 2 December, at Event Cinemas, Indooroopilly

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

“What adventure would you like to see Paddington go on?”

Put your answer on Twitter, Instagram (with the hashtag #Paddington2, tagging @reviewbrisbane), Facebook, or below!

In Cinemas DECEMBER 21
But see it first, at the preview screening!

SYNOPSIS:

The much anticipated sequel to the worldwide hit family film finds Paddington happily settled with the Brown family in London, where he has become a popular member of the local community spreading joy and marmalade.  While searching for a special gift for his beloved Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday, Paddington sees a unique pop-up book in Mr Gruber’s shop, and embarks on a series of odd jobs to buy it. But when the book is stolen, suspicion falls on Paddington, and it’s up to him and the Browns to unmask the real thief, who appears to be a master of disguise….

Thanks to StudioCanal

www.paddington.com/au

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Wonder

Nov 20, 17 Wonder

IN CINEMAS NOVEMBER 30!

SYNOPSIS:

Based on the New York Times bestseller, Wonder tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman. Born with facial differences that, up until now, have prevented him from going to a mainstream school, Auggie becomes the most unlikely of heroes when he enters the local fifth grade. As his family, his new classmates, and the larger community all struggle to discover their compassion and acceptance, Auggie’s extraordinary journey will unite them all and prove you can’t blend in when you were born to stand out.

Thanks to Roadshow

#ChooseKind

REVIEW:

Nerida:

 

Have you ever felt like you were the same as everybody else, but you were also different from the world? 10-year-old Auggie Pullman will tell you that while he feels extraordinary on the inside, outside, he doesn’t feel like that. He feels lonely, invisible to everyone around him. I guess, maybe we all feel like that sometimes. Maybe we’re outsiders trying to leave a mark on the world, just like Auggie. Which is why “Wonder” appeals to the underdogs in all of us. This beautiful book, which came from the riveting and honest imagination of author R.J. Palacio, has touched the lives of millions of readers of all ages (though I haven’t read it….).   I can’t imagine anyone, kid or adult, ever being disappointed with this endearing adaptation of a beloved book that has great messages of never judging a person by their looks and to always choose kind, which is something that we all need to learn from in this day and age.

With convincing prosthetics and makeup that makes look nearly unrecognisable, the Jacob Tremblay  is brilliant as Auggie. “Wonder” is a tough-minded film that reminded so much of how I used to love the classic family films I grew up with. A movie that doesn’t dwell on special effects, talking animals or a big budget, but has deeper thoughts and real themes that enthrals the inner kid in all of us. It’s moving, funny and tenderhearted in an authentic way that shows us that we have to see through the eyes and soul of another person, rather than seeing what that person looks like. It also helps by having a great writer/director and a terrific, well-chosen cast who care for this story that it never goes over the top with the emotions and it never goes down a conventional, melodramatic and saccharine path. Every moment of emotion fits like a puzzle and convincingly flows in every scene.

What I love most about the movie, is the fact that the team from Roadshow have established the #CHOOSEKIND movement which encourages people to create and spread more kindness in the world. The movement hopes to build a positive and inspirational social change across Australia and New Zealand, inspiring people to practice random acts of kindness every day. Head to choosekind.org.au to learn how to ChooseKind every day, and sign the pledge – something everyone should get behind.

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