We kick off the month of October with one of the biggest hits of the year – CRAZY RICH ASIANS – along with a drama about the power of books, an offbeat Kiwi comedy, a behind-the-scenes look at one of Australia’s most iconic rock bands, a sci-fi crime thriller and a slasher horror film (for good measure).
• WED 3 OCT @ 7:30 PM: THE BOOKSHOP (PG, 113 min)
In 1959, a woman (Emily Mortimer) decides to purchase an abandoned house to open a bookshop in a small English coastal town, but is met with ruthless local opposition and soon finds herself in a political minefield. Also starring Patricia Clarkson and Bill Nighy.
** Presented in partnership with Tenants’ Unions ACT in celebration of International Tenants Day 2018 **
• THU 4 OCT @ 7:30 PM: CRAZY RICH ASIANS (PG, 120 min)
In this smash hit romantic comedy, an American-born Chinese woman accompanies her boyfriend to Singapore for his best friend's wedding, only find herself thrust into the lives of Asia’s rich and famous and a world she didn't know existed.
• FRI 5 OCT @ 7:30 PM: KIN (M, 102 min) + THE STRANGERS: PREY AT NIGHT (MA, 85 min)
In KIN, armed with a mysterious weapon of unknown origin, a teenager and his ex-con older brother are forced to go on the run from a vengeful criminal and otherworldly soldiers in this crime thriller with a sci-fi twist. Starring James Franco, Dennis Quaid and Zoë Kravitz.
Then, in THE STRANGERS: PREY AT NIGHT (at approx. 9:15 PM), a family's road trip takes a dangerous turn when they arrive at a deserted mobile home park and find their lives threatened by three masked psychopaths.
• SAT 6 OCT @ **7 PM**: THE BREAKER UPPERERS (M, 81 min) + MIDNIGHT OIL: 1984 (M, 89 min)
In hilarious Kiwi comedy THE BREKAER UPPERERS, two cynical women set up an agency to break up couples for cash as a way to avoid moving on with their lives, but their friendship unravels when one of them begins to have doubts about their work.
Then, in MIDNIGHT OIL: 1984 (at approx. 8:30 PM), take a rare, behind-the-scenes look at the iconic Australian rock band as they embark on a tour around the nation, igniting the imaginations of a generation of young Australians.
** ‘NO GUESTS’ FILMS THIS WEEK: CRAZY RICH ASIANS **