There’s a little something for everyone this week at the Film Group. From a WWII love triangle to a Hindi love letter to action flicks, a new take on a Stephen King tale, an 80s horror-comedy, Laika’s latest stop-motion animated masterpiece and Mads Mikkelsen stranded in the snow. What more could you ask for?
Plus, don’t forget that hand-crafted popcorn from Cracking Corn is now available for purchase at each screening. Available in Salty Sweety and Salted flavours, bags are $5 each with a portion of proceeds going towards the Rotary Club of Woden Daybreak’s charitable efforts.
• TUE 21 MAY @ 7:30 PM: THE AFTERMATH (M, 108 mins)
A British couple relocate to Hamburg after WWII to assist with the city’s reconstruction, but tensions arise when they discover they must share a house with a German widower.
• THU 23 MAY @ 7:30 PM: THE MAN WHO FEELS NO PAIN (M, 134 min)
Born with a condition that allows him to feel no pain, a nerd obsessed with vintage action movies embarks on an epic quest to fulfil his destiny as a hero in this Hindi action-comedy.
• FRI 24 MAY @ 7:30 PM: PET SEMATARY (MA, 101 mins) + THE MONSTER SQUAD (M, 82 mins)
When his family’s pet cat is tragically killed, a father buries it in the pet cemetery near their new home, setting off a perilous chain of events that unleashes a horrific evil in this new take on Stephen King’s iconic tale.
Then, in THE MONSTER SQUAD (at approx. 9:15 PM), five kids face off against a legendary group of monsters – including Dracula, the Mummy and the Wolfman – when they descend upon their small town in this 1987 cult horror-comedy.
• SAT 25 MAY @ **5 PM**: MISSING LINK (PG, 94 mins)
Tired of living a solitary life, a mythical creature recruits an explorer to help him locate his long-lost relatives on the other side of the world, in Laika’s latest stop-motion animated film. Featuring the voices of Hugh Jackman, Zach Galifianakis and Zoe Saldana.
• SAT 25 MAY @ 7:30 PM: ARCTIC (M, 97 mins)
Stranded after a plane crash, a solitary man (Mads Mikkelsen) must decide whether to await rescue from the relative safety of his makeshift camp or embark on a deadly trek through the Arctic to freedom.
** ‘NO GUESTS’ SCREENINGS THIS WEEK: MISSING LINK **
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