In theatres this week: January 26th

Coming out this week in Cinemas around Australia.

Live by Night

Synopsis: A group of Boston-bred gangsters set up shop in balmy Florida during the Prohibition era, facing off against the competition and the Ku Klux Klan.

Staring: Ben Affleck, Sienna Miller, Zoe Saldana, Elle Fanning, Scott Eastwood, Brendan Gleeson, Titus Welliver, Anthony Michael Hall, Chris Cooper

Director: Ben Affleck

Rating: MA15+


Synopsis: A timeless story of human self-discovery and connection, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighbourhood of Miami.

Staring: Trevante Rhodes, Andrè Holland, Janella Monae, Ashton Sanders, Jharrel Jerome, Naomi Harris, Mahershala Ali, Alex Hibbert.

Director: Barry Jenkins

Rating: M


Synopsis: James McAvoy stars as Kevin, a man who suffers from Dissociative Identity Disorder where 23 personalities exist inside of him. Some of them are good and some of them are bad and he works with a therapist to keep the balance. When one of the personalities kidnaps three girls for a mysterious reason, these girls must try and work against time and the personalities before things can go from bad to worse.

Staring: James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Haley Lu Richardson, Betty Buckley, Brad William Henke, Sebastian Arcelus, Jessica Sula

Director: M. Night Shymalan

Rating: M

Click here for non spoiler review

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

Synopsis: In the follow up to Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of humanity’s final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to The Hive in Raccoon City, where the nightmare began. Alice discovers the Umbrella Corporation is gathering its forces for a final strike against the remaining survivors of the apocalypse.

Staring: Milla Jovovich, Ruby Rose, Ali Larter, Iain Glenn, Shawn Roberts, Eoin Macken, Joon-Gi Lee, William Levy

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson

Rating: MA15+

Pick for the Week:

Moonlight – This movie looks like a brilliant movie with many predicting it will get nominated for best picture. Looks like a very gritty and well made movie inspired by elements of Barry Jenkins life.

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