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MAQUIA: WHEN THE PROMISED FLOWER BLOOMS

MAQUIA: WHEN THE PROMISED FLOWER BLOOMS

The Tower Theatre
NR  |  1 hour 55 minutes

From Anime director, Mari Okada (Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day and Anthem of the Heart) comes this magical story of Maquia. Maquie is a creature of the Iolph clan, a group of ageless beings. When an invading territory separates Maquia from her clan, Maquia explores the mortal world and discovers orphaned human baby, Erial. Although her elders warn her from loving anyone outside their clan, Maquia takes Erial in as her own child. As Erial grows up, he seeks to reconnect with Maquia’s lost Iolph friends who were torn apart by t..

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Film opens on Sat, Jul 21

JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES - Alcohol Available

JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES - Alcohol Available

CASTLE IN THE SKY - Studio Ghibli Festival

CASTLE IN THE SKY - Studio Ghibli Festival

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NR  |  2 hours 4 minutes

Academy Award winner Hayao Miyazaki’s CASTLE IN THE SKY, tells the story of a young girl whose mysterious crystal pendant falls out of the sky and into the arms and life of young Pazu. Together they search for a floating island in the sky, the site of a long-dead civilization promising enormous wealth and power to those who can unlock its secrets. CASTLE IN THE SKY is an early masterpiece of storytelling and filmmaking with an incredibly imaginative and ornately detailed vision.

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Film opens on Wed, Jul 25

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES - Alcohol Available

STUDIO GHIBLI/ENGLISH LANGUAGE DUBBED - Alcohol Available

EIGHTH GRADE

EIGHTH GRADE

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R  |  1 hour 34 minutes

Bo Burnham's Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize nominated film EIGHTH GRADE centers on thirteen-year-old Kayla, who endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school—the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year—before she begins high school. 

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Film opens on Fri, Jul 27
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DON'T WORRY, HE WON'T GET FAR ON FOOT

DON'T WORRY, HE WON'T GET FAR ON FOOT

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R  |  1 hour 53 minutes

Based on a true story, Gus Van Sant's (MILK, GOOD WILL HUNTING) newest film follows Portland slacker and alcoholic John (Oscar® nominee Joaquin Phoenix), who wakes up confined to a wheelchair following a car accident. Though he initially has no intention of getting sober, he reluctantly attends a 12-step meeting, and with the encouragement of a sponsor and therapist, John discovers a hidden talent for drawing, channeling his playful personality into crude, politically incorrect — and often hilarious — cartoons, which develop a nati..

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Film opens on Fri, Jul 27
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THE TALE OF PRINCESS KAGUYA - Studio Ghibli Festival

THE TALE OF PRINCESS KAGUYA - Studio Ghibli Festival

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NR  |  2 hours 17 minutes

Legendary Studio Ghibli cofounder Isao Takahata revisits Japan’s most famous folktale in this gorgeous, hand-drawn masterwork decades in the making. Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter and his wife, a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady. The mysterious young princess enthralls all who encounter her – but ultimately she must confront her fate, the punishment for her crime. A powerful and sweeping epic that redefines the limits of animated storytelling, THE TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA marks..

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Film opens on Wed, Aug 1

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES - Alcohol Available

STUDIO GHIBLI/ENGLISH LANGUAGE DUBBED - Alcohol Available

MCQUEEN

MCQUEEN

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R  |  1 hour 51 minutes

A personal look at the extraordinary life, career and artistry of Alexander McQueen that is being heralded by Variety as "supremely elegant and engrossing," and rated as 100% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes. Through exclusive interviews with his closest friends and family, recovered archives, exquisite visuals and music, MCQUEEN is an authentic celebration and thrilling portrait of an inspired yet tortured fashion visionary.

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Film opens on Fri, Aug 3
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TOP GUN

TOP GUN

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PG  |  1 hour 59 minutes

In the role that made him one of the world's biggest stars, Tom Cruise rides into the Danger Zone in this smash-hit film that defined the modern-day blockbuster. Cruise plays Maverick, a hotshot flier who is sent to the Navy's prestigious Top Gun program. But in order to become the "best of the best," He'll need the help of his wingman (Anthony Edwards) and newfound love (Kelly McGillis). Co-starring Val Kilmer, this Mach-speed hit will take your breath away!

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Film opens on Mon, Aug 6

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SPIRITED AWAY - Studio Ghibli Festival

SPIRITED AWAY - Studio Ghibli Festival

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NR  |  2 hours 5 minutes

Hayao Miyazaki’s Academy Award-winning masterpiece SPIRITED AWAY was the biggest box office hit of all time in Japan and a film that helped redefine the possibilities of animation for American audiences. Wandering through an abandoned carnival site, ten-year-old Chichiro is separated from her parents and stumbles into a dream-like spirit world where she is put to work in a bathhouse for the gods. Here she encounters a vast menagerie of impossibly inventive characters — shape-shifting phantoms and spirit — and must find the inner st..

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Film opens on Wed, Aug 8

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES - Alcohol Available

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HOWL'S MOVING CASTLE - Studio Ghibli Festival

HOWL'S MOVING CASTLE - Studio Ghibli Festival

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NR  |  1 hour 54 minutes

Sophie, an average teenage girl working in a hat shop, finds her life thrown into turmoil when she is literally swept off her feet by a handsome but mysterious wizard named Howl. But after this chance encounter, the young girl is turned into a 90-year old woman by the vain and conniving Witch of the Waste. Embarking on an incredible adventure to lift the curse, she finds refuge in Howl’s magical moving castle. As the true power of Howl’s wizardry is revealed, and his relationship with Sophie deepens, our young grey heroine finds he..

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Film opens on Wed, Aug 15

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES - Alcohol Available

STUDIO GHIBLI/ENGLISH LANGUAGE DUBBED - Alcohol Available

COWBOY BEBOP: THE MOVIE - KNOCKIN' ON HEAVEN'S DOOR

COWBOY BEBOP: THE MOVIE - KNOCKIN' ON HEAVEN'S DOOR

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R  |  1 hour 54 minutes

Explore the far reaches of the galaxy in this undeniably hip series that inspired a generation – and redefined anime as an indisputable art form. The Bebop crew is just trying to make a buck. This motely lot of intergalactic loners teams up to track down fugitives and turn them in for cold hard cash. Spike is a hero whose cool façade hides a dark and deadly past. The pilot Jet is a bruiser of a brute who can’t wait to collect the next bounty. Faye Valentine is a femme fatale prone to breaking hearts and separating fools from their..

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Film opens on Thu, Aug 16

ANIME/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES - Alcohol Available

PUZZLE

PUZZLE

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R  |  1 hour 42 minutes

PUZZLE is a closely observed portrait of Agnes, who has reached her early 40s without ever venturing far from home, family or the tight-knit immigrant community in which she was raised by her widowed father. That begins to change in a quietly dramatic fashion when Agnes receives a jigsaw puzzle as a birthday gift and experiences the heady thrill of not only doing something she enjoys, but being very, very good at it.

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Film opens on Fri, Aug 17
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NEVER GOIN' BACK

NEVER GOIN' BACK

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R  |  1 hour 40 minutes

NEVER GOIN' BACK is a fresh and funny look at female friendship, following Angela (Maia Mitchell) and Jessie (Camila Morrone), who dream of escaping their waitressing jobs at a low-rent Texas diner, even if it's only to Galveston. Taking place over just a few days, the film follows their hilarious and unpredictable misadventures on the streets of suburban Dallas as they attempt increasingly madcap and wild schemes to try and raise some cash.

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Film opens on Fri, Aug 17
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FROM UP ON POPPY HILL - Studio Ghibli Festival

FROM UP ON POPPY HILL - Studio Ghibli Festival

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NR  |  1 hour 54 minutes

From the legendary and highly celebrated Studio Ghibli (PONYO, SPIRITED AWAY) comes this uniquely inspired coming-of-age story from Goro Miyazaki and Hayao Miyazaki. Set in 1963, this lovingly hand-drawn film centers on the budding romance of Umi and Shun as they join forces to save their high school's ramshackle clubhouse from demolition. The top-grossing Japanese film of 2011 and winner of the Japan Academy Prize for Animation, FROM UP ON POPPY HILL captures the innocence of new love and the beauty of Yokohama’s harbor and lush s..

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Film opens on Wed, Aug 22

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES - Alcohol Available

STUDIO GHIBLI/ENGLISH LANGUAGE DUBBED - Alcohol Available

LAUGHING UNDER THE CLOUDS: GAIDEN PART 1&2

LAUGHING UNDER THE CLOUDS: GAIDEN PART 1&2

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PG-13  |  2 hours 0 minutes

Based on the popular manga comic and Japanese television series, LAUGHING UNDER THE CLOUDS comes to theatres. With a new story that prequels the series, this gripping family drama anime is not to be missed. Part one begins one year after the great battle against the "Orochi" (gigantic snake). Kumou Tenka, paralyzed in the final battle and experimented on by the government, is reticent about what happened to him. Tenka has withdrawn himself from society but his younger brothers, Soramaru and Chutaro, find out the secret past of thei..

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Film opens on Mon, Aug 27

JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES - Alcohol Available

PRETTY IN PINK

PRETTY IN PINK

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PG-13  |  1 hour 36 minutes

John Hughes and the 80s Brat Pack craft the quintessential Cinderella tale through the story of Andie, a poor misfit teenager who yearns to be popular and must choose between her best friend Ducky or the new popular rich kid, Blane. A sweet romantic comedy, this 80s classic pins teenage romance against high school social politics, a debate that that never goes out of fashion.

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Film opens on Mon, Sep 3

CLASSICS - Alcohol Available

THE WIFE

THE WIFE

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R  |  1 hour 40 minutes

Joan Castleman is a highly intelligent and still-striking beauty, the perfect devoted wife. Forty years spent sacrificing her own talent, dreams and ambitions to fan the flames of her charismatic husband Joe and his skyrocketing literary career. Ignoring his infidelities and excuses because of his "art" with grace and humor. Their fateful pact has built a marriage upon uneven compromises and Joan's reached her breaking point. On the eve of Joe's Nobel Prize for Literature, the crown jewel in a spectacular body of work, Joan's coup..

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Film opens on Fri, Sep 7
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NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: JULIE

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: JULIE

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PG-13  |  2 hours 0 minutes

Vanessa Kirby (The Crown, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Eric Kofi Abrefa (The Amen Corner) feature in the cast of this brand new production, directed by Carrie Cracknell (NT Live: The Deep Blue Sea) and broadcast live* from the National Theatre to cinemas.Wild and newly single, Julie throws a late night party. In the kitchen, Jean and Kristina clean up as the celebration heaves above them. Crossing the threshold, Julie initiates a power game with Jean – which rapidly descends into a savage fight for survival.This new versi..

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Film opens on Tue, Sep 18

OPERA, BALLET AND LIVE THEATRE - Alcohol Available

POLTERGEIST

POLTERGEIST

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PG  |  1 hour 54 minutes

A modern horror classic from producer Steven Spielberg, POLTERGEIST presents the dark side of middle class suburbia. The film centers on a typical family living in the peaceful Cuesta Verde Estates. Soon strange things begin to happen around the house, and five year old Carol Ann is repeatedly drawn to the television before being sucked into a closet, prompting the family to consult with a para-psychologist and an exorcist about the phenomena in their home. They make a horrifying discovery: Carol Ann is alive and in the house, but..

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Film opens on Mon, Oct 1

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NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: KING LEAR

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: KING LEAR

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PG-13  |  3 hours 40 minutes

Broadcast live from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving portrayal’ (Independent) of King Lear in cinemas.Chichester Festival Theatre’s production received five-star reviews for its sell-out run, and transfers to the West End for a limited season. Jonathan Munby directs this ‘nuanced and powerful’ (The Times) contemporary retelling of Shakespeare’s tender, violent, moving and shocking play.Considered by many to be the greatest tragedy ever written, King Lear sees two ageing fathers – one a King, one his cou..

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Film opens on Tue, Oct 9

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NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE - FRANKENSTEIN with Benedict Cumberbatch as The Creature

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE - FRANKENSTEIN with Benedict Cumberbatch as The Creature

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R  |  2 hours 20 minutes

Frankenstein returns to international cinemas this Halloween, to mark the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s most famous novel. Captured live in 2011 from the National Theatre stage in London, this thrilling, sold-out production became an international sensation, experienced by almost half a million people in cinemas around the world.Directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire), Frankenstein features Benedict Cumberbatch (Hamlet, BBC’s Sherlock) and Jonny Lee Miller (Elementary, Trainspotting)..

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Film opens on Tue, Oct 23

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NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE - FRANKENSTEIN - with Johnny Lee Miller as The Creature

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE - FRANKENSTEIN - with Johnny Lee Miller as The Creature

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R  |  2 hours 10 minutes

Frankenstein returns to international cinemas this Halloween, to mark the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s most famous novel. Captured live in 2011 from the National Theatre stage in London, this thrilling, sold-out production became an international sensation, experienced by almost half a million people in cinemas around the world.Directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire), Frankenstein features Benedict Cumberbatch (Hamlet, BBC’s Sherlock) and Jonny Lee Miller (Elementary, Trainspotting)..

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Film opens on Tue, Oct 30

OPERA, BALLET AND LIVE THEATRE - Alcohol Available

BACK TO THE FUTURE

BACK TO THE FUTURE

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PG  |  1 hour 56 minutes

From the Academy Award-winning filmmakers Steven Spielberg and Robert Zemeckis comes BACK TO THE FUTURE - the original, groundbreaking adventure that sparked one of the most successful trilogies ever! When teenager Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) is blasted to 1955 in the DeLorean time machine created by the eccentric Doc Brown (Christopher Lloyd), he finds himself mixed up in a time-shattering chain reaction that could vaporize his future - and leave him trapped in the past. Powered by innovative special effects, unforgettable songs..

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Film opens on Mon, Nov 5

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A CHRISTMAS STORY

A CHRISTMAS STORY

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PG  |  1 hour 38 minutes

Based on the humorous writings of author Jean Shepherd, this beloved holiday movie follows 9-year-old Ralphie wants one thing from Santa Claus more than anything else: a Red Ryder Carbine Action Air Rifle. As he trudges through the snow to school, faces the neighborhood bully and visits a malevolent department store Santa Clause, Ralphie connives, conspires and campaigns for the most fabulous Christmas present ever in this heartwarming, hysterical and sweetly nostalgic holiday film

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Film opens on Mon, Dec 3

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NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: THE MADNESS OF KING GEORGE III

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: THE MADNESS OF KING GEORGE III

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PG-13  |  3 hours 30 minutes

Multi-award-winning drama The Madness of George III will be broadcast live to cinemas, in National Theatre Live’s first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse. Written by one of Britain’s best-loved playwrights Alan Bennett (The History Boys, The Lady in the Van), this epic play was also adapted into a BAFTA Award-winning film following its premiere on stage in 1991. The cast of this new production includes Olivier Award-winners Mark Gatiss (Sherlock, Wolf Hall, NT Live Coriolanus) in the title role, and Adrian Scarborough (Gavin..

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Film opens on Tue, Dec 4

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