It’s not the school holidays without a trip to the cinema. These are the movies on our ‘must watch’ list this summer.

For the little kids…

Strange World
Out November 24

The legendary Clades are a family of explorers whose differences threatened to topple their latest and most crucial mission.

Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile
Out December 26

This feature film – based on the children’s book – about a crocodile that lives in New York City is sure to become a family fave.

Puss in Boots: The Last Wish
Out December 26 

Puss in Boots discovers that his passion for adventure has taken its toll: he has burned through eight of his nine lives. Puss sets out on an epic journey to find the mythical Last Wish and restore his nine lives.

The Amazing Maurice
Out January 12

This story follows Maurice, a streetwise cat, who has the perfect money-making scam. He finds a dumb-looking kid who plays a pipe and has his very own horde of rats, who are strangely literate.


For the bigger kids…

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Out November 10

In this sequel, continue to explore the world of Wakanda and the indelible characters introduced in the 2018 film as they fight to protect their nation from intervening world powers.

Avatar: The Way of Water
Out December 15

Jake Sully lives with his newfound family formed on the planet of Pandora. Once a familiar threat returns to finish what was previously started, Jake must work with Neytiri and the army of the Na’vi race to protect their planet.

Out January 1 

Follows Abby, a child who befriends a magnificent wild blue groper while diving. When Abby realizes that the fish is under threat, she takes inspiration from her activist Mum, Dora, and takes on poachers to save her friend.

For the grown ups…

I Wanna Dance With Somebody
Out December 26

The joyous, emotional and heart- breaking celebration of the life and music of Whitney Houston, the greatest female R&B pop vocalist of all time. Tracking her journey from obscurity to musical super stardom.

A Man Called Otto
Out January 1

A cranky retired man strikes up an unlikely friendship with his boisterous new neighbours.

She Said
Out November 17

Follow reporters Twohey and Kantor as they expose Harvey Weinstein’s years of abuse.

Violent Night
Out December 1

When a group of mercenaries attack the estate of a wealthy family, Santa Claus must step in to save the day (and Christmas).



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