NOVA EXCLUSIVE! Denied a promotion, investment banker Naomi Bishop (Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad) aims to one-up her male counterparts by snagging the lead on the hottest new social media... more
Based on the best-selling novels of Dan Wells, Max Record (Where The Wild Things Are) and Christopher Lloyd (Back To The Future, Who Framed Roger Rabbit?) star in Billy O'Brien's cre... more
From Academy Award winning director Roger Ross Williams, LIFE, ANIMATED is the inspirational story of Owen Suskind, a young man who was unable to speak as a child until he and his fa... more
Vahid Jalilvand's award-winning debut feature centres on a benevolent act that has unintended consequences. On WEDNESDAY MAY 9, Jayal Ashtiyani, a teacher, has offered to provide a s... more
SCREENS FIRST SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH, LATE. MELBOURNE'S HOME OF 'THE ROOM' SINCE FEBRUARY 2010!
Written, directed and starring Tommy Wiseau, The Room is like no other film you’v... more
FilmInk presents writer & director MICHAEL ROWE discussing his drama EARLY WINTER, following a special event screening on Tuesday October 4, 6.30pm.
David, a man in his forties, liv... more
SUNDAY OCTOBER 9, 4.30pm & 5.30pm - Meet the Filmmaker Q&A screenings with Ros Horin and stars from the film.
4.30pm - Hosted by Kristina Kukolja, Walkley award-winning journalist... more
From master filmmaker Alexander Sokurov, the director of Russian Ark, comes the powerful story of how precious artworks from the Louvre were saved during WWII occupied Paris.
NOVA EXCLUSIVE! Tehran, 1988. Shideh lives amid the chaos of the Iran-Iraq war. Accused of subversion and blacklisted from medical college, she is in a state of malaise. Furthermore,... more
Batman and Robin are back in action to take down their fiendish foes once again with original actors Adam West voicing Batman, Burt Ward voicing Robin, and Julie Newmar voicing Catwo... more
NOVA EXCLUSIVE! The new film from Korean auteur Park Chan-wook (Oldboy, Stoker), THE HANDMAIDEN has been adapted from Sarah Waters’ novel Fingersmith, transposed from its Victorian... more
Season Premiere Q&A screening with director Sotiris Dounoukos and star Maggie Naouri Friday October 7, 6.45pm - Book now!
Based on Helen Garner's multi-award-winning book 'Joe Cinq... more
Pedro Almodóvar returns with his most critically acclaimed film of recent times, a heart-rending account of a mother’s love and the wounds that familial rupture can leave unhealed... more
From the mind behind Evangelion, the legend returns in a limited theatrical event.The first Japanese-made Godzilla film in 12 years!
It’s a peaceful day in Japan when a strange... more
See the legendary MISS SAIGON, in cinemas for a limited season.
This spectacular, sell-out 25th Anniversary Gala Performance of the global stage sensation also features appearances... more
An insightful portrayal that weaves rugby legend Richie McCaw’s life story into his final season as an All Black, CHASING GREAT reveals the determination and mental fortitude of an... more
OPENING NIGHT screening event Thursday 20 October, 6.30pm. $25 per person including a piccolo of sparkling wine on arrival and a 1930s vintage hair & beauty demonstration by more
NOVA EXCLUSIVE! It’s not a Nicolas Winding Refn film if it’s not a giant provocation. THE NEON DEMON sees the iconoclastic Danish director in full horror-thriller mode in a visua... more
NOVA EXCLUSIVE! A film as irresistible as the song it celebrates, POI E is the story of New Zealand’s unofficial national anthem, and the musicians who against all odds made the fi... more
NOVA ICONIC! A 'buddy comedy' and a 'road movie' like no other, we celebrate the 25th anniversary of Ridley Scott's girl-power milestone with a restored, high-definition digital Nova... more
Paul Verhoeven, the legendary filmmaker behind such cinema classics as Basic Instinct, Robocop and Black Book, returns with an edgy revenge thriller starring Isabelle Huppert (The Pi... more
From the writer of Sicario, HELL OR HIGH WATER is a gripping action-thriller about family, crime and justice starring Chris Pine, Ben Foster and Jeff Bridges.
After years of estran... more
The new extraordinary film vision from award-winning filmmaker Andrea Arnold (Fish Tank, Wuthering Heights), AMERICAN HONEY is a sprawling, kinetic, and unclassifiable journey into t... more
Mel Gibson is back in the director’s seat for HACKSAW RIDGE, the extraordinary true story of Desmond Doss who, during the Battle of Okinawa saved 75 men without firing or carrying ... more
The new film from Derek Cianfrance (Blue Valentine, The Place Beyond the Pines) comes an adaptation of Australian author M.L. Stedman’s best-selling novel set in a lighthouse on a ... more
From multi-award-winning director Denis Villeneuve (Sicario, Incendies, Prisoners) comes a grippingly intelligent science fiction drama based on a short story by Ted Chiang.
Society depends on the Internet for nearly everything but rarely do we step back and recognize its endless intricacies and unsettling omnipotence. From the brilliant mind of Werner H... more
Have your eyes opened to a world you may not have known existed in NEON BULL, Gabriel Mascaro’s wild, sensual, and transporting depiction of the vaquejada, a traditional Brazilian ... more
For those who have been eagerly awaiting director and fashion designer Tom Ford’s follow-up to the acclaimed A Single Man, succour is here in NOCTURNAL ANIMALS, an artful, slow-boi... more
From director John Michael McDonagh (The Guard, Calvary) comes a darkly hilarious homage to the buddy cop film, focusing on two anti-heroes in the form of out of control police offic... more
A heart-warming and fierce story of dance and cultural awakening, ELLA chronicles the life thus far of Ella Havelka, the first Indigenous dancer invited to become part of the Austral... more
NOVA EXCLUSIVE! For all those who loved Ex Machina comes another tale about humans creating life they do not fully understand and may become a threat to us all in sci-fi thriller MOR... more
An audience favourite at the recent Scandinavian Film Festival, Klaus Härö’s elegantly crafted, multi award-winning drama is set in post-war, Soviet-occupied Estonia, and movingl... more
The true story of the slick salesman who was behind what became the most successful American business in history, see Michael Keaton make a concerted play for that somehow elusive Be... more
Premiering in Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival,Paolo Virzì’s Like Crazy is a tale of friendship, as touching and compassionate as it is free-wheeling and kinetic... more
NOVA EXCLUSIVE! Robert Frank revolutionized photography and independent film. He documented the Beats, Welsh coal miners, Peruvian Indians, The Stones, London bankers, and the Americ... more
NOVA EXCLUSIVE! Annie (Nicole Kidman) and Baxter Fang (Jason Bateman) didn’t have an ordinary upbringing. The offspring of a pair of eccentric and controversial performance artists... more
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma is one of the world’s most popular classical musicians, and here in this documentary by Morgan Neville, the Academy Award-winning director of Twenty Feet From Star... more
Juliette Binoche, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi and Fabrice Luchini mix it up for laughs in the latest Cannes entry from Bruno Dumont, a filmmaker continuing to trade his former heavyweight... more
Academy Award-winner Jean Dujardin stars in this romantic French laugh-out-loud comedy that is all about the long and short of falling in love.
When successful lawyer Diane (Virgini... more
What happens when you walk away from being the embodiment of your profession? Ukrainian dancer Sergei Polunin took the dance world by storm as an astonishing prodigy, gifted with bot... more
A feel-good documentary that will see your heart soar, THE EAGLE HUNTRESS follows 13 year old Aisholpan Nurgaiv, who is training to become the first ever woman among her nomadic Mong... more
From Whiplash director Damien Chazelle comes a visually resplendent update of the classic Hollywood big-screen musical. Emma Stone stars as Mia, an aspiring actress who races between... more
Go on a ride with Jim Jarmusch in PATERSON, the director’s latest gentle meditation on art, relationships, poetry, and how life is lived in the small details.
Paterson (Adam Driv... more
Julien Rappeneau’s enchanting directorial debut ROSALIE BLUM is a warm, witty and impeccably performed comedy about a random encounter that has unexpected and far-reaching conseque... more
Forushande (The Salesman) is the story of a couple whose relationship begins to turn sour during their performance of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman.
Helen McCrory (Medea and The Last of the Haussmans at the National Theatre, Penny Dreadful, Peaky Blinders) returns to the National Theatre in Terence Rattigan’s devastating master... more
Met Music Director James Levine conducts Mozart’s barbed romance Così fan tutte, a comic masterpiece about the romantic complications that ensue when a pair of friends decide to t... more
Filmed over four years, Concerto - A Beethoven Journey follows highly acclaimed pianist Leif Ove Andsnes as he attempts to understand and interpret one of the greatest sets of works ... more
Cymbeline is ruler of a divided Britain. When Innogen, the only living heir, marries her sweetheart in secret, an enraged Cymbeline banishes him. Distracted by Innogen's marriage Cym... more
Conductors: Sir Simon Rattle
Production: Mariusz Treli?ski
Set Designer: Boris Kudli?ka
Costume Designer: Marek Adamski
Lighting Designer: Marc Heinz
Projection Designer: Bartek Ma... more
Mack the Knife is back in town.
A darkly comic new take on Brecht and Weill’s raucous musical broadcast live from the stage of the National Theatre.
London scrubs up for the co... more
Cast includes Kenneth Branagh, Jonah Hauer-King, Crispin Letts, Sophie McShera, Greta Scacchi
Set against the backdrop of post-war Britain, John Osborne's modern classic conjures t... more
King Lear has ruled for many years. As age begins to overtake him, he decides to divide his kingdom amongst his children, living out his days without the burden of power.
A proud m... more
An Ugandan girl sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of chess.
Conductor: Fabio Luisi
Production: Michael Grandage
Set and Costume Designer: Christopher Oram
Lighting Designer: Paule Constable
Choreographer: Ben Wright
Cast: Hibla Gerzmava (D... more
Based on the critically acclaimed, once-only exhibition which brought together practically all his major paintings and drawings from around the world to his home town of Den Bosch, N... more
Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana causes an international stir when he marries a white woman from London in the late 1940s.
A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 year... more
Libretto: Amin Maalouf
Conductor: Susanna Mälkki
Production: Robert Lepage
Set Designer: Michael Curry
Costume Designer: Michael Curry
Lighting Designer: Kevin Adams
Lightscape ... more
Following their hit run on Broadway, Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart return to the West End stage in Harold Pinter’s NO MAN’S LAND, broadcast live to cinemas from Wyndham’s Th... more
Conductor: James Levine
Production: Elijah Moshinsky
Set Designer: John Napier
Costume Designer: Andreane Neofitou
Lighting Designer: Howard Harrison
Cast: Liudmyla Monastyrska (Ab... more
“My head is bursting- I want to paint it all.” Claude Monet
In this striking film from award-winning director Phil Grabsky, we take a new look at arguably the world’s favourite... more
Gemma Arterton is Joan of Arc, broadcast live from the Donmar Warehouse.
Bernard Shaw’s classic play follows the life and trial of a young country girl who declares a bloody missi... more
Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda
Production: Bartlett Sher
Set Designer: Michael Yeargan
Costume Designer: Catherine Zuber
Lighting Designed By: Jennifer Tipton
Choreographer: Chase B... more
“An artist’s interest in gardening is to produce pictures without brushes.” Anna Lea Merritt
Following the smash hit Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse comes a new ... more
“I’ve no talent for life.”
Just married. Bored already. Hedda longs to be free...
Hedda and Tesman have just returned from their honeymoon and the relationship is already in ... more
Conductor: Sir Mark Elder
Production: Mary Zimmerman
Set Designer: Daniel Ostling
Costume Designer: Mara Blumenfeld
Lighting Designer: T.J. Gerckens
Choreographer: Austin McCormick
Conductor: Nicola Luisotti
Production: Willy Decker
Set and Costume Designer: Wolfgang Gussmann
Lighting Designer: Hans Toelstede
Choreographer: Athol Farmer
Cast: Sonya Yoncheva (Vi... more
Conductor: James Levine
Production: Jean-Pierre Ponnelle
Set and Costume Designer: Jean-Pierre Ponnelle
Lighting Designer: Gil Wechsler
Cast: Elza van den Heever (Elettra), Nadine S... more
Conductor: Robin Ticciati
Production: Deborah Warner
Set Designer: Tom Pye
Costume Designer: Chloe Obolensky
Lighting Designer: Jean Kalman
Video Designers: Finn Ross and Ian Will... more
“I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.” – Michelangelo
To coincide with a glorious new exhibition at the National Gallery of London, this film offers ... more
Conductor: James Levine
Production: Robert Carsen
Set Designer: Paul Steinberg
Costume Designer: Brigitte Reiffenstuel
Lighting Designers: Robert Carsen, Peter Van Praet
Cast: R... more
Adapting a short story by celebrated science fiction author Arthur C. Clark, 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY is quite simply an iconic cinematic monument. Sent on a mysterious mission to Jupit... more
An intriguing ‘what if’ note that hangs at the tale-end of Kubrick’s career, A.I. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE was in development with Kubrick since the early 1970s but the director... more
If period dramas normally leave you cold, that’s because you haven’t seen what a director like Kubrick can do with them. Adapting a little-known novel by William Makepeace Thacke... more
Alex (Malcolm McDowall in his most iconic performance) is a charismatic sociopath in a futuristic England who along with his fellow ‘droogs’ spends his time between the Korova Mi... more
A black comedy satirising a button-pushing, war-crazy American general who orders a nuclear strike on the USSR that was released at the height of the Cold War illustrates more than a... more
Kubrick’s last complete film (he passed away four days after showing the final cut to representatives from Warner Bros.), EYES WIDE SHUT is also one of his most epic undertakings, ... more
Kubrick’s first feature film is a powerful anti-war drama, and for decades was thought lost before resurfacing outside of private collections at the 1993 Telluride Film Festival. S... more
Kubrick returned to the subject of anti-war filmmaking that had preoccupied him at the start of his career in FULL METAL JACKET, a sharp critique on the Vietnam War via the story of ... more
A film noir thriller about a boxer, a dance hall girl and her unscrupulous employer, KILLER’S KISS sees Kubrick go full genre film, and despite the familiar story beats of a weathe... more
Kubrick headed out to Los Angeles to make THE KILLING, a film noir focused on that classic yarn of ‘career criminal does one last job before going straight and marrying his main sq... more
“How did they ever make a movie of Lolita?” ran the original tag-line, and with hindsight it seems obvious that only a director as maverick as Kubrick could have ever managed it.... more
Set during WWI and loosely based on a real event, PATHS OF GLORY stars Kirk Douglas as a colonel attempting to shield his men after an attack goes disastrously wrong and the commandi... more
All work and no play… Well, you know how the rest goes. One of the most influential horror films ever made, and one of the first screen adaptations of the work of Stephen King, tak... more
The film that broke the blacklist with the first script publicly credited to Dalton Trumbo in a decade, SPARTACUS is not only notable for being the only Kubrick film where the direct... more
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