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Starring up-and-coming talent Jack O’Connell (Unbroken), this exhilarating, breathless thriller recreates “The Troubles” in Northern Ireland through the eyes of a young British soldier. Private Gary Hook (O’Connell) is abandoned by his unit followin... more

A Little Chaos

A sumptuous period drama directed by Alan Rickman, A LITTLE CHAOS tells the true story of Sabine de Bara (Kate Winslet), a gardener and landscaper who receives the commission of a lifetime – to design and construct the gardens of Versailles for King Louis... more

A Most Violent Year

Zero Dark Thirty’s Jessica Chastain impresses once more as the wife of a troubled New York businessman in the midst of the city’s most violent year of crime. Oscar Isaac portrays her husband, a fuel supplier wrestling with his moral compass amid the cor... more

Big Eyes

Tim Burton tackles a biopic in this tale based on the real life relationship of Margaret and Walter Keane. The Big Eye’s paintings of the 1950’s were a phenomenal success, with the paintings of children with disproportionally large eyes filling commerci... more


Winner! 4 Academy Awards - Best Film, Best Director, Best Cinematography and Best Original Screenplay. In a spectacular comeback, Michael Keaton’s own career informs his portrayal of an actor who once played an iconic superhero, now mounting a vanity pro... more

Blade Runner: The Final Cut

Limited Event Screenings! Remastered by the British Film Institute and presented in its full Cinemascope glory, BLADE RUNNER: THE FINAL CUT is a must for every fan of this seminal classic. Adapted from Philip K. Dick’s novel Do Androids Dream of Electri... more


Winner! Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress - Patricia Arquette. Richard Linklater’s enthralling and moving drama of a boy’s progress from childhood to young manhood is truly unprecedented: it was shot over 12 years, capturing its star and his fe... more


Winner! Academy Award for Best Documentary. A real-time of-the-moment thriller giving audiences an exclusive front-row seat to the moment Edward Snowden changed history with his revelations of widespread government surveillance around the world. In June ... more

Cultastrophe Empire Records And Pump Up The Volume

First up we celebrate the 20th Anniversary of REX MANNING DAY with a screening of the eternal slacker epic EMPIRE RECORDS! Chronicling a day in the life of a group of rag tag record store employees with their 90s angst turned up to 11! Next we learn to Talk... more

Cultastrophe The City Of Lost Children

In a futuristic city, a daemonic scientist named Krank kidnaps children to tap into their dreams. This highly inventive and subversive work recalls the visuals of Terry Gilliam fused with David Lynch to create a walking dreamscape. more

Cultastrophe The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

The buzz is still going after 40 years! The all-time horror cinema grand pappy, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre is as unsettling, subversive and terrifying as it was in 1974. Following a group of teenagers as they encounter a group of murderous hillbillies, the... more

Cultastrophe The Wicker Man Final Cut And Manitou

It’s occult night at Cultrastophe with two 70s shockers that summon spirits and honour gods! First up we travel to a remote UK location where a small girl has gone missing and all is not as it seems – THE WICKER MAN will make you feel like you have been... more

Dior and I

From one of the directors of Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel, DIOR AND I is a tantalising ‘behind-the-seams’ glimpse at the making of Raf Simons’ first haute couture collection for Christian Dior in 2012. Established in the fashion world as a ... more

Eastern Boys

The heralded Orizzonti winner of Best Film at the Venice Film Festival, EASTERN BOYS is the astonishing second feature from Robin Campillo, editor and co-writer of Laurent Cantet’s Palme d’Or winner The Class, and more recently creator of the internatio... more

Homesman, The

When three women living on the edge of the American frontier are driven mad by harsh pioneer life, the task of saving them falls to the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy (Hilary Swank). Transporting the women by covered wagon to Iowa, she soon realis... more

Infinitely Polar Bear

Two time Oscar nominee Mark Ruffalo gives an awards-worthy performance as the infuriatingly irresponsible father of two spirited children (Imogene Wolodarsky and Ashley Aufderheide in remarkable debut performances) called upon to care for them when his wife... more

Inherent Vice

Inherent Vice takes you on a hazy journey through the streets of 1970’s Los Angeles, following Larry ‘Doc’ Sportello, a drug addled Private Investigator, played here with typical eccentricity from Joaquin Phoenix. After a visit from his ex-girlfriend,... more

Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck

Experience the life, art and mind of Kurt Cobain like never before in the first fully-authorized portrait of the generation-defining rock music icon. Director Brett Morgen expertly blends Cobain’s personal archive of art, music, and never-before-seen home... more


The stunning new film from modern Russian master Andrey Zvyagintsev, LEVIATHAN is a gripping parable of class, faith and corruption, centring on a dispute between a small-time mechanic and his local authorities that reaps unimaginable and extraordinary cons... more

Love is Strange

Starring Academy Award nominee John Lithgow and Alfred Molina, Love Is Strange tells the story of New York couple Ben and George, who after nearly four decades together are finally able to marry. But when news of their nuptials reaches the Catholic school ... more

Paper Planes

With an all-star Aussie cast including Ed Oxenbould, Sam Worthington, David Wenham, and Deborah Mailman, and talented Director Robert Connolly at its helm, Paper Planes is a heart-warming and funny family tale. Dylan (Oxenbould) lives in the outback of Wes... more

Paper Planes In 3d

Join director ROBERT CONNOLLY and co-star TERRY NORRIS for a very special 3D event screening of the hit Australian adventure PAPER PLANES, followed by an all-ages Q&A. With an all-star Aussie cast including Ed Oxenbould, Sam Worthington, David Wenham, and... more

Picnic At Hanging Rock

Cinema Nova in partnership with The Ian Potter Museum of Art’s exhibition Weird Melancholy: The Australian Gothic, presents a series of Australian Gothic Cinema’. Peter Weir’s 1975 Australian classic will return to the big screen, followed by a pane... more

Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, The

John Madden’s all-star sub-continental comedy finds the residents of the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel enjoying their second-age with rewarding new jobs, multiple romances on the go and a wedding in the planning. Sunny (Dev Patel) is set to expand his succes... more


Winner! Academy Award for Best Song with Common & John Legend's "Glory." Leading to major breakthroughs for the 1960s American Civil Rights Movement, the Martin Luther King-led marches from Selma to Montgomery hoped to stop the obstruction of vote registra... more

Shaun the Sheep

Just in time for the school holidays is Shaun the Sheep in his first big screen adventure! Despite Shaun’s best efforts, life on the farm has got into a bit of a rut, and Shaun concocts a cunning plan -- to have a day off. Events rapidly escalate out of ... more

Still Alice

Winner! Academy Award for Best Actress - Julianne Moore. Alice Howland (Julianne Moore), happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a devastating diagnosis, Alice and her fam... more

That Sugar Film

AFI / AACTA present a special That Sugar Film event featuring a Q&A with director Damon Gameau. Tuesday April 7 – 6.30pm. TICKETS ON SALE BELOW THAT SUGAR FILM is one man’s journey to discover the bitter truth about sugar. Damon Gameau embarks on a uni... more

The Book Of Life

Produced by Guillermo del Toro and featuring an impressive all-star vocal cast including Zoe Saldana, Diego Luna, Ron Perlman, Plácido Domingo and Channing Tatum, THE BOOK OF LIFE is a vibrant, beautifully crafted animation inspired by Mexico’s Day of th... more

The Crater

The Crater: A Vietnam War Story Acclaimed, Oscar-nominated documentarian David Bradbury (On Borrowed Time, Frontline, Chile: Hasta Cuando?) joins Nova for a Q&A following a screening of his new film. Includes short film The Frontiers Wars Remembered. Bri... more

The Imitation Game

Winner! Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. Benedict Cumberbatch continues his meteoric trajectory in this period piece from director Morten Tyldum. Co-starring Keira Knightley, Mark Strong and Charles Dance, this war-era drama thriller is an early ... more

The Theory of Everything

Winner! Academy Award for Best Actor - Eddie Redmayne. Stephen Hawking is one of the most spectacular minds of our generation, a pioneer whose curiosity about the universe’s many mysteries led him to some ground-breaking scientific discoveries. Based on ... more

Top Five

Written, directed by, and starring Chris Rock, TOP FIVE tells the story of New York City comedian-turned-film star Andre Allen, whose unexpected encounter with a journalist (Rosario Dawson) forces him to confront the comedy career—and the past—that he's... more


Winner! 3 Academy Awards - Best Supporting Actor for J. K. Simmons, Best Sound Mixing and Best Editing. Following it's breathtaking debut at the Sundance Film Festival, Damien Chazelle's drama has exploded into the 2014 Awards Season conversation. Andrew (... more


Plagued by the destructive consequences of her choices in the wake of the loss of her mother (Laura Dern), Cheryl Strayed (Reese Witherspoon) goes for a walk. A long one. Hiking the Pacific Coast Trail - a 1000 mile cross- country journey braved by some of ... more

Bolshoi Ballet Ivan The Terrible

As young Ivan IV is crowned, he has to choose one of the 13 Boyar daughters to be his wife and tsarina. He selects Anastasia, and the two eventually fall deeply in love. When the Boyars plot against him and poison his beloved wife, Tsar Ivan finds himself s... more


Film buffs unite, Cinema Nova brings you a movie trivia event! Every second Tuesday. Join us in the Nova Bar for a fabulous evening of laughs, drinks, food, games, surprises and of course trivia. We’ll test your knowledge on all things cinema, from the ... more

Elaine Paige - I'm Still Here

The incomparable Elaine Paige brings her sell-out Farewell Concert from the Royal Albert Hall to the big screen accompanied by a live set featuring special guests. Filmed for cinema, the concert features the BBC Concert Orchestra, with Elaine performing the... more

Exhibition: The Impressionists

Featuring work by Monet, Renoir, Cezanne, Degas, Pissarro and many more. This unique film secured unparalleled access to a major new exhibition focusing on the man credited with inventing Impressionism as we know it: 19th century Parisian art collector Paul... more

Exhibition: Vincent Van Gogh

FROM THE VAN GOGH MUSEUM, AMSTERDAM Enjoying complete and unprecedented access to the treasures of Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum, this is a brilliant new film about one of the world’s most fascinating and beloved artists. Made in collaboration with the e... more

Met Opera Cavalleria Rusticana And Pagliacci

Opera’s most enduring tragic double bill returns in an evocative new production from Sir David McVicar, who sets the action across two time periods but in the same Sicilian village. Marcelo Álvarez rises to the challenge of playing the dual tenor roles o... more

Met Opera Iolants And Duke Bluebeards Castle

Intriguing double bill, consisting of an enchanting fairy tale (Iolanta) followed by an erotic psychological thriller (Duke Bluebeard’s Castle). On the heels of her triumphant Met performance in Eugene Onegin, soprano Anna Netrebko takes on another Tchaik... more

Met Opera Les Contes D'hoffman

The Met’s wild, kaleidoscopic production of Offenbach’s operatic masterpiece. Magnetic tenor Vittorio Grigolo takes on the title role of the tortured poet and unwitting adventurer. Soprano Hibla Gerzmava faces the operatic hurdle of singing all three he... more

Met Opera: La Donna Del Lago

Met premiere production conducted by Michele Mariotti. Bel canto superstars Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flórez join forces for this Rossini showcase of vocal virtuosity, set in the medieval Scottish highlands and based on a beloved novel by Sir Walter Sc... more

Met Opera: The Merry Widow

The great Renée Fleming stars as the beguiling femme fatale who captivates all Paris in Lehár’s enchanting operetta, seen in a new staging by Broadway virtuoso director and choreographer Susan Stroman (The Producers, Oklahoma!). Stroman and her design t... more

Nt Live A View From The Bridge

Nominated for 7 Olivier Awards, including Best Revival, Best Director (Ivo van Hove), Best Actor (Mark Strong) and Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Phoebe Fox). Don’t miss a stellar cast led by Mark Strong (The Imitation Game; Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, ... more

Nt Live Behind The Beautiful Forevers

A new play by David Hare, based on the book by Katherine Boo. Meera Syal (The Kumars, Goodness Gracious Me, Rafta Rafta at the National) returns to the National Theatre, directed by Rufus Norris (Broken, London Road). Pulitzer Prize-winner Katherine Boo s... more

Nt Live Everyman

BAFTA winner and Academy Award® nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) takes the title role in this dynamic new production of one of English drama’s oldest plays, directed by the National Theatre’s new Director Rufus Norris (Broken, London Road). ... more

Nt Live Hamlet

The fastest selling ticket in theatre history! Academy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (The Imitation Game) stars in the title role of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy: HAMLET. Directed by Lyndsey Turner (Posh, Chimerica) and produced by Sonia Friedman ... more

Nt Live Man And Superman

Academy Award nominee Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient, Schindler’s List; Oedipus at the National Theatre) plays Jack Tanner in this exhilarating reinvention of Shaw’s witty, provocative classic. A romantic comedy, an epic fairytale, a fiery philosoph... more

Nt Live The Hard Problem

Acclaimed playwright Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare in Love, Arcadia, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead) returns to the National Theatre with his highly-anticipated new play The Hard Problem, directed by Nicholas Hytner (Othello, Hamlet, One Man, Two Guvnors... more

Rsc Love Labour's Won

Also known as Much Ado About Nothing Presented by the Royal Shakespeare Company, captured live from Stratford upon Avon. Autumn 1918. A group of soldiers return from the trenches. The worldweary Benedick and his friend Claudio find themselves reacquainte... more