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What to see at the cinema:
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword
When young Arthur’s father is murdered, his uncle Vortigern seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright, and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur is raised the hard way, in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, his life is turned upside down, and he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy whether he likes it or not.
Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchanan butts heads with a brash new recruit. Although the bay seems like any other beach, mysterious activity arises at a local beach club, leading Mitch to believe his beloved Bay is in danger. Together, they uncover a local criminal plot that threatens the future of the Bay.
Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, members of the colony ship Covenant discover what they think to be an uncharted paradise. While there, they meet David the synthetic survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition. The mysterious world soon turns dark and dangerous when a hostile alien life-form forces the crew into a deadly fight for survival.
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
An all-new adventure finds a down-on-his-luck Capt. Jack Sparrow as he feels the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost sailors led by his old nemesis, the evil Capt. Salazar, escape from the Devil’s Triangle. Jack’s only hope of survival lies in seeking out the legendary Trident of Poseidon, but to find it, he must forge an uneasy alliance with a brilliant and beautiful astronomer, and a headstrong young man in the British navy.
Maddy is a smart, curious and imaginative 18-year-old who is unable to leave the protection of the hermetically-sealed environment within her house because of an illness. Olly is the boy next door who won’t let that stop them from being together. Gazing through windows and talking only through texts, Maddy and Olly form a deep bond that leads them to risk everything to be together, even if it means losing it all.
Out on DVD:
La La Land
Mia and Sebastian, an actress and a jazz musician pursuing their Hollywood dreams and finding each other in a vibrant celebration of hope, dreams, and love.
Five-year-old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of miles across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata, before ultimately being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty-five years later, armed with only a handful of memories, his unwavering determination, and a revolutionary technology known as Google Earth, he sets out to find his lost family and finally return to his first home.
Aurora and Jim are onboard a spaceship transporting them to a new life on another planet. The trip takes a deadly turn when their hibernation pods mysteriously wake them 90 years before they reach their destination. As they try to unravel the mystery behind the malfunction, they discover the ship itself is in grave danger. With the lives of 5,000 sleeping passengers at stake, only Jim and Aurora can save them all.
Dapper Koala Buster Moon presides over a once-grand theatre that has fallen on hard times. An eternal optimist, and a bit of a scoundrel, he loves his theatre above all, and will do anything to preserve it. Facing the crumbling of his life’s ambition, he takes one final chance to restore the theatre to its former glory by producing the world’s greatest singing competition.
Hacksaw Ridge is the epic and inspiring true story of Desmond Doss, an army medic and conscientious objector, who, during the bloodiest battle of World War II, saved 75 men without firing or carrying a gun.