Rating: CTC
    Director: George Miller
    Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Anya Taylor-Joy, Tom Burke, Alyla Browne
    Genre: Action
    Opens: April 28

    The backstory to how Furiosa became the Charlize Theron badass character we met in Fury Road, and who better with her screen presence and intensity to fill those shoes than Anya Taylor-Joy. As the world fell, young Furiosa is snatched from the Green Place of Many Mothers and falls into the hands of a great Biker Horde led by the Warlord Dementus. Sweeping through the Wasteland, they come across the Citadel presided over by The Immortan Joe. While the two Tyrants battle for dominance, Furiosa must survive many trials as she puts together the means to find her way home.


    Rating: PG
    Duration: 91 mins
    Director: Babak Jalali
    Cast: Jeremy Allen White, Gregg Turkington, Hilda Schmelling
    Genre: Drama
    Opens: May 2

    Beautifully filmed in black and white, a slow moving but so carefully crafted tale of an Afghani former US military translator who, after being stationed in Afghanistan, returns to San Francisco to put her life back in order.

    Working at a fortune cookie factory, in a moment of sudden revelation, she decides to send out a special message via cookie. This film is a delight with a very dry, poignant sense of observational humour.


    Rating: PG
    Duration: 145 mins
    Director: Tran Anh Hung
    Cast: Juliette Binoche, Benoît Magimel
    Genre: Drama, romance
    Language: French with English subtitles
    Opens: May 2

    Your heart will melt seeing Juliette Binoche as Eugenie, an esteemed cook, who has been working for over 20 years for Dodin, a fine gourmet. Growing fonder of one another, their bond turns into a romance and gives rise to delicious dishes that impress even the world’s most illustrious chefs. When Dodin is faced with Eugenie’s reluctance to commit to him, he decides to start cooking for her. Make sure you eat beforehand or you will have hunger cravings throughout the film then go out for dinner and undoubtedly order more than you can eat.


    Rating: PG
    Duration: 126 mins
    Director: Kore-eda Hirokazu 
    Cast: Sakura Andō, Eita Nagayama, Sōya Kurokawa,
    Genre: Drama

    Language: Japanese with English subtitles
    Opens: May 9

    Winner of the Best Screenplay at Cannes, and lauded by critics. When her young son Minato starts to behave strangely, his mother feels that there is something wrong.

    Discovering that a teacher is responsible, she storms into the school demanding to know what’s going on. But as the story unfolds through the eyes of mother, teacher and child, the truth gradually emerges.


    Rating: PG
    Duration: 100 mins

    Director: Bill Bennett
    Cast: Jennifer Cluff, Chris Haywood, Laura Lakshmi, Pia Thunderbolt
    Genre: Drama
    Opens: May 16

    Based on the best selling Camino memoir of the same title, The Way, My Way tells the story of one man’s journey along the 8oo-km pilgrim’s trail, the Camino de Santiago in Spain. Searching for meaning, he didn’t realise it was right in front of him, one step at a time. At times laugh-out-loud funny, at other times deeply emotional, The Way, My Way is an authentic account of walking the Camino, using a mix of actors and true pilgrims.

    Michael Smith
    Michael Smith
    Michael Smith is a proud Westie, adventurer, passionate film fan and owner of the Sun Theatre

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