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Win a double pass to a special advance screening of The Breaker Upperers!

Fifteen years ago, Mel (Madeleine Sami) and Jen (Jackie van Beek) discovered they were being two-timed by the same man. Bitter and cynical they became fast friends and formed The Breaker Upperers, a small-time business breaking up couples for cash.   //   Now they’re in their late-thirties and business is booming. They’re a platonic, codependent couple who keep their cynicism alive by not getting emotionally involved with anybody else. But when they run into an old ...

Win tickets to a special preview screening of the Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival!

The double life of a teenager comes crashing down when her parents send her against her will to Pakistan, in Iram Haq’s evocative, semi-autobiographical and multi-award-winning story of family, community, and culture. As the film opens in Norway, Nisha (Maria Mozhdah) is balancing two separate lives, slipping out and enjoying the Oslo nightlife with her high-school friends while playing the dutiful daughter at home with her doting but deeply conservative parents and extended family. ...

Win tickets to a very special screening at the Japanese Film Festival (JFF) Fringe!

This limited season will also present award-winning titles such as ‘In This Corner of the World’ and ‘The Long Excuse’, explosive action-comedy in ‘Gintama’, as well as the Australian premiere of fantasy period film ‘Honnouji Hotel’. In Honnouji Hotel - past and present collide when Mayuko (Haruka Ayase), a young woman who lacks direction in life, checks into the mysterious Kyoto hotel. The unlikely combination of a music box, a local sweet and the hotel elevator transp...

Win a Double Pass to see Tea With The Dames!

60 years ago, seismic changes ripped through the cultural establishment and together with music and fashion, British Theatre underwent an explosion of creativity and talent, the impact of which was felt around the world and is still tangible today. It was a new Renaissance. Playing a central role and pivotal to these creative and social shifts were a group of young actresses including Joan Plowright, Judi Dench, Maggie Smith and Eileen Atkins. All have received Damehoods in recognition ...

Win a Double Pass to the German Film Festival!

After a break last year, German-made and co-produced films return in a nationwide festival to Australian cinemas showcasing the best cinematic talent Germany has to offer and boasting a program curated with exclusively Australian premieres. In collaboration with German Films (the national information and advisory centre for the promotion of German films worldwide), Palace Cinemas is giving the 15-year-old German Film Festival a fresh start in 2018.   //   The Festival ...

Win a Double Pass to see Helen Mirren’s new film The Leisure Seeker!

John and Ella Spencer have almost reached the end of the road; Ella is frail, while John’s memory is failing. Instead of quietly fading away, however, the Boston seventy-somethings flee the suffocating care of their doctors and children and hop aboard their vintage campervan, The Leisure Seeker, to visit the Florida Keys house of John’s hero, Ernest Hemingway.   //   Screen veterans Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland star as the ultimate grey nomads in The Leisure ...

Win a double pass to a special advance screening of Hereditary!

Hereditary is the soul-shaking vision of first-time filmmaker Ari Aster — an expertly crafted, supremely disturbing paranormal horror story about a cursed family that inherits unimaginable evils following the death of their mysterious grandmother. Bolstered by critical acclaim and its pedigree cast and producers, HEREDITARY has emerged post-Sundance/SXSW splash to quickly grab the attention of cinephiles and elevated genre fans alike as the hotly anticipated new jewel of the Indie ...

Win a double pass to a special advance screening of Tully starring Charlize Theron!

Academy Award® winner Charlize Theron gives a knock-out performance in the new comedy-drama from UP IN THE AIR and JUNO director, four-time Academy Award® nominee Jason Reitman. TULLY is a brilliant, refreshingly modern and surprising film offering an honest and entertaining look at the funny-but-true realities of parenthood, family relationships and female friendship. From renowned filmmakers and with a stellar cast, TULLY is sure to get people talking! When Marlo (Academy Award® ...

Win a Double Pass to see Amy Schumer’s new film I Feel Pretty!

In the new romantic comedy I Feel Pretty, Amy Schumer stars as Renee, who desperately wants to be one of the “pretty” girls. After a freak accident during spin class, her dream comes true when she wakes up to a completely new reflection, believing she is now the most beautiful woman on the planet. With a newfound confidence, she is empowered to live her life fearlessly and flawlessly, climbing the ranks at the cosmetics company she works for, earning the respect of her boss Avery ...

Win a double pass to a special advance screening of The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Society!

London, 1946. Juliet (Lily James), a charismatic and free-spirited writer, receives a letter from a member of a mysterious literary club started in Nazi-occupied Guernsey. Her curiosity piqued, Juliet decides to visit the island. There she meets the delightfully eccentric members of the Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society, including Dawsey (Michiel Huisman), the rugged and intriguing farmer who wrote her the letter.   //   As the secrets from their wartime ...