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Top Gun: Maverick

Special Advance Screening Wednesday May 25 at 6:30pm, 7.15pm & 9.00pm - Tickets on sale now! After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy’s top aviators, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) is where he belongs. Stars: Tom CruiseJennifer ConnellyMiles TellerJon HammEd Harris

Movie specifics

  • 130 minutes
  • Release date: 
    26 May 2022

An American in Paris – The Musical

This breathtakingly beautiful Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the Oscar® winning MGM film, tells the impassioned story of discovering love in the ‘City of Light’. Featuring the gorgeous music and lyrics of George and Ira Gershwin (including the classic hits ‘S Wonderful and I Got Rhythm), stunning designs, and show-stopping choreography. With a record-setting 28 five-star reviews from critics, An American in Paris is coming from London’s West End to The Empire. Jerry Mulligan is an American GI striving to make it as a painter in a city suddenly bursting with hope and possibility. Following a chance encounter with a beautiful young dancer named Lise, the streets of Paris become the backdrop to a sensuous, modern romance of art, friendship and love in the aftermath of war.
Screening Saturday 28 May and Sunday 29 May 2022 at 1.00pm.
Adults: $25.00, Concessions: $23.00

Movie specifics

  • Release date: 
    28 May 2022

Wash My Soul In The River's Flow

Empire Cinema presents a special Q & A screening of 'Wash My Soul In The River's Flow' with Director Philippa Bateman. 

Saturday 28 May at 4.30pm, All tickets $25.00, limited seating.  Proceeds donated to The Archie Roach Foundation.

Wash My Soul in the River’s Flow is a cinematic reinvention of a legendary concert that premiered in 2004. Kura Tungar — Songs from the River was a collaboration between First Nations singer-songwriters Archie Roach and Ruby Hunter working with Paul Grabowsky and the 22-piece Australian Art Orchestra. Using footage combining conversations, rehearsals, and the opening night, with breath taking images of Hunter’s Ngarrindjeri country in South Australia, the film is a portrait of artists at the peak of their powers and a profoundly moving story of loss, love and what it means to truly come ‘home’.

Movie specifics

  • 89 minutes
  • Release date: 
    28 May 2022

Mothering Sunday

On a warm spring day in 1924, housemaid and foundling Jane Fairchild (Odessa Young) finds herself alone on Mother’s Day. Her employers, Mr and Mrs Niven (Colin Firth and Olivia Colman), are out and she has the rare chance to spend quality time with her secret lover, Paul (Josh O’Connor), the boy from the manor house nearby who is Jane’s long-term love despite the fact that he’s engaged to be married to another woman, a childhood friend and daughter of his parents’ friends. But events that neither can foresee will change the course of Jane’s life forever. Stars: Odessa YoungColin FirthOlivia Colman

Movie specifics

  • 104 minutes
  • Release date: 
    2 Jun 2022

Met Opera - Don Carlos

For the first time in company history, the Met presents the original five-act French version of Verdi’s epic opera of doomed love among royalty, set against the backdrop of the Spanish Inquisition. Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads a starry cast, including tenor Matthew Polenzani in the title role, soprano Sonya Yoncheva as Élisabeth de Valois, and mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča as Eboli. Bass Günther Groissböck and bass-baritone John Relyea are Philippe II and the Grand Inquisitor, and baritone Étienne Dupuis rounds out the principal cast as Rodrigue. Verdi’s masterpiece receives a monumental new staging by Sir David McVicar that marks his 11th Met production, placing him among the most prolific and popular directors in recent Met memory. 

Screening Saturday June 11 & Sunday June 12 at 1pm
Adults $28, Concessions $24

Movie specifics

  • 314 minutes
  • Release date: 
    11 Jun 2022

Lightyear

The sci-fi action-adventure presents the definitive origin story of Buzz Lightyear—the hero who inspired the toy—introducing the legendary Space Ranger who would win generations of fans. Stars: Chris EvansTaika WaititiJames Brolin

Movie specifics

  • Release date: 
    16 Jun 2022

Elvis

From Oscar-nominated visionary filmmaker Baz Luhrmann comes “Elvis,” starring Austin Butler and Oscar winner Tom Hanks. The film explores the life and music of Elvis Presley (Butler), seen through the prism of his complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker (Hanks). Stars: Tom HanksAustin ButlerRichard Roxburgh

Movie specifics

  • Release date: 
    23 Jun 2022

Minions: The Rise of Gru

In the heart of the 1970s, amidst a flurry of feathered hair and flared jeans, Gru (Steve Carell) is growing up in the suburbs. A fanboy of a supervillain supergroup known as the Vicious 6, Gru hatches a plan to become evil enough to join them. Luckily, he gets some mayhem-making back-up from his loyal followers, the Minions. Stars: Steve CarellJean-Claude Van DammeDolph Lundgren

Movie specifics

  • Release date: 
    23 Jun 2022

National Theatre Live: Henry V

Kit Harrington (Game of Thrones) plays the title role in Shakespeare’s thrilling study of nationalism, war and the psychology of power.
Fresh to the throne, King Henry V launches England into a bloody war with France. When his campaign encounters resistance, this inexperienced new ruler must prove he is fit to guide a country into war.
Captured live from the Donmar Warehouse in London, this exciting modern production directed by Max Webster (Life of Pi) explores what it means to be English and our relationship to Europe, asking: do we ever get the leaders we deserve?

Screening Saturday 25 June and Sunday 26 June 2022 at 1.00pm.
Adults: $25.00, Concessions: $23.00

Movie specifics

  • Release date: 
    25 Jun 2022

Thor: Love and Thunder

The film finds Thor (Chris Hemsworth) on a journey unlike anything he’s ever faced – a quest for inner peace. But his retirement is interrupted by a galactic killer known as Gorr the God Butcher (Christian Bale), who seeks the extinction of the gods. To combat the threat, Thor enlists the help of King Valkyrie (Tessa Thompson), Korg (Taika Waititi) and ex-girlfriend Jane Foster (Natalie Portman), who – to Thor’s surprise – inexplicably wields his magical hammer, Mjolnir, as the Mighty Thor. Stars: Chris HemsworthNatalie PortmanChristian BaleTessa ThompsonTaika WaititiChris Pratt

Movie specifics

  • Release date: 
    6 Jul 2022

National Theatre Live: Prima Facie

★★★★ Guardian ★★★★ Daily Mail ★★★★ Independent  ★★★★ The Stage ★★★★ Evening Standard

Jodie Comer (Killing Eve) makes her West End debut in the UK premiere of Suzie Miller’s award-winning play. Tessa is a young, brilliant barrister. She has worked her way up from working class origins to be at the top of her game; defending; cross examining and winning. An unexpected event forces her to confront the lines where the patriarchal power of the law, burden of proof and morals diverge. Prima Facie takes us to the heart of where emotion and experience collide with the rules of the game. Justin Martin directs this solo tour de force, captured live from the intimate Harold Pinter Theatre in London’s West End. A production from Empire Street Productions.

Screening Saturday 23 July and Sunday 24 July 2022 at 1.00pm.
Adults: $25.00, Concessions: $23.00

Movie specifics

  • Release date: 
    23 Jul 2022