Life with kids in Sydney's Inner West
Life with kids in Sydney's Inner West

What’s ON at the movies?

Summer 2021/22

It wasn’t that long ago when we couldn’t actually go to the movies so make sure you squeeze one in this holidays, you never know what’s around the corner!

The Boss Baby: Family Business

RELEASE DATE 25 November 2021

Everyone’s favourite spooky family is back in the animated comedy sequel, The Addams Family 2. In this all new movie we find Morticia and Gomez distraught that their children are growing up, skipping family dinners, and totally consumed with “screen time”. To reclaim their bond they decide to cram Wednesday, Pugsley, Uncle Fester and the crew into their haunted camper and hit the road for one last miserable family vacation. Their adventure across America takes them out of their element and into hilarious run-ins with their iconic cousin, It, as well as many new kooky characters. What could possibly go wrong?

  • Release Date: 25 November 2021
  • Running Time: 107 mins
  • Cast: Alec Baldwin, Lisa Kudrow, James Marsden, Jeff Goldblum, Jimmy Kimmel, Eva Longoria, Amy Sedaris, Ariana Greenblatt
  • Rated: PG

You can catch this movie at Event Cinemas.

A Boy Called Christmas

RELEASE DATE 25 November 2021

An ordinary young boy called Nikolas sets out on an extraordinary adventure into the snowy north in search of his father who is on a quest to discover the fabled village of the elves, Elfhelm. Taking with him a headstrong reindeer called Blitzen and a loyal pet mouse, Nikolas soon meets his destiny in this magical, comic and endearing story that proves nothing is impossible… A BOY CALLED CHRISTMAS is adapted from the bestselling book by Matt Haig; the first of five books in the acclaimed series published by Canongate Books.

  • Release Date: 25 November 2021
  • Running Time: 104 mins
  • Rated: PG

You can catch this movie at Dendy Newtown.

Encanto

RELEASE DATE 2 December 2021

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Encanto tells the tale of an extraordinary family, the Madrigals, who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia, in a magical house, in a vibrant town, in a wondrous, charmed place called an Encanto. The magic of Encanto has blessed every child in the family with a unique gift from super strength to the power to heal – every child except one, Mirabel. But when she discovers that the magic surrounding the Encanto is in danger, Mirabel decides that she, the only ordinary Madrigal, might just be her exceptional family’s last hope.

  • Release Date: 2 December
  • Running Time: 102 mins
  • Cast:Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz, Wilmer Valderrama
  • Rated: PG

You can catch this movie at Reading Cinemas, Rhodes or Dendy Newtown.

Spiderman: No Way Home

RELEASE DATE 16 December

or the first time in the cinematic history of Spider-Man, our friendly neighborhood hero is unmasked and no longer able to separate his normal life from the high-stakes of being a Super Hero. When he asks for help from Doctor Strange the stakes become even more dangerous, forcing him to discover what it truly means to be Spider-Man.

  • Release Date: 16 December
  • Running Time: 148 mins
  • Cast:Tom Holland, Tony Revolori, Marisa Tomei, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jon Favreau, Jamie Foxx, Zendaya, Jacob Batalon
  • Rated: M

You can catch this movie at Reading Cinemas, Rhodes or Dendy Newtown.

 

Sing 2

RELEASE DATE 26 December

Buster Moon and his friends must persuade reclusive rock star Clay Calloway to join them for the opening of a new show.

  • Release Date: 26 December
  • Running Time: 110 mins
  • Director: Garth Jennings
  • Rated: PG

You can catch this movie at Reading Cinemas, Rhodes or Dendy Newtown.

Clifford the Big Red Dog

RELEASE DATE 30 December 

When middle-schooler Emily Elizabeth meets a magical animal rescuer who gives her a little, red puppy, she never anticipated waking up to find a giant ten-foot hound.

  • Release Date: 30 December
  • Running Time: 96 mins
  • Cast:Tony Hale, John Cleese, Jack Whitehall, Sienna Guillory
  • Rated: PG

You can catch this movie at Reading Cinemas, Rhodes.

Ghostbusters: Afterlife

RELEASE DATE 1 January 2022 

From director Jason Reitman and producer Ivan Reitman, comes the next chapter in the original Ghostbusters universe. In Ghostbusters: Afterlife, when a single mom and her two kids arrive in a small town, they begin to discover their connection to the original ghostbusters and the secret legacy their grandfather left behind.

  • Release Date: 1 January 2022
  • Running Time: 124 mins
  • Cast:Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Paul Rudd, Sigourney Weaver
  • Rated: PG

You can catch this movie at Reading Cinemas, Rhodes or Dendy Newtown

The Addams Family 2

RELEASE DATE 6 January 2022 

Everyone’s favourite spooky family is back in the animated comedy sequel, The Addams Family 2. In this all new movie we find Morticia and Gomez distraught that their children are growing up, skipping family dinners, and totally consumed with “screen time”. To reclaim their bond they decide to cram Wednesday, Pugsley, Uncle Fester and the crew into their haunted camper and hit the road for one last miserable family vacation. Their adventure across America takes them out of their element and into hilarious run-ins with their iconic cousin, It, as well as many new kooky characters. What could possibly go wrong?

  • Release Date: 6 January 2022
  • Running Time: 93 mins
  • Cast: Oscar Isaac, Chloe Grace Moretz, Bill Hader, Nick Kroll, Charlize Theron, Bette Midler, Snoop Dogg, Wallace Shawn and Javon ‘Wanna’ Walton.
  • Rated: PG

You can catch this movie at Reading Cinemas, Rhodes or Dendy Newtown.

Around the World in 80 Days

RELEASE DATE 20 January 2022 

Passepartout is a young and scholarly marmoset who always dreams of becoming and explorer. One day, he crosses paths with Phileas, a reckless and greedy frog, eager to take on a bet to circumnavigate the globe in 80 days and earn 10 million clams in the process. Seizing the opportunity of a lifetime to explore the world, Passepartout embarks with his new friend on a crazy and exhilarating adventure full of twists and surprises. Based on the classic story by Jules Verne & full of humour for both children and adults alike, AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS is a great holiday adventure film for the whole family.

  • Release Date: 20 January 2022
  • Running Time: 82 mins
  • Cast: 
  • Rated: TBA

You can catch this movie at Event Cinemas, Burwood.