FUN, FRIENDS AND THE HOTTEST FILMS
AT MOONLIGHT CINEMA THIS SUMMER
Moonlight Cinema announce December and January program!
Australia’s favourite outdoor cinema, Moonlight Cinema, is back with another summer of sizzling entertainment. The December/January program is on sale now and with 21 advanced screenings, 25 new releases and a bunch of fan favourite flicks, it’s a cracking start to another season of balmy nights, lush picnics and bigtime blockbusters.
The huge program includes advanced screenings of all the hottest summer films; Pitch Perfect 3, The Shape of Water, Downsizing andMolly’s Game, flicks for the family; Ferdinand, Paddington 2 and Coco, serious award contenders; Breathe, The Darkest Hour and The Post, and brand new Aussie films; Sweet Country, Swinging Safari and The BBQ.
A star-studded red-carpet advanced screening of Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri will launch the Moonlight season in each city. The film is part black comedy, part searing drama and follows a small-town mum who goes to extremes in the name of justice. Just WATCH THE TRAILER and you’ll see why Francis McDormand is being touted as Best Actress for the awards season.
There’s also a stack of new releases on offer. Head to Moonlight where you can kick back with a drink, catch up with friends and enjoy films such as Thor: Ragnarok, Bad Moms 2, Blade Runner and Murder on The Orient Express under the stars in picturesque park settings.
Check out some of the highlights of the December/January program:
MUST-SEE FILMS OF SUMMER
From epic adventures to award chasing biopics, expect to be spoilt for choice when it comes to quality cinema at Moonlight. Know when to fold them with Jessica Chastain’s new flick Molly’s Game, drown yourself in a Cold War love story between a sea monster and a mute cleaner in The Shape of Water, or unleash your inner Bella and belt out a tune alongside an advanced screening of Pitch Perfect 3.
FAN FAVOURITES AT A BARGAIN
Moonlight isn’t all about preview screenings and new releases though. Fan favourites like Dirty Dancing, Back to the Future and Love Actuallyare all featured on the line up for December and January, and with Moonlight’s discounted ticket price of $13 for all Fan Favourite screenings, it’s not just the diehards who’ll be snapping up tickets.
Three incredible Aussie films will get an outdoor premiere at Moonlight Cinema. Guy Pearce and Kylie Minogue star as 1970’s suburban swingers in Stephan Elliott’s Swinging Safari; Warwick Thornton’s newest film Sweet Country just took out the top prize at the Toronto Film Festival and will get an advanced screening at Moonlight; and on Australia Day, Moonlight will transform into a classic backyard BBQ for Shane Jacobson’s latest comedy, The BBQ.
Just in time for the school holidays, Moonlight offers up the perfect family night out with the best family films. Venture into the stunning and colourful Land of the Dead with Mexican fantasy Coco, relive the big hearted classic Ferdinand, or enjoy another squirrel season in The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature.
On Saturday 16 December, bring your favourite Teddy Bear down to Moonlight for the world’s biggest Teddy Bear’s picnic and an advanced screening of Paddington 2. With free games, crafts, activities and prizes on offer, it’s going to be an unmissable event for the entire family.
Family passes to select G and PG rated films at Moonlight are just $50, so it’s one of the most affordable outings a family of four can have!
Being a BYO* event, Moonlight Cinema is a low-cost, easy night out for everyone. If you’re too busy to BYO don’t stress, Moonlight can provide you with everything you need – hot food, drinks, snacks and bean bed rental. For a luxury experience, Moonlight’s Gold Grass offers reserved bean beds in a premium viewing location and waiter service – perfect for spoiling yourself or someone special!
On gorgeous green lawns in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth, Moonlight Cinema brings a relaxed festival atmosphere to film-watching. Round up some mates, the family, or a hot date, pack a picnic rug and a hamper of homemade goodies and relax under the stars for the quintessential summer cinema experience.
Appetite sufficiently whetted? Tickets for this superbly curated cinema experience are on sale now at www.moonlight.com.au
WHAT: Moonlight Cinema
WHERE & WHEN: Adelaide: Botanic Park, Dec 1 – Feb 18
Brisbane: New Farm Park at Brisbane Powerhouse, Dec 7 – Mar 4
Melbourne: Central Lawn at Royal Botanic Gardens, Dec 1 – Apr 1
Perth: May Drive Parkland, Kings Park & Botanic Garden, Dec 2 – Apr 1
Sydney: Belvedere Amphitheatre in Centennial Park, Dec 1 – Apr 1
* BYO alcohol is not permitted at Brisbane’s Moonlight Cinema
|DATE||TYPE OF SCREENING||FILM|
|01/12/2017||NORMAL||The Mountain Between Us
Excl. Per, Bris
|03/12/2017||NORMAL||Kingsman: The Golden Circle
|06/12/2017||NORMAL||Murder On The Orient Express
|07/12/2017||ADVANCE SCREENING||Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri|
|08/12/2017||NORMAL||Bad Moms 2|
|16/12/2017||ADVANCE SCREENING||Paddington 2|
|19/12/2017||FAN FAVOURITE||Love Actually|
|21/12/2017||ADVANCE SCREENING||Coco + Olaf’s Frozen Adventure Featurette|
|22/12/2017||ADVANCE SCREENING||Pitch Perfect 3|
|23/12/2017||NORMAL||The Man Who Invented Christmas|
|26/12/2017||NORMAL||Daddy’s Home 2|
|27/12/2017||NORMAL||Murder On The Orient Express|
|28/12/2017||Bad Moms 2|
|29/12/2017||ADVANCE SCREENING||Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri|
|30/12/2017||ADVANCE SCREENING||Pitch Perfect 3|
|02/01/2018||ADVANCE SCREENING||The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature|
|03/01/2018||ADVANCE SCREENING||All The Money In The World|
|05/01/2018||NORMAL||The Mountain Between Us|
|06/01/2018||ADVANCE SCREENING||Take Every Wave|
|07/01/2018||ADVANCE SCREENING||The Post|
|09/01/2018||FAN FAVOURITE||Dirty Dancing|
|10/01/2018||ADVANCE SCREENING||The Darkest Hour|
|12/01/2018||NORMAL||Murder On The Orient Express|
|13/01/2018||ADVANCE SCREENING||Swinging Safari|
|16/01/2018||FAN FAVOURITE||The Breakfast Club|
|17/01/2018||ADVANCE SCREENING||The Shape Of Water|
|19/01/2018||NORMAL||Bad Moms 2|
|20/01/2018||ADVANCE SCREENING||Molly’s Game|
|21/01/2018||ADVANCE SCREENING||Sweet Country|
|23/01/2018||NORMAL||The Greatest Showman|
|24/01/2018||ADVANCE SCREENING||Maze Runner: The Death Cure|
|25/01/2018||Star Wars: The Last Jedi|
|26/01/2018||ADVANCE SCREENING||The BBQ
|28/01/2018||ADVANCE SCREENING||Lady Bird|
|30/01/2018||FAN FAVOURITE||Back To The Future|
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