Moonlight Cinema’s Week Thirteen Schedule has just hit my inbox. This time we see some great films including, The Kings Speech, Pulp Fiction, Made in Dagenham, Morning Glory and The Girl who Played with Fire. Also just to add it may just be that time to pull the fishnets on as well with Moonlight screening The Rocky Horror Picture Show on the 1st March and just to those un-initiated Moonlight Cinema is up in Kings Park and Botanic Gardens. Check out the press release and all the pricing information, Maybe even check out “Gold Grass” below.
Ford Fiesta Moonlight Cinema
Season runs to 20 March 2011
Moonlight screens latest release, contemporary, cult and classic movies on the lawns of the tranquil Synergy Parklands at Kings Park and Botanic Gardens, running every night excluding Mondays.
Box office hit THE KING’S SPEECH will be hugely popular on the big outdoor screen next Sunday 27 February.
The cinema is fully BYO, so gather a group of friends, book your tickets and relax with a picnic as the sun sets and the screen lights up. Gates open at 6.30pm, and screenings start at sundown (approx 8pm).
WEEK THIRTEEN FILM PROGRAM (view trailers & book online at moonlight.com.au):
Tuesday 22 February PULP FICTION ® 154 mins
Quentin Tarantino’s breakthrough hit starring John Travolta, Bruce Willis and Uma Thurman redefined cool and became an instant cult classic when it was first released. With a kicking soundtrack and some of the best movie dialogue ever put on screen, it follows the interwoven lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster’s wife, and a pair of diner bandits in four tales of violence and redemption.
Wednesday 23 February MADE IN DAGENHAM (M) 113 mins
From the Director of CALENDAR GIRLS comes the inspirational and feel-good story of Rita, a plucky factory worker who took on the biggest corporation in the world. In Spring 1968 what starts as a dispute over pay leads to an uprising amongst the women workers of the Ford Motor Plant in Britain. Rita is a normal 60’s girl. A young mother, all she wants is a good life for herself and her family. Though it’s not the perfect job, sewing car seatcovers is all she’s got. When she learns her male colleagues are paid more for the same work, Rita can’t sit back and do nothing. Directed by Nigel Cole, stars Sally Hawkins and Miranda Richardson.
- No Free List
Thursday 24 February UNSTOPPAPLE (M) 98 mins
Inspired by actual events, UNSTOPPABLE is an adrenaline rush fueled by director Tony Scott’s signature mark of propulsive action rooted in the reality of ordinary people placed in extraordinary circumstances. A veteran train engineer (Denzel Washington) and a young conductor (Chris Pine) race the clock to stop an unmanned runaway train – effectively a missile the size of a skyscraper — and prevent disaster in a heavily populated area. Directed by Tony Scott and also stars Rosario Dawson.
Friday 25 February LITTLE FOCKERS (M) 98 mins
The test of wills between Jack Byrnes (Robert De Niro) and Greg Focker (Ben Stiller) escalates to new heights of comedy in the third installment of the blockbuster series—Little Fockers. Laura Dern, Jessica Alba and Harvey Keitel join the returning all-star cast for a new chapter of the worldwide hit franchise.It has taken 10 years, two little Fockers with wife Pam and countless hurdles for Greg to finally get “in” with his tightly wound father-in-law, Jack. After the cash-strapped dad takes a job moonlighting for a drug company, however, Jack’s suspicions about his favorite male nurse come roaring back. When Greg and Pam’s entire clan—including Pam’s lovelorn ex, Kevin (Owen Wilson)—descends for the twins’ birthday party, Greg must prove to the skeptical Jack that he’s fully capable as the man of the house. But with all the misunderstandings, spying and covert missions, will Greg pass Jack’s final test and become the family’s next patriarch…or will the circle of trust be broken for good? Directed by Paul Weitz.
Saturday 26 February MORNING GLORY 107 mins
A new romantic comedy from the director of NOTTING HILL and the writer of DEVIL WEARS PRADA and 27 DRESSES, MORNING GLORY is set in the hilarious and dysfunctional world of morning television. When hard-working TV producer Becky Fuller (Rachel McAdams) is fired from a local news program, her career begins to look as bleak as her hapless lovel life. Stumbling into a job at “Daybreak” (the last-place national morning news show), Becky decides to revitalize the show by bringing on legendary TV anchor Mike Pomeroy (Harrison Ford). Unfortunately, Pomeroy refuses to cover morning show staples like celebrity gossip, weather, fashion and crafts – let alone work with his new co-host, Collen Peck (Diane Keaton), a former beauty queen and longtime morning show personality who is more than happy covering morning “news”. As Mike and Colleen clash, first behind the scenes and then on the air, Becky’s blossoming love affair with fellow producer, Adam Bennett (Patrick Wilson) begins to unravel – and soon Becky is struggling to save her relationship, her reputation, her job and ultimately, the show itself. Directed by Roger Mitchell, also stars Jeff Goldblum.
- No Free List
Sunday 27 February THE KING’S SPEECH (M) 118 mins
Tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George (‘Bertie’) reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stutter and considered unfit to be king, Bertie engages the help of an unorthodox speech therapist named Lionel Logue. Through a set of unexpected techniques, and as a result of an unlikely friendship, Bertie is able to find his voice and boldly lead the country into war. Directed Tom Hooper and stars Colin Firth and Guy Pearce.
- No Free List
Monday 28 February CLOSED
Tuesday 1 March ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW (M) 96 mins
THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW is a musical phenomenon unlike anything ever before seen onscreen. When their car breaks down on a rainy night Brad and Janet, an innocent young couple, find themselves stranded in a spooky castle – the home of mad scientist Dr Frank N Furter. What follows is a mad night of murder, sex and outrageous music. Can Brad and Janet escape with their lives – and dignity – in tact? Directed by Jim Sharman and stars Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon and Barry Bostwick.
Wednesday 2 March DUE DATE (MA15+) 95 mins
From director Todd Phillips (THE HANGOVER), DUE DATE stars Robert Downey Jr. and Zach Galifianakis as two unlikely companions who are thrown together on a road trip that turns out to be as life-changing as it is outrageous. Downey plays Peter Highman, an expectant first-time father whose wife’s due date is a mere five days away. As Peter hurries to catch a flight home from Atlanta to be at her side for the birth, his best intentions go completely awry when a chance encounter with aspiring actor Ethan Tremblay (Galifianakis) forces Peter to hitch a ride with Ethan on what turns out to be a cross-country road trip that will ultimately destroy several cars, numerous friendships and Peter’s last nerve.
Thursday 3 March THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE (MA15+)129 mins
In this follow-up to THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATOO, the focus falls on the character of Lisbeth Salander. Accused of a triple murder, she is drawn into tangled web of intrigue that leads back to her murky past, while Mikael Blomkvist does everything in his power to prove that she is innocent. Directed by Daniel Alfredson and stars Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Lena Endre and Peter Andersson.
- English Subtitles
Friday 4 March THE DILEMMA (M) 110 mins
Vince Vaughn and Kevin James headline an all-star comedy from director Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer about a man who finds out that what you don’t say to a friend is just as important as what you do. Jennifer Connelly, Winona Ryder, Channing Tatum and Queen Latifah join them in The Dilemma, a story of how far you can bend a brotherly bond before it snaps. Since college, confirmed bachelor Ronny (Vaughn) and happily married Nick (James) have been through thick and thin. Now partners in an auto design firm, the two pals are vying to land a dream project that would launch their company. With Ronny’s girlfriend, Beth (Connelly), and Nick’s wife, Geneva (Ryder), by their sides, they’re unbeatable. But Ronny’s world is turned upside down when he inadvertently sees Geneva out with another man and makes it his mission to get answers. As the amateur investigation dissolves his world into comic mayhem, he learns that Nick has a few secrets of his own. Now, with the clock ticking and pressure mounting on the biggest presentation of their careers, Ronny must decide what will happen if he reveals the truth to his best friend.
Saturday 5 March THE DILEMMA (M) 110 mins
Sunday 6 March HOW DO YOU KNOW (M) 121 mins
From James L. Brooks, the Academy Award®-winning director of such memorable classics as BROADCAST NEWS, TERMS OF ENDEARMENT, and AS GOOD AS IT GETS, comes How Do You Know. How Do You Know focuses on a love triangle between George (Paul Rudd), a white collar exec and Matty (Owen Wilson), a professional baseball player who both find themselves smitten with Lisa (Reese Witherspoon).
On-site Catering and Facilities
BYO hamper and drinks. Snacks available to purchase on-site.
BYO picnic rug or hire a famous Moonlight Bean Bed on-site for just $6 plus a $10 refundable deposit.
2 December 2010 – 20 March 2011 screening nightly.
(excluding Mondays with the exception of Valentine’s Day)
Synergy Parkland at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, May Drive (easy entry off Saw Avenue).
Gates open 6.30pm, film starts at approximately 8.00pm.
Tickets are available online at moonlight.com.au or at the gate
GOLD GRASS luxury ticket $30
GOLD GRASS premium seating includes entry, a glass of wine and a bean bed in a premium viewing position.
ECO-TICKETS $3 off the standard ticket price upon presentation of a valid and current public transport ticket.
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