Enjoy a movie under the stars this summer at Telethon Community Cinemas, Burswood. Doors open at 6:30pm and screening commences at 7:45pm. Bring a picnic or purchase food & drink at the venue. See a list of films on show + trailers below.

Outdoor Cinemas

Film List:

December 

  • Dec 1 – Respect
  • Dec 2 – Free Guy
  • Dec 3 – Cruella
  • Dec 4 – Ron’s Gone Wrong
  • Dec 5 – The Last Duel
  • Dec 6 – West Side Story
  • Dec 7 – Shang-Chi and the Legend of Ten Rings
  • Dec 8 – Eternals
  • Dec 9 – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
  • Dec 10 – No Time To Die
  • Dec 11 – Eternals
  • Dec 12 – Best Seller
  • Dec 13 – Jungle Cruise
  • Dec 15 – Breakfast at Tiffany’s
  • Dec 16 – No Time To Die
  • Dec 17 – Love Actually
  • Dec 18 – Elf
  • Dec 19 – The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • Dec 20 – Last Night In Soho
  • Dec 21 – Home Alone
  • Dec 22 – No Time To Die
  • Dec 23 – A Boy Called Christmas
  • Dec 24 – Love Actually
  • Dec 26 – The Boss Baby: Family Business
  • Dec 27 – Encanto
  • Dec 28 – Eternals
  • Dec 29 – Ron’s Gone Wrong
  • Dec 30 – Dune

January 

  • Jan 1 – Encanto
  • Jan 2 – Dune
  • Jan 3 – Venom: Let There be Carnage
  • Jan 4 – Blue Bayou
  • Jan 5 – Clifford The Big Red Dog
  • Jan 6 – The Card Counter
  • Jan 7 – Dear Evan Hansen
  • Jan 8 – The Boss Baby: Family Business
  • Jan 9 – Cry Macho
  • Jan 10 – Spider-Man: No Way Home
  • Jan 11 – The French Dispatch
  • Jan 12 – No Time To Die
  • Jan 13 – Dear Evan Hansen
  • Jan 14 – Spider-Man: No Way Home
  • Jan 15 – Clifford The Big Red Dog
  • Jan 16 – Blue Bayou
  • Jan 17 – Queens Bees
  • Jan 18 – Around The World in 80 Days
  • Jan 21 – The Matrix Resurrections
  • Jan 22 – Spider-Man: No Way Home
  • Jan 24 – Ghostbusters: Afterlife
  • Jan 25 – West Side Story
  • Jan 26 – Ghostbusters: Afterlife
  • Jan 27 – The Matrix Resurrections
  • Jan 28 – Sing 2
  • Jan 29 – West Side Story

February 

  • Feb 1 – The King’s Man
  • Feb 2 – Swan Song
  • Feb 3 – The 355
  • Feb 4 – The King’s Man
  • Feb 5 – The Addams Family 2
  • Feb 6 – King Richard

March

  • Mar 11 – The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Trailers & Description:

Respect

Dec 1 

Respect is a 2021 American biographical musical drama film directed by Liesl Tommy (in her feature directorial debut), written by Tracey Scott Wilson, Callie Khouri, and is based on the life of American singer Aretha Franklin. The film stars Jennifer Hudson as Franklin, with Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, Audra McDonald, Marc Maron, Tituss Burgess, and Mary J. Blige in supporting roles. The film follows the first two decades of Franklin’s life, from being born as a musical prodigy in an affluent African-American family, the effect of losing her mother at age 10 to her arduous rise to international musical stardom, while simultaneously enduring an abusive marriage and constraints of patriarchy, ultimately concluding with the recording of her influential live album Amazing Grace (1972).

Free Guy

Dec 2

Free Guy is a 2021 American science fiction action comedy film directed and produced by Shawn Levy from a screenplay by Matt Lieberman and Zak Penn, and a story by Lieberman. It stars Ryan Reynolds as Guy, a bank teller who discovers he is actually a non-player character in a massively multiplayer online video game and becomes the hero of the story, trying to save his friends from deletion by the game’s creator.

Cruella

Dec 3

The story of the rebellious early days of one of cinema’s most notorious – and notoriously fashionable – villains, the legendary Cruella de Vil.   Set in 1970s London amidst the punk rock revolution, follows a young grifter named Estella, a clever and creative girl determined to make a name for herself with her designs.  She befriends a pair of young thieves who appreciate her appetite for mischief, and together they are able to build a life for themselves on the London streets. One day, Estella’s flair for fashion catches the eye of the Baroness von Hellman, a fashion legend who is devastatingly chic and terrifyingly haute.  But their relationship sets in motion a course of events and revelations that will cause Estella to embrace her wicked side and become the raucous, fashionable and revenge-bent Cruella.

Ron’s Gone Wrong

Dec 4, 29

The story of Barney, a socially awkward middle-schooler and Ron, his new walking, talking, digitally-connected device, which is supposed to be his ‘Best Friend out of the Box.’  Ron’s hilarious malfunctions set against the backdrop of the social media age, launch them into an action-packed journey in which boy and robot come to terms with the wonderful messiness of true friendship.

The Last Duel

Dec 5

A cinematic and thought-provoking drama set in the midst of the Hundred Years War that explores the ubiquitous power of men, the frailty of justice and the strength and courage of one woman willing to stand alone in the service of truth.  Based on actual events, the film unravels long-held assumptions about France’s last sanctioned duel between Jean de Carrouges and Jacques Le Gris, two friends turned bitter rivals.  Carrouges is a respected knight known for his bravery and skill on the battlefield.  Le Gris is a Norman squire whose intelligence and eloquence make him one of the most admired nobles in court.  When Carrouges’ wife, Marguerite, is viciously assaulted by Le Gris, a charge he denies, she refuses to stay silent, stepping forward to accuse her attacker, an act of bravery and defiance that puts her life in jeopardy.  The ensuing trial by combat, a grueling duel to the death, places the fate of all three in God’s hands.

West Side Story

Dec 6, Jan 25 & 29

The original won 10 Academy Awards including Best Picture back in 1961. The most successful director of our time re-imagines this romantic musical drama for our times.  Two teenagers from different ethnic backgrounds fall in love in 1950s New York City.

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Dec 7

Marvel Studios’ “Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings” stars Simu Liu as Shang-Chi, who must confront the past he thought he left behind when he is drawn into the web of the mysterious Ten Rings organization controlled by his immortal father.

Eternals

Dec 8, 11, 28

Marvel Studios’ Eternals features an exciting new team of Super Heroes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, ancient aliens who have been living on Earth in secret for thousands of years.  Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, an unexpected tragedy forces them out of the shadows to reunite against mankind’s most ancient enemy, the Deviants.

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Dec 9

Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick) has an uncanny skill at cutting classes and getting away with it. Intending to make one last duck-out before graduation, Ferris calls in sick, “borrows” a Ferrari, and embarks on a one-day journey through the streets of Chicago.  On Ferris’ trail is high school principal Rooney (Jeffrey Jones), determined to catch him in the act. Come and relive the magic of this feel-good film that says that life is too short not to be enjoyed.

No Time To Die

Dec 10, 16, 22, Jan 12

In No Time To Die, Bond has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica. His peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix Leiter from the CIA turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.

Best Seller

Dec 12

Lucy Standbridge (Aubrey Plaza) has inherited her father’s publishing house, and the ambitious would-be editor has nearly sunk it with failing titles.  She discovers she is owed a book by Harris Shaw (Michael Caine), a reclusive, cantankerous, booze-addled author who originally put the company on the map decades earlier.  In a last-ditch effort to save the company, Lucy and Harris release his new book and embark on a book tour from hell that changes them both in ways they didn’t expect.

Jungle Cruise

Dec 13

Join fan favorites Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt for the adventure of a lifetime on Disney’s JUNGLE CRUISE, a rollicking thrill-ride down the Amazon with wisecracking skipper Frank Wolff and intrepid researcher Dr. Lily Houghton. Lily travels from London, England to the Amazon jungle and enlists Frank’s questionable services to guide her downriver on La Quila — his ramshackle-but-charming boat.  Lily is determined to uncover an ancient tree with unparalleled healing abilities–possessing the power to change the future of medicine.  Thrust on this epic quest together, the unlikely duo encounters innumerable dangers and supernatural forces, all lurking in the deceptive beauty of the lush rainforest.  But as the secrets of the lost tree unfold, the stakes reach even higher for Lily and Frank and their fate–and mankind’s–hangs in the balance.

Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Dec 15

One of cinema’s most popular classics.  Based on Truman Capote’s novel, this is the story of a young woman in New York City who meets a young man when he moves into her apartment building.  He is with an older woman who is very wealthy, but he wants to be a writer.  She is working as an expensive escort and searching for a rich, older man to marry.

Love Actually

Dec 17, 24

The contemporary Christmas classic that has become a traditional must-see every Festive Season.  The film follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.

Elf

Dec 18

Bring the family to a free Christmas movie. A movie full of Yuletide cheer, Elf is a spirited, good-natured family comedy, and it benefits greatly from Will Ferrell’s funny and charming performance as one of Santa’s biggest helpers. Buddy, a human, is raised amongst elves at the North Pole. When he discovers that he is not an elf, he travels to New York to search for his biological father.

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Dec 19

Tim Burton’s family Christmas story.  Halloween Town is a fantasy world filled with various monsters and supernatural beings associated with the holiday.  Jack Skellington, the “Pumpkin King” and leader of the town, leads them in organizing the annual Halloween celebrations but is envious of Father Christmas and his merriment.

Last Night In Soho

Dec 20

In acclaimed director Edgar Wright’s psychological thriller, Eloise, an aspiring fashion designer, is mysteriously able to enter the 1960s where she encounters a dazzling wannabe singer, Sandie.  But the glamour is not all it appears to be and the dreams of the past start to crack and splinter into something far darker.

Home Alone

Dec 21

In this endearing family classic, eight year old Kevin-the-troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.

A Boy Called Christmas

Dec 23 

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.

The Boss Baby: Family Business

Dec 26, Jan 8

Now adults, Tim Templeton is a stay-at-home dad for two adorable daughters, while his estranged brother, Ted, is a big-shot CEO. They come together in an unexpected way when they take a magical formula that transforms them into babies for 48 hours.  Joining forces with Tim’s secret-agent daughter, they must go under cover to prevent an evil genius from turning fellow toddlers into monstrous brats.

Encanto

Dec 27, Jan 1

The Madrigals are an extraordinary family who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia in a charmed place called the Encanto.  The magic of the Encanto has blessed every child in the family with a unique gift — every child except Mirabel.  However, she soon may be the Madrigals last hope when she discovers that the magic surrounding the Encanto is now in danger.

Dune

Dec 30, Jan 2

Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of his family and his people.  As malevolent forces explode into conflict over the planet’s exclusive supply of the most precious resource in existence, only those who can conquer their own fear will survive.

Venom: Let There be Carnage

Jan 3

Eddie Brock is still struggling to coexist with the shape-shifting extraterrestrial Venom.  When deranged serial killer Cletus Kasady also becomes host to an alien symbiote, Brock and Venom must put aside their differences to stop his reign of terror.

Blue Bayou

Jan 4, 16 

From award-winning writer/director Justin Chon, this is the moving and timely story of a uniquely American family fighting for their future.  Antonio LeBlanc (Chon), a Korean adoptee raised in a small town in the Louisiana bayou, is married to the love of his life Kathy (Alicia Vikander) and step-dad to their beloved daughter Jessie.  Struggling to make a better life for his family, he must confront the ghosts of his past when he discovers that he could be deported from the only country he has ever called home.

Clifford The Big Red Dog

Jan 5, 15

When middle-schooler Emily Elizabeth (Darby Camp) meets a magical animal rescuer (John Cleese) who gifts her a little, red puppy, she never anticipated waking up to find a giant ten-foot hound in her small New York City apartment.  While her single mom (Sienna Guillory) is away for business, Emily and her fun but impulsive uncle Casey (Jack Whitehall) set out on an adventure that will keep you on the edge-of-your-seat as our heroes take a bite out of the Big Apple.  Based on the beloved Scholastic book character, Clifford will teach the world how to love big!

The Card Counter

Jan 6

Redemption is the long game in Paul Schrader’s THE CARD COUNTER.  Told with Schrader’s trademark cinematic intensity, the revenge thriller tells the story of an ex-military interrogator turned gambler haunted by the ghosts of his past decisions, and features riveting performances from stars Oscar Isaac, Tiffany Haddish, Tye Sheridan and Willem Dafoe.

Dear Evan Hansen

Jan 7, 13

The breathtaking, generation-defining Broadway phenomenon becomes a soaring cinematic event as Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award winner Ben Platt reprises his role as an anxious, isolated high schooler aching for understanding and belonging amid the chaos and cruelty of the social-media age.  From the songwriters of The Greatest Showman and La La Land.

Cry Macho

Jan 9

The uplifting and poignant drama stars Eastwood as Mike Milo, a one-time rodeo star and washed-up horse breeder who, in 1979, takes a job from an ex-boss to bring the man’s young son home from Mexico.  Forced to take the backroads on their way to Texas, the unlikely pair faces an unexpectedly challenging journey, during which the world-weary horseman finds unexpected connections and his own sense of redemption.

Spider-Man: No Way Home

Jan 10, 14, 22

Spider-Man’s identity is revealed to everyone, and he can no longer separate his normal life from his superhero life.  When he asks Doctor Strange for help, it forces him to discover what it means to be him.

The French Dispatch

Jan 11

From director Wes Anderson comes a love letter to journalists set in an outpost of an American newspaper in a fictional 20th-century French city that brings to life a collection of stories published in “The French Dispatch.”

Queens Bees

Jan 17

While her house undergoes repairs, fiercely independent senior Helen temporarily moves into a nearby retirement community, where she encounters lusty widows, cutthroat bridge tournaments and a hotbed of bullying “mean girls.”

Around The World In 80 Days

Jan 18

Passepartout is a young and scholarly marmoset who always dreams of becoming an 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.

The Matrix Resurrections

Jan 21, 27

After almost 20 years one of cinema’s most defining franchises returns.  Plagued by strange memories, Neo’s life takes an unexpected turn when he finds himself back inside the Matrix.

Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Jan 24, 26

A continuation of the original two stories, when a single mother and her two children move to a new town, they soon discover that they have a connection to the original Ghostbusters and their grandfather’s secret legacy.

Sing 2

Jan 28

The new chapter in this animated franchise arrives with big dreams and spectacular hit songs as the ever-optimistic koala, Buster Moon, and his all-star cast of performers prepare to launch their most dazzling stage extravaganza yet … all in the glittering entertainment capital of the world.  There’s just one hitch: They first have to persuade the world’s most reclusive rock star — played by global music icon Bono, in his animated film debut — to join them.

The King’s Man

Feb 1, 04

The prequel to the Kingsman movies sees one man must racing against time to stop history’s worst tyrants and criminal masterminds as they get together to plot a war that could wipe out millions of people and destroy humanity.

Swan Song

Feb 2
Legendary actor Udo Kier stars as retired hairdresser Pat Pitsenbarger, who escapes the confines of his small-town Sandusky, Ohio nursing home after learning of his former client’s dying wish for him to style her final hairdo.  Soon, Pat embarks on an odyssey to confront the ghosts of his past — and collect the beauty supplies necessary for the job.  SWAN SONG is a comical and bittersweet journey about rediscovering one’s sparkle, and looking gorgeous while doing so.

The 355

Feb 3

When a top-secret weapon falls into mercenary hands, wild card CIA agent Mason “Mace” Brown will need to join forces with rival badass German agent Marie, former MI6 ally and cutting-edge computer specialist Khadijah, and skilled Colombian psychologist Graciela on a lethal, breakneck mission to retrieve it, while also staying one-step ahead of a mysterious woman, Lin Mi Sheng, who is tracking their every move.  As the action rockets around the globe from the cafes of Paris to the markets of Morocco to the opulent auction houses of Shanghai, the quartet of women will forge a tenuous loyalty that could protect the world — or get them killed.

The Addams Family 2

Feb 5
Everyone’s favorite spooky family is back in the animated comedy sequel, The Addams Family 2.  This time we find Morticia and Gomez distraught that their children are growing up, skipping family dinners, and totally consumed with “scream 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?

King Richard

Feb 6

Armed with a clear vision and a brazen 78-page plan, Richard Williams is determined to write his daughters, Venus and Serena, into history.  Training on Compton, California’s neglected tennis courts–rain or shine–the girls are shaped by their father’s unyielding commitment and their mother’s balanced perspective and keen intuition, defying the seemingly insurmountable odds and prevailing expectations laid before them.  Based on the true story that will inspire the world, “King Richard” follows the uplifting journey of a family whose unwavering resolve and unconditional belief ultimately delivers two of the world’s greatest sports legends.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Mar 11

Our screening of the all-time number one participation cult movie is an annual highlight of our Season and this year it is hosted by Manuao TeAotonga, as Frankenfurter, who will give you an insight on what to expect and how to participate!

 

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