Enjoy a movie under the stars this summer at Telethon Community Cinemas, Bassendean. 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 Cinema

Film List:

December

  • Dec 1 – Dream Horse
  • Dec 2 – The Last Duel
  • Dec 3 – Black Window
  • Dec 4 – Ron’s Gone Wrong
  • Dec 5 – Respect
  • Dec 8 – Three Amigos
  • Dec 9 – Eternals
  • Dec 10 – No Time To Die
  • Dec 11 – Clifford The Big Red Dog
  • Dec 12 – The Many Saints of Newark
  • Dec 15 – How The Grinch Stole Christmas
  • Dec 16 – The Addams Family
  • Dec 17 – Love Actually
  • Dec 18 – No Time To Die
  • Dec 20 – Home Alone
  • Dec 22 – Elf
  • Dec 23 – A Boy Called Christmas
  • Dec 24 – A Boy Called Christmas
  • Dec 26 – The Boss Baby: Family Business
  • Dec 27 – Raya and the Last Dragon
  • Dec 30 – Encanto

January 

  • Jan 1 – The Boss Baby: Family Business
  • Jan 2 – Dune
  • Jan 3 – Penguin Bloom
  • Jan 5 – Cry Macho
  • Jan 6 – Ron’s Gone Wrong
  • Jan 7 – Clifford The Big Red Dog
  • Jan 8 – Dune
  • Jan 9 – Best Seller
  • Jan 12 – Spider-Man: No Way Home
  • Jan 13 – Blue Bayou
  • Jan 14 – Dear Evan Hansen
  • Jan 15 – Spider-Man: No Way Home
  • Jan 16 –  The French Dispatch
  • Jan 17 – Ratatouille
  • Jan 19 – Around The World In 80 Days
  • Jan 20 – The Matrix Resurrections
  • Jan 21 – Clifford The Big Red Dog
  • Jan 22 – Sing 2
  • Jan 24 – Who Framed Roger Rabbit
  • Jan 27 – Sing 2
  • Jan 28 – Ghostbusters: Afterlife
  • Jan 29 – West Side Story
  • Jan 30 – Licorice Pizza

February 

  • Feb 2 – House of Gucci
  • Feb 3 – West Side Story
  • Feb 4 – The King’s Man
  • Feb 5 – The Addams Family 2
  • Feb 6 – Swan Song

Trailers & Description:

Dream Horse

Dec 1

The inspiring true story of Dream Alliance, an unlikely race horse bred by small town bartender, Jan Vokes (Toni Collette).  With very little money and no experience, Jan convinces her neighbors to chip in their meager earnings to help raise Dream and compete with the racing elites.  Their investment pays off as Dream rises through the ranks and becomes a beacon of hope in their struggling community.

The Last Duel

Dec 2

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.

Black Window

Dec 3

Natasha Romanoff, aka Black Widow, confronts the darker parts of her ledger when a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past arises. Pursued by a force that will stop at nothing to bring her down, Natasha must deal with her history as a spy, and the broken relationships left in her wake long before she became an Avenger.

Ron’s Gone Wrong

Dec 4, Jan 6

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.

Respect

Dec 5 

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).

Three Amigos

Dec 8

Three cowboy movie stars from the silent era — Dusty Bottoms (Chevy Chase), Lucky Day (Steve Martin) and Ned Nederlander (Martin Short) — are fired when one of their movies bombs.  In what seems to be a career-saving offer, young Mexican woman Carmen (Patrice Martinez) offers them a high-paying gig in her village.  The three jump at the opportunity, expecting to do their typical act, but Carmen believes they are really heroes and asks them to rid her village of bad guy El Guapo (Alfonso Arau).

Eternals

Dec 9

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.

No Time To Die

Dec 10, 18

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.

Clifford The Big Red Dog

Dec 11, Jan 7, 21

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 Many Saints of Newark

Dec 12

Young Anthony Soprano is growing up in one of the most tumultuous eras in Newark’s history, becoming a man just as rival gangsters begin to rise up and challenge the all-powerful DiMeo crime family’s hold over the increasingly race-torn city.  Caught up in the changing times is the uncle he idolizes, Dickie Moltisanti, who struggles to manage both his professional and personal responsibilities–and whose influence over his impressionable nephew will help make the teenager into the all-powerful mob boss we’ll later come to know: Tony Soprano.

How The Grinch Stole Christmas

Dec 15

In this live-action adaptation of the beloved children’s tale by Dr. Seuss, the reclusive green Grinch (Jim Carrey) decides to ruin Christmas for the cheery citizens of Whoville.  Reluctantly joined by his hapless dog, Max, the Grinch comes down from his mountaintop home and sneaks into town to swipe everything holiday-related from the Whos.  However, the bitter grump finds a hitch in his plans when he encounters the endearing Cindy Lou Who (Taylor Momsen).

The Addams Family

Dec 16

When a man (Christopher Lloyd) claiming to be Fester, the missing brother of Gomez Addams (Raul Julia), arrives at the Addams’ home, the family is thrilled.  However, Morticia (Anjelica Huston) begins to suspect the man is a fraud, since he cannot recall details of Fester’s life.  With the help of lawyer Tully Alford (Dan Hedaya), Fester manages to get the Addams clan evicted from their home.  Gomez realizes the two men are conspiring to swindle the Addams fortune and that he must challenge Fester.

Love Actually

Dec 17

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.

Home Alone

Dec 20

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.

Elf

Dec 22

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.

A Boy Called Christmas

Dec 23 & Dec 24

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 1

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.

Raya and the Last Dragon

Dec 27

Long ago, in the fantasy world of Kumandra, humans and dragons lived together in harmony. But when sinister monsters known as the Druun threatened the land, the dragons sacrificed themselves to save humanity. Now, 500 years later, those same monsters have returned and it’s up to a lone warrior, Raya, to track down the last dragon in order to finally stop the Druun for good. However, along her journey, she’ll learn that it’ll take more than dragon magic to save the world–it’s going to take trust as well.

Encanto

Dec 30

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

Jan 2, 8

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.

Penguin Bloom

Jan 3

Based on the best-selling book of the same name, the film tells the story of Sam Bloom (Academy Award® nominated Naomi Watts) a young mother whose world is turned upside down after a shocking, near-fatal accident leaves her paralyzed. Sam’s husband, (Andrew Lincoln), her three young boys and her mother (Academy Award® nominated Jacki Weaver), are struggling to adjust to their new situation when an unlikely ally enters their world in the form of an injured baby magpie they name Penguin. The bird’s arrival is a welcome distraction for the Bloom family, eventually making a profound difference on Sam’s life, teaching her how to live again.

Cry Macho

Jan 5

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.

Best Seller

Jan 9

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.

Spider-Man: No Way Home

Jan 12, 15

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.

Blue Bayou

Jan 13

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.

Dear Evan Hansen

Jan 14

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.

The French Dispatch

Jan 16

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.”

Ratatouille

Jan 17

Remy, a resident of Paris, appreciates good food and has quite a sophisticated palate. He would love to become a chef so he can create and enjoy culinary masterpieces to his heart’s delight.  The only problem is, Remy is a rat.  When he winds up in the sewer beneath one of Paris’ finest restaurants, the rodent gourmet finds himself ideally placed to realize his dream.

Around The World In 80 Days

Jan 19

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.

The Matrix Resurrections

Jan 20

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.

Sing 2

Jan 22 & Jan 27

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.

Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Jan 24

One of the most ground-breaking live action animated films in cinema history.  Down-on-his-luck private eye Eddie Valiant (Bob Hoskins) gets hired by cartoon producer R.K. Maroon (Alan Tilvern) to investigate an adultery scandal involving Jessica Rabbit (Kathleen Turner), the sultry wife of Maroon’s biggest star, Roger Rabbit (Charles Fleischer).  But when Marvin Acme (Stubby Kaye), Jessica’s alleged paramour and the owner of Toontown, is found murdered, the villainous Judge Doom (Christopher Lloyd) vows to catch and destroy Roger.

Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Jan 28

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.

West Side Story

Jan 29, Feb 3

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.

Licorice Pizza

Jan 30

An American coming-of-age comedy-drama relaying the story Alana Kane and Gary Valentine who grow up, run around and fall in love in California’s San Fernando Valley in the 1970s.

House of Gucci

Feb 2

House of Gucci is inspired by the shocking true story of the family behind the Italian fashion empire. When Patrizia Reggiani (Lady Gaga), an outsider from humble beginnings, marries into the Gucci family, her unbridled ambition begins to unravel the family legacy and triggers a reckless spiral of betrayal, decadence, revenge, and ultimately … murder.

The King’s Man

Feb 4

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.

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?

Swan Song

Feb 6
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.

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