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TL;DR This Week In Cinema: Star Wars Is Back On The Big Screen At Last, And The Verdict On The Rest Of The New Releases

Unless you're briefly visiting a screening of Road Chip to attempt to set the projector on fire, there's only one clear choice this week. Feed the machine, sheeple - it's Star Wars or bust.  Until next time!

Applications for Setting Sun Short Film Festival 2016 Are Now Open

Apply now to get involved with the Setting Sun Short Film Festival, running from Thursday April 14 - Sunday April 17 at the Sun Theatre, Yarraville.

The Astor Theatre Reveal Latest Film Calendar

Head to The Astor for full details on their summer program, running from Saturday December 26 - Sunday March 13.

Essential Anime

Essential Anime will kick off at ACMI on from Monday December 14 and run until Sunday December 20. 

TL;DR This Week In Cinema: Shu Qi Slays As The Assassin, And The Verdict On The Best Of The Bunch

Suffragette is an important, timely film and well worth your cinema dollars, but for sheer entertainment sake (and for a wildly different take on female empowerment), my vote would go to The Assassin.  Until next week!

ACMI Announce 2015/16 Summer Program

ACMI's summer program will run from December until February. For bookings and full listings head to their website.

TL;DR This Week In Cinema: Chris Hemsworth In Ron Howard's Latest Epic, And The Verdict On The Best Of The Bunch

This was actually a pretty great week! Truth is an excellent film, brilliantly acted, but it probably won't tickle those in the mood for entertainment. Krampus is a safe bet for those needing a little more Christmas chaos. 

A Hot Tub Cinema Is Coming To Melbourne

Hot Tub Cinema will hit Melbourne in a venue TBA next May. Hit their Facebook for more details. 

TL;DR This Week In Cinema: Rocky Is Back In Creed (Sort Of), And The Verdict On The Best Of The Bunch

Man, tough week. Though Creed looks like it could be a contender, I'm putting my money on the Tour de Lance for its rage-inducing intrigues and stellar performances. The Program earned this victory fair and square.  Until next week!

ACMI To Present Essential Anime Next Month

Essential Anime runs at ACMI from Monday December 14 - Sunday December 20.

TL;DR - This Week In Cinema

You’d be mad to miss the end to the brutal saga of The Hunger Games – this is a cultural landmark and bound to be a point of conversation with anyone younger than dead. 

Moonlight Cinema Unveils 2015/2016 Summer Program

The Moonlight Cinema will run at the Botanic Gardens from Thursday December 3 - Sunday March 27. Head to their website for a full program, session times and tickets.

Rooftop Cinema Unveil First 2015/2016 Program

The season kicks off on Saturday December 5 and runs throughout summer. For full program details and bookings, head to Rooftop Cinema.

Margaret Pomeranz Presents Inaugural Hollywood Retro Film Festival

The Hollywood Retro Film Festival will run from Thursday November 26 - Wednesday December 2 at Cinema Nova. Head to their website for a full rundown and ticket details.

Amy

Amy is out now on digital, Blu-ray and DVD.

Scouts Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse

Scouts Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse opens in cinemas Thursday November 5.

TL;DR This Week In Cinema

At this stage, I would present THE VERDICT on one of our five films, but I’ve chosen not to taint this virgin column with… ahem… that film. Read on if you dare. 

Cameo Outdoor Cinema Release 2015/2016 Summer Program

Catch a film in the beautiful Dandenong Ranges from Thursday November 12 and check out Cameo Outdoor Cinema for full program and ticket details.

Monster Fest Returns For 2015

It's all happening from Thursday November 26 - Sunday November 29 at Lido Cinemas. Head to Monster Fest for all the gory details.

Melbourne's Newest Rooftop Cinema Reveal Their Debut Program

Lido on the Roof opens on Thursday November 12. Hit their Facebook for more details. 

Hoyts Are Screening The First Pokemon Movie This Weekend For Some Reason

Head to the Hoyts Melbourne website for more details.

ACMI Announce A Pigeon Sat On A Branch Reflecting On Existence Screenings

Roy Andersson’s Living Trilogy will screen at ACMI from Monday October 26 to Sunday November 15. Bookings are available through the venue.

How To Change The World

How To Change The World is in cinemas now.

Muppets, Music and Magic: Jim Henson’s Legacy

Muppets, Music and Magic: The Legacy of Jim Henson runs at ACMI until Sunday October 11.

Southgate Silent Cinema Returns For Spring

For full program details and bookings, head to Southgate Melbourne. Screenings run from October through November.

Moonlight Cinema Confirms 2015/2016 Summer Return

Moonlight Cinema will take over the Central Lawn at the Royal Botanic Gardens from Thursday December 3 until Sunday March 27. Full program and more information will be available soon.

Greek Film Festival Reveals 2015 Program

The  Greek Film Festival will run from Wednesday October 14 until Sunday November 1 at Palace Cinema Como, with the opening night taking place at Astor Theatre. The full program and tickets are available through their website.