Movies being screened in Gisborne
Mark Ruffalo plays Robert Bilott, a corporate lawyer who takes on industrial giant DuPont over the poisoning of an American community in a case that expands into game-changing class action. Also stars Anne Hathaway, Tim Robbins, Mare Winningham and Bill Pullman.
American remake of Swedish film Force Majeure. Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Will Ferrell play a married couple going through a rough patch after a near-death incident during a family ski outing.
The Current War
Inventors Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse engage in a battle of technology and ideas that will determine whose electrical system will power the new century. Backed by J. P. Morgan, Edison dazzles the world by lighting Manhattan. But Westinghouse, aided by Nikola Tesla, sees flaws in Edison’s direct current design. Westinghouse and Tesla bet everything on alternating current.
The Invisible Man
A woman in a violent relationship goes into hiding. Then her ex commits suicide and leaves her a large part of his fortune. When violent occurrences threaten the lives of those she loves, she suspects that the death was a hoax and she is being harassed by an invisible man.
The Professor and the Madman
Mel Gibson plays Oxford Dictionary editor Professor James Murray, and Sean Penn, American Civil War veteran and convicted murderer Dr W. C. Minor, who submitted 10,000 words for inclusion.
The Legend of Baron To’a
A Tongan entrepreneur comes home and inadvertently causes the theft of his late father’s pro wrestling title belt. He must embrace his father’s legacy to get it back.
The Call of the Wild
Harrison Ford stars in story based on the Jack London novel about the adventures of a dog who finds his true place in life.
A new take on Jane Austen’s novel of a romantic meddler.
An Oscar bow for film by Taika Waititi.
Sonic the Hedgehog
Sonic, a blue anthropomorphic hedgehog from another world, comes to Earth to escape evil forces seeking to harness his power of super-speed.
Birds of Prey
Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) faces the wrath of crime boss Black Mask (Ewan McGregor). But Harley finds some allies.
Two British soldiers must deliver a message calling off an attack that could cost the lives of 1600 men.
Indian film in which street photographer Rafi, working hard to pay off a family debt, convinces shy stranger Miloni to pose as his fiancee so his grandmother will stop pressuring him to marry.
Fact-based story of a Welsh journalist who goes to Moscow to search for the truth behind Soviet pre-war propaganda about a Communist utopia and discovers that the Ukraine is in the grip of famine.
Women’s Adventure Film Tour
A collection of short films showcasing women pushing their boundaries in the outdoors . . . running trails, traversing mountain ranges, diving from high places, gliding on air currents, sliding across snow and climbing cliffs.
The Peanut Butter Falcon
A Down syndrome man runs away to be a pro wrestler, on the way befriending an “outlaw” who becomes his coach and ally.