Nova Iconic

A carefully curated line-up of essential and important cinema, digitally restored and presented in high definition. Showing at Cinema Nova for limited seasons, revisit past favourites and discover new masterpieces on the big screen with NOVA ICONIC.

NOVA ICONIC! Presbyterian Church is a small mining town in the turn-of-the-century Pacific Northwest -- and a perfect place where gambler John Q. McCabe and bordello madam Constance Miller can do business. Robert Altman's dazzingly original MCCABE & MRS MILLER, starring Warren Beatty and Julie Christie, stands the mythology of ... more

NOVA ICONIC! A 'buddy comedy' and a 'road movie' like no other, we celebrate the 25th anniversary of Ridley Scott's girl-power milestone with a restored, high-definition digital Nova Iconic season. Nominated for 6 Academy Awards including dueling Best Actress nominations for stars Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon, Best Director for Scott ... more

Returning due to popular demand! Remastered by the British Film Institute and presented in its full Cinemascope glory, BLADE RUNNER: THE FINAL CUT is a must for every fan of this seminal classic. Adapted from Philip K. Dick’s novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, Ridley Scott’s iconic dystopian classic ... more

Nova Iconic! Ten short segments from ten different directors combine to create this remarkable anthology film, returning to the screen for the first time since a limited release in 1987. Featuring contributions from cinema icons including Ken Russell, Jean-Luc Godard, Robert Altman, Bruce Beresford, and Nicolas Roeg, each short film ... more

NOVA ICONIC! Just in time for the school holidays, Wolfgang Petersen's beloved 1984 adventure of a troubled boy transported into a wondrous fantasy world through the pages of a mysterious book returns to the cinema screen. Bastian is a bookish young boy who is forever trying to avoid the torment of ... more

Nova Iconic! The first winner of the Best Film Academy Award, WINGS is a triumph of silent filmmaking, an exciting and thrilling wartime drama of two WWI flying aces and the girl who follows them to the battlefields of France. David Armstrong (Richard Arlen) and Jack Powell (Charles "Buddy" Rogers) ... more

NOVA ICONIC! Encounter Steven Spielberg's beloved sci-fi classic as we celebrate the 40th anniversary of a film that helped shape modern cinema as we know it. Fully restored and presented in high definition digital. Featuring a special 7-minute introduction to play before the film, including a brand-new interview with Steven ... more

Join us for a Christmas Eve screening of Richard Curtis' beloved Yuletide romance which 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. Starring Hugh Grant, Emma Thompson, Alan ... more