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Ridley Scott returns to the far reaches of space for the latest highly-anticipated installment in the Alien series. Starring Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterson, Billy Crudup, Demian Bichir, Danny McBride, Guy Pearce and Nova's-own Benjamin Rigby, ALIEN: COVENANT takes place 10 years after the events of Prometheus. The crew of the colony ... more

Monday, 24th July

Edgar Wright, director of Hot Fuzz and Shaun of the Dead, returns with a full-throttle caper that is equal parts car chase thriller, tender love story, and toe-tapping, singalong musical. Baby (Ansel Elgort) is a talented getaway driver working for a band of thieves masterminded by the shady Doc (Kevin ... more

Sofia Coppola became the second woman to win Cannes’ top directing prize with this vengeful melodrama of an all-female boarding school in the American South during the Civil War that suddenly explodes with sexual tension when a man appears in the inhabitants’ midst. Headmistress Martha Farnsworth (Nicole Kidman) is dismayed when ... more

Chicken may just be food to some people, but raising the perfect show chicken is an all-consuming passion for others. CHICKEN PEOPLE follows the trials and tribulations, hopes and fears of those who breed poultry for competition on the high stakes chicken show circuit. In a world where a bent feather ... more

Monday, 24th July

Brian Cox takes on the role of the most famous of British statesmen. CHURCHILL follows Britain’s iconic Prime Minister Winston Churchill in the days before the D-Day landings in June 1944. As allied forces stand on the south coast of Britain, poised to invade Nazi-occupied Europe, they await Churchill’s ... more

Monday, 24th July

Nova exclusive. Australia. 1974. A group of outsiders band together with a mission: in a world of satin jumpsuits and screaming teens on Countdown, they form the high energy rock’n’roll band RADIO BIRDMAN, forever determined to keep compromise from their art. Switched off, shut down and booted out of venue ... more

Monday, 24th July

From three-time Academy Award nominee Lasse Hallstrom (Chocolat, What's Eating Gilbert Grape, My Life As A Dog) and author W. Bruce Cameron's bestseller comes an irresistible tail (geddit?) that no dog-owner can resist. Voiced by Josh Gad (Broadway's The Book Of Mormon, Frozen), Bailey the Golden Retriever is adopted by a ... more

From Christopher Nolan, director of Inception, Interstellar and Memento, comes a chilling wartime thriller set around the allied evacuation from Dunkirk at the height of World War II. With Nazi soldiers closing in on the coastline of France as allied forces from Belgium, the British Empire, Canada and France, wait to ... more

Wednesday 19 July 8.40pm session will be introduced by Australian Marriage Equality spokesperson Lee Carnie. $2 from the sale of each ticket for this session will go to support the AME's mission! Book tickets below. A gorgeous first love romance from director Karem Sanga, FIRST GIRL I LOVED stars Dylan Gelula ... more

Monday, 24th July

Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) and his girlfriend Rose (Alison Williams) have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, and she invites him for a weekend at the home of her parents Missy and Dean (Catherine Keener and Bradley Whitford). For Chris, this is a big deal, as he is black and Rose ... more

Monday, 24th July

NOVA EXCLUSIVE! Palme d’Or-winning filmmaker Cristian Mungiu is back with the highly anticipated film that earned the Romanian master the Best Director award at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. Romeo Aldea is a frustrated and unfulfilled middle-aged doctor living in a small mountain town plagued by corruption. He wants a better life ... more

Monday, 24th July

NOVA EXCLUSIVE! At a remote pub, on a dusty highway between Australia’s most isolated city and its largest gold mine, the arrival every three months of a new pair of foreign backpackers to work the bar is a keenly anticipated event. Fresh off the plane and attracted by the idea of ... more

Monday, 24th July

An audacious debut from Australian director Ben Young that completely reinvents the serial killer horror film, HOUNDS OF LOVE is a chilling tale with enough resemblance to notorious real life cases to give local audiences the shudders. Set in Perth in 1987, the film follows Evelyn and John White, who seem ... more

Monday, 24th July

Imagine the end of the world. Now imagine something worse. Award-winning filmmaker Trey Edward Shults presents the psychological horror thriller IT COMES AT NIGHT, centred on a teenage boy (Kelvin Harrison, Jr.) as he grapples with mounting terrors, external and otherwise, in the aftermath of an unnamed cataclysm. Secure within a ... more

Monday, 24th July

Hundreds of thousands of cats have freely roamed the metropolis of Istanbul for thousands of years. This is the story of seven of them. The cats of Istanbul are granted freedom and respect as they wander in and out of people’s lives, an essential part of the city’s vibrant everyday life. ... more

The feature film debut from acclaimed theatre director William Oldroyd, LADY MACBETH is a Gothic tale of a young woman trapped in a marriage of convenience in 19th century England, whose passionate affair unleashes a maelstrom of murder and mayhem on a country estate. Teenage bride Katherine (breakout talent Florence Pugh) ... more

This lively and unmissable French box-office hit details the fascinating rise-and-fall story of the first popular Afro-Cuban artist of the French stage. Lavishly set in stunning Belle Époque Paris, it is beautifully realised through the energised performances of the charismatic Omar Sy (The Intouchables, 2011) and real-life circus-performer (and grandson ... more

Monday, 24th July

Based on the classic story by Daphne Du Maurier, who gave cinema the likes of The Birds and Rebecca, MY COUSIN RACHEL is a gothic mystery of romantic love and potential murder. Young Philip Ambrose (Sam Claflin) is perturbed when he receives a letter from his cousin that claims he is ... more

A glorious mix of history and imagination, NERUDA is the new film from multi award-winning director Pablo Larraín (No, Jackie), a lavishly mounted and grandly entertaining depiction of the manhunt for exiled Chilean poet and politician Pablo Neruda. It’s 1948, and the Cold War has reached Chile. Following the President’s outlawing ... more

Monday, 24th July

Eleanor Coppola directs Diane Lane, Alec Baldwin and Arnaud Viard in a charming road movie through the beauty of the French countryside as a mature aged woman reckons with the changes in her life. Anne (Lane) has reached a turning point. Her daughter has left home to attend university, and her ... more

Cynthia Nixon gives a career-best performance as the legendary poet Emily Dickinson in the luminous and intensely moving new film from award-winning filmmaker Terence Davies. Born into privilege in 1803, Emily Dickinson spent most of her life on her parents’ estate in Armherst, Massachusetts. In her youth, the introverted Emily is ... more

Monday, 24th July

Marco (Flavio Parenti) is a 35 year-old ex-chef who has given up his career and any sense of hope to return to Udine in Northern Italy to nurse his ailing father. Even when offered a job at an illustrious Melbourne restaurant, he declines using his father as the excuse. When ... more

Monday, 24th July

Acclaimed filmmaker Mike Mills (Beginners) directs a richly funny and heartfelt celebration of the complexities of women, family and time with the story of a determined single mother raising her adolescent son in 1970s Santa Barbara. Dorothea Fields (Annette Bening) is being challenged by parenting her son Jamie at a time ... more

The secrets of the past threaten to unravel two lives in UNA, adapted from David Harrower’s play Blackbird by Australian director Benedict Andrews. Rooney Mara stars as Una, a young woman desperately attempting to reclaim and redeem her past. Fifteen years earlier, Una ran away with an older man, Ray ... more

The latest film from Gurinder Chadha (Bend It Like Beckham, Bride & Prejudice) is an opulently stylish period drama recounting the last days of British rule in India. Hugh Bonneville and Gillian Anderson are Lord and Lady Mountbatten, the last Viceroys, charged with being Britain’s representatives in handing India back ... more

Monday, 24th July