Star Theatre

Show Times

Saturday 20, April

Missing Link

Missing Link

PGMild themes and animated violence

Saturday 20, April

Woman at War

Woman at War

MNudity

Saturday 20, April

Little Things (incl Winter on the Blade)

Little Things (incl Winter on the Blade)

CTC

Saturday 20, April

Monty Python's Life of Brian

Monty Python's Life of Brian

M

Saturday 20, April

Whisky Tasting Event

Whisky Tasting Event

RRestricted 16+ unless parent/guardn

Saturday 20, April

NT Live: The Audience

NT Live: The Audience

EExempt

Saturday 20, April

Sunday 21, April

Woman at War

Woman at War

MNudity

Sunday 21, April

Dumbo

Dumbo

PGParental Guidance Recommended

Sunday 21, April

Missing Link

Missing Link

PGMild themes and animated violence

Sunday 21, April

Swimming with Men

Swimming with Men

MCoarse language

Sunday 21, April

Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing

MMature Audiences

Sunday 21, April

Kalank

Kalank

CTCCTC

Sunday 21, April

Monday 22, April

Missing Link

Missing Link

PGMild themes and animated violence

Monday 22, April

Destroyer

Destroyer

MA15+Strong violence, sex and coarse language

Monday 22, April

NT Live: The Audience

NT Live: The Audience

EExempt

Monday 22, April

Tuesday 23, April

Dumbo

Dumbo

PGParental Guidance Recommended

Tuesday 23, April

Missing Link

Missing Link

PGMild themes and animated violence

Tuesday 23, April

Swimming with Men

Swimming with Men

MCoarse language

Tuesday 23, April

Woman at War

Woman at War

MNudity

Tuesday 23, April

Destroyer

Destroyer

MA15+Strong violence, sex and coarse language

Tuesday 23, April

Wednesday 24, April

Avengers: Endgame

Avengers: Endgame

CTCCTC

Thursday 25, April

Avengers: Endgame

Avengers: Endgame

CTCCTC

Thursday 25, April

Friday 26, April

Avengers: Endgame

Avengers: Endgame

CTCCTC

Friday 26, April

Saturday 27, April

Avengers: Endgame

Avengers: Endgame

CTCCTC

Sunday 28, April

Avengers: Endgame

Avengers: Endgame

CTCCTC

Friday 3, May

Leigh Sales: Any Ordinary Day

Leigh Sales: Any Ordinary Day

CTCCTC

Friday 3, May

Ben Quilty and Julian Burnside

Ben Quilty and Julian Burnside

CTCCTC

Friday 3, May

Saturday 4, May

Clementine Ford  & Adam Liaw

Clementine Ford & Adam Liaw

CTCCTC

Saturday 4, May

Thursday 9, May

Murder on the Reef

Murder on the Reef

CTC

Thursday 9, May

Friday 24, May

Casablanca

Casablanca

Friday 24, May

Avengers: Endgame

Avengers: Endgame

CTCCTC

The grave course of events set in motion by Thanos that wiped out half the universe and fractured the Avengers ranks compels the remaining Avengers to take one final stand in Marvel Studios' grand conclusion to twenty-two films, "Avengers: Endgame."

Kevin Feige produces “Avengers: Endgame,” and Anthony and Joe Russo are the directors. Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Michael Grillo, Trinh Tran, Jon Favreau and Stan Lee are the executive producers, and Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely wrote the screenplay.

Ben Quilty and Julian Burnside

Ben Quilty and Julian Burnside

CTCCTC

Friday May 3, 3pm to 4.30: Ben Quilty in conversation with Julian Burnside QC about his book Home Drawings by Syrian Children. Archibald Prize-winning artist Ben Quilty talks about the heartbreaking and awe-inspiring collection of artworks by the most vulnerable victims of a brutal civil war that he collated when visiting refugee camps across Europe. Includes 30-minute Q&A to conclude this event

Friday 3, May

Casablanca

Casablanca

The story of Rick Blaine, a cynical world-weary ex-patriate who runs a nightclub in Casablanca, Morocco during the early stages of WWII. Despite the pressure he constantly receives from the local authorities, Rick's cafe has become a kind of haven for refugees seeking to obtain illicit letters that will help them escape to America. But when Ilsa, a former lover of Rick's, and her husband, show up to his cafe one day, Rick faces a tough challenge which will bring up unforeseen complications, heartbreak and ultimately an excruciating decision to make.

Friday 24, May

Clementine Ford  & Adam Liaw

Clementine Ford & Adam Liaw

CTCCTC

Saturday, May 4 4.30 to 6pm: Author Clementine Ford and writer and chef Adam Liaw discuss the harm toxic masculinity inflicts on men and women and how boys can be raised to be better men with SBSViceland journalist Jan Fran. Ford's Boys Will Be Boys is an acclaimed call to action against a culture of entitlement, privilege and power. Includes 30-minute Q&A to conclude this event.

Saturday 4, May

Destroyer

Destroyer

MA15+Strong violence, sex and coarse language

When a fresh case exposes history from a former investigation, LAPD detective Erin Bell (Nicole Kidman) is forced to face her demons, in this genre-defining work from Karyn Kusama (Æon Flux). As a young detective, Erin and her partner Chris (Sebastian Stan) were placed undercover in the California desert to infiltrate a notorious criminal gang, controlled by their dangerously unstable leader Silas (Toby Kebbell), but the operation ends in tragedy. Years later, struggling to maintain a relationship with her daughter and still haunted by her past, she embarks on a mission for redemption and closure when it appears Silas has re-emerged.

Monday 22, April

Tuesday 23, April

Show Future Dates
Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing

MMature Audiences

Baby (Jennifer Grey) is one listless summer away from the Peace Corps. Hoping to enjoy her youth while it lasts, she's disappointed when her summer plans deposit her at a sleepy resort in the Catskills with her parents. Her luck turns around, however, when the resort's dance instructor, Johnny (Patrick Swayze), enlists Baby as his new partner, and the two fall in love. Baby's father forbids her from seeing Johnny, but she's determined to help him perform the last big dance of the summer.

Sunday 21, April

Dumbo

Dumbo

PGParental Guidance Recommended

Circus owner Max Medici (Danny DeVito) enlists former star Holt Farrier (Colin Farrell) and his children Milly (Nico Parker) and Joe (Finley Hobbins) to care for a newborn elephant whose oversized ears make him a laughingstock in an already struggling circus. But when they discover that Dumbo can fly, the circus makes an incredible comeback, attracting persuasive entrepreneur V.A. Vandevere (Michael Keaton), who recruits the peculiar pachyderm for his newest, larger-than-life entertainment venture, Dreamland. Dumbo soars to new heights alongside a charming and spectacular aerial artist, Colette Marchant (Eva Green), until Holt learns that beneath its shiny veneer, Dreamland is full of dark secrets.

Directed by Tim Burton (“Alice in Wonderland,” “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”) from a screenplay by Ehren Kruger (“Ophelia,” “Dream House”), and produced by Justin Springer (“TRON: Legacy”), Kruger, Katterli Frauenfelder (“Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,” “Big Eyes”) and Derek Frey (“Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,” “Frankenweenie”), “Dumbo” flies into theaters on March 28, 2019.

Sunday 21, April

Tuesday 23, April

Show Future Dates
Kalank

Kalank

CTCCTC

Drama set in the 1940s during the partition of India.

Sunday 21, April

Leigh Sales: Any Ordinary Day

Leigh Sales: Any Ordinary Day

CTCCTC

The Tamar Valley Writers Festival presents:

Friday, May 3 10am-11am: Leigh Sales: Any Ordinary Day. Walkley Award-winning anchor of ABC's 7.30 Leigh Sales sheds light on her acclaimed book Any Ordinary Day, a layered exploration of how ordinary people endure unthinkable tragedy - even her own brush with mortality.

Friday 3, May

Little Things (incl Winter on the Blade)

Little Things (incl Winter on the Blade)

CTC

FROM LITTLE THINGS

RUMMIN PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS

FROM LITTLE THINGS - SHORT FILMS, BIG STORIES FROM LUTRUWITA / TASMANIA

A WONDERFUL COLLECTION OF AWARD WINNING SHORT FILMS ABOUT EXTRAORDINARY TASMANIANS

Saturday 20, April

Missing Link

Missing Link

PGMild themes and animated violence

The charismatic Sir Lionel Frost considers himself to be the world's foremost investigator of myths and monsters. The trouble is none of his small-minded high-society peers seems to recognize this. Sir Lionel's last chance for acceptance by the adventuring elite rests on traveling to America's Pacific Northwest to prove the existence of a legendary creature. A living remnant of Man's primitive ancestry. The Missing Link.

Saturday 20, April

Sunday 21, April

Monday 22, April

Tuesday 23, April

Show Future Dates
Monty Python's Life of Brian

Monty Python's Life of Brian

M

Returning to cinemas for it’s 40th Anniversary, in glorious standard definition and mono-sound, Monty Python delivers a scathing, anarchic satire of both religion and Hollywood's depiction of all things biblical with their 1979 feature film Life of Brian.

Highly controversial upon its original release and banned in several countries, the film is now frequently ranked as the greatest comedy feature of all time by magazines and media outlets around the world. As Monty Python member Terry Gilliam says, “It rips bare and makes you laugh at the world we’ve created for ourselves.”

Audiences will be able to join in the celebrations with a commemorative pack, available at cinema screenings on Thursday 18 April.

Set in 33 A.D. Judea, where exasperated Romans are trying to impose some order, it is a time of chaos and change with no shortage of messiahs and followers willing to believe in them. At its centre is Brian Cohen, a reluctant would-be messiah who rises to prominence as a result of a series of absurd circumstances providing ample opportunity for the entire Monty Python ensemble (Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin) to shine in multiple roles as they question everyone and everything from ex-lepers, Pontius Pilate and the art of haggling, to revolutionaries, crazy prophets, religious fanaticism, Roman centurions and crucifixion.

Saturday 20, April

Murder on the Reef

Murder on the Reef

CTC

For the past 4 years, scientist Dr Allen Dobrovolsky has been testing the waters of the Great Barrier Reef. Concerned with the degradation in water quality, his research has led him to believe that the reef could be facing an environmental disaster of enormous proportions. As Allen has been collecting data along the coast of the Great Barrier Reef, he has talked with residents, scientists, community activists and politicians about the hotly debated state of the Reef. The main voices in the documentary come from the top coral and marine research scientists in Australia, along with locals, activists, politicians and indigenous leaders, who are all concerned about the poor outlook for the reef due to the multiple port developments along the coast line that are contributing to its poor health. The story focuses on the fight that has been happening on land around governance of the reef's health. Written by Nicole McCuaig

Thursday 9, May

NT Live: The Audience

NT Live: The Audience

EExempt

Helen Mirren gives a magnificent performance as the Queen in Peter Morgan's marvellous play THE AUDIENCE. For sixty years Elizabeth II has met each of her twelve Prime Ministers in a weekly audience at Buckingham Palace – a meeting like no other in British public life – it is private. Both parties have an unspoken agreement never to repeat what is said. Not even to their spouses. THE AUDIENCE breaks this contract of silence – and imagines a series of pivotal meetings between the Downing Street incumbents and their Queen. From Churchill to Cameron, each Prime Minister has used these private conversations as a sounding board and a confessional – sometimes intimate, sometimes explosive. From young mother to grandmother, these private audiences chart the arc of the second Elizabethan Age. Politicians come and go through the revolving door of electoral politics, while she remains constant, waiting to welcome her next Prime Minister.

Saturday 20, April

Monday 22, April

Show Future Dates
Swimming with Men

Swimming with Men

MCoarse language

Rob Brydon stars alongside a talented British cast in this comedy that tips its (swimming) cap at beloved British comedies such as The Full Monty and Calendar Girls. Inspired by the Dylan Williams 2010 documentary, Men Who Swim, SWIMMING WITH MEN tells the story of a man (Brydon) who is suffering a mid-life crisis and eventually finds new meaning to his life as part of an all-male, middle-aged, amateur synchronised swimming team. Together they make a bid to compete at the unofficial Male Sync-Swimming World Championships, and no doubt a shot at personal redemption along the way.

Sunday 21, April

Tuesday 23, April

Show Future Dates
Whisky Tasting Event

Whisky Tasting Event

RRestricted 16+ unless parent/guardn

A special whisky tasting event

Saturday 20, April

Woman at War

Woman at War

MNudity

The Cannes award-winning follow-up to Icelandic director Benedikt Erlingsson’s wildly popular festival hit Of Horses and Men tells a funny and warm-hearted musical tale of a woman on a personal environmental crusade.

Saturday 20, April

Sunday 21, April

Tuesday 23, April

Show Future Dates