Top 5 Films at the Mini Cini this February

From Elton John to a South Korean comedy-thriller, there's something for everyone at Cultureplex's Mini Cini next month.

By Alex Watson | 27 January 2020

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Sunday 2nd @ 6pm
In my house growing up, we weren’t allowed to like Elton John because my mum held a grudge from that time he walked off stage when she saw him at the MEN. The story goes something like that anyway. Didn’t stop me from making Are You Ready For Love the most played song in the house though did it? Nope. I’ve still not seen this film for fear of my mum firing me as her daughter. But I’m an adult now so I might go to Mini Cini to watch it, stay tuned. Oh – Rocketman is about Elton John’s rise to stardom if you didn’t know.

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Sunday 9th @ 4:30pm
Easily one of the most potent films of the last decade, Moonlight for those who haven’t seen it follows a young black male from childhood to adulthood. Navigating the dangers of drugs, violence and his complex love for his male best friend. Compared to Linklater’s Boyhood, Moonlight is a creative and vital voice in contemporary cinema that has re-mapped the way we process cinema.

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Friday 14th @ 7pm / Saturday 15th @ 6pm / Sunday 16th @ 6pm / Monday 17th @ 7pm / Tuesday 18th @ 7pm / Wednesday 19th @ 7:30pm / Thursday 20th @ 7:30pm
A South Korean dark comedy-thriller directed by Bong Joon-Ho that tells the tale of, loosely based on his own life tutoring the son of a wealthy family in Seoul. The family then gradually infiltrate the wealthy family’s home, attempting to take over their affluent lifestyle. This film was nominated for the Golden Globe Best Director, Foreign-Language Film and Screenplay.

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The Irishman
Thursday 6th @ 7pm
Scorsese’s epic film released late last year follows the organised crimes in postwar America. What unravelled is an intricate web of connected events, cutting back and forth across decades. The film also uses visual effects to de-age the cast from their 70s right back to their 30s as Sheeran’s (Robert De Niro) remembers his criminal past. It’s full of big names and you will definitely have seen the posters about. If you’ve still not had the chance to see it though, you definitely need to and asap.

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Queen & Slim
Friday 7th @ 5:30pm / Saturday 8th @ 6pm / Monday 10th @ 7pm / Tuesday 11th @ 7pm / Wednesday 12th @ 7:30pm
A 2019 American romantic drama, Queen & Slim follows 2 African-Americans on the run after killing a police officer during a traffic stop gone wrong during their first date. It’s the debut feature film from the Grammy-Award Winning director, Melina Matsouka known well for her music videos such as Formation, Beyonce and Rihanna’s We Found Love.

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The Report (2019)Saturday 1st @ 3pm
12 Years a SlaveSaturday 1st @ 6pm
The Two PopesSunday 2nd @ 3pm
SpotlightMonday 3rd @ 7pm
Birdman – Tuesday 4th @ 7pm
Small World Cinema Club presents: A SeperationWednesday 5th @ 6pm
The Shape of WaterWednesday 5th @ 8:30pm
Marriage Story – Saturday 8th @ 3pm
The Public Friday 21st @ 8pm / Saturday 22nd @ 6pm / Wednesday 26th @ 7:30pm
Le Cercle Rouge– Saturday 22nd @ 1pm
Daniel Isn’t Real – Sunday 23rd @ 6pm
Just MercyTuesday 25th @ 7:30pm
Fando & Lis – Thursday 27th @ 7pm
The LighthouseFriday 28th @ 7:30pm
Stand By Me – Saturday 29th @ 3pm
The Lost Boys (4k) Saturday 29th @ 6pm

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