A STAR IS BORN (M)
Bradley Cooper plays Jackson Maine, a country music star who is on the brink of decline when he discovers a talented unknown named Ally, played by Lady Gaga. As the two begin a passionate love affair, Jack coaxes Ally into the spotlight, catapulting her to stardom. But as Ally’s career quickly eclipses his own, Jack finds it increasingly hard to handle his fading glory. Directed by Bradley Cooper, this new take on the old classic is taking the world by storm, with a career defining performance by Lady Gaga, as well as an incredible soundtrack. A MUST SEE!
Runtime: 136 minutes
Begins October 18
From the World's Most Spectacular Opera series, experience the love, laughter and loss of La Bohème at the magnificent Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour. Puccini’s beloved classic – the original bohemian love story – has long captivated audiences around the world. His music swells with love, soars in ecstasy, crackles with jealousy and cries with heartache. With lavish sets and costumes transforming the harbour-top stage into a romantic Paris winter, Opera Australia's glittering production will be an unforgettable delight.
Runtime: 136 minutes (15 minute interval)
LADIES IN BLACK (CTC)
Adapted from the bestselling novel by Madeleine St John, Ladies in Black is an alluring and tender-hearted comedy drama about the lives of a group of department store employees in 1959 Sydney.
Ladies in Black tells the story of Lisa (Angourie Rice), a shy schoolgirl who takes on a summer job at a prestigious Sydney department store called Goode's (think David Jones in the '50s), where she meets the 'ladies in black', a group of women including Magda (Julia Ormond), the fabulous manager of the high-fashion floor, and saleswomen Patty (Alison McGirr) and Fay (Rachael Taylor), who will change her life forever.