DUMB MONEY advance screening, DUSTY REELS series – THE MISFITS (1961), SCRAPPER, THEATRE CAMP & PAST LIVES continue
Hi! With glorious weekend weather afoot, we have a great selection of films to see after getting the setting sun in our front courtyard. THEATRE CAMP continues to feed the beloved theatre kid at heart, this delightful little film is sure to charm. We press on with a TPH fave – the gentle and quietly heartbreaking PAST LIVES screens daily, don’t miss it. Catch one of our Q&A screenings of CLIMATE CHANGERS, and immersive journey to find leadership in the climate crisis. SCRAPPER is a delightful film plus advance screening of DUMB MONEY high fives in for your public holiday Friday eve sorted.
The DAS AUTOMAT + THE WEATHER CHANNEL presentation of THE THING (1982) has SOLD OUT..
A little reminder to get in early next time we have something very cool on!
e.g. a final session added for GHOST IN THE SHELL (1995).
Our DUSTY REELS series continues with the wonderfully sad THE MISFITS (1961), MARILYN MONROE and CLARKE GABLE’S last completed film has some of the most devastating scenes in our western series. Oh, and we’re not playing the Taylor Swift concert because the distributor wanted it played every day for four weeks and we don’t have room in the program!
See you at the Picture House!
After the indomitable and beloved founder of a scrappy theatre camp in upstate New York falls into a coma, the eccentric staff must band together with her clueless “crypto-bro” son to keep the thespian paradise afloat.
Closed MIFF this year, THEATRE CAMP is fun and smart and one for the theatre kids out there! Long live the mockumentary!
In the middle of everything is regular guy Keith Gill, PAUL DANO, who starts it all by sinking his life savings into the stock and posting about it. When his social posts start blowing up, so does his life and the lives of everyone following him. As a stock tip becomes a movement, everyone gets rich – until the billionaires fight back, and both sides find their worlds turned upside down.
Overjoyed to present the Sundance hit SCRAPPER –
A vibrant, joyful, imaginative story that is full of aesthetic energy and heart-warming charm. Dickinson and Campbell bring a magical quality to this father-daughter story of two emotionally tangled people: a grieving kid thrust into adulthood and father in over his head.
CLIMATE CHANGERS is Tim Flannery’s search for leadership on climate change. Where are the leaders who will drive change? Are they strong enough to triumph where others have failed? Tim poses these questions as he meets leaders past and present in the hope of finding answers.
‘I hope Climate Changers offers inspiration and impetus to a greener tomorrow.’ – Johan Gabrielsson, Director Climate Changers
THORNBURY PICTURE HOUSE presents a four film western series from across three decades, we’re calling DUSTY REELS – this week is the devastating THE MISFITS (1961), featuring a packed cast Marilyn Monroe, Clarke Gable, Montgomery Clift, Thelma Ritter & Eli Wallach!
NEXT WEEK & SOON
The twisted sister of last years hit WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD – SICK OF MYSELF see’s a couple battle it out in a self inflicted battle of narcissism. Signe and Thomas are in an unhealthy, competitive relationship that takes a vicious turn when Thomas suddenly breaks through as a contemporary artist. In response, Signe makes a desperate attempt to regain her status by creating a new persona hell-bent on attracting attention and sympathy. This one is heaps of fun! STARTS OCT 5
MAMORU OSHII’S cyberpunk thriller GHOST IN THE SHELL is widely considered to be one of the greatest anime and science-fiction films of all time. Its influence legacy spans from the Matrix to Avatar. We have two very special screenings on sale that are sure to sell out!
2029 – A female government cyber agent and the Internal Bureau of Investigations are hot on the trail of a “The Puppet Master” — a computer virus capable of invading cybernetic brains and altering its victim’s memory.
MARTIN SCORSESE returns with a historic magnum opus. Premiering at Cannes to soaring reviews, the film stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro, Jesse Plemons and Lily Gladstone.
Based on David Grann’s broadly lauded best-selling book – set in 1920s Oklahoma and depicts the serial murder of members of the oil-wealthy Osage Nation, a string of brutal crimes that came to be known as the Reign of Terror.
One of the most profitable horror movies ever made, this tale of an exorcism is based loosely on actual events. When young Regan starts acting odd — levitating, speaking in tongues — her worried mother seeks medical help, only to hit a dead end. A local priest, however, thinks the girl may be seized by the devil. The priest makes a request to perform an exorcism, and the church sends in an expert to help with the difficult job.
SCREENING FRIDAY 13TH OCT!!
‘An exciting new voice in Australian cinema has arrived’ – Luke Buckmaster Guardian
A young Iranian mother and her six-year-old daughter finds refuge in an Australian women’s shelter during the two weeks of Iranian New Year (Nowrooz). Opening Melbourne International Film Festival this year after premiering at Sundance, where it won the audience award.