Movies

The War With Grandpa Length: 1hr 34min Rating: PG Genre: Comedy, Family Director: Tim Hill Cast: Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman, Rob Riggle

Peter is thrilled that Grandpa is coming to live with his family. That is, until Grandpa moves into Peter’s room, forcing him upstairs into the creepy attic. And though he loves his grandpa he wants his room back – so he has no choice but to declare war. With the help of his friends, Peter devises outrageous plans to make Grandpa surrender the room. But Grandpa is tougher than he looks. Rather than give in, Grandpa plans to get even.

The Witches Length: 1hr 46min Rating: M Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family Director: Robert Zemeckis Cast: Anne Hathaway, Octavia Spencer, Stanley Tucci

Based on Roald Dahl’s 1983 classic book ‘The Witches’, the story tells the scary, funny and imaginative tale of a seven year old boy who has a run in with some real life witches!

Rams Length: 1hr 55min Rating: PG Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama Director: Jeremy Sims Cast: Sam Neill, Miranda Richardson, Asher Keddie, Michael Caton *LAST DAYS*

In remote Western Australia, two estranged brothers, Colin (Sam Neill) and Les (Michael Caton), are at war. Raising separate flocks of sheep descended from their family’s prized bloodline, the two men work side by side yet are worlds apart. When Les’s prize ram is diagnosed with a rare and lethal illness, authorities order a purge of every sheep in the valley. While Colin attempts to stealthily outwit the powers that be, Les opts for angry defiance. But can the warring brothers set aside their differences and have a chance to reunite their family, save their herd, and bring their community back together?

Misbehaviour Length: 1hr 46min Rating: M Genre: Comedy, Drama, History Director: Philippa Lowthorpe Cast: Keira Knightley, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Jessie Buckley *LAST DAYS*

In 1970, the Miss World competition took place in London, hosted by US comedy legend, Bob Hope. At the time, Miss World was the most-watched TV show on the planet with over 100 million viewers. Claiming that beauty competitions demeaned women, the newly formed Women’s Liberation Movement achieved overnight fame by invading the stage and disrupting the live broadcast of the competition. Not only that, when the show resumed, the result caused uproar: the winner was not the Swedish favourite but Miss Grenada, the first black woman to be crowned Miss World. In a matter of hours, a global audience had witnessed the patriarchy driven from the stage and the Western ideal of beauty turned on its head.

Lassie Come Home Length: 1hr 36min Rating: PG Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family Director: Hanno Olderdissen Cast: Sebastian Bezzel, Anna Maria Mühe, Nico Marischka *LAST DAYS*

Lassie and 12-year-old Florien are inseparable best friends, so it breaks both their hearts when Lassie is sent away after Florien’s father loses his job. While Lassie’s temporary minders, which includes 12-year-old Priscilla, mean well; Lassie is mistreated by an opportunist caretaker and escapes the first chance she gets. It is the start of an epic adventure across southern Germany as Lassie makes her way back home while Florien and Priscilla set out to find her. Both human and canine characters face many challenges and obstacles, but the bond between a child and their dog is not one that can be severed easily.