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St Kilda Openair CinemaJan 13, 2012


Ben & Jerry’s Open Air Cinema nights are a quintessential outdoor event with live music and feature films playing on a huge movie screen from dusk.

On arrival film and music lovers can relax with some tasty food and frosty beverages from the licensed festival bar, while listening to the sounds of Melbourne’s most-loved indie bands and singer-songwriters play as the sun sets over Port Phillip Bay.

At dusk a full-length feature film lights up the huge outdoor screen – the film program includes cult faves, classics and the best of new summer releases.

This year Ben & Jerry’s also bring you Sundae Sessions every Friday with FREE ice-cream to help you chill out to the tunes before the film screens. Sweet!

Guests may also bring their own picnic (no BYO alcohol or glass).

From: Tuesday 3rd of January 2012 To Thursday 9th of February 2012

MOVIES


The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 (M)

Showing 09/01/12

“The latest and best of the movies about a girl, her vampire and their impossible, ridiculously appealing love story.” NEW YORK TIMES

Bill Cunningham New York (PG)

Showing 10/01/12

“A wonderfully understated delight.” SUN HERALD

“This is a rare and special film that should be savoured.” URBAN CINEFILE

True Romance (R)

Showing 11/01/12

“Violent to a fault, glam to the max.” TIME MAGAZINE

A vintage Tarantino script with a star-studded cast including Christian Slater, Patricia Arquette, Gary Oldman, Dennis Hopper, Christopher Walken, Brad Pitt and Val Kilmer.

The Ides of March (M)

Showing 12/01/12

“THE IDES OF MARCH is a pulse-racing thriller that hits where it hurts. Clooney’s performance is exceptional and Gosling is terrific in an all-stops-out role.” ROLLING STONE

The Blues Brothers (M)

Showing 13/01/12

This 80s classic is still as funny as ever, especially through a good pair of sunnies!

Board Riders Night

Showing 16/01/12

A selection of the hottest new kite, surf and SUP films on our huge outdoor screen overlooking the bay!

The Neverending Story (G)

Showing 17/01/12

Hide in the school attic with young Bastian Bux as he turns the pages of THE NEVERENDING STORY and enters the world of Fantasia, a land threatened by the dark forces of The Nothing.

The Ides of March (M)

Showing 18/01/12

“THE IDES OF MARCH is a pulse-racing thriller that hits where it hurts. Clooney’s performance is exceptional and Gosling is terrific in an all-stops-out role.” ROLLING STONE

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (M)

Showing 19/01/12

It’s time to start doing The Time Warp and spend your Thursday night singing along to THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW! It’s a wonderfully weird, fabulously freaky trip to transexual Transylvania, featuring all your favourite songs including ‘Sweet Transvestite’, ‘Dammit Janet’ and the immortal party tune ‘The Time Warp’, so grab your friends and get ready to sing along!

Puss in Boots (PG)

Showing 20/01/12

“Almost shockingly good.” WASHINGTON POST

“An irresistible central performance by Antonio Banderas.” VARIETY

Labyrinth (M)

Showing 23/01/12

The fantasy of all fantasies! LABYRINTH was Jim Henson’s last directorial effort before his death, and a 1980s film worthy of the big screen if just for David Bowie in uncomfortably-tight leggings and a spiky mullet!

Dolphin Tale (PG)

Showing 24/01/12

Starring Harry Connick Jr, Ashley Judd, Kris Kristofferson and Morgan Freeman, DOLPHIN TALE is inspired by the amazing true story of a brave dolphin and the compassionate strangers who banded together to save her life.

Mission : Impossible – Ghost Protocol (M)

Showing 25/01/12

This is not just another mission. The IMF is shut down when it is implicated in a global terrorist bombing plot. Ghost Protocol is initiated and Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his rogue new team must go undercover to clear their organization’s name. No help, no contact, off the grid. You have never seen a mission grittier and more intense than this.

Australia Day Special

Showing 26/01/12

Come celebrate Australia Day on the stunning rooftop, with live music followed by a surprise Australian cult classic.

The Inbetweeners (MA 15+)

Showing 30/01/12

“Gag-for-gag the funniest film of the summer.” EMPIRE

Top Gun (PG)

Showing 31/01/12

Break out the aviators and leather jackets, because the 1980s classic TOP GUN is landing on the rooftop.

Melancholia (M)

Showing 01/02/12

“Melancholia is a potent beauty of a film, and Kirsten Dunst gives an incomparable performance.” ROLLING STONE

The latest from Lars von Trier is a surprisingly romantic film starring Kirsten Dunst.

Sherlock Holmes 2: A Game of Shadows (M)

Showing 02/02/12

“Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes is a riot. The director takes on a British institution with a swagger and a wink and the result is boisterous and unabashed fun.” THE TIMES

Tower Heist (M)

Showing 03/02/12

A hilarious comedy caper about working stiffs who seek revenge on the Wall Street swindler who duped them.

Autoluminescent (M)

Showing 06/02/12

“That rare thing, a tribute to an artist that comes close to being a work of art in its own right.” THE AGE

Sherlock Holmes : A Game of Shadows (M)

Showing 07/02/12

“Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes is a riot. The director takes on a British institution with a swagger and a wink and the result is boisterous and unabashed fun.” THE TIMES

Mission : Impossible – Ghost Protocol (M)

Showing 08/02/12

This is not just another mission. The IMF is shut down when it is implicated in a global terrorist bombing plot. Ghost Protocol is initiated and Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his rogue new team must go undercover to clear their organization’s name. No help, no contact, off the grid. You have never seen a mission grittier and more intense than this.

We Bought a Zoo (PG)

Showing 09/02/12

Acclaimed filmmaker Cameron Crowe (Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous) directs an amazing and true story about a single dad (Matt Damon) who decides to move his family into a dilapidated zoo and return it to its former wonder and glory.

“It’s a warm, intelligent and highly contemporary comedy with just the right amount of edge, a terrific ensemble cast and a big, fuzzy golden retriever ready to knock you down and lick you like a giant lollipop.” SALON.COM

For more details and pricing go to – www.stkildaopenair.com.au

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