loving

LOVING. PG. Drama 123mins

Based on a true story, this love story from writer-director Jeff Nichols (Mud) sees a white man (Joel Edgerton, Black Mass) and a black woman (Oscar nominee Ruth Negga, World War Z) deeply in love in 1967 Virginia. They marry, construct a house, and build a life only to have the racially intolerant law force them to fight for their right to be together - a fight that would last years. Nominated for the Palme d'Or at Cannes 2016.

gary

GARY OF THE PACIFIC. M. Comedy. 87 mins

A loser real estate agent (Josh Thomson) becomes the chief of a sinking Pacific island in this Kiwi-Pacific comedy from thedownlowconcept (TV's 7 Days).

Directed by Jarrod Holt, Ryan Hutchings, Nigel McCulloch

Starring Josh Thomson, Taofi Mose-Tuiloma, Dave Fane, Matt Whelan, Dominic Ona-Ariki, Megan Stevenson

berlin

ALONE IN BERLIN. M. Drama. 104 mins

Berlin, 1940. Working class couple Otto and Anna Quangel receive the news that their only son has lost his life in the battlefield and decide to resist the Nazi regime in their very own way. Soon the Gestapo is hunting "the threat". Director: Vincent Perez Stars: Daniel Brühl, Emma Thompson, Brendan Gleeson

T2

T2: TRAINSPOTTING. R16. Drama. 117 mins.

Director Danny Boyle, screenwriter John Hodge, and Ewan McGregor and Robert Carlyle return to the works of Irvine Welsh, over 20 years since the original British classic.

First there was an opportunity... then there was a betrayal. Twenty years have gone by. Much has changed but just as much remains the same. Mark Renton returns to the only place he can ever call home. They are waiting for him: Spud (Ewen Bremner), Sick Boy (Jonny Lee Miller) and Begbie (Robert Carlyle). Other old friends are waiting too: sorrow, loss, joy, vengeance, hatred, friendship, love, longing, fear, regret, diamorphine, self-destruction and mortal danger, they are all lined up to welcome him, ready to join the dance.

pork pie

PORK PIE. M. Comedy. 105 mins.

A remake of the 1981 classic by director Matt Murphy, son of Geoff Murphy who co wrote and directed "Goodpie Pork Pie". Dean O'Gorman, James Rolleston and Ashleigh Cummings play a trio of accidental outlaws on the run to Invercargill.

Starring Dean O'Gorman, James Rolleston, Ashleigh Cummings, Antonia Prebble, Thomas Sainsbury, Rima Te Wiata, Milo Cawthorne, Siobhan Marshall

hidden figures

HIDDEN FIGURES. PG. Drama/True Story. 127mins.

Based on a true story, Hidden Figures recounts how three largely unacknowledged black American women served as the brains behind several key NASA missions.

Directed by Theodore Melfi ('St. Vincent')

Starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons, Mahershala Ali, Aldis Hodge, Glen Powell

lion

LION. PG. Drama. 118mins

Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara and Dev Patel star in this true story drama (based on the memoir by India-born Australian Saroo Brierly). 25 years after being lost on the streets of Calcutta and subsequently adopted by a loving family in Hobart, young Saroo sets out to find his birth family. He embarks on this needle-in-a-haystack quest with only a small store of memories, and the help of Google Maps...

Directed by Garth Davis (TV's 'Top of the Lake')

Starring Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara, Dev Patel, David Wenham