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The Magic of Movies

Disney Pixar's latest animated film The Good Dinosaur opens in cinemas around the country on December 26, 2015.
Disney Pixar's latest animated film The Good Dinosaur opens in cinemas around the country on December 26, 2015.

WATCHING movies on a big screen is a great experience that engages our senses, stimulates our sights, thoughts and emotions and entertains us.

The wall-to-wall-to-ceiling surround sound system and big screen, high definition digital effects splashed across the wide canvas makes the viewing experience that much better.

Even though we are in an age of home entertainment and instant downloads a trip to watch a movie in an air-conditioned cinema seems to be high on our list of things to do, especially during the long summer holidays.

MOVIES TO SEE THESE HOLIDAYS

The Good Dinosaur (PG) - December 26,2015

The Good Dinosaur is a story about a young dinosaur named Arlo. He is the youngest of three children. Ever since he came out of his egg, he has been afraid of the world and his surroundings. His Papa has been by his side assisting him to make his mark, until one day everything changes.Disney-Pixar takes us on a journey as we watch Arlo form unlikely friendships, discover who he is and conquer his fears.

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Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (CTC) - December 26, 2015

Through a series of misunderstandings, Alvin, Simon and Theodore come to believe that Dave is going to propose to his new girlfriend in Miami…and dump them. They have three days to get to him and stop the proposal, saving themselves not only from losing Dave but possibly from gaining a terrible step brother.

The Peanuts Movie (G)- January 1, 2016

Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus and the rest of the beloved "Peanuts" gang make their big-screen debut, in state of the art 3D animation. Charlie Brown, the world's most beloved underdog, embarks upon an epic and heroic quest, while his best pal, the lovable beagle Snoopy, takes to the skies to pursue his arch-nemesis, the Red Baron.

Goosebumps -(PG) - January 14, 2016

A teenager teams up with the daughter of young adult horror author R. L. Stine after the writer's imaginary demons are set free on the town of Madison, Delaware.

 

FILM Classifications

To assist parents, guardians and their children decide if a movie is suitable, the Australian Classification Board makes classification decisions for films.

The different classification categories are:-

G - General

These films are for general viewing. The content is very mild. G does not mean a children's film because many of these productions contain content that would be of no interest to children.

PG - Parental guidance recommended

These films contain material that a parent might need to explain to younger children.The content is mild.

M - Recommended for mature audience

These films contain material that requires a mature perspective. The content is moderate.

MA15+ - The content is strong in impact.

MA15+ classified material contains strong content and is legally restricted to persons 15 years and over. Cinema staff will request that the person show proof of their age before allowing them to watch an MA15+ film. Children under 15 who go to the cinema to see an MA15+ film must be accompanied by a parent or legally appointed adult guardian for the duration of the film.

R18+ - Restricted to 18 and over

People under 18 cannot see these films in the cinema or buy or hire them. High impact content.

CTC - The film has not yet been classified. 

Check the Classification closer to release date.

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