Even though it feels like the world of streaming has taken over the world, going to the cinema is still an experience. The atmospheric sound, the massive screen, and of course eating all of your popcorn before the trailers have finished. In September, there are plenty of blockbuster new releases you can go and see. Here is a list of what’s dropping in Australian cinemas.
Orphan: First Kill
If you’re a horror lover, odds are you saw the bone-chilling 2009 film Orphan. Well, years later, we’ve now got a prequel. Esther is back and creepier than ever as she impersonates the missing daughter of a wealthy family.
Three Thousand Years of Longing
In this mind-bending fantasy romance starring Tilda Swinton and Idris Elba, a scholar crosses paths with a Djinn who offers her three wishes. However, these three wishes lead to consequences.
Looking for something educational to watch with the kids? Look no further than this doco designed to teach kids how to embrace and respect their bodies, especially in the present times where technology rules.
After Ever Happy
Angsty romance enthusiasts to the front, or the back if we’re talking about cinemas here. Go on an emotional journey through Tessa and Hardin’s relationship and the adversities they have to overcome.
Ticket to Paradise
Starring Julia Roberts and George Clooney as a divorced couple, the story centres on them travelling to Bali together to stop their daughter from marrying a guy as they think it’s going to end up like their failed relationship.
DC League of Superpets
The start of the school holidays welcomes a range of awesome movies to take the kids to. In this one, Superman goes on vacation to leave his team of dogs to take care of the city.
Embark on a cinematic journey as David Bowie’s life is captured by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Brett Morgan, including unseen concert footage from the musical legend himself.
Another flick for the little ones, Little Monsters is based in a world where there are furry creatures in homes that take care of the house. Thirteen-year-old Christine then has to team up with one of them to solve a mystery and save the city.
Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank
With voiceovers from a star-studded cast such as Samuel L. Jackson, Michelle Yeoh, Mel Brooks and more, this animated number follows a samurai hoping to kick his goals. He, however, has to defeat a few enemies to get there.
The Railway Children Return
During WWII, a group of children are evacuated from a small village in Yorkshire, only to meet a young soldier who is not that different from them after all.
Jeepers Creepers: Reborn
Some horror franchises just never die, one of them being Jeepers Creepers, which is back for another slew of scares. This time, evil AKA The Creeper awakens at a horror fan festival in Louisiana.
Two best friends climb an abandoned radio tower in the desert, only to find they can’t get back down. Stranded, they begin a battle for survival in this edge-of-your-seat thriller.
See How They Run
Join two crime solvers as they team up to crack the case on a murdered Hollywood director in 1950s London. You can expect a mysterious whodunit in a theatre setting.
It must be spooky season, because the creepy movies are coming out of the woodworks AKA hitting the big screen. Smile looks like the most unsettling of them all this month too, with plenty of terror and horror to keep your eyes wide open. Not sure if you’ll be smiling though.