FROM MAJESTIC CINEMAS, WYNNUM
The Suicide Squad, August 5
The government sends the most dangerous supervillains in the world – Bloodsport, Peacemaker, King Shark, Harley Quinn and others – to the remote, enemy-infused island of Corto Maltese. Armed with high-tech weapons, they trek through the dangerous jungle on a search-and-destroy mission, with only Col. Rick Flag on the ground to make them behave. The Suicide Squad: Directed by James Gunn, with Margot Robbie, Idris Elba, John Cena, Sylvester Stallone, Taika Waititi, Joel Kinnaman.
Cézanne: Portraits of a Life, August 12
Exhibition on Screen is thrilled to bring back one of its most successful films ever, offering a unique and fascinating exploration of the life and times of Paul Cézanne. One cannot appreciate 20th century art without understanding the significance and genius of Paul Cézanne. Filmed on location at the National Portrait Gallery London, National Gallery of Art Washington, and Musée d’Orsay Paris, this film features interviews with curators and experts, and correspondence from the artist himself, taking us beyond Cézanne’s portraits to the places he lived and worked, and sheds light on an artist who is perhaps the least known of all the impressionists – until now.
Free Guy, August 12
A bank teller who discovers he is actually a background player in an open-world video game, decides to become the hero of his own story…one he rewrites himself. Now in a world where there are no limits, he is determined to be the guy who saves his world his way… before it is too late.
Respect, August 19
Respect is the remarkable true story of legendary music star Aretha Franklin’s journey to find her voice in the midst of the turbulent social and political landscape of 1960s America. Academy Award® winner Jennifer Hudson (2007, Best Supporting Actress, Dreamgirls) – handpicked by Franklin – headlines an all-star cast that includes Oscar® winner Forest Whitaker (2007, Best Actor, The Last King of Scotland), Mary J. Blige, Marlon Wayans and four-time Emmy® nominee Tituss Burgess.