It’s the most wonderful time of the year for…. a trip to the cinema! Let’s be honest, us mama’s are always searching for indoor activities in the Winter school holidays because it’s usually cold wet and freezing outside! Well lucky for all of us (yes, mums and dads too!) there is a great selection of kids movies out at the moment which includes some old favourites that have been remastered! Don’t forget your RACV membership gets you cheaper tickets (pre purchase online through RACV) and also some phone companies such as Telstra also have cheap ticket deals! BYO snacks to save money! A little bag of popcorn + a chupa chup is 1/10th of the price of a box of cinema popcorn!
RATING – PG
RELEASE DATE – 23RD MAY
When street rat Aladdin frees a genie from a lamp, he finds his wishes granted. However, he soon finds that the evil has other plans for the lamp — and for Princess Jasmine. But can Aladdin save Princess Jasmine and his love for her after she sees that he isn’t quite what he appears to be?
AVENGERS : ENDGAME
RATING – M
RELEASE DATE – 24TH APRIL
Adrift in space with no food or water, Tony Stark sends a message to Pepper Potts as his oxygen supply starts to dwindle. Meanwhile, the remaining Avengers — Thor, Black Widow, Captain America and Bruce Banner — must figure out a way to bring back their vanquished allies for an epic showdown with Thanos — the evil demigod who decimated the planet and the universe.
MAMA’S REVIEW – Long but fantastic! If you are an Avenger’s fan then you will love this movie! Pack snacks though – 3 hours long!
MEN IN BLACK – INTERNATIONAL
RATING – M
RELEASE DATE – 13TH JUNE
The Men in Black have expanded to cover the globe but so have the villains of the universe. To keep everyone safe, decorated Agent H and determined rookie M join forces — an unlikely pairing that just might work. When aliens that can take the form of any human arrive on Earth, H and M embark on a globe-trotting adventure to save the agency — and ultimately the world — from their mischievous plans.
POKEMON DETECTIVE PIKACHU
RATING – PG
RELEASE – 9TH MAY
Ace detective Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, prompting his 21-year-old son, Tim, to find out what happened. Aiding in the investigation is Harry’s former Pokémon partner, wise-cracking, adorable super-sleuth Detective Pikachu. Finding that they are uniquely equipped to work together, as Tim is the only human who can talk with Pikachu, they join forces to unravel the tangled mystery.
MAMA’S REVIEW – A surprisingly good movie! The kids loved it and so did the mama’s! Great story line and Pikachu is very loveable! Even if you’re not a Pokemon fan you will enjoy this movie.
SECRET LIFE OF PETS 2
RATING – PG
RELEASE – 20TH JUNE
Max the terrier must cope with some major life changes when his owner gets married and has a baby. When the family takes a trip to the countryside, nervous Max has numerous run-ins with canine-intolerant cows, hostile foxes and a scary turkey. Luckily for Max, he soon catches a break when he meets Rooster, a gruff farm dog who tries to cure the lovable pooch of his neuroses.
MAMA’S REVIEW – A super fun second movie in the Secret Life of Pets series. All of the pets are as adorable as ever, great story line. The kids really enjoyed this movie, lots of laughs and a very heartwarming message.
SPIDER-MAN : FAR FROM HOME
RATING – PG
RELEASE DATE – 1ST JULY
Peter Parker returns in Spider-Man™: Far From Home, the next chapter of the Spider-Man™: Homecoming series! Our friendly neighbourhood Super Hero decides to join his best friends Ned, MJ, and the rest of the gang on a European vacation. However, Peter’s plan to leave super heroics behind for a few weeks are quickly scrapped when he begrudgingly agrees to help Nick Fury uncover the mystery of several elemental creature attacks, creating havoc across the continent!
THE LION KING
RELEASE DATE – 17TH JULY
Simba idolises his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But, not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub’s arrival. Scar, Mufasas brother—and former heir to the throne—-has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba’s exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.