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Free Fire (MA 15+)

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Bold, breathless and wickedly fun, Free Fire is an electrifying action comedy about an arms deal that goes spectacularly and explosively wrong. Acclaimed filmmaker Ben Wheatley propels the audience head-on into quite possibly the most epic shootout ever seen on film as he crafts a spectacular parody - and biting critique - of the insanity of gun violence. Everyone's got a gun, and absolutely no one is in control. Set in a colourful yet gritty 1970s Boston, Free Fire opens with Justine, a mysterious American businesswoman, and her wise-cracking associate Ord arranging a black-market weapons deal in a deserted warehouse between IRA arms buyer Chris and shifty South African gun runner Vernon. What starts as a polite if uneasy exchange soon goes south when tensions escalate and shots are fired, quickly leading to a full-on Battle Royale where it's every man (and woman) for themselves. Packed with witty one-liners, flamboyant characters and remarkable feats of cinematic gunplay, Free Fire is a full-throttle action extravaganza that keeps things fresh and fun with Wheatley's alternately buoyant and savage sense of humor. Swinging from the madcap to the macabre and back again, the film is an exhilarating experience that will leave you quite literally blown away.

"smart, stylish and dazzlingly put together" - GUARDIAN

"Free Fire has cult hit written all over it." - DAILY TELEGRAPH

"It is complete, beautifully choreographed chaos, punctuated by unexpectedly funny lines." - TORONTO SUN

"You'll laugh, you'll wince, you'll duck." - OBSERVER (UK)

"a mad contraption, bristling with bravado and black, sardonic wit." - DAILY TELEGRAPH (UK)

Cast: Sharlto Copley, Armie Hammer, Brie Larson, Cillian Murphy, Sam Riley, Michael Smiley, Noah Taylor

Director: Ben Wheatley

Sessions

Thursday, 1 June 2017: 8:00 PM (ends 9:45 PM) Reserve

Friday, 2 June 2017: 2:10 PM (ends 3:55 PM) Reserve

Saturday, 3 June 2017: 8:10 PM (ends 9:55 PM) Reserve

Sunday, 4 June 2017: 4:00 PM (ends 5:45 PM) Reserve

Wednesday, 7 June 2017: 3:10 PM (ends 4:55 PM) Reserve

Ticket Prices

  • 2D screenings:
    Adults $12 • Seniors $10 • Children (aged 3 to 12) $10 • Two movies same day/person $19 - includes tea or coffee (3D films excluded)
  • 3D screenings:
    All tickets $13 or $45 for family of four (max two adults, children aged 3 to 12)
  • NT Live:
    Adults $25 • Seniors $23 • Full-time students/children $15 • Student groups (10+) $12 each
  • MET Opera:
    Adults $28 • Seniors $23

Most cards accepted.

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