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Hip Hop-eration

Opening at LIDO on September 25

A feel-good documentary following the journey of elderly Kiwis training to compete in the World Hip-Hop Championships in Las Vegas. The film explores the lives and motivations of the ambitious Waiheke Island senior citizens within the dance group. Read more

Gone Girl

Opening at LIDO on October 2

Director David Fincher (The Social Network) adapts Gillian Flynn's bestselling mystery about the murder of a woman (Rosamund Pike) on her wedding anniversary, and the whodunnit investigation - centering on the woman's husband (Ben Affleck). Read more

Locke

Opening at LIDO on October 2

The Oscar-nominated writer of Dirty Pretty Things and Eastern Promises directs Tom Hardy in this minimalist thriller that takes place in a car, on a long evening drive. Read more

NT Live: Medea

Opening at LIDO on October 8

From the National Theatre's 2014 season of live recordings direct from the London stage, Euripides' tragedy, starring Helen McCrory (Skyfall) in the title role... Read more

Get On Up

Opening at LIDO on October 16

Chronicle of funk legend James Brown, his rise from poverty to becoming the Godfather of Soul and one of music's most influential artists. From the director of The Help. Chadwick Boseman (42) plays Brown, starring alongside Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Dan Aykroyd and Craig Robinson. Read more

Pride

Opening at LIDO on October 16

Rousing, true story comedy-drama on the bitter 1984 Miners' strike in Margaret Thatcher's Britain, which fosters an unlikely union of solidarity between embattled mineworkers and the militant gay and lesbian community. Stars Bill Nighy, Dominic West and Imelda Staunton. Read more

Whiplash

Opening at LIDO on October 23

Intense, Sundance-winning student-teacher music drama starring Miles Teller (The Spectacular Now) as a young jazz drummer aspiring to make it to the top, but having to go through the brutal tutelage of his ruthless instructor (J.K. Simmons, Juno). Read more

St. Vincent

Opening at LIDO on October 30

Bill Murray is the titular St. Vincent, a bawdy war veteran that befriends a young boy struggling with his parents' divorce in this comedy co-starring Melissa McCarthy, Chris O'Dowd and Naomi Watts. Read more

The Drop

Opening at LIDO on November 27

The late James Gandolfini stars alongside Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace in this crime drama involving murder, a scam artist and a missing pit bull. Read more