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A huge problem is upon us

With Roland Emmerich moonfallA mysterious force knocks the moon out of its orbit around the earth, sending it on a collision course with life as we know it.

With just weeks before impact and the world on the brink of annihilation, NASA executive and former astronaut Jocinda ‘Jo’ Fowler (Oscar winner Halle Berry) is convinced she has the key to saving us all – but only an astronaut from her past, Brian Harper (Patrick Wilson) and conspiracy theorist KC Houseman (John Bradley) believe her. The unlikely heroes will embark on an impossible last-ditch mission into space, only to find out our moon isn’t what we think it is.

Director Roland Emmerich is also co-producer and co-writer moonfall, along with Harald Kloser and Spenser Cohen. The cast also includes Michael Peña, Charlie Plummer, Kelly Yu and Donald Sutherland.

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nightmare alley

When you displease the right people, the world closes in on you very, very quickly

From Oscar-winning director Guillermo del Toro comes this neo-noir psychological thriller with a star cast including Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper, Oscar winners Cate Blanchett and Mary Steenburgen, Oscar nominees Rooney Mara, Willem Dafoe and David Strathairn , Toni Collette, Richard Jenkins and Ron Perlman.

The film is based on the novel nightmare alley by William Lindsay Gresham.

When charismatic but unlucky Stanton Carlisle (Bradley Cooper) endears himself to psychic Zeena (Toni Collette) and her ex-mentalist husband Pete (David Strathairn) at a traveling carnival, he crafts a golden ticket to success. using this newfound knowledge to con the wealthy elite of 1940s New York society. With the virtuous Molly (Rooney Mara) loyal at his side, Stanton plans to betray a dangerous tycoon (Richard Jenkins) with the help of a mysterious psychiatrist (Cate Blanchett), who may be his most formidable opponent yet.

Directed by Guillermo del Toro.

Screenplay by Guillermo del Toro and Kim Morgan.

Produced by Guillermo del Toro, J Miles Dale and Bradley Cooper.

Spider-Man: No Way Home

situation out of control

For the first time in the film history of Spidermanthe identity of our friendly neighborhood hero is revealed, putting his superhero duties at odds with his normal life and putting those he cares about most in jeopardy.

Directed by Jon Watts. Written by Chris McKenna and Erik Sommers.

Based on the Marvel comic book by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko.

Produced by Kevin Feige and Amy Pascal.

Executive Producers Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, JoAnn Perritano, Rachel O’Connor, Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach.

Cast: Tom Holland, Zendaya, Oscar nominee Benedict Cumberbatch, Jacob Batalon, Jon Favreau and Marisa Tomei.

The king’s man

How it all started… this is going to be funny

Discover the origins of the very first independent intelligence agency in The king’s manadapted from the comic The Secret Service by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons.

Directed by Matthew Vaughn.

Produced by Matthew Vaughn, David Reid and Adam Bohling

Cast: Oscar winner Ralph Fiennes, Gemma Arterton, Rhys Ifans, Matthew Goode, Tom Hollander, Harris Dickinson, Daniel Brühl, Oscar nominee Djimon Hounsou and Charles Dance.

singing 2

Where will your dreams take you?

Buster (Oscar-winner Matthew McConaughey) has made the New Moon Theater a local hit, but Buster has a bigger prize in mind: the premiere of a new show at the Crystal Tower Theater in glamorous Redshore City.

Buster stars alongside his cast – harried mother pig Rosita (Oscar-winner Reese Witherspoon), rocker porcupine Ash (Scarlett Johansson), serious gorilla Johnny (Taron Egerton), timid elephant Meena (Tori Kelly), pig provocateur Gunter ( Nick Kroll) — and ruthless mogul wolf Jimmy Crystal (Emmy-winner Bobby Cannavale).

singing 2 is written and directed by acclaimed returning filmmaker Garth Jennings and features additional new characters played by global music icon Bono in his animated film debut, music superstar Pharrell Williams. Black Panther‘s Letitia Wright and comedians Eric Andre and Chelsea Peretti.

Produced by Illumination Founder and CEO Chris Meledandri and Janet Healy, singing 2 combines dozens of classic rock and pop hits, electrifying performances, breathtaking artistry and Illumination’s signature humor and heart into the definitive feel-good cinematic event of the year.

The Matrix Resurrections

This is the moment to show us what is real

Return to a world of two realities: one, everyday life; the other, what is behind it. To find out if his reality is a construct to truly know himself, Mr. Anderson must choose to follow the White Rabbit again.

Original stars Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss reprise the iconic roles that made them famous, Neo and Trinity.

Featuring Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Jessica Henwick, Jonathan Groff, Neil Patrick Harris, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Christina Ricci, Telma Hopkins and Jada Pinkett Smith, among others.

Lana Wachowski is directing from a screenplay by Wachowski, David Mitchell and Aleksander Hemon based on characters created by the Wachowskis.


It’s always someone you know

25 years after a series of brutal murders shook the quiet town of Woodsboro, a new killer has donned the Ghostface mask and begins targeting a group of teenagers in a bid to revive secrets from the town’s deadly past.

Neve Campbell (Sidney Prescott), Courteney Cox (Gale Weathers) and David Arquette (Dewey Riley) reprise their iconic roles Scream.

Directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett.

Written by James Vanderbilt and Guy Busick.

Based on characters created by Kevin Williamson.

Safety is a responsibility we all share – see you at the cinema!

Our cinemas are open for your entertainment – Carib 5 at Cross Roads; Sunshine Palace, Portmore; Palace Multiplex in Montego Bay; and the New Kingston Drive-In.

As restrictions change, we will adjust our game times to remain open while complying with current lockdowns.

Our staff are trained to carry out temperature checks and help visitors with disinfection when entering the cinemas.

Masks are compulsory in our cinemas.

Visitors will be required to wear masks properly fitted over their nose and mouth and observe social distancing in box office and concession queues.

Disinfection stations are available everywhere at suitable locations.

All cinemas have regulated entrances and exits and mandatory inter-island traffic.

Our air conditioners, installed with the specified MERV-13 air filters, have been regulated to bring in maximum fresh air.

Thorough cleaning and disinfection is carried out to ensure a safe and relaxed atmosphere for everyone.

Thank you again and PLEASE remember to follow all government protocols so we can all survive this devastating time.

time plans

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Please note: In all cinemas the box office opens daily at 12.00 noon.


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