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Backyard Cinema has launched a cosmic film experience and it’s out of this world

By Stephanie Hartman

Backyard Cinema is back, baby – and what it has in store is absolutely stellar. The latest theme for the immersive cinematic experience is Mission to Mars, and from today until the beginning of May, film lovers can fly full throttle into a cinematic sci-fi universe, catching classics and blockbuster new releases on the way.

Once guests have passed through intergalactic security, they can access the shiny space vessel stationed at Mercato Metropolitano. There, astronauts in the making will find giant bean bags for maximum in-flight comfort and a bar serving cosmic cocktails, if a little rocket fuel is in order.

Nab a stargarita’ or ‘cosmos-politan’, then kick bag for a screening of Men in Black’, ‘Blade Runner’ or Hidden Figures’. Other favourites such as Interstellar’, ‘Armageddon’, E.T.’ and ‘Space Jam’ are also on the bill alongside a whole host of flicks celebrating space voyage and journeys into the unknown. 

As with all Backyard Cinema series, screenings sell out quickly so book yours now. Find out more here

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