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Coburg Drive-In is reopening with new(ish) and classic films on June 3
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Coburg Drive-In is reopening with new(ish) and classic films on June 3

The diner will also be open, plus you can get snacks delivered to your car

Carlton’s beloved Cinema Nova will reopen on June 22
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Carlton’s beloved Cinema Nova will reopen on June 22

Carlton’s long-running arthouse movie theatre Cinema Nova has announced it will reopen its purple-curtained doors on Monday, June 22

Drive-in Movie Club

Drive-in Movie Club

A drive-in, social distancing-safe cinema is popping up in town this July

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MIFF will go ahead as an online film festival called MIFF 68½
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MIFF will go ahead as an online film festival called MIFF 68½

The festival has announced an online replacement event with a fully curated streamed program 

Guides for Melbourne movie lovers

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See all of our latest film reviews

Check out the latest releases in Australian cinemas, all reviewed by Time Out critics

Upcoming film festivals in Melbourne
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Upcoming film festivals in Melbourne

Attention movie buffs: add these excellent Melbourne film festivals to your diary

The best outdoor cinemas in Melbourne
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The best outdoor cinemas in Melbourne

Catch cult classics, new releases and family favourites under the stars in Melbourne.

Top ten Aussie films to scare off tourists
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Top ten Aussie films to scare off tourists

A sweaty handful of movies making Tourism Australia's job that little bit harder

Film screenings and events in Melbourne

New movies to stream

Hearts and Bones
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Hearts and Bones

Hugo Weaving is a shellshocked war-zone photographer in a timely drama about refugees and the weight of the past

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
Bloodshot
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Bloodshot

This fun Vin Diesel action movie has just self-awareness to dilute the bombast

Time Out says
3 out of 5 stars
Frozen 2
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Frozen 2

This long-anticipated sequel feels entirely fresh

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Tom Hanks is a beaming, slightly cryptic Fred Rogers in a movie that's more about a journalist in need of a hug

Time Out says
3 out of 5 stars
The Invisible Man
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The Invisible Man

HG Wells’ seminal sci-fi novel becomes a tart statement on toxic men and their gaslighting ways

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
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Movie lists you'll love

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The 100 best comedy movies

The 50 best family movies
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The 50 best family movies

The 50 best romantic comedies
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The 50 best romantic comedies

The 100 best horror movies
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The 100 best horror movies

The 100 best romantic movies
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The 100 best romantic movies

The 100 best animated movies
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The 100 best animated movies

The best cinemas in Melbourne

Cinema Nova
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Cinema Nova

Melbourne's largest arthouse movie complex also hosts regular films events, special screenings and festivals

Users say
4 out of 5 stars
Lido Cinemas
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Lido Cinemas

An arthouse complex complete with a jazz bar, rooftop cinema and Huxtaburger

The Astor Theatre
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The Astor Theatre

A single-screen Art Deco theatre with a program of new and classic films in 35mm, 70mm and digital

Coburg Drive-In
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Coburg Drive-In

One of Melbourne's last remaining drive-ins, this is a cinematic experience brimming with nostalgia

The Sun Theatre
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The Sun Theatre

This pint-sized Art Deco cinema counts Quentin Tarantino among its legion of film-loving fans