Cinema Nova

Film Carlton
4 out of 5 stars
(1user review)

Melbourne's largest arthouse movie complex, Cinema Nova boasts a whopping 16 screens devoted to new release arthouse and upmarket commercial films, plus regular films events, special screenings and festivals.

Monday is their famed discount day – regular tickets are $7 for sessions before 4pm and $9 for sessions after 4pm (3D movies $13 all day). Note: discounts do not apply on public holidays, actual or observed.

If you arrive early, take in the view over Lygon Street with a coffee or cocktail in hand at the Cinema Nova bar, or make a whole night of it with dinner, drinks and a flick.


Venue name: Cinema Nova
Address: 380 Lygon St
Price: $7-$21
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  • Time Out says
    5 out of 5 stars
    Accepting the old adage about comedy being tragedy plus time, it still feels about half a century too soon to be mining the savage tyranny of Stalinism for gags. But writer-director Armando Iannucci (In the Loop) has managed it – and then some – p...
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  • Time Out says
    3 out of 5 stars
    A slim Ian McEwan novella, On Chesil Beach stews with repressed emotion and sexual anxiety. The seismic social changes of the early ’60s course through its pages like an electric current. As its two young, unprepared newlyweds – Florence and Edw...
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  • Time Out says
    5 out of 5 stars
    Never take pity on a film critic. Instead, let it suffice to say that I look forward to you seeing Hereditary and then joining me in having several sleepless nights peering into dark corners and gnawing your fingernails off. A harrowing story of u...
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Pick a date

  • Film festivals Tuesday August 21 2018 - Wednesday September 19 2018
  • Wednesday September 19 2018

Average User Rating

4 / 5

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I love Nova but it should not feature in "one of Melbourne's best-looking cinemas" - the iconic purple carpet is threadbare in places, sagging seats etc. The newer, refurbished screens are better but overall it fits the 'one of the best Melbourne cinemas' but is far from on its best looking....