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Five films you should see this weekend

Escape the cold with wonderful women, a nail-biting thriller, and... Bowie!

Photograph: Courtesy of Warner Bros. PicturesGal Gadot in Wonder Woman

Sydney Film Festival is thrillingly close... but that doesn't help you if you wanna get in from the cold and see a movie this chilly, chilly weekend (Jun 2-4). Luckily there are at least five must-sees screening Friday through to Sunday and beyond. Here are Time Out's picks.

1
20th Century Women
1/4

20th Century Women

4 out of 5 stars

Liberation, motherhood and sex swirl in Mike Mills' captivating evocation of his teenage years at the end of the 1970s.

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2
Hounds of Love
2/4

Hounds of Love

4 out of 5 stars

We’re in Perth, 1987, during the sweltering lead-up to Christmas. Teenager Vicki (Ashley Cummings) sneaks out one night to go to a party; she ends up in the clutches of John (Stephen Curry) and Evelyn (Emma Booth), a suburban dope-dealing couple who spice up their tempestuous relationship by cruising the streets and kidnapping, torturing and murdering girls. 

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3
Labyrinth
3/4

Labyrinth

4 out of 5 stars

Dance, magic dance! A pubescent Jennifer Connelly must negotiate a mazy goblin city and cross the Bog of Eternal Stench to reclaim her baby brother from the talons of Goblin King Bowie. A childhood favourite for many, Jim Henson's 1986 fantasy plays beautifully with an audience and screens for one night only at Golden Age Cinema this Saturday June 3 at the family friendly time of 5.50pm.

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Wonder Woman
4/4

Wonder Woman

4 out of 5 stars

Wonder Woman feels like the real deal, a rollicking action adventure in the tradition of Indiana Jones, with a fully functioning sense of humour and the year’s most lip-smackingly evil baddie. 

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