Check out our handy guide to the latest movie releases coming out this week… 

Calling all movie buffs! Thrillers, action, horror and more are being screened at the cinemas this week.

Here’s a handy guide just for you. You’re welcome. 


To save his declining business, Chris Cringle, also known as Santa Claus, is forced into a partnership with the US military. Making matters worse, Chris gets locked into a deadly battle of wits against a highly-skilled assassin, hired by a precocious 12-year-old, after receiving a lump of coal in his stocking.

Starring: Mel Gibson, Walton Goggins, Marianne Jean-Baptiste
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy (PG15)
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When a British aid worker, Hana returns to the ancient city of Luxor, she meets Sultan – a former lover. As she wanders, haunted by the familiar place, she struggles to reconcile the choices of the past with the uncertainty of the present.

Starring: Andrea Riseborough, Michael Landes, Shirin Redha
Genre: Drama, Romance
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When an all-powerful Superintelligence chooses to study average Carol Peters, the fate of the world hangs in the balance. As the AI decides to enslave, save or destroy humanity, it’s up to Carol to prove that people are worth saving.

Starring: Melissa McCarthy, James Corden, Bobby Cannavale
Genre: Action, Comedy
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The Rising Hawk

During the 13th century, a small village fights for freedom in the frontier landscape of the Carpathian Mountains against Mongolian invaders.

Starring: Robert Patrick, Tommy Flanagan,
Action, Drama, History
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Blood Quantum

The film depicts the effects of a zombie uprising on a First Nations reserve whose residents are immune to contracting the plague because of their indigenous heritage, but must still cope with the consequences of its effects on the world around them, including white refugees seeking shelter on the reserve.

Starring: Michael Greyeyes, Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers, Forrest Goodluck
Genre: Horror
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The Mortuary Collection

Desperate for work, a young drifter applies for a job at the local mortuary on the outskirts of town. There, she meets Montgomery Dark, an eccentric mortician with more than a few skeletons in his closet. Montgomery chronicles the strange history of the town through a series of twisted tales, each more terrifying than the last.

Starring: Tristan Byon, Eden Campbell, Hannah R. Loyd
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
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The Croods: A New Age

Searching for a safer habitat, the prehistoric Crood family discovers an idyllic, walled-in paradise that meets all of its needs. Unfortunately, they must also learn to live with the Bettermans – a family that’s a couple of steps above the Croods on the evolutionary ladder. As tensions between the new neighbours start to rise, a new threat soon propels both clans on an epic adventure that forces them to embrace their differences, draw strength from one another, and survive together.

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
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