Te Ahu Cinema
Corner Matthews Ave and State Highway 1, KAITAIA - Phone (09) 408 0519.
Screening now : 23 October to 2 November 2014
FIRE & RESCUE (G) 84mins
The sequel to Disney’s 2013 high-flying Cars spinoff continues the misadventures of Dusty (voiced again by Dane Cook), the crop-dusting plane who became an air-racing legend. But when engine damage hinders his racing abilities, Dusty joins an air attack team instead, tasked with the responsibility of dousing a raging wildfire that threatens to consume Piston Peak National Park.
BOXTROLLS (PG) 96mins
Eggs, a young orphan boy raised under the streets by a group of cave-dwelling, trash-collecting creatures known as the Boxtrolls. The Boxtrolls are targeted by an evil exterminator named Archibald Snatcher (Ben Kingsley), but he'll have to get pasts Eggs first. Based on the children’s novel Here Be Monsters.
LUNCH BOX (PG) 104 mins
Ila, a neglected housewife, attempts to spice up her marriage by preparing a special lunch for her husband. When it is accidentally delivered to Saajan, a lonely widower on the brink of retirement, they exchange notes to each other to get to the bottom of the mistaken delivery. Their notes gradually evolve into a series of intimate little confessions
HOP-ERATION (PG) 93 mins
A feel-good documentary following the journey of elderly Kiwis training to co mpete in the World Hip-Hop Championships in Las Vegas. The film explores the lives and motivations of the ambitious Waiheke Island senior citizens within the dance group
GIRL (R16) 145 mins
The Dunne's wedding anniversary seems like any other, with Nick popping into The Bar, a bar he owns with his sister, and then heading home to meet Amy - the only trace of whom is the aftermath of a struggle. While initially treated with sympathy, Nick quickly becomes the prime suspect in the minds of both the police and the public, and he's forced to keep up appearances while hiding sleazy secrets and trying to work out what has happened.
DEAD LANDS (R16) 107 min
The Maori history is brought alive in this period-set action-adventure based on the traditional fighting art of Mau rākau. After his tribe is slaughtered through an act of treachery, the chieftan's teenage son Hongi must avenge his father's death in order to bring honor to the souls of his loved ones. Outnumbered by the band of villains, Hongi's only hope is to pass through the forbidden Dead Lands and forge an alliance with the mysterious "Warrior".
Te Ahu Cinema is closed most weekdays outside of public and school holidays, but we do host private screenings for 30 people or more. Email TeAhuAdmin@fndc.govt.nz for more information.