REVIEWS: Family friendly movies - January 2019

01 January 2019

There's some great family friendly movies out over the school holidays for 2018-2019 summer. Heres our top three!

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (CTC)

In cinemas 3 January

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What began as an unlikely friendship between an adolescent Viking and a fearsome Night Fury dragon has become an epic trilogy spanning their lives. In this next chapter, Hiccup and Toothless will finally discover their true destinies: the village chief as ruler of Berk alongside Astrid, and the dragon as leader of his own kind. As both ascend, the darkest threat they’ve yet faced – as well as the appearance of a female Night Fury – will test the bonds of their relationship like never before.

 

Storm Boy (PG)

In cinemas 17 January

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‘Storm Boy’ has grown up to be Michael Kingley, a successful retired businessman and grandfather. When Kingley starts to see images from his past that he can’t explain, he is forced to remember his long-forgotten childhood, growing up on an isolated coastline with his father. He recounts to his grand-daughter the story of how, as a boy, he rescued and raised an extraordinary orphaned pelican, Mr Percival. Their remarkable adventures and very special bond has a profound effect on all their lives.
Starring: Geoffrey Rush, Jai Courtney, Finn Little

 

The Kid Who Would Be King (CTC)

In cinemas 17 January

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Old school magic meets the modern world in the epic adventure The Kid Who Would Be King. Alex (Louis Ashbourne Serkis) thinks he’s just another nobody, until he stumbles upon the mythical Sword in the Stone, Excalibur. Now, he must unite his friends and enemies into a band of knights and, together with the legendary wizard Merlin (Patrick Stewart), take on the wicked enchantress Morgana (Rebecca Ferguson). With the future at stake, Alex must become the great leader he never dreamed he could be.
Starring: Louis Ashbourne Serkis, Tom Taylor, Rebecca Ferguson, Patrick Stewart
 
Look out for the Summer Family Saver Sessions at Event Cinemas. 
 

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Kids on the Coast/Kids in the City
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