Entertainment

Top Choice Cinema in Surry Hills & Darlinghurst

Golden Age Cinema & Bar

In what was once the Sydney HQ of Paramount pictures, a heart-warming small cinema has taken over the former screening room downstairs. It shows old favourites, art-house classics and a few recherché gems. There's a…
Top Choice Cinema in MONA & Northern Hobart

State Cinema

Saved from the wrecking ball in the 1990s, the multiscreen State (built in 1913) shows independent and art-house flicks from local and international film-makers. There’s a great cafe and bar on-site, plus a rooftop …
Top Choice Cinema in Darwin

Deckchair Cinema

During the Dry, the Darwin Film Society runs this fabulous outdoor cinema below the southern end of the Esplanade. Watch a movie under the stars while reclining in a deckchair. There's a licensed bar serving food or…
Cinema in South Yarra, Prahran & Windsor

Moonlight Cinema

Melbourne's original outdoor cinema hits the Royal Botanic Gardens from early December to early April, screening a mix of current mainstream releases and retro classics. Bring your own picnic hamper or buy light eat…
Cinema in St Kilda

Astor

This 1936 art-deco darling has had more ups and downs than a Hollywood diva. Recently saved from permanent closure, it's one of Melbourne's best-loved landmarks, with double features most nights and a mixed bag of r…
Cinema in Adelaide

Moonlight Cinema

In summer pack a picnic and mosquito repellent, and sprawl out on the lawn to watch old and new classics under the stars. 'Gold Grass' tickets, which cost a little more, secure you a prime-viewing beanbag.
Cinema in Adelaide

Palace Nova Eastend Cinemas

Facing-off across Rundle St, both these cinema complexes screen 'sophisticated cinema': new-release art-house, foreign-language and independent films as well as some mainstream flicks. Fully licensed too.
Cinema in Paddington & Centennial Park

Moonlight Cinema

Take a picnic and join the bats under the stars in magnificent Centennial Park; enter via the Woollahra Gate on Oxford St. A mix of new-release blockbuster, art-house and classic films is screened.
Cinema in Sydney Harbourside

Hayden Orpheum Picture Palace

Return to cinema’s golden age at this fab art-deco gem (1935). It still has its original Wurlitzer organ, which gets a workout at special events.
Cinema in South Bank

Ben & Jerry's Openair Cinemas

From late September to mid-November you can watch big-screen classics and recent releases under the stars (or clouds) at the Rainforest Green at South Bank Parklands. Hire a beanbag or deckchair, or bring a picnic r…