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Movies by Month - November 2015

Upcoming films Australian release dates 2016
Upcoming films Australian release dates 2015
Upcoming films Australian release dates 2015

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click here for films with release dates still to be announced (TBA)

2016: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr,2015: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, 2015: Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec,

Note: movie release dates change considerably, which means that some films may be released several days or weeks before or after the date in the original announcements.

Movie reviews are linked to month-by-month entries and in the movie reviews index. When we receive posters, trailers, credits or official site details we put those up on info pages awaiting review.

Film Festivals

2015 Russian Resurrection Film Festival

It is remarkable that even during times of economic turbulence, Russian cinema continues to thrive and produce challenging, complex and sophisticated stories. It provides audiences with a surprising diversity of voices and ideas that are present in Russian society today but invisible in mainstream perceptions.

In October and November the largest festival of Russian Cinema anywhere in the world outside Russia.

Iranian Film Festival

The Iranian Film Festival Australia (IFFA) is back for its fifth year to shine a spotlight on contemporary life in Iran in theatres across Australia this October and November. The popular festival will kick off in Adelaide on October 9 before moving to Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane and Melbourne. This year's programme is bursting with contemporary themes and ideas, which until now have rarely been explored in Iranian films.

This year's programme, featuring eleven features and six short films, will provide cinephiles the chance to explore the fabric of Iranian identity and discover why it remains the preeminent, most passionately discussed and perhaps most important cinematic movement of the moment.


Ben & Jerry's Openair Cinemas

Melbourne's St Kilda Beach on Sunday 29th November to Sunday 20th December

Films on offer include an assortment of the latest and greatest new releases and the best cult favourites, including:
• The Walk -- live the high wire thrills of this Oscar tip
Spectre -- Bond is back
Bridge of Spies -- Hollywood heavyweights Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg combine
• Clueless 20th Anniversary Screening -- 20 years since Clueless? As if!
• Back to the Future 30th Anniversary Screening -- Great Scott!

Local Melbourne acts are also set to perform at the event

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Film Release Dates in Australia

Due for release 1 th
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Average Bloke

Scott is a builder's laborer from Melbourne's working class suburbs, a bit of a larrikin. When he becomes...

Due for release 4 th
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Believe Me

Desperate, broke, and out of ideas, four college seniors start a fake charity to embezzle money for tuition.

Due for release 5 th
web site/ trailer /review


Now Add Honey

Normal life implodes for a suburban family when their pop-star cousin comes to stay.

Due for release 5 th
web site / Facebook / trailer /


Rock the Kasbah

A down-on-his-luck music manager discovers a teenage girl with an extraordinary voice while on a music tour in Afghanistan and takes her to Kabul to compete on the popular television show, Afghan Star.

Due for release 5 th
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Man Up

Nancy (Lake Bell), is done with dating. 10 times bitten, 100 times shy, she's exhausted by the circus. So when Jack (Simon Pegg) blindly mistakes her for his date, no one is more surprised than her when she does the unthinkable and just goes with it. It's going to take a night of pretending to be someone else for Nancy to finally Man Up and be her painfully honest, awesomely unconventional self... but will Jack also Man Up, and be able to get over her duplicity? Best just to let the evening unfold, roll with the consequences, and see if one crazy, unpredictable, complicated night can bring these two messy souls together.

Due for release 5 th
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Pokémon: Hoopa and the Clash of Ages

When Ash, Pikachu, and their friends visit a desert city by the sea, they meet the Mythical Pokémon Hoopa, who has the ability to summon things - including people and Pokémon - through its magic ring. After a scary incident, they learn a story about a brave hero who stopped the rampage of a terrifying Pokémon long ago. Now, the threat that has been bottled up for years is in danger of breaking loose again! Can Ash help his new friend overcome the darkness within...or will a dangerous secret erupt into a clash of legends?

Due for release 7 th
web site/ trailer / review


National Theatre Live: Hamlet

Cumberbatch in Hamlet, as performed at the National Threatre.

Due for release 11 th


Blood Reef

A former black ops soldier is kidnapped by a corrupt intelligence agency looking to create the ultimate killing machine. Before the terrible transformation is complete, however, he fights back and escapes to a shark-infested island off the remote coast of New Zealand's Hauraki Gulf. The chase is on: Marcus is hunted down by the world's top mercenaries and soon encounters a beautiful scientist who could help him find sanity... if she doesn't become his next" TARGET.

Due for release 26 th
trailer / review


By The Sea

By the Sea follows an American writer named Roland (Pitt) and his wife, Vanessa (Jolie), who arrive in a tranquil and picturesque seaside resort in 1970s France, their marriage in apparent crisis. As they spend time with fellow travelers, including young newlyweds Lea (Laurent) and Francois (Poupaud), and village locals Michel (Arestrup) and Patrice (Bohringer), the couple begins to come to terms with unresolved issues in their own lives.

Due for release 12 th
web site/ Facebook /review



A cryptic message from Bond's past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.

Due for release 12 th
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Knight of Cups

A screenwriter living in LA tries to make sense of the strange events occurring around him.

Due for release 12 th
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The Half Dead

Julie Madsen's (Tasma Walton) life is turned upside down after surviving an horrific car accident. She awakens 15years later with a strange psychic ability and is placed inside a psychiatric hospital where she meets others like her. Those who have died and come back... the half dead.

Due for release 19 th
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Inner Demon

Written and directed by Ursula Dabrowsky. A teenage girl is abducted by a serial killer couple and manages to escape and find refuge in an isolated farmhouse, only to discover it is home to greater horrors and a malevolent spirit.

Due for release 19 th
trailer /


The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pt 2

Katniss Everdeen and District 13 engage in an all-out revolution against the autocratic Capitol. (source: IMDB)

Due for release 19 th
DVD/Blu-Ray/Digital Release review


Absolutely Anything

A group of eccentric aliens confer a human being with the power to do absolutely anything, as an experiment. (source: IMDb)

Due for release 17-26 th


Gaspar Noe's "Love"

At Lido Cinemas November 19-26
DVD & Blu-Ray release November 18
This will be the final opportunity for audiences to see the film on the big screen, in 3D. The film has generated considerable controversy around the world because of its numerous non-simulated sex scenes. Gaspar Noe is an agent provocateur and you know that people are going to love his work, or find a reason to hate it.

Due for release 17 th
web site / review


99 Homes (2015)

A recently unemployed single father struggles to get back his foreclosed home by working for the real estate broker who is the source of his frustration.

Due for release 25 th
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Thicker Than Water

The family you are born into, the family you choose and the family you try to escape.

Due for release 26 th
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Hotel Transylvania 2

Dracula and his friends try to bring out the monster in his half human, half vampire grandson in order to keep Mavis from leaving the hotel.

Due for release 26 th
web site/ web site / review


The Program

An Irish sports journalist becomes convinced that Lance Armstrong's performances during the Tour de France victories are fueled by banned substances. With this conviction, he starts hunting for evidence that will expose Armstrong.

Due for release 26 th
photos, links


Creed (2015)

The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed.

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