Bright summer ahead Australia’s favourite outdoor cinema returns brought to you by Energizer
December program released and tickets on sale now at moonlight.com.au
(Thursday 3 November 2022) Australia’s favourite outdoor cinema is back for its 27th summer season with an incredible line up of new release movies, preview screenings and fan favourites. Featuring activations, a range of new food and drinks, and even a dedicated pet menu – This summer's cinema under the stars has something for everyone.
Moonlight Cinema brought to you by Energizer returns to five iconic venues across Australia, in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide, with sessions running from the end of November 2022 to March 2023 (see below for specific locations and dates).
Movie goers and star gazers can expect a line-up of new releases this summer, including the Whitney Houston Bio-Pic I Wanna Dance with Somebody, Marvel’s Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Rom-Com Bros starring Luke McFarlane and Billy Eichner as well as hotly anticipated family titles, including Minions: The Rise of Gru, and Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile featuring the voice of Shawn Mendes.
Special preview screenings of animated comedy Puss in Boots, Steven Spielberg’s epic The Fablemans and the highly anticipated Blueback based on Tim Winton’s best-selling novel,will offer moviegoers the opportunity to experience these films first at Moonlight Cinema.
Audiences will also have the opportunity to revisit this year’s Hollywood blockbusters from the biggest film of the year, Top Gun: Maverick, Elvis starring Austin Butler and directed by Oscar winner Baz Lurhmann, the psychological thriller, Don’t Worry Darling and Ticket to Paradise, starring in Hollywood favourites George Clooney and Julia Roberts.
Retro-film fans will not want to miss Grease, and to get into the festive spirit, a week of Christmas favourites: Love Actually, The Holiday, Home Alone, The Grinch That Stole Christmas and Die Hard will screen from 17 December to 22 December.
John Boero, General Manager of Entertainment Operations, EVT said, “Each year Moonlight Cinema strives to go beyond the ordinary and offer a truly unique and enhanced cinema experience. We are thrilled to bring this quintessential summer experience back to some of the most beautiful parklands across the country.
This year, with an incredible program of films for all audiences and new offerings for both humans and pets, the 2022 – 2023 season is on track to be our most exciting yet.”
Thanks to the official Green Partner, Garnier, over 400 Moonlight Cinema screenings nationwide will be powered by 100% renewable energy from solar panels. The renewable energy will be provided from Atlas Renewables’ Solar Pivotel Satellite project in Dubbo, NSW, which will ensure minimal greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuels.
What’s On at Moonlight
Under the star-studded sky, each Moonlight location will come to life with on-site activations, food and beverage offerings and experience add-ons to make your evening even more comfortable.
- Mr Stubbs Platinum Experience
Mr Stubbs Platinum Experience serves up the ultimate night under the stars with a deluxe double bean bed for two with blankets in the most premium seating location.
- AAMI Gold Grass
For prime views and waiter service, you can’t go past AAMI Gold Grass, with a range of food and beverage options delivered to straight to your bean bed.
- Connoisseur Lounge
For the ice-cream lovers, tickets to the Connoisseur Lounge come with a bean bed in a reserved area and a delicious Connoisseur Gourmet Ice Cream stick. Pick from a choice of decadent flavours including the new Salted Pretzel flavour.
- K9 Natural
As a beloved dog-friendly night out, this season you can hire a plush bean bed for the furriest member of your family, thanks to Moonlight’s dog partner, K9 Natural. They will also have hungry pooches covered for movie snacks with a new dedicated pet friendly menu.
- Garnier Garden Cart
Moonlight Cinema guests will also be able to learn more about Garnier’s ‘Green Beauty’ commitments at the Garnier Garden Cart, which will be onsite throughout the season at film screenings across the country, with take-home samples of Garnier’s most popular products available.