Movie Releases Winter School Holidays 2018

A trip to the movies during the school holidays is a great outing for families and with many cinemas now offering cheaper tickets it can be an outing you can afford to do once (or even twice) during the holidays.

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The great news is there are so many awesome movies for kids out these school holidays that appeal to the big kids just as much as the little ones!  We have made a complete guide of movie release dates over the school holidays, so you and your Brisbane Kids know what is coming up so you don’t miss a thing.

The Incredibles 2

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Release Date: 14 June 2018

You can check out the official trailer for The Incredibles 2 below:

Thanks to Dinsey Pixar, The Incredibles are back in an action packed movie featuring everyone’s favourite family of supers. This time around it’s Mrs Incredible, better known as Elastagirl who is needed to save the world from evil, leaving Mr Incredible at home to care for Violet, Dash and Jack-Jack. Mr Incredible and the kids find the transition of Elastagirl going back to work difficult and it becomes even tougher by the fact that the family is still unsure of baby Jack-Jack’s emerging superpowers. Then when a new villain hatches a brilliant and dangerous plot, the family and Frozone must find a way to work together again — which is easier said than done, even though they are all Incredible.

To find out more about the upcoming movie The Incredibles 2 click here

Incredibles 2 The Review

We were lucky to be invited to attend the preview screening of The Incredibles 2. For a movie with a lot of hype surrounding it, and especially since we have waited 14 years for the sequal, I was worried that it wouldn’t live up to expectations, or the original. I am excited to report that this was definitely not the case. Incredibles 2 is a movie that appeals to the whole family – the Incredibles, including little Jack-Jack who has a break out performance in this movie, and the new villains held everyone’s attention, and, perhaps the best bit, everyone was laughing out loud throughout the whole movie. Disney Pixar have done it again!  We loved the Incredibles movie, and the entire family left the cinema hoping it would not be another 14 years until we get to see The Incredibles 3!

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

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Release Date: 22nd June 2018

You can check out the official trailer for Jurassic Park:Fallen Kingdom below:

The newest instalment of the epic Jurassic Park franchise is here! It’s been three years since the theme park and luxury resort Jurassic World was destroyed by the dinosaurs. The island is now only home to the surviving dinosaurs who now fend for themselves in the jungles.

However, when the island’s dormant volcano begins to erupt, Owen and Claire decide they must rescue the remaining dinosaurs from this extinction-level event. Owen is driven to find Blue, his lead raptor who’s still missing in the wild, and Claire has grown a respect for these creatures she now makes her mission. Arriving on the island, their expedition uncovers a conspiracy that could return our entire planet to an uncertain order not seen since prehistoric times.

Please note: This movie will contain frightening scenes and it is recommended that you check out the trailer and rating of this movie before you take your dinosaur-loving Brisbane Kids along to see this film.

To find out more about the upcoming movie Jurassic Park:Fallen Kingdom click here

Hotel Transylvania 3 – A Monster Vacation

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Release Date: 28th June 2018

You can check out the official trailer for  Hotel Transylvania 3 – A Monster Vacation below:

Drac is getting lonely and wants to find someone he can date. Mavis mistakes his loneliness for stress and so decides to book the whole monster family on a monster cruise ship so that Drac can get a vacation from the Hotel. It’s all smooth sailing as the monsters indulge in all of the shipboard fun the cruise has to offer, from delicious food to exotic excursions, and catching up on their moon tans. But the dream vacation turns into a nightmare when Mavis realizes Drac has fallen for the mysterious captain of the ship, Ericka, who has a monster plan to destroy all of monsterkind.

The all star cast includes Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kevin James, Fran Drescher, David Spade, Joe Jonas and Chrissy Teigen.

To find out more about the upcoming Hotel Transylvania 3- A Monster Vacation click here

Ant-Man and the Wasp

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Release Date: 5 July 2018

You can check out the official trailer for Antman and the Wasp below:

Marvel Studios’ Ant-Man and The Wasp | Official Australian Trailer

Ant-Man and the Wasp is the latest Marvel Studio movie, a sequel to the popular Ant-Man based on the comic book hero. Ant-Man and the Wasp starts where Atman, the original movie, finished. Lang (Ant-Man) after his dramatic downfall in Germany is under house arrest and forbidden to work with Pym and Hope. However after being able to access the  quantum realm Pym and Hope realise that they may in fact be able to rescue their wife and mother, Janet. Realising they cannot save Janet nor defeat the ‘ghost’ without Ant-Man, they kidnap him and mend all broken bridges in order to save the loves of their lives.

Antman and the Wasp The Review

We were lucky enough to get a sneak peak of Ant-Man and the Wasp before it was released to the general public. The whole family loved it! The movie not only has a great storyline but also lots of action and laughs! The characters in the movie are perfect, Paul Rudd is a great superhero and the movie is both charming and funny- not something I thought I would say about a Marvel movie! Of course the action is also there with a great car chase through the famous streets of San Francisco!

I should add that we watched the movie in 3D which was awesome so if you have the option, book the 3D tickets!

Antman and the Wasp is rated PG and is a great holiday movie for families with tweens.

Discount Family Movie Tickets, $11 family passes

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Get ready to have an INCREDIBLE school holidays at Event Cinemas and enjoy MONSTER savings with Cinebuzz when you see the BIG family films! Save with Cinebuzz tickets from just $11* for the big family flicks.  Best of all – membership is free!

Embark upon a luxury cruise with Drac and his family in Hotel Transylvania 3: A Monster Vacation or join the world’s favourite superhero family in Disney·Pixar’s “Incredibles 2” for $11* for all sessions before 5pm daily during the school holidays.

Plus join in the fun with your local Event Cinemas’ calendar of free school holiday activities to enjoy before your movie!  And show off your creative flair and enter the Hotel Transylvania 3 colouring competition and you could win an awesome prize pack! Make sure you pick up a calendar and competition entry form at your local Event Cinema these holidays or download from the website.

For the older kids, make sure you check out the special family fun screening of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom on Sunday 8th July with pre-film activities from 10am and film from 10.30am at select Event Cinemas.  Every child ticket get a bonus^  Mattel® mini Jurassic World Dinosaur. ^While stocks last.  The kids can also escape BIG with Vmax and see Marvel Studio’s “Ant-Man and the Wasp” in cinemas July 5th.

With so much happening and great family member prices, the best way to stay in the loop is to join Cinebuzz. Best of all – membership is free!  So sign up now for an INCREDIBALLY FUN school holidays! Join now at


*Online booking fee applies. Cinebuzz offer valid between 30/6/18 – 15/7/18.  Vmax and 3D surcharges apply. Offer valid for Cinebuzz members only. Only valid for the following films: Disney·Pixar’s “Incredibles 2” and Hotel Transylvania 3: A Monster Vacation.  Not valid for sessions after 5pm.  3D glasses additional $1ea if required. Not valid in Gold Class or special events.  Not valid with any other offer.


To find some old movie favourites to watch on DVD or Netflicks over the school holidays or for the best cinema experiences, check out our Movies We Love section. For more fun school holiday ideas make sure you check out our Brisbane Kids Event Calendar or sign up for our newsletter here 

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