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Published April 12th 2019
The best school holiday movies to see this April
The April school holidays are upon us, and if you're not lucky enough to be heading away over Easter, there are plenty of ways to keep the kids entertained, including a trip to the movies. There is a movie for just above every age and interest, so head on over to your local cinema for popcorn, pop-tops and a couple of hours away from reality.
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Back of the Net
Back of the Net features Sofia Wylie from Andi Mack as Cory, an American science student who accidentally ends up at an Australian soccer academy and is forced to endure the term, despite not knowing a thing about soccer. Luckily for Cory, she is welcomed by her fabulously upbeat roommates and is taught the ways of the game, while bringing a scientific aspect to the sport and battling the film's antagonist, mean-girl Edie. It's got everything you would expect from a tween movie and more, including rivalry, romance, friendship and a hit of girl power! You can read a full review here watch the trailer below.
Dumbo is the latest in a spate of Disney animated features to be brought to life in recent months. Directed by Tim Burton, it tells the story of a circus owner Max, former circus star Holt and his children Milly and Joe and a newborn baby elephant named Dumbo with oversized ears. Dumbo's ears make him the laughing stock of the already struggling circus, but things quickly change once they discover Dumbo can fly and the circus makes an incredible comeback. Dumbo stars Danny DeVito, Michael Keaton, Colin Farrell and Eva Green. You can read a full review here and watch the trailer below.
The Lego Movie 2
The heroes of Bricksburg are reunited for the LEGO® Movie 2! In this much-anticipated sequel to the critically acclaimed, global box office phenomenon, our little brick heroes must save their beloved city from a huge new threat: LEGO DUPLO® invaders from outer space. The invaders are wrecking everything at an alarming rate and the battle to defeat them and restore harmony to the LEGO® universe takes Emmet, Lucy, Batman and their friends far away to unexplored worlds, including a strange, musical galaxy. You can view the trailer below.
Wonder Park tells the story of the wildly creative June and her magnificent imagination. When the park of her dreams needs saving, only June's imagination can bring it back to life. Wonder Park features the voices of some big-name Hollywood stars such as Mila Kunis, Matthew Broderick and Jennifer Garner, along with Australian radio duo Ryan 'Fitzy' Fitzgerald and Michael 'Wippa' Wipfli as animated beaver brothers Gus and Cooper. You can view the trailer below.
A Dog's Way Home
Bella is a sparky, loveable pup on an incredible journey to return home to the person who saved her. With every step she takes along her fun yet somewhat dangerous adventure, she helps many people as she slowly gets closer to the home she knew and the person she loves. You can read a full review here and watch the trailer below.
So settle in for some cinematic fun and get the kids out of the house these April school holidays.