Guns Akimbo

Sunday, 22 March 7:30PM

  • Guns Akimbo
  • Guns Akimbo
  • Guns Akimbo
  • Guns Akimbo
  • Guns Akimbo
  • Guns Akimbo
  • Guns Akimbo

Gleefully echoing elements of Edgar Wright's Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, the Purge franchise, and videogames like Mortal Kombat, GUNS AKIMBO is hilariously dark, viciously violent, and potentially — chillingly — prescient.

Nerdy video game developer (Daniel Radcliffe) is a little too fond of stirring things up on the internet with his caustic, prodding, and antagonizing comments. One night, he makes the mistake of drunkenly dropping an inflammatory barb on a broadcast of Skizm, an illegal death-match fight club streamed live to the public. In response, Riktor (Ned Dennehy), the maniacal mastermind behind the channel, decides to force Miles' hand (or hands, as it were) and have him join the "fun." Miles wakes to find heavy pistols bolted into his bones, and learns Nix (Samara Weaving), the trigger-happy star of Skizm, is his first opponent.

Director Jason Lei Howden (Deathgasm) foretells of a future that may soon await us: drone-captured live feeds, UFC-like competitions pushed to an extreme, and online streaming platforms used for gladiatorial entertainment all around the world. As Miles navigates the underworld of Skizm, the stakes — and the ratings — have never been higher.

★★★★ "A splattery, smartly satirical Truman Show/Running Man mash-up for the content-obsessed millennial masses." - Screen-space

"It's like a Saturday morning cartoon for the criminally insane, and I mean that with love." - Atom Insider

"a delightfully absurdist, high-octane, drug-fueled video game come to life." - Film Inquiry

Pre-movie event with music from DJ Chipslut, Guzman Y Gomez food and drinks!

Pre-movie event with music from DJ Chipslut, Guzman Y Gomez food and drinks!

Join us from 6.45pm as we celebrate writer/director Jason Lei Howden latest hilarious, darkly chilling new feature starring Daniel Radcliffe & Samara Weaving, with musical tunes from Cool Perth Nights DJ Chipslut, complimentary tasty delights from Guzman Y Gomez, a glass of West Cape Howe wine or Otherside Brewing Company beer on arrival (while stocks last). Supported by Sound Solutions.


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Tuesday, 24 March 7:30PM