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July 2019 marks 50 years since mankind landed on the moon.
To celebrate Palace Barracks are screening a festival of intergalactic proportion!
Join us Friday nights at 7pm as we explore the final frontier.
July 19th , 7:00pm
Palace Barracks – 2001: A Space Odyssey
Stanley Kubrick redefined the limits of filmmaking in his classic science fiction masterpiece, a contemplation on the nature of humanity, 2001: A Space Odyssey. Stone Age Earth: In the presence of a mysterious black obelisk, pre-humans discover the use of tools–and weapons–violently taking first steps toward intelligence. 1999: On Earth’s moon astronauts uncover another mysterious black obelisk. 2001: Between Earth and Jupiter, the spacecraft’s intelligent computer makes a mistake that kills most of the human crew–then continues to kill to hide its error. Beyond Time: The sole survivor of the journey to Jupiter ascends to the next level of humanity.
July 26th , 7:00pm
Palace Barracks – Moon
Sam Bell is nearing the completion of his 3-year-long contract with Lunar Industries, mining Earth’s primary source of energy on the dark side of the moon. Alone with only the base’s vigilant computer Gerty as his sole companion, Bell’s extended isolation has taken its toll. He longs to return home, but a terrible accident on the lunar surface leads to a disturbing discovery that contributes to his growing sense of paranoia and dislocation so many miles away from home.
August 2nd , 7:00pm
Palace Barracks – Cowboy Bebop
The year is 2071. When villains blow up a tanker truck on Highway One, a deadly virus is released, killing hundreds of innocent people. This is merely the beginning of a greater threat to human kind and, fearing a more devastating biochemical attack, a significant reward is offered for the successful capture and arrest of the evil culprits.Bored with their current situation Spike and his rag-tag crew of bounty hunters aboard the Spaceship Bebop accept the challenge wholeheartedly – determined to track down the bad guys one way or another and cash in their reward. Ahead of them is an adventure like nothing they have ever imagined.A cult spin-off from the successful Anime TV series, brought to life by the famed Japanese Sunrise Animation Studios, Cowboy Bebop: The Movie is an electrifying full-tilt trip into a vast, colourful and dangerous galaxy.
August 9th , 7:00pm
Palace Barracks – Aliens
This time it’s war! In this action-packed sequel to Alien, Sigourney Weaver returns as Ripley, the only survivor from mankind’s first encounter with the monstrous Alien. Her account of the Alien and the fate of her crew are received with skepticism – until the mysterious disappearance of colonists on LV-426 leads her to join a team of high-tech colonial marines sent in to investigate.