Movies are at a premium these Easter school holidays, tossing up massive variety from a lovable flying elephant, a body swap comedy reminiscent of BIG, an animated fantasy of a girl dreaming of the perfect amusement park, to the return of a Monty Python cult favourite. Horror aficionados are well catered for, including an addition to The Conjuring universe, while superhero fans will rejoice with the colossal Avengers finale.
DUMBO (PG 112 min) Best suitable from age 7. Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Eva Green. Disney live action of classic animation is darker in tone but the magic of this flying elephant remains.
SHAZAM (M 132 min) Best suitable from age 12. Asher Angel, Zachary Levi, Meagan Good. Origin comedy of a runaway foster kid who gains powers transforming into an inept adult superhero.
WONDERPARK (PG 85 min) Best suitable from age 4. Sofia Mali, Jennifer Garner, Matthew Broderick. A young girl obsessed with amusement parks uses her wild imagination to create the ultimate fun.
PET SEMATARY (MA 101 min) Best suitable from age 17. Jason Clarke, John Lithgow, Amy Seimetz. Remake of 1989 cult film of Stephen King novel ramps up scares, tragedy, gore. Animal lovers beware.
LEGO MOVIE 2 (PG 107 min) Best suitable from age 7. Chris Pratt, Jason Momoa, Elizabeth Banks. The world of little bricks comes alive for a second story negating plot for multiple pop culture activity.
CAPTAIN MARVEL (PG 123 min) Best suitable from age 10. Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Gemma Chan. Solid action origin of a femalien visitor to earth helping save our blue planet becoming a superhero.
LITTLE (PG 109 min) Best suitable from age 10. Regina Hall, Tracee Ellis Ross, Rachel Dratch. When a workaholic closes in on career burnout she transforms BIG (1988) style, into her younger self.
HELLBOY (R 120 min) Restricted 18 years or over. David Harbour, Milla Jovovich, Ian McShane. Violent graphic novel incarnation of Hellboy, a misfit adapting between two worlds fighting sorcery.
THE AFTERMATH (M 108 min) Best suitable from age 16. Keira Knightley, Jason Clarke, Kate Phillips. Romantic entanglements post WW2 in a Hamburg house create tensions when the owner arrives.
OPENING APRIL 18
MONTY PYTHON'S LIFE OF BRIAN (M 94 min). John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle. 40th anniversary celebration of 1979 British comedy troupe religious satire.
CURSE OF THE WEEPING WOMAN (M 96 min). Raymond Cruz, Linda Cardellini, Marisol Ramirez. A troubled mum ignores a warning regarding supernatural realms.
OPENING APRIL 24
AVENGERS ENDGAME (Unclassified 181 min). Robert Downey, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans. No explanation needed.