Colour in and win!

by Andy Bryenton

Want to win a family pass for two adults and two kids to the ANZAC Theatre in Dargaville? There are heaps of great movies playing there this summer holiday break for you to enjoy. All you have to do to go in the draw is colour in the picture on the facing page, and you could be in to win. Drop off your completed pictures to our Dargaville office or scan them or snap a photo, then email to

There are plenty of great movies to check out this holiday season, but there are three, which really stand out as being a treat for both kids and adults at once. That’s not to mention the last chapter of Star Wars, for the multi-generational fans.

Jumanji returns with the powerhouse comic duo of Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Jack Black alongside a cast of misfits trying to rescue one of their own from the world’s deadliest game.

Moving from the jungle, where the original was set (some older folks will remember the first chapter starring Robin Williams), this next chapter takes our heroes from deserts to mountains to ruined cities with a pinch of brain-swapping confusion to add to the action.

Aardman Animation’s Shaun the Sheep is back, with an intricately modelled and animated epic involving a crashed alien spaceship, a shadowy secret organisation with evil plans, and a plot to prevent ‘Farmageddon’. Can the world’s most resourceful and clever sheep outwit and interstellar conspiracy and save his home?

Finally, a third top pick features Will Smith as an animated secret agent who is smooth, cool and in control.

That’s the opposite of his genius inventor colleague Walter (played by Tom Holland), who wishes he could be a suave secret agent too.

Things take a turn for the bizarre as Smith’s character Lance has a transformative experience and Walter has to step up and face the world of high action, high-stakes spy games. Spies in Disguise will appeal to kids, and to adult fans of Mission Impossible and James Bond, who will appreciate the clever parodies of those classics.