Cinemas have high hopes for family movies despite lower Star Wars ticket sales

By Garry Maddox
Updated December 26 2016 - 8:48am, first published 8:33am
Moana (Auli'i Cravalho) sets sail with trickster demigod Maui (Dwayne Johnson) in <i>Moana</i>. Photo: Disney
Moana (Auli'i Cravalho) sets sail with trickster demigod Maui (Dwayne Johnson) in <i>Moana</i>. Photo: Disney

With Star Wars ticket sales well down this year, Australian cinema executives are hoping that family films will underpin a strong finish to 2016.

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