Halifax Movie Reviews
Reviews and "trailers" for movies currently playing in
Greater Halifax, Nova Scotia (72 screens) (updated for week of Friday January 20th):
New Releases (for week of Friday January 20th)
Coming Next Week
A Dog's Purpose---Friday, January 27, 2017
A dog looks to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes and owners (Britt Robertson, Josh Gad, Dennis Quaid, Logan Miller).
Bastards---Friday, January 27, 2017
Upon learning that their mother has been lying to them for years about their allegedly deceased father, two fraternal twin brothers hit the road in order to find him. (J.K. Simmons, Owen Wilson, Katie Aselton, Glenn Close)
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter---Friday, January 27, 2017
Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) in humanity's final stand against the undead must return to The Hive in Raccoon City.
The Salesman---Friday, January 27, 2017
Forushande (The Salesman) is the story of a couple whose relationship begins to turn sour during their performance of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman (Shahab Hosseini, Taraneh Alidoosti, Babak Karimi, Mina Sada).
Un Padre No Tan Padre---Friday, January 27, 2017
A good old fashioned Mexican patriarch (Héctor Bonilla) gets expelled from his retirement home, his younger son Francisco takes him in and he learns the truth about his son and his way of living (Camila Selser, Jacqueline Bracamontes, Zamia Fandiño).
Currently Showing Movies
The story of three women (Elle Fanning, Greta Gerwig, Annette Bening) who explore love and freedom in Southern California during the late 1970s.
The adventures of writer Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) in New York's secret community of witches and wizards (Ezra Miller, Colin Farrell, Zoë Kravitz) seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.
An African-American father (Denzel Washington) struggles with race relations in the United States while trying to raise his family in the 1950s and coming to terms with the events of his life. (also Viola Davis, Mykelti Williamson, Russell Hornsby)
A divorced dad and his ex-con brother resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family's farm in West Texas. (Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Katy Mixon, Jeff Bridges)
A team of African-American women provide NASA with important mathematical data needed to launch the program's first successful space missions. (Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle MonŠe, Kevin Costner)
A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family. (Rooney Mara, Nicole Kidman, Dev Patel, David Wenham)
A story set in the Prohibition Era and centered around a group of individuals and their dealings in the world of organized crime. (Zoe Saldana, Ben Affleck, Elle Fanning, Scott Eastwood)
An uncle is forced to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy's father dies. (Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler, Lucas Hedges)
Productions from the Metropolitan Opera in New York, simulcast in movie theatres
A young woman uses her navigational
talents to set sail for a fabled island.
Joining her on the adventure is her hero,
the legendary demi-god Maui. (voices:
Dwayne Johnson, Alan Tudyk, Jemaine
Clement, Nicole Scherzinger)
Looking for any way to get away from the life and town he was born into, Tripp (Lucas Till), a high school senior, builds a Monster Truck from bits and pieces of scrapped cars. (other voices: Jane Levy, Rob Lowe, Amy Ryan)
Productions from London's National Theatre, simulcast in movie theatre.
A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early.(Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt, Michael Sheen, Andy Garcia)
The Boston Police Commissioner's (John Goodman) actions around the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath and the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists behind it. (alsoMelissa Benoist, Michelle Monaghan, Mark Wahlberg, J.K. Simmons)
Rebellion makes a risky move to steal the plans to the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow. (Felicity Jones, Mads Mikkelsen, Ben Mendelsohn, Forest Whitaker)
In the seventeenth century, two Jesuit priests face violence and persecution when they travel to Japan to locate their mentor and propagate Christianity. (Andrew Garfield, Liam Neeson, Adam Driver, Ciarán Hinds)
A koala named Buster Moon has one final chance to restore his theater to its former glory by producing the world's greatest singing competition. (voices: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson)
After three girls (Anya Taylor-Joy, Haley Lu Richardson, Kim Director) are kidnapped by a man (James McAvoy) with 24 duel personalities, some of which can help them while running away and staying alive.
When an island populated by happy, flightless birds is visited by mysterious green piggies, three unlikely outcast birds figure out what the pigs are up to. (voices: Peter Dinklage, Tituss Burgess, Jason Sudeikis, Sean Penn)
Three friends (Douglas Smith, Lucien Laviscount, Cressida Bonas, ) stumble upon the horrific origins of the Bye Bye Man (Doug Jones), a mysterious figure they discover is the root cause of the evil behind man's most unspeakable acts.
The story of McDonald's founder Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton).(also: Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch, Linda Cardellini)
Vampire death dealer, Selene (Kate Beckinsale) fights to end the eternal war between the Lycan clan and the Vampire faction that betrayed her. (also:Theo James, Lara Pulver, Tobias Menzies)