Halifax Movie Reviews
Reviews and "trailers" for movies currently playing in
Greater Halifax, Nova Scotia (72 screens) (updated for week of Friday February 5th):
New Releases (for week of Friday February 5th)
Coming Next Week
Deadpool---Friday, February 12, 2016
A former Special Forces operative turned mercenary (Ryan Reynolds) is subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers and adopts the alter ego Deadpool. (also: Morena Baccarin, , Gina Carano, T.J. Miller)
How to Be Single---Friday, February 12, 2016
New York City is full of lonely hearts (Dakota Johnson, Alison Brie, Leslie Mann, Rebel Wilson) seeking the right match, together learning how to be single in a world filled with ever-evolving definitions of love.
Zoolander 2---Friday, February 12, 2016
Derek and Hansel (Will Ferrell, Owen Wilson) are modelling again when an opposing company attempts to take them out from the business. (also: Olivia Munn, Benedict Cumberbatch, Kristen Wiig)
Currently Showing Movies
'Best of Enemies' is a documentary about the legendary series of nationally televised 1968 debates between two great public intellectuals: the liberal Gore Vidal and the conservative William F. Buckley Jr.
In a small town nestled in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia, self-proclaimed spinster Ave Maria Mulligan finds her life shaken up and forever changed after learning a long-buried family secret. (Patrick Wilson, Ashley Judd, Jane Krakowski)
In 1950s Ireland and New York, young Eilis Lacey (Saoirse Ronan) has to choose between two men (Domhnall Gleeson, Michael Zegen) and two countries.
A mild-mannered stepdad (Will Ferrell) stepdad to his wife's (Linda Cardellin) two children, has complications when their freewheeling and freeloading real father (Mark Wahlberg) arrives and competes for the kids' affection..
Right before his wedding, an uptight guy (Zac Efron ) is tricked into driving his grandfather (Robert De Niro), a perverted former Army general, to Florida for spring break (also:Julianne Hough, Zoey Deutch).
A parody of the popular film/novel 50 Shades of Gray. (Jane Seymour, Marlon Wayans, Kali Hawk, Mike Epps)
A Hollywood fixer in the 1950s works to keep the studio's stars (Channing Tatum, Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton, Ralph Fiennes) in line.
A skilled thief (Leonardo DiCaprio) is able to steal valuable secrets from the subconscious mind during the dream state ("inception"), for corporate espionage and is give one last heist.
Continuing his "legendary adventures of awesomeness", Po must face two hugely epic, but different threats: one supernatural and the other a little closer to his home. (voices: Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Jackie Chan)
In a post-apocalyptic world, in which people fight to the death, Max (Tom Hardy) teams up with a mysterious woman, Furiousa, to try and survive. (Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Zoë Kravitz)
Productions from the Metropolitan Opera in New York, simulcast in movie theatres
Displaced from their Arctic home, a polar bear named Norm and his three lemming friends wind up in New York City, where Norm becomes the mascot of a corporatio, tied to his homeland.(voices: Rob Schneider, Heather Graham, Bill Nighy, Zachary Gordon)
Jane Austen's classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England (Stars: Lily James, Lena Headey, Douglas Booth, Matt Smith is faced with a new challenge -- an army of undead zombies.
As his wedding day approaches, Ben (Kevin Hart) heads to Miami with his soon-to-be brother-in-law James (Ice Cube) to bring down a drug dealer who's supplying the dealers of Atlanta with product. 9also: Olivia Munn, Glen Powell)
Escaping from the captivity in which they have been held for half a decade, a young woman (Brie Larson) and her five-year-old son (Jacob Tremblay) struggle to adjust to the strange, terrifying and wondrous world outside their one-room prison.(also: Joan Allen, William H. Macy)
Two sisters (Amy Poehler, Tina Fey) decide to throw one last house party (also: John Cena, John Leguizamo ) before their parents sell their family home.
In the horror of 1944 Auschwitz, a prisoner forced to burn the corpses of his own people finds moral survival upon trying to salvage from the flames the body of a boy he takes for his son.
A continuation of the saga created by George Lucas and set thirty years after Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver)
Four waves of increasingly deadly alien attacks have left most of Earth decimated. Cassie (Chloë Grace Moretz) is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother.9ALSO:Liev Schreiber, Maika Monroe, Maria Bello)
(Stars: Brad Pitt, Finn Wittrock, Christian Bale, Karen Gillan) in the world of high-finance who predicted the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s decide to take on the big banks for their lack of foresight and greed.
An American nanny (Lauren Cohan) is shocked that her new English family's boy is actually a life-sized doll. She follows a list of strict rules, and begins to believe that the doll is really alive. (Rupert Evans, Ben Robson, Diana Hardcastle )
Travis and Gabby ( Benjamin Walke, Teresa Palmer) first meet as neighbors in a small coastal town and wind up in a relationship that is tested by life's most defining events.
The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952 (Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Eric Bana, Rachel Brosnahan).
In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio), sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead (Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson, Will Poulter) after a bear mauling.