Halifax Movie Reviews
Reviews and "trailers" for movies currently playing in
Greater Halifax, Nova Scotia (72 screens) (updated for week of Friday May 20th):
New Releases (for week of Friday May 20th)
Coming Next Week
Alice Through the Looking Glass---Friday, May 27, 2016
Alice (Mia Wasikowska) returns to the whimsical world of Wonderland and travels back in time to save the Mad Hatter (Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman).
As I AM: The Life and Times of DJ AM---Friday, May 27, 2016
A retrospective look at the life and work of influential electronic music DJ, Adam Goldstein, known as DJ AM. (A-Trak, Niko Achtipes, DJ AM, Nadia Angelini)
Chevalier---Friday, May 27, 2016
In the middle of the Aegean Sea, six men on a fishing trip on a luxury yacht decide to play a game. Friends will become rivals and rivals will become hungry, and the man who wins will be the best man and wear the victory ring: the Chevalier.
X-Men: Apocalypse---Friday, May 27, 2016
With the emergence of the world's first mutant, Apocalypse, the X-Men (Sophie Turner, Jennifer Lawrence, Olivia Munn, Oscar Isaac) must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.
Currently Showing Movies
A failed American businessman (Tom Hanks) looks to recoup his losses by traveling to Saudi Arabia and selling his idea to a wealthy monarch. (Ben Whishaw, Sarita Choudhury, Tom Skerritt)
Political interference in the Avengers' activities causes a rift between former allies Captain America (Chris Evans) and Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr).
After witnessing a murder, a punk rock band (Imogen Poots, Alia Shawkat, Anton Yelchin) is forced into a vicious fight for survival against a group of maniacal skinheads. (also: Patrick Stewart)
A self-help seminar inspires a sixty-something woman (Sally Field,) to romantically pursue her younger co-worker (Max Greenfield).
Friends hatch a plot to retrieve a stolen kitten by posing as drug dealers for a street gang. (voices: Will Forte, Keegan-Michael Key, Jason Mitchell, Luis Guzmán)
In the real-time, high stakes thriller Money Monster, financial TV host Lee Gates (George Clooney) and his producer Patty (Julia Roberts) are put in an explosive situation when an irate investor (Jack O'Connell) takes over their studio.
Productions from London's National Theatre, simulcast in movie theatre.
After a sorority (Selena Gomez) moves in next door, which is even more debaucherous than the fraternity before it, Mac and Kelly (Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne) have to ask for help from their former enemy, Teddy (Zac Efron).
Ratchet and Clank tells the story of two unlikely heroes as they struggle to stop a vile alien named Chairman Drek from destroying every planet in the Solana Galaxy. (voices: James Arnold Taylor, David Kaye, Jim Ward, Sylvester Stallone)
A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band and moving to London.
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)
A titan of industry (Melissa McCarthy) is sent to prison after she's caught for insider trading. When she emerges ready to rebrand herself as America's latest sweetheart, not everyone she screwed over is so quick to forgive and forget.
As two evil sisters prepare to conquer the land; two renegades - Eric the Huntsman - who previously aided Snow White in defeating Ravenna, and his forbidden lover, Sara set out to stop them.
An orphan boy is raised in the jungle with the help of a pack of wolves, a bear, and a black panther. (voices: Scarlett Johansson, Idris Elba, Christopher Walken, Bill Murray)
An ordinary LEGO minifigure, mistakenly thought to be the extraordinary MasterBuilder, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil LEGO tyrant from gluing the universe together.(voices: Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Morgan Freeman)
An aging widow from New York City follows her daughter to Los Angeles in hopes of starting a new life after her husband passes away. (Rose Byrne, Laura San Giacomo, Megalyn Echikunwoke, J.K. Simmons)
A private eye investigates the apparent suicide of a fading porn star in 1970s Los Angeles and uncovers a conspiracy (Russell Crowe, Matt Bomer, Ryan Gosling, Kim Basinger).