Kitchener-Waterloo Movie Reviews
Reviews and "trailers" for movies currently playing in
Kitchener-Waterloo, Cabmridge and Guelph (88 screens) (updated for week of Thursday July 23, 2015 (updated Friday July 24)):
New Releases (for week of Thursday July 23, 2015 (updated Friday July 24))
Coming Next Week
A LEGO Brickumentary ---Friday, July 31, 2015
A look at the global culture and appeal of the LEGO building-block toys.
Best of Enemies---Friday, July 31, 2015
'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.
Listen to Me Marlon---Friday, July 31, 2015
The definitive Marlon Brando cinema documentary. Charting his exceptional career as a stage & screen actor, from Marlon's perspective, entirely in his own voice.
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation---Friday, July 31, 2015
Ethan and team (Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson) take on their most impossible mission yet, eradicating the Syndicate - an International rogue organization as highly skilled as they are, committed to destroying the IMF.
The End of the Tour---Friday, July 31, 2015
The story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky (Jesse Eisenberg) and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace, (Jason Segel) which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace's groundbreaking epic novel, 'Infinite Jest.'
Vacation---Friday, July 31, 2015
Rusty Griswold (Ed Helms) takes his own family (Christina Applegate, Skyler Gisondo, Steele Stebbins) on a road trip to "Walley World" in order to spice things up with his wife and reconnect with his sons.
Currently Showing Movies
Armed with a super-suit with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, con-man Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym (Michael Douglas), plan and pull off a heist that will save the world. (also:Evangeline Lilly, Hayley Atwell, Michael Peña)
Carol, a widow in her 70's (Blythe Danner), is forced to confront her fears about love, family, and death. After her routine is rattled she decides to start dating again and falls into relationships with two very different men (Martin Starr, Sam Elliott).
A manic-depressive mess of a father (Mark Ruffalo) tries to win back his wife by attempting to take full responsibility of their two young, spirited daughters, who don't make the overwhelming task any easier.
After a girl moves to a new home, her emotions are plunged into chaos as they compete for control of her mind (voices: Diane Lane, Amy Poehler, Kyle MacLachlan, Mindy Kaling).
A documentary about fashion icon Iris Apfel from legendary documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles.
Twenty-two years later, Isla Nublar now features a fully functioning dinosaur theme park, but after 10 years of operation it adds a new attraction to re-spark visitors' interest (Chris Pratt, Judy Greer, Ty Simpkins, Bryce Dallas Howard ).
In the 1960s, Beach Boys leader Brian Wilson (John Cusack, Paul Dano) struggles with emerging psychosis as he attempts to craft his avant-garde pop masterpiece. Later, In the 1980s, he is under the watch of a shady therapist (Paul Giamatti ).
Three years after Mike bowed out of the stripper life at the top of his game, he and the remaining Kings of Tampa ( Channing Tatum, Joe Manganiello, Matt Bomer, Adam Rodriguez) hit the road to Myrtle Beach to put on one last blow-out performance.
A teenage filmmaker befriends a classmate with cancer (Olivia Cooke, Nick Offerman, Connie Britton, Jon Bernthal).
Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world. (voices: Pierre Coffin, Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton)
Productions from London's National Theatre, simulcast in movie theatre.
A young man and his friends (Cara Delevingne, Nat Wolff, Halston Sage, Cara Buono) embark upon the road trip of their lives to find the missing girl next door.
When aliens misinterpret video feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war, they attack the Earth in the form of the video games. (Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Michelle Monaghan, Peter Dinklage)
A boxer (Jake Gyllenhaal) fights his way to the top, only to find his life falling apart around him (also: Rachel McAdams, Naomie Harris, Forest Whitaker).
A desk-bound CIA analyst (Melissa McCarthy) volunteers to go undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent diabolical global disaster. (also: Rose Byrne, Jason Statham, Morena Baccarin)
John Connor (Jason Clarke) sends Kyle Reese (Jai Courtney) back in time to protect Sarah Connor (Emilia Clarke), but when he arrives in 1984, nothing is as he expected it to be. (also: Arnold Schwarzenegger)
20 years after a horrific accident during a small town school play, students (Cassidy Gifford, Pfeifer Brown, Ryan Shoos, Reese Mishler) at the school resurrect the failed show in a misguided attempt to honor the anniversary of the tragedy.
Having thought that monogamy was never possible, a commitment-phobic career woman (Amy Schumer) may have to face her fears when she meets a good guy (Bill Hader).