Kitchener-Waterloo Movie Reviews

Reviews and "trailers" for movies currently playing in Kitchener-Waterloo, Cabmridge and Guelph (88 screens) (updated for week of Friday February 17th):

Click on Movie name below to see all showtimes at local theatres for that movie.
Click on to view movie trailer. Ratings are out of five stars 5 out of 5.

New Releases (for week of Friday February 17th)

2.5 Star Rating

A Cure for Wellness

An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company's CEO from an idyllic but mysterious "wellness center" at a remote location in the Swiss Alps but soon suspects that the spa's miraculous treatments are not what they seem.
YouTube movie trailer for A Cure for Wellness Movie Trailer

2 Star Rating

Fist Fight

When one school teacher (Charlie Day) gets the other (Ice Cube) fired, he is challenged to an after-school fight.
YouTube movie trailer for Fist Fight Movie Trailer

2.5 Star Rating

The Great Wall

European mercenaries (Matt Damon, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe, with Tian Jing) searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.
YouTube movie trailer for The Great Wall Movie Trailer

Coming Next Week

Bitter Harvest---Friday, February 24, 2017

A powerful tale of love, honour, rebellion and survival during the time Joseph Stalin imposed a genocidal famine on Ukraine (Barry Pepper, Terence Stamp, Max Irons, Tom Austen).
Movie Trailer

Get Out---Friday, February 24, 2017

A young African-American man (Daniel Kaluuya ) visits his Caucasian girlfriend's (Allison Williams) mysterious family estate (also: Lakeith Stanfield, Catherine Keener, Bradley Whitford).
Movie Trailer

Rock Dog---Friday, February 24, 2017

When a radio falls from the sky into the hands of a wide-eyed Tibetan Mastiff, he leaves home to fulfill his dream of becoming a musician,leading to unexpected events. (voices: Luke Wilson, Eddie Izzard, J.K. Simmons, Lewis Black)
Movie Trailer

Tulip Fever---Friday, February 24, 2017

An artist (Dane DeHaan) falls for a young married woman (Alicia Vikander) while he's commissioned to paint her portrait during the Tulip mania of 17th century Amsterdam, (Also: Christoph Waltz )
Movie Trailer

Currently Showing Movies


4 Star Rating

Godzilla

The world's most famous monster is pitted against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity's scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence.(starring: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Bryan Cranston, Ken Watanabe)
 Godzilla Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


2.5 Star Rating

A Cure for Wellness

An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company's CEO from an idyllic but mysterious "wellness center" at a remote location in the Swiss Alps but soon suspects that the spa's miraculous treatments are not what they seem.
A Cure for Wellness Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


2 Star Rating

A Dog's Purpose

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).
A Dog Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

Fences

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)
Fences Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


2 Star Rating

Fifty Shades Darker

While Christian (Jamie Dornan ) wrestles with his inner demons, Anastasia (Dakota Johnson) must confront the anger and envy of the women who came before her.
Fifty Shades Darker Movie Trailer Movie Trailer

0 Star Rating

Film Festival

Annual film festival - see their website for film details, theatres and showtimes (see festival website for more details)


2 Star Rating

Fist Fight

When one school teacher (Charlie Day) gets the other (Ice Cube) fired, he is challenged to an after-school fight.
Fist Fight Movie Trailer Movie Trailer

2.5 Star Rating

Halloween II

A woman (Scout Taylor-Compton) tries to come to terms with her brother's (Tyler Mane) deadly return to Haddonfield, Illinois; while he prepares for another reunion with his sister.
Halloween II Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

Hidden Figures

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 Monáe, Kevin Costner)
Hidden Figures Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

Jackie

Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy (Natalie Portman) fights through grief and trauma, console her children, and define her husband's historic legacy.(and Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup)
Jackie  Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

John Wick: Chapter 2

The continuing adventures of former hitman, John Wick (Keanu Reeves, with Ruby Rose, Bridget Moynahan, Ian McShane).
John Wick: Chapter 2 Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3 Star Rating

Lion

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)
Lion Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

Manchester by the Sea

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)
Manchester by the Sea Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

Metropolitan Opera (New York)

Productions from the Metropolitan Opera in New York, simulcast in movie theatres


4 Star Rating

Moonlight

A timeless story of human self-discovery and connection, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood, growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami. (Mahershala Ali, Shariff Earp, Duan Sanderso)
Moonlight Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


2.5 Star Rating

Rings

A young woman (Matilda Anna Ingrid Lutz) finds herself on the receiving end of a terrifying curse that threatens to take her life in 7 days. (also: Vincent D'Onofrio, Laura Wiggins, Aimee Teegarden, Johnny Galecki)
Rings Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4.5 Star Rating

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

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)
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

Sing

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)
Sing Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

Split

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.
Split Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

The Founder

The story of McDonald's founder Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton).(also: Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch, Linda Cardellini)
The Founder Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


2.5 Star Rating

The Great Wall

European mercenaries (Matt Damon, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe, with Tian Jing) searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.
The Great Wall Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

The Lego Batman Movie

Bruce Wayne must not only deal with the criminals of Gotham City, but also the responsibility of raising a boy he adopted. (voices: enny Slate, Will Arnett, Ralph Fiennes, Zach Galifianakis )
The Lego Batman Movie Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4.5 Star Rating

The Red Turtle

The dialogue-less film follows the major life stages of a castaway on a deserted tropical island populated by turtles, crabs and birds.
The Red Turtle Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

The Salesman

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).
The Salesman Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3 Star Rating

xXx: Return of Xander Cage

Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) is left for dead after an incident, though he secretly returns to action for a new, tough assignment with his handler Augustus Gibbons.(also: Deepika Padukone, Donnie Yen, Ruby Rose)
xXx: Return of Xander Cage Movie Trailer Movie Trailer

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