Kitchener-Waterloo Movie Reviews
Reviews and "trailers" for movies currently playing in
Kitchener-Waterloo, Cabmridge and Guelph (88 screens) (updated for week of Friday January 13th):
New Releases (for week of Friday January 13th)
Coming Next Week
Kedi ---Friday, January 20, 2017
A profile of an ancient city and its unique people, seen through the eyes of the most mysterious and beloved animal humans have ever known, the Cat.
Split---Friday, January 20, 2017
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.
The Founder---Friday, January 20, 2017
The story of McDonald's founder Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton).(also: Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch, Linda Cardellini)
The Red Turtle---Friday, January 20, 2017
The dialogue-less film follows the major life stages of a castaway on a deserted tropical island populated by turtles, crabs and birds.
The Resurrection of Gavin Stone---Friday, January 20, 2017
A washed-up former child star (Brett Dalton), doing community service at a local megachurch, pretends to be a Christian to land the part of Jesus in their annual Passion Play, only to realize that this is the most important role of his life
xXx: Return of Xander Cage---Friday, January 20, 2017
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)
Currently Showing Movies
A boy seeks the help of a tree monster to cope with his single mom's terminal illness. (Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones, Lewis MacDougall, Liam Neeson)
A linguist (Amy Adams) is recruited by the military to assist in translating alien communications (also: Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg)
When Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) explores the memories of his ancestor Aguilar and gains the skills of a Master Assassin, he discovers he is a descendant of the secret Assassins society. (Marion Cotillard, Essie Davis, Jeremy Irons)
A successful businesswoman (Isabelle Huppert) gets caught up in a game of cat and mouse as she tracks down the unknown man who raped her. (also:Laurent Lafitte, Anne Consigny, Charles Berling)
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 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)
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.
An inspector hunts down Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, (Luis Gnecco) who becomes a fugitive in his home country in the late 1940s for joining the Communist Party. (Gael García Bernal, Alfredo Castro)
An art gallery owner (Amy Adams) is haunted by her ex-husband's novel, a violent thriller she interprets as a veiled threat and a symbolic revenge tale. (laso:Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon, Aaron Taylor-Johnson)
When his uptight CEO sister threatens to shut down his branch, the branch manager throws an epic Christmas party to land a big client and save the day, but the party gets way out of hand... (Kate McKinnon, Olivia Munn, Jamie Chung, Jennifer Aniston)
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)
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 Eagle Huntress follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, as she trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter.