Kitchener-Waterloo Movie Reviews
Reviews and "trailers" for movies currently playing in
Kitchener-Waterloo, Cabmridge and Guelph (88 screens) (updated for week of Friday November 27, 2015):
New Releases (for week of Friday November 27, 2015)
Coming Next Week
Hitchcock/Truffaut---Friday, December 04, 2015
Filmmakers discuss how Francois Truffaut's 1966 book "Cinema According to Hitchcock" influenced their work.
Krampus---Friday, December 04, 2015
A boy (sequences of horror violence/terror, language and some drug material |) who has a bad Christmas ends up accidentally summoning a Christmas demon to his family (Toni Collette, Allison Tolman, David Koechner) home.
Life---Friday, December 04, 2015
A photographer (Robert Pattinson) for Life Magazine is assigned to shoot pictures of James Dean (Dane DeHaan).
Macbeth---Friday, December 04, 2015
Macbeth, an ambitious Thane of Scotland, (Michael Fassbender,) prophecied by witches to become King of Scotland, and spurred to action by his wife (Elizabeth Debicki) to murder his king to take the throne.
The World of Kanako---Friday, December 04, 2015
As former detective Akikazu searches for his missing daughter, Kanako, he soon learns she has a mysterious secret life. (Kôji Yakusho, Nana Komatsu, Satoshi Tsumabuki, Hiroya Shimizu)
Youth---Friday, December 04, 2015
While a retired orchestra conductor (Michael Caine) is on holiday with his daughter and his film director best-friend (Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz, Paul Dano) in the Alps, and is invited by Queen Elizabeth II to perform for Prince Philip's birthday.
Currently Showing Movies
On Christmas night at the North Pole, Santa's youngest son looks to use his father's high-tech operation for an urgent mission (voices: James McAvoy, Jim Broadbent and Bill Nighy)
The former World Heavyweight Champion
Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) serves as a
trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson (Michael
B. Jordan), the son of his late friend and former
rival Apollo Creed.
A teenager teams up with the daughter of young adult horror author R.L. Stine (Jack Black) after the writer's imaginary demons are set free on the town of Greendale, Maryland.(also: Odeya Rush, Halston Sage, Dylan Minnette).
When four generations of the Cooper clan come together for their annual Christmas Eve celebration, a series of unexpected visitors & unlikely events lead to a rediscovery of family bonds and holiday spirit (Olivia Wilde, Amanda Seyfried, Marisa Tomei)
Productions from London's National Theatre, simulcast in movie theatre.
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)
A tight-knit team of rising investigators, along with their supervisor, (Chiwetel Ejiofor, Nicole Kidman, Julia Roberts) is suddenly torn apart when they discover that one of their own teenage daughters has been brutally murdered.
A cryptic message from Bond's past sends him (Daniel Craig) on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.
The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.(Rachel McAdams, Mark Ruffalo, Liev Schreiber, Michael Keaton)
Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac, Steve Jobs (Michael Fassbender) takes us behind the scenes of the digital revolution to paint a portrait of the man at its epicenter (also:Kate Winslet, Seth Rogen).
The foot soldiers of the early feminist movement (Helena Bonham Carter, Carey Mulligan, Meryl Streep), women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State.
An epic journey into the world of dinosaurs where an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend. (voices: Raymond Ochoa, Jeffrey Wright, Steve Zahn, A.J. Buckley)
After being symbolized as the "Mockingjay",
Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and
District 13 engage in an all-out revolution
against the autocratic Capitol.(also: Josh
Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody
141 mins. Some strong coarse language, injury images, and brief nudity During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney ( Matt Damon,) is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. (also:Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig)
In New York City for their longtime annual
tradition of Christmas Eve debauchery, three
lifelong best friends set out to find the Holy Grail
of Christmas parties (Joseph Gordon-Levitt,
Miley Cyrus, Lizzy Caplan, Seth Rogen)
Snoopy embarks upon his greatest mission as he and his team take to the skies to pursue their arch-nemesis, while his best pal Charlie Brown begins his own epic quest back home. (voice:Francesca Capaldi, Madisyn Shipman, Noah Schnapp, Venus Schultheis)
The successful career of Hollywood screenwriter, Dalton Trumbo (Bryan Cranston), comes to an end when he is blacklisted in the 1940s for being a Communist (also: Elle Fanning, Diane Lane, John Goodman ).