Kitchener-Waterloo Movie Reviews
Reviews and "trailers" for movies currently playing in
Kitchener-Waterloo, Cabmridge and Guelph (88 screens) (updated for week of Friday August 19th):
New Releases (for week of Friday August 19th)
Coming Next Week
Blood Father---Friday, August 26, 2016
An ex-con (Mel Givson) reunites with his estranged wayward 16-year old daughter to protect her from drug dealers who are trying to kill her.
Complete Unknown---Friday, August 26, 2016
As a man (Michael Shannon) contemplates moving to a new state with his wife for her graduate program, an old flame (Rachel Weisz) - a woman who often changes identities - reenters his life at a birthday dinner party.
Don't Breathe---Friday, August 26, 2016
A group of friends (Jane Levy, Stephen Lang, Dylan Minnette, Daniel Zovatto) break into the house of a wealthy blind man, thinking they'll get away with the perfect heist. They're wrong.
Hands of Stone---Friday, August 26, 2016
The legendary Roberto Duran and his equally legendary trainer Ray Arcel change each other's lives. (laso: Ellen Barkin, Ana de Armas, John Turturro)
In Order of Disappearance---Friday, August 26, 2016
The honorable citizen Nils ploughs snow in the wild winter mountains of Norway, when his son is mistakenly murdered, Nils takes action, which ignites a war between the vegan gangster "the Count" and the Serbian mafia boss Papa.
Mechanic: Resurrection---Friday, August 26, 2016
The wife (Jessica Alba) of an assassin (Jason Statham) is kidnapped to force him to complete three impossible assassinations and make them look like accidents. (Tommy Lee Jones, Michelle Yeoh)
Southside with You---Friday, August 26, 2016
Chronicles the summer 1989 afternoon when the future President of the United States of America, Barack Obama (Parker Sawyers), wooed his future First Lady (Tika Sumpter) on an epic first date across Chicago's South Side.
The Hollars---Friday, August 26, 2016
A man returns to his small hometown after learning that his mother has fallen ill and is about to undergo surgery.( Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Anna Kendrick, John Krasinski, Sharlto Copl)
Currently Showing Movies
The extraordinary true story of Operation Anthropoid, the WWII mission to assassinate SS General Reinhard Heydrich, the main architect behind the Final Solution and the Reich's third in command.. (Cillian Murphy, Jamie Dornan, Harry Lloyd, Toby Jones)
When three overworked and under-appreciated moms (Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn) are pushed beyond their limits, they ditch their conventional responsibilities for a jolt of long overdue freedom, fun, and comedic self-indulgence.
The epic story of Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston), a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brothe. After years at sea, Judah returns to his homeland to seek revenge, but finds redemption. (Nazanin Boniadi, Ayelet Zurer, Sofia Black-D'Elia)
In the 1930s, a young Bronx native moves to Hollywood where he falls in love with the secretary of his powerful uncle, an agent to the stars, and then returns to New York.. ( Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Steve Carell )
In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father (Viggo Mortensen) devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the real world.
A loving father (Andy Powers) finds a clown suit for his son's birthday party, only to realize that it is not a suit at all. (also: Laura Allen, Peter Stormare, Christian Distefano)
The story of Florence Foster Jenkins (Meryl Streep), a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice. ( Rebecca Ferguson, Simon Helberg, Hugh Grant)
Jason Bourne (Matt Damon), now remembering who he truly is, tries to uncover hidden truths about his past (Alicia Vikander, Julia Stiles, Tommy Lee Jones).
A young boy named Kubo must locate a magical suit of armor worn by his late father in order to defeat a vengeful spirit from the past.(voices: Charlize Theron, Art Parkinson, Ralph Fiennes, George Takei)
Lady Susan Vernon (Kate Beckinsale) takes up temporary residence at her in-laws' estate and, while there, is determined to play matchmaker for her daughter (Morfydd Clark) and herself.
Productions from the Metropolitan Opera in New York, simulcast in movie theatres
A high school senior (Emma Roberts) finds herself immersed in an online game of truth or dare, where her every move starts to become manipulated by an anonymous community of "watchers."
The adventures of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliot, who just so happens to be a dragon. (voices: Bryce Dallas Howard, Robert Redford, Oakes Fegley, Oona Laurence)
An animated movie about one sausage's quest to discover the truth about his existence. (voices: eth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill, Bill Hader)
The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a mysterious new enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test.
A secret government agency recruits imprisoned supervillains (Margot Robbie, David Harbour, Jared Leto, Cara Delevingne) to execute dangerous black ops missions in exchange for clemency.
The Four Horsemen (Lizzy Caplan, Dave
Franco, Daniel Radcliffe, Mark Ruffalo)
resurface and are forcibly recruited by a tech
genius to pull off their most impossible heist
A lighthouse keeper and his wife (Alicia Vikander, Michael Fassbender) living off the coast of Western Australia raise a baby they rescue from an adrift rowboat.
A poor in Madras, India lad (Dev Patel) earns admittance to Cambridge University during WWI, where he becomes a pioneer in mathematical theories with the guidance of his professor, G.H. Hardy. Jeremy Irons)
Manhattan favourite dog Max is threatened when his owner brings home a sloppy mongrel named Duke, but they team up with and adorable bunny and an army of lost pets taking revenge (voices: Jenny Slate, Kevin Hart, Ellie Kemper, Albert Brooks)
When the evil wizard Gargamel (voice: Hank Azaria) chases the tiny blue Smurfs out of their village, they tumble from their magical world and into ours. (voices: Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays, Sofía Vergara, Tim Gunn, Madison McKinley, Meg Phillips)