Oakville-Burlington Movie Reviews
Reviews and "trailers" for movies currently playing in
Oakville, Burlington and Milton (62 screens). (updated for week of Friday October 9, 2015):
New Releases (for week of Friday October 9, 2015)
Coming Next Week
All Things Must Pass: Tower Records---Friday, October 16, 2015
A documentary that explores the rise and fall of Tower Records, and its legacy forged by its rebellious founder, Russ Solomon.
Bridge of Spies---Friday, October 16, 2015
An American lawyer (Tom Hanks) is recruited by the CIA (Peter McRobbie, Alan Alda, Billy Magnussen) during the Cold War to help rescue a pilot detained in the Soviet Union.
Crimson Peak---Friday, October 16, 2015
In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds...and remembers. (Charlie Hunnam, Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska)
Goosebumps---Friday, October 16, 2015
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).
Room---Friday, October 16, 2015
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)
Truth---Friday, October 16, 2015
Newsroom drama detailing the 2004 CBS 60 Minutes report investigating then-President George W. Bush's military service, and the subsequent firestorm of criticism that cost anchor Dan Rather (Cate Blanchett) and producer Mary Mapes (Cate Blanchett) their careers.
Woodlawn---Friday, October 16, 2015
Love and unity in a school torn by racism and hate in the 1970s. (Jon Voight, Sean Astin, C. Thomas Howell )
Currently Showing Movies
The true story of Whitey Bulger (Johnny Depp), the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf. (also: Benedict Cumberbatch, Dakota Johnson, Joel Edgerton)
A climbing expedition on Mt. Everest ( Elizabeth Debicki, Jake Gyllenhaal, Keira Knightley, Robin Wright) is devastated by a severe snow storm.
A look at the events leading up to the Talibans' attack on the young Pakistani school girl, Malala Yousafzai, for speaking out on girls' education and the aftermath, including her speech to the United Nations.
Dracula and his friends try to bring out the monster in his half human, half vampire grandson in order to keep Mavis from leaving the hotel.(voices: Adam Sandler, Selena Gomez, Andy Samberg, Nick Offerman )
Three different men, three different worlds, three different wars - all stand at the intersection of modern warfare - a murky world of fluid morality where all is not as it seems. (Rossif Sutherland, Paul Gross, Clark Johnson)
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).
After having escaped the Maze, the Gladers (Dylan O'Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Nathalie Emmanuel) now face a new set of challenges on the open roads of a desolate landscape filled with unimaginable obstacles.
Productions from the Metropolitan Opera in New York, simulcast in movie theatres
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)
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.
12-year-old orphan Peter (Levi Miller) is spirited away to the magical world of Neverland, where he finds both fun and dangers, and ultimately discovers his destiny -- to become the hero who will be forever known as Peter Pan. (also: Hugh Jackman, Jimmy Vee)
An idealistic FBI agent (Emily Blunt) is enlisted
by an elected government task force to aid in
the escalating war against drugs at the border
area between the U.S. and Mexico. (also:Josh
Brolin, Benicio Del Toro)
The group NWA (O'Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Neil Brown Jr.) emerges from the streets of Compton, California in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes pop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood.
A young married couple's lives (Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall) are thrown into a harrowing tailspin when an acquaintance (Joel Edgerton) from the husband's past brings mysterious gifts and a horrifying secret to light after more than 20 years.
A group of student activists (Lorenza Izzo, Ariel Levy, Aaron Burns, Kirby Bliss Blanton) travels to the Amazon to save the rain forest and soon discover that they are not alone, and that no good deed goes unpunished.
70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker (Robert De Niro) has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin (Anne Hathaway).
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)
After a painful breakup, successful lobbyist Leah Vaughn (Sanaa Lathan) jumps into a passionate relationship with a charming stranger (Michael Ealy). When her ex-boyfriend (Morris Chestnut) resurfaces, she has to figure out who to trust and who to fear.
A single mother (Kathryn Hahn ) finds that things in her family's life go very wrong after her two young children visit their grandparents.(also: Olivia DeJonge, Ed Oxenbould, Deanna Dunagan)
In 1974, high-wire artist Philippe Petit (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) recruits a team of people to help him realize his dream: to walk the the immense void between the World Trade Center towers.