Winnipeg Movie Reviews
Reviews and "trailers" for movies currently playing in
Winnipeg and Brandon (67 screens) (updated for week of Friday June 24th):
New Releases (for week of Friday June 24th)
Coming Next Week
Life, Animated---Friday, July 01, 2016
A coming of age story about a boy and his family who overcame great challenges by turning Disney animated movies into a language to express love, loss, kinship and brotherhood. (Jonathan Freeman, Gilbert Gottfried, Owen Suskind, Ron Suskind)
Our Kind of Traitor---Friday, July 01, 2016
A couple find themselves lured into a Russian oligarch's plans to defect are soon positioned between the Russian Mafia and the British Secret Service, neither of whom they can trust. (Ewan McGregor, Stellan Skarsgård, Damian Lewis, Naomie Harris)
Satanic---Friday, July 01, 2016
Four friends on their way to Coachella stop off in Los Angeles to tour true-crime occult sites, only to encounter a mysterious young runaway who puts them on a terrifying path to ultimate horror (Sarah Hyland, Marc Barnes, Devanny Pinn, Justin Chon)
The BFG---Friday, July 01, 2016
A girl named Sophie encounters the Big Friendly Giant who, despite his intimidating appearance, turns out to be a kindhearted soul who is considered an outcast by the other giants because, unlike them, he refuses to eat children. (stars: Rebecca Hall, Mark Rylance, Bill Hader, Jemaine Clement)
The Innocents---Friday, July 01, 2016
In 1945 Poland, a young French Red Cross doctor who is sent to assist the survivors of the German camps discovers several nuns in advanced states of pregnancy during a visit to a nearby convent. (Lou de Laâge, Agata Buzek, Agata Kulesza, Vincent Macaigne),
The Legend of Tarzan---Friday, July 01, 2016
Tarzan (Alexander Skarsgård), having acclimated to life in London, is called back to his former home in the jungle to investigate the activities at a mining encampment. (Margot Robbie, Ella Purnell, Samuel L. Jackson)
The Purge: Election Year---Friday, July 01, 2016
Two years after the last Purge, former police sergeant Barnes becomes head of security for a Senator and Presidential front-runner vowing to eliminate the Purge. (Frank Grillo, Elizabeth Mitchell, Mykelti Williamson, Ethan Phillips)
Currently Showing Movies
Fearing the actions of Superman (Henry Cavill) are left unchecked, Batman (Ben Affleck) takes on Superman, while a new threat, Doomsday, is created by Lex Luthor (Jesse Eisenberg) threatening to destroying Metropolis.
Political interference in the Avengers' activities causes a rift between former allies Captain America (Chris Evans) and Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr).
A couple ( Clémence Poésy, David Morrissey) expecting their first child discover an an unnerving difference between themselves and the couple living in the flat below them who are also having a baby.
The memories & skills of a deceased CIA agent are implanted into an unpredictable and dangerous convict. (Gal Gadot, Ryan Reynolds, Alice Eve, Kevin Costner)
The adventures of supernatural private eye, Dylan Dog (Brandon Routh), who seeks out the monsters of the Louisiana bayou in his signature red shirt, black jacket, and blue jeans. Also stars Anita Briem and Sam Huntingto.
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)
A scheming servant works for a wealthy couple
in France during the late 19th century.
A chronicle of Max Perkins's time as the book editor at Scribner, where he oversaw works by Thomas Wolfe, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and others (Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Laura Linne).
A self-help seminar inspires a sixty-something woman (Sally Field,) to romantically pursue her younger co-worker (Max Greenfield).
The friendly-but-forgetful blue tang fish reunites
with her loved ones, and everyone learns a few
things about the real meaning of family along
the way. (voices: Ellen DeGeneres, Albert
Brooks, Kate McKinnon, Idris Elba)
Friends hatch a plot to retrieve a stolen kitten by posing as drug dealers for a street gang. (voices: Will Forte, Keegan-Michael Key, Jason Mitchell, Luis Guzmán)
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.
As civil war divides the nation, a poor farmer (Matthew McConaughey) from Mississippi leads a group of rebels (Keri Russell, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mahershala Ali) against the Confederate army.
In the real-time, high stakes thriller Money Monster, financial TV host Lee Gates (George Clooney) and his producer Patty (Julia Roberts) are put in an explosive situation when an irate investor (Jack O'Connell) takes over their studio.
Productions from London's National Theatre, simulcast in movie theatre.
After a sorority (Selena Gomez) moves in next door, which is even more debaucherous than the fraternity before it, Mac and Kelly (Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne) have to ask for help from their former enemy, Teddy (Zac Efron).
When aspiring model (Elle Fanning) Jesse
moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality
are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed
women who will take any means necessary
to get what she has.
Armando, a 50 year man ( Alfredo Castro), seeks young men in Caracas and pays them just for company. One day he meets Elder, a 17 years boy (Luis Silva) that is the leader of a criminal gang, and that meeting changes their lives forever.
When it becomes clear that his solo album is a failure, a former boy band member (Andy Samberg) does everything in his power to maintain his celebrity status. (also: Imogen Poots, Bill Hader, Maya Rudolph)
A titan of industry (Melissa McCarthy) is sent to prison after she's caught for insider trading. When she emerges ready to rebrand herself as America's latest sweetheart, not everyone she screwed over is so quick to forgive and forget.
A hopeless man stranded in the wilderness befriends a dead body and together they go on a surreal journey to get home. (Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Daniel Radcliffe, Paul Dano, Timothy Eulich)
A private eye investigates the apparent suicide of a fading porn star in 1970s Los Angeles and uncovers a conspiracy (Russell Crowe, Matt Bomer, Ryan Gosling, Kim Basinger).
A mere 200 yards from shore, a surfer (Blake
Lively) is attacked by a great white shark, with
her short journey to safety becoming the
ultimate contest of wills. (Óscar Jaenada, Brett
Cullen, Sedona Legge)
The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: orc warriors fleeing their dying home through a portal to colonize another.
With the emergence of the world's first mutant, Apocalypse, the X-Men (Sophie Turner, Jennifer Lawrence, Olivia Munn, Oscar Isaac) must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.