Winnipeg Movie Reviews
Reviews and "trailers" for movies currently playing in
Winnipeg and Brandon (67 screens) (updated for week of Friday April 29th):
New Releases (for week of Friday April 29th)
Coming Next Week
A Bigger Splash ---Friday, May 06, 2016
The vacation of a famous rock star and a filmmaker (Tilda Swinton, Ralph FiennesM) is disrupted by the unexpected visit of an old friend and his daughter (Matthias Schoenaerts, Dakota Johnson).
Band of Outsiders---Friday, May 06, 2016
Two crooks with a fondness for old Hollywood B-movies convince a languages student to help them commit a robbery. (Anna Karina, Claude Brasseur, Daničle Girard, Louisa Colpeyn)
Being Charlie---Friday, May 06, 2016
Charlie is a troublesome 18-year-old who breaks out of a youth drug treatment clinic, but his parents send him to an adult rehab where he meets a beautiful but troubled girl.
Captain America: Civil War ---Friday, May 06, 2016
Political interference in the Avengers' activities causes a rift between former allies Captain America (Chris Evans) and Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr).
Dark Horse---Friday, May 06, 2016
An inspirational true story of a group of friends from a working men's club who decide to take on the elite 'sport of kings' and breed themselves a racehorse.
Elstree 1976---Friday, May 06, 2016
Actors and extras (Paul Blake, Jeremy Bulloch, John Chapman, Anthony Forrest) reminisce about their time on the set of Star Wars and how making the film affected their lives
Pelé: Birth of a Legend---Friday, May 06, 2016
Pele's (Kevin de Paula ) meteoric rise from the slums of Sao Paulo to leading to Brazil to its first World Cup victory at the age of 17 is chronicled in this biographical drama. (also: Vincent D'Onofrio, Rodrigo Santoro, Diego Boneta, Seu Jorge)
Currently Showing Movies
A failed American businessman (Tom Hanks) looks to recoup his losses by traveling to Saudi Arabia and selling his idea to a wealthy monarch. (Ben Whishaw, Sarita Choudhury, Tom Skerritt)
It's been more than 10 years since our last appointment at Calvin's Barbershop, but the shop has undergone some major changes (its now co-ed) but the neighbouhood has gone downhill. (Ice Cube, Margot Bingham, Common, Anthony Anderson)
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.
The memories & skills of a deceased CIA agent are implanted into an unpredictable and dangerous convict. (Gal Gadot, Ryan Reynolds, Alice Eve, Kevin Costner)
A successful investment banker (Jake Gyllenhaal) struggles after losing his wife in a tragic car crash. (Naomi Watts, Chris Cooper, Heather Lind)
A group of college baseball players (lake Jenner, Tyler Hoechlin, Ryan Guzman) navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood.
A military officer (Helen Mirren) in command of a drone operation to capture terrorists in Kenya sees her mission escalate from "capture" to "kill" just as a nine-year old girl enters the kill zone (also: Aaron Paul, Alan Rickman, Barkhad Abdi).
After witnessing a murder, a punk rock band (Imogen Poots, Alia Shawkat, Anton Yelchin) is forced into a vicious fight for survival against a group of maniacal skinheads. (also: Patrick Stewart)
A first-person action film from the eyes of Henry, who's resurrected from death with no memory. He must discover his identity to save his wife from a warlord with a plan to bio-engineer soldiers. (Haley Bennett, Tim Roth, Sharlto Copley, Ilya Naishuller)
A self-help seminar inspires a sixty-something woman (Sally Field,) to romantically pursue her younger co-worker (Max Greenfield).
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)
Continuing his "legendary adventures of awesomeness", Po must face two hugely epic, but different threats: one supernatural and the other a little closer to his home. (voices: Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Jackie Chan)
In London for the Prime Minister's funeral, Mike Banning (Gerard Butler) discovers a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders (Morgan Freeman, Charlotte Riley, Angela Bassett).
Productions from the Metropolitan Opera in New York, simulcast in movie theatres
An exploration of the life and music of Miles Davis (Don Cheadle). (also: Emayatzy Corinealdi, Ewan McGregor, Michael Stuhlbarg)
A young girl (Jennifer Garner) suffering from a rare digestive disorder finds herself miraculously cured after surviving a terrible accident. Based on the book 'Three Miracles From Heaven' by Christy Beam.
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)
Ratchet and Clank tells the story of two unlikely heroes as they struggle to stop a vile alien named Chairman Drek from destroying every planet in the Solana Galaxy. (voices: James Arnold Taylor, David Kaye, Jim Ward, Sylvester Stallone)
A haunting portrait of a young university student (*Emily Browning) drawn into a mysterious hidden world of unspoken desires.
A continuation of the saga created by George Lucas and set thirty years after Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver)
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.
As two evil sisters prepare to conquer the land; two renegades - Eric the Huntsman - who previously aided Snow White in defeating Ravenna, and his forbidden lover, Sara set out to stop them.
While attending a dinner party at his former home, a man thinks his ex-wife and her new husband have sinister intentions for their guests (ichiel Huisman, Logan Marshall-Green, John Carroll Lynch, Emayatzy Corinealdi).
An orphan boy is raised in the jungle with the help of a pack of wolves, a bear, and a black panther. (voices: Scarlett Johansson, Idris Elba, Christopher Walken, Bill Murray)
A victim (Colin Firth ) from World War II's "Death Railway" sets out to find those responsible for his torture (Hiroyuki Sanada). A true story. (also: Nicole Kidman, Stellan Skarsgård)
In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio), sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead (Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson, Will Poulter) after a bear mauling.
In the Ottoman province of Hijaz during World War I, a young Bedouin boy guides a British officer to a secret destination across a perilous desert.
A journalist (Tina Fey) recounts her wartime coverage in Afghanistan and Pakistan (also: Margot Robbie,Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman).