Winnipeg Movie Reviews
Reviews and "trailers" for movies currently playing in
Winnipeg and Brandon (67 screens) (updated for week of Friday February 24th):
New Releases (for week of Friday February 24th)
Coming Next Week
Before I Fall---Friday, March 03, 2017
February 12 is just another day in Samantha's (Zoey Deutch) charmed life until it turns out to be her last, where she is stuck reliving her last day to untangle the mystery around her death (Liv Hewson, Logan Miller, Jennifer Beals).
Contemporary Color---Friday, March 03, 2017
In 2015, legendary musician David Byrne staged an even to celebrate the art of Color Guard, involving many top pop musicians.
Donald Cried---Friday, March 03, 2017
With sudden passing of his grandmother, Peter (Jesse Wakeman) returns to his hometown and fins his long lost, childhood friend, which turns into a long day's journey into the past (Louisa Krause, Tyrone Alcorn, Ted Arcidi).
Junction 48---Friday, March 03, 2017
Junction 48 is the love story of two young Palestinian hip-hop artists, using their music to fight oppression of Israeli society, and repression in a crime-ridden, community (Tamer Nafar, Samar Qupty, Salwa Nakkara).
Logan---Friday, March 03, 2017
In the near future, a weary Logan (Hugh Jackman) cares for an ailing Professor X in a hide out on the Mexican border, when a young mutant arrives, being pursued by dark forces (also Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, Boyd Holbrook).
My Scientology Movie---Friday, March 03, 2017
Louis documents his investigation into what goes on behind the scenes of the infamous church of scientology (Rob Alter, Tom Cruise, Paz de la Huerta, Tom De Vocht).
Table 19---Friday, March 03, 2017
Ex-maid of honor Eloise (Anna Kendrick) after being unceremoniously dumped by the best man via text- attends the wedding anyway, only to find herself seated with 5 "random" guests (Lisa Kudrow, Stephen Merchant, Amanda Crew at the dreaded Table 19.
The Last Word---Friday, March 03, 2017
A retired businesswoman (Shirley MacLaine) who tries to control everything around her, and decides to write her own obituary, when a young journalist (Amanda Seyfried) investigates and becomes a life-altering friend.
The Shack---Friday, March 03, 2017
A grieving man (Sam Worthington) receives a mysterious, personal invitation to meet with God at a place called "The Shack." (Octavia Spencer, Tim McGraw, Radha Mitchell)
Wolves---Friday, March 03, 2017
Young basketball star being recruited by Cornell University with a perfect life: team captain, a good student, longtime girlfriend, good friends, but has a gambling-addict father. (Carla Gugino, Michael Shannon, Chris Bauer, Jessica Rothe)
Currently Showing Movies
An offbeat romantic comedy about a woman named Summer (Zooey Deschanel) who doesn't believe in true love, and the young man (Joseph Gordon-Levitt who falls for her.
An ambitious young executive is sent to
retrieve his company's CEO from an idyllic
but mysterious "wellness center" at a
remote location in the Swiss Alps but soon
suspects that the spa's miraculous
treatments are not what they seem.
A dog looks to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes and owners (Britt Robertson, Josh Gad, Dennis Quaid, Logan Miller).
A young girl (Dakota Fanning) walks through a secret door in her new home and discovers an alternate version of her life, with counterfeit parents (including Other Mother [Terri Hatcher]) try to keep her there forever. Animated.
The adventures of writer Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) in New York's secret community of witches and wizards (Ezra Miller, Colin Farrell, Zoë Kravitz) seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.
While Christian (Jamie Dornan ) wrestles with
his inner demons, Anastasia (Dakota Johnson)
must confront the anger and envy of the
women who came before her.
When one school teacher (Charlie Day) gets
the other (Ice Cube) fired, he is challenged to
an after-school fight.
A young African-American man (Daniel
Kaluuya ) visits his Caucasian girlfriend's
(Allison Williams) mysterious family estate
(also: Lakeith Stanfield, Catherine Keener,
A team of African-American women provide NASA with important mathematical data needed to launch the program's first successful space missions. (Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner)
Writer James Baldwin (James Baldwin) tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House. (Narrated by Samuel L. Jackson)
The continuing adventures of former hitman,
John Wick (Keanu Reeves, with Ruby Rose,
Bridget Moynahan, Ian McShane).
A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family. (Rooney Mara, Nicole Kidman, Dev Patel, David Wenham)
An uncle is forced to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy's father dies. (Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler, Lucas Hedges)
Productions from the Metropolitan Opera in New York, simulcast in movie theatres
A young woman uses her navigational
talents to set sail for a fabled island.
Joining her on the adventure is her hero,
the legendary demi-god Maui. (voices:
Dwayne Johnson, Alan Tudyk, Jemaine
Clement, Nicole Scherzinger)
Looking for any way to get away from the life and town he was born into, Tripp (Lucas Till), a high school senior, builds a Monster Truck from bits and pieces of scrapped cars. (other voices: Jane Levy, Rob Lowe, Amy Ryan)
A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early.(Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt, Michael Sheen, Andy Garcia)
A young woman (Matilda Anna Ingrid Lutz) finds herself on the receiving end of a terrifying curse that threatens to take her life in 7 days. (also: Vincent D'Onofrio, Laura Wiggins, Aimee Teegarden, Johnny Galecki)
Rebellion makes a risky move to steal the plans to the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow. (Felicity Jones, Mads Mikkelsen, Ben Mendelsohn, Forest Whitaker)
A koala named Buster Moon has one final chance to restore his theater to its former glory by producing the world's greatest singing competition. (voices: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson)
After three girls (Anya Taylor-Joy, Haley Lu Richardson, Kim Director) are kidnapped by a man (James McAvoy) with 24 duel personalities, some of which can help them while running away and staying alive.
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)
The story of McDonald's founder Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton).(also: Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch, Linda Cardellini)
European mercenaries (Matt Damon, Pedro
Pascal, Willem Dafoe, with Tian Jing)
searching for black powder become embroiled
in the defense of the Great Wall of China
against a horde of monstrous creatures.
Bruce Wayne must not only deal with the
criminals of Gotham City, but also the
responsibility of raising a boy he adopted.
(voices: enny Slate, Will Arnett, Ralph Fiennes,
Zach Galifianakis )
Madea (Tyler Perry) dispenses her unique form of holiday spirit on rural town when she's coaxed into helping a friend pay her daughter a surprise visit in the country for Christmas (also: Chad Michael Murray, Tika Sumpter, Larry the Cable Guy)