What's on at the movies

OPENING

The Green Inferno
(SilverCity) A band of student activists travels to the Amazon jungle only to be taken prisoner by the indigenous tribe they came to save. With Lorenza Izzo, Ariel Levy and Daryl Sabara. 18A

Hotel Transylvania 2 3D
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity) Dracula opens his spooky hotel to human guests and puts his half-vampire, half-human grandson through monster boot camp in this animated sequel. With the voices of Adam Sandler, Selena Gomez and Andy Samberg. G

The Intern
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity, Star) After discovering that retirement doesn’t interest him, a 70-year-old widower becomes an intern at an online fashion site. With Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway and Rene Russo. PG

Pawn Sacrifice
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Landmark Cinemas University Heighs) Set during the Cold War, American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer finds himself caught between two superpowers and his own struggles as he challenges the Soviet Empire. G


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A Walk In the Woods
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, Star) After spending two decades in England, Bill Bryson returns to the U.S., where he decides the best way to connect with his homeland is to hike the Appalachian Trail with one of his oldest friends. PG

Black Mass
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity) In 1970s South Boston, the Irish mobster James “Whitey” Bulger collaborates with the FBI to eliminate a common enemy in the Italian mob. With Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton and Benedict Cumberbatch. 14A  

The End of the Tour
(Star) The story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace, which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace's groundbreaking epic novel Infinite Jest. With Jason Segel, Jesse Eisenberg and Anna Chlumsky. PG

Everest 3D
(Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity Imax) A fact-based drama about two rival expeditions to the top of Mount Everest that were struck by a massive blizzard in 1996. With Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin and John Hawkes. PG

Learning to Drive
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Star) Providing a welcome, grown-up escape from all that summer escapism, this is a richly observed, cross-cultural character study that coasts along pleasurably on the strengths of its virtuoso leads. With Patricia Clarkson and Ben Kingsley. PG

Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity) Having escaped from a massive maze into a post-apocalyptic wasteland, a band of young survivors searches for clues to their predicament. With Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario and Thomas Brodie-Sangster. PG  

Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation
(SilverCity) Ethan and team 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. With Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner and Simon Pegg. PG

The Visit
(Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity) Sent to their grandparents’ remote Pennsylvania farm for a weeklong trip, a brother and sister discover their relatives are up to no good. With Olivia DeJonge, Ed Oxenbould and Deanna Dunagan. NR

War Room
(SilverCity) A husband and wife’s lives take an unexpected turn when the latter’s new client challenges her to fight for her family through prayer. With Priscilla Shirer, T.C. Stallings and Alex Kendrick. G

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SPECIAL SCREENINGS

Royal B.C. Museum’s Golf Rush Film Festival (Saturday, The Vic Theatre)
Hook (Saturday, Cineplex Odeon Westshore)
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (Saturday, Landmark Cinemas University Heights)
Sol (Sunday, The Vic Theatre)
The Reflektor Tapes (Monday, Cineplex Odeon Victoria)
This May Be the Last Time (Monday, The Vic Theatre)
Boy (Tuesday, The Vic Theatre)
Roger Waters The Wall (Tuesday-Thursday, SilverCity)
The Walk: An Imax 3D Experience (Wednesday, Thursday, SilverCity)
The Diary of a Teenage Girl (Wednesday, Thursday, The Vic Theatre)

CINECENTA

Gueros (Sept. 25 at 7 and 9:10 p.m.)
Beitbu (Sept. 26 at 7 and 9 p.m.)
Live Is Easy With Closed Eyes (Sept. 27 at 7and 9:10 p.m)
Testament of Youth (Sept. 28-Oct. 1 at 7 and 9:25 p.m.)

IMAX FILMS
 

imaxvictoria.com for showtimes.
Jurassic World: An Imax 3D Experience
Galapagos: Nature’s Wonderland in 2D
and 3D
Humpback Whales
Born To Be Wild
Gold Fever
Journey To Space c

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