What's on at the movies

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Winchester
(Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity) An eccentric firearm heiress (Helen Mirren) believes she is haunted by the souls of people killed by the Winchester repeating rifle created by her family’s company. Also with Sarah Snook, Jason Clarke. 14A

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12 Strong
(SilverCity) Tells the story of the first special forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11, who must, with an Afghan warlord, take down the Taliban. With Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon and William Fichtner. 14A

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Call Me By Your Name
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria) Seventeen-year-old Elio begins a relationship with his father’s research assistant, with whom he bonds over his emerging sexuality. With Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet and Michael Stuhlbarg. 14A

Coco
(Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Star) A young boy with musical aspirations visits the Land of the Dead. With the voices of Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal and Benjamin Bratt. G

Darkest Hour
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria) Set in the early days of the Second World War, Darkest Hour follows Winston Churchill (Gary Oldman) as he is made prime minister of the United Kingdom when the former prime minister steps down. PG

Forever My Girl
(Cineplex Odeon Westshore) After being gone for a decade, a country star returns home to the love he left behind. With Alex Roe, Jessica Rothe and John Benjamin Hickey. G

The Greatest Showman
(Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity) Inspired by the imagination of P.T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation. With Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams and Zac Ephron. PG

I, Tonya
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria) Competitive skater Tonya Harding rises through the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes. With Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan and Allison Janney. 14A

Jumanji: Welcome To the Jungle 3D
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity) Four teenagers discover an old video-game console and are literally drawn into the game’s jungle setting, becoming the adult avatars they chose. With Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan and Kevin Hart. PG

Lady Bird
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria) The adventures of a young woman living in northern California for a year. With Saoirse Ronan, Odeya Rush and Kathryn Newton. 14A

Maze Runner: The Death Cure
(Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity Imax) Thomas embarks on a mission to find a cure for a deadly disease known as the Flare. With Dylan O’Brien, Ki Hong Lee and Kaya Scodelario. PG

Paddington 2
(Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity) The popular bear and the Brown family search Windsor Gardens for a book thief. With Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Peter Capaldi, Hugh Grant and Brendan Gleeson. 14A

Phantom Thread
(Landmark Cinemas University Heights) Set in 1950s London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover. With Daniel Day-Lewis, Vicky Krieps and Lesley Manville. PG

The Post
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity, Star) A coverup that spanned four U.S. presidencies pushed the country’s first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between the press and the government. Directed by Steven Spielberg, stars Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks and Sarah Paulson. PG

The Shape of Water
(Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity) In a 1960s research facility, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with a strange, amphibious creature that is being held in captivity. With Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer and Michael Shannon. 14A

Star Wars: the Last Jedi
(Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity) Rey continues her search for the truth behind the Force in Episode VIII. With Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher. PG

SPECIAL SCREENINGS

24th annual Victoria Film Festival (Friday through Feb. 11 at Vic Theatre, Parkside, Capitol 6, Victoria Conference Centre, SilverCity, Star and Odeon 5. Go to victoriafilmfestival.com for lineup and show times.)
Flashback Film Fest 2018 (Friday through Thursday at SilverCity. Go to cineplex.com for lineup and show times.)
Atlantic Journey: A Discovery of Coasts, Islands and Sea (Saturday and Sunday at Landmark Cinemas University Heights)
Sing (Saturday at Cineplex Odeon Westshore)

CINECENTA

Jane (Feb. 2 and 3 at 7 and 9 p.m.)
The Princess Bride (Feb. 3 and 4 at 12:45 p.m.)
Novitiate (Feb. 4 at 3, 5:30 and 8 p.m.; Feb. 5 at 7 and 9:20 p.m.)
Bird On a Wire (Feb. 6 at 7 and 9:10 p.m.)
Big Time (Feb. 7 and 8 at 7 and 9 p.m.)

IMAX VICTORIA 

imaxvictoria.com for showtimes.
Justice League: An IMAX 2D Experience
Deep Sea 3D
We, The Marines 2D
The Alps 2D
Hurricane 3D
Nascar 3D
Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs 2D

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