What's on at the movies


Bad Times at the El Royale — (Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity) A decrepit Lake Tahoe hotel plays host to seven strangers, each with a past they’re looking to leave behind. With Jeff Bridges, Cynthia Erivo, Dakota Johnson and Jon Hamm. 14A

Colette — (Cineplex Odeon Victoria) French writer Colette is pushed by her husband to write novels under his name. Upon their success, she fights to make her talents known, challenging gender norms. With Keira Knightley, Eleanor Tomlinson and Dominic West. PG

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First Man — (Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity Imax, Star) Ryan Gosling and director Damien Chazelle reunite for the story of NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong and his path to being the first person to walk on the moon, in 1969. With Claire Foy, Jason Clarke and Kyle Chandler. PG

Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween — (Capitol 6, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity) The spooky holiday comes to life in this second adaptation of R.L. Stine’s popular books. With Wendi McLendon-Covey, Madison Iseman and Jeremy Ray Taylor. Not Rated

Sisters Brothers — (Capitol 6) In 1850s Oregon, a gold prospector is chased by the infamous duo of assassins, the Sisters brothers. With John C. Reilly, Joaquin Phoenix, Riz Ahmed and Jake Gyllenhaal. 14A


A Simple Favour — (Cineplex Odeon Victoria) Stephanie (Anna Kendrick), a mommy blogger, seeks to uncover the truth behind her best friend Emily’s (Blake Lively) sudden disappearance from their small town. 14A

A Star Is Born — (Capitol 6, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity, Star) Bradley Cooper headlines with Lady Gaga and makes his directorial debut with this remake of the love story about rising and falling showbiz careers. With Andrew Dice Clay and Dave Chappelle. 14A

Crazy Rich Asians — (SilverCity) This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend’s family. With Constance Wu, Michelle Yeoh and Henry Golding. PG

Fahrenheit 11/9 — (Vic Theatre) Provocative filmmaker Michael Moore explores the Trump era of American politics in this documentary. PG

The House With a Clock In Its Walls — (Cineplex Odeon Victoria, SilverCity) A quiet town is magically shaken when a young boy unleashes a secret world of witches and warlocks. With Jack Black, Cate Blanchett and Owen Vaccaro. PG

Smallfoot — (Capitol 6, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity) A yeti discovers a creature previously thought to be mythical — a human — in this animated twist on the hairy legend. Voices by Channing Tatum, James Corden, Zendaya and Common. G

Venom 3D — (Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity) Tom Hardy stars as a journalist who becomes the host to an extraterrestrial Symbiote, giving him superpowers and a terrifying alter ego. With Michelle Williams and Riz Ahmed. PG

The Wife — (Vic Theatre+) A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature. With Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce and Christian Slater. 14A

White Boy Rick — (Cineplex Odeon Victoria) A teenage boy works as a police informant before being cut loose and sent to prison in 1980s Detroit. With Matthew McConaughey, Richie Merritt and Bel Powley. 14A


Ready Player One (Saturday at Cineplex Odeon Westshore)

Son of Manjeet Singh (Sunday and Monday at Cineplex Odeon Victoria)

Psycho (Sunday and Wednesday at SilverCity)

Salvador Dali: In Search of Immortality (Monday at SilverCity)


Dog Days (Oct. 12 and 13 at 3, 7 and 9:15 p.m.; Oct. 14 at 12:30 p.m.)

Anthropocene: The Human Epoch (Oct. 14 at 3, 5 and 7 p.m.; Oct. 15-18 at 7 and 9 p.m.)


imaxvictoria.com for showtimes.

Mission Impossible Fallout: The Imax 2D Experience

Mysteries of Egypt 2D

The Story of Earth 2D and 3D

Oceans: Our Blue Planet 2D and 3D2

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