What's on at the movies

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A Private War
(Capitol 6) One of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time, Marie Colvin was an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontline of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless. With Rosamund Pike, Jamie Dornan and Tom Hollander. 14A

At Eternity’s Gate
(Capitol 6) A look at the life of painter Vincent van Gogh during the time he lived in Arles and Auvers-sur-Oise, France. With Willem Dafoe, Rupert Friend and Oscar Isaac. PG

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Schindler’s List
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria) Digitally restored version of director Steven Spielberg’s Oscar-winning 1993 epic about the German factory owner who saved more than 1,100 Jews during the second World War. With Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley and Ralph Fiennes. 14A

Three Words To Forever
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria) A take on family issues as Rick and Cristy (Richard Gomez and Sharon Cuneta) work out their marital woes. Not Rated.

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A Star Is Born
(Capitol 6, Landmark Cinemas University Heights) 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

Bohemian Rhapsody
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity) Rami Malek stars as Freddie Mercury, the late lead singer of the British rock band Queen. With Lucy Boynton, Ben Hardy and Aidan Gillen. PG

Creed II
(Capitol 6, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity) Son of Apollo, student of Rocky Balboa, Adonis Creed climbs back into the ring to face an opponent connected to his family’s past. With Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone and Tessa Thompson. PG

Dr. Seuss’s The Grinch
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity) Benedict Cumberbatch voices the green meanie who threatens Christmas in Who-ville in this computer-animated retelling of the holiday classic. Also with Rashida Jones and Tristan O’Hare. G

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity Imax) Albus Dumbledore and his former student Newt Scamander must stop the dark wizard after he escapes custody in this second of five planned instalments. With Eddie Redmayne, Jude Law and Johnny Depp. PG

The Front Runner
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria) American Senator Gary Hart’s presidential campaign in 1988 is derailed when he’s caught in a scandalous love affair. With Hugh Jackman, Vera Farmiga and J.K. Simmons. PG

Green Book
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Star) A bouncer from the Bronx is hired to drive a world-class African-American pianist on a tour of the Deep South in 1962. With Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali and Linda Cardellini. PG

Instant Family
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity) Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne play a couple getting on-the-job training in parenting when they take in three foster kids. With Isabela Moner, Tig Notaro and Margo Martindale. PG

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
(Cineplex Odeon Westshore) A teenage girl must brave a magical and dangerous parallel world in this reinvention of the classic fairy tale. With Keira Knightley, Mackenzie Foy, Helen Mirren and Morgan Freeman. PG

Nothing Like a Dame (Tea With the Dames)
(Star, Vic Theatre) Dames Eileen Atkins, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright and Maggie Smith let the cameras in on a friendship that goes back more than half a century. PG

The Possession of Hannah Grace
(SilverCity) A morgue attendant fears a newly delivered, disfigured corpse is possessed by a demon. With Stana Katic, Shay Mitchell and Grey Damon. 14A

Ralph Breaks the Internet
(Capitol 6, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity) The reluctant video-game villain and his pal, Vanellope von Schweetz, leave the arcade and head online in this computer-animated sequel to the 2012 hit. With the voices of John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman and Gal Gadot. G

Robin Hood
(SilverCity) Back from the Crusades, the arrow-slinging Robin of Locksley and his Moorish commander take aim at the corrupt English crown. With Taron Egerton, Jamie Foxx, Ben Mendelsohn and Jamie Dornan. PG

Widows
(Capitol 6, SilverCity) Four Chicago women plan an elaborate heist after their late husbands leave them with devastating debt. With Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Cynthia Erivo and Colin Farrell. 14A

SPECIAL SCREENINGS

Suspira (Friday-Sunday at Vic Theatre)
The Great Buster: A Celebration (Friday-Sunday at Vic Theatre)
The King and I (Saturday at SilverCity)
The Polar Express 3D (Saturday at Cineplex Odeon Westshore)
The Importance of Being Earnest (Sunday at SilverCity)

CINECENTA 

Free Solo (Dec. 7 and 8 at 3, 7 and 9:10 p.m.; Dec. 9 at 5 and 7:15 p.m.)
Miracle On 34th Street (Dec. 8 at 12:45 p.m.)
The Happy Prince (Dec. 10 and 11 at 7 and 9:10 p.m.)
Lizzie (Dec. 12 and 13 at 7 and 9:10 p.m.)

IMAX VICTORIA

imaxvictoria.com for showtimes.
First Man: The Imax Experience 2D
Polar Express: The Imax Experience 2D and 3D
Incredible Predators 2D and 3D
Oceans: Our Blue Planet 2D and 3D
Mysteries of Egypt 2D
The Story of Earth 3D

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