What's on at the movies

OPENING

Captive State
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria) The residents of a Chicago neighbourhood carry on after a decade of occupation by extraterrestrial forces. With John Goodman, Machine Gun Kelly and Vera Farmiga. Not Rated

Giant Little Ones
(Capitol 6) Two popular teenage boys, best friends since childhood, discover their lives, families and girlfriends dramatically upended after an unexpected incident occurs on the night of a 17th birthday party. 14A

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Never Look Away (Werk ohne Autor)
(Vic Theatre) German artist Kurt Barnert has escaped East Germany and now lives in West Germany, but is tormented by his childhood under the Nazis and the GDR-regime. With Tom Schilling, Sebastian Koch and Paula Beer. 14A

Wonder Park
(Capitol 6, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity) A young girl envisions a magical amusement park in this computer-animated tale. With the voices of Brianna Denski, Jennifer Garner and Matthew Broderick. G

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A Star Is Born Encore
(Capitol 6) 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

Alita: Battle Angel
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity) An action-packed story of one young woman’s journey to discover the truth of who she is and her fight to change the world. With Eiza González, Rosa Salazar and Mahershala Ali. 14A

Apollo 11
(Capitol 6) A look at the Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin. With Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins. G

Captain Marvel
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity Imax, Star) A female superhero leaps into action when Earth faces an intergalactic threat in this Marvel movie set in the 1990s. With Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson and Ben Mendelsohn. PG

Everybody Knows
(Capitol 6) Laura, a Spanish woman living in Buenos Aires, returns to her hometown outside Madrid with her two children to attend her sister’s wedding. However, the trip is upset by unexpected events that bring secrets into the open. With Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem and Ricardo Darín. PG

The Favourite
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria) This viciously entertaining period comedy-drama from director Yorgos Lanthimos (The Lobster) returns us to the 18th-century court of Queen Anne (a magnificent Olivia Colman) and the intrigue swirling around two women (Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone) vying for her favour. 14A

Fighting With My Family
(SilverCity, Siar) A former wrestler and his family make a living performing at small venues while his kids dream of joining World Wrestling Entertainment. With Dwayne Johnson, Lena Headey and Vince Vaughn. PG

Five Feet Apart
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity) A pair of teenagers with life-threatening illnesses meet in a hospital and fall in love. With Haley Lu Richardson, Cole Sprouse and Claire Forlani. PG

Free Solo
(Star) Follow Alex Honnold as he becomes the first person to free- solo climb Yosemite’s 900-metre-high El Capitan wall. With no ropes or safety gear, he completed arguably the greatest feat in rock climbing history. With Dierdre Wolownick, Tommy Caldwell and Jimmy Chin. PG

Green Book
(Capitol 6, Cinecenta, SilverCity) 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

How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity) Hiccup and his dragon, Toothless, seek a mythical land in this entry in Dreamworks’ animated franchise. With the voices of Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Cate Blanchett and Kit Harrington. PG

Isn’t It Romantic?
(Capitol 6, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity) A cynical woman gets knocked unconscious then wakes up in the world of a romantic comedy. With Rebel Wilson, Liam Hemsworth and Adam Devine. PG

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity, Star) It has been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: Lego Duplo invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild. With the voices of Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks and Will Arnett. PG

Mary Poppins Returns
(Star) Decades after her original visit, the magical nanny returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael’s children through a difficult time in their lives. With Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Ben Whishaw. G

Spider Man: Into the Spider-Verse
(SilverCity) A Brooklyn teenager dons a mask and joins forces with arachnid-like superheroes from other dimensions in this animated tale. With voices by Shameik Moore, Jake Johnson and Hailee Steinfeld. PG

They Shall Not Grow Old
(Vic Theatre) A documentary about the First World War with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of the end of the war. Directed by Peter Jackson. 14A

 SPECIAL SCREENINGS 

Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch (Saturday, Monday to Thursday at Cineplex Odeon Westshore)
Band Vaaje (Sunday and Monday at Cineplex Odeon Victoria)
Fate/Stay Night: Heaven’s Feel It. Lost Butterfly (Sunday at SilverCity)
Smallfoot (Monday to Thursday at Cineplex Odeon Westshore)
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (Monday to Thursday at Cineplex Odeon Westshore)
Paw Patrol: Mighty Pups (Monday to Thursday at Cineplex Odeon Westshore)

CINECENTA

Green Book (March 15 and 16 at 3, 6:45 and 9:15 p.m.)
A Dog’s Way Home (March 16 and 17 at 12:45 p.m.)
Mary Queen of Scots (March 17 at 3, 5:30 and 9 p.m.; March 18 at 6:45 and 9:10 p.m.)
Cold War (March 19, 20 and 21 at 7 and 9 p.m.)

IMAX VICTORIA

imaxvictoria.com for showtimes.

Bohemian Rhapsody: The Imax Experience 2D
The Great Bear Rainforest 2D and 3D
Volcanoes: Fires of Creation 2D and 3D
Incredible Predators 2D and 3D

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