What's on at the movies

OPENING

Ask Dr. Ruth
(Vic Theatre) Charting the incredible life of Dr. Ruth Westheimer, a Holocaust survivor who became America’s most famous sex therapist. With Susan Brown, Jonathan Capehart and Leora Einleger. 14A

Godzilla: King of the Monsters
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity Imax) The giant reptile vies with Mothra, Rodan and the three-headed King Ghidorah for world domination. With Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga and Millie Bobby Brown. PG

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Ma
(Capitol 6, SilverCity) Octavia Spencer stars as a lonely woman who turns the tables on a group of teens looking to party. With Juliette Lewis, Luke Evans and Missi Pyle. 14A

Rocketman
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity, Star) Mild-mannered English piano player Reginald Dwight transforms into rock superstar Elton John in this musical fantasy biopic starring Taron Egerton. With Jamie Bell, Richard Madden and Bryce Dallas Howard. PG

CONTINUING 

Aladdin
(Capitol 6, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity Imax, Star) Live-action adaptation of Disney’s 1992 animated musical based on the timeless fantasy tale about a charming thief, a beautiful princess and a big blue genie. With Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott and Will Smith. PG

Avengers: Endgame
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity) Captain America and the other surviving team members attempt to set the universe right in the aftermath of Thanos’s victory in this Marvel franchise entry. With Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo and Scarlett Johansson. PG

The Biggest Little Farm
(Capitol 6) Documentarian John Chester and his wife, Molly, work to develop a sustainable farm on 200 acres outside of Los Angeles. With John Chester and Molly Chester. PG

Booksmart
(Capitol 6, SilverCity) As high-school graduation looms, two overachieving BFFs cut loose. With Kaitlyn Dever, Beanie Feldstein and Jessica Williams. 14A

Brightburn
(SilverCity) A child from another planet comes to Earth, but rather than being a saviour, he unleashes superhero horror. With Elizabeth Banks, David Denman and Jackson A. Dunn. 18A

The Hustle
(Capitol 6) Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson play con women who join forces for revenge. PG

John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity) The super-assassin played by Keanu Reeves is back, pursued by other hired killers looking to collect a $14-million bounty. With Halle Berry, Laurence Fishburne and Asia Kate Dillon. 18A

Pokémon Detective Pikachu
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity) The son of a missing detective teams with the titular sleuth to find his father in this mix of live action and animation. With the voice of Ryan Reynolds plus Justice Smith and Suki Waterhouse. PG

Red Joan
(Vic Theatre) The story of Joan Stanley, who was exposed as the KGB’s longest-serving British spy. With Judi Dench, Sophie Cookson and Stephen Campbell Moore. PG

SPECIAL SCREENINGS

Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind (Friday through Sunday at Vic Theatre)
A Dog’s Way Home (Saturday at Cineplex Odeon Westshore)
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind: Studio Ghibli Fest 2019 (Saturday at Cineplex Odeon Westshore)
Meeting Gorbachev (Wednesday and Thursday at Vic Theatre)
Pavarotti (Thursday at Cineplex Odeon Victoria)

CINECENTA

The Hummingbird Project (May 31 and June 1 at 7 and 9:20 p.m.)
They Shall Not Grow Old (June 2 at 4:45 and 7 p.m.)
Never Look Away (June 3 at 7 p.m.)
Cabaret (June 4 at 7 and 9:20 p.m.)
The Invisibles (June 5 and 6 at 7 and 9:15 p.m.)

 IMAX VICTORIA 

imaxvictoria.com for showtimes.
Captain Marvel: The Imax Experience 2D
Aircraft Carrier: Guardians of the Sea 3D
Cuba 2D

The Great Bear Rainforest 2D and 3D
Volcanoes: Fires of Creation 2D and 3D
Rocky Mountain Express 2D

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