What's on at the movies

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The Lion King
(Capitol 6, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity Imax, Star) The young Simba has a series of adventures on the way to claiming his birthright in this computer-animated remake of the 1994 animated Disney musical. With the voices of Donald Glover, Seth Rogen, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Beyoncé Knowles-Carter. PG

Marianne and Leonard: Words of Love
(Capitol 6) An in-depth look at the relationship between the late musician Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse, Marianne Ihlen. With Leonard Cohen, Judy Collins and Ron Cornelius. PG

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Aladdin
(Capitol 6, Cineplex Odeon Westshore) 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

Annabelle Comes Home
(Cineplex Odeon Westshore) Determined to keep Annabelle from wreaking more havoc, demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren bring the possessed doll to the locked artifacts room in their home. With Vera Farmiga, Mckenna Grace and Patrick Wilson. 14A

Avengers: Endgame
(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

Crawl
(Capitol 6, SilverCity) Trapped in a flooding house during a hurricane, a young Florida woman and her father are menaced by alligators. With Kaya Scodelario and Barry Pepper. 14A

Midsommar
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria) A couple travels to Sweden to visit a rural hometown’s fabled mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly devolves into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult. With Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor and William Jackson Harper. 18A

Rocketman
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore) 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

The Secret Life of Pets 2
(Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity) A sequel to the computer-animated comedy reveals more of the antics our animal companions get up to when we’re not around. With the voices of Lake Bell, Dana Carvey, Harrison Ford and Kevin Hart. G

Spider-Man: Far From Home
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity) Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a world that has changed forever. With Tom Holland, Jake Gyllenhaal and Samuel L. Jackson. PG

Stuber
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, SilverCity) A mild-mannered Uber driver is pressed into service by a gruff undercover cop in pursuit of a violent criminal. With Kumail Nanjiani, Dave Bautista and Natalie Morales. 14A

Toy Story 4
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity) The gang goes on a road trip and reunites with Bo Peep in the fourth entry in Disney-Pixar’s beloved computer-animated franchise. With the voices of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen and Annie Potts. G

Wild Rose
(Capitol 6) A musician from Glasgow dreams of becoming a Nashville star. With Jessie Buckley, Matt Costello and Jane Patterson. PG

Yesterday
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity, Star) A struggling musician wakes up to find he’s the only person on Earth who knows the music of the Beatles. With Himesh Patel, Lily James, Kate McKinnon and Ed Sheeran. PG

SPECIAL SCREENINGS

National Theatre Live: Hamlet Encore (Saturday at SilverCity)
Missing Link (Saturday at Cineplex Odeon Westshore)
Ardaas Karaan (Sunday and Monday at Cineplex Odeon Victoria)
The Art of Self Defence (Wednesday at Capitol 6)
The Metropolitan Opera: Aida (Verdi) Encore (Wednesday at SilverCity)

CINECENTA

All Is True (July 19 and 20 at 7 and 9:10 p.m.)
The Biggest Little Farm (July 21 at 5 and 7 p.m.; July 22 at 7 and 9 p.m.)
Faces Places/Visages Village (July 23 at 7 and 9 p.m.)
JT Leroy (July 24 and 25 at 7 and 9:10 p.m.)

IMAX VICTORIA 

imaxvictoria.com for showtimes.
Shazam!
Superpower Dogs
2D and 3D
The Great Bear Rainforest 2D, 3D
Cuba 2D
Aircraft Carrier: Guardians of the Sea 3D

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