What's on at the movies

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The Farewell
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria) A Chinese family discovers their grandmother has only a short time left to live. They decide to keep her in the dark, scheduling a wedding
to gather before she dies. With Awkwafina, Tzi Ma and Diana Lin. PG

Once Upon a Time In Hollywood
(Capitol 6, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity) Leonardo DiCaprio is a has-been TV star and Brad Pitt plays his longtime stunt double in writer-director Quentin Tarantino’s 1969-set multi-narrative tale set during the closing days of the studio system’s Golden Age. With Margot Robbie and Al Pacino. 14A

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Aladdin
(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

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
(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

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

Midsommar
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria) A couple travel 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

Pavarotti
(Cinecenta, Star) A look at the life and work of opera legend, Luciano Pavarotti. With Spike Lee, Princess Diana and Luciano Pavarotti. PG

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
(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, 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
(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
(Star) 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

Pokemon Detective Pikachu (Saturday at Cineplex Odeon Westshore)
Chal Mera Putt (Sunday and Monday at Cineplex Odeon Victoria)
Andre Rieu Maastricht 2019: Shall We Dance? (Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday at SilverCity)

CINECENTA

Long Shot (July 26 and 27 at 7 and 9:25 p.m.)
Amazing Grace: Aretha Franklin (July 28 at 5 and 7 p.m.; July 29 at 7 and 9 p.m.)
Nureyev (July 30 and 31 at 7 and 9:15 p.m.)
Pavarotti (Aug. 1 at 7 and 9:15 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
A Beautiful Planet 3D

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