What's on at the movies

OPENING

47 Meters Down: Uncaged
(Cineplex Odeon Westshore) Four teen girls exploring undersea ruins are menaced by sharks in this sequel. With Sophie Nelisse, Corinne Foxx and Sistine Stallone. 14A

Blinded By the Light
(Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity, Star) A working-class British-Pakistani teen in 1987 finds inspiration in the music and lyrics of Bruce Springsteen. With Viveik Kalra, Hayley Atwell and Rob Brydon. PG

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Good Boys
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, SilverCity) Bad decisions lead a trio of sixth-graders down a comical path of age-inappropriate misadventures. With Jacob Tremblay, Keith L. Williams and Brady Noon. 14A

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The Angry Birds Movie 2
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity) The flightless birds and scheming green pigs take their feud to the next level. With Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad and Leslie Jones. G

The Art of Racing in the Rain
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, SilverCity) A clever dog voiced by Kevin Costner narrates the story of his owner, an aspiring Formula One driver. With Milo Ventimiglia, Amanda Seyfried and Kathy Baker. G

The Bravest
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria) Chinese firefighters struggle to contain a huge fire after an oil pipeline explodes. With Xiaoming Huang, Jiang Du and Zhuo Tan. PG

Dora and the Lost City of Gold
(Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity) The teenage explorer from the animated series leads her friends on a jungle adventure in this live-action tale. With Isabela Moner, Eugenio Derbez and Michael Peña. PG

The Farewell
(Star) Lulu Wang’s tender, funny and melancholy dramedy about an elaborate family deception is personal filmmaking at its most incisive, with superb performances from a cast that includes Awkwafina, Zhao Shuzhen and Tzi Ma. PG

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw
(Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity) Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham grudgingly team to battle a cyber-genetically enhanced anarchist wielding a bio threat in this globe-spanning spinoff of the speed-fuelled action series. With Idris Elba, Vanessa Kirby, Helen Mirren. PG

Hello, Love, Goodbye
(Landmark Cinemas University Heights) The love story of Filipino workers based in Hong Kong. Ethan, a bartender, is keen on romantically pursuing Joy, a domestic helper who is wholly dedicated to providing for her family. With Kathryn Bernardo, Alden Richards and Maymay Entrata. PG

The Kitchen
(SilverCity) The wives of three incarcerated mobsters take over their husbands’ rackets to support their families in 1970s New York City. With Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish and Elisabeth Moss. 14A

The Lion King
(Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity Imax) 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

Maiden
(Star) A documentary about the first all-female crew to compete in yachting’s gruelling Whitbread Round the World Race in 1989, it tells a mighty tale about the majesty of the human spirit and the power of women. PG

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
(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

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity) Teenagers in a small town in the 1960s discover a book of terrifying tales that start to come true. With Zoe Margaret Colletti, Michael Garza and Gabriel Rush. 14A

Spider-Man: Far From Home
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity, Star) 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

Toy Story 4
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria) 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

Yesterday
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria) 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

A Dog’s Journey (Saturday at Cineplex Odeon Westshore)
Apolcalypse Now: Final Cut (Sunday at Cineplex Odeon Westshore)

 CINECENTA

Wild Rose (Aug. 16 and 17 at 7 and 9:10 p.m.)
Vita and Virginia (Aug. 18 at 4:15 and 7 p.m.; Aug. 19 at 7 and 9:15 p.m.)
Orlando (Aug. 20 at 7 and 9 p.m.)
The Last Black Man in San Francisco (Aug. 21 and 22 at 7 and 9:20 p.m.)

IMAX VICTORIA

imaxvictoria.com for showtimes.

Avengers: Endgame: The Imax 3D Experience
Superpower Dogs 2D and 3D
The Great Bear Rainforest 2D and 3D
Cuba 2D
Aircraft Carrier: Guardians of the Sea 2D

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