What's on at the movies

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After the Wedding
(Capitol 6) Hoping for funds for her orphanage in India, Isabelle travels to New York, invited to meet a benefactor at a wedding. With Michelle Williams, Julianne Moore and Billy Crudup. PG

Kuwaresma
(Landmark Cinemas University Heights) What appears to be the ghost of their youngest daughter haunts a family. With Sharon Cuneta, John Arcilla and Kent Gonzales. Not Rated

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Luce
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria) A married couple is forced to reckon with their idealized image of their son after they discover he has written an extremely disturbing essay for his class at school. With Naomi Watts, Octavia Spencer and Tim Roth. Not Rated

Ne Zha
(SilverCity Imax) Destined by prophecy to bring destruction to the world, a powerful boy must choose between good and evil. With Yanting Lü, Joseph and Mo Han. Not Rated

The Peanut Butter Falcon
(SilverCity) Zak runs away from his care home to make his dream of becoming a wrestler come true. With Shia LaBeouf, Dakota Johnson and Zack Gottsagen. PG

CONTINUING

Angel Has Fallen
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity) Gerard Butler’s Secret Service agent returns, this time framed for the attempted assassination of the president. With Morgan Freeman and Jada Pinkett Smith. 14A

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

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

Blinded By the Light
(Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity) 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

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
(Capitol 6) 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
(Capitol 6, 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

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

The Last Black Man in San Francisco
(Vic Theatre) A young man searches for home in the changing city that seems to have left him behind. With Jimmie Fails, Jonathan Majors and Danny Glover. 14A

The Lion King
(Capitol 6, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity) 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

Midsommar
(Vic Theatre) 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

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
(Capitol 6, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, 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

Overcomer
(SilverCity) A high-school coach and family man in an economically struggling town finds inspiration in a young girl who tries out for the cross-country team. With Alex Kendrick, Aryn Wright-Thompson and Shari Rigby. G

Ready Or Not
(Capitol 6, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity) A new bride is forced by her eccentric in-laws to play a twisted and deadly game. With Samara Weaving, Mark O’Brien and Adam Brody. 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: Extended Cut
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Landmark Cinemas University Heights) 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

Where’d You Go Bernadette?
(Capitol 6, Star) A loving mom becomes compelled to reconnect with her creative passions after years of sacrificing herself for her family. Her leap of faith takes her on an epic adventure that jump-starts her life and leads to her triumphant rediscovery. With Cate Blanchett, Judy Greer and Kristen Wiig. PG

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

The Best Exotic Marigold Motel (Saturday through Monday at Vic Theatre)
Tea With the Dames (Saturday through Monday at Vic Theatre)
Surkhi Bindi (Sunday and Wednesday at Cineplex Odeon Victoria)
Ugly Dolls (Sunday at Cineplex Odeon Westshore)

CINECENTA

Marianne and Leonard: Words of Love (Aug. 30 and 31 at 7 and 9:10 p.m.)
Red Joan (Sept. 1 at 4:45 and 7 p.m.; Sept. 2 at 7 p.m.)
Do the Right Thing (Sept. 3 at 7 and 9:30 p.m.)
Booksmart (Sept. 4 and 5 at 7 and 9:10 p.m.)

IMAX VICTORIA

imaxvictoria.com for showtimes.

Godzilla: King of Monsters: The Imax Experience 2D
Mysteries of China 2D
Superpower Dogs 2D
The Great Bear Rainforest 2D

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