What's on at the movies

OPENING

The Addams Family
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity) Cartoonist Charles Addams’ creepy, kooky clan returns to the big screen in animated form. With voices of Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron and Chloe Grace Moretz. PG

Gemini Man
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity Imax) Ang Lee directs Will Smith in this action-thriller about an elite assassin who faces off against his younger doppelganger. With Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Clive Owen and Benedict Wong. PG

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Jexi
(Capitol 6) A pop culture blogger gets a little too familiar with the digital assistant on his smartphone. With Adam Devine, Rose Byrne and Alexandra Shipp. 14A

Official Secrets
(Star, Vic Theatre) The true story of a British whistleblower who leaked information to the press about an illegal NSA spy operation designed to push the UN Security Council into sanctioning the 2003 invasion of Iraq. With Matt Smith, Katherine Kelly and Keira Knightley. PG

CONTINUING 

Abominable
(Capitol 6, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity, Star) Three friends try to reunite a young Yeti with his family in the Himalayas in this animated adventure. With the voices of Chloe Bennet, Tenzing Norgay Trainor and Albert Tsai. G

Ad Astra
(Capitol 6, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity) Brad Pitt stars as an astronaut searching for his father in the outer realms of the solar system. With Tommy Lee Jones, Ruth Negga and Liv Tyler. PG

Downton Abbey
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity) The Crawleys and their staff prepare for a royal visit in this big-screen adaptation of the beloved British TV series. With Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern, Michelle Dockery and Maggie Smith. PG

The Goldfinch
(Star) Adaptation of Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book about a young man whose mother dies in a bombing at a New York museum when he is 13. With Ansel Elgort, Oakes Fegley and Nicole Kidman. PG

Hustlers
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, SilverCity) Former strip-club workers plan to take down a group of Wall Street players. With Constance Wu, Jennifer Lopez and Julia Stiles. 14A

It: Chapter Two
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity) Evil returns to Derry, Maine. With James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain and Bill Skarsgard. 14A

Joker
(Capitol 6, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity) Joaquin Phoenix takes on the role of Gotham’s notorious mad clown in this standalone character study/origin story. With Robert De Niro and Zazie Beetz. 14A

Judy
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, Star) Renée Zellweger portrays Judy Garland during the legendary entertainer’s run of sold-out stage shows in 1968 London. With Jessie Buckley, Rufus Sewell and Michael Gambon. PG

My People My Country
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria) An anthology consisting of seven short stories directed by several directors, which are based on seven moments since the founding of People’s Republic of China. With Arthur Chen, Yalin Gao and You Ge. PG

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

SPECIAL SCREENINGS 

Sometimes Always Never (Friday to Thursday at Vic Theatre)
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (Saturday at Cineplex Odeon Westshore)
Turandot (Metropolitan Opera) (Saturday at Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity)
Shakespeare’s Globe Presents: The Merry Wives of Windsor (Sunday at SilverCity)
Metallica and San Francisco Symphony: S&M2 (Monday at SilverCity)
Gift (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at Vic Theatre)

CINECENTA 

After the Wedding (Oct. 11 and 12 at 3, 7 and 9:15 p.m.)
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of my Voice (Oct. 13 at 3, 5 and 7 p.m.; Oct 14 at 7 p.m.)
Blue Velvet (Oct. 15 at 7 and 9:20 p.m.
Gordon LIghtfoot: If You Could Read My Mind (Oct. 16 at 7 and 9 p.m.)
Us & Them (Oct. 17 at 7 and 9 p.m.)

IMAX VICTORIA

imaxvictoria.com for showtimes.

The Lion King The Imax Experience 2D and 3D
Apollo 11: First Steps Edition 2D
Mysteries of China 2D and 3D
Superpower Dogs 3D
The Great Bear Rainforest 2D and 3D

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