What's on at the movies

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Arctic Dogs
(SilverCity) An Arctic fox that dreams of becoming a canine courier uncovers a villainous walrus’s dastardly plot in this animated tale. With the voices of Jeremy Renner, Heidi Klum and James Franco. G

Harriet
(Capitol 6) Cynthia Erivo portrays Harriet Tubman, the 19th-century African-American woman who escaped from slavery and then led hundreds of others to freedom. With Leslie Odom Jr. and Janelle Monae. PG

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Motherless Brooklyn
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria) Writer-director Edward Norton stars as a lonely private eye with Tourette’s syndrome tracking his mentor’s killer in 1950s New York. With Bruce Willis and Bobby Cannavale. 14A

Pain and Glory
(Capitol 6) A film director reflects on the choices he has made in life as past and present come crashing down around him. With Antonio Banderas, Penélope Cruz and Asier Etxeandia. PG

Parasite
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria) All unemployed, Ki-taek’s family takes peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks for their livelihood until they get entangled in an unexpected incident. With Kang-ho Song, Yeo-jeong Jo and So-dam Park. 14A

Sometimes, Always, Never
(Star) A detective fantasy and family drama in which a love of words helps a father reconnect with a missing son. With Bill Nighy, Sam Riley and Alice Lowe. PG

Terminator: Dark Fate
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity Imax) Linda Hamilton and Arnold Schwarzenegger are b-a-a-ck in the latest chapter of the time-bending cyborg franchise. With Mackenzie Davis and Natalia Reyes.

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Abominable
(Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity) 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, 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

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

Black and Blue
(Capitol 6) A black female rookie cop in New Orleans witnesses fellow officers committing a murder. With Naomie Harris, Tyrese Gibson and Frank Grillo. 14A

Countdown
(Capitol 6, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity) A mysterious phone app claims to predict the moment a person will die. With Elizabeth Lail, Jordan Calloway and Talitha Bateman. 14A

Downton Abbey
(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 hit British TV series. With Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern, Michelle Dockery and Maggie Smith. PG

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

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, Vic Theatre) 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

The Lighthouse
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria) Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe play lighthouse keepers on an isolated island in New England in the 1890s in this black-and-white fantasy tale. With Valeriia Karaman. Not Rated

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity, Star) Angelina Jolie reprises her role as the Disney villain in this sequel to the 2014 fantasy tale. With Elle Fanning, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Ed Skrein. PG

Western Stars
(SilverCity) Live concert performance of Bruce Springsteen singing songs from his album Western Stars. With Bruce Springsteen and Thom Zimny. G

Zombieland: Double Tap
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity) Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Abigail Breslin and Emma Stone reunite to dispatch even more of the undead in this sequel to the 2009 horror comedy. With Rosario Dawson, Zoey Deutch and Luke Wilson. 18A

SPECIAL SCREENINGS

Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice (Saturday and Sunday at Star)
The Angry Birds Movie 2 (Saturday at Cineplex Odeon Westshore)
Billy Connolly: The Sex Life of Bandages (Sunday at SilverCity)
Leonardo: The Works (Sunday at SilverCity)
Daaka (Sunday and Wednesday at Cineplex Odeon Victoria)
The Metropolitan Opera: Turandot Encore (Monday at Cineplex Odeon Victoria)
Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind (Tuesday-Thursday at Star)

CINECENTA

Blinded by the Light (Nov. 1 and 2 at 3, 7 and 9:20 p.m.)
Dora and the Lost City of Gold (Nov. 2 and 3 at 12:45 p.m.)
Red Joan (Nov. 3 at 3, 7 and 9:10 p.m.)
Never Look Away (Nov. 4 at 7 p.m.)
Push (Nov. 5 at 7 and 9 p.m.)
Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool (Nov. 6 and 7 at 7 and 9:15 p.m.)

IMAX VICTORIA

imaxvictoria.com for showtimes.

Aladdin: The Imax Experience 2D and 3D
D-Day: Normandy 1944 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
Wild Flight: Conquest of the Skies 3D

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