What's on at the movies

OPENING

Doctor Sleep
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity) Forty years after the events of The Shining, the now-grown Danny Torrance joins forces with a similarly gifted teen to battle dark forces. With Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson and Kyliegh Curran. PG

Jojo Rabbit
(Capitol 6, SilverCity) A young boy in Hitler’s army finds out his mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their home. With Roman Griffin Davis, Thomasin McKenzie and Scarlett Johansson. PG

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Last Christmas
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity, Star) In a holiday romantic comedy inspired by the music of George Michael, a young Londoner meets a guy who seems too good to be true. With Emilia Clarke, Henry Golding and Emma Thompson. PG

Midway
(Capitol 6, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity) The story of the critical Second World War Pacific Theatre battle between the American fleet and the Imperial Japanese navy in June 1942. With Ed Skrein, Patrick Wilson and Luke Evans. PG

Playing With Fire
(SilverCity) Firefighters find their lives turned upside down when they rescue three siblings, but can’t find the kids’ parents. With John Cena, Keegan-Michael Key and John Leguizamo. G

CONTINUING

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 Chloë Bennet, Tenzing Norgay Trainor and Albert Tsai. G

The Addams Family
(Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity, Star) 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

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

Downton Abbey
(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

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

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
(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, SilverCity) 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

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

Official Secrets
(Star) 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 Matthew Goode, Keira Knightley and MyAnna Buring. PG

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
(Vic Theatre) 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) 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. 14A

Western Stars
(Star, Vic Theatre) 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

Dora and the Lost City of Gold (Saturday at Cineplex Odeon Westshore)
Madama Butterfly (Sunday at Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity)
The Godfather, Part II (Sunday and Wednesday at SilverCity)
The Pollinators (Monday at SilverCity)
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice (Monday through Thursday at Star)
The Twilight Zone: A 60th Anniversary Celebration (Thursday at SilverCity)

CINECENTA

The Peanut Butter Falcon (Nov. 8 and 9 at 3, 7 and 9 p.m.)
The Angry Birds Movie 2 (Nov. 9 and 10 at 12:45 p.m.)
Rocketman (Nov. 10 at 3, 5:25 and 7:45 p.m.)
They Shall Not Grow Old (Nov. 11 at 7 p.m.)
La Pointe Courte (Nov. 12 at 7 and 9 p.m.)
Photograph (Nov. 13 and 14 at 7 and 9:10 p.m.)

IMAX VICTORIA

imaxvictoria.com for showtimes.
Dunkirk: The Imax Experience
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
A Beautiful Planet 3D (In French)

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