What's on at the movies

OPENING

21 Bridges
(SilverCity) Black Panther’s Chadwick Boseman plays an NYPD detective leading a manhunt for a pair of cop killers. With Sienna Miller and Stephan James. 14A

A Beautiful Day In the Neighborhood
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity, Star) Tom Hanks slips on the friendly cardigan of children’s TV show host Fred Rogers to dispense lessons in kindness to Matthew Rhys’s jaded journalist. With Susan Kelechi Watson and Chris Cooper. PG

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Frozen II
(Capitol 6, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity Imax) Anna, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven join Elsa as she searches for the truth behind her powers in this sequel to the blockbuster 2013 animated musical. With the voices of Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel and Jonathan Groff. G

Knives Out
(Opens Wednesday) (Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity) A detective investigates the death of a patriarch of an eccentric, combative family. With Daniel Craig, Chris Evan, Toni Collette and Jamie Lee Curtis. PG

There Are No Fakes
(Vic Theatre) A painting, apparently the work of an iconic Native artist, leads the rockstar who buys it into the tragic, brutal world of an art forgery ring in Canada’s Far North. With Douglas E. Davidson and Sienna Demers. Not Rated

CONTINUING

Charlie’s Angels
(Capitol 6, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity) Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott and Ella Balinska are the titular trio in writer-director-co-star Elizabeth Banks’s reboot of the action franchise based on the 1970s TV series. With Sam Claflin and Djimon Hounsou. PG

Doctor Sleep
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria) 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

Downton Abbey
(Vic Theatre) 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

Ford v Ferrari
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity) Matt Damon is American car designer Carroll Shelby and Christian Bale is British racer Ken Miles in this fact-based drama about the duo’s efforts to challenge Italian automotive legend Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans race in France in 1966. With Jon Bernthal and Caitriona Balfe. PG

The Good Liar
(Capitol 6, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity, Star) Ian McKellen and Helen Mirren square off as an elegant, elderly grifter and his not-so-easy mark in this suspense thriller. With Russell Tovey and Jim Carter. 14A

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

Joker
(Capitol 6, Cineplex Odeon Westshore) 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

Last Christmas
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria) 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

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore) 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

Midway
(Cineplex Odeon Westshore) The story of the 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

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

Terminator: Dark Fate
(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

SPECIAL SCREENINGS

Metropolitan Opera: 19/20: Akhnaten (Saturday at Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity)
The Polar Express (Saturday at Cineplex Odeon Westshore)
National Theatre Live: Fleabag (Sunday at SilverCity)
Hermitage: The Power of Art (Sunday at SilverCity)

CINECENTA

The Irishman (Nov. 22, 23 and 24 at 3 and 7 p.m.)
Aladdin (Nov. 23 and 24 at 12:15 p.m.)
Picking Up the Pieces: The Making of the Witness Blanket (Nov. 25 at 7 p.m.)
Vagabond (Nov. 26 at 7 and 9 p.m.)
The Whale and the Raven (Nov. 27 and 28 at 7 p.m.)

 IMAX VICTORIA 

imaxvictoria.com for showtimes.
Ad Astra: The Imax Experience
Back From the Brink 2D and 3D
Apollo 11: First Steps Edition 2D
Mysteries of China 2D and 3D
The Great Bear Rainforest 3D
Born To Be Wild 2D

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