What's on at the movies

OPENING

Downhill
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Landmark Cinemas University Heights) A near-miss from an avalanche drives a wedge between a married couple on a family skiing trip in the Alps. With Will Ferrell, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Miranda Otto. PG

Fantasy Island
(Capitol 6, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity) Visitors to a magical island see their fantasies turn into nightmares in this horror flick based on the classic TV series. With Maggie Q, Lucy Hale and Portia Doubleday. 14A

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The Photograph
(Capitol 6) A woman finds romance with a journalist while exploring the early life of her estranged mother, a famous photographer. With Issa Rae, Lakeith Stanfield and Chante Adams. PG

Sonic the Hedgehog
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity) The speedy blue critter battles an evil genius in this video-game adaptation. With Jim Carrey, James Marsden and Neal McDonough. PG

CONTINUING

1917
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity) Two young British soldiers during the First World War are given an impossible mission: Deliver a message deep in enemy territory that will stop 1,600 men and one of the soldiers’ brothers from walking into a deadly trap. With Dean-Charles Chapman, George MacKay and Daniel Mays. 14A

Bad Boys For Life
(Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity) Will Smith and Martin Lawrence reunite for one last go-round as Miami narcotics detectives. With Vanessa Hudgens and Kate Del Castillo. 14A

Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, Landmark Cinemas University Heights, SilverCity Imax) The Joker’s now ex-girlfriend teams with a crew of female superheroes to save a young girl from a twisted villain. With Margot Robbie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Ewan McGregor. 14A

Dolittle
(Capitol 6, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity) Robert Downey Jr. headlines as the veterinarian who can talk to the animals in this effects-laden adventure tale. With Antonio Banderas, Michael Sheen and Tom Holland. PG

Frozen II
(Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity) 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

The Gentlemen
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria, Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity, Star) An American drug kingpin in London faces threats to his empire. With Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam, Colin Farrell and
Hugh Grant. 14A

Jojo Rabbit
(Capitol 6, Star) 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

Jumanji: The Next Level
(Cineplex Odeon Westshore, SilverCity, Star) Danny Glover and Danny DeVito join Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart and Karen Gillan in this sequel to the 2017 action-adventure hit about young people trapped in a video game. PG

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

Little Women
(Capitol 6) Four sisters come of age in the U.S. in the aftermath of the Civil War. With Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson and Timothée Chalamet. G

Parasite
(Capitol 6, SilverCity, Star) 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

The Rhythm Section
(Capitol 6, SilverCity) A woman seeks vengeance against those who plotted the plane crash that killed her family. With Blake Lively, Jude Law and Sterling K. Brown. PG

Richard Jewell
(Star) Clint Eastwood directs this fact-based drama about the security guard falsely accused in the Centennial Park bombing during the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. With Paul Walter Hauser, Sam Rockwell and Kathy Bates. PG

Spies In Disguise
(SilverCity) When the world’s best spy is turned into a pigeon, he must rely on his nerdy tech officer to save the world. With Karen Gillan, Rachel Brosnahan and Tom Holland. G

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
(Cineplex Odeon Victoria) Forty-two years after “a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away” first appeared on movie screens, the ninth episode brings the space saga to its conclusion as the Resistance struggles to defeat the First Order. With Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver and Daisy Ridley. PG

SPECIAL SCREENINGS

Varane Avashyamund (Saturday at Cineplex Odeon Victoria)
Playing With Fire (Saturday at Cineplex Odeon Westshore)
World Famous Lover (Saturday, Sunday and Monday at Cineplex Odeon Victoria)
Metropolitan Opera: 2019-20 Season: Akhnaten Encore (Saturday and Wednesday at SilverCity; Monday at Cineplex Odeon Victoria)
Exhibition On Screen: Lucian Freud — A Self Portrait (Sunday at SilverCity)
Free Willy (Monday at Star)
National Theatre Live: Hansard (Sunday at SilverCity)
Ride Your Wave (Wednesday at SilverCity)
Brahms: The Boy II (Thursday at SilverCity)
National Theatre Live: Cyrano de Bergerac (Thursday at SilverCity)

CINECENTA

Queen and Slim (14A) (Feb. 14 and 15 at 3, 6:45 and 9:15 p.m.)
The Princess Bride (G) (Feb. 14 and 15 at 12:45 p.m.)
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (PG) (Feb. 16 at 3, 5:10 and 7:20 p.m.; Feb. 17 at 7 p.m.)
Frankie (PG) (Feb. 18 at 7 and 9 p.m.)
Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin (Feb. 19 and 20 at 7 and 9 p.m.)

IMAX VICTORIA

imaxvictoria.com for showtimes.
The Great White Shark 2D
Mountain Quest 2D
Air Racers 2D
Born to Be Wild 2D
Jerusalem 2D
Secrets of the Universe 2D

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