Calgary Movie Reviews

Reviews and "trailers" for movies currently playing in Calgary, Airdrie, Cochrane and Okotoks(144 screens) (updated for week of Friday March 23rd):

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Click on to view movie trailer. Ratings are out of five stars 5 out of 5.

New Releases (for week of Friday March 23rd)

2.5 Star Rating

CHIPS

The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers ( Michael Peña, Dax Shepard) as they make their rounds on the freeways of Los Angeles.
YouTube movie trailer for CHIPS Movie Trailer

2.5 Star Rating

Life

An international space crew (Rebecca Ferguson, Jake Gyllenhaal, Ryan Reynolds, Hiroyuki Sanada) discovers life on Mars.
YouTube movie trailer for Life Movie Trailer

3.5 Star Rating

Power Rangers

A group of high-school kids, who are infused with unique superpowers, harness their abilities in order to save the world. (Elizabeth Banks, Bryan Cranston, Becky G., Bill Hader)
YouTube movie trailer for Power Rangers Movie Trailer

3 Star Rating

Wilson

A lonely, neurotic and hilariously honest middle-aged man (Woody Harrelson) reunites with his estranged wife (Laura Dern) and meets his teenage daughter (Isabella Amara) for the first time.
YouTube movie trailer for Wilson Movie Trailer

Coming Next Week

Cezanne and I ---Friday, March 31, 2017

About a lifelong friendship between two renowned French artists - painter Paul Cézanne (Guillaume Gallienne) and writer Emile Zola (Guillaume Canet).
Movie Trailer

Ghost in the Shell---Friday, March 31, 2017

A cyborg policewoman (Scarlett Johansson) attempts to bring down a nefarious computer hacker (Michael Pitt, Michael Wincott, Pilou Asbćk).
Movie Trailer

Step Sisters---Friday, March 31, 2017

Jamilah is the president of her black sorority, captain of their champion step dance crew, and moving on to Harvard Law School, and asked to reform hard-partying white fraternity girls from Sigma Beta Beta through rythmic dance...
Movie Trailer

The Boss Baby---Friday, March 31, 2017

A suit-wearing briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his seven-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co. (voices: Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Lisa Kudrow, Jimmy Kimmel)
Movie Trailer

The Zookeeper's Wife---Friday, March 31, 2017

The Zookeeper's Wife tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion.
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Currently Showing Movies


2 Star Rating

A Dog's Purpose

A dog looks to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes and owners (Britt Robertson, Josh Gad, Dennis Quaid, Logan Miller).
A Dog Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

A United Kingdom

Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana (David Oyelowo) causes an international stir when he marries a white woman (Rosamund Pike) from London in the late 1940s.
A United Kingdom Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

Arrival

A linguist (Amy Adams) is recruited by the military to assist in translating alien communications (also: Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg)
Arrival Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

Ballerina

An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house (voices: Dane DeHaan, Elle Fanning, Maddie Ziegler )
Ballerina Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

Beauty and the Beast

An adaptation of the Disney fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince (Dan Stevens) and a young woman (Emma Watson) who fall in love.
Beauty and the Beast Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3 Star Rating

Beauty and the Beast (3D)

Belle, whose father is imprisoned by the Beast, offers herself instead and discovers her captor to be an enchanted prince. (voices: Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson)
Beauty and the Beast (3D) Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3 Star Rating

Before I Fall

February 12 is just another day in Samantha's (Zoey Deutch) charmed life until it turns out to be her last, where she is stuck reliving her last day to untangle the mystery around her death (Liv Hewson, Logan Miller, Jennifer Beals).
Before I Fall Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


2.5 Star Rating

CHIPS

The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers ( Michael Peña, Dax Shepard) as they make their rounds on the freeways of Los Angeles.
CHIPS Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

The adventures of writer Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) in New York's secret community of witches and wizards (Ezra Miller, Colin Farrell, Zoë Kravitz) seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

Fences

An African-American father (Denzel Washington) struggles with race relations in the United States while trying to raise his family in the 1950s and coming to terms with the events of his life. (also Viola Davis, Mykelti Williamson, Russell Hornsby)
Fences Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


2 Star Rating

Fist Fight

When one school teacher (Charlie Day) gets the other (Ice Cube) fired, he is challenged to an after-school fight.
Fist Fight Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

Get Out

A young African-American man (Daniel Kaluuya ) visits his Caucasian girlfriend's (Allison Williams) mysterious family estate (also: Lakeith Stanfield, Catherine Keener, Bradley Whitford).
Get Out Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

Goon: Last of the Enforcers

In an NHL, lockout a minor league team, the Halifax Highlanders, benefits from professional players who join the old teammates (Seann William Scott, Liev Schreiber, Marc-André Grondin, Kim Coates, Alison Pill, Wyatt Russell, Elisha Cuthbert)
Goon: Last of the Enforcers Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

Hidden Figures

A team of African-American women provide NASA with important mathematical data needed to launch the program's first successful space missions. (Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner)
Hidden Figures Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

Jackie

Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy (Natalie Portman) fights through grief and trauma, console her children, and define her husband's historic legacy.(and Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup)
Jackie  Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

John Wick: Chapter 2

The continuing adventures of former hitman, John Wick (Keanu Reeves, with Ruby Rose, Bridget Moynahan, Ian McShane).
John Wick: Chapter 2 Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

Kedi

A profile of an ancient city and its unique people, seen through the eyes of the most mysterious and beloved animal humans have ever known, the Cat.
Kedi  Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

Kong: Skull Island

A team of explorers and soldiers (Brie Larson, Tian Jing, Tom Hiddleston, Corey Hawkins) travel to an uncharted island in the Pacific, unaware that they are crossing into the domain of monsters, including the mythic Kong.
Kong: Skull Island Movie Trailer Movie Trailer

3 Star Rating

Legion

When God loses faith in humankind, he sends his legion of angels to bring on the Apocalypse. A group of strangers trapped at an out-of-the-way desert diner work with the Archangel Michael (Paul Bettany) to fight for the survival of the human race.
Legion Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


2.5 Star Rating

Life

An international space crew (Rebecca Ferguson, Jake Gyllenhaal, Ryan Reynolds, Hiroyuki Sanada) discovers life on Mars.
Life Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3 Star Rating

Lion

A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family. (Rooney Mara, Nicole Kidman, Dev Patel, David Wenham)
Lion Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

Logan

In the near future, a weary Logan (Hugh Jackman) cares for an ailing Professor X in a hide out on the Mexican border, when a young mutant arrives, being pursued by dark forces (also Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, Boyd Holbrook).
Logan Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

Love Is Strange

After Ben and George (John Lithgow, Alfred Molina) get married, George is fired from his teaching post, forcing them to stay with friends separately while they sell their place and look for cheaper housing - a situation that weighs heavily on all involved. (Marisa Tomei, Cheyenne Jackson)
Love Is Strange Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

Metropolitan Opera (New York)

Productions from the Metropolitan Opera in New York, simulcast in movie theatres


4 Star Rating

Moana

A young woman uses her navigational talents to set sail for a fabled island. Joining her on the adventure is her hero, the legendary demi-god Maui. (voices: Dwayne Johnson, Alan Tudyk, Jemaine Clement, Nicole Scherzinger)
Moana Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


2 Star Rating

Monster Trucks

Looking for any way to get away from the life and town he was born into, Tripp (Lucas Till), a high school senior, builds a Monster Truck from bits and pieces of scrapped cars. (other voices: Jane Levy, Rob Lowe, Amy Ryan)
Monster Trucks Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

Monsters vs. Aliens

Animated: After being hit by a meteorite on her wedding day, Susan Murphy (Reese Witherspoon) is transformed into a monster named Ginormica and subsequently whisked away to a secret government compound for others like her, but they are all set free to help save the Earth when it is attacked by aliens.
Monsters vs. Aliens Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

Moonlight

A timeless story of human self-discovery and connection, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood, growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami. (Mahershala Ali, Shariff Earp, Duan Sanderso)
Moonlight Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

National Theatre (London)

Productions from London's National Theatre, simulcast in movie theatre.


2.5 Star Rating

Passengers

A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early.(Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt, Michael Sheen, Andy Garcia)
Passengers Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

Power Rangers

A group of high-school kids, who are infused with unique superpowers, harness their abilities in order to save the world. (Elizabeth Banks, Bryan Cranston, Becky G., Bill Hader)
Power Rangers Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

Puss in Boots

A story about the events leading up to the sword fighting cat's (voice: Antonio Banderas) meeting with Shrek and his friends (Salma Hayek, Zach Galifianakis).
Puss in Boots Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4.5 Star Rating

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Rebellion makes a risky move to steal the plans to the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow. (Felicity Jones, Mads Mikkelsen, Ben Mendelsohn, Forest Whitaker)
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

Sing

A koala named Buster Moon has one final chance to restore his theater to its former glory by producing the world's greatest singing competition. (voices: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson)
Sing Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

Split

After three girls (Anya Taylor-Joy, Haley Lu Richardson, Kim Director) are kidnapped by a man (James McAvoy) with 24 duel personalities, some of which can help them while running away and staying alive.
Split Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

Storks

Storks have moved on from delivering babies to packages. But when an order for a baby appears, the best delivery stork must scramble to fix the error by delivering the baby. (voices: Andy Samberg, Jennifer Aniston, Ty Burrell, Kelsey Gramme)
Storks Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


2.5 Star Rating

The Great Wall

European mercenaries (Matt Damon, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe, with Tian Jing) searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.
The Great Wall Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

The Lego Batman Movie

Bruce Wayne must not only deal with the criminals of Gotham City, but also the responsibility of raising a boy he adopted. (voices: enny Slate, Will Arnett, Ralph Fiennes, Zach Galifianakis )
The Lego Batman Movie Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3 Star Rating

The Secret Life of Pets

Manhattan favourite dog Max is threatened when his owner brings home a sloppy mongrel named Duke, but they team up with and adorable bunny and an army of lost pets taking revenge (voices: Jenny Slate, Kevin Hart, Ellie Kemper, Albert Brooks)
The Secret Life of Pets Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3 Star Rating

The Sense of an Ending

A man (Matthew Goode) becomes haunted by his past and is presented with a mysterious legacy that causes him to re-think his current situation in life (Michelle Dockery, Emily Mortimer, Charlotte Rampling).
The Sense of an Ending Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


1.5 Star Rating

The Shack

A grieving man (Sam Worthington) receives a mysterious, personal invitation to meet with God at a place called "The Shack." (Octavia Spencer, Tim McGraw, Radha Mitchell)
The Shack Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3 Star Rating

Trolls

A troll princess and her companion, the one unhappy troll try to rescue her friends from being eaten by their nemeses.(voices: Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Zooey Deschanel, Christopher Mintz-Plasse)
Trolls Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3 Star Rating

Wilson

A lonely, neurotic and hilariously honest middle-aged man (Woody Harrelson) reunites with his estranged wife (Laura Dern) and meets his teenage daughter (Isabella Amara) for the first time.
Wilson Movie Trailer Movie Trailer

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