Calgary Movie Reviews

Reviews and "trailers" for movies currently playing in Calgary, Airdrie, Cochrane and Okotoks(144 screens) (updated for week of Friday May 26th):

Click on Movie name below to see all showtimes at local theatres for that movie.
Click on to view movie trailer. Ratings are out of five stars 5 out of 5.

New Releases (for week of Friday May 26th)

2 Star Rating

Baywatch

Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchanan butts heads with a brash new recruit. Together, they uncover a local criminal plot that threatens the future of the Bay.
YouTube movie trailer for Baywatch Movie Trailer

2 Star Rating

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) searches for the trident of Poseidon also: Geoffrey Rush, Javier Bardem, Orlando Bloom).
YouTube movie trailer for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Movie Trailer

Coming Next Week

3 Idiotas---Friday, June 02, 2017

A group of friends (Martha Higareda, Alfonso Dosal, Christian Vazquez, German Valdez) embark on a fun adventure determined to find a college roommate who disappeared without a trace on graduation day.
Movie Trailer

Band Aid---Friday, June 02, 2017

A couple who can't stop fighting embark on a last-ditch effort to save their marriage: turning their fights into songs and starting a band. (Jamie Chung, Zoe Lister-Jones, Brooklyn Decker, Colin Hanks)
Movie Trailer

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie---Friday, June 02, 2017

Two overly imaginative pranksters named George & Harold, hypnotize their principal into thinking he's a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants (voices:Jordan Peele, Kevin Hart, Sugar Lyn Beard, Kristen Schaal).
Movie Trailer

Dean---Friday, June 02, 2017

Dean is an NY illustrator who falls hard for an LA woman while trying to prevent his father from selling the family home in the wake of his mother's death. (Asif Ali, Jesaiah Baer, Kathrine Barnes, Kate Berlant)
Movie Trailer

Past Life---Friday, June 02, 2017

Tthe daring late 1970s odyssey of two sisters - an introverted classical musician and a rambunctious scandal sheet journalist - as they unravel a shocking wartime mystery that casts a dark shadow. (Nelly Tagar, Joy Rieger, Doron Tavory, Evgenia Dodina)
Movie Trailer

Vincent N Roxxy---Friday, June 02, 2017

A small town loner (Emile Hirsch) and a rebellious punk rocker (ZoŽ Kravitz) unexpectedly fall in love as they are forced on the run and soon discover violence follows them everywhere. (Zoey Deutch, Emory Cohen)
Movie Trailer

Wonder Woman---Friday, June 02, 2017

Before she was Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, a trained warrior who meets a crashed pilot who tells of conflict in the outside world,and joins him there. (also David Thewlis, Robin Wright, Chris Pine)
Movie Trailer

Currently Showing Movies


4 Star Rating

A Quiet Passion

The story of American poet Emily Dickinson (Cynthia Nixon) from her early days as a young schoolgirl to her later years as a reclusive, unrecognized artist (also: Jennifer Ehle, Duncan Duff, Keith Carradine).
A Quiet Passion Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

Alien: Covenant

The crew of the colony ship Covenant (Stars: Katherine Waterston, James Franco, Michael Fassbender, Noomi Rapace), bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise
Alien: Covenant 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


2 Star Rating

Baywatch

Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchanan butts heads with a brash new recruit. Together, they uncover a local criminal plot that threatens the future of the Bay.
Baywatch 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

Boston

The history of the Boston Marathon from its humble origins starting with only 15 runners, to the first female runners, through the tragedy in 2013, and ultimately the triumph of 2014.


2.5 Star Rating

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul

A Heffley family road trip to attend Meemaw's 90th birthday party goes hilariously off course thanks to Greg's (Jason Drucker) newest scheme to get to a video gaming convention (also: Amandla Stenberg, Nick Robinson, Anika Noni Rose, Ana de la Reguera)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3 Star Rating

Everything, Everything

A teenager (Amandla Stenberg) who's lived a sheltered life because she's allergic to everything, falls for the boy (Nick Robinson) who moves in next door.
Everything, Everything  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 Star Rating

Ghost in the Shell

A cyborg policewoman (Scarlett Johansson) attempts to bring down a nefarious computer hacker (Michael Pitt, Michael Wincott, Pilou Asbæk).
Ghost in the Shell Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

Gifted

Frank (Chris Evans), a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary (Mckenna Grace), is drawn into a custody battle with his mother. (also: Lindsay Duncan, Jenny Slate, Octavia Spencer)
Gifted Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

Going in Style

Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, three lifelong pals (Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, Alan Arkin) risk it all on a daring bid to knock off the bank that absconded with their money.
Going in Style Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Set to the backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' continues the team's adventures as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill's true parentage (Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel)
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 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


3.5 Star Rating

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Robbed of his birthright, Arthur (Charlie Hunnam) comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy (also: Jude Law, Annabelle Wallis, Hermione Corfield).
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword 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


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

Maudie

Based on a true story of an unlikely romance betweem reclusive Everett Lewis (Ethan Hawke) and his fragile yet determined housekeeper, Maudie (Sally Hawkins)
Maudie	 Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

National Theatre (London)

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


2 Star Rating

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) searches for the trident of Poseidon also: Geoffrey Rush, Javier Bardem, Orlando Bloom).
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales 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


3 Star Rating

Smurfs: The Lost Village

A mysterious map sets Smurfette and her friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting race through the Forbidden Forest to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history. (voices: Ariel Winter, Michelle Rodriguez, Julia Roberts, Joe Manganiello)
Smurfs: The Lost Village Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


1 Star Rating

Snatched

When her boyfriend dumps her before their exotic vacation, a young woman (Amy Schumer) persuades her ultra-cautious mother (Goldie Hawn) to travel with her to paradise, with unexpected results.
Snatched 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 Star Rating

The Belko Experiment

In a twisted social experiment, 80 Americans are locked in an office tower in Bogotá, Colombia and ordered by an unknown voice over the intercom system to participate in a game of kill or be killed.
The Belko Experiment Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


2.5 Star Rating

The Boss Baby

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)
The Boss Baby Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


2.5 Star Rating

The Fate of the Furious

When a mysterious woman seduces Dom (Vin Diesel) into the world of crime and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before. (Charlize Theron, Dwayne Johnson, Kurt Russell, )
The Fate of the Furious 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


3.5 Star Rating

The Lost City of Z

A true-life drama, centering on British explorer Col. Percival Fawcett (Charlie Hunnam), who disappeared while searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon in the 1920s. (also: Sienna Miller, Tom Holland, Robert Pattinson)
The Lost City of Z 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

The Zookeeper's Wife

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.
The Zookeeper Movie Trailer


3 Star Rating

Tommy's Honour

In every generation, a torch passes from father to son, in this intimate, powerfully moving tale of the real-life founders of the modern game of golf. (Ophelia Lovibond, Sam Neill, Peter Mullan, Jack Lowden)
Tommy Movie Trailer


4.5 Star Rating

Your Name

Animated: Two strangers find themselves linked in a bizarre way. When a connection forms, will distance be the only thing to keep them apart?
Your Name Movie Trailer Movie Trailer

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