Show information for the week of March 15 - 21

 


Mary Poppins Returns


Daily Matinees Saturday - Thursday

10:00am


Rated:   Canadian Connection

Genre:  Family, Musical

Running Time: 130 min.

Director: Rob Marshall


It's been many years since Mary Poppins visited Jane and Michael Banks and worked as their magical nanny. Now grown, Michael (Ben Whishaw) is a widower with three children: Annabel (Pixie Davies), John (Nathanael Saleh) and Georgie (Joel Dawson). When the bank is about to repossess his childhood home after he misses several payments, his sister Jane (Emily Mortimer) helps him search through their father's papers for the shares they own in the bank.

Meanwhile, as the children head off across the park to buy some groceries, Georgie plays with a kite that his father threw out. It nearly pulls him into the air, but he's saved by a lamplighter named Jack (Lin-Manuel Miranda). When the kite returns to the ground, Mary Poppins (Emily Blunt) is holding onto it and announces she's come to London to be the children's nanny.

 


The Upside


Daily Matinees Saturday - Thursday

12:15pm


Rated:   Canadian Connection

Genre:  Comedy, Drama

Running Time: 125 min.

Director: Neil Burger


When Park Avenue billionaire Phillip Lacasse (Bryan Cranston) is paralyzed after a hang-gliding accident, he hires unqualified ex-con Dell Scott (Kevin Hart) as his caretaker. Phil, who recently lost his wife to cancer, has lost the will to live and Dell is the best candidate to carry out the Do Not Resuscitate edict he's asked for, should his health deteriorate.

Although they come from two completely different worlds and backgrounds, Phil and Dell form an unlikely friendship, with Phil introducing Dell to high society with opera, fast cars and art and giving him stable financial footing with decent paychecks, while Dell shares with his employer the music of Aretha Franklin, and the tastiness of hot dogs and soft serve ice cream.

Based on the hit French movie The Intouchables.

 


Mary Poppins Returns


Daily Matinees Saturday - Thursday

2:30pm


Rated:   Canadian Connection

Genre:  Family, Musical

Running Time: 130 min.

Director: Rob Marshall


It's been many years since Mary Poppins visited Jane and Michael Banks and worked as their magical nanny. Now grown, Michael (Ben Whishaw) is a widower with three children: Annabel (Pixie Davies), John (Nathanael Saleh) and Georgie (Joel Dawson). When the bank is about to repossess his childhood home after he misses several payments, his sister Jane (Emily Mortimer) helps him search through their father's papers for the shares they own in the bank.

Meanwhile, as the children head off across the park to buy some groceries, Georgie plays with a kite that his father threw out. It nearly pulls him into the air, but he's saved by a lamplighter named Jack (Lin-Manuel Miranda). When the kite returns to the ground, Mary Poppins (Emily Blunt) is holding onto it and announces she's come to London to be the children's nanny.

 


Free Solo

Academy Award Winner for Best Documentary


Nightly

4:45pm


Rated:   Canadian Connection

Genre:  Documentary

Running Time: 97 min.

Director: Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, Jimmy Chin


FREE SOLO is an edge-of-your seat thriller and an inspiring portrait of Alex Honnold, an athlete who challenges both his body and his beliefs on a quest to triumph over the impossible, revealing the personal toll of excellence.

As the climber begins his training, the armor of invincibility he's built up over decades unexpectedly breaks apart when Honnold begins to fall in love, threatening his focus and giving way to injury and setbacks. Directors Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi succeed in beautifully capturing deeply human moments with Honnold as well as the death-defying climb with exquisite artistry and masterful, vertigo-inducing camerawork.

 



The Mule


Nightly

6:30pm


Rated:   

Genre:  Drama

Running Time: 116 min.

Director: Clint Eastwood


Earl Stone (Clint Eastwood) knows he's been a terrible husband and father to his ex-wife Mary (Dianne Wiest) and his daughter, Iris (Alison Eastwood). Now in his 80s, he's facing foreclosure of his business. When he's offered a job that just requires some driving, Earl jumps at the chance, but what he doesn't know at first is that he'll be transporting drugs for a Mexican cartel.

He does so well that he's asked to do more and more runs, with increased loads of cargo. But he eventually attracts the attention of a DEA agent named Colin Bates (Bradley Cooper). As Earl struggles with his past mistakes, and the law and the cartel's enforcers begin to catch up to him, he wonders if he’ll have time to right those wrongs.

Based on The New York Times investigative article "The Sinaloa Cartel's 90-Year-Old Drug Mule" written by Sam Dolnick.

 



Bohemian Rhapsody

Academy Award Winner for Best Actor


Nightly

8:45pm


Rated:   Canadian Connection

Genre:  Drama

Running Time: 135 min.

Director: Bryan Singer


A foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury (Rami Malek), who defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet.


The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound, their near-implosion as Mercury's lifestyle spirals out of control, and their triumphant reunion on the eve of Live Aid, where Mercury, facing a life-threatening illness, leads the band in one of the greatest performances in the history of rock music. In the process, cementing the legacy of a band that were always more like a family, and who continue to inspire outsiders, dreamers and music lovers to this day.


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