King Lear (Stratford Festival)

Drama, 180 min

Aging King Lear (Colm Feore) decides to divide his kingdom among his three daughters, but the reactions of his heirs and the consequences of his decision are unexpected.

Encore screenings on Saturday, March 7 and Sunday, March 22, 2015 at select theatres.

Sat
    12:55

Chappie

14A, Action, 121 min

In the near future, the streets are patrolled by police robots. One such robot is captured and reprogrammed to be the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself. Named Chappie, his programmer Deon Wilson (Dev Patel) tries to teach the childlike robot about books and art.

However, Australian engineer Vincent Moore (Hugh Jackman) is very opposed to the idea of artificial intelligence and wants to destroy Chappie.

Thu
    7:00 10:00

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

PG, Comedy, 122 min

Now that his first venture, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel for the Elderly and Beautiful, has only a single remaining vacancy—posing a predicament for fresh arrivals—Sonny (Dev Patel) has his eye on a promising property for expansion.

Fri
    1:25 4:15 7:10 10:20
Sat - Sun
    1:00 3:50 7:00 10:00
Mon - Wed
    1:25 4:15 7:10 10:20

Unfinished Business

14A, Comedy, 91 min

A small business owner (Vince Vaughn) and his two employees (Tom Wilkinson, Dave Franco) travel to Germany to close the most important deal of their lives, but what was supposed to be a routine business trip goes off the rails in a big way as everything that could go wrong, does go wrong.

Thu
    9:00 9:50
Fri
    3:35 6:05 8:30 11:00
Sat - Sun
    12:55 3:35 6:05 8:30 11:00
Mon - Wed
    3:35 6:05 8:30 11:00

The Drop Box

STC, Documentary, 79 min

A documentary about Pastor Lee Jong-rak and his heroic efforts to save the hundreds of unwanted babies that are abandoned on the streets of Seoul, South Korea every year.

Thu
    4:30 7:00

After the Ball

G, Comedy, 100 min

Kate's (Portia Doubleday) dream is to design for couturier houses. Although she's brimming with talent, no one wants to hire her because her father, Lee Kassell (Chris Noth), markets bargain price knock offs "inspired" by the designers Kate would like to work for. They assume she'll spy on upcoming designs and report back to her father, who will then be a step ahead of new fashion releases.

Instead, Kate joins the family business, which includes her underhanded stepmother (Lauren Holly) and two equally duplicitous stepsisters. Just when it seems her dreams will never come true, she gets the help of a prince of a guy in the shoe department (Marc-André Grondin). Along with her godmother's vintage clothes and a clever identity switch, Kate may finally be able to expose the evil trio.

  Canadian Connection: Filmed in Montreal. Several cast members are Canadian. Produced in association with Telefilm Canada and with the participation of the Ontario Media Development Corporation.

Thu
    2:10 4:40 7:45 10:20

Focus

14A, Drama, 104 min

Seasoned con man Nicky Spurgeon (Will Smith) takes a young woman named Jess Barrett (Margot Robbie) under his wing and becomes romantically involved with her. When she gets too close, he abruptly breaks up with her.

Three years later, Jess, now an accomplished con artist herself, shows up in Buenos Aires posing as a billionaire international race car owner and throws a loop into Nicky's latest, very dangerous scheme.

Thu
    1:45 4:30 7:15 10:00
Fri
    2:45 5:30 8:15 10:55
Sat
    12:05 2:45 5:30 8:15 10:55
Sun
    2:00 5:00 8:00 11:00
Mon - Wed
    2:35 5:15 8:15 10:55

Focus: The IMAX Experience

14A, Drama,

Seasoned con man Nicky Spurgeon (Will Smith) takes a young woman named Jess Barrett (Margot Robbie) under his wing and becomes romantically involved with her. When she gets too close, he abruptly breaks up with her.

Three years later, Jess, now an accomplished con artist herself, shows up in Buenos Aires posing as a billionaire international race car owner and throws a loop into Nicky's latest, very dangerous scheme.

Thu
    2:45 5:30 8:15 11:00
Fri
    1:45 4:25 7:15 10:15
Sat - Sun
    1:45 4:30 7:15 10:15
Mon - Wed
    1:45 4:25 7:15 10:15

McFarland

G, Drama, 128 min

During the 1980s, coach Jim White (Kevin Costner), who has taught at a number of high schools, winds up at McFarland High School in California, where the students are predominantly Latino.

The coach soon discovers that not only are the boys on his team exceptional athletes, but he also takes note of their work ethic, their commitment to one another and their strong family relationships. Despite the economic challenges his team faces, he takes them to compete at the cross-country championships.

Thu
    1:35 4:25 7:20 10:10
Fri - Wed
    1:20 7:20

The DUFF

PG, Comedy, 101 min

High school senior Bianca (Mae Whitman) is devastated when she learns she is labeled the DUFF (designated ugly fat friend) to her prettier friends. Soon after, she makes a plan to turn her social status around by overthrowing Madison, the most popular girl in school (Bella Thorne).

Based on the young adult novel by Kody Keplinger.

Thu
    2:00 4:30 8:20 10:50
Fri
    3:15 5:50 8:20 10:50
Sat - Sun
    12:40 3:15 5:50 8:20 10:50
Mon - Wed
    3:15 5:50 8:20 10:50

Fifty Shades of Grey

18A, Drama, 125 min

Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson), 21, is studying at Washington State University. She takes a writing assignment for the school paper to interview Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan), a 27-year-old successful and wealthy entrepreneur. Although she finds him intimidating, she's instantly attracted to Christian.

He later shows up at the hardware store where she works part time and buys cable ties, masking tape and rope. They begin a relationship, but beforehand, he asks her to sign a non-disclosure agreement forbidding her to discuss anything that they do together. She learns he's into BDSM and he then asks her to sign a second contract consenting to dominance and submission and tells her their relationship will not be romantic.

  Canadian Connection: Filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Thu
    1:20 2:00 4:25 7:00 8:05 10:30 11:00
Fri
    3:30 6:55 9:55
Sat - Sun
    12:15 3:40 6:55 9:55
Mon - Wed
    1:35 4:30 7:20 10:35

Jupiter Ascending

PG, Action, 127 min

When Jupiter Jones (Mila Kunis) was born, the stars pointed to an extraordinary event. Not knowing that her DNA marks her as potentially being the universe's next leader, Jupiter, once grown, finds herself earning a living cleaning other people’s toilets.

When she's identified and ordered for execution, Caine (Channing Tatum), a genetically engineered ex-military hunter, arrives on Earth to track her down and rescues her. He takes her back to his planet, where she begins to glimpse the fate that has been waiting for her all along—her genetic signature marks her as next in line for an extraordinary inheritance that could alter the balance of the cosmos.

Thu - Fri
    1:15 7:05
Sat - Sun
    1:05 7:05
Mon - Wed
    1:15 7:05

Jupiter Ascending 3D

PG, Action, 127 min

When Jupiter Jones (Mila Kunis) was born, the stars pointed to an extraordinary event. Not knowing that her DNA marks her as potentially being the universe's next leader, Jupiter, once grown, finds herself earning a living cleaning other people’s toilets.

When she's identified and ordered for execution, Caine (Channing Tatum), a genetically engineered ex-military hunter, arrives on Earth to track her down and rescues her. He takes her back to his planet, where she begins to glimpse the fate that has been waiting for her all along—her genetic signature marks her as next in line for an extraordinary inheritance that could alter the balance of the cosmos.

Thu - Wed
    4:05 10:05

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

G, Family, 89 min

When the secret Krabby Patty formula is stolen, there's a complete breakdown of social order. SpongeBob SquarePants and his friends come ashore to our world to find the culprit.

When they discover the formula was stolen by supervillain Burger-Beard (Antonio Banderas), they have to become superheroes in order to serve justice.

Thu
    1:45 3:55
Fri
    1:50 4:10
Sat - Sun
    11:45AM 2:30 4:50

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water 3D

G, Family, 89 min

When the secret Krabby Patty formula is stolen, there's a complete breakdown of social order. SpongeBob SquarePants and his friends come ashore to our world to find the culprit.

When they discover the formula was stolen by supervillain Burger-Beard (Antonio Banderas), they have to become superheroes in order to serve justice.

Thu
    7:25 10:15
Fri
    6:35 9:00
Sat - Sun
    7:25 9:45
Mon - Wed
    6:35 9:00

The Wedding Ringer

14A, Comedy, 101 min

Jimmy (Kevin Hart) provides best-man services for socially awkward guys who don’t have anyone close enough to stand by them on their big day. Doug (Josh Gad), a groom-to-be, has found himself in that exact situation.

However, to make things worse, Doug made up names for not only his best man, but his nine groomsmen as well. He seeks out Jimmy’s help to pull off his wedding plans in an effort not to ruin the big day for his bride.

Thu
    10:55
Fri
    4:20 10:10
Sat - Sun
    4:15 10:10
Mon - Wed
    4:20 10:10

Selma

PG, Drama, 127 min

The story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s (David Oyelowo) historic struggle to secure voting rights for all people – a dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with the epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, and led to President Lyndon B. Johnson (Tom Wilkinson) signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

Thu
    6:45
Fri
    3:25 6:25 9:20
Sat - Sun
    11:50AM 3:25 6:25 9:20
Mon - Wed
    6:50 9:55

The Imitation Game

PG, Drama, 113 min

Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch), a brilliant Cambridge mathematician, cryptanalyst and computer scientist, is enlisted by his country during World War II to break the Nazi Enigma code, and is later persecuted by the government in 1952 for being homosexual.

Based on the book Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges.

Thu
    7:10 10:25
Fri
    2:10 4:55 7:40 10:25
Sat - Sun
    11:30AM 2:10 4:55 7:40 10:25
Mon - Wed
    7:40 10:25

The Theory of Everything

PG, Drama, 123 min

As a young man at school, it was already clear that Stephen Hawking had an exceptional mind. Having won a scholarship to the University of Oxford, his future looked extremely bright. Going on to Cambridge, he meets and falls in love with Jane Wilde, and the two become engaged.

Stephen begins to have health problems and discovers he has a debilitating motor neuron disease known as ALS. Given two years to live, he's understandably devastated. As Stephen's health problems become apparent to all, Jane insists they get married anyway. She helps him in every way possible, becoming his fulltime caregiver.

Stephen, who authors the bestselling book A Brief History of Time, becomes a renowned astrophysicist. Overwhelmed by her role of mother to two small children as well as being Stephen's only caregiver, when her husband falls ill and the doctor recommends that he be taken off life support, Jane doesn't hesitate when making her decision.

Based on Jane Hawking's memoir, Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen.

Thu
    10:35
Fri
    3:00 6:10 9:15
Sat - Sun
    11:55AM 3:00 6:10 9:15
Mon - Wed
    7:05 10:00

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

14A, Comedy, 119 min

Movie star Riggan Thomson (Michael Keaton), who became famous for playing iconic superhero Birdman in three successful installments but turned down a fourth one, has decided to stage a comeback by writing, directing and starring in a Broadway play.

Pressures mount leading up to the play's opening night. The day before the first preview of the play, he realizes he has to replace one of the actors, who is not up to the job. However, his replacement (Edward Norton), though famous and talented, comes with troubles of his own. Meanwhile, Riggan feels guilt about being a neglectful father to his daughter (Emma Stone), who's now working as his assistant. He also desperately wants the top critic in New York, who could make or break his play, to write a positive review, but he's worried the entire production will be a bust.

Thu
    7:50 10:40
Fri
    1:45 2:05 5:10 7:00 7:50 10:40
Sat
    11:20AM 2:05 4:30 5:10 7:50 9:45 10:40
Sun
    11:20AM 2:05 5:10 7:50 10:40
Mon
    4:45 7:50 9:45 10:40
Tue
    1:45 7:15 7:50 10:40
Wed
    7:50 10:40

Whiplash

14A, Drama, 105 min

An ambitious, talented young drummer (Miles Teller) enters a prestigious music academy to fulfill his dream of becoming one of the greatest known drummers of all time.

He's initially ecstatic when Fletcher (J.K. Simmons), a harsh, ruthless but highly respected instructor chooses him for the school's jazz band. Determined to make Fletcher respect him, he works tirelessly but when Fletcher fails to recognize his potential and violently pushes him to the limit, the young man's life and his relationships fall into a tailspin.

Thu
    1:45
Fri
    4:30 9:45
Sat
    7:00
Sun
    10:00
Mon
    7:15
Tue
    9:45

Casablanca

Drama, 102 min

Rick Blaine (Bogart) owns a nightclub in Casablanca during World War II. Ilsa (Bergman), a woman Rick was once in love with and never quite got over walks into his nightclub. She’s in town with her husband, Victor Laszlo (Henreid), a resistance leader with Nazis hot on his trail.
Wed
    1:45 4:30 7:00 9:30

12 Golden Ducks

PG, Comedy,

12 Golden Ducks
Fri
    2:40 5:10 7:25 9:45
Sat - Sun
    12:25 2:40 5:00 7:25 9:50
Mon - Wed
    2:40 5:10 7:25 9:50

Bolshoi Ballet: Romeo and Juliet

Bolshoi Ballet: Romeo and Juliet
Sun
    12:55 4:00 7:00
Mon
    1:45
Tue
    4:15

Classic Music Series: Aerosmith

14A, Program,

Classic Music Series: Aerosmith
Thu
    9:30

Detective K: Secret of the Lost Island

PG, Drama,

Detective K: Secret of the Lost Island
Fri
    1:15 3:55 6:45 9:35
Sat - Sun
    12:45 3:45 6:30 9:25
Mon - Wed
    1:15 3:55 6:45 9:35

Somewhere Only We Know

PG, Romance,

Somewhere Only We Know
Thu
    6:35 9:15

Triumph in the Skies

Triumph in the Skies
Thu
    1:25 4:00 6:40 9:10
Fri
    1:35 4:00 6:40 9:10
Sat - Sun
    1:25 4:00 6:40 9:10
Mon - Wed
    6:40 9:10

Zhong Kui: Snow Girl & the Dark Crystal 3D

Sci-Fi,

Zhong Kui: Snow Girl & the Dark Crystal 3D
Thu - Fri
    1:30 4:35 7:35 10:30
Sat - Sun
    12:10 3:10 6:00 9:00
Mon - Wed
    1:30 4:35 7:35 10:30