What a great week to hit the theaters — there are plenty of new releases to choose from. From comedy, to romance, to action, to docs, there’s something for everyone, even the kids! Opening wide are: Deadpool 2 starring Ryan Reynolds, Book Club, featuring an all-star female cast and Show Dogs, about an undercover police dog. Check out what’s new in theaters below. ~Ari Derin
Deadpool 2 – Lovable sarcastic antihero Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) ends up becoming a reluctant “X-Man in training,” where he reunites with some familiar characters and meets Russell (Julian Dennison), a child mutant with anger issues who is in need of saving from Cable (Josh Brolin), a mysterious time traveler. In order to fight against this foe, Deadpool recruits a team, dubbed the X-Force, to take him on. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: Deadpool 2
Book Club – Four successful women — Diane (Diane Keaton), Vivian (Jane Fonda), Sharon (Candice Bergen) and Carol (Mary Steenburgen) — each have something in their lives that they need to set right. When Vivian suggests they get up close and personal with a certain Christian Grey by reading the novel Fifty Shades of Grey for their book club, the women have different reactions, but all benefit from the saucy book. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: Book Club
Show Dogs – Undercover police dog Max is working on a kidnapping case in which a baby panda was stolen. It’s believed a dog show held in Las Vegas is being used as cover for animal smuggling. Although Max is used to working alone, he’s assigned a human partner, Frank (Will Arnett). Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: Show Dogs
RBG – The unique personal journey of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been largely unknown, even to some of her biggest fans — until now. This documentary takes a look at this diminutive, quiet warrior who has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. Opening in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal. Click here for showtimes.
Disobedience – Ronit Krushka (Rachel Weisz), a non-practicing Orthodox Jew, returns home to London, England when her father, a rabbi, passes away. Once shunned by the Jewish community for having had a relationship with her childhood friend Esti Kuperman (Rachel McAdams), Ronit is greeted with surprise, as people wonder what she’s doing back in town, since even her own father disowned her. Opening in Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal. Click here for showtimes.
Pope Francis: A Man of His Word – A personal journey with the real Pope Francis. The pope’s ideas and his message are central to this documentary, which sets out to present his work of reform and his answers to today’s global questions. Opening in select cities. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: Pope Francis: A Man of his Word
How to Talk to Girls at Parties – Enn (Alex Sharp) loves the whole punk scene. When he goes to a party hosted by local punk Queen Boadicea (Nicole Kidman), he finds gorgeous foreign exchange students in attendance. He’s instantly attracted to Zan (Elle Fanning). However, the girls are aliens from another galaxy, sent to Earth to prepare for a mysterious rite of passage. When the dark secret behind the rite is revealed, Enn turns to Boadicea and her punk followers for help in order to save Zan’s life. Opening in Montreal. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: How to Talk to Girls at Parties