New movies in theaters – Encanto, House of Gucci and more!

By Alexandra Heilbron on November 25, 2021 | Leave a Comment


House of Gucci movie stillWith three wide releases and plenty of smaller films coming out this week, there’s plenty to choose from this week at the movies, including House of Gucci (pictured above) starring Lady Gaga and Adam Driver. Watch the trailers below to help you decide what to watch first! ~Alexandra Heilbron

Encanto – The Madrigals are an extraordinary family who live in the mountains of Colombia, in a magical house in a charmed place called Encanto. The magic of the Encanto has blessed every child in the family with a unique gift from super strength to the power to heal—every child except one, Mirabel. But when she discovers that the magic surrounding the Encanto is in danger, Mirabel decides that she, the only ordinary Madrigal, might just be her exceptional family’s last hope. Click here for showtimes.

House of Gucci – Inspired by the shocking true story of the family empire behind the Italian fashion house of Gucci. Maurizio Gucci’s (Adam Driver) wife Patrizia (Lady Gaga) has her own vision for her future with the family as she urges Maurizio to bring in new blood for the fashion titan, but he is reluctant to do so. Reaching a breaking point, Patrizia begins to enact a plot to position herself in power of the Gucci empire as a woman who knows she isn’t ethical, but believes she is fair. Click here for showtimes.

Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City – Claire Redfield (Kaya Scodelario) returns to Raccoon City to ask her brother Chris (Robbie Amell) to help her expose the dark secrets hidden by a massive pharmaceutical company known as Umbrella Corporation. After a Chernobyl level incident, Umbrella quickly departed Raccoon City, leaving the city and its residents to survive against the evil their experiments on humans have created. Chris and Claire form a group with other survivors, as they do their best to make it through the night while uncovering the truth. Click here for showtimes.

The Unforgivable – After serving 20 years in prison for killing a police officer, Ruth Slater (Sandra Bullock) is released from prison with a warning from her parole officer not to make contact with her sister, or she risks going back. As she tries to find her way in a society that rejects her, the sons of the police officer who was killed are appalled that she’s free now, and one of them tries to convince the other that they should get revenge. Playing in select cities. Click here for showtimes.

C’mon C’mon – Johnny (Joaquin Phoenix) and his young nephew (Woody Norman) forge a tenuous but transformational relationship when they are unexpectedly thrown together in this delicate and deeply moving story about the connections between adults and children, the past and the future, from writer-director Mike Mills. Playing in select cities. Click here for showtimes.

The Humans – Erik Blake (Richard Jenkins) gathers three generations of his Pennsylvania family to celebrate Thanksgiving at his daughter’s apartment in lower Manhattan. As darkness falls and eerie things go bump in the night, the group’s deepest fears are laid bare. Playing in select cities. Click here for showtimes.

Julia – The story of legendary cookbook author and television superstar Julia Childs. Using never-before-seen archival footage, personal photos, and first-person narratives, the film follows Julia from her struggles to create and publish the revolutionary Mastering the Art of French Cooking, which has sold more than 2.5 million copies to date, to her empowering story of a woman who found fame in her 50s as a television sensation. Opens Nov. 26 in Toronto and Montreal; Dec. 3 in Vancouver and Ottawa; and Dec. 10 in Winnipeg, Sasktaoon, Regina, London, Waterloo and Guelph. Click here for showtimes.

Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn – Emi, a school teacher, finds her career and reputation under threat after a personal sex tape is leaked on the Internet. Forced to meet the parents demanding her dismissal, Emi refuses to surrender to their pressure. Director Radu Jude delivers an incendiary mix of unconventional form, irreverent humor and scathing commentary on hypocrisy and prejudice in our societies. Playing in select cities. Click here for showtimes.



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