This weekend has another full batch of movies for everyone! If the comedy Good Boys doesn’t interest you, there are three new dramas, a horror, a documentary, an animated family film and a war film worth checking out. Keep reading for the full details, including which movies open across Canada and which open in select theaters. ~Emily Chavez
Good Boys – Max (Jacob Tremblay), Thor (Brady Noon), and Lucas (Keith L. Williams), three misfit tweens, are invited to their first co-ed party. When they realize they have to learn to kiss, they skip school and find themselves in all kind of misadventures. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: Good Boys
The Angry Birds Movie 2 – The residents of Bird Island are threatened by attacks from a third island, Eagle Island. Putting their differences aside, green pig Leonard (Bill Hader) and Red (Jason Sudeikis) agree to work together, and assemble a team of their best to infiltrate the island and stop the threat. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: The Angry Birds Movie 2
Where’d You Go, Bernadette – Based on the novel by Maria Semple, Bee (Emma Nelson), 15, maintains a perfect report card in order to go on a trip to Antarctica, like her mother, Bernadette (Cate Blanchett) and father (Billy Crudup) promised. But when things in Bernadette’s life spin out of control, she disappears without a word. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: Where’d You Go, Bernadette
Blinded by the Light – Javed (Viveik Kalra), a British teen of Pakistani descent living in the 1980s, finds his life transformed when he discovers the music of Bruce Springsteen. A poetry writer himself, Javed begins to find the courage to express himself more fully and stands up to his strict parents. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: Blinded by the Light
47 Meters Down: Uncaged – Mia’s (Sophie Nélisse) marine-archaeologist father, Grant (John Corbett), gives her and three of her friends tickets to see sharks in their natural habitats. Although Mia is keen to go, her friends talk her out of it, taking her diving instead to the ruins of a Mayan city far beneath the water in a cave. However, they find something surprising in the cave. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: 47 Meters Down: Uncaged
After the Wedding – Isabel (Michelle Williams) runs an orphanage in India but has little financial support. When she receives a call from a potential benefactor named Theresa (Julianne Moore), she has to travel to New York to meet with her. She soon becomes suspicious of Theresa’s motives when she discovers Theresa’s husband is Oscar (Billy Crudup), a man with whom Isabel once had a relationship. Opening in Toronto and Vancouver today and in Montreal on Aug. 23. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: After the Wedding
Cold Case Hammarskjöld – When Swedish economist and diplomat Dag Hammarskjöld died in a plane crash in 1961, it seemed like an accident.However, filmmaker Mads Brügger leads an investigation into what happened, exposing a global conspiracy more nefarious than anybody could have imagined. Opening in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: Cold Case Hammarskjöld
Apocalypse Now Final Cut – Francis Ford Coppola’s Oscar-winning 1979 film Apocalypse Now, starring Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, and Martin Sheen, is presented in a new, never-before-seen version, restored and remastered in 4K Ultra HD. In addition, the film has been enhanced with High Dynamic Range HDR, delivering spectacular colors and highlights, with brighter brights and darker darks — the result is breathtaking realism. Opening in select cities. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: Apocalypse Now Final Cut