Marvel fans, get ready! Movies coming to theaters this week include the highly anticipated Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. If action films aren’t your type of flick, don’t worry, because Richard Gere and Steve Coogan star in the psychological thriller The Dinner. Also, we get a look into the late actor Heath Ledger’s life, through his friends and family in the documentary I Am Heath Ledger.
Take a closer look at the upcoming films below! ~Brenden Zerihun
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 – Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) is joined by the other Guardians as he continues his adventures. The Guardians have their hands full against all-new threats, including Ayesha (Elizabeth Debicki) and the Ravagers. Gamora (Zoe Saldana), Drax (Dave Bautista), Groot (Vin Diesel), and Rocket (Bradley Cooper) will all be returning to help Peter protect the galaxy. Releasing wide today. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
The Dinner – How far would you go to protect your child? Adapted from the best-selling novel by Herman Koch, this film tells the story of two couples who meet for dinner. Successful politician Stan Lohman (Richard Gere) and his wife join Stan’s brother, Paul (Steve Coogan), and his wife. They are meeting to talk about their family, but Paul avoids conversation out of the resentment he feels for his successful brother. After discovering that Paul has his son’s phone, things take a turn for the worse. Opening today in select theaters. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: The Dinner
I Am Heath Ledger – The life and career of Heath Ledger is celebrated through his friends and family. This documentary gives us a deeper look into the life of the late actor through the lens of his own camera as he filmed his journey. Throughout the documentary, we will hear from friends of the actor such as Naomi Watts and Ben Mendelsohn. Opening today in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Halifax and Ottawa. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: I Am Heath Ledger
I, Daniel Blake – A man (Dave Johns) in his 50s who has his disability claim denied deals with struggles to make ends meet. The man must rely on welfare after a heart attack leaves him unable to work. As he beings the appeal process, he forges a friendship with a single mother (Hayley Squires) who is dealing with her own struggles. Opening today in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: I, Daniel Blake