The classic Stephen King novel, Pet Sematary, has been given an update and hit theaters nationwide alongside Shazam! today. However, if neither looks like your cup of tea, maybe one of the limited release films coming out this weekend may be to your liking. You can see the full slate of releases below. ~Paolo Maquiraya
Shazam! – Finding himself in Philadelphia, foster child Billy Batson is taken in by a new family, where he meets foster brother Freddy Freeman. When he stands up for Freddy one day against some school bullies, he finds himself on the run and winds up in a mystical cave called the Rock of Eternity, where he meets the Wizard Shazam. There he is bestowed the powers of the Wizard, transforming him into a superhero whenever he utters the name Shazam! Click here for showtimes.
Pet Sematary – Grief-stricken at the death of his daughter after she gets run over by a truck, Louis Creed brings her to the local Pet Sematary that is rumored to have the ability to bring dead creatures back to life. When it works on his daughter he is overjoyed, but what he brought back may not quite be his daughter, as something sinister seems to be lurking underneath. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: Pet Sematary
The Invisibles – When Berlin is declared Jew-free in Nazi Germany, danger is on the rise for those who remained behind to hide in the city. We follow four young people who had the courage to live their lives in plain sight in spite of the ever-present danger to their lives. Opening in Toronto, Ottawa, London and Waterloo, and on April 19 in Hamilton. Click here for showtimes.
Trailer: The Invisibles
Acquainted – An unlikely reunion between two former high school classmates creates an instant rapport, but when both reluctantly reveal they are in relationships, they begin to take a second look at what they truly desire: the comfort that they’ve been living with or the unpredictability that they’ve just discovered. Opening in Toronto and Vancouver. Click here for showtimes.
Sunset – Irisz Leiter returns to Budapest in 1913 with the aim of working in the hat shop once owned by her parents. When she’s turned down by the new owner, she is left with almost nothing in the city, until she discovers she has a long-lost brother. When she decides to track him down, she discovers even more family secrets. Opening in Toronto and Vancouver. Click here for showtimes.