New movies in theaters – The Boy and the Heron and more

By Alexandra Heilbron on December 7, 2023 | 4 Comments

The Boy and the Heron posterCheck out all the new movies opening this weekend across Canada, including the award-winning Japanese film The Boy and the Heron by Hayao Miyazaki, and watch the trailers to decide what you want to see at the movies. ~Alexandra Heilbron

The Boy and the Heron – A young boy named Mahito who is yearning for his mother ventures into a world shared by the living and the dead. There, death comes to an end, and life finds a new beginning. A semi-autobiographical fantasy about life, death, and creation, in tribute to friendship, from the mind of Hayao Miyazaki. Click here for showtimes for the subtitled version and click here for the dubbed version. Also playing in IMAX.

Love Actually – For the 20th anniversary of the popular Christmas film, Love Actually returns to theaters in select cities. The lives of several people in London, including the Prime Minister (Hugh Grant), a writer (Colin Firth), a new bride (Keira Knightley)  and a widowed stepfather (Liam Neeson) collide on Christmas Eve with romantic, hilarious and bittersweet consequences. Click here for showtimes.

Christmas With The Chosen: Holy Night – A young mother labeled impure. A shepherd boy considered “unclean.” Experience Jesus’ birth through their eyes, in addition to a never-before-seen performance from Andrea and Matteo Bocelli that highlights seven musical performances and two beautiful new monologues. Playing December 12 to 17 only. Click here for showtimes.

Waitress: The Musical – Jenna Hunterson (Sara Bareilles) is a pie-maker and waitress stuck in an unfulfilling marriage in a small town. She finds solace in baking and dreams of winning a baking contest in a nearby city to escape her mundane life. When Jenna becomes pregnant, she decides to take control of her life with the help of her co-workers and a new town doctor. She confronts her past, faces her fears, and makes life-changing choices. Playing December 7 to 13 only. Click here for showtimes.

Eileen – During a bitter 1964 Massachusetts winter, young secretary Eileen (Thomasin McKenzie) becomes enchanted by Rebecca (Anne Hathaway), the glamorous new counselor at the prison where she works. Just when the possibility of a salvational friendship takes hold and forms a singular glimmer in Eileen’s darkness, her newfound confidant entangles her in a shocking crime that alters everything. Playing in select cities. Click here for showtimes.

Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget – A band of fearless chickens flock together to save poultry-kind from an unsettling new threat: a nearby farm that’s cooking up something suspicious. Playing in select cities; premieres December 15 on Netflix. Click here for showtimes.

Comments & Discussion

  1. Cindy • December 8, 2023 @ 8:03 PM

    Love Actually. Thanks for the chance

  2. L Smith • December 9, 2023 @ 3:38 AM

    Top Gun

  3. Kelly Scott • December 9, 2023 @ 9:35 AM

    Love Actually

  4. R. • December 9, 2023 @ 11:53 AM

    Top Gun!

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