New movies in theaters – Violent Night and much more

By Alexandra Heilbron on December 1, 2022 | Leave a Comment


David Harbour in Violent NightAs the holidays approach, studios are bringing more movies to theaters to keep audiences entertained. The biggest release this weekend is Violent Night starring Stanger Things star David Harbour as Santa, but that’s not all — scroll down for all the movies opening this weekend across the Canada, both in wide and limited release. ~Alexandra Heilbron

Violent Night – When a team of mercenaries breaks into a wealthy family compound on Christmas Eve, taking everyone inside hostage, the team isn’t prepared for a surprise combatant: Santa Claus (David Harbour) is on the grounds, and he’s about to show why this Nick is no saint. Click here for showtimes.

I Heard the Bells – The inspiring true story behind the beloved Christmas carol and its author, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Known as America’s Poet, Henry leads an idyllic life — until the day his world is shattered by tragedy. With a nation divided by Civil War and his family torn apart, Henry puts down his pen, silenced by grief. But it’s the sound of Christmas morning that reignites the poet’s lost voice as he discovers the resounding hope of rekindled faith. Playing December 1 and 4 in select cities. Click here for showtimes.

NCT Dream The Movie: In A Dream – The exhilarating movie includes NCT DREAM on stage and backstage at their second concert held at the Olympic Stadium in Seoul in September 2022. Additionally, the event features a special gift for NCTzens (NCT DREAM’s official fan community) of exclusive behind-the-scenes interviews with the seven members of the group (Mark, Renjun, Jeno, Haechan, Jaemin, Chenle, Jisung) where they share candid stories and their thoughts and feelings. Playing December 3 only. Click here for showtimes.

Neil Young: Harvest Time – Fifty-year-old archival footage showcases Neil Young recording his classic album “Harvest” in Northern California, London and Nashville. Playing December 1 and 4 in select cities. Click here for showtimes.

The Inspection – A young, gay Black man, rejected by his mother and with few options for his future, decides to join the Marines, doing whatever it takes to succeed in a system that would cast him aside. But even as he battles deep-seated prejudice and the grueling routines of basic training, he finds unexpected camaraderie, strength, and support in this new community, giving him a hard-earned sense of belonging that will shape his identity and forever change his life. Playing in select cities. Click here for showtimes.

Hunt – After a high-ranking North Korean official requests asylum, KCIA Foreign Unit chief Park Pyong-ho (Lee Jung-jae) and Domestic Unit chief Kim Jung-do (Jung Woo-sung) are tasked with uncovering a North Korean spy, known as Donglim, who is deeply embedded within their agency. Opening in Toronto, Vancouver, Ottawa, and London. Click here for showtimes.

White Noise – At once hilarious and horrifying, lyrical and absurd, ordinary and apocalyptic, White Noise dramatizes a contemporary American family’s attempts to deal with the mundane conflicts of everyday life while grappling with the universal mysteries of love, death, and the possibility of happiness in an uncertain world. Opening in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal; then opens in Ottawa and Kingston December 9 and premieres December 30 on Netflix. Click here for showtimes.

All the Beauty and the Bloodshed – Rare footage and intimate interviews provide insight into the life and work of renowned photographer and activist Nan Goldin. Opening in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal. Click here for showtimes.



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