Friday, 30 September 2011

Breakaway: Devonshire

Russell Peters, Camilla Belle, Rob Lowe, Vinay Virmani, Akshay Kumar. Set in suburban Toronto, the film tracks a young man struggling between traditional Indo-Canadian family expectations and his dreams of stardom.

Courageous: SilverCity (Not rated) Alex Kendrick, Ken Bevel, Ben Davies, Kevin Downes, Rusty Martin. When a tragedy strikes close to home, four police officers struggle with their faith and their roles as husbands and fathers; together they make a decision that changes all of their lives.

Dream House: Devonshire, Lakeshore, Palace, SilverCity (14A) Rachel Weisz, Daniel Craig, Naomi Watts, Claire Geare, Taylor Geare. Soon after moving into their seemingly idyllic new home, a family learns of a brutal crime committed against former residents of the dwelling.

50/50: Devonshire, Lakeshore, SilverCity (14A) Joseph-Gordon Levitt, Anna Kendrick, Seth Rogen, Bryce Dallas Howard, Anjelica Huston. A comedic account of a 27-year-old guy's cancer diagnosis and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.

What's Your Number?: Devonshire, Lakeshore, SilverCity (14A) Anna Faris, Chris Evans, Blythe Danner, Heather Burns, Ari Graynor. A woman looks back at the past 20 men she's had relationships with in her life and wonders if one of them might be her one true love.

Special screening:
Stanley Kubrick's The Shining: Lakeshore (R) Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers, Anne Jackson. A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.

Now playing
Abduction: Devonshire, Lakeshore, Palace, SilverCity, Star (PG13) Taylor Lautner, Lily Collins, Alfred Molina. A thriller centered on a young man who sets out to uncover the truth about his life after finding his baby photo on a missing persons website.

Contagion: Devonshire, Lakeshore, SilverCity (PG) Kate Winslet, Matt Damon, Marion Cotillard, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow. An action thriller centred on the threat posed by a deadly disease and an international team of doctors contracted by the CDC to deal with the outbreak. Digital screen and IMAX versions.

Dolphin Tale (2D and 3D): Devonshire, Forest Glade, Lakeshore, Silver-City, Star (G) Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd and Harry Connick Jr. A story centered on the friendship between a boy and a dolphin whose tail was lost in a crab trap.

Drive: Devonshire, Lakeshore, Silver-City (18A) Ryan Gosling, Carrie Mulligan, Christina Hendricks, Ron Perlman, Bryan Cranston. A Hollywood stunt performer who moonlights as a wheelman discovers that a contract has been put on him after a heist gone wrong.

The Help: Lakeshore (PG) Viola Davis, Emma Stone, Octavia Spencer, Jessica Chastain, Bryce Dallas Howard. A look at what happens when a southern town's unspoken code of rules and behaviour is shattered by three courageous women.

Killer Elite: Devonshire, Forest Glade, Lakeshore, Palace, SilverCity (14A) Jason Statham, Clive Owen and Robert De Niro. When his mentor is taken captive, a retired member of Britain's Elite Special Air Service is forced into action. His mission: kill three assassins dispatched by their cunning leader.

The Lion King: (3D) Devonshire, Lakeshore, SilverCity (G) Voice of Matthew Broderick, Whoopi Goldberg, James Earl Jones, Moira Kelly, Nathan Lane. Tricked into thinking he killed his father, a lion cub flees into exile and abandons his identity as future king.

Moneyball: Devonshire, Forest Glade, Lakeshore, Palace, SilverCity, Star (PG) Brad Pitt, Robin Wright, Jonah Hill. The story of Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to put together a baseball club on a budget by employing computergenerated analysis to draft his players. Shark Night: (3D) Devonshire (14A) Sara Paxton, Dustin Milligan, Katharine McPhee, Chris Carmack, Alyssa Diaz. A weekend at a lake house in the Louisiana Gulf turns into a nightmare for seven vacationers