Ottawa-Gatineau Movie Reviews (with showtimes)

Here are Movie Reviews, movie ratings, and movie trailers for all movies currently playing in Greater Ottawa, Gatineau and the surrounding towns of Kanata, Smiths Falls, Arnprior, pembroke, Renfrew, and Petawawa (21 theatres and 197 screens) (updated for week of Friday, January 12th):

Click on Movie name below to see all showtimes at local theatres for that movie.
Click on to view movie trailer. Ratings are out of five stars 5 out of 5.

New Movies (for week of Friday, January 12th)

4 Star Rating

Paddington 2 Movie Review

Paddington, is happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, takes odd jobs to buy a present for Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, only for it to be stolen (voices: Ben Whishaw, Hugh Grant, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins)
YouTube movie trailer for Paddington 2 Movie Trailer

2.5 Star Rating

Proud Mary Movie Review

Mary, a hitwoman (Taraji P. Henson) working for an organized crime family in Boston, when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes awry (also: Neal McDonough, Danny Glover, Xander Berkeley).
YouTube movie trailer for Proud Mary Movie Trailer

3 Star Rating

The Commuter Movie Review

A businessman (Liam Neeson) is caught up in a criminal conspiracy during his daily commute home (also: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Jonathan Banks).
YouTube movie trailer for The Commuter Movie Trailer

4 Star Rating

The Post Movie Review

A cover-up that that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor (Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks) to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government. Inspired by true events.
YouTube movie trailer for The Post Movie Trailer

Movies Reviews, for Movies Coming Next Week

12 Strong---Friday, January 19, 2018

The story of the first Special Forces team (Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, William Fichtner, Elsa Pataky) deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down the Taliban.
Movie Trailer

Den of Thieves---Friday, January 19, 2018

A gritty crime saga following an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. and the state's most successful bank robbery crew planning a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank (Gerard Butler, Jordan Bridges, Pablo Schreiber, Evan Jones)
Movie Trailer

Hostiles---Friday, January 19, 2018

In 1892, a legendary Army captain (Christian Bale) reluctantly agrees to escort a Cheyenne chief (Wes Studi) and his family through dangerous territory. (also: Rosamund Pike, Ava Cooper)
Movie Trailer

The Final Year---Friday, January 19, 2018

THE FINAL YEAR is a unique insiders' account of President Barack Obama's foreign policy team during their last year in office, with unprecedented access inside the White House and State Department (John Kerry, Barack Obama, Samantha Power, Ben Rhodes)
Movie Trailer

The Leisure Seeker---Friday, January 19, 2018

A runaway couple (Helen Mirren, Donald Sutherland) go on an unforgettable journey in the faithful old RV they call The Leisure Seeker.
Movie Trailer

Movie Reviews for all Currently Showing Movies


4 Star Rating

Movie Review:
All the Money in the World

In the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III (Charlie Plummer) the desperate and devoted mother must convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty (Christopher Plummer) to pay the ransom.(also: Mark Wahlberg, Michelle Williams,)
All the Money in the World Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Blade Runner 2049

A young blade runner's (Ryan Gosling) discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), who's been missing for thirty years.
Blade Runner 2049 Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Call Me by Your Name

In 1983, the son of an American professor is enamored by the graduate student who comes to study and live with his family in their northern Italian home for an unforgettable summer (Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet, Michael Stuhlbarg, Amira Casar).
Call Me by Your Name Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Coco

Aspiring musician Miguel teams up with charming trickster Hector on an extraordinary journey through the Land of the Dead. (voices: Edward James Olmos, Benjamin Bratt, Alanna Ubach, Gael García Bernal)
Coco Movie Trailer Movie Trailer

4 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Coco Before Chanel (Coco avant Chanel)

The story of Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel's (Audrey Tautou) rise from obscure beginnings to the heights of the fashion world.
Coco Before Chanel (Coco avant Chanel) Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Daddy's Home 2

Brad and Dusty must deal with their intrusive fathers during the holidays (Linda Cardellini, Mark Wahlberg, Mel Gibson, Will Ferrell).
Daddy Movie Trailer


3 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Darkest Hour

During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill (Gary Oldman), taking on Hitler against incredible odds (also: Lily James, Ben Mendelsohn, Kristin Scott Thomas).
Darkest Hour Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Despicable Me 3

Gru meets his twin brother Dru he never knew about. (voices: Jenny Slate, Miranda Cosgrove, Kristen Wiig, Steve Carell)
Despicable Me 3 Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Downsizing

A social satire in which a guy (Matt Damon) realizes he would have a better life if he were to shrink himself (also: Christoph Waltz, Hong Chau, Kristen Wiig).
Downsizing Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Father Figures

Upon learning that their mother has been lying to them for years about their allegedly deceased father, two fraternal twin brothers (Owen Wilson, Ed Helms) hit the road in order to find him (also: J.K. Simmons, Christopher Walken, Glenn Close)
Father Figures Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Ferdinand

After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure (voices: Kate McKinnon, Bobby Cannavale, David Tennant, John Cena).
Ferdinand Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
I, Tonya

Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding (Margot Robbie) rises amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the activity is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes (Sebastian Stan, Bojana Novakovic, Allison Janney) .
I, Tonya Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


2.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Insidious: The Last Key

Parapsychologist Dr. Elise Rainier (Lin Shaye) faces her most fearsome and personal haunting yet - in her own family home (also: Spencer Locke, Kirk Acevedo, Josh Stewart).
Insidious: The Last Key Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Four teenagers discover an old video game console and are literally drawn into the game's jungle setting becoming the adult avatars (Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan, Kevin Hart, Jack Black) they chose.
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


2 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Justice League

Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy (Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller).
Justice League Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Lady Bird

The adventures of a young woman living in Northern California for a year. (Saoirse Ronan, Odeya Rush, Kathryn Newton, Timothée Chalamet)
Lady Bird Movie Trailer Movie Trailer

3.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Let Me In

A(Kodi Smit-McPhee) bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire (Chloe Moretz) who lives in secrecy with her guardian.
Let Me In Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Life Partners

Two codependent best friends (Leighton Meester, Gillian Jacobs) one straight girl, one lesbian - and the man who comes between them.
Life Partners Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Metropolitan Opera (New York)

Productions from the Metropolitan Opera in New York, simulcast in movie theatres


3.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Molly's Game

The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target (Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Michael Cera).
Molly Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Murder on the Orient Express

A lavish train ride unfolds into a stylish & suspenseful mystery about thirteen stranded strangers amd one man's race to solve the puzzle before the murderer strikes again. (Daisy Ridley, Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Penélope Cruz)
Murder on the Orient Express Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Paddington 2

Paddington, is happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, takes odd jobs to buy a present for Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, only for it to be stolen (voices: Ben Whishaw, Hugh Grant, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins)
Paddington 2 Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


2 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Pitch Perfect 3

Following their win at the world championship, the now separated Bellas reunite for one last singing competition at an overseas USO tour, but face a group who uses both instruments and voices (Ruby Rose, Anna Kendrick, Hailee Steinfeld, Rebel Wilson).
Pitch Perfect 3 Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


2.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Proud Mary

Mary, a hitwoman (Taraji P. Henson) working for an organized crime family in Boston, when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes awry (also: Neal McDonough, Danny Glover, Xander Berkeley).
Proud Mary  Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Spider-Man: Homecoming

Following the events of Captain America: Civil War (2016), Peter Parker (Tom Holland ) attempts to balance his life in high school with his career as the web-slinging superhero Spider-Man (also:Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr., Marisa Tomei).
Spider-Man: Homecoming Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Having taken her first steps into the Jedi world, Rey joins Luke Skywalker on an adventure with Leia, Finn and Poe that unlocks mysteries of the Force and secrets of the past(Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher).
Star Wars: The Last Jedi Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


2.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
The Boss Baby

A suit-wearing briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his seven-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co. (voices: Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Lisa Kudrow, Jimmy Kimmel)
The Boss Baby Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3 Star Rating

Movie Review:
The Commuter

A businessman (Liam Neeson) is caught up in a criminal conspiracy during his daily commute home (also: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Jonathan Banks).
The Commuter Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

Movie Review:
The Disaster Artist

When an aspiring film actor, meets the weird and mysterious Tommy Wiseau (James Franco) in an acting class, they form a unique friendship and travel to Hollywood to make their dreams come true. (Eliza Coupe, Alison Brie, Zoey Deutch, Kristen Bell)
The Disaster Artist Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


2.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
The Greatest Showman

This original musical that celebrates the birth of show business and tells of a visionary P.T. Barnum (Hugh Jackman) who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation (Rebecca Ferguson, Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron).
The Greatest Showman Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
The Man Who Invented Christmas

The journey that led to Charles Dickens' creation of "A Christmas Carol," a timeless tale that would redefine the holiday (Dan Stevens, Christopher Plummer, Jonathan Pryce, Simon Callow ).
The Man Who Invented Christmas Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

Movie Review:
The Post

A cover-up that that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor (Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks) to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government. Inspired by true events.
The Post Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

Movie Review:
The Shape of Water

An other-worldly fairy tale, set against the high-security backdrop of a 1962 Cold War era American laboratory where lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment (Michael Shannon, Doug Jones).
The Shape of Water Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


2.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
The Star

A small but brave donkey and his animal friends become the unsung heroes of the first Christmas (voices: Steven Yeun, Kristin Chenoweth, Zachary Levi, Gina Rodriguez).
The Star Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Thor: Ragnarok

Imprisoned, the mighty Thor finds (Chris Hemsworth) himself in a lethal gladiatorial contest against a former ally, the Hulk (Mark Ruffalo),and then prevent the all-powerful Hela (Cate Blanchett) from destroying his home and the Asgardian civilization.
Thor: Ragnarok Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


4 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

In this darkly comic drama, a mother (Frances McDormand) personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder, when they fail to catch the culprit (Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Samara Weaving).
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


2.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Victoria and Abdul

Queen Victoria (Judi Dench ) strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal, also: Olivia Williams, Michael Gambon,Eddie Izzard).
Victoria and Abdul Movie Trailer Movie Trailer


3.5 Star Rating

Movie Review:
Wonder

The incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman (Jacob Tremblay), a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time (also: Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, Mandy Patinkin).
Wonder Movie Trailer Movie Trailer

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