New In Theaters

Denial PG-13
Overall: A-

Professor and historian, Dr. Deborah Lipstadt (Rachel Weisz), finds herself in a legal battle trying to prove the reality of Jewish persecution during WWII when she is accused of libel for calling the out-spoken history writer David Irving (Timothy Spall) a holocaust denier. This movie is based on a true story.

Queen of Katwe PG
Overall: A

A talent for the game of chess gives an impoverished girl (Madina Nalwanga) from Uganda a chance to change her world. This movie is based on a true story of Phiona Mutesi.

Based on the real disaster that caused a major oil spill in 2012, this fictional story is set aboard the drilling rig named Deepwater Horizon. The movie follows the harrowing experiences of a worker and family man (Mark Wahlberg).

When Jacob (Asa Butterfield) uncovers the whereabouts of the School for Peculiar Children run by Miss Peregrine (Eva Green), he discovers the students have amazing powers... and some scary enemies.

David Ghantt’s (Zach Galifianakis) boring job as a security truck driver gets a glimmer of excitement when he is talked into stealing some of the money he's been transporting. But the more brilliant masterminds behind the crime (Kristen Wiig and Owen Wilson) may have dubious motives for including him in the heist.

Storks PG
Overall: B+

Once upon a time, storks delivered babies. Nowadays they only deliver packages -- that is until a blunder at factory produces one more bouncing bundle. Now Junior (voice of Andy Samberg) must work with Tulip (Voice of Katie Crown) to finding the little one a home.

In this remake of the classic Western, seven gunmen are persuaded to help defend a small town against a gang of bad guys. The film stars Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Byung-hun Lee, Martin Sensmeier, Vincent D'Onofrio and Ethan Hawke.

Snowden R
Overall: C

This sympathetic drama is based on the life of Edward Snowden (played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt), made famous after he leaked classified US government documents to the media.

New On Home Video

Central Intelligence PG-13
Overall: C

When a bookish accountant (Kevin Hart) reconnects with an old friend (Dwayne Johnson) who is now involved with the CIA, he finds himself being dragged into his pal's dangerous espionage work.

Warcraft PG-13
Overall: B-

Based on a popular on-line video game, this origin story introduces the conflict between the humans and the orcs. And like the name suggests, there is plenty of battles between the two.

The Shallows PG-13
Overall: B-

The water may not be very deep, nor the shore very far away, but reaching safety for a young woman (Blake Lively) stranded on a rocky outcrop still means having to brave the dangers of an encircling shark.

Hunt for the Wilderpeople PG-13
Overall: B-

Rebellious city kid Ricky Baker (Julian Dennison) is moved to rural New Zealand and placed in the foster care of warm-hearted Bella and her emotionally icy husband Heck (Rima Te Wiata and Sam Neill). But a misunderstanding soon has the teen on the run. If he can survive in the bush and learn to trust a reluctant mentor, he might just find out what it means to have a family.

News & Views

Parent Previews offers family friendly reviews for some of CIFF's 2016 movie line-up.

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Coming Soon
In Theaters

Oct
7

The Girl on the Train

R
Every day as Rachel Watson (Emily Blunt) commutes to work on the train, she passes a home where she catches glimpses of what she imagines to be the perfect couple. But when the woman of the house (Haley Bennett) goes missing, Rachel finds herself caught up in the mystery of what really happened to Megan.
Oct
7

Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life

PG
A couple of middle school kids (Griffin Gluck and Thomas Barbusca) decide to use their creativity to break all the rules they see as ridiculous.
Oct
7

The Birth of a Nation

R
Based on the true story of Nat Turner (Nate Parker), this movie follows the literate black slave's attempt to preach peace to his angry fellows, until even he can no longer tolerate the mistreatment their people are enduring under white masters. Then he turns his talents to leading a rebellion.
Oct
14

The Accountant

R
Christian Wolff (Ben Affleck) is a socially-awkward math genius who has used his expertise to "fix" the books for leaders in the world of organized crime. When his activities become noticed by the Treasury Department's Crime Enforcement Division, he is forced to decide where his loyalties lie, and whether or not he is willing to kill his business.

Coming Soon
to Home Video

Oct
4

X-Men: Apocalypse

PG-13
A powerful mutant named Apocalypse (Oscar Isaac), sets out to bring an end to the world-- and to any X-Men that try to interfere with his extermination plan.
Oct
4

The Purge 3: Election Year

R
Having survived the mayhem of past Purge Nights, Leo Barnes’ (Frank Grillo) now finds himself trying to protect a Presidential Election Candidate (Elizabeth Mitchell) from the malicious intent that is legally practiced on this annual event.
Oct
4

Swiss Army Man

R
Hank (Paul Dano) is stranded in the middle of nowhere. The only other human being he can find is a dead body (Daniel Radcliffe). Although a morbid thing to do, the lonely man drags the corpse along with him as he tries to make his way home.
Oct
4

The Da Vinci Code

PG-13
Based on the best selling novel, The Da Vinci Code, stars Tom Hanks as a professor of cryptic codes and symbols who becomes involved in a plot to destroy the evidence of what some believe to be the roots of Christianity.