New Movie Releases

Godmothered PG
Overall: B+

Disney+: All Eleanor ever wanted was to be a great fairy godmother, but now that she's on earth, she's learning that "happily ever after" is more complicated than she thought.

The Loss Adjuster Not Rated
Overall: D

Digital on Demand: Insurance adjuster Martin has had better Christmases: his wife has left him, his car has been towed, and he's spending the holiday trying to talk to people about their insurance. But maybe this holiday season is a chance for Martin to get his life back on track...

Call TV-MA
Overall: C

When her telephone starts connecting her with someone in the past, a young woman discovers that she has the power to change the past.

Black Beauty TV-PG
Overall: A

Disney+: A troubled girl and a troubled horse - either this will work out or it will be a complete disaster.

Life in a Year PG-13
Overall: C

Amazon Prime: When a 17 year old boy learns that his girlfriend only has a year to live, he decides to pack a year's worth of living into her last months.

Mosul TV-MA
Overall: C-

Netflix: Although there are thousands of Daesh (ISIS) fighters still occupying the city of Mosul, an Iraqi resistance force is preparing a counterattack.

Uncle Frank R
Overall: B-

Amazon Prime: When Beth goes to NYU where her Uncle Frank is a professor, she discovers a secret that could tear their conservative, Southern family apart.

Netflix: A bitter elf is trying to destroy the North Pole and it's up to two kids and Santa to stop him.

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Suppressed: The Fight to Vote Not Rated
Overall: A

This documentary examines voter suppression in Georgia during the 2018 elections.

I Am Greta Not Rated
Overall: B-

Film Festival Circuit: A documentary following Greta Thunberg, the young environmental activist making waves in global political systems, and the obstacles she faces in making meaningful change.

Misbehaviour Not Rated
Overall: B+

Digital on Demand: The 1970 Miss World competition takes place in London, hosted by Bob Hope - but not everyone is excited. A group of women who find the competition degrading and demeaning have decided to take a stand...

John Ware Reclaimed G
Overall: B

CIFF: A documentary exploring the historical figure of John Ware, a black cowboy and early settler in Alberta, and the racial tensions and incredible successes that he encountered.

News & Views

Kris Kringle, Saint Nicholas, Father Christmas - whatever you call him, he's great movie material.

Netflix mixes it up for the Christmas movie season.

The Mouse House streams some blockbusters for Christmas.

Black Beauty rides again.

Oldies at the beginning of the month; original productions at the end.

Festive fun starts early.

Options for a scary, spooky, or just plain silly family movie night

Olaf comes to Disney+

Upcoming New Movies

Nov
10

Words on Bathroom Walls

PG-13
High school is already difficult, but for Adam, it's even harder: Living with paranoid schizophrenia is making things much more complicated. But an experimental drug has the potential to help him manage his illness. Now, he just has to manage school...
Nov
25

The Croods: A New Age

PG
The Croods have found some new neighbours, a family called the Bettermans, and they seem different. Claiming to be more evolved than the Croods, living together could prove to be difficult.
Dec
3

Just Another Christmas

Not Rated
Although Jorge's birthday is Christmas day, he's always hated the holiday. So when he wakes up on what should be Boxing Day to find that it's Christmas all over again, Jorge thinks he's losing his mind. But the truth is far worse...
Dec
4

All My Life

PG-13
Although their whirlwind romance seems perfect, their wedding is going to be a little messier: The groom has just been diagnosed with a dangerous liver cancer that means their future together is going to be much shorter than they had anticipated.

Upcoming Blu-ray/Streaming

Oct
6

I Used to Go Here

Not Rated
Digital on Demand: After publishing her novel, Kate is invited to speak at her alma mater. But going back to school means more than familiar surroundings, and Kate soon finds herself drawn into the personal lives of some of the current students.
Oct
6

The Secret Garden (2020)

PG
Digital on Demand: After her parents die from cholera, Mary Lennox is sent from India to her uncle's remote Yorkshire estate. Alone and unhappy, Mary finds solace in a secret, walled garden with magical properties.
Oct
6

Tesla

PG-13
Digital on Demand: A biopic exploring a sensational take on the life of famed inventor Nikola Tesla, and his struggles to sell AC electricity to a society already interested in rival Thomas Edison's DC system.
Nov
10

Bill & Ted Face the Music

PG-13
In Theaters: Although they had been told that their music would save the universe, BIll and Ted still struggle to make their music take off. Now ageing parents, the duo need a little help from the future to make sure the future is most excellent.