Sandra Bullock stars in the film 'Our Brand is Crisis' – a film about American political strategist 'Calamity' Jane Bodine

In Theatres: Our Brand is Crisis; Burnt; Truth (VIDEO)

Sandra Bullock, Bradley Coooper, and Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford all lead their respective releases this weekend



It appears the big names aren’t carrying their promotional budget this weekend.

Hyped new releases like Our Brand is Crisis, Burnt, and Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse were all “roasted” by Rotten Tomatoes. And although the site shouldn’t be the only critical cloud you consult before you head to the theatre, it does give a convenient snapshot of what the movie-watching world is saying.

Meanwhile, expect strong first impressions from films like The Wonders and Tab Hunter Confidential, and renowned flicks like The Martian, Bridge of Spies, and Sicario are still in theatres.

So you don’t have to see something new if you’d rather see something reliable.

Our Brand is Crisis

Sandra Bullock stars as a superstar American political campaign chief who takes on the case of a Bolivian presidential candidate, set in 2002.

Burnt

Bradley Cooper plays a guy who thinks he’s Anthony Bourdain or Marco Pierre White, in a movie about a chef with one last chance to get it right.

Truth

News junkies, here’s your fix.

Cate Blanchette and Robert Redford star in this film about longtime CBS anchor Dan Rather and his producer, Mary Mapes, and a controversial story that ends their tenure with the network.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Saanich looks to help restaurants increase capacity with outdoor seating

District working to ensure restaurants can make the most of summer weather, mayor says

Colwood art centre shuts its doors indefinitely

Board members look for new location when feasible, continue online

Greater Victoria’s first BC Cannabis Store could open at Saanich shopping centre

Store application for Uptown Shopping Centre headed for public hearing

Royal B.C. Museum reopens in phases, some galleries remain closed to start summer

Victoria museum and archives open first galleries June 19

B.C. records no new COVID-19 deaths for the first time in weeks

Good news comes despite 11 new test-positive cases in B.C. in the past 24 hours

Tahsis opens its gates to visitors to save local economy

Seasonal local businesses that rely on tourism hope to survive despite drop in tourist numbers

BC Corrections to expand list of eligible offenders for early release during pandemic

Non-violent offenders are being considered for early release through risk assessment process

Facing changes together: Your community, your journalists

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world in ways that would have… Continue reading

Fraser Valley driver featured on ‘Highway Thru Hell’ TV show dies

Monkhouse died Sunday night of a heartattack, Jamie Davis towing confirmed

Island city cancels plan for homeless camp; exploring alternative option

The plan heard strong objection from neighbouring residents and businesses

B.C. visitor centres get help with COVID-19 prevention measures

Destination B.C. gearing up for local, in-province tourism

36 soldiers test positive for COVID-19 after working in Ontario, Quebec care homes

Nearly 1,700 military members are working in long-term care homes overwhelmed by COVID-19

Most Read