Feb 18-24: More Oscar! Parallel Mothers, Worst Person in the World! West Side Story, Director Q&A!, Drive My Car. Vroom!


Oscar-nominated films are taking over the Princess for another weekend of brand new releases! Plus, get ready for a special screening of Last of the Right Whales with a Director Q&A! West Side Story starts, too! 

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For decades, Princess film-lovers have anticipated any new film from Spanish director, Pedro Almodovar. This year, he's delivered with the Oscar-nominated, Parallel Mothers, starting this Friday at the Original with advance tickets on-sale now!

"Note to Oscar: Make sure a best actress nomination happens for the blazing Penelope Cruz in this emotional powerhouse from director Pedro Almodovar about a Madrid photographer coping with an unplanned pregnancy and a tangled political past." - Peter Travers, ABC News

Oscar answered: Done!


Everyone is buzzing about The Worst Person in the World, the new Oscar-nominated film (Best International Film, Best Original Screenplay) from Norway. Featuring stand-out performances, it's romantic, fun and ideal for people who don't like rom-coms! We loved it. Opens exclusively at the Original this Friday! Get tickets here!

"I fell in love with The Worst Person in the World and you will too. This is a gloriously funny, moving, sexy, and smart romantic dramedy that subverts all expectations." - Awards Radar


Steven Spielberg's multiple Oscar-nominated, West Side Story starts this Friday at the Twin with advance tickets on-sale now! Cinema has always been the most accessible entertainment, and West Side Story makes for the perfect escape! See it this weekend!

"It's a classic Spielberg joint, a classic hat-tip to Hollywood, and a classic, period. If this were the only musical of the last decade, it'd still make you feel like a renaissance was in full swing." - Rolling Stone


This Friday we have a special event at the Twin with the director & producer of Last of the Right Whales (Nadine Pequeneza & Sholeh Fabbri) in attendance for a Q&A. This is a stunning documentary about our oceans and the beautiful wildlife that exists in them. Get tickets, do not miss this chance to support films with important messages and talk to the filmmakers. A great film for families and anyone who loves and cares about nature.

"Last of the Right Whales is an important story of hope, impact and action." - Tom Grater, Deadline


Starting this weekend, we're honouring Oscar-winning actor and trailblazer, Sidney Poitier with screenings of the 1968 Best Picture Oscar-winner, In The Heat of the Night. Get tickets! We have more from Sidney coming with To Sir, With Love & A Raisin in the Sun, this month and next. This is a rare chance to see these classics on the big screen.



Oscar Nominated Short Films are arriving next weekend with the Animated Shorts, along with the Live Action Shorts!

Exclusive engagement! These screenings are popular each year, so scroll down to get advance tickets today. Documentary Short Films are coming soon, as well!


Seeing a film at the Princess can sometimes feel like a party... and that's the exact vibe we're going for on the 25th & 26th with our TWO NIGHTS ONLY screenings of The Rocky Horror Picture Show!

Advance tickets are on-sale now, and they are selling fast. Banish the winter blahs and get ready for a fun night at the movies, dress up, bring friends and enjoy! Don't dream it, be it!

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See you at the movies this Friday!

FILMS SHOWING Friday February 18 to Thursday February 24

"Featuring breathtaking cinematography of this rarely seen, 60-ton great whale, Last of the Right Whales will resonate with audiences long after the final frame fades to black." - Nadine Pequeneza, Director and Producer

Director in Attendance for Q & A (opening screeening only)!

No screenings currently scheduled.


"Note to Oscar: Make sure a best actress nomination happens for the blazing Penelope Cruz in this emotional powerhouse from director Pedro Almodovar about a Madrid photographer coping with an unplanned pregnancy and a tangled political past." - Peter Travers, ABC News

Oscar Nominated for Best Actress and Best Original Score

No screenings currently scheduled.


"The kind of movie which reminds you just how beguiling top-tier cinema can be, Joachim Trier's 'The Worst Person in the World' is a triumph." - Awards Watch

Oscar nominated for Best Original Screenplay and International Film

No screenings currently scheduled.


Written and directed by Kenneth Branagh, BELFAST is a poignant story of love, laughter and loss in one boy's childhood, amid the music and social tumult of the late 1960s.

Nominated for 7 Oscars! Including: Best Picture, Best Director, and Original Screenplay 

No screenings currently scheduled.


"Mr. Spielberg did not waste his time-or ours. The new West Side Story is simply fabulous." - Observer

Nominated for 7 Oscars, including: Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Cinematograpgy!

Love at first sight strikes when young Tony spots Maria at a high school dance in 1957 New York City. Their burgeoning romance helps to fuel the fire between the warring Jets and Sharks -- two rival gangs vying for control of the streets.

No screenings currently scheduled.


Winner of the 2021 Golden Globe for Best International Feature. "A masterpiece." - Wall Street Journal

Nominated for 4 Oscars (Best Picture, Director, International Feature, Adapted Screenplay.)

No screenings currently scheduled.


"Paul Thomas Anderson's sunniest movie yet, this San Fernando Valley palimpsest is so buoyant and bubbly, it practically floats off the screen." - Time Out

Nominated for 3 Oscars (Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay)

The story of Alana Kane and Gary Valentine growing up, running around and going through the treacherous navigation of first love in the San Fernando Valley, 1973.

No screenings currently scheduled.


Winner of 5 Oscars, including Best Picture. "Sidney Poitier is pure charisma as Virgil Tibbs, the Philadelphia policeman whose between-trains stopover in a small Southern town is indefinitely extended when he’s first implicated in, then asked to assist with a local murder investigation." - Time Out

"It was the slap heard round the world.

No screenings currently scheduled.

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The year's best animated shorts. For mature audiences only.

For the 17th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action and Documentary – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)!

No screenings currently scheduled.

In-person Oscars are back!

Pre-registration required. Sign up here.

FREE with non-perishable food donation to Food Bank of Waterloo Region.

We also will be accepting cash donations for the Canada-Ukraine Foundation - Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal.

Join us for a casual, come-as-you-are (or dress-to-the-nines, your choice!) evening celebrating the 94th Academy Awards®. Red carpet starts at 6:30pm.

Enjoy Hollywood's most glamourous night and celebrate the return of cinema!

Coming Soon


"Not only is Cyrano vibrant... its so good that its the best version of the story so far. It firmly places Cyrano de Bergerac alongside other classic love stories of our time." - Awards Radar

Academy Award nominee for Best Costume Design

No screenings currently scheduled.


Traveling by train from Moscow to Murmansk, a Finnish student forms an unlikely friendship with a gruff Russian miner.

A young Finnish woman escapes an enigmatic love affair in Moscow by boarding a train to the arctic port of Murmansk. Forced to share the long ride and a tiny sleeping car with a larger than life Russian miner, the unexpected encounter leads the occupants of Compartment No. 6 to face major truths about human connection.

No screenings currently scheduled.

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