Welcome Back! Princess Re-Opens Monday and Popcorn will be served!

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The Tragedy of Macbeth and Licorice Pizza return to the Twin on January 31!

"Licorice Pizza is an instant classic." - Chicago Sun-Times

"It's one of the most visually striking and leanest versions of 'the Scottish play' ever put on film, with blockbuster performances from Oscar winners Frances McDormand and Denzel Washington." - Chicago Sun-Times

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Big news! When we re-open on Monday, we will be able to serve popcorn and snacks, and you'll be able to eat in the cinema (only while seated.) Note that cinemas remain at 50% capacity.


Please be reminded that when coming to see movies, you must show your enhanced vaccine certificate with scannable QR code (access it here), as well as a photo ID. Distancing remains in place, and masks must be worn at all times in the cinemas (unless eating or drinking.) 

See you at the movies and keep scrolling to see what's playing and what's coming soon!

WELCOME BACK!

Tickets on sale now!
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"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.

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Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand star in Joel Coen’s bold and fierce adaptation; a tale of murder, madness, ambition, and wrathful cunning.

Nominated for 3 Oscars (Best Actor, Best Cinematography, Best Production Design)

Power-hungry Macbeth sets his sights on the Scottish throne after receiving a prophecy from three witches.

No screenings currently scheduled.

14A

"Wildly entertaining." (Time Out) "Gaga brings down the fashion house in a must-watch drama..." (NME)

Oscar nominated for Best Makeup and Hairstyling

No screenings currently scheduled.

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In the new psychological thriller directed by Guillermo del Toro, a carnival con man meets a psychiatrist who's even more dangerous than he is.

When charismatic but down-on-his-luck Stanton Carlisle (Bradley Cooper) endears himself to clairvoyant Zeena (Toni Collette) and her has-been mentalist husband Pete (David Strathairn) at a traveling carnival, he crafts a golden ticket to success, using this newly acquired knowledge to grift the wealthy elite of 1940s New York society.

No screenings currently scheduled.

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Mikey Saber is a washed-up porn star who returns to his small Texas hometown, not that anyone really wants him back.

The audacious new film from writer-director Sean Baker (The Florida Project, Tangerine), starring Simon Rex in a magnetic, live-wire performance, RED ROCKET is a darkly funny and humane portrait of a uniquely American hustler and a hometown that barely tolerates him.

No screenings currently scheduled.

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Our Valentine: A rare chance to see the dazzling 1951 Best Picture-winning musical on the big screen! Music by George Gershwin.

Jerry Mulligan (Gene Kelly) is an American ex-GI who stays in post-war Paris to become a painter, and falls for the gamine charms of Lise Bouvier (Leslie Caron). However, his paintings come to the attention of Milo Roberts, a rich American heiress, who is interested in more than just art.

No screenings currently scheduled.

14A

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.

COMING SOON TO THE PRINCESS

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Brought to life by a stellar ensemble led by Benedict Cumberbatch, The Power of the Dog reaffirms writer-director Jane Campion as one of her generation's finest filmmakers.

Nominated for 12 Oscars! Including: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, and Best Supporting Actor.

"The Power of the Dog is a made with artistry and command: it is one of Jane Campion's best." - Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian ★★★★★

No screenings currently scheduled.

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"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.

PG

Depicting the refugee experience through vivid animation, Flee pushes the boundaries of documentary filmmaking to present a moving memoir of self-discovery.

Nominated for 3 Oscars (Best Animated Feature, International Feature, Documentry Feature)

No screenings currently scheduled.

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"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.

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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.

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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.

Sponsor a Seat at the Princess Cinemas!

Dedicate a Seat to a loved one (or yourself!) and show your support for independent cinema in Waterloo Region.

For $175, we will affix a brass-plated plaque with your message to a seat at the Princess.

The Princess is Waterloo Region's longest-running cinema, and Canada's longest-running independent arthouse cinema (under one management)!

2022 marks our 37th year in business, thanks to dedicated movie-goers in Kitchener-Waterloo and beyond. 

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