New Movies in Theaters – Firestarter and More « Celebrity Gossip and Movie News


By Alexandra Heilbron on May 12, 2022 | leave a comment

The biggest release opening this weekend is Fire starter, based on the Stephen King novel and the 1984 film of the same name starring Drew Barrymore. Check out the synopsis and trailer below, along with two smaller versions that will open on Friday. ~Alexandra Heilbron

Fire starter – Charlie (Ryan Kiera Armstrong) is an 11-year-old girl with pyrokinetic abilities. She is capable of starting fires when her emotions get the better of her. His father, Andy (Zac Efron), tries to teach Charlie how to control his power, but his emotions sometimes get in the way, making the outcome unpredictable. He’s afraid that when people find out what Charlie can do, the government will kidnap her and lock her in a lab so she can be studied. Click here for timetables.

Vortex – He (Dario Argento) and his wife Elle (Françoise Lebrun) live in a small apartment in Paris. He, who has heart disease, is working on a book about movies called Psyche and Elle is a retired psychiatrist who suffered a stroke a few years ago. Their adult son Stephane (Alex Lutz), father of a baby boy, is unable to help them, due to his own money and drug problems, in the midst of a failing marriage. Playing in Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa and Calgary. Click here for timetables.

Hello, Library – In the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic, a small town rallies together to protect a beloved local bookstore in this documentary. A landmark in Lenox, Massachusetts, Hello Bookstore is a gem, thanks to owner Matthew Tannenbaum’s passion for stories. Play at Waterloo and Kingston. Click here for timetables.




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