Start practising your Blue Steel, treat yourself to water with a cucumber slice, and join us to see the theatrical debut of 3x VH1’s male model of the year Derek Zoolander (Ben Stiller). Experience the highs and lows of the male modelling world as Zoolander finds himself loosing his throne as the best male model … Read more

Double Vision: They Live

Double your Vision, Double your fun! Do you like genre films? What about genre films that have a thematic connection, thoughtfully paired for your viewing pleasure? If you answered “yes” to either of these questions, our new series, Double Vision, is for you! This month: alarming alien frequencies! We’ll begin the night with a film … Read more

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre- 75th Anniversary!

“How much is 35,000 dollars times three? 105,000 dollars? I’ll bet you 105,000 dollars that you go to sleep before I do.” Fred C. Dobbs (Humphrey Bogart) and Bob Curtin (Tim Holt), both down on their luck in Tampico, Mexico in 1925, meet up with a grizzled prospector named Howard (Walter Huston) and decide to … Read more

The Red Shoes – 75th Anniversary!

is voluptuous in its beauty and passionate in its storytelling. You don’t watch it, you bathe in it.” –Roger Ebert Filmmaking duo Powell and Pressburger were responsible for some of cinema’s most beautiful and imaginative work, but nothing compares to this timeless story of backstage intrigue and deadly ambition set in Europe’s elite dance world. … Read more

Klassic Kidz: The Sandlot

“You’re killing me Smalls!” Smalls is a new kid in the neighbourhood, and while looking for a place to fit in he hooks up with the local sandlot baseball team, who are themselves looking for a 9th player. The only problem is, Smalls doesn’t know how to play ball. What follows is a heartwarming and … Read more

The Long Goodbye – 50th Anniversary!

“Raymond Chandler’s sentimental foolishness is the taking-off place for Robert Altman’s heady, whirling sideshow of a movie, set in the early-seventies L.A. of the stoned sensibility.” – Pauline Kael, The New Yorker Elliott Gould gives one of his best performances as quirky, mischievous Philip Marlowe in this fascinating and original send-up of Raymond Chandler’s classic … Read more

High Tea Cinema: Sense and Sensibility

Are you a fan of period films featuring extravagant costumes and agonizing affairs of the heart? Do you enjoy drinking tea and nibbling on scones while listening to posh British accents? If so, join us for some tea, treats and good, old-fashioned love in the afternoon! Yes, it’s the return of High Tea Cinema! Just … Read more

Singin’ in the Rain

What a glorious feeling to experience this dazzling musical on the big screen! Starring the powerhouse trio of Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, and Donald O’Connor, this gem lovingly spoofs the turmoil that afflicted the movie industry in the late 1920s when movies went from silent to sound.  This is, quite simply, the greatest movie musical of … Read more

Return to Seoul

“A staggering masterwork that reveals itself unhurriedly, one permutation at a time… perhaps the only film this year in which every single scene and every line of dialogue within them feel absolutely indispensable.” – Carlos Aguilar, Los Angeles Times Born in Seoul and raised by adoptive parents in France, 25-year-old Freddie (Park Ji-Min) impulsively decides … Read more

4/20: Scooby-Doo

Who better to celebrate 4/20 with than Fred, Daphne, Velma, Shaggy, and (of course!) Scooby-Doo! Join them as they investigate strange goings-on at a mysterious island resort, where they soon discover that the island is plagued by a ghostly pirate who is terrorizing the guests and staff. Featuring a star-studded cast, including Freddie Prinze Jr., … Read more

Scarface: 40th Anniversary

In 1983, Brian De Palma (“The Untouchables”, “Blow Out”) got the world saying “Say hello, to his little friend”, Tony Montana (Al Pacino) in one of the most exciting and explosive exploration of one man’s quick rise to power and eventual catastrophic downfall. After getting a green card in exchange for assassinating a Cuban government … Read more

Pathu Thala

Don’t miss the latest Tamil-language neo-noir action thriller. An adaptation of the 2017 Kannada fil “Mufti”, “Pathu Thala” follows an undercover cop of the Chennai city commissioner as he heads out to capture a wanted crime boss AG Raavanan (Silambarasan). Guna (Gautham Karthik), the undercover officer, must make difficult choices as Raavanan’s true intentions come … Read more

Free For Members: Pretty in Pink

We love our members so much that we’d waste our good lip gloss on you! Join us for this month’s FREE members-only screening a beloved classic packed with fun ’80s fashion, colourful characters and genuine teen angst. It’s also a special sneak preview of our “Prom” series of films that we’ve got coming up in … Read more

Rainbow Film Club: My Own Private Idaho

SPECTRUM and the Queer Night Out Waterloo Region are pleased to partner with Apollo Cinema to present the Rainbow Film Club! Join us each month for a classic of queer cinema. You can also join SPECTRUM and the QNO Waterloo Region for a Queer Night Out discussion group in the week following each screening to … Read more

Klassic Kidz: Follow That Bird

It’s big adventure! It’s big laughs! It’s Big Bird on the big screen! “Like so much Sesame Street produces, “Follow That Bird” is about finding oneself and learning to revel in difference” – The AV Club Big Bird (Caroll Spinney) loves spending his days on Sesame Street with all of his different friends. However, social … Read more

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

In the second film in the blockbuster franchise, our dashing daredevil crash-lands into India where he uncovers a sinister scheme that has enslaved a remote village’s children in a fortress-like mine. Naturally, Indy must save the youngsters, while also recovering some precious mystical stones and avoid becoming a slave himself to an evil death cult. … Read more

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – the Swordsmith Village

Don’t miss the latest movie from the hugely popular “Demon Slayer” series! After his family is viciously murdered, a kind-hearted boy named Tanjiro Kamado resolves to become a Demon Slayer in hopes of turning his younger sister Nezuko back into a human. Together with his comrades, Zenitsu and Inosuke, along with one of the top-ranking … Read more

Enys Men

“Where Bait was immediate and acerbic in its politics, Enys Men is lyrical and sublime, enigmatic and haunting. Though it is arguably no less political in its assertion of the dominance of landscape and time over human interlopers. Meanwhile, it’s now two for two for Mark Jenkin, who – if not already – is fast … Read more

Destroy All Monsters – 55th Anniversary!

The original “Godzilla” team of director Ishiro Honda, special-effects supervisor Eiji Tsuburaya, and composer Akira Ifukube reunited for this kaiju extravaganza, which features no fewer than ELEVEN monsters! It’s the remote future (1999) and the people of Earth have achieved world peace by confining all giant destructive creatures like Godzilla to a prison called Monsterland. … Read more

4/20: Dazed and Confused – 30th Anniversary

Celebrate 4/20 with this all-time stoner classic that also happens to be celebrating its 30th birthday! 1976. Austin. It’s the last day of school, and teenagers all over town are preparing for a long and perhaps life-changing summer. The Freshmen are searching for their places, the Seniors are celebrating their new power positions, and the … Read more

Cocaine Bear

“There will be Before “Cocaine Bear” and After “Cocaine Bear.” This is how we will mark time from now on as a society. That’s how transformative this motion picture is. OK, perhaps it’s not that profound. But it is an incredible blast, especially if you have the benefit of seeing director Elizabeth Banks’ insanely violent … Read more


“Of all the gin joints, in all the towns, in all the world, she walks into mine…” Director Michael Curtiz’s iconic romantic epic is arguably the most famous high-point of Hollywood’s Golden Age. Humphrey Bogart plays world weary American ex-patriate Rick, proprietor of a nightclub in Casablanca, Morocco. When Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman), a former love … Read more

Fonda Forever: Barbarella

55th Anniversary Screening!We’ve got nothing but admiration for Jane Fonda and especially for Jane’s amazing career. Let’s celebrate her, shall we? We hope she keeps making movies forever.The year is 40,000 on Planet Lythion where Barbarella (Jane!) makes a forced landing during a secret mission to find the lost evil scientist Durand Durand. Once there, … Read more

Fonda Forever: Barefoot in the Park

We’ve got nothing but admiration for Jane Fonda and especially for Jane’s amazing career. We hope she keeps making movies forever! Spend a couple hours with two exceedingly good-looking people! Robert Redford and Jane Fonda star as newlyweds Paul and Corie who are adjusting to married life in a tiny New York apartment. Paul is … Read more

Assault on Precinct 13 – 4K Remaster

A brand new 4K restoration of John Carpenter’s explosive triumph. Written, directed, scored and edited by John Carpenter two years prior to “Halloween”, “Assault on Precinct 13” combines the template of “Night of the Living Dead” with the spirit of “Rio Bravo” to forge a movie like no other. The story follows a group of … Read more