Rick Davis

Warcraft.

Davis: Another video game tries its luck as a movie

The Warcraft movie portrays the initial encounters between humans and orcs in a fantasy realm known as Azeroth.

Warcraft.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

Davis: Turtles are back to rake in the dough

Picking up where the first one left off, the Turtles are again in conflict with Shredder.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows
Alice (Mia Wasikowska

Davis: Disney back with Through the Looking Glass

Alice Through the Looking Glass reunites Mia Wasikowska, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter and Johnny Depp, with producer Tim Burton.

Alice (Mia Wasikowska
The Angry Birds Movie launches on to the big screen this weekend.

Davis: Angry Birds should beat videogame movie jinx

The Angry Birds Movie is currently getting the best reviews of any videogame movie ever made.

The Angry Birds Movie launches on to the big screen this weekend.
Jodie Foster (right) directs George Clooney in Money Monster.

Davis: Captain America might beat up on financial thriller

Plus Sally Field back in a starring role and a possible cult classic in the making.

Jodie Foster (right) directs George Clooney in Money Monster.
Captain America: Civil War

Davis: Super heroes a box office guarantee

Marvel seems to have the magic touch as every movie it produces is a hit.

Captain America: Civil War
Melissa McCarthy stars in The Boss.

Davis: McCarthy’s all-American humour; some international flare

From Canada comes a true story of a young black man from a rural Nova Scotia town who has dreams of becoming an NHL star.

Melissa McCarthy stars in The Boss.
Paramount Theatre closed forever

Davis: Saying good-bye to the Paramount

My memories started when I arrived at the Paramount during the August long weekend of 1992 to take over as the theatre manager.

Paramount Theatre closed forever
Ben Affleck (left) is Batman and Henry Cavill is Superman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

Davis: Superhero extravaganza and end of an era

While Batman vs Superman in Dawn of Justice, the Paramount Theatre in Kelowna bids adieu to showing movies this weekend.

Ben Affleck (left) is Batman and Henry Cavill is Superman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
Zoe Kravitz (left)

Davis: Watch predecessors to understand latest Divergent movie

Allefiant demands that you watch its predecessors to understand what is going on.

Zoe Kravitz (left)
John Goodman (left)

Davis: New SB Cohen movie as raunchy as ever

10 Cloverfield Lane described as 'not a true sequel' to Cloverfield.

John Goodman (left)
Disney is back with Zootopia.

Davis: Disney continues CG animation with Zootopia

Disney continues its computer generated animation winning streak with Zootopia.

Disney is back with Zootopia.
Disney is back with Zootopia

Disney has another winner in Zootopia

Movie columnist Rick Davis says Disney's new animation film appears on its way to being another blockbuster hit.

Disney is back with Zootopia

Davis: The Witch OK on Rotten Tomatoes

The Witch has been getting acclaim, starting with the Sundance Film Festival last year.

Davis: Dirty Grandpa won’t win DeNiro any awards

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi a serious effort to show the intensity of battle and that it is gritty and not glamorous.

The Revenant was not only a winner at the box office but at the Golden Globes as well

Davis: Golden Globes lost some lustre this year

Ride Along 2, Norm of the North new movies in theatres this week.

The Revenant was not only a winner at the box office but at the Golden Globes as well
Jennifer Lawrence in Joy.

Davis: Lots of movies to take in over holidays

Critics are calling The Big Short a well-acted, scathingly funny indictment of its real-life villains.

Jennifer Lawrence in Joy.
Tina Fey (left) and Amy Poehler star in Sisters

Davis: Movies that dare go up against Star Wars

Other holiday fare should garner respectable $50 million at the box office.

Tina Fey (left) and Amy Poehler star in Sisters
Chris Hemsworth stars in In the Heart of the Sea

Davis: Whale of a thriller, human drama on deck

…the real drama is the second half of the story which reveals the aftermath of the attack on the Essex.

Chris Hemsworth stars in In the Heart of the Sea
The legendary horned creature from European folklore terrorizes a family during Christmas in the horror-comedy Krampus.

Krampus a demonic take on Christmas spirit

Krampus is unleashed when a dysfunctional family can't muster its Christmas spirit.

The legendary horned creature from European folklore terrorizes a family during Christmas in the horror-comedy Krampus.