Holiday Favourites Back on the Big Screen

Guests of all ages are invited to warm up this winter with a line-up of tinsel-tastic holiday programming presented by Cineplex Events. With festive Family Favourites, Classic Films, Special Events and live dance and stage productions coming to theatres across Canada from November 17 to December 31, it’s never been easier to get into the spirit of the season. As part of the decked-out holiday line-up, movie-goers can count down to snow day staples like The Nutcracker (Bolshoi Ballet), Home Alone, The Polar Express and decide once and for all if Die Hard is a Christmas movie.

Home Alone
Family Favourites
Beginning November 17, 2018
A true holiday favourite, this beloved comedy classic is festive fun for the whole family. Macaulay Culkin stars as Kevin McCallister, an eight-year-old boy who is accidentally left behind when his family flies to Paris for their Christmas vacation. At first, Kevin enjoys his newfound independence, but soon has to defend his home against two bumbling burglars’ attempts to break-in.

Family Favourites
Beginning December 1, 2018

Buddy (Will Ferrell) was accidentally transported to the North Pole as a toddler and raised to adulthood among Santa’s elves. Unable to shake the feeling that he doesn’t fit in, the adult Buddy travels to New York in search of his real father. When he arrives to find that his father is a cynical businessman with no sense of childlike wonder, the pair attempt to start a relationship with increasingly chaotic results.

Elliot the Littlest Reindeer
Beginning December 2, 2018

With only a few days to go before Christmas, Blitzen announces his retirement from Santa’s sleigh team. Now Elliot, a miniature horse, has one shot at his lifelong dream to earn a spot on the team at the North Pole reindeer try-outs.

The Polar Express 3D
Family Favourites
Beginning December 8, 2018

Based on the classic Christmas story by Chris Van Allsburg, The Polar Express tells the story of a young boy who embarks on an inspiring adventure to the North Pole aboard an extraordinary train. On his journey he learns about friendship, bravery and the true spirit of Christmas.

Die Hard
One Nighters @ VIP
Beginning December 10, 2018

A New York City cop faces overwhelming odds when his Christmas visit to California is interrupted by a terrorist invasion of his estranged wife’s office building.

CBeebies Christmas Show: Thumbelina
Beginning December 15, 2018

This winter, laugh and sing along with your favourite CBeebies stars at the interactive CBeebies Christmas Show! The makers of Alice in Wonderland, A Christmas Carol and Snow Queen will delight audiences this year with the classic tale of Thumbelina. This year’s Christmas Show recreates the live Thumbelina performance on the big screen and includes an exclusive, additional show made for cinema audiences only starring the much-loved Justin Fletcher (Something Special) in “Justin’s Countdown to Christmas”.

It’s a Wonderful Life
Classic Films
Beginning December 16, 2018

George Bailey is a small-town man whose life seems so desperate he contemplates suicide. He had always wanted to leave Bedford Falls to see the world, but circumstances and his own good heart have led him to stay. He sacrificed his education for his brother’s, kept the family-run savings and loan afloat, protected the town from the avarice of the greedy banker Mr. Potter and married his childhood sweetheart. As he prepares to jump from a bridge, his guardian angel intercedes, showing him what life would have become for the residents of Bedford Falls if he had never lived.

The Nutcracker – Bolshoi Ballet
Beginning December 23, 2018

On Christmas Eve, Marie’s Nutcracker doll magically transforms into a prince and together their wonderful adventure begins. The Nutcracker invites audiences of all ages on a magical journey, through a world of enchantment, complete with dancing snowflakes and dolls that have come to life, accompanied by Tchaikovsky’s beloved score. The timeless holiday classic returns to the Bolshoi stage and big screens across Canada this December.

André Rieu 2019 New Year’s Concert from Sydney
Concerts & Music
Beginning December 31, 2018

The King of Waltz, André Rieu returns with a new production this New Year’s 2019! The first full production from leading Event Cinema distributor Piece of Magic Entertainment, André Rieu will present a festive concert like never before, recorded live in Sydney’s iconic Town Hall. Join the Maestro for a magical evening of music and dance featuring his world-class sopranos, The Platin Tenors and plenty of surprises. With show tunes, classical music and plenty of festive fun, it promises to be a great way to start the new year!
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