At the movies in Kingston: July 11 edition

The Screening Room continues their Cinematic Summer Series ‘Alfred Hitchcock Presents: A Murdering Mind’ with a showing of the 1954 Hitchcock classic ‘Rear Window’ on Thursday, Jul. 18, 2019. Submitted image.

Welcome back to ‘At the movies in Kingston.’ Your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man fights off an alligator disaster film and buddy comedy for box office domination this weekend.

Here is what’s new at the Kingston theatres for the week starting Friday, Jul. 12, 2019.

Landmark Cinemas

Crawl is the typical disaster film that gets released in the summer time. The protagonist of the film must survive a category 5 hurricane while saving her father. Plus they have to avoid being eaten by alligators. This film is looking to take a bite out of the box office.

Stuber pairs Dave Bautista and Kumail Nanjiani in a mismatched buddy comedy. Bautista plays a cop who brings his Uber driver along as he chases crooks. Nanjiani’s character will no doubt have the ride of his life on this adventure.

Check out the link below for showtimes for all films at Landmark Cinemas.

Cineplex Odeon

The Saturday morning 10 a.m. Family Favourites is Wonder Park. If you missed this magical story about a hidden theme park, then now is your chance to check it out.

For further information about showtimes at Cineplex Odeon, check out the link below.

The Screening Room

Wild Rose is the story of a troubled musician named Rose-Lynn from Glasgow who dreams of being a country music star in Nashville. After taking a cleaning job, she finds an unlikely ally who encourages her to pursue her dream.

Shadow takes viewers to a distant kingdom that is ruled by an unpredictable king. The military commander has a secret weapon, a ‘shadow’, which allows him to fool the king and everyone else when needed. If you are a fan of House of Flying Daggers, Shadow is for you.

Cinematica Summer Series presents Rear Window. The Thursday showing of the 1954 Alfred Hitchcock classic has Jimmy Stewart witnessing a murder in the building across from his apartment. The wheel chair bound Stewart must try to survive as he tangles with the criminal and solve the crime he has witnessed.

For further details about times and movies playing at The Screening Room, check out the link below.  

Kingston Family Fun World

Kingston Family Fun World Drive-In is the place to be this summer. This week Spider-Man: Far From Home and Men In Black: International areon Screen 1, Crawl and Rocketman are on Screen 2, and Toy Story 4 and Dark Phoenix is showing on Screen 3.

Please check the Kingston Family Fun World website for start times for each movie.

Movies in the Square

Movies in the Square on Thursday, Jul. 18 is Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again. Don’t forget to bring your chair for this free event in Springer Market Square.

Weekend Pick

Spider-Man: Far From Home will be the champ again this weekend.

There is an abundance of great films to be seen. The Screening Room has again brought something unique back to the screens with their showing of Rear Window. If you are a fan of suspense and Hitchcock, this is the film to see this weekend.

I would like to extend my thanks to the staff at Cineplex this past week. After taking the kids to see Spider-Man: Far From Home, I left a USB on the counter, and forgot about it. On this USB were family photos from a recent trip that I hoped to get developed. I had no idea where it was, and thanks to the excellent staff at Cineplex, they located me through social media and kept the USB until I claimed it the next day. I can’t thank you enough for going above and beyond.

Wherever the box office takes you this weekend, enjoy the show.

Bill Gowsell was born and raised in Kingston. With an interest in history, food, wine, and all things Disney, Bill has been writing for the last eight years on a variety of topics. During the summers he can be found at the family cottage north of Kingston, or at the bottom of Lake Ontario… scuba diving.

Bill Gowsell

Bill has been an elementary school teacher for the last 12 years. His passion for writing includes a wide variety of interests, from history, food, pop culture, and anything to do with Disney. Recently he published his second book, Extra Magic Days: Thirty Years of Walt Disney World Vacations. Learn more about Bill...

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