At the movies in Kingston: September 13 edition

Doghouse Studios
The Return to Frightenstein CD release party takes place at the Screening Room on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, beginning at 4 p.m. This Kingston-based company is bringing the cult classic The Hilarious House of Frightenstein back to life, and the event will be full of fun on-theme features. Submitted image.

Welcome back to ‘At the movies in Kingston.’ A killer clown is stalking the box office, but will a group of strippers take the weekend crown for top film or will a quaint English story about the rich nobles of the early 20th Century steal the crown jewels as top film of the weekend?  

Here is what’s new at the Kingston theatres for the week starting Friday, Sept. 13, 2019.

Landmark Cinemas

Hustlers is the tale of former strip club employees who unite as a group to extort and steal money from their Wall Street clients. Jennifer Lopez leads the cast as the group ringleader, with support from Constance Wu and Cardi B.

Downton Abbey brings fans back to the early 20th Century life of the rich Crawley family. Amidst the noble homes and elegant meals, the family is preparing to host the King and Queen of England. Watch as the estate with its multitude of servants prepares for this grand dinner.

The Goldfinch is adapted from the acclaimed novel of the same name. A young boy is adopted by a rich New York family after a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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

Cineplex Odeon

Brittany Runs a Marathon stars Jillian Bell as Brittany who after spending years partying and living life to extremes, gets life back on track by training for the New York City Marathon.

Saturday’s family favourite’s is the 10:00 a.m. showing of the classic animated tale, An American Tale.

National Theatre Live returns to Cineplex with the 12:55 p.m. Saturday showing of The Lehman Trilogy.

Hustlers also opens this weekend at Cineplex.

For further information about showtimes at Cineplex Odeon, check out the link below.
www.cineplex.com/Theatre/cineplex-odeon-gardiners-road-cinemas#filter

The Screening Room

Aquarela is a documentary about water. Shot at 96 frames per second, viewers will have a fresh look at the power of water and its importance to our planet.

David Crosby: Remember My Name is a brutally honest look at the life of the legendary singer. After the breakup of Crosby, Stills, and Nash, David Crosby set out on a new path in music and has since found a new life in the industry. This brutally honest documentary will show you David Crosby, warts and all.

The staff pick of the month is Cold Case: Hammarskjold. This documentary follows the trail of what happened to the former UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold. Danish journalist Mads Brugger pursues the events that led to the mysterious crash of Hammarskjold’s plane in 1961.

On Saturday, Sept. 14, The Screening Room is hosting a CD release party for Return to Frightenstein. Paired with the release of the new CD, a screening of an original episode of the original series will be shown. Special ticket prices are in effect for this event.

For further details about times and movies playing at The Screening Room, check out the link below.
www.screeningroomkingston.com/calendar  

Weekend Pick:

It: Chapter II will probably lay claim to the box office title for a second week in a row. There are many things to see at the multiplexes this weekend. Whatever you see, or wherever you go, remember to be kind, and 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.

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