At the movies in Kingston: August 30 edition

Kingston Family FunWorld will close for good on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, so get out there to take in a drive-in movie soon! Submitted photo.

Welcome back to ‘At the movies in Kingston.’ Labour Day weekend is upon us, and the last of the summer movies will hit the screen.   

Here is what’s new at the Kingston theatres for the week starting Friday, Aug. 30, 2019.

Landmark Cinemas:

Spider Man: Far From Home is back at the theatres with four additional minutes of footage. The superhero saga is looking for a little more cash before heading off to the home video market.

Ne Zha is animated tale of a young boy who is either destined to become a hero or villain as he tries to outsmart the fate that has been foretold for him. This film is presented in Mandarin with English subtitles.

Overcomer is the story of football coach John Harrison who no longer has a football team to coach. He turns to cross country running and finds a new meaning to his life as he coaches a runner to victory.

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

Cineplex Odeon:

Luce is the story of Amy and Peter Edgar and their son Luce. Adopted from Eritrea 10 years ago, the Edgar family dreams of a great future for Luce. He is at the top of athletics and academics, but a startling discovery by a beloved teacher could shatter the Edgar family dreams.  

The Peanut Butter Falcon is a modern take on Mark Twain’s Tom Sawyer. Zak runs away from a nursing care home to pursue his dream of becoming a professional wrestler.

Saturday’s family favourite’s is the 10:00 a.m. showing of UglyDolls.

Toy Story 4 and Spider Man: Far From Home return to Cineplex this weekend for one more shot at box office dollars before setting sail to the DVD market.

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

The Screening Room:

After the Wedding stars Michelle Williams and Julianne Moore. Moore is a wealthy benefactor that meets with Williams in New York City to discuss supporting the orphanage Williams works at in India. Their lives come apart in a series of events after a weekend wedding that will have the audiences glued to the screen as the story unfolds.

Midsommar: The Directors Cut is the extended version of the hit summer film about a couple that goes looking for a cute little summer festival in a remote town in Sweden only to learn that something devilish is happening in the small town.

Free Trip to Egypt is the story of Tarek Mounib who seeks out people on social media in America who display a fear and hatred of Islam and offers them a free trip to Egypt. A diverse group of people are chosen, and the film shows how fear and hatred are a result of what we don’t know, and when we choose to learn, our opinions can change.

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

Kingston Family FunWorld

This week Good Boys and Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw areon Screen 1, Angel Has Fallen and 47 Meters Down: Uncaged are on Screen 2, and The Angry Birds Movie 2 and The Lion King areshowing on Screen 3.

Please check the link below for start times for each movie.

Movies in the Square

Movies in the Square has its last showing this week with Ferngully on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019.

Weekend Pick:

This weekend is all about the Kingston Family FunWorld Drive-In. For decades this site has been the only movie theatre under the stars, and it will close this weekend on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019. Choose one of the movies they have playing at Kingston Family FunWorld and go see it.

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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