At the movies in Kingston: April 26 edition
Welcome back to ‘At the movies in Kingston.’ This week box office records will be shattered, and no doubt a few tears will be shed at the movies. Here is everything that is new on screen at the Kingston cinemas for the week starting Friday, Apr. 26, 2019.
Avengers: Endgame practically takes over every screen at Landmark. From Imax and Imax 3D, to regular screenings, the epic three-hour conclusion to last year’s Avengers: Infinity War started Thursday, Apr. 25, 2019. When last left off, half of the galaxy was obliterated by the evil Thanos and the remaining heroes led by Iron Man, Captain America, and Captain Marvel must find a way to undo the damage caused by Thanos.
This movie will be big, with many screenings being sold out.
Check out the link below for showtimes for all films at Landmark Cinemas.
Much like Landmark, multiple screens at Cineplex will be dominated by Avengers: Endgame.
On Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 at 12:05 p.m., The Metropolitan Opera returns to the silver screen with the broadcast of the German Opera Die Walkure.
On Sunday, Apr. 28, 2019 at 12:55 p.m. Rembrandt from the National Gallery and Rijkmuseum premiers, and allows art lovers an exclusive showing of the later years of Rembrandt’s work from later in his life.
For further information about showtimes at Cineplex Odeon, check out the link below.
The Screening Room
The Mustang is about a violent convict named Roman Coleman who participates in a unique form of therapy that involves working with wild horses.
3 Faces is the staff pick of the month and tells the tale of three filmmakers at different stages of their careers who mutually agree to aide in each in becoming the best they can be.
Jordan Peele’s hit film Us comes to The Screening Room starting this Friday. If you missed the terrifying thriller once, now is your second chance to catch it on the big screen.
For further details about times and movies playing at The Screening Room, check out the link below.
If you look at the theatre schedules you will already see Avengers: Endgame showings sold out. This film has been billed as one of the concluding stories of Marvel’s Phase Three of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The movie has scored a high fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes, critics seem to love it, and Marvel fans have been waiting anxiously for this film for the last year.
If you are looking for counter programming to Avengers: Endgame and you have small kids at home, The Screening Room is hosting Films for Kids on Saturday and Sunday.
Saturday morning at 10:30 a.m. Oddball and the Penguins will be shown, which tells the tale of a young girl and her dog, and their determination to save many adorable penguins
Sunday morning at 10:30 a.m. The Highway Rat will be shown. This thirty-minute film is about a greedy rat who travels the highway searching for food.
Following immediately after is Zog, the story of an accident-prone dragon who goes to Dragon School.
There are options this weekend if you are not a fan of Avengers: Endgame, but most of Kingston moviegoers will probably see the concluding film to the Avengers saga.
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