At the movies in Kingston: February edition

Starring Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Knives Out is up for ‘BestOriginal Screenplay’ at the Oscars this weekend. Catch it now at The Screening Room ahead of the Academy Awards. Submitted image.

Welcome back to ‘At the movies in Kingston.’ Comic book anti-heroes are in full force this weekend and look to take the top spot at the box office from two aging Miami detectives. Here is what’s new at the Kingston theatres for the week starting Friday, Feb. 7, 2020.

Landmark Cinemas

Birds of Prey lands in theatres this weekend and brings Margo Robbie back to the big screen as Harley Quinn. Harley has left Joker and struck out on her own. Teaming with an all girl group of mercenaries and thugs, Harley encounters a deadly villain in the form of Black Mask, played by Ewan McGregor, and must bring her team together to win the day.

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

Cineplex Odeon

The 10:00 a.m. Saturday Family Favourites is the animated tale How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.

The Hindi language action film Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior continues with limited screenings this weekend on Saturday and Sunday at 3:30 p.m.

Birds of Prey also opens this weekend at Cineplex.

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

The Screening Room

Sunday’s Cinematica Classic “Classic Art House with Janus Films” series offers The Earrings of Madame de. This classic film is the story of a rich woman, the Madame de of the title, who sells a pair of earrings to pay off some debts. Unknowingly to her, this action begins a chain reaction of events that will bring strife and hardship.

The 2020 Reelout Queer Film Festival finishes this week with final events at The Screening Room on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. Check the link below for the schedule of these last few festival events.

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

Weekend Pick

The Oscars are this weekend and now would be the time to catch up on any last-minute viewings of the films nominated for Best Picture for this year. The Screening Room is your best place to catch as many Oscar nominated films in one location.

Birds of Prey will no doubt reign supreme at the box office and take the top spot.

Enjoy the week, and whatever film you see, whether its Oscar nominated or a comic book adaptation, 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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