At the movies in Kingston: January 31 edition

The Reelout Queer Film Festival is currently running at The Screening Room in downtown Kingston. Submitted image.

Welcome back to ‘At the movies in Kingston.’ The Bad Boys have ruled the box office for two straight weeks, but will their reign end at week number three? Here is what’s new at the Kingston theatres for the week starting Friday, Jan. 31, 2020.

Landmark Cinemas

The Rhythm Section has Blake Lively staring as a grieving woman who learns that the plane crash, which killed her family, wasn’t an accident. Plunged into a world of revenge, will Lively’s character seek the revenge she desires or make peace with the death of her family?

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 Arctic Dogs.

The action-packed Hindi film Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior is playing on Saturday at 3:55 p.m.

The Metropolitan Opera is showing The Gershwin’s: Porgy and Bess on Saturday at 12:55 p.m.

Sunday brings the Super Bowl to the bring screen, starting at 5:30 p.m.

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 Modern Times. This classic comedy directed by and starring Charlie Chaplin has the actor returning to the Little Tramp role. Chaplin’s Little Tramp is a factory worker who is klutzy and clueless, which leads to hilarity in the film.

Groundhog Day is back on the big screen for a special showing on Groundhog Day. The Bill Murray comedy is not to be missed.

Varda by Agnes offers a behind the scenes look at the work of Agnes Varda. From her experience of directing to her interpretation of art, watch as Agnes Varda explains what “cine-writing” is.

Are you craving more 2020 Oscar contenders? The Screening Room is now showing all 2020 short film nominees in the three categories, Animated, Live Action, and Documentary. This is the first time all these short films have ever been shown on the big screen in Kingston at once.

The 2020 Reelout Queer Film Festival begins this week and continues with events and film screenings until Saturday, Feb. 8. For a schedule of all events and how to purchase tickets, check out the link below.

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

Weekend Pick

The Screening Room continues their Oscar countdown. With the showing of all short film nominees film lovers will get a unique chance to see a wide variety of work that is not easy to see on the big screen.

Bad Boys For Life will most likely be the number one film again this weekend, but its time at the time will soon end. Harley Quinn and the Birds of Prey arrive on the big screen next week.

Have a great week 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.

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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