At the movies in Kingston: March 15 edition

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The Upside starring Kevin Hart, Bryan Cranston and Nicole Kidman is currently playing at The Screening Room. Submitted image.


Welcome back to ‘At the movies in Kingston.’ Here is what is new at the Kingston theatres for the week starting Friday, Mar. 15, 2019. Captain Marvel will no doubt draw many people back to the box office this week, but there are a slew of new movies hitting the theatres this week.


Landmark Cinemas:

For science fiction fans, Captive State tells the story of the collaborators and dissidents of a near future Earth where an alien force has taken over the world.

Romantic drama fans might be interested in Five Feet Apart. This is the story of Stella and Will, two teenaged cystic fibrosis patients who fall in love while in treatment.

If you are looking for something the whole family could see, Wonder Park is the latest animated film set at a magnificent amusement park where a young girl named June can see her imagination come to life.

Friday is the last day for Landmark’s March Movie Break series. Featuring recent classics like Aquaman, Bumblebee, The Kid Who Would Be King, Smallfoot, and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. These movies are playing on Friday morning only.

To make your plans for this weekend, check out the link below for showtimes for all films at the Landmark Cinemas.


Cineplex Odeon:

Captain Marvel will also dominate the screens for another weekend at Cineplex Odeon.

Wonder Park and Five Feet Apart also open this weekend at Cineplex.

The March Break Family Favourites at Cineplex offers viewers a chance to catch up on past hits. Friday’s offerings include Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch, Paw Patrol: Mighty Pups, and Smallfoot. These films are all playing on Friday morning. You can catch Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch for an additional showing on Saturday morning.

Sunday afternoon at 12:55 is Fate/stay night [Heaven’s Feel] II. lost butterfly. Fans of the Japanese anime series should be eager to see the next adventure in the Heaven’s Feel saga.

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


The Screening Room:

Opening this weekend is the recent hit The Upside. Bryan Cranston plays a millionaire paraplegic who hires Kevin Hart’s ex con character as a personal support worker. Together they form a bond.

Everybody Knows stars Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem. The film is about a character named Laura who travels home to Spain for her sister’s wedding. A growing crisis will force the family to confront a family secret that will change everything.

The Screening Room’s Series: The Neon Lights of Michael Mann, continues with the March 21 showing of Mann’s 1995 masterpiece Heat. The first film to bring Al Pacino and Robert DeNiro together on screen has the two powerhouse acting titans facing off in a game of cops and robbers in the streets of Los Angeles. This film has a powerful supporting cast with Val Kilmer, Wes Studi, and Ashley Judd.

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


Weekend Pick:

For those that didn’t see Captain Marvel last weekend, like me, this is the week to catch up.

Heat is a masterpiece and well worth seeing on the big screen. The Screening Room’s series on Michael Mann celebrates a master film maker, and Heat is a brilliant film.

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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