At the movies in Kingston: November 1 edition

Parasite, a Korean thriller that has already garnered rave reviews, tells the story of an unemployed family that takes an interest in a well-known wealthy family… a perhaps unhealthy interest. Submitted image.

Welcome back to ‘At the movies in Kingston.’ He said he would be back, and Arnold Schwarzenegger returns to the big screen this weekend in his most iconic role. Will it be number 1 at the box office?

Here is what’s new at the Kingston theatres for the week starting Friday, Nov. 1, 2019.

Landmark Cinemas

Terminator: Dark Fate brings Linda Hamilton and Arnold Schwarzenegger back to the screens in their roles as Sarah Connor and the Terminator. This fifth film in the series plans to ignore every film after 1991’s Terminator 2: Judgement Day. Terminator: Dark Fate is meant to be considered a sequel to the 1991 blockbuster.

Harriet tells the true-life tale of Harriet Tubman and her escape from slavery during the 19th Century. The film also details her rise to prominence and how she inspired and aided the abolition movement prior to the civil war.

Motherless Brooklyn is set in the 1950s and follows a private investigator who searches for the murderer of his mentor.

Parasite is the story of an unemployed family that takes an interest in a well-known wealthy family. Things go awry, drawing both families into a web of intrigue. The film is presented in Korean with English subtitles.

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

Cineplex Odeon

Arctic Dogs is about Swifty the Arctic Fox and his plans to move out of the mailroom of the Arctic Blast Delivery Service.

Saturday’s family favourite’s is the 10:00 a.m. showing of The Angry Birds Movie 2.

Saturday also has a 10:45 a.m. showing of DanTDM Presents: The Contest. YouTuber Dan TDM brings his act to the local theatres.

Saturday the Metropolitan Opera returns with a 12:55 p.m. showing of Turandot.

On Sunday at 4:00 p.m., comedian Billy Connolly brings his new show Billy Connolly: The Sex Life of Bandages to the big screen.

Terminator: Dark Fate also starts this weekend at Cineplex.

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

The Screening Room

Hustlers is back on the big screen with this tale of former strip club employees who band together to rob and extort money from their Wall Street clients.

The Awakening From the Meaning Crisis lecture series continues this week. See details below for this lecture series by John Vervaeke.
Awakening from the Meaning Crisis

Parasite also opens this weekend at The Screening Room.

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

Weekend Pick

Terminator: Dark Fate will be the number one movie at the cinemas this weekend. For years fans have been given substandard follow-ups to the blockbuster Terminator 2: Judgement Day. The film is getting positive reviews, and reunites the original creators with the two stars of the original film.

Have a great week. Stay safe while continuing your Halloween celebrations, and wherever you end up, 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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