At the movies in Kingston: November 15 edition

The Matrix Reloaded returns to the big screen at The Screening Room on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019 at 9:30 p.m. Submitted image.

Welcome back to ‘At the movies in Kingston.’ A reboot and a car race start this weekend at the theatres, but which one will win the box office crown?

Here is what’s new at the Kingston theatres for the week starting Friday, Nov. 15, 2019.

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Landmark Cinemas

Charlie’s Angels is an updated take on the classic television series. This time, director Elizabeth Banks brings a fresh look to the film ,playing the role of Bosley to three new angels recruited to work for the Charles Townsend security and investigative service.

Ford vs. Ferrari brings Matt Damon and Christian Bale to the screen as car designer Carroll Shelby and Ken Miles. The two work together to design a revolutionary car at the Ford Motor Company that can compete at the 24 Hours of Le Mans race in France. The year is 1966, and this is the true story of two unlikely allies as they fight corporate interference and look to defeat the racing power of Ferrari at this European race.

The Good Liar stars Hellen Mirren as a lonely widow named Betty who meets Roy played by Ian McKellen. The master con artist Roy thinks he has found a perfect mark in Betty.  

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

www.landmarkcinemas.com

Cineplex Odeon

Saturday’s family favourite’s is the 10 a.m. showing of Charlotte’s Web.

Sunday brings the Studio Ghibli Fest back with the 12:55 p.m. showing of Princess Mononoke.

The Bolshoi Ballet returns to the theatres with it’s 4:00 p.m. Sunday showing of Le Corsaire.

Ford vs. Ferrari and Charlie’s Angels also start this weekend at Cineplex.

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

www.cineplex.com/Theatre/cineplex-odeon-gardiners-road-cinemas#filter

The Screening Room

The Matrix Reloaded is back on the big screen for a special presentation on Friday, Nov. 15. The sequel to the ground-breaking sci-fi film is the second installment in the retrospective of the Wachowski’s films.

King Con Presents: Saturday Morning Cartoons, Cereal & PJ’s starts this Saturday morning. Now is your chance to spend three hours reliving or experiencing classic cartoons for the first time! If you’re a cartoon-lover, check out this special-ticketed event.

Edward Norton’s Motherless Brooklyn starts this weekend at the Screening Room. Set in 1950s New York, Norton plays a private investigator who is in search of the murderer of his mentor.

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

www.screeningroomkingston.com/calendar  

Weekend Pick

I would have never guessed that Doctor Sleep would have tanked at the box office, but it was sunk by last week’s champion Midway. Ford vs. Ferrari looks like it will claim the top spot at the box office this week. It’s an original film with a great cast and it has received some excellent reviews.

Charlie’s Angels looks thrilling, but the reviews have been less than stellar.

The Matrix Reloaded would be a delightful treat to enjoy this weekend.

Have a great week and enjoy the show. Get ready for a blustery storm to attack the box office next week and claim the top spot.

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.

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