At the Movies in Kingston: November 22 edition

Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci hits the big screen at The Screening Room for the week of Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, and is sure to be more thrilling there than at home on Netflix. Submitted image.

Welcome back to ‘At the Movies in Kingston’. Multiple films are about to be frozen out of box office dollars this weekend.

Here is what’s new at the Kingston theatres for the week starting Friday, Nov 22, 2019.

Landmark Cinemas

Frozen II brings us back to the magical world of Arendelle. The sequel to the mega successful Frozen sees all the characters return to find out how Queen Elsa was born with her magical powers while learning some painful family secrets.

A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood is the long-awaited biopic of Mr. Rogers. With Rogers played by Tom Hanks, this film will no doubt inspire viewers with the retrospective look at the man who millions adored from their television screen.

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

Cineplex Odeon

21 Bridges stars Chadwick Boseman as a NYPD detective who is chasing a pair of cop killers in Manhattan. A massive conspiracy is uncovered and Boseman’s detective takes extreme measures to catch the crooks by closing all 21 bridges that connect the island of Manhattan to the mainland, so that the crooks cannot escape.

Saturday’s family favourite’s is the 10:00 a.m. showing of The Polar Express.

Saturday also sees the return of the Metropolitan Opera with a 12:55 p.m. showing of Akhnaten.

Frozen II also starts this weekend at Cineplex.

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

The Screening Room

The Matrix Revolutions is back on the big screen for a special presentation on Friday, Nov. 22. The third and final sequel to the Wachowski’s sci fi trilogy is ready to be re-examined on the big screen.

The Irishman is about the life of former mob hitman Frank Sheeran, played by Robert De Niro, as he recounts his life in organized crime and his role in the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa, played by Al Pacino. This thriller also co-stars Harvey Keitel and Joe Pesci.

The Cave is a documentary about a group of female doctors who established a field hospital in a cave in the Syrian province of Ghouta. This film will highlight some of the good people are doing in Syria during the long drawn out civil war.

The Cinematica Classic for the month is Possession. This tale of betrayal and obsession is worth a look for Isabelle Adjani’s riveting portrayal of Anna who leaves her husband Mark, played by Sam Neil. Mark can’t let her go and soon learns that Anna has been hiding a much darker secret than an affair.  

Frankie brings together a large family of three generations who spend their time at a seaside resort in Portugal trying to make sense of a life changing event that has struck the family.

The staff pic for the month is Unchained. Unchained is a surrealist look at love and what we perceive as acceptance as we watch the lead actress in the film attempt to connect with her disfigured co star.

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

Weekend Pick

Every child in the city will be at the movie theatre in the next couple of days to see Frozen II. This is going to be a monster hit.

For those looking to see Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman on the big screen and not just on Netflix, then head on downtown to The Screening Room.

Whatever you choose to see this weekend, remember to be kind to those around you.

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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