At the movies in Kingston: September 6 edition

Blinded By The Light is now playing at The Screening Room

Welcome back to ‘At the Movies in Kingston’. The summer movie season ended but the box office is about to get bloody with the latest release. 

Here is what’s new at the Kingston theatres for the week starting September 7. 

Landmark Cinemas:

It: Chapter Two opens this week bringing the adult versions of the characters back to the screen to finish off the creepy clown Pennywise once and for all. The sequel to the massive hit film from a couple of years ago will no doubt draw a multitude of people to the movie theatre.

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

www.landmarkcinemas.com

Cineplex Odeon: 

Saturday’s 12:55 showing of the Placido Domingo 50th Anniversary Gala Evening. Fans of this talented music icon will want to check the concert out on the big screen.

Tuesday, September 10 at 7 pm live broadcast of Margaret Atwood: Live in Cinemas coincides with the publication of her new book The Testaments, a sequel to her popular novel The Handmaids Tale. This broadcasted special will allow fans the chance to see Atwood on the big screen as she discusses her life in literature and why she wrote a follow up to one of her most popular novels.

Saturday’s family favourite’s is the 10:00 am showing of The Secret Life of Pets 2.

Thursday September 12, National Theatre Live returns to Cineplex with the 7 pm showing of Fleabag.

It: Chapter Two also opens 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:

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood starts its run at The Screening Room this weekend. Quentin Tarantino’s film about a fading actor and his best friend stunt double interconnects with Charles Manson and Sharon Tate and how Hollywood changed after 1969.

Blinded by the Light is set in 1980’s Britain where a teenager is inspired by the music of Bruce Springsteen, which will ultimately change the young man’s life.

Honeyland is the story of the last female bee hunter in Europe and how she tries to save the dwindling bee population in Macedonia. Hatidze Muratova farms wild bees and sells the honey she processes in the nearest town. Hatidze’s way of living is threatened by new beekeepers and their use of modern technology.

Becoming Nobody is the story of Ram Dass and his philosophical teachings which attempt to bridge the gap between eastern and western philosophies.

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

www.screeningroomkingston.com/calendar   

Weekend Pick: 

If you are looking for topical experiences, then check out Margaret Atwood: Live in Cinemas on Tuesday September 10 or Honeyland at The Screening Room.

With the summer movie season ending on a high note for box office sales, one would expect the theatres to have awards bait movies ready for September. Instead we are starting this month off with a fright as It: Chapter Two breaks open the theatre doors with thrills and chills that will appeal to a large audience.

I would expect this to be the number one movie this weekend by a large margin. Wherever you go and whatever you see, enjoy the week Kingston.

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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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