At the movies in Kingston: June 28 edition

Billed as “the definitive story of the man behind the voice,” Ron Howard’s Pavarotti explores the life and talents of Pavarotti, and begins showing at The Screening Room on Friday, Jun. 28, 2019. Submitted image.

Welcome back to ‘At the movies in Kingston.’ The toys are still ruling the box office, but something will crawl in to dominate by the end of this week.

Here is what’s new at the Kingston theatres for the week starting Friday, Jun. 28, 2019.

Landmark Cinemas

Avengers: Endgame is back on the big screens with five minutes of additional footage. The hope is that this rerelease will help the Marvel movie surpass Avatar as the highest grossing film of all time. It looks like the superhero crew has a chance at taking the top spot.

Spider-Man: Far From Home hits the big screen on Tuesday, Jul. 2and carries on the storyline from Avengers: Endgame. Peter Parker is recruited for a mission in Europe by Nick Fury. He is teamed with Mysterio, who may or may not be a friend. While battling villains on the continent, Parker is conflicted about his place in the world after the events in Avengers: Endgame.

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

Cineplex Odeon

Yesterday is the story of a musician named Jack who wakes up in a world that doesn’t remember The Beatles. Using their songs, Jack secures a recording contract using all the lyrics that only he remembers.

The Saturday morning 10 a.m. Family Favourites is How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

National Theatre Live continues with Sunday’s 3:00 p.m. showing of Small Island.

Spider-Man: Far From Home also starts at Cineplex on Tuesday, Jul. 2.

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

The Screening Room

Pavarotti is a look at the life and talent of the famed opera singer. From director Ron Howard, this documentary will put audiences front row centre to the life of one of the world’s most famous opera singers.

Meeting Gorbachev is directed by Werner Herzog and gives an unfiltered look at the last General Secretary of the U.S.S.R. Now in his late 80s Gorbachev gives filmmaker Herzog private access to his life and allows him to film their conversations.

Paris is Burning provides viewers with a look at New York City’s drag scene of the 1980s. This movie will allow viewers to not only get to see the drag contests but also get to know the people for who they are and what they are doing.

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

Kingston Family Fun World

Kingston Family Fun World Drive-In extends their hours this week. They will now be open from Friday to Sunday and Tuesday to Thursday. Toy Story 4 and Dark Phoenix areon Screen 1, Anabelle Comes Home and Godzilla: King of the Monsters are on Screen 2, and The Secret Life of Pets 2 and Men in Black: International is showing on Screen 3.

Please check the Kingston Family Fun World website for movie times for this weekend.

Movies in the Square

Movies in the Square returns on Thursday, Jul. 11 for Top Gun.

Weekend Pick

Yesterday hits all the right notes to The Beatles fan in me. The idea that the world could forget the greatest band of all time is unconscionable, but the premise of the movie seems interesting, and hearing all the classic hits of the band on the big screen would be a real treat.
Enjoy your movie choice this weekend where ever the box office takes 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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