At the movies in Kingston: February 28 edition

The Lodge starring Richard Armitage, Alicia Silverstone and Riley Keough tells the story of a soon-to-be stepmother who is snowed in at a lodge without her partner, and the nightmarish twists and turns that ensue.

Welcome back to ‘At the movies in Kingston.’ Sonic the Hedgehog and The Call of the Wild went head to head at the box office last week, with the blue speed demon coming out on top by a few dollars more. This week, an invisible man stocks the box office for supremacy. Here is everything new at Kingston theatres for the week starting Friday, Feb. 28, 2020.

Landmark Cinemas

The Invisible Man is a remake of the classic monster story. This time, Elisabeth Moss plays Cecilia, a woman who has inherited a fortune from her abusive ex who is believed to be dead. Too many accidents take place in Cecilia’s life, making her think that her boyfriend didn’t die, but might be lurking in the shadows.

Impractical Jokers: The Movie is a lighthearted comedy about a long-ago high school problem that forces the Impractical Jokers to hit the road for a hope at redemption.

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

Cineplex Odeon

The 10:00 a.m. Saturday Family Favourites is Trolls.

The Metropolitan Opera returns to Cineplex for their Saturday 12:55 p.m. showing of Agrippina.

Sunday offers a 12:55 p.m. showing of the Manga hit My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising.

The Invisible Man also open this weekend at Cineplex.

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

The Screening Room

Sunday’s Cinematica Classic ‘Classic Art House with Janus Films’ series offers Ivan’s Childhood. This 1962 Andrei Tarkovsky film looks at the impact World War II had on a child, and how the horrors of war changed the boy forever.

Weathering with You is a Japanese animated tale that follows a boy named Hodaka. He runs away from home to Tokyo where he meets a girl who can manipulate the weather.

Portrait of a Lady on Fire is the story of a young artist who falls for her subject in late 18th Century Europe.

The Lodge is the story of a soon-to-be stepmom and step kids that gets snowed in for the night at a lodge. As the minutes pass by and it seems like the kids are warming up to their stepmom, strange incidents start to happen. Soon these incidents will have dire consequences for the family.

Cunningham is a documentary about the iconic dancer Merce Cunningham. Using archival footage and recreations of the famed works, this is the chance to see the life of a talented dancer on the big screen.

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

Weekend Pick

People are looking for a good scare, and The Invisible Man is getting great reviews and will compete for top spot with Sonic the Hedgehog. Personally, I enjoyed The Call of the Wild and I would recommend seeing this wonderful love letter to nature on the big screen.

Tickets are still available for the 20th annual Kingston Canadian Film Festival. Get your tickets while you still can here.

Have a great week Kingston, and 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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