The Screening Room

Glitter and gore

This past Friday night, I lost my virginity to the 'Rocky Horror Picture Show' along with Janet and Brad.Continue...

Film facelift

The new owner of a local movie theatre is looking to attract students. Wendy Huot, a Queen’s University librarian, bought the Screening Room at 120 Princess St. this June. She said she’s hoping to add late-night screenings of horror and cult films to “encourage a different crowd and be a little
bit rowdier."Continue...

The Screening Room has reopened for business

“[It] feels good to be playing movies again,” Wendy Huot, owner of The Screening Room, told The Journal. Continue...

Friends of The Screening Room raise over $100,000 for local indie theatre

The Kingston community recently rallied together to save beloved independent movie theatre, The Screening Room.Continue...

‘A weird, uncanny thing’: Wendy Huot talks The Screening Room going dark during quarantine

Wendy Huot was fulfilling a life-long dream when she bought the popular indie theatre, The Screening Room. Now, in the face of the pandemic, it faces its greatest challenge.Continue...

Film Screening Boneyard challenges horror genre cliches

On Sunday night, Kingston filmmakers Brent Nurse and Steven Spencer revealed their latest film Boneyard at The Screening Room.Continue...

Columbus is a quiet, captivating debut

Academic-turned-filmmaker, Kogonada quietly reflects on the inscrutability of life in his feature-length debut titled Columbus. What else can we expect from an academic in Hollywood?Continue...

This Time Tomorrow's slow win

Toronto-based Colombian-Canadian filmmaker Lisa Rodriguez gives a glimpse into a middle-class Bogotà family leading an uneventful life until tragedy strikes, unsettling their relationships and routines in her film This Time Tomorrow.

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The Room: the worst movie of all time

When you attend a live screening of The Room, you embark on a communal journey through the wholly unapologetic and self-indulgent brainchild of Tommy Wiseau.Continue...

Looking through a lens of self-discovery

Doing what you love is a journey of self-discovery, something Michael Kenney, ArtSci ’08, found
through filmmaking.Continue...

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