Movie Lounge – January 6, 2017

Taraji P Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monae in Hidden Figures

Movie Lounge – January 6, 2017

Movie Lounge is a feature at Law And Order Party where we list ten movies screening this week that we might not have actually seen but which we’re presenting as a ranked list, anyway, based on how much they might be worth checking out.

JANUARY 6 – 12

Still In Theaters

Moonlight (*****) (Cable Car Cinema)
Bleed For This (**** 1/2) (East Providence 10)
Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (****) (Providence Place / Cinemaworld Lincoln / Regal Swansea)
Arrival (*** 1/2) (East Providence 10)
La La Land (***) (Providence Place / Showcase Warwick / Cinemaworld Lincoln / Island Cinemas)
Dangal (Providence Place)
Fences (Providence Place / Cinemaworld Lincoln / Showcase Warwick / Regal Swansea / Island Cinemas)
Lion (Avon / Jane Pickens / Showcase Warwick)
Manchester By The Sea (Cable Car / Cinemaworld Lincoln / Showcase Warwick / Entertainment South Kingstown)

1. Hidden Figures

directed by Theodore Melfi
starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monae
opens Friday at all the big movie theaters

2. Top Hat (1935)

directed by Mark Sandrich
starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers
playing Friday 1/6 at Newport Public Library (2:30pm)

3. A Monster Calls

directed by J.A. Bayona
starring Lewis MacDougall, Sigourney Weaver, and Liam Neeson
opens Friday 1/6 at all the big movie theaters

4. Carousel (1956)

directed by Henry King
starring Gordon MacRae, Shirley Jones, and Cameron Mitchell
plays Sunday and Wednesday at Showcase Cinemas Warwick and Regal Swansea

5. Moana

directed by Sebastián Borensztein
voiced by Auli’i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, and Rachel House
playing daily at all the big movie theaters

6. War of the Buttons (1994)

directed by John Roberts
starring Liam Cunningham, Gregg Fitzgerald, and Colm Meaney
playing Sunday 1/8 at Jamestown Philomenian Library (3:00pm)

7. DoubleFeature

three short films (The Loyalist / Bunion / Riding My Way Back)
airs Friday 1/6 (8pm) and Thursday 1/12 (10pm) on RI PBS

8. Doctor Strange

directed by Scott Derrickson
starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwitel Ejiofor, and Tilda Swinton
playing daily at East Providence 10

9. Three Stooges Film Fest

starring Larry, Moe, and Curly (and maybe Shemp)
playing Friday 1/6 at Stadium Theatre Woonsocket (7pm)

10. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

directed by Gareth Edwards
starring Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, and Alan Tudyk
playing daily at all the big movie theaters