Movie Lounge – August 24

2001 a space odyssey

Movie Lounge – August 24

The week’s 10 best-sounding movies, ranked by how much they might be worth seeing. Just FYI, after this weekend the Rustic Drive-In is switching over to their fall only-on-the-weekends schedule.

August 24 – August 30

1. 2001: A Space Odyssey — The IMAX Experience
directed by Stanley Kubrick
starring Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, and William Sylvester
opens Friday 8/24 at Showcase Cinemas Providence Place

2. American Animals
directed by Bart Layton
voiced by Evan Peters, Ann Dowd, and Barry Keoghan
opens 8/24 at Avon Cinema

3. Crazy Rich Asians
directed by Jon M. Chu
starring Constance Wu, Henry Golding, and Michelle Yeoh
playing Thursday through Sunday at Rustic Drive-In (with The Meg) and daily at all the big movie theaters

4. A.X.L
directed by Oliver Daly
starring Thomas Jane, Becky G, and Alex Neustaedter
playing daily at Cinemaworld Lincoln and all the Showcases

5. South Pacific (1958)
directed by Joshua Logan
starring Rossano Brazzi, Mitzi Gaynor, and John Kerr
playing Sunday 8/26 and Wednesday 8/29 at Showcase Cinemas (Providence Place/Warwick) and Regal Cinemas Swansea

6. Geetha Govindam
Telugu with English subtitles
directed by Parasuram
starring Vijay Deverakonda, Rashmika Mandanna, and Annapoorna
playing daily at Cinemaworld Lincoln

7. Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable
directed by Aaron Lieber
featuring Bethany Hamilton
presented by NewportFILM
screening Thursday 8/30 at Second Beach (7:35pm)

8. Neevevaro
Telugu with English subtitles
directed by Hari Nath
starring Tapsee Pannu, Aadhi, and Ritika Singh
opens Friday 8/24 at Cinemaworld Lincoln

9. Mad Hot Ballroom (2005)
directed by Marilyn Agrelo
featuring Heather Berman, Emma Therese Biegacki, and Eva Carrozza
part of the 2018 Westport Summer Film Series
screening Wednesday 8/29 at Dedee Shattuck Gallery (7pm)

10. Papillon
directed by Michael Noer
featuring Charlie Hunnam, Rami Malek, and Tommy Flanagan
opens Friday 8/24 at Showcase Cinemas (Providence Place/Warwick only)

Also opening this week

The Little Mermaid
Beautifully Broken
Happytime Murders

Still in Theaters

BlacKkKlansman (****) (Showcase Cinemas Providence Place & Warwick, Cinemaworld Lincoln, Jane Pickens Theater, and Mystic Luxury Cinemas)
Eighth Grade (***) (Showcase Cinemas Providence Place & Warwick and Mystic Luxury Cinemas)
Sorry To Bother You (Mystic Luxury Cinemas)
Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (East Providence Cinemas)

* All the big movie theaters:
Cinemaworld Lincoln
Entertainment South Kingstown
Island Cinema 10
Picture Show at South Coast Marketplace
Regal Cinemas Bellingham
Regal Cinemas Stadium Swansea
Showcase Cinemas North Attleboro
Showcase Cinemas Providence Place
Showcase Cinemas Seekonk
Showcase Cinemas Warwick
Showcase Cinemas Warwick Mall