Movie Lounge – August 31

Movie Lounge – August 31

The week’s 10 best-sounding movies, ranked by how much they might be worth seeing.

August 31 – September 6

1. Perfect Blue (1998)
Japanese with English subtitles
directed by Satoshi Kon
voiced by Junko Iwao, Rika Matsumoto, and Steve Bulen
screening Thursday 9/6 at Showcase Cinemas (Providence Place/Warwick) and Regal Cinemas Swansea

2. The Little Stranger
directed by Lenny Abrahamson
starring Domhnall Gleeson, Ruth Wilson, and Josh Dylan
opens 8/31 at Showcase Cinemas (Providence Place/Warwick only)

3. The Meg / Jaws (double feature!)
The Meg directed by Jon Turteltaub
starring Jason Statham, Bingbing Li, Rainn Wilson
playing Friday through Monday at Rustic Drive-In

4. Searching (**)
directed by Aneesh Chaganty
starring John Cho, Debra Messing, and Joseph Lee
opens Friday 8/31 at Cinemaworld Lincoln and all the Showcases except Seekonk

5. The Lafayette Escadrille
documentary preview screening
directed by Paul Glenshaw
Thursday 9/6 at Redwood Library (5:30pm)

6. Finding 52

directed by Joshua Zeman
presented by NewportFILM
Thursday 9/6 at King Park (7:25pm)

7. Juliet, Naked
directed by Aaron Lieber
starring Rose Byrne, Ethan Hawke, and Jimmy O. Yang
opens Friday 8/31 at Showcase Cinemas Warwick

8. Crazy Rich Asians
directed by Jon M. Chu
starring Constance Wu, Henry Golding, and Michelle Yeoh
playing daily at all the big movie theaters

9. Dirty Dancing (1987)

directed by Emile Ardolino
starring Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, and Jerry Orbach
screening Friday 8/31 in Wilcox Park (7:30pm)

10. Blindspotting
directed by Carlos López Estrada
starring Daveed Diggs, Rafael Casal, and Janina Gavankar
playing daily at East Providence 10

Also opening this week

Operation Finale
The Bookshop

Still in Theaters

BlacKkKlansman (****) (All the Showcases, Cinemaworld Lincoln, and Mystic Luxury Cinemas)
Eighth Grade (***) (Jane Pickens Theater)
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