Movie Lounge – October 12

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Movie Lounge – October 12

The week’s 10 best-sounding movies, ranked strictly by how much they might be worth seeing. A couple of overlapping festivals are happening this week. CineBrasil runs at Brown University through Sunday 10/14, the Mystic Film Festival happens next weekend (with an opening night on Thursday 10/18), and Pawtucket’s Mill City Haunts will show horror classics from 10/18-10/27.

Note: at one reader’s request, FREE! screenings are now more prominently highlighted in blue.

October 12 – October 18

1. Night of the Living Dead (1968)
directed by George A. Romero
starring Duane Jones, Judith O’Dea, and Karl Hardman
presented by Dreadphile Cinema
double feature with Night of the Living Dead (1990)
playing Thursday 10/18 at Rustic Tri-Vue Drive-In

2. The Old Man & the Gun
directed by David Lowery
starring Robert Redford, Casey Affleck, and Sissy Spacek
opens Friday 10/12 at Jane Pickens Theater and Mystic Luxury Cinemas

3. The City of the Future (A Cidade do Futuro)
Portuguese with English subtitles
directed by Cláudio Marques and Marília Hughes Guerreiro
starring Gilmar Araujo, Igor Santos, and Milla Suzart
part of CineBrasil
screening Sunday, October 14 at Martinos Auditorium (12pm)

4. Bad Times at the El Royale
directed by Drew Goddard
starring Dakota Johnson, Chris Hemsworth, and Jon Hamm
playing daily at all the big movie theaters

5. Mystic Pizza (1988)
directed by Donald Petrie
starring Annabeth Gish, Julia Roberts, and Lili Taylor
screening Sunday 10/14 at Mystic Luxury Cinemas (2pm)

6. The Tenant (1976)
directed by Roman Polanski
starring Roman Polanski, Isabelle Adjani, and Melvyn Douglas
screening Thursday 10/18 at Rochambeau House (6:30pm)

7. Baby Face (1933)
directed by Alfred E. Green
starring Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, and Donald Cook
part of Uncensored Hollywood: A Pre-Code Film Series
opens Thursday 10/18 at Warwick Library (7pm)

8. The Third Man (1949)
directed by Carol Reed
starring Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, and Alida Valli
screening Tuesday, October 16 at Jamestown Philomenian Library (1:30pm)

9. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
directed by Frank Capra
featuring James Stewart, Jean Arthur, and Claude Rains
screening Sunday 10/14 (2pm) and Wednesday (7pm) at Showcase Cinemas (Providence Place/Warwick only)

10. Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)
directed by Francis Ford Coppola
starring Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, and Anthony Hopkins
screening Thursday 10/18 at Veterans Outdoor Amphitheater (175 Roosevelt Avenue, Pawtucket – 8:40pm)

Also opening this week

First Man
Aravindha Sametha
Goosebumps 2
Pariyerum Perumal
Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer

Still in Theaters

A Simple Favor (****) (Rustic Drive-In and all the big movie theaters)
Lizzie (*** 1/2) (Picture Show at South Coast Marketplace)

* 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