Movie Lounge – March 9

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Movie Lounge – March 9

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.

March 9 – March 15

1. A Fantastic Woman
Spanish with English subtitles
directed by Sebastián Lelio
starring Daniela Vega, Francisco Reyes, Luis Gnecco
opens Friday 3/9 at Avon Cinema


2. The Remains of the Day (1993) (*****)
directed by James Ivory
starring Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, and Christopher Reeve
playing Sunday 3/11 at Jane Pickens Theater (2pm)


3. Thoroughbreds
directed by Cory Finley
starring Anya Taylor-Joy, Olivia Cooke, and Anton Yelchin
opens Friday at Showcase Cinemas Providence Place


4. Soleil Ô / Oh, Sun (1970)
French and Arabic with English subtitles
directed by Med Hondo
starring Robert Liensol, Théo Légitimus, Gabriel Glissant
part of Cinema Ritrovato On Tour
playing Thursday 3/15 at Granoff Center (7pm)


5. Submission
directed by Richard Levine
starring Stanley Tucci, Addison Timlin, and Janeane Garofalo
opens Friday 3/2 at East Providence Cinemas


6. São Paulo em Hi-Fi (2013)
documentary // Portuguese with English subtitles
directed by Lufe Steffen
featuring Kaká di Polly and Elisa Mascaro
playing Thursday 3/15 at Watson Institute (7pm)


7. Gringo
directed by Nash Edgerton
starring Joel Edgerton, Charlize Theron, and David Oyelowo
opens Friday 3/9 at all the big movie theaters*


8. Annihilation
directed by Alex Garland
starring Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Tessa Thompson
playing daily at all the big movie theaters*


9. Woman of the Year (1942)
directed by George Stevens
starring Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, and Fay Bainter
screening Friday 3/9 at Barrington Library (1:30pm)


10. Free! Take Your Marks
animated // Japanese with English subtitles
directed by Eisaku Kawanami
voiced by Nobunaga Shimazaki, Tatsuhisa Suzuki
playing Wednesday 3/14 at Showcase Cinemas Providence Place (7:30pm)

Also opening this week

Faces Places
The Strangers: Prey at Night
A Wrinkle In Time
Ye Mantram Vesave
The Hurricane Heist

Still in Theaters

Black Panther (**** 1/2) (all the big movie theaters*)
Lady Bird (**** 1/2) (East Providence 10)
I, Tonya (****) (Avon Cinema)
Game Night(*** 1/2) (all the big movie theaters*)
The Shape of Water (***) (Showcase Cinemas – Providence Place/Warwick, Jane Pickens Theater, and Entertainment South Kingstown)
Phantom Thread (**) (Avon Cinema)
Coco (East Providence 10 and Route One Cinema Pub)
Star Wars: The Last Jedi (Route One Cinema Pub)

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

**At the moment Regal Cinemas Swansea – and for that matter the whole Regal Cinemas chain – is owned by Anschutz Entertainment Group, which I don’t recommend supporting. But the chain was recently sold and the transition is supposed to happen by March.