Movie Lounge – February 16

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Movie Lounge – February 16

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.

February 16 – February 22

1. Black Panther
directed by Ryan Coogler
starring Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, and Lupita Nyong’o
playing daily at all the big movie theaters


2. The Breadwinner
animated
directed by Nora Twomey
voiced by Saara Chaudry, Soma Chhaya, and Noorin Gulamgaus
part of Providence Children’s Film Festival
playing Saturday at Avon Cinema (2pm)


3. Sabrina (1954)
directed by Billy Wilder
starring Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn, and William Holden
playing Friday 2/16 at Barrington Library (1:30pm)


4. Early Man
animated
directed by Nick Park
voiced by Tom Hiddleston, Eddie Redmayne, and Maisie Williams
playing daily at all the big movie theaters


5. The Other Side of the Wall (Al otro lado del muro)
documentary
Spanish with English subtitles
directed by Pau Ortiz
part of Providence Children’s Film Festival


6. The Philadelphia Story (1940)
directed by George Cukor
starring Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, and James Stewart
screening Sunday and Wednesday at Showcase Cinemas (Providence Place/Warwick only) and Regal Cinemas Swansea Mall**


7. Naachiyaar
Tamil with English subtitles
directed by Bala
starring Jyothika and G.V. Prakash Kumar
playing daily at East Providence Cinemas


8. La boda de valentina
Spanish with English subtitles
directed by Marco Polo Constandse
starring Kate Vernon, Ryan Carnes, Omar Chaparro
playing daily at Showcase Cinemas Providence Place


9. Aiyaary
Hindi with English subtitles
directed by Neeraj Pandey
starring Anupam Kher, Sidharth Malhotra, and Naseeruddin Shah
playing daily at Showcase Cinemas Providence Place


10. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (*****)
directed by Stanley Kubrick
starring Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, and Sterling Hayden
playing Thursday 2/22 at Warwick Library (7pm)

Also opening this week

Manasuku Nachindi
Awe!
Idhi Naa
Samson

Still in Theaters

Call Me By Your Name (*****) (Avon Cinema and Regal Cinemas Swansea**)
Lady Bird (**** 1/2) (East Providence 10 and Mystic Luxury Cinemas)
I, Tonya (****) (Avon Cinema, Regal Cinemas Swansea**, and Jane Pickens Theater)
The Shape of Water (****) (Showcase Cinemas – Providence Place/Warwick, Route One Cinema Pub, and Mystic Luxury Cinemas)
Coco (Route One Cinema Pub)
Pad Man (Showcase Cinemas Providence Place)
Star Wars: The Last Jedi (Showcase Cinemas – Warwick Mall only (!))
Thor: Ragnarok (East Providence 10)

* 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.