Movie Lounge – February 17, 2017

mars Attacks! (Tim Burton, 1996)

Movie Lounge – February 17, 2017

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.


Still In Theaters

Jackie (*****) (Showcase Cinemas Warwick)
Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (****) (East Providence 10)
Arrival (*** 1/2) (East Providence 10)
Patriots Day (*** 1/2) (Cinemaworld Lincoln and Showcase Cinemas Warwick / Warwick Mall / North Attleboro)
La La Land (***) (Cinemaworld Lincoln / Island Cinemas / Entertainment South Kingstown / Showcase Cinemas Providence Place / Seekonk / Warwick / North Attleboro)
Oscar Nominated Shorts (Animated: ** ½) (Cable Car Cinema)
Hidden Figures (all the big movie theaters)
Fences (Jane Pickens)
Lion (Cinemaworld Lincoln and Showcase Cinemas Providence Place / Warwick / North Attleboro)
Manchester By The Sea (Showcase Cinemas Warwick)

1. Elle
French with English subtitles
directed by Paul Verhoeven
starring Isabelle Huppert, Laurent Lafitte, and Anne Consigny
opens Friday 2/17 at Avon Cinema

2. Mars Attacks! (1996)
directed by Tim Burton
starring Jack Nicholson, Pierce Brosnan, and Sarah Jessica Parker
plays Thursday 2/23 at The Bucket Brewery (8pm)

3. Theeb (Passengers) (2014)
Arabic with English subtitles
directed by Naji Abu Nowar
starring Jacir Eid Al-Hwietat, Hussein Salameh Al-Sweilhiyeen, and Hassan Mutlag Al-Maraiyeh
plays Sunday at Jamestown Philomenian Library (3pm)

4. A Cure for Wellness
directed by Gore Verbinski
starring Dane DeHaan, Jason Isaacs, and Mia Goth
opens Friday at all the big movie theaters

5. Everybody Loves Somebody
English and Spanish with English subtitles
directed by Catalina Aguilar Mastretta
starring Karla Souza, José María Yazpik, and Ben O’Toole
opens Friday at Showcase Cinemas Providence Place

6. Naledi: A Baby Elephant’s Tale
directed by Ben Bowie and Geoff Luck
Tuesday 2/21 at Jane Pickens Theatre (7pm)

7. My Fair Lady (1964)
directed by George Cukor
starring Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, and Stanley Holloway
Thursday 2/23 at Warwick Public Library (7pm)

8. Girimunho (Swirl) (2011)
directed by Clarissa Campolina and Helvécio Marins Jr.
starring Maria Sebastian Martins Alvaro, Luciene Soares da Silva, and Wanderson Soares da Silva
Thursday at Joukowsky Forum (7:30pm)

9. The Lego Batman Movie
directed by Chris McKay
voiced by Will Arnett, Michael Cera, and Rosario Dawson
playing daily at all the big movie theaters

10. George Takei’s Allegiance (2016)
directed by Stafford Arima
starring Lea Salonga, Telly Leung, and George Takei
Sunday at Showcase Cinemas Providence Place (12:55pm)