Movie Lounge – February 2

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Movie Lounge – February 2

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 2 – February 8

1. The Princess Bride (1987)
directed by Rob Reiner
starring Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, and Mandy Patinkin
screening Tuesday 2/6 at Rooftop at the G (7:30pm)

2. Condorito
Spanish with English subtitles
directed by Alex Orrelle and Eduardo Schuldt
voiced by Omar Chaparro, Jessica Cediel, and Cristián de la Fuente
playing daily at East Providence 10

3. Touch Chesi Chedu
Telugu with English subtitles
directed by Vikram Srikonda
starring Ravi Teja, Raashi Khanna, and Seerat Kapoor
playing daily at East Providence 10

4. The Dark Knight (2008)
directed by Christopher Nolan
starring Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, and Aaron Eckhart
screening Thursday 2/8 at Showcase Cinemas Warwick (7:30pm)

5. Chalo
Telugu with English subtitles
directed by Venky Kudumula
starring Naga Shaurya, Rashmika Mandanna, and Achyuth Kumar
playing daily at East Providence 10

6. Elvis & Madonna
Portuguese with English subtitles
directed by Marcelo Laffitte
starring Simone Spoladore, Igor Cotrim, and Sérgio Bezerra
screening Thursday 2/8 at Watson Institute (7pm)

7. Winchester
directed by The Spierig Brothers
starring Helen Mirren, Sarah Snook, and Finn Scicluna-O’Prey
playing daily at all the big movie theaters*

8. Hostiles
directed by Scott Cooper
starring Scott Shepherd, Rosamund Pike, and Christian Bale
opens Friday 2/2 at Showcase Cinemas (Providence Place/Warwick), Cinemaworld Lincoln, Regal Cinemas Swansea**, Island Cinemas, and Entertainment South Kingstown

9. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
directed by Tim Burton
starring Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, and Alan Rickman
screening Thursday 2/8 at Warwick Library (7pm)

10. Bilal: A New Breed of Hero
directed by Khurram H. Alavi and Ayman Jamal
voiced by Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Ian McShane, and China Anne McClain
playing daily at Showcase Cinemas Providence Place

Still in Theaters

Lady Bird (**** 1/2) (East Providence 10, Route One Cinema Pub, Mystic Luxury Cinemas, and Showcase Cinemas [Warwick, Providence Place, Seekonk])
The Florida Project (**** 1/2) (East Providence 10)
I, Tonya (****) (Showcase Warwick, Cinemaworld Lincoln, and Mystic Luxury Cinemas)
The Shape of Water (****) (Cinemaworld Lincoln, Island Cinemas, Entertainment South Kingstown, and Showcase Cinemas – Providence Place/Seekonk/Warwick)
Coco (Route One Cinema Pub)
Proud Mary (Showcase Cinemas – Providence Place/Warwick only)
Star Wars: The Last Jedi (all the big movie theaters)
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.