Movie Lounge – February 23

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Movie Lounge – February 23

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 23 – March 1

1. L’Amant Double
French with English subtitles
directed by François Ozon
starring Marine Vacth, Jeremie Renier, and Jacqueline Bisset
part of Providence French Film Festival
screening Tuesday at Cable Car Cinema (9:15pm)

2. Game Night (*** 1/2)
directed by John Francis Daley and Jonathan M. Goldstein
starring Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, and Kyle Chandler
playing daily at all the big movie theaters*

3. M*A*S*H (1970) (*****)
directed by Robert Altman
starring Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould, and Sally Kellerman
playing Thursday 3/1 at Warwick Library (7pm)

4. My Friend Dahmer
directed by Marc Meyers
starring Ross Lynch, Alex Wolff, and Anne Heche
playing Friday 2/23 and Saturday 2/24 at Avon Cinema

5. Panique (1946)
French with English subtitles
directed by Julien Duvivier
part of Salve Regina French Film Festival
screening Sunday 2/25 at Bazarsky Lecture Hall (4pm)

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

7. The Breadwinner
directed by Nora Twomey
voiced by Saara Chaudry, Soma Chhaya, and Noorin Gulamgaus
part of Providence Children’s Film Festival
playing Sunday at RISD Museum – Metcalf Auditorium (12pm)

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

9. Oscar Nominated Short Films (Live Action / Animated)
playing Friday 2/23 at Cable Car Cinema; opens Wednesday 2/28 at Mystic Luxury Cinemas

10. Saving Snow
directed by Diogo Castro Freire
playing Thursday 2/22 at Channing Memorial Church Parish Hall (7pm)

Also opening this week

Every Day

Still in Theaters

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

* 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.