Movie Lounge – February 8, 2019

Movie Lounge – February 8, 2019

While the site is still being a jerk, here’s a look at your best movie bets for the week.

Tips? Questions? Drop a line to party@lawandorder.party.

Current Releases

1. Oscar Nominated Short Films
Animated
— playing daily at Avon Cinema and Friday through Sunday at Jane Pickens Theater
Live Action — playing daily at Avon Cinema
Documentary — playing Saturday & Tuesday only at Avon Cinema

2. Perfect Strangers (Perfectos Desconocidos)
Spanish with English subtitles
directed by Manolo Caro
starring Cecilia Suarez, Bruno Bichir, and Mariana Trevino
playing daily at East Providence 10

3. Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga
Hindi with English subtitles
directed by Shelly Chopra Dhar
starring Sonam Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, and Juhi Chawla
playing daily at Showcase Cinemas Providence Place

4. What Men Want
directed by Adam Shankman
starring Taraji P. Henson, Aldis Hodge, and Tracy Morgan 
playing daily at Showcase Cinemas Providence Place

5. The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
animated
directed by Mike Mitchell
voiced by Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, and Will Arnett
playing daily at all the big movie theaters

Screenings

1. How Tasty Was My Little Frenchman (1971)
Tupi and Portuguese with English subtitles
Japanese with English subtitles
directed by Nelson Pereira dos Santos
starring  Arduíno Colasanti, Ana Maria Magalhães, and Eduardo Imbassahy Filho
screening Thursday, February 7 at Watson Institute (7pm)

2. Freedom Riders (2010)
FREE!

documentary
directed by Stanley Nelson Jr. 
screening Friday, February 8 at Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center (6pm)

3. My Bloody Valentine (1981)
FREE!*

directed by George Mihalka
starring Paul Kelman, Lori Hallier, and Neil Affleck
screening Wednesday, February 13 at Revival Brewing (8pm)
*Donations are being collected for Providence Animal Rescue League

4. Yumeji (夢二 Yumeji) (1991)
Japanese with English subtitles
directed by Seijun Suzuki
starring Kenji Sawada, Tomoko Mariya, Yoshio Harada
presented by Kino-Eye Club
screening Saturday, February 9 at RISD Auditorium (#330) (9pm)

5. In a Lonely Place (1950)
directed by Nicholas Ray
starring Humphrey Bogart, Gloria Grahame, and Frank Lovejoy
screening Friday, February 1 at Newport Library (2:30pm)

Still playing

BlacKkKlansman (**** 1/2) — East Providence 10
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (**** 1/2) — Cinemaworld Lincoln, Showcase Cinemas (Providence Place / Warwick only), and Regal Cinemas (Swansea / Bellingham / Stonington)
Vice (****) — Regal Cinemas (Swansea / Stonington)
Cold War (****) — Jane Pickens Theater

Also opening this week

Cold Pursuit
The Prodigy

Catch It While You Can

Que León
Spanish with English subtitles
directed by Frank Perozo
starring Christine Marzano, Stephany Liriano, and Celines Toribio
playing daily at Showcase Cinemas Providence Place

 

* All the big movie theaters:

Cinemaworld Lincoln
Entertainment South Kingstown
Island Cinema 10
Picture Show at South Coast Marketplace
Regal Cinemas Bellingham
Regal Cinemas Stonington
Regal Cinemas Stadium Swansea
Showcase Cinemas North Attleboro
Showcase Cinemas Providence Place
Showcase Cinemas Seekonk
Showcase Cinemas Warwick
Showcase Cinemas Warwick Mall