Movie Lounge – February 9

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Movie Lounge – February 9

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 9 – February 15

1. Oscar Nominated Shorts – Live Action / Animated
playing daily at Cable Car Cinema

2. 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

3. Madame Satã (2002)
Portuguese with English subtitles
directed by Karim Aïnouz
starring Lázaro Ramos, Marcelia Cartaxo, and Flavio Bauraqui
playing Thursday 2/15 at Watson Institute (7pm)

4. Death Spa (1990)
directed by Michael Fischa
starring William Bumiller, Brenda Bakke, and Merritt Butrick
presented by Dreadphile Cinema
screening Tuesday 2/13 at Revival Brewing

5. 1945
Hungarian with English subtitles
directed by Ferenc Török
starring  Péter Rudolf, Bence Tasnádi, and Tamás Szabó Kimmel
screening Saturday at Temple Emanu-El (7:30pm)

6. Pad Man (Padman)
Hindi with English subtitles
directed by R. Balki
starring Akshay Kumar, Radhika Apte, and Sonam Kapoor
opens Friday 2/9 at Showcase Cinemas Providence Place

7. Loving Vincent
directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman
voiced by Douglas Booth, Jerome Flynn, and Robert Gulaczyk
playing Sunday 2/11 at Jane Pickens Theater (12pm)

8. Attack the Block
directed by Joe Cornish
starring John Boyega, Jodie Whittaker, and Alex Esmail
playing Thursday 2/15 at Bucket Brewery

9. 50 Shades Freed
directed by James Foley
starring Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, and Eric Johnson
playing daily at all the big movie theaters

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

Also opening this week

The 15:17 to Paris
Peter Rabbit
Tholi Prema

Still in Theaters

Call Me By Your Name (*****) (Avon Cinema, Showcase Cinemas Warwick, Regal Cinemas Swansea**, and Mystic Luxury Cinemas)
Lady Bird (**** 1/2) (East Providence 10, Mystic Luxury Cinemas, and Showcase Cinemas Warwick)
I, Tonya (****) (Avon Cinema, Showcase Warwick, Cinemaworld Lincoln, and Route One Cinema Pub)
The Shape of Water (****) (Cinemaworld Lincoln, Regal Cinemas Swansea**, Mystic Luxury Cinemas, and Showcase Cinemas – Providence Place/Seekonk/North Attleboro/Warwick)
Phantom Thread (**) (Showcase Cinemas Warwick, Island Cinema 10, and Entertainment South Kingstown)
Coco (Route One Cinema Pub)
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.