Movie Lounge – January 19

Movie Lounge – January 19

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.

January 19 – January 25

1. Call Me By Your Name
directed by Luca Guadagnino
starring Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet, and Michael Stuhlbarg
opens Friday 1/19 at Avon Cinema and Showcase Cinemas Warwick

2. The Witches (1990) (*****)
directed by Nicholas Roeg
starring Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling, and Jasen Fisher
playing Monday 1/22 at Cable Car Cinema (8pm)

3. Phantom Thread
directed by Paul Thomas Anderson
starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville, and Vicky Krieps
opens Friday 1/12 at Cable Car Cinema, Jane Pickens Theater, Cinemaworld Lincoln, and Showcase Cinemas Warwick

4. Providence LIVE Score Film Festival
14 short films with live scores by local musicians
Saturday 1/20 at AS220 (7pm)

Providence LIVE Score Film Festival
5. Colao
Spanish with English subtitles
directed by Frank Perozo
starring Manny Perez, Celines Toribio, and Anthony Alvarez
playing daily at Showcase Cinemas Providence Place

6. Robocop (1987)
directed by Paul Verhoeven
starring Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, and Dan O’Herlihy
playing Thursday 1/25 at Bucket Brewery

7. 3 Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (*****)
directed by Martin McDonagh
starring Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, and Sam Rockwell
playing daily at Island Cinemas, Regal Cinemas Swansea**, Entertainment South Kingstown, and Showcase Cinemas (Providence Place/Warwick/Attleboro only)

8. Sketch
directed by Vijay Chandar
starring Vikram, Tamannaah Bhatia, and Sriman
playing daily at East Providence Cinemas

9. Forever My Girl
directed by Bethany Ashton Wolf
starring Alex Roe, Jessica Rothe, and Abby Ryder Fortson
opens Friday 1/19 at Cinemaworld Lincoln, Regal Cinemas Swansea, and Showcase Cinemas Warwick Mall

10. The Music Man (1962)
directed by Morton DaCosta
starring Robert Preston, Shirley Jones, and Buddy Hackett
playing Thursday 1/25 at Warwick Library (7pm)
part of the series Hidden Identities – With Songs

Also opening this week

Den of Thieves
12 Strong

Still in Theaters

Lady Bird (**** 1/2) (East Providence 10 and Showcase Cinemas – Providence Place/Warwick)
The Florida Project (**** 1/2) (East Providence 10)
I, Tonya (****) (Showcase Warwick, Cinemaworld Lincoln, and Mystic Luxury Cinemas)
The Shape of Water (****) (Island Cinemas, Entertainment South Kingstown, and Showcase Cinemas – Providence Place/Seekonk/Warwick)
Coco (Cinemaworld Lincoln and Route One Cinema Pub)
Proud Mary (all the Showcases, Cinemaworld Lincoln, and Regal Cinemas Swansea)
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.