Movie Lounge – June 8

Berklee Silent Film Orchestra presents The Man Who Laughs

Movie Lounge – June 8

The week’s 10 best movie bets, ranked by how much they might be worth seeing.

June 8 – June 14

1. The Man Who Laughs (1928)
directed by Paul Leni
starring Mary Philbin, Conrad Veidt, and Julius Molnar
performed with live score by Berklee Silent Film Orchestra
Avon Cinema on Thursday 6/14 (7pm)


2. On Chesil Beach
directed by Dominic Cooke
starring Saoirse Ronan, Billy Howle, and Emily Watson
opens Friday 6/8 at Showcase Cinemas Warwick and Avon Cinema


3. Major! (2016)
documentary
directed by Annalise Ophelian
featuring Miss Major Griffin-Gracy
screening Thursday 6/14 at AS220 Black Box (6pm)
part of AS220 Queer Arts Festival


4. First Reformed
directed by Paul Schrader
starring Amanda Seyfried, Ethan Hawke, and Cedric the Entertainer
opens Friday 6/8 at Showcase Cinemas (Providence Place/Warwick only)


5. Things (1989)
directed by Andrew Jordan
starring Barry J. Gillis, Amber Lynn, and Bruce Roach
screening Wednesday 6/13 at Revival Brewing Company (8pm)
presented by Dreadphile Cinema


6. Hereditary
directed by Ari Aster
starring Toni Collette, Milly Shapiro, and Gabriel Byrne
opens Friday 6/8 at all the big movie theaters*


7. Ocean’s 8
directed by Gary Ross
starring Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, and Anne Hathaway
opens Friday 6/8 at Rustic Tri Vue Drive-In and all the big movie theaters*


8. Upgrade
directed by Leigh Whannell
starring Logan Marshall-Green, Richard Anastasios, and Rosco Campbell
playing daily at Cinemaworld Lincoln and Showcase Cinemas (Providence Place/Seekonk/Attleboro/Warwick Mall only)


9. Resiliencia
documentary short (35min.)
directed by Taina Asili and Gaetano Vaccaro
presented by Providence Latin American Film Festival
screening Friday 6/8 at AS220 (5pm)


10. Beast
directed by Michael Pearce
starring Jessie Buckley, Johnny Flynn, and Geraldine James
opens Friday 6/8 at Showcase Cinemas Warwick

Also opening this week

Hotel Artemis
Kaala
The Loving Generation

Still in Theaters

Veere Di Wedding (Showcase Cinemas Providence Place)
Disobedience (Showcase Cinemas Warwick)

* All the big movie theaters:
Cinemaworld Lincoln
Entertainment South Kingstown
Island Cinema 10
Picture Show at South Coast Marketplace
Regal Cinemas Bellingham
Regal Cinemas Stadium Swansea
Showcase Cinemas North Attleboro
Showcase Cinemas Providence Place
Showcase Cinemas Seekonk
Showcase Cinemas Warwick
Showcase Cinemas Warwick Mall