Movie Lounge – March 2

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Movie Lounge – March 2

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.

March 2 – March 8

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

2. The Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
directed by Wes Anderson
voiced by George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray
playing Thursday 3/9 at Jane Pickens Theater (7:30pm)

3. 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 Saturday 3/3 at Cable Car Cinema (6:45pm)

4. Red Sparrow
directed by Francis Lawrence
starring Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, and Matthias Schoenaerts
playing daily at all the big movie theaters*

5. The Insult
Arabic with English subtitles
directed by Ziad Doueiri
starring Adel Karam, Kamel El Basha, and Camille Salameh
opens Friday 3/2 at Mystic Luxury Cinemas

6. Louise by the Shore
animated // French with English subtitles
directed by Jean-François Laguionie
voiced by Diane Dassigny, Piera Degli Esposti, and Dominique Frot
part of 2018 French Film Festival at Salve Regina
playing Tuesday 3/6 at ” rel=”noopener” target=”_blank”>Bazarsky Hall

7. That Hamilton Woman (1941)
directed by Alexander Korda
starring Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier, and Alan Mowbray
playing Friday 3/2 at Barrington Library (1:30pm)

8. Shin Godzilla (Godzilla Resurgence) (2016)
directed by Hideaki Anno and Shinji Higuchi
starring Hiroki Hasegawa, Yutaka Takenouchi, and Satomi Ishihara
playing Friday 3/2 at Showcase Cinemas Warwick (7:30pm)

9. Paddington 2
directed by Paul King
starring Ben Whishaw, Hugh Grant, and Hugh Bonneville
playing daily at East Providence Cinemas and Route One Cinema Pub

10. Nostalgia
directed by Mark Pellington
starring Catherine Keener, Jon Hamm, and Amber Tamblyn
playing daily at Showcase Cinemas Warwick

Also opening this week

Death Wish

Still in Theaters

Call Me By Your Name (*****) (Jane Pickens Theater)
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)
Game Night(*** 1/2) (all the big movie theaters*)
Phantom Thread (**) (Avon Cinema)
Coco (East Providence 10 and Route One Cinema Pub)
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.