Movie Lounge – March 30

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Movie Lounge – March 30

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 30 – April 5

1. Isle of Dogs
animated
directed by Wes Anderson
voiced by Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin, Edward Norton
playing daily at Avon Cinema


2. Donnie Darko (2001)
directed by Richard Kelly
featuring Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, and Drew Barrymore
playing Friday 3/30 at Greenwich Odeum (8pm)


3. Rangasthalam
Telugu with English subtitles
directed by Sukumar
starring Ram Charan, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, and Aadhi
playing daily at Showcase Cinemas Providence Place and East Providence 10


4. Ball of Fire (1941)
directed by Howard Hawks
starring Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, and Oskar Homolka
playing Thursday 4/5 at Warwick Library (7pm)


5. Casablanca (1942)
directed by Michael Curtiz
starring Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, and Paul Henreid
playing Monday 4/2 at Jane Pickens Theater
with introduction by Fred Zilian


6. Unsane
directed by Steven Soderbergh
starring Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard, Jay Pharoah
playing daily at all the big movie theaters*


7. Abrindo o Armario (Opening the Closet)
documentary
Portuguese with English subtitles
directed by Dario Menezes and Luis Abramo
playing Thursday 4/5 at Watson Institute (7pm)
click here for trailer

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8. North Korea, the people: Kim-Gibson films inside North Korea
documentary screening and filmmaker talk
Thursday List Art Building (Room 120), Brown University (4pm)


9. Tyler Perry’s Acrimony
directed by Tyler Perry
starring Taraji P. Henson, Lyriq Bent, and Crystle Stewart
playing daily at all the big movie theaters


10. Ready Player One
directed by Steven Spielberg
starring Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, and Ben Mendelsohn
playing daily at all the big movie theaters

Also opening this week

The Leisure Seeker
Leaning into the Wind – Andy Goldsworthy
God’s Not Dead: A Light In Darkness

Still in Theaters

Black Panther (**** 1/2) (all the big movie theaters*)
Game Night(*** 1/2) (all the big movie theaters*)
Coco (East Providence 10)
Star Wars: The Last Jedi (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.