Movie Lounge – May 18

Movie Lounge – May 18

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

May 11 – May 17

1. Disobedience
directed by Sebastián Lelio
starring Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams, and Alessandro Nivola
opens Friday 5/18 at Showcase Cinemas Warwick

2. Porco Rosso (1992)
directed by Hayao Miyazaki
voiced by Michael Keaton, Susan Egan, and David Ogden Stiers (dubbed)
voiced by Shûichirô Moriyama, Tokiko Katô, and Bunshi Katsura Vi (Japanese)
playing Sunday and Wednesday (dubbed) and Monday (subtitled) at Showcase Cinemas (Providence Place/Warwick) and Regal Cinemas Swansea

3. Brain Café: My Truth
“This Brain Café will feature three films by Everett youth, Pink Matter, What Is Love, and Line of Scrimmage, which are about the daily struggles youth face with friends and family regarding their sexuality. This Brain Café series is part of Everett Company’s research and development process in creating a new work, entitled Good Grief. The films and short presentation will be followed by a dialogue with the audience around the issue of trauma. This Event is free and open to the public!”
screening Thursday 5/24 at Everett (7pm)

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4. Show Dogs
directed by Raja Gosnell
starring Will Arnett, Alan Cumming, and Stanley Tucci
opens Friday 5/18 at all the big movie theaters

5. Jaws (1975)
directed by Steven Spielberg
starring Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, and Richard Dreyfuss
screening Friday 5/18 at Misquamicut Drive-In (9pm)

6. The Rider
directed by Chloe Zhao
starring Brady Jandreau, Tim Jandreau, and Lilly Jandreau
playing daily at Avon Cinema

7. The Gleaners and I (2000)
directed by Agnes Varda
screening Tuesday 5/22 at Cable Car Cinema (6pm)

8. A Raisin in the Sun
directed by Daniel Petrie
starring Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, and Ruby Dee
screening Friday 5/18 at Barrington Library (1pm)

9. Pope Francis: A Man of His Word
directed by Wim Wenders
featuring Pope Francis, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, amd John Kerry
opens Friday 5/18 at Showcase Cinemas (Providence Place/Warwick only)

10. RBG
directed by Julie Cohen and Betsy West
featuring Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Gloria Steinem, and Nina Totenberg
opens Friday 5/11 at Cable Car Cinema, Showcase Cinemas Warwick, Jane Pickens Theater, and Mystic Luxury Cinema

Also opening this week

The Escape
Book Club
Deadpool 2

Still in Theaters

Black Panther (**** 1/2) (Showcase Cinemas Seekonk, Cinemaworld Lincoln, and Route One Cinema Pub)
Game Night (*** 1/2) (East Providence 10)
Measure of a Man (Showcase Cinemas Warwick)
Chappaquiddick (Route One Cinema Pub)

* 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