Movie Lounge – September 28

Mean Girls (2003)

Movie Lounge – September 28

The week’s 10 best-sounding movies, ranked strictly by how much they might be worth seeing.

September 28 – October 4

1. We The Animals
directed by Jeremiah Zagar
starring Sheila Vand, Raúl Castillo, and Evan Rosado
opens Friday 9/28 at Avon Cinema

2. My neighbor Totoro (1988)
Tonari no Totoro
Japanese with English subtitles or dubbed
directed by Hayao Miyazaki
voiced by Hitoshi Takagi, Noriko Hidaka, and Chika Sakamoto (Japanese)
voiced by Tim Daly, Lea Salonga, and Dakota Fanning (dubbed)
screening Sunday, Monday, and Wednesday at Showcase Cinemas (Providence Place/Warwick only)
[note: usually Sunday and Wednesday screenings are dubbed while Monday screenings are subtitled, but the Showcase website doesn’t say this time.]

3. Mean Girls (2003)
directed by Mark Waters
starring Lindsay Lohan, Jonathan Bennett, and Rachel McAdams
screening Sunday 9/30 and Wednesday 10/3

4. ¡He matado a mi mérito!
Spanish with English subtitles
directed by Francisco Lupini
starring Maria Conchita Alonso, Fernanda Romero, and Rafael de la Fuente
part of Providence Latin-American Film Festival
screening Friday 9/28 at Bryant University (7:15pm) and Saturday 9/29 at Warwick Library (7pm)

5. Bel Canto
directed by Paul Weitz
starring Julianne Moore, Christopher Lambert, and Ken Watanabe
opens Friday 9/28 at Avon Cinema

6. Lizzie
directed by Craig William Macneill
starring Kristen Stewart, Chloë Sevigny, and Kim Dickens
playing daily at Avon Cinema and Showcase Cinemas Warwick

7. Red Headed Woman (1932)
directed by Jack Conway
starring Jean Harlow, Chester Morris, and Lewis Stone
part of Uncensored Hollywood: A Pre-Code Film Series
screening Thursday 10/4 at Warwick Library (7pm)

8. Hell Fest
directed by Gregory Plotkin
starring Bex Taylor-Klaus, Reign Edwards, and Amy Forsyth
playing daily at all the big movie theaters

9. The Devil We Know
directed by Stephanie Soechtig and Jeremy Seifert
screening Tuesday 10/2 (6:30pm) at Jane Pickens Theater
presented by NewportFILM

10. Halloween (1978)
directed by John Carpenter
starring Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Tony Moran
screening Friday through Sunday at Mystic Luxury Cinema (9:15pm)

Also opening this week

Bad Reputation (Friday only)
Little Women
Night School
Sui Dhagga

Still in Theaters

A Simple Favor (****) (Rustic Drive-In and all the big movie theaters)
BlacKkKlansman (****) (Showcase Cinemas Providence Place)
Searching (**) (Showcase Cinemas Providence Place)

* 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