Movie Lounge – January 18

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Movie Lounge – January 18

What’s playing this week, ranked by how good the movies might be. Apologies for the formatting – WordPress just put out a new update and it is GLITCHY. It’s been years since it’s been this challenging to embed a simple Youtube video. Oscar nominations are out early next week. Subscribe to the Law and Order Party Patreon for an exclusive rundown of the nominees.

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1. Tre Maison Dasan (2018)

local interest / documentary
directed by Denali Tiller
screening Wednesday 1/23 at Warwick Library (7pm)
Screening followed by panel discussion with director Denali Tiller

2. Handmade Puppet Dreams
a selection of short films
directed by Heather Henson
screening Thursday 1/24 at Dedee Shattuck Gallery (6:30pm)
Followed by a panel discussion with local puppeteers and stop motion animators Adam Buck and Rachel Nadeau

3. Rules of the Game (La Règle du jeu) (1939)
French with English subtitles
directed by Jean Renoir
screening Thursday 1/24 at Warwick Library
part of the series The Best Movies in the World

4. They Shall Not Grow Old (2018)
directed by Peter Jackson
screening Monday 1/21 at Regal Cinemas Swansea and Showcase Cinemas (Providence Place/Warwick only)

5. The Devil We Know (2018)
directed by Stephanie Soechtig and Jeremy Seifert
screening Monday 1/21 at Rochambeau Library (6pm – information fair at 5:30pm)

Current Releases

1. Vice (****)

directed by Adam McKay
starring Christian Bale, Amy Adams, and Steve Carell
playing daily at all the big movie theaters

2. The Favourite (***)

directed by Yorgos Lanthimos
starring Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, and Rachel Weisz
playing daily at Showcase Cinemas (Warwick only)


3. Ralph Breaks the Internet
directed by Phil Johnston and Rich Moore
voiced by John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, and Gal Gadot
playing daily at Showcase Cinemas (Warwick / Seekonk / North Attleboro) and Regal Cinemas (Swansea / Bellingham)

4. Petta
Telugu with English subtitles
directed by Karthik Subbaraj
starring Rajinikanth, Vijay Sethupathi, and Simran
playing daily at Showcase Cinemas Providence Place

5. Glass

directed by M. Night Shyamalan
starring James McAvoy, Bruce Willis, and Samuel L. Jackson
playing daily at all the big movie theaters

Still playing

If Beale Street Could Talk (*****) — Avon Cinema, Showcase Warwick, Island Cinemas 10
Blackkklansman (**** 1/2) — Avon Cinema (Friday/Saturday only) & Salve Regina University (Monday)
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (**** 1/2) — all the big movie theaters
Can You Ever Forgive Me? (****) — East Providence 10
Widows — East Providence 10

Also opening this week

Final Wish
Dragon Ball Super: Broly
Uri: The Surgical Strike

Catch It While You Can

NTR: Mahanayakudu
Telugu with English subtitles
directed by Krish Jagarlamudi
starring Vidya Balan, Rana Daggubati, and Shriya Saran
playing daily at 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 Pawcatuck
Regal Cinemas Stadium Swansea
Showcase Cinemas North Attleboro
Showcase Cinemas Providence Place
Showcase Cinemas Seekonk
Showcase Cinemas Warwick
Showcase Cinemas Warwick Mall