This Week at the Movies – April 26, 2019

mia and the white lion

This Week at the Movies – April 26, 2019

What’s playing at the movies this week, ranked by how good the movies might be.

This week the Rustic Tri-Vue Drive-In opens for the season. They’re open Fridays and Saturdays through Memorial Day.

Tips? Questions? Drop a line to party@lawandorder.party.

Current Releases

1. Avengers: Endgame
directed by Joe and Anthony Russo
starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo
playing Friday and Saturday at Rustic Drive-In and daily at all the big movie theaters

2 Mia and the White Lion
directed by Gilles de Maistre
starring Daniah De Villiers, Mélanie Laurent, and Langley Kirkwood
playing daily at East Providence Cinemas

3. Kalank
Telugu with English subtitles
directed by Abhishek Varman
starring Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Aditya Roy Kapoor
playing daily at Showcase Cinemas Providence Place and Regal Cinemas Bellingham

4. Penguins
documentary
directed by Alastair Fothergill and Jeff Wilson
narrated by Ed Helms
playing daily at all the big movie theaters (except Warwick Mall, apparently)

5. Us
directed by Jordan Peele
starring Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, and Shahadi Wright Joseph
playing daily at most of the big movie theaters (but only once or twice a day)

Screenings

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1. Mystery Science Expo 3000
screenings include Mitchell, Merlin’s Shp of Mystical Wonders, and the world premiere of the episode Mac & Me
Friday through Sunday at the Greenwich Odeum

3. Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond the Mask (2018)
documentary
directed by Frederick Lewis Beneficent Congregational Church UCC
part of Rhode Island Black Film Festival
screening Saturday 4/27 (11:30am) at Beneficent Congregational Church

3. Tootsie (1982)
directed by Sydney Pollack
featuring Dustin Hoffman, Jessica Lange, and Teri Garr
part of the series Desperate Workers
screening Thursday 5/2 at Warwick Library (7pm)

4. Outside Providence (1999)
20th anniversary screening
directed by Michael Corrente
starring Shawn Hatosy, Richard Jenkins, and Alec Baldwin
presented by WhatsUpNewp
screening Wednesday 5/1 at Jane Pickens Theater (7pm)

5. Tea with the Dames (2018)
documentary
directed by Roger Michell
featuring Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright, and Eileen Atkins
screening Wednesday 5/1 at Barrington Library (1pm)

Still Playing

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (*****) 
East Providence 10

Gloria Bell (****) 
Route One Cinema Pub

Amazing Grace
Avon Cinema and Jane Pickens Theater