Movie Lounge – August 17

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Movie Lounge – August 17

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

August 17 – August 23

1. Crazy Rich Asians
directed by Jon M. Chu
starring Constance Wu, Henry Golding, and Michelle Yeoh
now playing at all the big movie theaters

2. The Night Is Short, Walk On Girl
Japanese with English subtitles
directed by Masaaki Yuasa
voiced by Gen Hoshino, Kana Hanazawa, and Hiroshi Kamiya
screening Tuesday at Showcase Cinemas Providence Place and Regal Cinemas Swansea (7pm); repeats Wednesday (Swansea only)

3. The Breakfast Club (1985)
directed by John Hughes
starring Molly Ringwald, Emilio Estevez, and Ally Sheedy
screening Friday 8/17 at Misquamicut Drive-In (9pm)

4. McQueen (*** 1/2)
directed by Ian Bonhôte and Peter Ettedgui
featuring Alexander McQueen, Isabella Blow, and Kate Moss
opens Friday 8/17 at Showcase Cinemas Warwick

5. Bambi (1988)
directed by James Algar and Sam Armstrong
voiced by Hardie Albright, Tim Davis, and Sterling Holloway
part of the Movies on the Rocks series
playing Wednesday 8/22 at Ballard Park

6. The Meg
directed by Jon Turteltaub
featuring Jason Statham, Bingbing Li, and Rainn Wilson
opens Friday 8/10 at Rustic Tri View Drive-In (with The Spy Who Dumped Me) and all the big movie theaters*

7. Spaceballs
directed by Mel Brooks
starring John Candy, Bill Pullman, and Rick Moranis
screening Thursday 8/23 at Warwick Library (7pm)

8. Alpha
directed by Albert Hughes
starring Kodi Smit-McPhee, Natassia Malthe, and Leonor Varela
opens Friday 8/17 at all the big movie theaters

9. Cold Skin
directed by Xavier Gens
starring Ray Stevenson, David Oakes, and Aura Garrido
part of the H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival
screening Saturday at RISD Museum – Metcalf Auditorium (7:20pm)

10. Three Identical Strangers (**** 1/2)
directed by Tim Wardle
featuring Robert Shafran, David Kellman, and Eddy Galland
playing daily at Avon Cinema, Showcase Cinemas Warwick, and Mystic Luxury Cinemas

Also opening this week

Alt-Right: Age of Rage
Mile 22

Still in Theaters

BlacKkKlansman (****) (Showcase Cinemas Providence Place & Warwick, Cinemaworld Lincoln, Jane Pickens Theater, and Mystic Luxury Cinemas)
Eighth Grade (***) (Showcase Cinemas Providence Place & Warwick and Mystic Luxury Cinemas)
They Remain (RISD Museum – Metcalf Auditorium / part of H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival)
Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (Avon Cinema / Route One Cinema Pub / East Providence Cinemas)

* 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