This Week at the Movies – February 22, 2019

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This Week at the Movies – February 22, 2019

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

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Current Releases

1. Arctic
directed by Joe Penna
starring Mads Mikkelsen and Maria Thelma Smáradóttir
playing daily at Showcase Cinemas Warwick

2. How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
animated
directed by Dean DeBlois
voiced by Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, and F. Murray Abraham
playing daily at all the big movie theaters

3. Gully Boy
Hindi with English subtitles
directed by Zoya Akhtar
starring Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, and Siddhant Chaturvedi
playing daily at Showcase Cinemas Providence Place

4. Fighting With My Family
directed by Stephen Merchant
starring Dwayne Johnson, Lena Headey, and Vince Vaughn
playing daily at all the big movie theaters

5. What Men Want
directed by Adam Shankman
starring Taraji P. Henson, Kristen Ledlow, and Josh Brener
playing daily at all the big movie theaters

Screenings

1. Wild Boys (Les Garçons Sauvages)
French with English subtitles
directed by Bertrand Mandico
starring Pauline Lorillard, Vimala Pons, and Diane Rouxel
screening Friday (9:15pm) and Tuesday (9pm) at Providence French Film Festival*
(*Providence French Film Festival is a Law and Order Party sponsor)

2. Rafiki
English and Swahili with English subtitles
directed by Wanuri Kahiu
starring Samantha Mugatsia, Neville Misati, and Nice Githinji
playing Saturday at Providence Children’s Film Festival

3. Hidden Figures (2016)
FREE!

directed by Theodore Melfi
starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe
screening Friday through Sunday at Cinemaworld Lincoln

4. When Reds Ruled the Roost (2009)
FREE!

documentary / local interest
directed by Joe Rocco
featuring Chuck Scherza, Zellio Toppazzini and Jim Bartlett
screening Saturday at the Museum of Work and Culture (1:30pm)

5. Mansfield Park (1999)
FREE!
directed by Patricia Rozema
starring Frances O’Connor, Jonny Lee Miller, and Alessandro Nivola
part of Manners and Misunderstandings: A Jane Austen Film Series
screening Thursday 2/28 at Warwick Library (7pm)

Oscar Nominees

A Star Is Born (**** 1/2)
8 nominations including Best Picture
Showcase Warwick and East Providence Cinemas

Blackkklansman (**** 1/2)
7 nominations including Best Picture
Regal Cinemas Bellingham

Vice (****)
7 nominations including Best Picture
Regal Cinemas Swansea

Green Book
5 nominations including Best Picture
Avon Cinema, Cinemaworld Lincoln, Showcase Cinemas Warwick, and Mystic Luxury Cinemas

Bohemian Rhapsody (**)
5 nominations including Best Picture
Cinemaworld Lincoln and Route One Cinema Pub

Cold War (****)
3 nominations
Avon Cinema and Showcase Cinemas Warwick

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (*****)
Best Animated Feature
Cinemaworld Lincoln, Route One Cinema Pub, and Showcase Cinemas Providence Place

Free Solo
Best Documentary Feature
Route One Cinema Pub (daily) and Mystic Luxury Cinemas (Monday-Thursday only)

Oscar Nominated Shorts (Animated)
Jane Pickens Theater (Sunday only)

Oscar Nominated Shorts (Documentary)
Jane Pickens Theater (Saturday only)

Mary Poppins Returns
3 nominations (Best Costumes, Best Song, Best Original Score)
Route One Cinema Pub

Shoplifters
Best Foreign Language Film
Wednesday 3/27 and Thursday 3/28 at Mystic Luxury Cinemas

Ralph Breaks the Internet
Best Animated Feature
Route One Cinema Pub

Also opening this week

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