Movie Lounge – January 25

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Movie Lounge – January 25

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. I don’t like it one bit.

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1. Young Man with a Horn (1950)

directed by Michael Curtiz
starring Kirk Douglas, Doris Day, and Lauren Bacall
screening Tuesday 1/29 at Barrington Library (4pm)
Part of the short course JAZZ ON FILM

2. Pastoral – To Die in the Country (田園に死す) (1974)
Japanese with English subtitles
directed by Shūji Terayama
starring Kantaro Suga, Hiroyuki Takano, and Yoshio Harada
screening Saturday 1/26 at RISD Auditorium #330 (9pm)
presented by Kino-Eye Club

3. Jules and Jim (1962)
French with English subtitles
directed by François Truffaut
starring Jeanne Moreau, Oskar Werner, and Henri Serre
screening Thursday 1/31 at Warwick Library (7pm)
part of the series The Best Movies in the World

4. An Angel at My Table (1990)
directed by Jane Campion
Starring Kerry Fox, Alexia Keogh, and Karen Fergusson
screening Thursday 1/31 at Rochambeau Library (6:30pm)

5. Handmade Puppet Dreams
a selection of family-focused short films
directed by Heather Henson
screening Saturday 1/26 at Jamestown Art Center (10:30am

Current Releases

1. Cold War (Zimna wojna)
Polish with English subtitles
directed by Paweł Pawlikowski
starring Joanna Kulig, Tomasz Kot, and Borys Szyc 
playing daily at Mystic Luxury Cinemas

2. Shoplifters
Japanese with English subtitles
directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda
starring Lily Franky, Sakura Andô, and Mayu Matsuoka 
playing daily at Avon Cinema

3. Stan & Ollie
directed by Jon S. Baird
starring John C. Reilly, Steve Coogan, and Shirley Henderson 
playing daily at Cinemaworld Lincoln, Showcase Cinemas Warwick, and Regal Cinemas Swansea

4. Que León
Spanish with English subtitles
directed by Frank Perozo
starring Christine Marzano, Stephany Liriano, and Celines Toribio
playing daily at Showcase Cinemas Providence Place

5. Serenity
directed by Steven Knight
starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, and Diane Lane
playing daily at all the big movie theaters

Still playing

If Beale Street Could Talk (*****) — Showcase Cinemas Warwick
Blackkklansman (**** 1/2) — Showcase Cinemas (Providence Place/Warwick only)
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (**** 1/2) — all the big movie theaters
Can You Ever Forgive Me? (****) — East Providence 10 / Showcase Cinemas Warwick
Vice (****) — Cinemaworld Lincoln, Regal Cinemas (Swansea / Bellingham / Stonington), Showcase Cinemas (Providence Place / Warwick)
Widows — East Providence 10

Also opening this week

The Kid Who Would Be King
Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi

Catch It While You Can

Second Act
directed by Peter Segal
starring Jennifer Lopez, Vanessa Hudgens, and Leah Remini
playing daily at East Providence 10


* All the big movie theaters:
Cinemaworld Lincoln
Entertainment South Kingstown
Island Cinema 10
Picture Show at South Coast Marketplace
Regal Cinemas Bellingham
Regal Cinemas Stonington
Regal Cinemas Stadium Swansea
Showcase Cinemas North Attleboro
Showcase Cinemas Providence Place
Showcase Cinemas Seekonk
Showcase Cinemas Warwick
Showcase Cinemas Warwick Mall