Movie Lounge – November 9

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Movie Lounge – November 9

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

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November 9 – November 15

1. 8 1/2 (1963)
Italian with English subtitles
directed by Federico Fellini
starring Marcello Mastroianni, Anouk Aimée, and Claudia Cardinale
screening Wednesday 11/14 at Mystic Luxury Cinemas (1:30pm)

2. Can You Ever Forgive Me?
directed by Marielle Heller
starring Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant, and Dolly Wells
playing daily at Cinemaworld Lincoln, Showcase Warwick, Avon Cinema, and Mystic Luxury Cinemas

3. Overlord
directed by Julius Avery
starring Jovan Adepo, Wyatt Russell, and Mathilde Ollivier
playing daily at all the big movie theaters*

4. Kicking and Screening
seven experimental dances created specifically for the camera
curated by Ali Kenner Brodsky and Andy Russ
screening Thursday 11/15 at Jamestown Arts Center
click here for more info

5. Beautiful Boy
directed by Felix van Groeningen
starring Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet, and Maura Tierney
playing daily at Jane Pickens Theater, Cinemaworld Lincoln, Showcase Cinemas Warwick, and Regal Cinemas Bellingham

6. Tea with the Dames
directed by Roger Michell
featuring Dames Eileen Atkins, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright and Maggie Smith
screening Tuesday 11/13 at Jane Pickens Theater (7:30pm)

7. Kiki (2016)
directed by Sarah Jordenö
featuring Loretta Coombs, Takima Coombs, and Afrika Juicy Couture
screening Friday 11/9 at Metcalf Auditorium/Chace Center (6:15pm)
followed by a discussion with the director and star Gia Love

8. Die Hard
30th Anniversary Screening
directed by John McTiernan
starring Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, and Bonnie Bedelia
screening Sunday 11/11 and Wednesday 11/14 at Showcase Cinemas (Providence Place/Warwick only) and Regal Cinemas (Swansea/Bellingham/Stonington)

9. Sarkar
Tamil with English subtitles
directed by A.R. Murugadoss
starring Joseph Vijay, Keerthi Suresh, and Yogi Babu
playing daily at Showcase Cinemas Providence Place

10. Foul Play
directed by Colin Higgins
starring Goldie Hawn, Chevy Chase, and Burgess Meredith
part of Star-Crossed Lovers in the Golden Gate City: A Film Series
screening Thursday 11/15 at Warwick Library (7pm)

Also opening this week

The Grinch
Thugs of Hindostan
The Girl in the Spider’s Web
BTS: Burn the Stage
Ai Weiwei: Human Flow

Still in Theaters

A Simple Favor (****) (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 Stadium Swansea
Showcase Cinemas North Attleboro
Showcase Cinemas Providence Place
Showcase Cinemas Seekonk
Showcase Cinemas Warwick
Showcase Cinemas Warwick Mall