This Week at the Movies – March 1, 2019


This Week at the Movies – March 1, 2019

Current Releases

1. Greta
directed by Neil Jordan
starring Isabelle Huppert, Chloe Grace Moretz, and Maika Monroe
playing daily at all the big movie theaters

2. Everybody Knows
directed by Asghar Farhadi
starring Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem, and Ricardo Darín
playing daily at Mystic Luxury Cinemas and Jane Pickens Theater

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

4. 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

5. Stan and Ollie
directed by Jon S. Baird
starring Steve Coogan, John C. Reilly, and Shirley Henderson
playing daily at East Providence Cinemas and Route One Cinema Pub


1. The Spy Who Came In from the Cold (1965)
directed by Martin Ritt
starring Richard Burton, Oskar Werner, and Claire Bloom
part of the series Nothing Beats a Classic!
screening Friday 3/1 at Newport Library (2:30pm)

2. Styx (2019)
English and German with English subtitles
directed by Wolfgang Fischer
starring Susanne Wolff and Alexander Beyer
playing Thursday 3/7 at Jane Pickens Theater (7:30pm)

3. Bicycle Thieves (Ladri di bicicletti) (1946)

Italian with English subtitles
directed by Vittorio di Sica
starring Lamberto Maggiorani, Enzo Staiola, and Lianella Carell
screening Monday March 4 at PC–Galleries (5pm)

4. Ciné Québec

An evening of Québecois films in celebration of the month of Francophonie, where attendees will watch and vote on new and exciting short films from Québec currently under consideration by RIIFF. The film that wins the most votes will gain automatic competition entry to the festival. Followed by a screening of Hochelaga: Land of Souls.
screening Thursday 3/7 at the Museum of Work and Culture (7pm)
preceded by a 6pm wine and cheese reception

5. Mediterranea (2015)
in several languages with English subtitles
directed by Jonas Carpignano
starring Alassane Sy, Koudous Seihon, and Adam Gnegne
screening Sunday 3/4 at Jamestown Philomenian Library (3pm)

Oscar Nominees/Winners

Bohemian Rhapsody (**)
Winner: Best Actor, Best Editing, Best Sound Mixing, Best Sound Editing
1 other nomination
Avon Cinema, Entertainment South Kingstown, Showcase Cinemas (Seekonk / Warwick Mall), Route One Cinema Pub

Green Book
Winner: Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor, Best Original Screenplay
2 other nominations
Avon Cinema, Cinemaworld Lincoln, Showcase Cinemas (Seekonk / North Attleboro / Warwick), Regal Cinemas (Swansea / Bellingham), Island Cinemas 10, Entertainment South Kingstown, Picture Show at SouthCoast Marketplace, and Mystic Luxury Cinemas

A Star Is Born (**** 1/2)
Winner: Best Original Song
7 other nominations
East Providence Cinemas

Vice (****)
Winner: Best Makeup and Hairstyling
7 other nominations
Regal Cinemas Swansea

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (*****)
Winner: Best Animated Feature
Showcase Cinemas (Providence Place / Seekonk / Warwick), Cinemaworld Lincoln, Regal Cinemas (Swansea / Bellingham), Picture Show at SouthCoast Marketplace, and Entertainment South Kingstown

Free Solo
Winner: Best Documentary Feature
Mystic Luxury Cinemas

Cold War (****)
3 nominations
Showcase Cinemas Warwick

Mary Poppins Returns
3 nominations
Route One Cinema Pub

1 nomination (Best Foreign Film)
Mystic Luxury Cinemas

Ralph Breaks the Internet
1 nomination (Best Animated Feature)
Route One Cinema Pub

Also Opening

A Madea Family Funeral

Still Playing

Qué Léon (Showcase Cinemas Providence Place)
They Shall Not Grow Old
(Regal Cinemas Swansea, Picture Show at SouthCoast Marketplace, Island Cinemas 10, and Entertainment South Kingstown)