This Week at the Movies – April 12-18, 2019

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This Week at the Movies – April 12-18, 2019

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

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Current Releases

1. Missing Link
animated
directed by Chris Butler
starring Hugh Jackman, David Walliams, and Stephen Fry
playing daily at all the big movie theaters

2. Woman at War
Icelandic with English subtitles
directed by Prithviraj Sukumaran
starring Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir, Jóhann Sigurðarson, and Juan Camillo Roman Estrada
playing daily at Avon Cinema

3. Little
directed by Tina Gordon Chism
starring  Regina Hall, Issa Rae, and Marsai Martin
playing daily at all the big movie theaters

4. Shazam!
directed by David F. Sandberg
starring Zachary Levi, Michelle Borth, Djimon Hounsou
playing daily at all the big movie theaters

5. After
directed by Jenny Gage
starring Hero Fiennes Tiffin, Selma Blair, and Josephine Langford
playing daily at all the big movie theaters

Screenings

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Click here for a whole email about the Art and Design Film Festival, running through April 14 in Newport and Jamestown. Since a whole email was dedicated to that one, this list features five other titles playing in Rhode Island this week.

1. Mickey and the Bear (2019)
directed by Annabelle Attanasio
starring Camila Morrone, James Badge Dale, and Calvin Demba
followed by a Q&A with director Annabelle Attanasio
click here to reserve free tickets
screening Saturday 4/13 at Granoff Center for the Arts (7pm)

2. Life of Brian (1979)
40th anniversary screening
directed by Terry Jones
starring Graham Chapman, John Cleese, and Michael Palin
playing Thursday 4/18 at Jane Pickens Theater (7:30pm) and Mystic Luxury Cinemas (8:30pm)

3. Fire on the Hill (2018)
documentary
directed by Brett Fallentine
featuring William Bias, Chris Byrd, and Ghuan Featherstone
part of Roving Eye Film Festival
screening Friday 4/12 at Roger Williams University Performing Arts Center (The Barn) (7:30pm)

4. Neither Wolf Nor Dog (2016)
directed by Steven Lewis Simpson
starring Dave Bald Eagle, Christopher Sweeney, and Richard Ray Whitman
screening Thursday 4/18 at Narrows Center for the Arts (8pm)

5. Those Who Come Will Hear (2018)
French and other languages with English subtitles
directed by Simon Plouffe
featuring Margie Hoff, Jean-Paul Echaquan, and Joseph Guanish
part of Roving Eye Film Festival
screening Friday 4/12 at Roger Williams University (6pm)

Also Opening

Chitralahari
Hellboy

Still Playing

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (*****) 
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