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At the Avon "Nomadland" a major contender for more than one Academy Award, will play through Friday, April 8 at 6:20 p.m. Don't miss this great movie. Go for a double-header Friday, when the theater will show the best documentary shorts at 3:10 p.m. Grab more
At the Avon THE FATHER **** (Joyce)***½ (Don) It can be a bit disconcerting, two 80-somethings watching a film about an octogenarian dealing with dementia. Co-writer and … more
TOM AND JERRY *** Animated/live feature I grew up with Tom and Jerry cartoon shorts. So did my kids. So did my grandkids. Well, they're back - this time in a combination animated/live action feature that you can catch at the Warwick Showcase or on HBO more
NOMADLAND **** We have been waiting months for this Golden Globe nominee starring Frances McDormand, which has been a big hit at dozens of film festivals. "e;Nomadland"e; is one of those films that is hard to categorize - part fiction and very much a more
TWO OF US ***½ (Joyce) *** (Don) The French know how to make romantic movies. This one is about two aging women who have found love together and have made it work for decades … more
THE NEXT THREE DAYS ***½ This 2010 Netflix film provides a couple of hours of escapism with an A list of stars and an exciting if implausible plot. Elizabeth Banks plays the mother … more
SUPERNOVA *** (Don) ***½ (Joyce) This poignant tale about early onset dementia has two great performances by Colin Firth as Sam and Stanley Tucci as Tusker, two aging men who have … more
NAVIGATING NETFLIX There are no new movies at the only two movie theaters open in Rhode Island. Half the movies at Showcase are streaming on TV at a cost below what you would pay at the box office ("e;One Night in Miami,"e; for example). Like many others, we more
On Netflix LILYHAMMER Seasons 2 and 3 continue the story of the NYC mobster who becomes a leading citizen in a Norwegian town. The stories get darker and darker, and unfortunately a bit too much quirkier and kinkier. The language, violence and sex reach more
On Netflix RECTIFY **** Michael O'Neil plays Daniel Holden, a death row inmate who was accused of rape and murder at the age of 18, and is released on a technicality after 19 years. The four-season 2013 show, originally seen on the Sundance Channel, is a more
At the Showcase NEWS OF THE WORLD **** Moving Western tale Tom Hanks stars as Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd, a Texan who travels from small town to small town a few years after the Civil War to bring "e;The News of the World"e; to the townsfolk (hence the more
BLACK BOTTOM**** Rhode Island’s own Viola Davis teams with the late Chadwick Boseman to bring August Wilson’s “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” to the screen in this … more
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