Film

‘Stop Making Sense’ At Prov Place Cinemas

[This is NOT being shown in IMAX as advertised.] Restored and remastered, ‘Stop Making Sense,’ is now showing downtown at the Providence Place Cinemas, in IMAX 2D. Newly restored to 4K to coincide with its 40th anniversary, the live performance was filmed over the course of three nights in Hollywood’s Pantages Theater in December of

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Dark Knight Trilogy — At Mall/ One Day Only

(9.16) Fear, chaos, popcorn. Celebrate the legendary caped crusader with the return of Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight Trilogy for one day only at Showcase Cinemas. The day kicks off at 3pm with Christian Bale in “Batman Begins,” followed by “The Dark Knight” with Heath Ledger, and culminating with “The Dark Knight Rises” starring Thomas Lennon

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‘Little Rascals’ At The RWP Gateway

(9.15) The Roger Williams Park Gateway Center will be showing the 1994 comedy “The Little Rascals” starring Travis Tedford, Bug Hall, and Ross Bagley, this Friday; the screening will be held outside in the landscaped area on one of those inflatable screens. You may remember director Penelope Spheeris from the three “The Decline of Western

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‘Good Burger 2’ Teaser Released

Kenan Thompson holds high his Green Ink purchases (swing cardigan, low cozy socks); unfortunately the wacky mayhem in the new teaser for “Good Burger 2” reveals that his satisfaction was short-lived. Thompson and Kel Mitchell — reprising their roles as burger-flippers Dexter and Ed — took over Wayland Square last May to shoot scenes for

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Silent Film Pioneers At PPAC

(8.11) The RI International Film Festival will feature the works of four female cinematic legends from the silent film era this Friday evening at PPAC. This unique retrospective will highlight the works of Lois Weber, Alice Guy, Mabel Normand, and Lotte Reiniger. The entire program runs roughly 99 minutes. Go here for tickets to Silent

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The RI International Film Festival Starts

The Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) kicks off Tuesday with an Opening Night Ceremony followed by films at the Providence Showcase Cinema. (There may be something happening on Monday, but I can’t figure it out.) Documentaries, animation, and narrative films from around the world will be shown at venues around the state, including those

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‘The Wicker Man’ At Columbus

(7.28) Tickets are still available for tonight’s screening of the 1973 horror classic “The Wicker Man” starring Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, and Britt Eklund. This new digital restoration is being released to celebrate the 50th anniversary. A thumbnail of the plot goes as follows: “A puritan Police Sergeant arrives in a Scottish island village in

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Butter Up Mom With A Little ‘Grease’

(5.17) Celebrate Mother’s Day watching the movie “Grease” on the big screen, and finally hearing the music through a decent sound system. This gem is celebrating its 45th anniversary, so that’s a couple of generations of mothers by now (particularly if you started getting busy in high school like Rizzo). There will be three screenings:

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