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AT THE AVON "The Truffle Hunters" is a delightful little movie about elderly truffle hunters in Northern Italy who hold the secret to the locations of the coveted white Alba truffle, refusing to share it with anyone outside their circle. You will learn more
At the Warwick Showcase TOGETHER TOGETHER ***½ (Joyce) *** (Don) “Together Together” opens with director/writer Nikole Beckwith thanking you for coming to her movie, … more
At the Warwick Showcase GODZILLA VS. KONG **½ (More like ‘Star Wars’ than ‘King Kong’)The movie opens with a brief setup where we meet a female scientist … more
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
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