In the mood for a stirring story? Check out this week's lineup of dramas showing on the big screen in and around Greenville.
Read on for the top-ranked drama films to catch in theaters, based on review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes' Tomatometer Score, which reflects the opinions of hundreds of film and television critics.
(Movie descriptions courtesy The Movie Database; showtimes via Fandango. Movie ratings and showtimes are subject to change.)
A coming-of-age story based on the lives of street rappers in Mumbai.
Boasting a Tomatometer Score of 100 percent and an Audience Score of 86 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, "Gully Boy" has proven to be a critical darling since its release on Feb. 14.
Variety's Jay Weissberg said, "A mainstream rap musical served up with generous helpings of deftly written hip-hop lyrics and an appealing, largely well-woven narrative starring Ranveer Singh in all his charms," while Deborah Young of the Hollywood Reporter noted, "Zoya Akhtar directs with flair and passion and, aided by explosive performances from a right-on cast, triumphs over the familiarity of the star-is-born storyline."
Catch it on the big screen at Regal Hollywood Stadium 20 & RPX - Greenville (1029 Woodruff Road) through Thursday, Feb. 28. Click here for showtimes and tickets.
England, early 18th century. The close relationship between Queen Anne and Sarah Churchill is threatened by the arrival of Sarah's cousin, Abigail Hill, resulting in a bitter rivalry between the two cousins to be the Queen's favorite.
With a Tomatometer Score of 94 percent and an Audience Score of 86 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, "The Favourite" has become a favorite since its release in December.
“(Rachel) Weisz and (Emma) Stone are both brilliantly witty and nimble, but (Olivia) Colman’s performance is nothing short of sublime," according to A.O. Scott of the New York Times. For her role as Queen Anne, Colman took home the Oscar for best actress.
It's screening at Regal Hollywood Stadium 20 & RPX - Greenville (1029 Woodruff Road) through Wednesday, March 6. Click here for showtimes and tickets.
Tony Lip, a bouncer in 1962, is hired to drive pianist Don Shirley on a tour through the Deep South in the days when African Americans, forced to find alternate accommodations and services due to segregation laws below the Mason-Dixon Line, relied on a guide called The Negro Motorist Green Book.
The Oscar winner for best picture has a Tomatometer Score of 80 percent and an Audience Score of 93 percent on Rotten Tomatoes.
"First-rate execution can't solve all of a film's problems, but (Viggo) Mortensen and (Mahershala) Ali offer a reminder that it can solve an awful lot of them," noted Christopher Orr of the Atlantic. Ali received an Academy Award for best supporting actor for his performance.
Want to see for yourself? It's playing at Regal Hollywood Stadium 20 & RPX - Greenville (1029 Woodruff Road) through Thursday, March 7. Click here for showtimes and tickets.
Singer Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and bass guitarist John Deacon take the music world by storm when they form the rock 'n' roll band Queen in 1970. Hit songs become instant classics. When Mercury's increasingly wild lifestyle starts to spiral out of control, Queen soon faces its greatest challenge yet — finding a way to keep the band together amid the success and excess.
With a Tomatometer Score of 61 percent and an Audience Score of 88 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, "Bohemian Rhapsody" is well worth a watch.
The New Yorker's Richard Brody said, "(Rami) Malek does an impressive job of re-creating Mercury's moves onstage, but the core of the performance is Malek's intensely thoughtful, insight-rich channelling of Mercury's hurt, his alienation and isolation even at the height of his fame." For his performance, Malek won the Academy Award for best actor.
Catch it on the big screen at Regal Hollywood Stadium 20 & RPX - Greenville (1029 Woodruff Road) through Thursday, March 7. Click here for showtimes and tickets.
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