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Don't miss these 4 top-rated movies screening around Greenville

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By Hoodline - Published on February 20, 2019.

In the market for high-caliber entertainment? Check out this week's lineup of acclaimed movies showing on the big screen in and around Greenville.

Here are the highest rated films to catch, 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.)

Gully Boy

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 87 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, "Gully Boy" has gotten stellar reviews 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."

It's playing at Regal Hollywood Stadium 20 & RPX (1029 Woodruff Road) through Thursday, Feb. 28. Click here for showtimes and tickets.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Miles Morales is juggling his life between being a high-school student and being a spider-man. When Wilson "Kingpin" Fisk uses a super collider, others from across the Spider-Verse are transported to this dimension.

With a Tomatometer Score of 97 percent and an Audience Score of 94 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" has gotten stellar reviews since its release in December 2018.

"This film manages the delicate feat of embracing its source material while also satirizing it," noted Lawrence Ware of the New York Times.

And the Atlantic's David Sims said, "The latest entry in a fully saturated genre that somehow, through sheer creative gumption, does something new."

It's screening at Regal Hollywood Stadium 20 & RPX (1029 Woodruff Road) through Wednesday, Feb. 27. Click here for showtimes and tickets.

BlacKkKlansman

Colorado Springs, late 1970s. Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer, and Flip Zimmerman, his Jewish colleague, run an undercover operation to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan.

With a Tomatometer Score of 96 percent and an Audience Score of 82 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, "BlacKkKlansman" has proven to be a critical darling since its release in August of 2018.

"The filmmaker rips from the headlines, but the struggles remain the same," noted Lawrence Ware of Slate.

While the Observer's Oliver Jones called it "a kitchen sink and kaleidoscopic study of cultural and institutional racism in America."

It's playing at Regal Hollywood Stadium 20 & RPX - Greenville (1029 Woodruff Road) this Friday, Feb. 22 and Sunday, Feb. 24. Click here for showtimes and tickets.

The Favourite

In 18th century England, 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 favourite.

With a Tomatometer Score of 94 percent and an Audience Score of 65 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, "The Favourite" has garnered plenty of praise since its release in December of 2018.

The New York Times' A.O. Scott said, "Weisz and Stone are both brilliantly witty and nimble, but Colman's performance is nothing short of sublime."

While David Sims of the Atlantic said, "Despite its period setting, 'The Favourite' just might be Lanthimos' most trenchant and relevant work yet."

Interested? It's playing at Regal Hollywood Stadium 20 & RPX (1029 Woodruff Road) Friday, Feb. 22, and Sunday, Feb. 24. Click here for showtimes and tickets.


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