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FINAL DESTINATION 5—Latest sequel in a series whose titles have become ridiculously ironic. Starring Nicholas D’Agosto and Emma Bell. Directed by Steven Quale. Flix, Lockport Palace, Market Arcade, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden, Sunset Drive-In, Transit Drive-In
GLEE: THE 3D CONCERT MOVIE-From your TV screen to the big screen. Directed by Kevin Tancharoen. Lockport Palace, McKinley, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Transit, Regal Walden
PAGE ONE-Documentary about the New York Times as it faces an era when some say newsprint will give way to the internet. Directed by Andrew Rossi. Reviewed this issue. Eastern Hills
PROJECT NIM-Docudrama about Nim Chimsky, the chimpanzee who was raised as a human baby in a 1970s experiment. Directed by James Marsh. Reviewed this issue. Amherst
30 MINUTES OR LESS-Comedy based on a true story about a pizza delivery man who was forced to commit a bank robbery with a remote controlled bomb strapped to him. Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Danny McBride, Aziz Ansari, and Nick Swardson. Directed by Ruben Fleischer (Zombieland). Reviewed this issue. Flix, Lockport Palace, Market Arcade, McKinley, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Transit, Regal Walden
CAUSE FOR ALARM (1951)-Psychological noir starring Loretta Young as a housewife whose invalid husband Barry Sullivan) comes to believe that she and his doctor are plotting to kill him. Directed by Tay Garnett (The Postman Always Rings Twice). Fri, Tues 7:30 pm. The Screening Room, Northtown Plaza in Century Mall, 3131 Sheridan Drive, Amherst (837-0376 / www.screeningroom.net).
CULTURE IN CINEMA: NABUCCO-Rebroadcast from the Teatro Antico in Taormina, Italy of Giuseppe Verdi’s opera. Starring Juan Pons, Chiara Taigi and Eufemia Tufano. Conducted by Pier Giorgio Morandi. Directed by Enrico Castiglione. Weds 6 pm. Amherst Theatre, 3500 Main St. (834-7655 / www.dipsontheatres.com).
FUNNY LADY (1975)-Sequel to Funny Girl, with Barbra Streisand as 1920s comedienne Fanny Brice involved with showman Billy Rose (James Caan) and gambler Nicky Arnstein (Omar Sharif). Directed by Herbert Ross (Steel Magnolias). Thurs Aug 11, 7 pm. Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St, N. Tonawanda (692-2413 / www.rivieratheatre.org).
THE NAKED KISS (1964)-Sam Fuller’s lurid melodrama begins with a bald prostitute clobbering her abusive pimp with a telephone and barely lets up afterwards. A must see for fans of Quentin Tarantino and American independent cinema in general. Starring Constance Towers, Anthony Eisley, Michael Dante, Virginia Grey, and Patsy Kelly. Fri, Tues 9 pm. The Screening Room, Northtown Plaza in Century Mall, 3131 Sheridan Drive, Amherst (837-0376 / www.screeningroom.net).
THE OWL & THE PUSSYCAT (1971)-Barbra Streisand did her only nude scene (she later had it removed from all prints) in this comedy in which she stars as a vulgar hooker making living miserable for prissy intellectual George Segal. Directed by Herbert Ross. Thurs Aug 18, 7 pm. Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St, N. Tonawanda (692-2413 / www.rivieratheatre.org).
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