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ANOTHER EARTH—Sci-fi tinged drama about a girl who finds a secretive way to make amends to the man whose family she killed in a drunken accident. Starring Brit Marling, William Mapother and Matthew-Lee Erlbach. Directed by Mike Cahill. Reviewed this issue. Amherst, Eastern Hills
CONAN THE BARBARIAN-Remake. Or reboot, or whatever they’re calling them this month. Starring Jason Momoa, Ron Perlman and Rose McGowan. Directed by Marcus Nispel, who did the same for Friday the 13th and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Maple Ridge, Market Arcade, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden, Transit Drive-In
FRIGHT NIGHT-See above. Starring Anton Yelchin, Colin Farrell and David Tennant. Directed by Craig Gillespie (Mr. Woodcock). Flix, Maple Ridge, Market Arcade, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden, Sunset Drive-In, Transit Drive-In
ONE DAY-Romantic drama following twenty anniversaries of the graduation night when two British students don’t quite hook up. Starring Anne Hathaway, Jim Sturgess and Patricia Clarkson. Directed by Lone Scherfig (An Education). Reviewed this issue. Amherst, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden
SARAH’S KEY-Adaptation of the novel by Tatiana De Rosnay starring Kristin Scott Thomas as a journalist investigating the life of a Jewish girl whose family was taken out of their Paris apartment in 1942 by French police collaborating with the Nazis. Co-starring Mélusine Mayance, Niels Arestrup and Aidan Quinn. Directed by Gilles Paquet-Brenner Reviewed this issue. Eastern Hills, North Park
SPY KIDS: ALL THE TIME IN THE WORLD-Sequel. It’s in “4D.” You don’t wanna know. Starring Alexa Vega, Daryl Sabara, Jessica Alba, Jeremy Piven and Joel McHale. Directed by Robert Rodriguez (Machete). Flix, Maple Ridge, Market Arcade, New Angola, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden, Sunset Drive-In, Transit Drive-In
THE CAT ‘O’ NINE TAILS (1971)-Dario Argento’s first international success was this Hitchcockian giallo about a blind man who teams up with a journalist to investigate a murder tied to a pharmaceutical company. Starring Karl Malden, James Franciscus and Catherine Spaak. Fri, Sat, Tues 8 pm. The Screening Room, Northtown Plaza in Century Mall, 3131 Sheridan Drive, Amherst (837-0376 / www.screeningroom.net).
ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER (1970)-One of Barbra Streisand’s odder films, a musical by Alan Jay Lerner about a woman who relives her past lives while under hypnosis. Co-starring a very miscast Yves Montand, Bob Newhart and a pre-stardom Jack Nicholson. Directed by Vincente Minnelli (Gigi). Thurs Aug 25, 7 pm. Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St, N. Tonawanda (692-2413 / www.rivieratheatre.org).
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 life 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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