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APOLLO 18—Fakeumentary in which “newly discovered footage” reveals why NASA stopped sending ships to the moon. Directed by Gonzalo López-Gallego Flix, Maple Ridge, Market Arcade, McKinley, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Transit, Regal Walden, Sunset Drive-In, Transit Drive-In
THE DEBT—A trio of Israeli Mossad agents are forced to confront the truth of a mission they carried out thirty years earlier. Starring Helen Mirren, Jessica Chastain, Sam Worthington, Tom Wilkinson, Marton Csokas and Jesper Christensen. Directed by John Madden (Shakespeare in Love). Reviewed this issue. Amherst, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden
A GOOD OLD FASHIONED ORGY—A group of thirtysomething friends try to stage an orgy. It’s been sitting on the shelf since 2009. Starring Jason Sudeikis, Leslie Bibb, Lake Bell, and Nick Kroll. Directed by Alex Gregory and Peter Huyck. Regal Transit, Regal Walden
THE GUARD—In a small Irish town, lackadaisical local cop Brendan Gleeson has to put up with an American FBI agent (Don Cheadle) investigating a drug ring. It may sound like a buddy cop comedy, but it was written and directed by John Michael McDonagh, brother of Martin. Co-starring Liam Cunningham, David Wilmot, Mark Strong and Fionnula Flanagan. Reviewed this issue. Amherst, Eastern Hills
SHARK NIGHT—In case Shark Week is just too much of a commitment for you. Starring no one I’ve ever heard of. Directed by David R. Ellis (Snakes on a Plane). Flix, Maple Ridge, Market Arcade, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden
PYGMALION (1938)—George Bernard Shaw scripted this adaptation of his play about Prof. Henry Higgins’ efforts to turn a street girl into a society belle. Starring Leslie Howard, Wendy Hiller and Wilfrid Lawson. Directed by Howard and Anthony Asquith. Presented as part of the Buffalo Film Seminar. Tues. 7 pm. Market Arcade Film and Arts Center, 639 Main St. (855-3022).
ROAD TO NOWHERE—The first feature in 21 years from director Monte Hellman (Two Lane Blacktop), a drama about the making of a film in which reality becomes tangled up with illusion. Starring Shannyn Sossamon, Tygh Runyan, Cliff De Young and Dominique Swain. Fri-Sat 7 pm. HD Video Café, 5445 Transit Rd, Williamsville (688-4933 / www.hdvideocafe.com
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