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Lars von Trier's "Melancholia", one of M. Faust's picks for Best Films of 2011, returns to the Movieland Theaters this week.


THE DEVIL INSIDE—In Italy, a woman tries to find out what went wrong with her mother’s exorcism. Starring Fernanda Andrade, Simon Quarterman, and Evan Helmuth. Directed by William Brent Bell (Stay Alive). Flix, Maple Ridge, Market Arcade, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden

TINKER, TAILOR, SOLDIER, SPY—Gary Oldman as veteran spy George Smiley in a new adaptation of John le Carre’s novel. Co-starring John Hurt, Toby Jones, Ciarán Hinds, Colin Firth, and Benedict Cumberbatch. Directed by Tomas Alfredson (Let the Right One In). Reviewed this issue. Amherst, Eastern Hills


ATTACK OF LA NIÑA—Skiing documentary from the makers of The Way I See It, chronicling the deep North American winter of 2010-11. McKinley

FINDING KIND—Documentary on girl-to-girl bullying and its effects on young women. Directed by Lauren Parsekian and Molly Thompson. Wed 6:30pm. The Park School, Dining Hall, 4625 Harlem Rd

ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS—A hit at the Buffalo International Film Festival, this French comedy is set at a chocolate factory, where a shy woman (Isabelle Carré) takes a job as a sales rep and enters an uncomfortable romance with the company’s equally bashful owner (Benoît Poelvoorde). The Screening Room, Screens

SEVEN SINNERS (1940)—This odd combination of Marlene Dietrich and John Wayne is recommended more for fans of the former than the latter, though as such the Duke adds to the camp appeal as a Navy man assigned to keep an eye on singer Dietrich on a South Seas island. Co-starring Albert Dekker, Broderick Crawford, Anna Lee, Mischa Auer, Billy Gilbert and Oskar Homolka. Directed by the dependable Tay Garnett (The Postman Always Rings Twice). Fri 7:30pm. The Old Chestnut Film Society, Philip Sheridan School, 3200 Elmwood (836-4757)

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