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AMERICAN REUNION—Sequel to the American Pie series. Directed by Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg (Harold and Kumar). Flix, Market Arcade, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Walden, Transit Drive-In

THE KID WITH A BIKE—A small town hairdresser agrees to become a weekend foster mother for a boy who has been abandoned by his father in this Belgian drama. Staring Cécile De France, Thomas Doret and Jérémie Renier. Directed by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne (Lorna’s Silence). Eastern Hills

RAMPART—Woody Harrelson as a renegade LA cop in a drama co-written by James Ellroy. Co-starring Ben Foster, Sigourney Weaver, Robin Wright, Ned Beatty, Steve Buscemi, Anne Heche, and Ice Cube. Directed by Oren Moverman (The Messenger). Reviewed this issue. McKinley, North Park

W.E.—The story of Wallis Simpson, for whom King Edward VIII abdicated the throne of England, is intercut with the life of a Manhattan woman obsessed with her legacy. Starring Abbie Cornish, Andrea Riseborough, James D’Arcy and Oscar Isaac. Directed by Madonna. Reviewed this issue. Amherst


B.O.Y.D.— Premiere of a locally made movie about a group of twentysomethings facing a coming-of-age moment during the blackout of 2003. Starring Christopher Marriott, Christopher Brechtel, Christopher Scherr and Kyle Scritchfield. Directed by Matt Lorentz. Visit for ticket information. Sat 3 pm. Hamburg Palace

FAMILY PLOT (1976)—Alfred Hitchcock’s final film, a comic thriller set in San Francisco pitting faux psychic Barbara Harris and her shady boyfriend (Bruce Dern) against a more lethal pair of schemers (William Devane and Karen Black). Fri, Tues, Thurs 7:30 pm. Screening Room

MAKING FACES: METAL TYPE IN THE 21ST CENTURY—Documentary about Canadian graphic artist and type designer Jim Rimmer focusing on his dedication to a hands-on craft in a digital world. Director Richard Kegler will be present at the screening. Fri 7 pm. Squeaky Wheel

LA RONDINE—Puccini’s opera live from the Teatro la Fenice, Venice, Italy. Starring Fiorenza Cedolins, Fiorenza Cedolins, Sandra Pastrana, and Emanuele Giannino. Conducted by Carlo Rizzi and directed by Graham Vick. Sun 11 am. Eastern Hills

SECONDS (1966)—Rock Hudson gave his best performance in this unsettling drama as a middle-aged man who gets the opportunity to recreate his life, at unexpected expense. With John Randolph, Murray Hamilton, Jeff Corey, Will Geer and Salome Jens. Directed by John Frankenheimer (The Manchurian Candidate). Fri midnight. Market Arcade

SNOW SHARK: ANCIENT SNOW BEAST—Premiere of a locally-produced creature feature about a prehistoric shark that thrives in snow. Previewed in this issue’s “See You There.” Amherst, Screening Room

THE THIN RED LINE (1998)—If you only discovered Terrence Malick with last year’s The Tree of Life, here’s an opportunity to see his underappreciated epic about American soldiers at the WWII battle of Guadalcanal. With an all-star cast featuring John Cusack, Jim Caviezel, Sean Penn, Nick Nolte, George Clooney, Adrien Brody, John C. Reilly, and Woody Harrelson. Market Arcade

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