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DARK SHADOWS—Tim Burton and Johnny Depp reunite for a loving tribute/parody of the 1960s supernatural soap opera. Co-starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Eva Green, Jackie Earle Haley, Christopher Lee, and, of course, Helena Bonham Carter. Reviewed this issue. Flix, Maple Ridge, Market Arcade, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria, Sunset Drive-In, Transit Drive-In

KEYHOLE—From the singular Canadian director Guy Maddin (The Saddest Music in the World), an indescribable film in which a gangster named Ulysses (Jason Patric) explores the house he abandoned eyars ago in search of his wife (Isabella Rossellini). With Udo Kier and Kevin McDonald. Reviewed this issue. Screening Room, Screens


AND THEN THERE WERE NONE (1945)—Adaptation of Agatha Christie’s classic story Ten Little Indians about ten people stranded at a remote mansion trying to discover which of them is killing the others. Starring Barry Fitzgerald, Walter Huston, and June Duprez. Directed by Rene Clair. Screening Room

ERNANI—Giuseppe Verdi’s rarely performed opera, based on a play by Victor Hugo, presented live from the Teatro Comunale in Bologna Italy. Starring Roberto Aronica, Marco Di Felice, Ivan Inverardi, and Dimitra Theodossiou. Conducted by Bruno Bartoletti and directed by Beppe De Tomasi. Tues 2 pm. Amherst

LA FILLE MAL GARDEE—Live from the Royal Ballet in London. Choreographed by Frederick Ashton. Wed 2:30pm. Amherst

GISELLE—Performed by members of the Royal Ballet at the Royal Opera House in London. Choreographed by Marius Petipa and Peter Wright. Starring Marianela Nuñez and Rupert Pennefather. Sun 11am. Eastern Hills

THE MAID—In this black comedy from Chile, the veteran maid in an upper class household fights off attempts by her employers to hire an assistant for her. Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival. Thu May 17 7pm. Screening Room

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