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BATTLESHIP—It’s the Navy versus alien invaders in a $200 million movie supposedly based on the Hasbro game, though it’s hard to see how they could have used anything other than the name. Starring Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgård, Rihanna, Liam Neeson and Peter MacNicol. Directed by Peter Berg (Very Bad Things). Delevan Drive In, Flix, Maple Ridge, Regal, Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal WaldenGalleria, Sunset Drive-In, Transit Drive-In

THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL—A cast of British stars enliven this comedy-drama about a group of seniors forced to outsource their retirement to a dilapidated hotel in India. Sarring Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, TomWilkinson, Bill Nighy, Penelope Wilton, Celia Imrie and Dev Patel.Directed by John Madden (Shakespeare in Love). Reviewed this issue. Amherst, Eastern Hills

CROOKED ARROWS—Sports drama about a Native American lacrosse team competing in a prep school league tournament. Starring Brandon Routh, Gil Birmingham and Crystal Allen. Directed by Steve Rash (The Buddy Holly Story). Regal Quaker, Regal Transit

THE DICTATOR—Sacha Baron Cohen as a dictator forced to live undercover in the US in a script-based comedy that eschews the hidden-camera stunts of his previous hits. With Ben Kingsley and Anna Faris. Directed by Larry Charles (Bruno). Reviewed this issue. Amherst, Flix, Maple Ridge, Market Arcade, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria, 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 years ago in search of his wife (Isabella Rossellini). With Udo Kier and Kevin McDonald. Screening Room, Screens

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. Thurs May 17 7 pm. Screening Room

STEAMBOAT BILL JR. (1928)—In one of Buster Keaton’s best comedies, he plays the Boston-bred son of a steamship owner who tries to learn his father’s trade. Screening Room