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EXTREMELY LOUD AND INCREDIBLY CLOSE—The son of a man who dies in the World Trade Center searches Manhattan after he finds a key that he is sure holds the answer to a secret left by his father. Starring Tom Hanks, Thomas Horn, Sandra Bullock, and Zoe Caldwell. Directed by Stephen Daldry (The Reader). A review will be posted on Friday at Artvoice.com. Flix, Maple Ridge, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria
HAYWIRE— Gina Carano as a black ops assassin out for revenge after she is double-crossed by her handlers. With Ewan McGregor and Michael Fassbender. Directed by Steven Soderbergh (Bubble). Flix, Maple Ridge, Market Arcade, McKinley, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria
RED TAILS—Drama based on the true story of the Tuskegee Airmen, a crew of African-American pilots who had to face opposition from the US Air Force to serve during World War II. Starring Cuba Gooding Jr., Terrence Howard Bryan Cranston, and Method Man. Directed by Anthony Hemingway (CSI:NY). Flix, Maple Ridge, Market Arcade, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria
RED MACHINE—In 1935, a safecracker is recruited to work with a spy to steal a Japanese code-making machine in this homage to the lighthearted thrillers of the 1940s. Starring Lee Perkins, Donal Thomas-Cappello and Meg Brogan. Directed by Stephanie Argy and Alex Boehm. Reviewed this issue. Screening Room, Screens
UNDERWORLD AWAKENING—Sequel. Starring Kate Beckinsale, Stephen Rea and Charles Dance. Directed by Måns Mårlind and Björn Stein. Flix, Maple Ridge, Market Arcade, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria
CRISPIN HELLION GLOVER’S BIG SLIDE SHOW—The actor returns to Buffalo with the first two parts of his “It?” Trilogy, It is Fine! EVERYTHING IS FINE. (Wednesday) and What Is It? (Thursday). Both films include Glover’s slideshow presentation of his cut-up books and a Q&A session. Market Arcade.
THE PUBLIC ENEMY (1931)—James Cagney in his most iconic performance as a hoodlum who rises in Chicago’s bootlegging gangs. With Jean Harlow, Donald Cook, Joan Blondell, and, at the receiving end of that infamous grapefruit, Mae Clarke. Muscularly directed by William Wellman. Presented as part of the Buffalo Film Seminar. Tue 7pm. Market Arcade
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). Screening Room
STOOGEFEST—New program of classic short films featuring everyone’s favorite comedic sadists and masochists. See them now before the Hollywood remake ruins the memory! Riviera
THREE SUPERSTARS IN BERLIN—Opera concert featuring soprano Anna Netrebko, baritone Erwin Schrott and star tenor Jonas Kaufmann at Berlin’s Waldbuhne theater with the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. The program includes duets from West Side Story, Porgy and Bess, and Manon Lescaut, popular tango duets, and arias from Don Giovanni and Gounod’s Faust.
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