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The 1944 classic "Gaslight" shows this week at The Screening Room


THE INTOUCHABLES—An immigrant helps a paralyzed rich man deal with life in the year’s biggest foreign language hit. Starring Francois Cluzet, Omar Sy and Anne Le Ny. Directed by Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano. Reviewed this issue. Eastern Hills

STEP UP: REVOLUTION—Sequel. Starring Kathryn McCormick and Ryan Guzman. Directed by Scott Speer. Flix, Maple Ridge, Market Arcade, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria

THE WATCH—Ben Stiller leads a vigilante mob to fight aliens. It’s a comedy. With Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill and Richard Ayoade. Directed by Akiva Schaffer (Hot Rod). Delevan Drive In, Flix, Maple Ridge, Market Arcade, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria, Sunset Drive-In, Transit Drive-In


ELEPHANT IN THE LIVING ROOM—Documentary about the increase in Americans acquiring and keeping exotic animals as pets, often to the danger of both themselves and their communities. Directed by Michael Webber. Variable price tickets benefit the Animal Advocates of Western New York. Sun 2. Market Arcade

DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER (1971)—Sean Connery’s first return to the role he was never able fully to escape: Bond. James Bond. With Jill St. John, Natalie Wood’s sister, Crispin Glover’s father, and the narrator from Rocky Horror as Blofeld. Directed by Guy Hamilton. Thurs 7. Riviera

HALLOWEEN and THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW— Retro double feature number 2. Tues 9 pm. Transit Drive-In

THE PRINCESS BRIDE and GREASE: SING ALONG—Retro double feature number 1. Tues 9 pm. Transit Drive-In

THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN ARM (1955)—One of Frank Sinatra’s best performances was in Otto Preminger’s adaptation of Nelson Algren’s novel about a man’s slide into heroin addiction. Preminger removed Algren’s social conscience and leftist politics, retaining only the sensationalism. Still worth seeing for the performances by Sinatra, Eleanor Parker and Kim Novak. Sat 7. The Screening Room

OUTDOOR ANIMATION FESTIVAL— The first evening of Squeaky Wheel’s annual outdoor animation festival, featuring a program of family-friendly animated work in different styles. Free and open to the public. Sat. at dusk. Days Park in Allentown. (In case of rain, the event will be moved to Squeaky Wheel, 712 Main St) 884-7172

THE SNOWS OF KILIMANJARO (1952)—Adaptation of an Ernest Hemingway story starring Gregory Peck as a big-game hunter who looks back with regrets on his love affairs as he lies dying from an infection while on safari. With Susan Hayward, Ava Gardner and Leo G. Carroll. Directed by Henry King (The Song of Bernadette). Thurs Jul 26 7:30. The Screening Room

SUDDENLY (1954)—Taut crime thriller starring Frank Sinatra as an assassin holding the occupants of an apartment hostage as part of a plan to kill the president. This, not Manchurian Candidate, is the film that Sinatra withdrew from distribution because he feared people might consider it to have inspired Lee Harvey Oswald. With Sterling Hayden, James Gleason and, in a rare onscreen appearance, Paul Frees, whose voice you’ll recognize from thousands of cartoons and commercials. Sat 9:15. The Screening Room

GASLIGHT (1944)—Classic psychological thriller starring Ingrid Bergman as an innocent heiress whose husband tries to drive her into insanity. With Charles Boyer, Joseph Cotton, Dame May Whitty and Angela Lansbury. Directed by George Cukor (My Fair Lady). Sun, Tues 7:30. The Screening Room