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ALBERT NOBBS—Oscar nominee Glenn Close as a woman in 19th century Ireland who has spent her adult life masquerading as a man. With Mia Wasikowska, Janet McTeer, Brendan Gleeson, Pauline Collins and Brenda Fricker. Directed by Rodrigo Garcia (Mother and Child). Reviewed this issue. North Park

A DANGEROUS METHOD—David Cronenberg forsakes exploding heads for shrinking heads with this drama about the relationship between Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung. Starring Viggo Mortensen, Michael Fassbender, Keira Knightley, and Vincent Cassel. Reviewed this issue. Amherst, Regal Quaker

FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST: THE SACRED STAR OF MILOS—Feature film based on the popular anime series. Reviewed this issue. Screening Room, Screens

THE GREY—Survivors of an Alaskan plane crash are hunted by a pack of wild wolves. Starring Liam Neeson, Dallas Roberts, and Dermot Mulroney. Directed by Joe Carnahan (The A-Team). Flix, Maple Ridge, Market Arcade, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria, Regal Walden Galleria

MAN ON A LEDGE—Convicted of a crime he didn’t commit, an ex-cop perches on the 25th floor ledge of a Manhattan skyscraper as part of a plan to prove his innocence. Starring Sam Worthington, Elizabeth Banks, Ed Harris, Jamie Bell, and Edward Burns. Directed by Asger Leth. Flix, Maple Ridge, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara, Regal Walden Galleria

ONE FOR THE MONEY—Katherine Heigl as a bail bondswoman assigned to find a cop she used to date. With Jason O’Mara, John Leguizamo, and Debbie Reynolds. Directed by Julie Anne Robinson (The Last Song). Flix, Maple Ridge, Market Arcade, McKinley, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria


KING KONG (1933)—The original and still undefeated. Starring Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot and the still-amazing stop-motion effects of Willis H. O’Brien, who wasn’t even credited for his work. Directe by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack. Presented by the Buffalo Film Seminars. Market Arcade

THE LADY VANISHES— Heiress Margaret Lockwood and musician Michael Redgrave team up to investigate how Dame May Whitty disappeared from a moving train in this comic mystery that was one of Alfred Hitchcock’s last British films before moving to Hollywood. With Paul Lukas and Cecil Parker, Screening Room

THE 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 Slime City Massacre’s Lee Perkins, Donal Thomas-Cappello and Meg Brogan. Directed by Stephanie Argy and Alex Boehm. Screens

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). Screens

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. Amherst, Eastern Hills, Flix