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ACT OF VALOR—Active-duty Navy SEALs star in an action film about efforts to stop a terrorist plot. With Alex Veadov, Roselyn Sanchez, and Nestor Serrano. Directed by Mike McCoy and Scott Waugh. Flix, Maple Ridge, Market Arcade, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden
GONE—Amanda Seyfried springs into action when the serial killer whose clutches she escaped several years ago kidnaps her sister. Co-starring Daniel Sunjata, Jennifer Carpenter, and Wes Bentley. Directed by Heitor Dhalia (Adrift). Flix, Market Arcade, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden
GOOD DEEDS—Tyler Perry doffs his Madea drag to play the romantic lead in his latest film. With Gabrielle Union and Thandie Newton. Maple Ridge, Market Arcade, Regal Elmwood, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden, Regal Niagara Falls
WANDERLUST— Paul Rudd and Jennifer Aniston as a yuppie couple who move into a rural free love commune to escape the high cost of life in the city. Co-starring Justin Theroux, Alan Alda, and Ken Marino. Directed by David Wain (Wet Hot American Summer). Flix, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden
APACHE 8—Documentary about Apache women who work as professional forest fire fighters. Part of the International Women’s Film Festival. Reviewed this issue. Thu Market Arcade
THE BIG LEBOWSKI (1998)—Jeff Bridges as the ultimate slacker in this oddball tribute to the Philip Marlow genre concocted by the Coen Brothers. Co-starring John Goodman, Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi, David Huddleston, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Tara Reid, David Thewlis, and John Turturro. Screens
IF A TREE FALLS—Oscar-nominated documentary about Daniel McGowan and his history with the Earth Liberation Front, a group the FBI has called America’s “number one domestic terrorism threat.” Screening Room
NIGHT TRAIN TO MUNICH (1940)—Fast-paced cloak and dagger thriller pitting British agent Rex Harrison against Nazis in an effort to get a Czech scientist and his daughter out of Germany. Co-starring Margaret Lockwood, Paul Henreid, and Basil Radford. Directed By Carol Reed (The Third Man). Screening Room
PINK RIBBONS, INC.—Documentary that asks whether all those pink-themed charity events do more harm than good by obscuring the real issues in breast cancer, specifically why incidence of the disease have increased geometrically in recent decades. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with breast cancer researchers, survivors, patient advocates and public health professionals. Part of the International Women’s Film Festival. Reviewed this issue. Market Arcade
TWELVE ANGRY MEN (1957)—Henry Fonda versus Martin Balsam, Lee J. Cobb, E. G. Marshall, Jack Klugman, Ed Begley Sr., and a bunch of other familiar faces in Sidney Lumet’s classic jury room drama. Presented as part of the Buffalo Film Seminar. Market Arcade.
ZABRISKIE POINT (1969)—Michelangelo Antonioni followed his international hit Blow Up with his only American film, with a pair of disaffected young lovers pondering the zeitgeist in Death Valley. With a memorable soundtrack featuring Pink Floyd, Jerry Garcia, and John Fahey. Starring Mark Frechette, Daria Halprin, and G. D. Spradlin. Part of the Midnight Beacon midnight film series. Market Arcade
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