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Buster Keaton in "The General"


COPPERHEAD—Civil War drama. Starring François Arnaud, Lucy Boynton, Casey Thomas Brown and Billy Campbell. Directed by Ronald F. Maxwell (Little Darlings). Eastern Hills

THE HEAT-Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy in the inevitable female buddy cop movie, twenty years later than you might have expected it. With Demián Bichir, Marlon Wayans and Michael Rapaport. Directed by Paul Feig (Unaccompanied Minors). Flix, Maple Ridge, Market Arcade, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria, Transit Drive-In

STORIES WE TELL-Canadian actress/director Sarah Polley used her discovery of something she never knew about her personal history to spark this documentary about families and the different points of view that exist within them. Reviewed this issue. Amherst

WHITE HOUSE DOWN-Security guard Channing Tatum helps president Jamie Foxx escape terrorists who have taken over the White House. Co-starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, James Woods Jason Clarke, Richard Jenkins, and Nicolas Wright. Directed by Roland Emmerich (Stargate). Reviewed this issue. Flix, Market Arcade, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria, Sunset Drive-In, Transit Drive-In


Buster Keaton double feature: THE GENERAL (1927). and STEAMBOAT BILL JR. (1928)-Two films by Buster Keaton that are guaranteed to make a convert of anyone who thinks they wouldn’t like “silent movies.” Both push the barriers of cinema in ways that still surprise modern audiences, and both are wildly funny. Sun, Thurs 7 pm. Screening Room

D.O.A. (1950)-Film noir classic starring Edmond O’Brien as an ordinary guy trying to find out who poisoned him in the few days before he dies. With Pamela Britton and Beverly Garland. Directed by Rudolph Maté, better known as a cinematographer who worked with Carl Dreyer. Screening Room

GREASE (1978) and AMERICAN GRAFFITI (1973)-Relive the 1950 the way we did in the 1970s with this week’s retro double feature. Transit Drive-In

TO CATCH A THIEF (1955)-One of Alfred Hitchcock’s blander efforts, but who cares when you’ve got Cary Grant for the star? He plays a reformed burglar who has to prove his innocence after another thief starts working in his style. With Grace Kelly, Jessie Royce Landis, and John Williams. Screening Room

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