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Monty Python and The Holy Grail


DIRTY WARS—Documentary following journalist Jeremy Scahill’s investigation of the Joint Special Operations Command and its role in running covert wars. Directed by Rick Rowley (This Is What Democracy Looks Like). Reviewed this issue. Amherst

FILL THE VOID—In an ultra-Orthodox Hasidic community in Tel Aviv, an 18-year-old girl is pressured to marry the husband of her late sister. Starring Hadas Yaron, Yiftach Klein and Irit Sheleg. Directed by Rama Burshtein. Reviewed this issue. Amherst

GROWN UPS 2—Sequel. Starring Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock and avid Spade. Directed by Dennis Dugan (Jack and Jill). Flix, Maple Ridge, Market Arcade, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria, Sunset Drive-In

PACIFIC RIM—Human-piloted giant robots battle giant monsters. Starring Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba, Rinko Kikuchi, Charlie Day, Burn Gorman, and Ron Perlman. Directed by Guillermo del Toro (Hellboy). Reviewed this issue. Flix, Market Arcade, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria, Sunset Drive-In

TWENTY FEET FROM STARDOM—Documentary about female backup singers who have contributed to many popular recordings despite remining unknown to the general public. Directed by Morgan Neville (Johnny Cash’s America). Eastern Hills

UNFINISHED SONG—Terence Stamp and Vanessa Redgrave as a couple dealing with aging in different ways, he by retreating, she by singing with a local choir. With Gemma Arterton and Christopher Eccleston. Directed by Paul Andrew Williams (Cherry Tree Lane). Reviewed this issue. Amherst


FORBIDDEN PLANET (1956)—Sci-fi classic loosely adapted from Shakespeare’s The Tempest, starring Leslie Nielson, Anne Francis, Walter Pidgeon and Robbie the Robot. Screening Room

GREASE (1978)—The 1950s as they were re-imagined in the 1970s. Starring John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing, and cameos from a host of classic film faces including Eve Arden, Sid Caesar, Joan Blondell, and Eddie Deezen. Directed by Randal Kleiser (Summer Lovers). Riviera, Screening Room

THE INTOUCHABLES (France, 2012)—An immigrant helps a paralyzed rich man deal with life in last year’s biggest foreign language hit. Starring Francois Cluzet, Omar Sy and Anne Le Ny. Directed by Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano. Presented by the Hubbard Film Society Sunday 4 pm. Roycroft Powerhouse, South Grove St., East Aurora.

METROPOLIS (Germany, 1926)—Newly restored to its full length minus a few frames, this is as complete a version as is likely to be seen of Fritz Lang’s politically ambiguous but stylistically brilliant classic about a workers’ revolt in a city of the future. Screening Room

MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL (1975) and AIRPLANE (1980)—Too many great quotable lines for one evening in this week’s retro double feature. Transit Drive-In

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