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AUSTENLANDNapoleon Dynamite writer Jerusha Hess moves behind the camera for this comedy about a woman (Keri Russell) obsessed with Pride and Prejudice who gets more than she bargained for at a Jane Austen theme park. Co-starring JJ Field, Jennifer Coolidge, and Bret McKenzie. Eastern Hills

BLACKFISH—Documentary on the mistreatment of animals in water parks, centering on a killer whale who kills three people in captivity. Directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite. Reviewed this issue. Eastern Hills

THE FAMILY—Comedy starring Robert DeNiro as a mafioso moved with his family to France under the witness protection program. With Michelle Pfeiffer, Tommy Lee Jones, and Dominic Chianese. Directed by Luc Besson (The Fifth Element). Flix, Maple Ridge, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria, Transit Drive-In

IN A WORLD—Comedy about a vocal coach (Lake Bell, who also directed) who tries to break into the competitive world of movie trailer announcing. With Rob Corddry, Alexandra Holden, and Eva Longoria. Amherst

INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2—Sequel. Directed by James Wan (The Conjuring). Flix, Maple Ridge, Market Arcade, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria, Transit Drive-In


A BOY AND HIS DOG (1975)—Cult classic, adapted from a story by Harlan Ellison, set in a post-apocalyptic future where a wanderer (Don Johnson) finds an underground society attempting to carry on the “old ways.” With Susanne Benton, Jason Robards, and Alvy Moore. Directed by L. Q. Jones. Screening Room

BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S (1961)—Audrey Hepburn as Manhattan dreamer Holly Golightly. With George Peppard, Patricia Neal, Buddy Ebsen, and an unfortunate Japanese caricature by Mickey Rooney. Directed by Blake Edwards (The Days of Wine and Roses). Screening Room

DISSENT—Premiere of a short adaptation of Franz Kafka’s story “The Judgement,” using local backdrops filmed by Vincenzo Mistretta, who will be present for the screening. Hallwalls

DOUBLE INDEMNITY (1944)—Perhaps the quintessential film noir, adapted (somewhat loosely) from the novel by James M. Cain, with Fred MacMurray as an insurance salesman who gets talked into murder by scheming Barbara Stanwyck. With Edward G. Robinson. Directed by Billy Wilder. Part of the Buffalo Film Seminars. Market Arcade

JAWS (1975) and JURASSIC PARK (1993)—Summer’s gone, but the retro doube features will continue on weekends at the Transit Drive-In. Transit Drive-In

LED ZEPPELIN: CELEBRATION DAY—Documentary of the band’s 2007 reunion show (with Jason Bonham sitting in for his father). Screening Room

THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN ARM (1955)—One of Frank Sinatra’s best performances as an actor was here in Otto Preminger’s adaptation of Nelson Algren’s novel about a man’s slide into heroin addiction. The first in a new series of noir-ish moives with jazz scores. Hallwalls

THE REP—Documentary about the current state of repertory movie theaters in North America, focusing on the birth and struggle for survival of The Toronto Underground Cinema. Directed by Morgan White. Reviewed this issue. Screening Room