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THE BEST MAN HOLIDAY—Sequel to 1999’s The Best Man. Starring Morris Chestnut, Taye Diggs, Terrence Howard, Harold Perrineau, and Nia Long. Directed by Malcolm D. Lee (Scary Movie V). Flix, Maple Ridge, Market Arcade, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria
BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR—Controversial Cannes award winner about the coming of age of a young Frenchwoman (Adèle Exarchopoulos) Directed by Abdellatif Kechiche. Reviewed this issue. Amherst
AU REVOIR LES ENFANTS (France 1987)—Louis Malle’s drama set at a boarding school during World War II where the priests are sheltering a Jewish boy from the Nazis. Thurs Nov. 21. City Honors Auditorium, 186 E. North St. (www. chsfilm.org)
INTERIOR. LEATHER BAR—James Franco’s documentary (or is it?) about an attempt to recreate S&M scenes shot but never used for the notorious 1979 film Cruising. Reviewed this issue. Hallwalls
PINA (2011)—Wim Wenders’ Oscar-nominated documentary about choreographer Pina Bausch, featuring several of her best-known dances performed by members of her company. Part of the Buffalo Film Seminars. Market Arcade
POLISH FILM SHOWCASE—Eighth edition of the series featuring the best of recent Polish cinema, presented by the Permanent Chair of Polish Culture at Canisius College. Reviewed this issue. Montante Cultural Center, 2001 Main Street.
REAR WINDOW (1954)—Alfred Hitchcock’s thriller starring James Stewart as a photographer, confined to a wheelchair by a broken leg, who spies on his neighbors from the window of his Greenwich Village apartment and discovers that one of them has committed a murder. The mystery is less interesting than Hitchcock’s exploration of the perverse pleasures of voyeurism. With Grace Kelly, Raymond Burr, and Thelma Ritter. Screening Room
STOOGEFEST—Eyeballs will be poked, craniums will be smacked, and nyuk-nyuks will be nyuked by Curly, Larry and Moe, and possibly Shemp as well. Lockport Palace
WHEN COMEDY WENT TO SCHOOL—Documentary exploring the influence of the Catskills resorts in Jewish comedy. Featuring Sid Caesar, Robert Klein, Jerry Lewis, Jackie Mason, Mort Sahl and Jerry Stiller. Directed by Mevlut Akkaya and Ron Frank. Thurs Nov. 14. Eastern Hills
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