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300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE—Sequel. Starring Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green, Lena Headey, and Hans Matheson. Directed by Noam Murro. Reviewed this issue. Flix, Maple Ridge, Market Arcade, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria
MR. PEABODY AND SHERMAN—Well, there’s another fond childhood memory shot to hell. Directed by Rob Minkoff (Stuart Little). Aurora, Flix, Maple Ridge, Market Arcade, New Angola, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria
OMAR—From Palestine, an Oscar nominee for Best Foreign Language Film about a young man forced to become a collaborator with the Israeli army. Starring Adam Bakri, Leem Lubany, and Waleed F. Zuaiter. Directed by Hany Abu-Assad (Paradise Now). Reviewed this issue. Eastern Hills
AIDA—Giuseppe Verdi’s opera set in ancient Egypt, from the Arena Di Verona. Amherst
FOUL PLAY (1978)—Chevy Chase’s attempt to move from TV smartass to mainstream movie star got off to a shaky start with this convoluted comedy-mystery that was more successful at propelling the career of co-star Dudley Moore. With Goldie Hawn, Burgess Meredith, Rachel Roberts, Billy Barty, and Brian Dennehy. Directed by Colin Higgins (Nine to Five). Screening Room
THE KILLING OF A CHINESE BOOKIE (1976)—John Cassavetes’ seldom-screened film starring Ben Gazzara as a strip club owner forced into a killing to pay off his gambling debts. Co-starring Timothy Carey, Seymour Cassel, Robert Phillips, and Haji. Presented as part of the Buffalo Film Seminars. Market Arcade.
NIGHT AND A SWITCHBLADE (2013)—Writer-director Ben Finer will be present to introduce and answer questions about his debut feature, a lurid rock and roll odyssey over one night in a small Vermont town. Squeaky Wheel
THE WAIT—Arthouse film starring Jena Malone and Chloë Sevigny as sisters whose lives are put in limbo by the death of their mother. Co-starring Luke Grimes and Michael O’Keefe. Directed by M. Blash. Reviewed this issue. Screening Room
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