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CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER—Sequel. What the hell, it’s not summer yet! Starring Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson and Robert Redford. Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo (Welcome to Collinwood). Aurora, Flix, Maple Ridge, Market Arcade, New Angola, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria, Transit Drive-In
CHILD’S POSE—Romania drama about a domineering mother who tries to get her adult son freed after he kills a child in an auto accident. Starring Luminita Gheorghiu and Bogdan Dumitrache. Directed by Calin Peter Netzer. Reviewed this issue. North Park
THE LUNCHBOX—A man on the verge of retirement and a neglected young housewife fall in love without ever meeting in person in this independent feature set in Mumbai. Starring Irrfan Khan and Nimrat Kaur. Directed by Ritesh Batra. Reviewed this issue. Eastern Hills
ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE TRACKS—French take on the buddy-cop genre, with Omar Sy (of The Intouchables) and Laurent Lafitte as cops from vastly different neighborhoods of Paris teaming up to investigate the murder of an industrialist’s wife. Directed by David Charhon (Cyprien). Flix
THE PLAYERS—An anthology film of shorts on the theme of infidelity, one of them featuring a reunion of the star and director of The Artist. Directed by Emmanuelle Bercot, Fred Cavayé, Alexandre Courtès, Jean Dujardin, Michel Hazanavicius, Jan Kounen, Eric Lartigau, and Gilles Lellouche. Flix
JINN—Horror movie. Starring Dominic Rains, Serinda Swan, and Ray Park. Directed by Ajmal Zaheer Ahmad. Regal Elmwood, Regal Transit
BUTTER ON THE LATCH—Variety describes this debut film from Josephine Decker (previously an actress in several Joe Swanberg films) as “a visually poetic, virtually free-form groove in which emotion, rather than narrative, guides viewers through a young woman’s visit to a Balkan folk music camp.” A Little Red Booking presentation. Squeaky Wheel
CLUE: THE MOVIE (1985)—The first film adapted from a board game was this enjoyable comedy written by John Landis. Starring Tim Curry, Eileen Brennan, Madeline Kahn, Christopher Lloyd, Michael McKean, Martin Mull, Lesley Ann Warren, and, because it was the 1980s, cameos from Lee Ving and Jane Wiedlin. Directed by Jonathan Lynn (Nuns on the Run). Screening Room
SCOPE OF PRACTICE—Premiere of a locally made film about an emergency services technician trying to deal with a case of domestic violence involving a local celebrity. The screening will include a Q&A with writer-director Brandyn T. Williams. Reviewed this issue. Market Arcade
VANYA ON 42ND STREET (1994)— In some ways a follow-up to his My Dinner with Andre, Louis Malle films the rehearsals and presentation of a New York production of Chekov’s Uncle Vanya as adapted by David Mamet. Starring Wallace Shawn, Andre Gregory, George Gaynes, Julianne Moore, and Brooke Smith. Presented as part of the Buffalo Film Seminars. Market Arcade.
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