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BEARS—Disney nature documentary. Directed by Alastair Fothergill and Keith Scholey. Flix, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria
DOM HEMINGWAY—Jude Law in a change-of-pace role as a loquacious safecracker looking to settle debts after getting out of prison. Co-starring Richard E. Grant, Demian Bichir and Kerry Condon. Directed by Richard Shepard (Matador). Reviewed this issue. Amherst
A HAUNTED HOUSE 2—Sequel. Starring Marlon Wayans, Jaime Pressly and Essence Atkins. Directed by Michael Tiddes. Flix, Maple Ridge, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria, Transit Drive-In
IN BLOOM—Two girls (Lika Babluani and Mariam Bokeria) struggle to grow up under patriarchical repression world in Georgia of the early 1990s. Directed by Nana Ekvtimishvili and Simon Groß. Reviewed this issue. North Park
TRANSCENDENCE—Johnny Depp as a scientist who gets to test his theories about the merger of human and computer intelligence when he is killed. With Rebecca Hall, Paul Bettany, Cillian Murphy and Morgan Freeman. The directorial debut of The Dark Knight cinematographer Wally Pfister. Reviewed this issue. Flix, Maple Ridge, Market Arcade, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria, Transit Drive-In
UNDER THE SKIN—The IMDB.com plot synopsis says “An alien seductress preys upon hitchhikers in Scotland.” Which is as good as anything I could come up with about this indescribable movie starring Scarlett Johansson and directed by Jonathan Glazer (Sexy Beast). Reviewed this issue. Eastern Hills
FREELOAD—Documentary about modern hobos who ride freight trains for adventure. Directed by Daniel T. Skaggs. Squeaky Wheel
OFFICE KILLER (1997)—Horror comedy directed by Cindy Sherman, presented in conjunction with the current exhibition of her work at the Castellani Art Museum. Starring Carol Kane, Molly Ringwald, Jeanne Tripplehorn and Michael Imperioli. The 7 pm screening is preceded by a cocktail reception at 5:30 pm. Hallwalls
THE MISSING PICTURE—Oscar-nominated documentary in which filmmaker Rithy Panh uses clay figurines to recreate his experiences surviving the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia. Reviewed this issue. Tues 5 pm. 112 Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo
THE SOUND OF MUSIC (1965)—Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer in the 1965 Academy Award winner for Best Picture. It beat out Darling, Doctor Zhivago, Ship of Fools and A Thousand Clowns. Go figure. 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 too. Lockport Palace
THE THREE BURIALS OF MELQUIADES ESTRADA—Tommy Lee Jones directed (on and around his own ranch) and stars in this modern western as a Texas rancher determined to return the corpse of a ranchhand to his Mexican home. From a script by Guillermo Arriaga (Amores Perros, 21 Grams) With Barry Pepper, Julio Cedillo, Dwight Yoakam, Melissa Leo and Levon Helm. Presented as part of the Buffalo Film Seminars. Market Arcade.
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