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THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2—Reboot sequel. Starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Sally Field and Paul Giamatti. Directed by Marc Webb ((500) Days of Summer). Reviewed this issue. Aurora, Delevan Drive-In, Flix, Hamburg Palace, Maple Ridge, Market Arcade, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria, Sunset Drive-In, Transit Drive-In

DANCING IN JAFFA—Documentary about a dance teacher trying to bring Israeli and Palestinian children together through ballroom dancing. Directed by Hilla Medalia. Reviewed this issue. Eastern Hills

LOVE IS IN THE AIR—Romantic comedy a la Francais in which a couple who haven’t seen each other in the three years since their break-up find themselves seated next to each other on a trans-Atlantic flight. Starring Ludivine Sagnier, Nicolas Bedos, and Brigitte Catillon. Directed by Alexandre Castagnetti. Reviewed this issue. North Park


AMERICAN GRAFFITI (1973)—George Lucas’ heartfelt tribute to his high school days didn’t so much invent fifties nostalgia as capitalize it, so he’s not entirely to blame for “Happy Days.” The intervening histories of the film’s once-fresh cast (including Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Paul LeMat, Charles Martin Smith, Cindy Williams, Suzanne Somers and, if you can spot him, Harrison Ford) makes it look rather different than it did forty years ago. Lockport Palace

THE DEAD (1987)—John Huston’s final film, a masterful adaptation of the James Joyce short story, may also be the last Buffalo Film Seminar presentation to be screened at the Market Arcade. Starring Anjelica Huston, Dan O’Herlihy, Donal McCann, and Donal Donnelly. Market Arcade

THE GODFATHER PART III (1990)—Is it time to give Francis Ford Coppola’s much-maligned sequel another look? If you’re of a mind to, here’s your chance. Starring Al Pacino, Andy Garcia and Diane Keaton. Screening Room

SUPER DUPER ALICE COOPER—Documentary about the singer who has been bringing shock rock to world audiences since the late 1960s. Reviewed this issue. Screening Room.

WORD WARS (2004)—Documentary about competitive Scrabble players preparing for the national tournament in San Diego. Presented by the Hubbard Film Society. Sun 4 pm. Parkdale School Auditorium, 141 Girard Ave., East Aurora