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HORRIBLE BOSSES 2—Sequel to the 2011 hit comedy reuniting stars Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis and Charlie Day as friends and co-workers who go to absurd lengths to save their small business. Co-starring Jennifer Aniston, Jamie Foxx, Chris Pine, Christoph Waltz, and Kevin Spacey. Directed by Sean Anders. Opens Nov. 26. Flix

THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 1—Highly anticipated first part of the final installment in the hugely popular sci-fi/adventure trilogy, starring Jennifer Lawrence as the reluctant heroine of a dystopian future. Based on the best-selling book series. Co-starring Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, and Julianne Moore. Directed by Francis Lawrence. Aurora, Maple Ridge, Hamburg Palace, Flix, Lockport Palace, New Angola, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria

PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR—Animated family comedy featuring the popular penguins from the Madagascar series in their first spin-off movie. Directed by Simon J. Smith and Eric Darnell. Opens Nov. 26. Flix

THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING—Biographical romantic drama detailing the life of renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, his relationship with first wife Jane Wilde Hawking, and his overcoming of ALS disease to become one of the most influential thinkers of his time. Starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones. Directed by James Marsh. Opens Nov. 25. Amherst, Eastern Hills


INSOMNIA—Moody Norwegian police thriller from 1997 starring Stellan Skarsgård as a homicide detective dispatched to a small town above the Arctic Circle to investigate a young woman’s murder. Co-starring Sverre Anker Ousdal and Gisken Armand. Directed by Erik Skjoldbjærg. Screened as part of the Buffalo Film Seminars. Amherst

FRIENDS DON’T LET FRIENDS DATE FRIENDS—Locally produced romantic-comedy about a girl who’s caught in the middle as her friends fall in and out of love. Directed by Rhonda Parker. Screening Room

FROM UP ON POPPY HILL—2011 Japanese animated drama from Studio Ghibli about a group of teens who look to save their school’s clubhouse from demolition in preparation for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. Directed by Goro Miyazaki. North Park

THE TROUBLE WITH HARRY—Classic black-comedy from 1955 directed by Alfred Hitchock. Screening Room