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DANNY COLLINS—Drama/comedy about an aging rock star (Al Pacino) who decides to change his life upon discovering a long undelivered letter addressed to him from the late John Lennon. North Park Tues. 7:30

THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT—Second entry in the sci-fi/action trilogy continuing the heroes adventures four days after the events of the previous film as they continue to evade a hostile takeover from the Erudite. Starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, and Octavia Spencer. Directed by Robert Schwentke. Flix, Maple Ridge, New Angola, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker Crossing, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria

DO YOU BELIEVE?—Christian drama about a pastor who is shaken by the visible faith of a street-corner preacher. Starring Ted McGinley, Mira Sorvino, and Lee Majors. Directed by Jon Gunn. Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria

THE GUNMAN—Thriller starring Sean Penn as a former special forces soldier suffering from PTSD who must evade a hit squad while on the run across Europe. Co-starring Idris Elba, Jasmine Trinca, and Javier Bardem. Directed by Pierre Morel. Flix, Maple Ridge, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker Crossing, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria


AEROSMITH ROCKS DONINGTON (2014)—Concert film documenting the legendary band’s performance at last year’s Download festival. The Screening Room Thu 7:30

CLUB KING (2014)—Documentary chronicling LGBT Club Kingpin Mario Diaz and his 20 year career. Directed by Jon Bush. Hallwalls

CLUE: THE MOVIE (1985)—Comedy based on the popular board game detailing a murder mystery over the course of a dinner party being held at a Gothic Revival mansion. Starring Tim Curry, Eileen Brennan, Madeline Kahn, and Lesley Ann Warren. Directed by Jonathan Lynn. The Screening Room Fri, Sat, and Tue 7:30

INEQUALITY FOR ALL (2013)—Documentary focusing on former Labor Secretary Robert Reich as he discusses the economic and social consequences of the widening gulf between America’s rich and poor in his Wealth and Poverty class at U.C. Berkeley. Directed by Jacob Kornbluth. Hallwalls Sat 6:30

THE LAST STARFIGHTER (1984)—Space opera about a teenage boy (Lance Guest) recruited by an arcade game inventor (Robert Preston) to join in an alien defense force and fight in an intergalactic war. Co-starring Dan O’Herlihy and Catherine Mary Stewart. Directed by Nick Castle. North Park Sat and Sun 11:30

MAD MAX (1979)—Dystopian action thriller starring Mel Gibson as the titular hard-as-nails policeman and is violent quest to avenge the deaths of his partner in family in Australia’s war-torn future. Directed by George Miller. Presented as part of the Buffalo Film Seminars. Dipson Amherst

MY FAIR LADY (1964)—Musical about poor Cockney flower seller Eliza Doolittle (Audrey Hepburn) and arrogant phonetics professor Henry Higgins (Rex Harrison) who wagers that he can make her presentable to London’s high society. Co-starring Stanley Holloway and Wilfrid Hyde-White. Lockport Palace Theater Tue 1 & 7

THROUGH A MOTHER’S EYES—Independent drama about a couple who struggles to cope with the death of their son who did not survive childbirth. Starring Stephanie Albion, Annmarie Bahny, and Jason John Beebe. Directed by Greg Robbins. Angola Screening Room

VIVA LA LIBERTA (2013)—Italian comedy-drama about a politician who quits his job and flees to Paris to find a woman he had an affair with years earlier while his identical twin takes over his duties and becomes very popular. Starring Toni Servillo, Valeria Bruni Tedechi, Valerio Mastandrea, and Michela Cescon. Directed by Roberto Ando. North Park