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Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem


DANNY COLLINS—Comedy/Drama about an aging rock star (Al Pacino) who decides to change the course of his life after receiving a long-undelivered letter from the late John Lennon. Co-starring Annette Bening and Jennifer Garner. Directed by Dan Fogelman. Dipson Amherst, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit

GETT: THE TRIAL OF VIVIANE AMSALEM—Israeli-French Drama about an Israeli woman (Ronit Elkabetz) three year legal battle to obtain a divorce from her devout husband (Simon Abkarian), who refuses to grant his permission to dissolve the marriage. Co-starring Menashe Noy. Directed by Shlomi and Ronit Elkabetz. Dipson Amherst

THE LONGEST RIDE—Romantic Drama based on the Nicholas Sparks novel detailing how the lives of a young couple (Scott Eastwood and Britt Robertson) intertwine with a much older man’s (Alan Alda) as he reflects back on a lost love while trapped in an automobile crash. Co-starring Jack Huston and Oona Chaplin. Directed by George Tillman Jr. Flix, Maple Ridge, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden

WHILE WE’RE YOUNG—Comedy/Drama about a middle aged filmmaker (Ben Stiller) and his wife (Naomi Watts) who find their stagnant lives reinvigorated by their friendship with a couple of twentysomething hipsters (Adam Driver and Amanda Seyfried). Co-starring Charles Grodin. Directed by Noah Baumbach. Reviewed in this issue. Dipson Amherst

WOMAN IN GOLD—Drama about Maria Altmann (Helen Mirren), an elderly Jewish survivor of World War II who sues the Austrian government for the return of artwork the Nazis stole from her family. Co-starring Ryan Reynolds and Katie Holmes. Directed by Simon Curtis. Eastern Hills, North Park, Regal Quaker, Regal Walden


DECODER (1984)—German cyberpunk counter-culture cult film roughly based on the writings of and starring William S. Burroughs. Co-starring Genesis P-Orridge and Christiane F. Directed by Muscha. Squeaky Wheel Wed 7

NORTH BY NORTHWEST (1959)—Classic suspense thriller about a New York ad executive (Cary Grant) who is mistaken for a government agent and pursued across the country by a group of foreign spies. Co-starring Eva Marie Saint and James Mason. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. The Screening Room Fri Sat & Sun 7:30

STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN (1982)—Science fiction adventure starring Admiral James T. Kirk (William Shatner) and the crew of the USS Enterprise facing off against the genetically engineered tyrant Khan (Richard Montalban) following his escape from a 15 year exile and his quest for vengeance. Co-starring Leonard Nimoy. Directed by Nicholas Meyer. North Park Sat 11:30am

THE USUAL SUSPECTS (1995)—Crime drama detailing the twisted and labyrinth series of events beginning with five criminals meeting through a seemingly random police line-up and culminating with a horrific shoot-out on a boat as told by the event’s sole survivor (Kevin Spacey). Co-starring Gabriel Byrne and Benecio Del Toro. Directed by Bryan Singer. Presented as part of the Buffalo Film Seminars. Dipson Amherst Tue 7