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CHILD 44—Mystery thriller about a disgraced MGB Agent (Tom Hardy) tasked with investigating a strange and brutal series of child murders in the Soviet Union during Stalin’s rule. Co-starring Gary Oldman and Noomi Rapace. Directed by Daniel Espinosa. Regal Quaker, Regal Transit

MONKEY KINGDOM—Nature documentary about a family of monkeys living in ancient ruins founded in the jungles of Polonnaruwa in Sri Lanka. Narrated by Tina Fey. Directed by Mark Linfield and Alastair Fothergill. Flix, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit

MERCHANTS OF DOUBT— Documentary examining the dishonest means lobbyists for big business use misinformation to spread doubt and confusion in the face of scientific data. Directed by Robert Kenner. Reviewed in this issue. Eastern Hills

PAUL BLART: MALL COP 2—Family comedy that follows the continuing adventures of Paul Blart (Kevin James) in which he stumbles upon a heist while vacationing in Las Vegs with his family for a security-guard expo. Directed by Andy Fickman. Aurora Theater, Flix, Hamburg Palace, Maple Ridge Ridge Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden, Sunset Drive-In, Transit Drive-In

TRUE STORY—Mystery drama detailing disgraced journalist Michael Finkel (Jonah Hill) and his relationship with Christian Longo (James Franco) the accused killer who had taken on Finkel’s identity when apprehended. Co-starring Felicity Jones. Directed by Rupert Goold. Reviewed in this issue. Dipson Amherst, Eastern Hills, Regal Quaker, Regal Walden

UNFRIENDED—Found footage horror film about a teenager (Shelley Hennig) and her friends who become the prey of an unknown online killer seeking revenge for a shaming video that caused a classmate to kill herself one year prior. Co-starring Renee Olstead and Courtney Halverson. Directed by Levan Gabriadze. Flix, Maple Ridge, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden, Sunset Drive-In, Transit Drive-In


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. Directed by George Cukor. Lockport Palace Tue 1 & 7

THE NAKED GUN: FROM THE FILES OF POLICE SQUAD (1988)—Classic comedy parodying various cop movies and TV shows chronicling the various misadventures of bumbling police lieutenant Frank Drebin (Leslie Nielsen). Co-starring Priscilla Presley, George Kennedy, and OJ Simpson. Directed by David Zucker. The Screening Room Fri, Sat, Tue, and Thu 7:30

PITCH PERFECT (2012)—Musical comedy about a college freshman (Anna Kendrick ) who is recruited by her school’s all-girl singing group to take on their male rivals in campus competition. Co-starring Rebel Wilson and Brittany Snow. Directed by Jason Moore. North Park Sat and Sun 11:30am

WERCKMEISTER HARMONIES (2000)—Black and white art house epic detailing how a mysterious circus in post-war Europe arrives in a small Hungarian town and excites the inhabitants into rebellion when a promised act doesn’t perform. Starring Lars Rudolph. Directed by Bela Tarr. Presented as part of the Buffalo Film Seminars. Dipson Amherst Tue 7