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BLACK MASS—Crime drama starring Johnny Depp as the real-life gangster Whitey Bulger, prominent leader of organized crime in South Boston who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf. Co-starring Joel Egerton, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Dakota Johnston. Directed by Scott Cooper. Flix, Maple Ridge, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden

CAPTIVE—Thriller about a drug-addled single mother (Kate Mara) who is taken hostage in her apartment by an escaped convict (David Oyelowo) after he murdered the judge assigned to his case. So-starring Mimi Rogers and Michael Kenneth Williams. Directed by Jerry Jameson. Regal Quaker, Regal Transit

THE DINNER—Italian family drama loosely based on Herman Koch’s novel of the same name which took home the award for Best European film at last years Venice Film Festival. Directed by Ivano De Matteo. North Park

GRANDMA—Comedy-drama starring Lilly Tomlin in her first leading role in 27 years as a lesbian poet coping with the recent death of her long-time partner who embarks on a road trip with her 18-year old pregnant granddaughter (Julia Garner) as a means of coming to terms with their troubles. Co-starring Marcia Gay Harden and Judy Greer. Directed by Paul Weitz. Dipson Amherst, Eastern Hills, Regal Quaker

LEARNING TO DRIVE—Comedy about a recently divorced literary agent (Patricia Clarkson) who finds an unlikely friendship when she begins taking driving leassons from a Sikh driving instructor (Ben Kingsley) on the verge of an arranged marriage. Co-starring Grace Gummer and Jake Weber. Directed by Isabel Coixet. Dipson Amherst

MAZE RUNNER: THE SCORCH TRIALS—Second entry in the dystopian sci-fi/action film series based on author James Dasher’s young adult book trilogy of the same name. Directed by Wes Ball. Flix, Maple Ridge, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden


APARAJITO (1956)—Indian drama and the second part of renowned Indian director Satyajit Ray’s The Apu Trilogy, concerning the young Apu’s travels to study in Calcutta after his father’s death, leaving his mother to face a life alone. Presented by the Cultivate Cinema Circle. North Park Thu (9/24) 9:30

CLEO FROM 5 TO 7 (1962)—French director and feminist Agnes Varda’s new wave masterpiece details an evening in the life of a young French singer (Corinne Marchand) as she waits to hear the results of a medical test that could possibly confirm a cancer diagnosis. Presented by the Cultivate Cinema Circle. Canisius College Science Hall Wed 7:30

PEE WEE’S BIG ADVENTURE—Director Tim Burton made his feature debut with this family comedy about everyone’s favorite eccentric man-child (Paul Reubens) and his cross-country adventure to retrieve his stolen bike. North Park Sat and Sun 11:30am

SUNSET BOULEVARD (1950)—Writer/Director Billy Wilder’s classic film noir is the definitive dark satire of Hollywood, starring William Holden as a hack screenwriter who is drawn into the twisted fantasy world of faded silent movie star Norma Desmond (Gloria Swanson) who dreams of making a comeback with his help. Co-starring Erich Von Stroheim and Nancy Olson. Screening Room Thu, Sat, and Tue 7:30

UNITY (2015)—Documentary from director Shaun Monson (Earthlings) narrated by over one hundred different artists and humanitarians exploring mankind’s inability to co-exist peacefully with each other despite numerous advances in science and technology. Screening Room Wed 7:30

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