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THE GREEN INFERNO—The latest horror film from director Eli Roth (Hostel) draws on his affinity for low-budget, late 70s cult gorefests such as Cannibal Holocaust to tell the gruesome story of a group of idealistic student activists who become the victims of a vanishing native tribe when their plane crashes in the Amazon. Regal Elmwood, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden
HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 2—Animated family comedy sequel about the lovable Dracula (voiced by screenwriter Adam Sandler)and the efforts of his friends and family to bring out the monster in his half-human, half-vampire grandson in order to keep their hotel. Featuring the voice talents of Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kevin James, Steve Buscemi, and a lot more celebrities who are friends with Sandler. Directed by Genndy Tartakovsky. Flix, Hamburg Palace, Maple Ridge, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden.
THE INTERN—Comedy about a retired widower (Robert Deniro) who becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site founded and run by a much younger woman (Anne Hathaway). Written and Directed by Nancy Meyers. Flix, Maple Ridge, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden.
PAWN SACRAFICE—Historical drama about American chess legend Bobby Fischer (Tobey Maguire) and Soviet Grandmaster Boris Spassky’s (Live Schreiber) intense battle of wills and strategy which enthralled the world during the 1972 World Chess Championship. Co-starring Peter Sarsgaard, Lily Rabe, and Michael Stuhlbarg. Directed by Edward Zwick. Eastern Hills, North Park, Regal Quaker
THE 46ERS (2015)—Documentary about the Adirondack high peaks and the men and women who hike the trail. Directed by Blake Cortright who will be present for a Q and A. North Park Sat 11:30a
LE BEAU SERGE (1958)—French director Claude Chabrol’s debut feature about a disillusioned young man (Jean-Claude Brialy) who returns to his home town after a long absence has often been cited as the first product of the “French New Wave” film movement. Presented as part of the Buffalo Film Seminars. Dipson Amherst, Tue 7
THE STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT (2015)—Historical drama about the real-life, controversial psychological experiment conducted by a Stanford Professor (Billy Crudup) in which college students pretended to be either prisoners or guards quickly got out of hand. Directed by Kyle Patrick Alaverez. The Screening Room Fri 7:30, Sat 5, Tue, Wed 7:30
SUNSET BLVD. (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. The Screening Room Thu, Fri 7:30
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