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THE ASSASSIN—Acclaimed Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-Hsien’s first Wuxia film tells the story of an exiled assassin (Shu Qi) who must choose between love or duty when she receives orders to kill a man (Chang Chen) from her past in ninth-century China. Eastern Hills

BREATHE—French writer/director Melanie Laurent’s coming-of-age drama concerns a suburban teenager who becomes fast friends with a rebellious new girl at school and the complicated relationship that develops between the two. North Park

GOODNIGHT MOMMY—Austrian horror film about twin boys who grow suspicious of their mother’s identity after she returns to their home following facial reconstructive surgery. Directed by Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala. Eastern Hills, North Park

JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS—Musical fantasy based on the 1980s animated TV series and toy line about a group of aspiring female musicians on their quest to superstardom. Directed by Jon M. Chu. Flix, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden

THE LAST WITCHHUNTER—Supernatural action film about an immortal witch-hunter (Vin Diesel) who teams with a beautiful witch (Rose Leslie) to stop the covens of New York City from unleashing a plague which would wipe out humanity. Co-starring Elijah Wood and Michael Caine. Directed by Breck Eisner. Flix, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden

PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE GHOST DIMENSION—Sixth and (alleged) final installment in the popular found footage horror film franchise, which details supernatural forces captured on video camera. Maple Ridge

ROCK THE KASBAH—Director Barry Levinson’s comedy concerns a has-been rock manager (Bill Murray) who discovers a young Afghan singer while stranded on tour in Kapul and agrees to manage her through the country’s version of American Idol. Co-starring Bruce Willis, Zooey Deschanel, and Kate Hudson. Flix, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara, Regal Transit, Regal Walden

STEVE JOBS—Director Danny Boyle and screenwriter Aaron Sorkin’s biopic about the Apple co-founder (Michael Fassbender) at three high-profile product launches and the backstage drama involving his personal and professional life. Co-starring Seth Rogen, Kate Winslet, and Jeff Daniels. Reviewed this issue. Flix, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden


APUR SANSAR (1959)—Indian director Satyajit Ray’s final installment in his acclaimed Apu Trilogy follows Apu as a young adult struggling to escape poverty by pursuing his aspirations as a writer. Presented by the Cultivate Cinema Circle. North Park Thu 930

GABRIELLE (2013)—Canadian drama about a young woman with Williams syndrome who possesses amazing musical talents but struggles continually to gain her independence. Screening Room Sun 6

THE MISSION (1986)—Rolland Joffe’s Oscar-winning historical epic about an 18th century Jesuit priest (Jeremy Irons) who teams with a reformed slave trader (Robert DeNiro) to protect a remote South American Indian tribe in danger of falling under the rule of pro-slavery Portugal. Presented by the Buffalo Film Seminars. Dipson Amherst Tue 7

THE SCORPIONS: FOREVER AND A DAY (2015)—Rock Documentary detailing what would have been the farewell tour of German metal band The Scorpions before their 50th anniversary. Screening Room Wed 8

THE SHINING (1980)—Stanley Kubrick’s horror masterpiece reworks Stephen King’s pulpy best-seller about struggling writer and family man Jack Torrance’s (Jack Nicholson) descent into madness and murder while serving as winter caretaker of the isolated Overlook Hotel into the director’s ruminative-turned-chaotic portrait of domestic crisis. Also the best movie ever made about writer’s block. Riviera Theater Thu 7:30


ALICE, SWEET ALICE (1976)—Sat 9:30

HALLOWEEN (1978)—Sun & Tue 7:30


YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN (1974) Fri & Sat 7:30