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THE 33—Drama based on the real events of the 2010 Chiliean Mining accident in which a group of 33 miners were trapped for two months inside the San Jose copper and gold mine following its collapse. Starring Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro, and Juliette Binoche. Directed by Patricia Riggen. Flix, Maple Ridge, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden

LOVE THE COOPERS—Christmas-themed ensemble comedy about four generations of the Cooper family who come together for a chaotic Christmas Eve celebration. Starring John Goodman, Diane Keaton, Marisa Tomei, Olivia Wilde, and Alan Arkin. Directed by Jessie Nelson. Flix, Maple Ridge, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden

MY ALL-AMERICAN—Sports biopic about college football player Freddie Steinmark (Finn Wittrock) and the University of Texas at Austin coach (Aaron Eackhart) who helped him achieve greatness. Co-starring Sarah Bolger and Robin Tunney. Directed by Angelo Pizzo. Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden

SUFFRAGETTE—British historical drama about the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse against an increasingly brutal state in their quest for civil rights. Starring Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter, and Meryl Streep. Directed by Sarah Gavron. Dipson Amherst, Eastern Hills


BATMAN (1989)—Tim Burton brought the DC comics superhero to life with his distincty dark visual style, detailing Bruce Wayne/Batman’s (Michael Keaton) battle with archnemesis The Joker (Jack Nicholson) for the soul of Gotham city. North Park Sat & Sun 11:30am

CASINO ROYALE (2006)—The first Bond film to star Daniel Craig as 007 injected new life into the spy series and effectively brought the legendary franchise into the 21st century. Directed by Martin Campbell. North Park Fri & Sat 9:30

FUNERAL PARADE OF ROSES (1969)—Japanese art-house drama loosely based on Oedipus Rex, about a young transsexual trying to move up in the world of Tokyo’s gay night club scene. Reportedly a major influence on Stanley Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange. Directed by Toshio Matsumoto. Squeaky Wheel Wed 7

PARADISE IS THERE: NATALIE MERCHANT—Music documentary about the life and career of singer-songwriter Natalie Merchant, comprised of live performances, archival footage, and interviews. The Screening Room Tue 7:30 & Wed 5:30

PRETTY WOMAN (1990)—Romantic comedy about a wealthy businessman (Richard Gere) who hires a beautiful hooker (Julia Roberts) to be his escort for social functions and unexpectedly falls in love. Directed by George Marshall. Riviera Theater Thu 7:30

PSYCHO (1960)—Alfred Hitchcock’s groundbreaking masterpiece more or less invented the modern horror film, giving us an all-too-real portrait of evil in Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins) more terrifying than any movie monster to come before. The Screening Room Fri & Sat 7:30

PURPLE SKIES (2014)—Director Sridhar Rangayan’s documentary recounts the personal experiences of LGBT people victimized by the law, family, and society, as well as hopeful stories of youngsters who bravely came out of the closet. Squeaky Wheel Thu 7

SKYFALL (2012)—The third Bond film to star Daniel Craig as 007 took the series in a darker, even more menacing direction than the previously gritty Casino Royale, while still containing all the seductive charm and excitement one expects from the series. Directed by Sam Mendes. North Park Wed 9:30

THE TIME THAT REMAINS (2009)—Palestinien director Elia Sulemain’s semi-biographical drama gives an account of the creation of the Israel state from 1948 to the present. Presented as part of the Buffalo film seminars. Dipson Amherst Tue 7