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THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 2—Last installment in the blockbuster action/adventure series based on the popular trilogy of young adult novels, about a reluctant heroine (Jennifer Lawrence) who leads her oppressed people in rebellion. Directed by Francis Lawrence. Hamburg Theater, Lockport Theater, Maple Ridge, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden

THE LOOK OF SILENCE—Joshua Oppenheimer’s follow-up documentary to The Act of Killing follows a man who confronts the men who killed the brother he never knew during the 1960s Indonesian genocide. Presented by the Cultivate Cinema Circle. Reviewed in this Issue. North Park Tue 9:30

THE NIGHT BEFORE—Raunchy Christmas comedy starring Joseph Gordon Levitt, Seth Rogen, and Anthony Mackie as three best friends who celebrate one final drug fueled Christmas Eve in New York City before facing major life changes. Directed by Jonathan Levine. Flix, Maple Ridge, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden

SECRET IN THEIR EYES—Mystery thriller from director Billy Ray (Captain Phillips) about a tight nit team of rising investigators (Chiwetel Ejiofor and Julia Roberts) and their District Attorney supervisor (Nicole Kidman) who are torn apart when one of their teenage daughters is brutally murdered. Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden

SPOTLIGHT—Drama based on the true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered a massive scandal of child abuse and cover-up within the local Catholic church. Starring Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, and Rachel McAdams. Directed by Tom McCartney. Dipson Amherst


THE BLUES BROTHERS (1980)—John Landis’ classic musical comedy finds brothers Jake and Elwood (John Belushi and Dan Akroyd) fresh out of prison and reuniting their old band to save the Catholic home that they were raised in. North Park Fri 9:30 & Sat 2, 9:30

A FISH CALLED WANDA (1988)—British comedy caper starring John Cleese, Kevin Kline, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Michael Palin as four very different individuals who team up to commit armed robbery then try to double cross eachother for the loot. Directed by Charles Chrichton. North Park Sun 2 & Mon 2, 4:30, 9:30

HUSH... HUSH, SWEET CHARLOTTE (1964)—Robert Aldrich’s Hollywood-satirizing thriller about an aging, reclusive southern belle (Betty Davis) who, plagued by a dark family secret, descends into madness after the arrival of a lost relative (Olivia de Havilland). Screening Room Sat & Tue 7:30

THE IMAGINARIUM OF DOCTOR PARNASSIUS (2009)—Terry Gilliam’s twisted fantasy follows the leader of a traveling theater company (Christopher Plummer) as he gives audiences far more than they could ever imagine. Presented as part of the Buffalo Film Seminars. Dipson Amherst Tue 7

PLANES, TRAINS, AND AUTOMOBILES (1987)—John Hughes comedy about a mild-mannered control-freak (Steve Martin) who must struggle to make it home for Thanksgiving with an obnoxious shower curtain salesman (John Candy) as his only companion is pretty much everyone’s favorite Thanksgiving movie. North Park Sat and Sun 11:30am

WHEN HARRY MET SALLY (1989)—Rob Reiner’s classic romantic comedy scripted by Nora Ephron details the relationship between two very good friends (Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan) as they slowly fall for each other. North Park Fri 2; Sat 7:15

SCARFACE (1983)—Brian De Palma’s gangster epic follows Cuban refugee Tony Montana’s rise to power as a Miami Drug kingpin, reworking Howark Hawkes’ original gangland tale into his and screenwriter Oliver Stone’s portrait of greed and excess at the heart of the American Dream. It’s not about cocaine, it is cocaine. Riviera Theater Thu 7:30

TRADING PLACES (1983)—Comedy from John Landis about a snobbish investor (Dan Akroyd) and a wily con artist (Eddie Murphy) who find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires. North Park Fri 4:30, 7 and Sat 4:45

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