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AWAKE: THE LIFE OF YOGANANDA—Documentary about the East Indian mystic who brought yoga, meditation, and his unique Eastern Hindu spirituality to the West in the 1920s. Directed by Paola di Florio and Lisa Leeman. The Screening Room Mon 7

BROOKLYN—Romantic drama scripted by Nick Hornby about an Irish immigrant (Saoirse Ronan) in 1950s New York who falls for a tough Italian plumber (Emory Cohen) but faces temptation from another man (Domhnall Gleeson) when she returns to her homeland for a visit. Directed by John Crowley. Eastern Hills

CREED—Sports drama about Adonis Johnson (Michael B. Jordan), the son of the late boxing champion Apollo Creed, who recruits former World Champ and his father’s old friend Rocky Balboa (Sylvestor Stallone) as his mentor to train him on his path to boxing glory. Directed by Ryan Coogler. Flix, Maple Ridge, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden

EXPERIMENTER—Historical drama focusing on social psychologist Stanley Milgram (Peter Sarsgaard) as he conducts controversial experiments designed to measure conformity, conscience, and free will. Directed by Michael Almereyda. The Screening Room Sat, Sun, Wed, Thu 7:30

THE GOOD DINOSAUR—Pixar’s animated family adventure takes place in an alternate world where humans and dinosaurs co-exist, and a lost Apatosaurus named Arlo forms an unlikely friendship with a human caveboy. Directed by Peter Sohn. Flix, Maple Ridge, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden

ROOM—Canadian drama-thriller about a woman (Brie Larson) and her 5-year old son who finally gain their freedom after being held captive in an enclosed space for years, allowing the boy to experience the outside world for the first time. Co-starring William H. Macy and Joan Allen. Directed by Lenny Abrahamson. Eastern Hills

TRUMBO—Biographical drama focusing on acclaimed Hollywood screenwriter Dalton Trumbo (Bryan Cranston) who was blacklisted along with other artists and entertainers, facing persecution for their political beliefs in the 1950s. Co-starring Diane Lane, John Goodman, and Louis C.K. Directed by Jay Roach. Dipson Amherst, Eastern Hills, Regal Quaker

VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN—Science fiction horror film inspired by Mary Shelley’s classic novel about the troubled young medical assistant Igor (Danielle Radcliffe) and his relationship with the promising doctor Viktor Von Frankenstein (James McAvoy) which gives way to the dark origins of Frankenstein’s monster. Directed by Paul McGuigan. Flix, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden


ELF (2003)—Jon Favreau’s family comedy about an orphaned man raised by Santa and his elves as one of their own at the North Pole, and travels to New York City to reconnect with his biological father, a career-driven executive (James Caan). Aurora Theater Sat 11am

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 Fri 7:30

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE (1946)—Frank Capra’s beloved holiday classic details one life-changing Christmas Eve in the soul of George Bailey (James Stewart) a compassionate but despairing family man whose visit from an angel reminds him what truly matters in life. North Park Sat & Sun 11:30am, Riviera Theater Fri 12

THE TURIN HORSE (2012)—Visionary Hungarian auteur Bela Tarr’s final film fittingly details the beginning of the end of times for a poor farmer and his daughter, signaled by a monumental windstorm and their abused horse’s refusal to work or eat. Presented as part of the Buffalo Film Seminars. Dipson Amherst Tue 7

THE POLAR EXPRESS (2004)—Robert Zemeckis’ animated family film based on Chris Van Alsburg’s children’s book about a young boy who embarks on a Christmas adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express. Hamburg Theater Sat 11am

STAR TREK NEW VOYAGES: MIND SIFTER (2014)—An independently financed Star Trek fan film. The Screening Room Sat 9:45

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