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FIFTY SHADES OF GREY—Erotic romance based on E. L. James’ bestselling novel depicting the sadomasochistic relationship between a college graduate (Dakota Johnson) and the young business magnate Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan). Readers of who enjoyed the kinky romance of the book will likely be pleased with this adaptation, though despite the hype and R-rating early word suggests only the biggest prudes are likely to be offended by the steamy-yet-tasteful sex scenes. Co-starring Eloise Mumford, Luke Grimes, and Rita Ora. Directed by Sam-Taylor Johnson. Dipson Amherst, Flix, Maple Ridge, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker Crossing, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria

KINGSMEN: THE SECRET SERVICE—Action-comedy based on the popular comic book series about a veteran secret agent (Colin Firth) who takes as his protégé a young spy (Taron Egerton) and leads him into the world of espionage. Early buzz suggest it’s a fun, stylish, and over-the-top comic book movie in the vein of its director’s previous hits, Kick-Ass and X-Men: First Class. Co-starring Samuel L. Jackson, Mark Strong, and Michael Caine. Directed by Matthew Vaughn Flix, Maple Ridge, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker Crossing, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria

HUMAN CAPITAL—Italian drama depicting how the destinies of two families are irrevocably tied together after a cyclist is hit off the road by a jeep in the night before Christmas Eve. Received very warmly at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival and selected as Italy’s entry for the Best Foreign Language film at the Oscars. Starring Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Valeria Bruni Tedeshi, and Luigi Lo Cascio. Directed by Paolo Virzi. North Park

STILL ALICE—Drama starring Julianne Moore as a happily married and renowned linguistics professor whose life and that of her family’s is thrown into turmoil following her devastating diagnosis with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Heartfelt and honest, it features another brave and gripping performance from Moore, one of the screen best actresses of her generation. Co-starring Alec Baldwin, Kristen Stewart, and Kate Bosworth. Directed by Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland. Dipson Amherst

TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT—Belgian drama about a young mother (Marion Cotillard in an Oscar nominated performance) who over the course of a weekend must convince her co-workers who’ve opted for a significant pay bonus in exchange for her dismissal to give up said raises so that she can keep her job. The film was featured on many critics lists of the best films of 2014 and can ranked as another triumph from the highly acclaimed Belgian filmmakers the Dardenne Brothers, whose previous achievements include the similar small-scale urban dramas The Son, L’Enfant, and The Kid With the Bike. Co-starring Fabrizio Rongione and Catherine Salee. Directed by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne.


BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S (1961)—Classic romantic comedy based on Truman Capote’s novella starring Audrey Hepburn in the iconic role of Holly Golightly, a naïve, eccentric café society girl living in New York City. Co-starring George Peppard, Patricia Neal, and Buddy Ebsen. Directed by Blake Edwards. The Screening Room Fri Sun and Tue 7:30

HENRY’S FUTURE (2011)—Locally produced romantic-comedy about a lonely man who visits a psychic to help him find his soul mate. Directed by DonnaMarie Vaughan. The Screening Room Thu 7:30; Angola Screening Room Sat 3 7


LA ANTENNA (2007)—Silent black and white Argentine fantasy film heavily influenced by German Expressionism about a family’s attempts to get their city’s voice back after it is stolen by the villainous Mr. TV. Directed by Esteban Sepir. Squeaky Wheel Wed 7

MARDI GRAS (1958)—Musical comedy about a military school cadet (Pat Boone) who wins a date and falls in love with a French movie goddess and Queen of the Margi Gras parade (Christine Carere). Directed by Edmund Goulding. Riviera Theater, Sun 3

THE MUSIC MAN (1962)—Musical inspired by the hit Broadway production starring Robert Preston and Shirley Jones. Directed by Morton DaCosta. Lockport Palace Theater, Tue 1 and 7

ODD MAN OUT (1947)—British film noir about a wounded Irish nationalist (James Mason) who must evade police following a failed robbery in Belfast. Co-starring Robert Newton and Cyril Cusack. Directed by Carol Reed. Presented as part of the Buffalo Film Seminars. Dipson Amherst, Tue 7

SAY ANYTHING (1989)—Romantic comedy-drama following the relationship between average student Lloyd Dobler (John Cusack) and class Valedictorian Diane Court (Ione Skye) following their graduation from High School. Co-starring John Mahoney and Lili Taylor. Directed by Cameron Crowe. North Park Sat and Sun 11:30