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45 YEARS—Andrew Haigh’s British domestic drama that concerns an elderly married couple (Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay) whose relationship is tested by revelations from the past a week before their 45th anniversary. Reviewed in this issue. Dipson Amherst, Eastern Hills

DEADPOOL—Superhero film based on Marvel comics anti-hero (Ryan Reynolds) of X-Men fame. Directed by Tim Miller. Flix, Maple Ridge, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden

HOW TO BE SINGLE—Comedy about a group of single girlfriends (Dakota Johnson, Rebel Wilson, Alison Brie, and Leslie Mann) living in New York City. Directed by Christian Ditter. Flix, Maple Ridge, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden

THE LADY IN THE VAN—British comedy-drama about a London playwright (Alex Jennings) who develops an unlikely friendship with a homeless woman (Maggie Smith) who lives in his driveway. Directed by Nicholas Hytner. Eastern Hills, North Park

WHERE TO INVADE NEXT—Michael Moore’s satirical political documentary finds the liberal filmmaker traveling to various nations and playfully “invading” them to see what they can offer the United States. Dipson Amherst, Regal Quaker, Rega; Transit

ZOOLANDER 2—Ben Stiller’s comedy sequel which finds male model Derek Zoolander (Stiller) and Hansel (Owen Wilson) returning to stop a conspiracy to kill the world’s most beautiful people. Flix, Maple Ridge, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden


ABE LINCOLN IN ILLINOIS (1940)—John Cromwell’s biographical drama about the life of Abraham Lincoln (Raymond Massey). Presented by the Cultivate Cinema Circle. North Park Sun 11:30am

THE BETTER ANGELS (2014)—Historical drama focusing on Abraham Lincoln’s childhood in the harsh wilderness of Indiana. Directed by A.J. Edwards. North Park Sat 11:30am

BLEAK STREET—Quirky Mexican crime drama about two prostitues who drug and rob dwarf hookers to make ends meet Directed by Arturo Ripstein. Squeaky Wheel Wed 7

CASABLANCA (1942)—Michael Curtiz’s beloved romantic drama concerning the doomed love affair between cynical American expatriate Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart) and his old flame Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) in the Moroccan city during the early days of WWII. The Screening Room Fri, Sat, and Tue 7:30; Sun 5 7:30

FINDING NEMO (2003)—Pixar animation. Riviera Theater Tue 11am

THE JUNGLE BOOK (1967)—Disney animation. Riviera Theater Wed 11am

ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE (2013)—Jim Jarmusch’s romantic drama concerns two sophisticated vampire lovers (Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston) as they contemplate their centuries-old relationship and ultimate place in society. Roycroft Film Society, Parkdale School Auditorium, 141 Girard Ave. East Aurora Sun 4

PATHER PANCHALI (1955)—Indian master Satyajit Ray’s first installment in his highly acclaimed Apu Trilogy. Presented as part of the Buffalo Film Seminars. Dipson Amherst Tue 7

SLEEPING BEAUTY (1959)—Disney animation. Riviera Theater Thu 11am

WILLY WONKA & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY (1971)—Mel Stuart’s cult musical comedy based on Roald Dahl’s classic children’s book starring Gene Wilder. Riviera Theater Sun 2

YOSEMITE (2015)—Independent drama about a young boy (Everett Meckler) and his two friends who embark on a quest to find a lonely mountain lion that’s running loose in their community. Directed by Gabrielle Demeestere. The Screening Room Fri and Sat 7:30

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