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ANGELS & DEMONS—Tom Hanks returns as Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon, investigating a sinister plot in the Vatican in this adaptation of the Dan Brown novel. Co-starring Ewan McGregor, Ayelet Zurer, Stellan Skarsgård, and Armin Mueller-Stahl. Directed by Ron Howard (The Da Vinci Code). Reviewed this issue. Flix, Maple Ridge, Market Arcade, Regal Elmwood, Regal Hollywood, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria, Sunset Drive-In, Transit Drive-In

HUNGER—British artist Steve McQueen (no relation to the actor) makes his debut as a filmmaker with this reenactment of the last six weeks in the life of Bobby Sands, member of the Irish Republican Army who died during a prison hunger strike. Starring Michael Fassbender and Stuart Graham. Read the review at Eastern Hills

SUGAR—Independent drama about a Dominican baseball player struggling to adjust when he is recruited to play on a minor league team in the US. Starring Algenis Perez Soto, Rayniel Rufino, and Andre Holland. Directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck (Half Nelson). Reviewed this issue. Amherst

Et Cetera:

DUPLICITY—Clive Owen and Julia Roberts as corporate spies who decide to team up against their bosses. With Tom Wilkinson and Paul Giamatti. Directed by Tony Gilroy (Michael Clayton). Sat 8pm; Tue 7:30pm. Fredonia Opera House, 9 Church St. Fredonia (716-679-0891)

NORTH BY NORTHWEST (1959)—Alfred Hitchcock’s thriller starring Cary Grant as an innocent man on the run from he’s not sure who. Eva Marie Sainte is on hand to help, with James Mason and Martin Landau hovering about. Mount Rushmore, crop duster, fireworks—you know all this already. Sat midnight, Sun 4 pm Hamburg Palace Theatre, 31 Buffalo St, Hamburg (649-2295)

REPO! THE GENETIC OPERA—Musical set in a future where a plague of organ failures has led to a black market in expensive organ transplants that are repossessed if you miss a payment. Starring Alexa Vega, Paul Sorvino, Anthony Head, Sarah Brightman, and Paris Hilton. Directed by Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw IV). Fri midnight. Hamburg Palace Theatre, 31 Buffalo St, Hamburg (649-2295)