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ALL ABOUT STEVE — Sandra Bullock as a nutcase who stalks a TV cameraman (Bradley Cooper). With Thomas Haden Church, Ken Jeong, and Howard Hesseman. Directed by Phil Traill. Flix, Maple Ridge, Regal Elmwood, Regal Hollywood, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria

COLD SOULS — Paul Giamatti stars as an actor named Paul Giamatti who puts his soul in storage when it gets in the way of a stage performance, only to have to track it down to Russia when it is sold. Co-starring Dina Korzun, Emily Watson, David Strathairn and Lauren Ambrose. Directed by Sophie Barthes. Reviewed this issue. Eastern Hills

EXTRACT — A new comedy from Mike Judge (Office Space, Beavis and Butt-head) starring Jason Bateman as the owner of a small factory whose business starts to fall apart in every conceivable direction. With Mila Kunis, Ben Affleck, Kristen Wiig, J.K. Simmons and Gene Simmons. Reviewed this issue. Amherst, Flix, McKinley, Regal Elmwood, Regal Hollywood, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria

GAMER — In the future, prisoners serve as live avatars for the ultimate computer game. Starring Gerard Butler, Michael C. Hall, Kyra Sedgwick, Terry Crews and Ludacris. Directed by Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor (Crank). Flix, Maple Ridge, McKinley, Regal Elmwood, Regal Hollywood, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria, Transit Drive-In, Market Arcade


HIGH SIERRA (1941) — The film that made Humphrey Bogart a star after a decade of supporting roles casts him as ‘Mad-Dog’ Earle, an escaped killer whose soft spot becomes his undoing. With Ida Lupino, Alan Curtis and Joan Leslie. Written by John Huston and directed by Raoul Walsh (White Heat). Part of the Buffalo Film Seminar. Tues 7pm. Market Arcade Film and Arts Centre, 639 Main Street (855-3022)

LAUREL AND HARDY FESTIVAL — The still-beloved comedians in “Sons of the Desert, “The Music Box” and two other shorts. Sun. 7pm. Hamburg Palace Theater, 31 Buffalo Street, Hamburg (649-2295)

SITA SINGS THE BLUES — A substantial cult already exists for this 2D animated film, restricted from sale by copyright laws, in which an American woman retells a 3,000 year old Sanskrit epic about a woman rejected by a worthless husband as a jazz musical that is continually reinventing itself. Fri-Sat 8pm, Weds 5:30 pm. The Screening Room, 3131 Sheridan Drive in the Northtown Plaza (837-0376)

STOOGEFEST — An evening of eye-poking, cranium-bashing, and ribcage-kicking from Curly, Larry and Moe. What’s not to love? Sat. 7:30 pm. Riviera Theater, 67 Webster St, North Tonawanda (692-2413)