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Opening This Week:
BUFFALO BUSHIDO—Locally made drama starring director Peter McGennis as a psychologically scarred soul who returns to Buffalo to confront childhood traumas. Co-starring Leila Arcieri, Jesse L. Martin, Bruce Glover, John Savage, Lezley Zen, and Jimmy ‘Superfly’ Snuka. Reviewed this issue. Market Arcade.
CITY ISLAND—Comedy starring Andy Garcia as a Manhattan corrections officer who upsets his borough family with his ambition to become an actor. Co-starring Julianna Margulies, Steven Strait, Emily Mortimer, Marshall Efron and Alan Arkin. Directed by Raymond De Felitta (The Thing About My Folks). Reviewed this issue. North Park
THE ECLIPSE—Irish drama starring Ciarán Hinds as a widower haunted by ghostly sightings just as he meets a novelist who specializes in ghost stories. With Iben Hjejle and Aidan Quinn. Directed by Conor McPherson (The Actors). Reviewed this issue. Amherst
FURRY VENGEANCE—Live action/animation comedy starring Brendan Fraser as a real estate developer targeted by the woodland creatures whose forest he plans to raze. With Ricky Garcia, Patrice O’Neal, Jim Norton and Brooke Shields. Directed by Roger Kumble (College Road Trip). Flix, Maple Ridge, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria
A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET—Remake. Oh, wait, we’re supposed to call them “reboots” now. That makes all the difference. Starring Jackie Earle Haley, Kyle Gallner, and Rooney Mara. Directed by Samuel Bayer (Max). Flix, Maple Ridge, Market Arcade, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria, Sunset Drive-In, Transit Drive-In
VINCERE—Veteran Italian filmmaker Marco Bellocchio (China Is Near) directed this drama based on the life of Benito Mussolini’s illegitimate son. Starring Giovanna Mezzogiorno and Filippo Timi. Reviewed this issue. Amherst
MARJOE (1972)—Oscar winning documentary about Marjoe Gortner, a child evangelist since the age of four, who spills the beans on his racket while on his farewell tour. Mon. 8pm. Sugar City Arts Collaborative, 19 Wadsworth St.
PSYCHO (1960)—Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles and Martin Balsam in the Alfred Hitchcock thriller that ranks pretty high on the list of movies that you don’t need me to tell you anything about. Fri, Sat 8 pm. The Screening Room, Northtown Plaza in Century Mall, 3131 Sheridan Drive, Amherst (837-0376) www.screeningroom.net
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