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HERE AND THERE—Low-key comedy about a depressed Manhattan musician hired to go to Serbia and marry a woman in order to bring her to the United States. Starring David Thornton, Mirjana Karanovic, Branislav Trifunovic, and Cyndi Lauper. Directed by Darko Lungulov. Reviewed this issue. HD Video Café, Screening Room

MACGRUBER—SNL spin-off starring Will Forte, Val Kilmer, Kristen Wiig, Ryan Phillippe, Maya Rudolph, Powers Boothe. Directed by Jorma Taccone. Flix, Maple Ridge, Market Arcade, Regal Niagara, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden

THE SECRET IN THEIR EYES—In this winner of the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, a retired magistrate in Buenos Ares is compelled to investigate an unsolved murder from 25 years ago. Starring Ricardo Darín, Soledad Villamil, Guillermo Francella, Pablo Rago, and Javier Godino. Directed by Juan Jose Campanella (Son of the Bride). Reviewed this issue. Amherst

SHREK FOREVER AFTER—Sequel. Featuring the voices of Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Antonio Banderas, and a lot of B-list celebrities you won’t recognize when you hear anyway, so what’s the point of listing them? Directed by Mike Mitchell (Surviving Christmas). Angola, Aurora, Flix, Maple Ridge, Market Arcade, Regal Niagara, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden, Sunset Drive-In, Transit Drive-In

THE SQUARE—Noir thriller from Australia about a housing manager whose life starts to head downhill when his mistress suggests they steal a big pile of money from her husband. Starring David Roberts, Claire van der Boom, Joel Edgerton, and Anthony Hayes. Directed by Nash Edgerton. Reviewed this issue. Eastern Hills


FOUND FOOTAGE FEST—Program of bizarre footage taken from obscure videocassettes of the 1980s and 90s as scavenged from garage sales and flea markets by presenters Nick Prueher and Joe Pickett. Sat 8pm. Squeaky Wheel, 712 Main St (884-7172 / Read more in this week's Film Feature.

THE GHOST WRITER—Roman Polanski directed this thriller starring Ewan McGregor as a ghost writer hired to work on the memoirs of a former British prime minister (Pierce Brosnan) who has been accused of illegal rendition. Co-starring Kim Cattrall, Olivia Williams, Tom Wilkinson, Timothy Hutton, Eli Wallach and James Belushi. Sat 8pm; Tue 7:30pm. Fredonia Opera House, 9 Church St. Fredonia (716-679-0891 /