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COCO AND IGOR—As in, Chanel and Stravinsky, whose affair is the subject of this Euro biopic. Starring Anna Mouglalis and Mads Mikkelsen. Directed by Jan Kounen (Dobermann). Reviewed this issue. Amherst

CYRUS—Mumblecore mavens Jay and Mark Duplass (The Puffy Chair) bring their low-key style to Hollywood for this drama about a middle-aged loser (John C. Reilly) trying to cope with the difficult son (Jonah Hill) of his new girlfriend. Co-starring Marisa Tomei and Catherine Keener. Reviewed this issue. Amherst, Eastern Hills

I AM LOVE—Lush Italian melodrama in the style of Lucino Visconti starring Tilda Swinton as the matriarch of a Milanese business family. With Flavio Parenti, Edoardo Gabbriellini, and Marisa Berenson. Directed by Luca Guadagnino. Reviewed this issue. North Park

INCEPTION—The new film from writer-director Christopher Nolan (The Dark Knight). Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Marion Cotillard, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ken Watanabe, Tom Hardy, and Ellen Page. Reviewed this issue. Amherst, Aurora Theatre, Flix, Maple Ridge, Market Arcade, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden Galleria, Sunset Drive-In, Transit Drive-In


THE GODFATHER (1972)—If you need me to tell you what it’s about, you probably wouldn’t be interested. Starring Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert Duvall, Sterling Hayden, Diane Keaton, John Cazale. Directed by Francis Ford Coppola. Fri-Thurs 3, 6:30 pm. HD Video Café, 5445 Transit Rd, Williamsville (688-4933 /

THE HOUSE OF STRANGERS (1949)—Engrossing melodrama starring Edward G Robinson as an Italian immigrant who builds a banking empire but alienates his family in the process. Co-starring Susan Hayward, Richard Conte, Efrem Zimbalist Jr. and Debra Paget. Directed By Joseph L. Mankiewicz (All About Eve). Fri, Tues 8pm. The Screening Room, Northtown Plaza in Century Mall, 3131 Sheridan Drive, Amherst (837-0376 /

THE SECRET OF KELLS (Ireland, 2009)—Oscar-nominated animated film set in medieval Ireland, where a boy living in a monastery tries to save a sacred book. With the voices of Brendan Gleeson, Liam Hourican, Mick Lally, Evan McGuire, and Christen Mooney. Directed by Tomm Moore and Nora Twomey. Fri-Thurs 10 am, 12, 2, 4, 6, 8 pm. HD Video Café, 5445 Transit Rd, Williamsville (688-4933 /

TOOTSIE (1982)—Struggling actor Dustin Hoffman becomes a better human being by putting on a dress and winning a part on a soap opera. With Teri Garr, Jessica Lange, Dabney Coleman, Charles Durning, Bill Murray, and Geena Davis. Directed by Sydney Pollack (The Way We Were). The film will be preceded by a performance on the theater’s Wurlitzer organ. Thurs July 8, 7pm. Riviera Theater, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda (692-2413)

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