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CONVICTION—Hilary Swank as Betty Anne Waters, the Massachusetts woman who devoted her life to freeing her brother from prison after he was tried for murder. Co-starring Sam Rockwell, Minnie Driver, Melissa Leo, Juliette Lewis, and Peter Gallagher. Directed by Tony Goldwyn (A Walk on the Moon). Reviewed this issue. Amherst, Eastern Hills

SAW 3D—Sequel. AKA The Final Chapter, which is the same thing they called Friday the 13th Part IV. Starring Tobin Bell, Costas Mandylor, Betsy Russell, Sean Patrick Flanery, and Cary Elwes. Directed by Kevin Greutert (Saw VI). Maple Ridge, McKinley, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden


For information about Halloween film programs at the Angola Screening Room, HD Video Café, Hamburg Palace Theater, Riviera Theater and The Screening Room (Amherst), see the feature on page 23 of this issue.

GASLAND—Documentary about the Halliburton-developed drilling technology of “fracking,” which uses high-pressure water to release underground natural gas but which may cause enormous damage to the water table. The screening will be hosted by director Josh Fox and Senator Antoine Thompson. Free and open to the public. 7 pm Sat. Bulger Communication Center, Buffalo State College, 1300 Elmwood Ave.

LOUIS SULLIVAN: THE STRUGGLE FOR AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE—New documentary about the life and career of the American architect. Reviewed this issue. 7:15 pm Thurs Nov. 4. The Screening Room, Northtown Plaza in Century Mall, 3131 Sheridan Drive, Amherst (837-0376 /

THE PERFECT HOUSE—Premiere of a locally-filmed horror anthology about the previous occupants of a young couple’s dream home. 6 pm Thurs Oct. 28, 4 pm Fri. Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St, N. Tonawanda (692-2413 /