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ALL GOOD THINGS—Loosely fictionalized story based on Bobby Durst, scion of a Manhattan real estate dynasty who was accused of murdering his wife in 1982. Starring Ryan Gosling, Kirsten Dunst, Frank Langella, Lily Rabe, Philip Baker Hall, Diane Venora, and Kristen Wiig, Directed by Andrew Jarecki (Capturing the Friedmans). Reviewed this issue. North Park
GULLIVER’S TRAVELS—Updated version fo the Jonathan Swift story starring Jack Black as a travel writer stranded on an island populated by tiny people. Co-starring Jason Segel, Emily Blunt, Amanda Peet and Billy Connolly. Directed by Rob Letterman (Monsters vs. Aliens). Flix, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden
THE KING’S SPEECH—Oscar contender starring Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush as King George VI and the therapist who hopes to cure his debilitating speech impediment. With Helena Bonham Carter, Derek Jacobi, Michael Gambon, Timothy Spall and Guy Pearce. Directed by Tom Hooper (John Adams). Reviewed this issue. Amherst, Eastern Hills
LITTLE FOCKERS—Sequel. Starring Ben Stiller, Robert De Niro, Owen Wilson, Dustin Hoffman, Barbra Streisand, Blythe Danner, Teri Polo, Jessica Alba, Laura Dern, and Harvey Keitel, Directed by Paul Weitz (American Pie). Reviewed this issue. Aurora, Flix, Maple Ridge, Market Arcade, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara Falls, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden
HOCKEY COURAGE—Premiere of a new documentary about Mason Newbold and Adam Page, two local teens with spinal bifida who play sled hockey on the US National Junior Sled Team. 4, 6, 8 pm (Friday 4 pm only). Market Arcade Film and Arts Center, 639 Main St. (855-3022).
IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE (1946)—Jimmy Stewart gets to see what life for his friends and community would have been like had he never lived in Frank Capra’s holiday classic. Co-starring Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell, Henry Travers, Beulah Bondi, Frank Faylen, Ward Bond, Gloria Grahame, H.B. Warner, Frank Albertson, Sheldon Leonard, and Charles Lane; 3 pm Fri, 3, 7 pm Mon-Thurs. HD Video Café, 5445 Transit Rd, Williamsville (688-4933) www.hdvideocafe.com.
THE LITTLE PRINCESS (1939)—Shirley Temple in one of her most popular vehicles, adapted from the Frances Hodgson Burnett book. Co-starring Richard Greene, Anita Louise, Ian Hunter, Cesar Romero, and Arthur Treacher. The program includes an episode of the Commando Cody serial Radar Men From the Moon and assorted short subjects. 7 pm Tues, 1 pm Weds. Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Avenue (683-1776) www.lancopera.org.
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