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ATTACK ON TITAN: PART I—First part of the Japanese fantasy action film based on the manga series of the same name. Directed by Shinji Higuchi. Dipson Amherst, Eastern Hills, Flix

THE MARTIAN—The latest science fiction drama from director Ridley Scott (Alien, Blade Runner)about an astronaut (Matt Damon) who is stranded on Mars after a manned mission goes awry and must survive the planet’s harsh environments and contact NASA to send for help. Co-starring Jessica Chastain, Kristin Wiig, and Jeff Daniels. Aurora Theater, Flix, Maple Ridge, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden

SICARIO—Crime thriller about an idealistic FBI agent (Emily Blunt) who is enlisted by an elected government task force to aid in the escalating war against drugs cartels at the border area between the U.S. and Mexico. Co-starring Benicio Del Toro and Josh Brolin. Directed by Denis Villeneuve. Flix, Maple Ridge, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden

SLEEPING WITH OTHER PEOPLE—Romantic comedy about a womanizer (Jason Sudeikis) who reunites with his first lover (Alison Brie) twelve years after a one night stand and attempts to maintain a platonic friendship with her despite their mutual attraction. Co-starring Adam Scott and Amanda Peet. Directed by Leslye Headland. Reviewed in this issue. Dipson Amherst, Eastern Hills

STEVE JOBS: THE MAN IN THE MACHINE— Documentary exploring the personal and professional life of the late Apple CEO, Steve Jobs. Directed by Alex Gibney. The Screening Room Sat, Sun, Mon 7:30

STONEWALL—Historical drama loosely based on the events of the 1969 Stonewall Riots which concerns a gay teenager (Jeremy Irvine) who becomes part of the LGBT liberation movement following a violent clash with the NYPD. Co-starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Ron Perlman. Directed by Roland Emmerich. Dipson Amherst

THE WALK—Biographical drama from director Robert Zemeckis (Forrest Gump, Castaway) about high-wire artist Philippe Petit (Joseph Gordon Levitt) who famously walked between the World Trade Center buildings in 1974. Co-starring Ben Kingsley and Charlotte La Bon. Regal Transit


GREMLINS (1984)—Cult horror comedy about a small town that becomes overrun with destructive little monsters during the holiday season. Directed by Joe Dante. North Park Sat 11:30am

IVAN’S CHILDHOOD (1962)—Visionary Russian director Andrei Tarkovsky’s acclaimed debut feature concerns the harrowing experiences of an orphaned Soviet boy (Nikolai Burlyaev) during World War II. Presented as part of the Buffalo film seminars. Dipson Amherst Tue 7

LA DOLCE VITA (1960)—Federico Fellini’s Palm d’Or winning masterpiece follows a celebrity journalist (Marcello Mastroianni) over seven days and nights on his journey through “the sweet life” of Rome in a fruitless search for love and happiness. Co-starring Anita Ekberg. The Screening Room Tue 7:30

MUR MURS (1981)—French filmmaker Agnes Varda’s avant-garde documentary captures a multitude of murals which adorn the city walls of Los Angeles. Presented by the Cultivate Cinema Circle. Canisius College Science Hall Wed 8

THE REFUGEES OF SHANGRI LA (2013)—Documentary which follows the refugees from the Kingdom of Bhutan as they abandon their 20 year hopes of returning to a paradise lost and resettle in America. Directed by Doria Bramante and Markus Weinfurter. North Park Sun 11:30am

THE SOUND OF MUSIC (1965)—Oscar Winning musical based on Rodger and Hammerstein’s Broadway production about a young woman (Julie Andrews) who leaves an Austrian convent to become the governess to the seven children of a widowed naval officer (Christopher Plummer) whom she falls in love with. Directed by Robert Wise. The Screening Room Thu, Fri 7:30