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EDDIE THE EAGLE—Comedic sports biopic about British skier Eddie “The Eagle” Edwards (Taron Egerton) who in 1988 became the first competitor to represent Great Britain in Olympic ski jumping. Co-starring Hugh Jackman and Christopher Walken. Directed by Dexter Fletcher. Flix, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden

GODS OF EGYPT—Fantasy action-adventure about a mortal hero who must defeat the God of Darkness to save Ancient Egypt. Starring a bunch of white people. Directed by Alex Proyas (AKA the guy who hasn’t made a good movie since Dark City) Flix, Maple Ridge, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden

OLMO AND THE SEAGULL—Documentary-drama about a stage actress (Olivia Corsini) who must balance preparing for a major role with complications of an unexpected pregnancy. Directed by Petra Costa and Lea Glob. Free screening presented by the Cultivate Cinema Circle at Canisius College Science Hall Tue 8

SON OF SAUL—Hungarian Holocaust drama about a Jewish worker (Geza Rohrig) at the Auschwitz concentration camp who tries to find a Rabbi to give a child a proper burial. Directed by Laszlo Nemes. Reviewed in this issue. Dipson Amherst

TRIPLE NINE—Crime-thriller about a gang of criminals and corrupt Atlanta cops who plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull of a major heist. Starring Casey Affleck, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Anthony Mackie. Directed by John Hillcoat. Flix, Regal Elmwood, Regal Niagara, Regal Quaker, Regal Transit, Regal Walden


AWAKE: THE LIFE OF YOGANANDA (2014)—Documentary about the life and teachings of the Hindu mystic. The Screening Room Mon 7

I’M SO EXCITED (2013)—Spanish comedy about a group of neurotic passengers aboard a malfunctioning airplane bound for Mexico. Directed by Pedro Almodovar. Squeaky Wheel Thu 7

THE KARATE KID (1984)—Coming-of-age sports drama about a bullied boy (Ralph Macchio) who taught karate and life lessons by his neighbor and martial arts expert (Pat Morita) Directed by John G. Avildsen. Eastern Hills Sat 10am

ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST (1968)—Sergio Leone’s epic western masterpiece about a mysterious gunslinger (Charles Bronson) who teams with a notorious desperado (Jason Robards) to protect a beautiful widow (Claudia Cardinale) from the ruthless assassin (Henry Fonda) employed by the corrupt railroad is generally considered one of the all time great genre films. Presented as part of the Buffalo Film Seminars. Dipson Amherst Tue 7

ONLY YESTERDAY (1991)—Japanese animated drama about a young Tokyo office worker who travels to the countryside while reminiscing about childhood. Directed by Isao Takahata. North Park Sat and Sun 11am

OSCAR SHORTS: ANIMATION- The Screening Room Fri 9:30

OSCAR SHORTS: LIVE ACTION—The Screening Room Sat 5

THE PRINCESS BRIDE (1987)—Rob Reiner’s classic storybook adventure-fantasy about a farmhand (Cary Elwes) who embarks on a quest to rescue his beloved (Robin Wright) and live happily ever after. The Screening Room Fri and Sat 7:30

STOOGEFEST—Special presentation of seven classic Three Stooges comedies. Riviera Theater Sat 7

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