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Film Previews Full film reviews available at rochestercitynewspaper.com. [ OPENING ] THE AGE OF ADALINE (PG-13): Blake Lively stars as a young woman, born at the turn of 20th century, who ceases to age following a mysterious accident. With Harrison Ford, Michiel Huisman, and Ellen Burstyn. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Vintage Drive-In, Webster EX MACHINA (R): A young programmer is selected to participate in a breakthrough experiment by evaluating the human qualities of a highly advanced female A.I. Starring Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson, and Alicia Vikander. Henrietta, Little, Pittsford, Tinseltown LITTLE BOY (PG-13): A little boy is willing to do whatever it takes to bring his dad home from World War II alive. Starring Emily Watson, Kevin James, Michael Rappaport, and Ben Chaplin. Henrietta, Webster NORTE, THE END OF HISTORY (2013): A man is wrongly jailed for murder while the real killer roams free, in this highly acclaimed drama from the Philippines. Dryden (Sun, Apr 26, 2 p.m.) RECORDS COLLECTING DUST (NR): This film documents the vinyl record collections, origins, and holy grails of a host of alternative music icons. Memorial Art Gallery (Thu, Apr 23, 7 p.m.) RINGU (1998): If you read this film clip, you will die in seven days. Little (Fri, Apr 24, 10 p.m.) ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: The world’s oldest continuously run short film festival. Dryden (Thu, Apr 23 Sat, Apr 25) THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW (1975): Let’s do the Time Warp again! Cinema (Sat, Apr 25, 11:30 p.m.) SUCKER PUNCH (2011): In this action-adventure from director Zack Snyder, young girl is institutionalized by her abusive stepfather, and retreats to an alternative reality as a coping strategy. Dryden (Tue, Apr 28, 8 p.m.) TEAM AMERICA: WORLD POLICE (2004): America! F*** yeah! Dryden (Wed, Apr 22, 8 p.m.) [ CONTINUING ] AMERICAN SNIPER (R): Clint Eastwood the true story of Chris Kyle, the most lethal sniper in American history. Starring Bradley Cooper. Vintage Drive-In BIG HERO 6 (PG): In this animated adventure film, a young prodigy invents an inflatable robot and teams up with a group of friends to form a band of hightech heroes. Movies 10 CHILD 44 (R): A disgraced member of the military police investigates a series of child murders during the Stalin-era Soviet Union. Starring Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman, and Noomi Rapace. Henrietta, Little, Pittsford CINDERELLA (PG): The classic fairy tale gets a lavish adaptation from director Kenneth Branagh. Starring Lily James, Cate 30 CITY APRIL 22-28, 2015

Blanchett, Richard Madden, and Helena Bonham Carter. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Greece, Henrietta, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Webster DANNY COLLINS (R): Al Pacino stars as an aging rock star who decides to change his hardliving ways when he discovers an undelivered 40-year old letter written to him by John Lennon. Annette Bening, Bobby Cannavale, Jennifer Garner, and Christopher Plummer. Little, Pittsford FOCUS (R): A veteran grifter takes a young, attractive woman under his wing, but things get complicated when they become romantically involved. Starring Will Smith and Margot Robbie. Culver FURIOUS 7 (PG-13): Do you really need a plot synopsis for this? Is there even a plot? Cars drive fast (and furious), things go boom. With Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, and Jason Statham. Brockport, Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, IMAX, Tinseltown, Vintage Drive-In, Webster GET HARD (R): Will Ferrell stars as a millionaire bank managers convicted of fraud, who hired the man who washes his car (Kevin Hart) to toughen him up in his final days of freedom. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Greece, Henrietta, Tinseltown, Webster THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES (PG-13): The epic third (and final) installment of the adventures of Bilbo Baggins. Movies 10 HOME (PG): In this animated adventure film, an alien on the run from his home plane lands on Earth and befriends an resourceful young girl. With the voices of Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin, and Jennifer Lopez. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Tinseltown, Vintage Drive-In, Webster INSURGENT (PG-13): In the second installment of the “Divergent” series, heroic Tris and Four find themselves fugitives on the run from the malevolent leaders of their futuristic society. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Tinseltown, Webster INTERSTELLAR (PG-13): Christopher Nolan directs this sci-fi epic, about a group of explorers sent to space to save humanity from an Earth deprived of resources. Starring Matthew Mcconaughey, Anne Hathaway, and Jessica Chastain. Movies 10 IT FOLLOWS (R): After a seemingly innocent sexual encounter, a young girl finds herself plagued by strange visions and the inescapable sense that someone, or something, is following her. Culver, Vintage Drive-In KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE (R): A top secret spy organization recruits an unrefined street kid into the agency’s competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius. Starring Colin

Firth, Samuel L. Jackson, and Michael Caine. Culver, Henrietta, Tinseltown THE LONGEST RIDE (PG-13): In this latest adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks crime against literature, the lives of a young couple intertwine with a much older man as he reflects back on a lost love while recovering from an automobile crash. Brockport, Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Webster MCFARLAND, USA (PG): A track coach in a small California town transforms a team of athletes into championship contenders. Starring Kevin Costner. Cinema MONKEY KINGDOM (G): A nature documentary which follows a newborn monkey and its mother living within a dynamic group of monkeys who reside in ancient ruins found deep in the storied jungles of South Asia. Narrated by Tina Fey. Culver, Eastview, Greece, Henrietta, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Webster PAUL BLART: MALL COP 2 (PG): While attending a security guard expo, Paul Blart inadvertently discovers a heist, and it’s up to him to apprehend the criminals. Starring Kevin James. Brockport, Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Tinseltown, Vintage Drive-In, Webster THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL (PG): Catch up with nearly the entire staff of Hogwarts as they find a late-inlife renaissance at a rustic Jaipur hotel. Starring Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, and Dev Patel. Canandaigua, Cinema TRUE STORY (R): Based on the— you guessed it— true story of the relationship between journalist Michael Finkel and accused killer Christian Longo, who for years lived outside the U.S. under Finkel’s name. Starring Jonah Hill, James Franco, and Felicity Jones. Henrietta, Little, Pittsford, Tinseltown UNFRIENDED (R): A group of friends in an online chat room find themselves haunted by a mysterious, supernatural force using the account of their dead friend. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Henrietta, Tinseltown, Vintage Drive In, Webster WHILE WE’RE YOUNG (R): A middle-aged couple’s career and marriage are overturned when a disarming young couple enters their lives, in director Noah Baumbach’s grown up comedy. Starring Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver, and Amanda Seyfried. Henrietta, Little, Pittsford WILD TALES (R): This wickedly funny, Oscar-nominated anthology film presents six separate tales centered around acts of unbridled revenge. Cinema WOMAN IN GOLD (PG-13): Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds star in this true story of an octogenarian Jewish refugee who takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork she believes was stolen from her family during the Holocaust. Culver, Eastview, Greece, Henrietta, Little, Pittsford, Tinseltown

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