MOVIES: FILMS SHOWING 6/6-6/13

Film Previews

Full film reviews available at rochestercitynewspaper.com.

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BLUE (1993): The first chapter of late Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieslowski’s “Trois Couleurs” trilogy stars Juliette Binoche as a woman who attempts to withdraw from society following the deaths of her husband and daughter. Dryden (Tue, Jun 12, 8 p.m.)

FIRST POSITION (NR): This rousing documentary follows a handful of young dancers as they compete for scholarships and contracts in the Youth America Grand Prix, one of the most prestigious ballet competitions in the world. Little

FOR ME AND MY GAL (1942): The film debut of the legendary Gene Kelly put him in the illustrious company of director Busby Berkeley and co-star Judy Garland for a WWI-set musical about a vaudeville duo dreaming of stardom. Dryden (Thu, Jun 7, 8 p.m.)

THE INNKEEPERS (2011): Co-star Pat Healy will be on hand to introduce the latest by filmmaker Ti West (“The House of the Devil”), a thriller about a couple of co-workers delving into the disturbing past of the hotel where they work. Dryden (Sat, Jun 9, 8 p.m., and Sun, Jun 10, 5 p.m.)

THE INTOUCHABLES (R): Toothy Dustin Hoffman lookalike François Cluzet (2008’s “Tell No One”) stars in this feel-good French import as a wealthy paraplegic who hires a charismatic Senegalese hustler from the projects as his caretaker. Little

THE LONG DAY CLOSES (1993): From writer-director Terence Davies (“The Deep Blue Sea”) comes this semi-autobiographical coming-of-age tale set in 1950s Liverpool about an 11-year-old who takes refuge in the cinema from the confusions of adolescence. Dryden (Fri, Jun 8, 8 p.m., and Sun, Jun 10, 2 p.m.)

MADAGASCAR 3: EUROPE’S MOST WANTED (PG): The gang finds itself in Monte Carlo on its way back to NYC, where the animals join up with a traveling circus making the rounds of Europe’s capital cities. Featuring the voices of Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Chris Rock. Brockport, Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Vintage, Webster

PROMETHEUS (R): Ridley Scott returns to sci-fi territory with this loose prequel to 1979’s “Alien” in which a crew of scientists seek the origins of humanity but instead discover a threat that could cause the extinction of the human race. With Noomi Rapace, Charlize Theron, and Michael Fassbender. Brockport, Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Vintage, Webster

ŠVANKMAJER: THE SHORT MASTERPIECES (1968-1990): This collection of shorts by acclaimed Czech animator Jan Švankmajer includes 1971’s “Jabberwocky,” and 1990’s “Darkness Light Darkness.” Dryden (Wed, June 6, 8 p.m.)

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21 JUMP STREET (R): Jonah Hill co-wrote the script for this tacky-looking 80’s redo, in which he and Channing Tatum go undercover at a high school to bust a drug ring. Johnny Depp cameos, and Ice Cube yells. Movies 10

THE AVENGERS (PG-13): Writer-director Joss Whedon marshals Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, and the rest of Nick Fury’s Avenger Initiative to save the planet from Loki and his minions. With Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, and everyone else. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Vintage, Webster

BATTLESHIP (PG-13): Director Peter Berg had better find a way for someone to say “You sunk my battleship,” otherwise this Hasbro action flick, in which a naval fleet takes on, you know, aliens, will officially be deemed a miss. With Liam Neeson, Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgård, and Rihanna. Canandaigua, Tinseltown, Vintage, Webster

BERNIE (R): Richard Linklater’s latest is a true-crime comedy about a kindly Texas mortician (Jack Black) who befriends a wealthy old battle-axe (Shirley Maclaine) then puts a few bullets in her back. Matthew McConaughey co-stars as the relentless prosecutor. Pittsford

THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL (PG-13): Dame Judi Dench leads a stacked cast in this ensemble piece about a gaggle of British seniors who travel to India in search of exotic sights, discount medical care, and inexpensive retirements. Co-starring Bill Nighy, Tom Wilkinson, and Dame Maggie Smith. Little, Pittsford, Webster

BULLY (PG-13): This acclaimed documentary personalizes an important and heartbreaking social issue by spending time with five families whose lives have been deeply impacted by what is essentially the cruel abuse of a child by another child. Cinema

CHERNOBYL DIARIES (R): From the pen of “Paranormal Activity” mastermind Oren Peli comes this horror flick about six tourists who visit the abandoned city of Pripyat, former home to the nuclear reactor workers, and soon discover they’re not alone. Canandaigua, Culver, Greece, Tinseltown, Vintage, Webster

CROOKED ARROWS (PG-13): This feel-good sports movie takes place in the world of high-school lacrosse, with former “Superman” Brandon Routh hoping to prove his worth by coaching the Native American kids on the reservation into a championship team. Culver

DARK SHADOWS (PG-13): Tim Burton directs the comedic revamp of the cult TV show, with Johnny Depp hamming it up as Barnabas Collins, an 18th-century vampire who emerges from his tomb in the very different 1970s and must save his wacky descendants. With Michelle Pfeiffer, Helena Bonham Carter, and Eva Green. Canandaigua, Geneseo, Greece, Tinseltown, Vintage, Webster

DARLING COMPANION (PG-13): Lawrence Kasdan’s first film since 2003’s “Dreamcatcher” stars Diane Keaton and Kevin Kline as a middle-aged couple at odds over their missing dog. With Dianne Wiest, Richard Jenkins, and Mark Duplass. Little

DELICACY (PG-13): This French romantic comedy stars Audrey Tautou as a workaholic widow whose emotional unavailability is slowly and surprisingly eroded by her friendship with a shlubby Swedish co-worker. Cinema

THE DICTATOR (R): Sacha Baron Cohen resumes his sly, scenery-chewing ways in this fish-out-of-water comedy as the ruthless leader of an oil-rich African nation who travels to New York City to take on the UN. With Anna Faris and Sir Ben Kingsley. Canandaigua, Culver Ridge, Eastview, Geneseo, Tinseltown

THE FIVE-YEAR ENGAGEMENT (R): Jason Segel reteams with “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” director Nicholas Stoller for a romantic comedy that charts the ups and downs in the relationship of an engaged couple. Co-starring Emily Blunt. Movies 10

THE HUNGER GAMES (PG-13): Jennifer Lawrence plays Katniss Everdeen in this adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ wildly popular YA novel set in a dystopian future where teens must fight to the death on live TV. Co-starring Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth. Canandaigua, Webster

THE LUCKY ONE (PG-13): Zac Efron stars in the latest from director Scott Hicks (1996’s “Shine”), an adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks novel about a Marine who returns from duty in Iraq looking for the mystery woman he believed to be his good-luck charm. With Taylor Schilling and Blythe Danner. Movies 10

MEN IN BLACK III (PG-13): Barry Sonnenfeld reteams with Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones for this three-quel, which finds Smith’s Agent J traveling back to the 1960’s to stop an alien from assassinating Agent K (Josh Brolin). With Emma Thompson. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Vintage, Webster

MIRROR MIRROR (PG): Tarsem Singh follows up “Immortals” with his retelling of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale about an Evil Queen (Julia Roberts) whose ranking as the fairest of them all is threatened by a feisty orphan called Snow White (Lily Collins). Movies 10

SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN (PG-13): This alternate version of the fairy tale finds our heroine (Kristen Stewart) trained in warrior ways by the man who was sent to kill her at the behest of the Evil Queen (Charlize Theron). Featuring a British Thespian Who’s Who of dwarves: Ian McShane, Bob Hoskins, Nick Frost, and Ray Winstone. Brockport, Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Vintage, Webster

SOUND OF MY VOICE (R): Brit Marling (“Another Earth”) co-wrote and co-stars in this drama as an intensely charismatic cult leader being investigated by a journalist and his girlfriend. Cinema

THINK LIKE A MAN (PG-13): This ensemble comedy from director Tim Story (“Fantastic Four”) follows four buddies who turn the tables on their women when they learn that the ladies are devotees of a popular self-help book. With Taraji P. Henson, Romany Malco, and Gabrielle Union. Culver

WE HAVE A POPE (NR): Italian filmmaker Nanni Moretti (“The Son’s Room”) plays the Holy Father’s therapist in his comedy-drama about a sad old cardinal (French legend Michel Piccoli) who suffers a panic attack upon being elected top dog at the Vatican. Little

WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU’RE EXPECTING (PG-13): Spoiler alert! One should hopefully expect a baby, along with a star-studded romantic comedy featuring Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Lopez, Chris Rock, and Dennis Quaid Canandaigua, Eastview, Greece, Pittsford, Webster

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