MOVIES: FILMS SHOWING 6/22-6/28

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ABRAHAM LINCOLN, VAMPIRE HUNTER (R): Timur Bekmambetov follows up 2008’s “Wanted” with this adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith’s novel about the Great Emancipator (Benjamin Walker) and his efforts to protect the United States from bloodsucking slave owners. Co-starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Dominic Cooper. Brockport, Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Tinseltown, Vintage

ATTENBERG (2010): The award-winning second feature by Greek writer-director Athina Rachel Tsangari is a coming-of-age drama about a socially detached 23-year-old virgin living in a small town with her dying father and experiencing relationships between mammals through nature documentaries. Dryden (Sat, Jun 23, 8 p.m., and Sun, Jun 24, 5 p.m.)

BRAVE (PG): Finally, a Pixar heroine: Kelly Macdonald (HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire”) voices Merida, a willful Scottish princess who must rely on her archery skills to undo a curse brought about by her reckless defiance. With Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, and, of course, John Ratzenberger. Brockport, Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Vintage

THE FILMS OF THE NICHOLAS BROTHERS: Film Forum’s Bruce Goldstein will be on hand to present a cinematic tribute to the legendary (and truly mindblowing) dance team of Fayard and Harold Nicholas. Dryden (Fri, Jun 22, 8 p.m.)

MOONRISE KINGDOM (PG-13): Wes Anderson’s first live-action film since 2007’s “The Darjeeling Limited” is also his first period piece, romantic 60’s-era whimsy in which two young teens run off together, prompting a town-wide search party. With Bill Murray, Frances McDormand, Bruce Willis, and Edward Norton. Little, Pittsford, Tinseltown

ON THE TOWN (1949): For his filmmaking debut, Stanley Donen and star Gene Kelly co-directed the big-screen adaptation of the Broadway musical about a trio of sailors on leave and looking for love in New York City. With Frank Sinatra, Ann Miller, and Hans Conried. Dryden (Thu, Jun 21, 8 p.m.)

RED (1994): The final, Oscar-nominated chapter of Krzysztof Kieslowski’s “Trois Couleurs” trilogy addresses fraternity through the story of a model (Irène Jacob) and her friendship with a bitter former judge (Jean-Louis Trintignant) prone to eavesdropping on his neighbors. Dryden (Tue, Jun 26, 8 p.m.)

SEEKING A FRIEND FOR THE END OF THE WORLD (R): The directing debut of screenwriter Lorene Scafaria (“Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist”) stars the odd-couple pairing of Steve Carell and Keira Knightley in a road-trip tale about a man who goes looking for an old flame with his neighbor in tow and an asteroid threatening their planet. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Greece, Pittsford, Tinseltown

WHISKY GALORE! (1949): From the famed Ealing Studios comes this comedy about what happens when WWII hits home for residents of a Scottish island who have run out of whiskey. Dryden (Wed, June 20, 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. Culver, Eastview, Greece, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Vintage

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. Movies 10

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. Canandaigua, Little, Pittsford

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. Movies 10

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. 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. Cinema

HYSTERIA (R): Hugh Dancy, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Rupert Everett lead the cast of this truth-based period comedy about Mortimer Granville, a physician in Victorian-era London who made it easier for doctors to treat female hysteria via pelvic massage with — OK; enough euphemism. This dude invented the vibrator. Little

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 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

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

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. Culver, Greece, Tinseltown, Vintage

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

ROCK OF AGES (PG-13): Alec Baldwin, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Tom Cruise star in this big-screen adaptation of the smash Broadway musical about a small-town girl and a city boy who pursue each other as well as their dreams in 1987 Los Angeles. Brockport, Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Tinseltown, Vintage

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. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo Greece, Pittsford, Tinseltown, Vintage

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. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Pittsford, Tinseltown

THAT’S MY BOY (R): Adam Sandler and Andy Samberg play a heavily backstoried father and son in this raunchy comedy about a 40something playboy who tries to reestablish a relationship with his adult kid. With Leighton Meester, James Caan, and the usual parade of cameos. Canandaigua, Culver, Eastview, Geneseo, Greece, Pittsford, Tinseltown

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