"The D-Train": Starring Kathryn Hahn, James Marsden, Jack Black and Jeffrey Tambor. Directed by Andrew Mogel and Jarrad Paul. The head of a high school reunion committee travels to Los Angeles to track down the most popular guy from his graduating class and convince him to go to the reunion. 97 minutes. (Rated R for strong sexual material, nudity, language and drug use.) Jeff Simon called it "the most unpleasant movie" he had sat through in months. Opened Thursday at Flix Stadium 10 and Regal Transit, Elmwood, Walden Galleria and Quaker Crossing. See the review on Buffalo.com.
"Five Flights Up": Starring Diane Keaton, Morgan Freeman, Cynthia Nixon and Carrie Preston. Directed by Richard Loncraine. A long-married couple who have spent their lives together in the same New York apartment become overwhelmed by personal and real estate-related issues when they plan to move away. 92 minutes. (Rated PG-13 for language and some nude images.) Opens Friday at Dipson Eastern Hills.
"Hot Pursuit": Starring Sofía Vergara, Reese Witherspoon, Jodi Lyn Brockton and Mike Birbiglia. Directed by Anne Fletcher.
An uptight and by-the-book cop tries to protect the outgoing widow of a drug boss as they are pursued by crooked cops and murderous gunmen. 87 minutes. (Rated PG-13 for sexual content, violence, language and some drug material.) Jeff Simon loved the credits and the bloopers, and not much else. Opened Thursday at Regal Elmwood, Transit, Maple Ridge, Niagara Falls, Quaker Crossing and Walden Galleria, and Friday at Flix.
"Piku": Starring Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan. Directed by Shoojit Sircar. A quirky take on the father-daughter relationship.123 minutes. (Not rated.) Opens Friday at Regal Elmwood.