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Movie openings, screenings: Tyler Perry, Sherlock Holmes and Tommy Wiseau

"Death of Stalin." Starring Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale and Jeffrey Tambor. The Soviet dictator lives out his final days, and chaos erupts after his death. Directed by Armando Iannucci. 107 minutes. (Rated R for language throughout, violence and some sexual references.) Opens Friday at Dipson Amherst and Eastern Hills.

"Flower." Starring Zoey Deutch, Kathryn Hahn and Adam Scott. Directed by Max Winkler. A sexually curious teen forms an unorthodox kinship with her mentally unstable stepbrother. 90 minutes. (Rated R for crude sexual content and language throughout, graphic nude drawings, some drug content, and a brief violent image.) Now showing at Regal Elmwood and Transit Center.

"God’s Not Dead: A Light in Darkness." Starring David A.R. White, John Corbett and Shane Harper. Directed by Michael Mason. Pastor Dave responds to the tragedy of having his church, located on the grounds of the local university, burned down. 105 minutes. (Rated PG for thematic elements including some violence and suggestive material.) Opens Friday at Dipson Flix and Regal Niagara Falls.

"Loveless." Starring Maryana Spivak, Alexey Rozin and Matvey Novikov. Directed by Andrei Zvyagintsev. A divorcing Russian couple want to start over until their 12-year-old son disappears after witnessing one of their fights. 127 minutes. (Rated R for strong sexuality, graphic nudity, language and a brief disturbing image.) Opens Friday at Dipson Amherst.

"Ready Player One." Starring Olivia Cooke, Letitia Wright. When the creator of a virtual reality world dies, he releases a video challenging users to find his Easter Egg and the key to his fortune. 140 minutes. (Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action violence, bloody images, suggestive material, partial nudity and language.) Now showing at Flix, AMC Maple Ridge, Regal Elmwood, Walden Galleria, Niagara Falls, Quaker Crossing and Transit Center, and Palace Hamburg.

"Tyler Perry’s Acrimony." Starring Taraji P. Henson, Lyriq Bent, Crystle Stewart. Directed by Perry. A faithful wife tired of standing by her devious husband is enraged when she is betrayed. 120 minutes. (Rated R for language, sexual content and some violence.) Now showing at AMC Maple Ridge, Regal Elmwood, Walden Galleria, Niagara Falls, Quaker Crossing and Transit Center.

Special screenings

"Best F(r)iends." Greg Sestero and Tommy Wiseau from “The Room” return with their new dark comedy. 8 p.m. March 30 and April 2. Regal Elmwood and Transit Center.

"Black Girl."  A Senegalese woman works as a maid in France for a couple who treats her as a slave in Ousmane Sembène’s acclaimed 1966 film. 7 p.m. April 3. Dipson Amherst Theatre. Part of Buffalo Film Seminars.

"Bride on the River Kwai." David Lean's epic World War II drama is shown in a new 4K restoration. 7:30 p.m. March 30 and 7 p.m. March 31.

"Gaslight." Ingrid Bergman plays a woman slowly being driven mad by her husband in this classic 1944 film. A post-show conversation follows, hosted by Madwomen in the Attic, a grassroots feminist mental health literacy and advocacy organization. 7 p.m. April 3. Screening Room Cinema Café (Boulevard Mall).

"Greatest Story Ever Told." Biblical epic stars Max von Sydow in his film debut. 7 p.m. April 1. North Park Theatre.

"He Walked by Night." A thief who evades police by listening in on their radio calls becomes the target of a manhunt after killing a cop. 9:30 p.m. March 30. Screening Room Cinema Cafe.

"The Laughing Policeman." Walter Matthau plays a detective obsessed with finding his partner’s killer in this 1973 drama. 7:30 p.m. March 30. Screening Room Cinema Cafe.

"Real Genius." A young Val Kilmer stars as a goof-off college senior who teams with a teen on a special project. 11:30 a.m. March 31 and April 1. North Park Theatre.

Sherlock Holmes double feature. Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce star as Holmes and Watson in “Terror by Night” (7:30 p.m.) and “Dressed to Kill” (8:45 p.m.) March 31. Screening Room Cinema Café.

"#screamers." Dread Central presents premiere of horror film. 7:30 p.m. April 5 and 9:30 p.m. April 6. Screening Room Cinema Cafe.

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