A commercial film opening in area theaters Wednesday is "187," R, starring Samuel L. Jackson as a dedicated teacher in a hard school.
On Friday, commercial films opening in area theaters include: "Air Bud," PG, children's movie about a basketball-playing dog; "La Promesse," no rating, much-acclaimed story about a young child adjusting to a parent's death; "Mrs. Brown," PG-13, starring Dame Judie Dench and Billy Connolly in a love story about Queen Victoria and one of her servants; "Picture Perfect," PG-13, a romantic comedy starring Jennifer Anniston, and "Spawn," R, a sci-fi action thriller.
"Raging Bull," starring Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci, will be screened at 2 and 9 p.m. today, Friday and next Saturday , plus at 8 p.m. Tuesday, at the Screening Room, Century Mall behind Northtown Plaza, 3131 Sheridan Drive, Amherst.
The Garden Film Festival will screen "Taxi Driver" at dusk Tuesday. The screening will be held at the Calumet Arts Cafe Garden, 56 W. Chippewa St.