BEING FLYNN Writer/director Paul Weitz (American Pie, About a Boy) adapts Nick Flynn’s memoir Another Bullshit Night in Suck City into this benignly titled story of a son (There Will Be Blood’s Paul Dano) encountering his estranged father (Robert De Niro) in a homeless shelter. Opens at the Charles Theatre March 30.
KHODORKOVSKY Though far from a household name in the United States, Mikail Khodorkovsky was a post-Soviet Russian petro-baron and one of the richest men in the world before his arrest and imprisonment in the wake of his support for political opposition to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Director Cyril Tuschi’s polished documentary explores the Khodorkovsky case and offers an eye-opening glimpse into the economic and political vagaries of contemporary Russia. At the Charles Theatre March 31 at noon and April 2 at 7 p.m.
MIRROR MIRROR Tarsem Singh (kooky visual feasts The Cell and The Fall) directed this Snow White comedy reboot, starring Lily Collins as Snow White, Armie Hammer as the handsome prince, and Julia Roberts as the wicked queen. Whoa. Opens March 30.
SUNRISE F.W. Murnau’s 1927 silent classic graces the Charles Revival Series. At the Charles Theatre March 29 at 9 p.m.
WRATH OF THE TITANS Sam Worthington returns as Perseus in this pumped-fulla-CGI mythological action-flick sequel. Liam Neeson is back as Zeus, too, but what can he possibly say that can top, “Release the Kraken!”? Opens March 30.