MOVIES: Opening Friday, "Fair Game" (PG-13) and "Megamind" (PG); Wednesday, "Morning Glory" (PG-13); Nov. 12, "Skyline" (PG-13), "Unstoppable" (PG-13); Nov. 19, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows -- Part 1" (PG-13).
Charlie Chan film screening introduced by Yunte Huang, 7 p.m. Friday, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Ave.
DVD: Released Tuesday, "Toy Story 3" (G).
POETRY: Poetics Plus at UB with Jonathan Stalling, 3:30 p.m. today, 420 Capen Hall, UB North Campus, Amherst.
Poetry reading and book signing with Sherry Robbins, 7 p.m. today, Talking Leaves, 3158 Main St.
Poetry reading by writers of "Voices from the Herd," 7:30 p.m. Friday, Spot Coffee, Chippewa and Delaware.
CONCERTS: Maliyana with Frontier, Heavy Lies the Crown, Thoughts in Reverse, Put Down Wednesday and Unawakened, 6 p.m. Friday, Xtreme Wheels, 356 Hertel Ave.
The Travekub' Show with Summer Set and Stereo Skyline, Mod Sun, Downtown Fiction and Austin Gibbs, 6 p.m. Saturday, Xtreme Wheels.
Steven Page, 8 p.m. Saturday, Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda.
O.A.R., 8 p.m. Monday, Kiernan Center, Niagara University, Lewiston.
THEATER: "The Real Thing," 7 p.m. today, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Leary Theatre, Niagara University, Lewiston.
"Sleeping Beauty," 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda.
GOOD FOR YOUR HEART
In the search for the most beautiful breakfast ever, Perpetual Kid offers the Heart Egg Molder, where you can easily make your eggs into perfect heart-shapes to show the ones you love that this is going to be the best breakfast ever. The molder, which only costs $6 and is 5 inches by 6.5 inches, needs to be well oiled before use, lest the eggs stick. However, you can also use the mold to make heart-shaped pancakes! Yum! See it at www.perpetualkid.com.
THE FUTURE OF FILM
It's been 25 years since "Back to the Future" was released, and while the movie now can seem dated to people who weren't around to watch it in a theater, it's still a fun ride.
The 25th Anniversary Trilogy has been released on Blu-ray. For those of you who don't know, "Back to the Future" starred Michael J. Fox as Marty McFly, who goes back to the 1950s in a time machine made out of a DeLorean and becomes entangled with his parents on the day they originally met and became a couple. Marty has to make sure his parents fall in love by the end of the Under the Sea dance before his existence is wiped out. The sequels are less charming but just as much fun.
The Blu-ray features two hours of all-new features, including a six-part retrospective documentary featuring never-before-seen interviews with the cast, crew and filmmakers.
Among the extras are Fox in a storyboard sequence; The Physics of Back To The Future, and 16 deleted scenes. It is $47.99 on Amazon.com.
QUOTE OF THE DAY
"I don't like trends. If anything, I want to look the opposite of what is being predicted! Above all, I dislike vulgarity. Being sexy is all good, but there is such a thing as too much."
-- Actress Diane Kruger, in People magazine.
-- McClatchy Newspapers