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Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “DRAGON BALL SUPER: BROLY” PG, 1:40. Action/adventure, animated. Maui Mall Megaplex. 7:30 p.m. today; 4 p.m. Saturday; 1 p.m. Monday; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “THE METROPOLITAN OPERA: ADRIANA LECOUVREUR” G, 4:00. Concert, special event. Maui Mall Megaplex. 12:55 p.m. Saturday. Presented by Fathom Events ...

‘Escape Room’ is high-concept and not half bad

In retrospect, it’s actually kind of surprising that there hasn’t been an escape room-themed horror movie until now. The popular interactive mystery games are kind of mini films. There’s a built-in set, stakes, opportunities for conflict and teamwork and a logical start and finish. It’s ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “AT ETERNITY’S GATE” PG-13, 1:50. Documentary. Regency Kihei. 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Academy Award-nominee Julian Schnabel’s “At Eternity’s ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “RACHEL HOLLIS MADE FOR MORE ENCORE” PG-13, 2:00. Concert/special events. Maui Mall Megaplex. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Returning to cinemas for a special ...

Review: Spit spot! Blunt’s a practically perfect Poppins

AP National Writer In the half-century since the original “Mary Poppins” debuted, there are times when a little sugar — oh what the heck, let’s say a spoonful — is just what we need, if not for health then for happiness. So it’s sweet news indeed that “Mary Poppins ...

FirstLight celebrates two decades of bringing Oscar-worthy films to Maui

In the days before the world went digital, light was essential in bringing the magic of movies to the big screen, passing through film to ultimately project the images captured by the camera. When Maui Film Festival Director Barry Rivers decided to bring a film festival to the island, it was ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “ELF (2003)” PG, 1:37. Comedy, fantasy. Maui Mall Megaplex. Noon Saturday. Adopted as a baby by one of Santa’s elves, a man leaves the workshop to ...

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SPECIAL SCREENINGS “NEVER-ENDING MAN: HAYAO MIYAZAKI” PG, 1:25. Concert/special events. Maui Mall Megaplex. 7:30 p.m. tonight and Tuesday. Academy Award-winning animator and director Hayao Miyazaki goes on a new adventure in this special premiere event presented by Fathom Events and ...

Too much Spider-Man? Not in the Spider-Verse

AP Entertainment Writer You might be forgiven for feeling superhero overload this holiday season. Had enough of, say, Spider-Man for a while? Well, this may sound nuts, but consider watching not just one web-slinger but five of them in the animated “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.” ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “NT LIVE: ANTHONY & CLEOPATRA” PG-13, 3:40. Concert/special events. Maui Mall Megaplex. 7 p.m. tonight. Captured live from the National Theatre, ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “HAWAI‘I INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL” Concert/special events. Castle Theater at Maui Arts & Cultural Center in Kahului. Various times, Friday ...

‘Wreck-It Ralph,’ ‘Creed’ fuel record holiday box office

AP Film Writer Movie sequels are having their own Thanksgiving feast at the box office and fueling record industry-wide grosses for the long weekend. “Ralph Breaks the Internet” and “Creed II” took the top two spots on the North American charts, beat the openings for the original ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “POKEMON THE MOVIE: THE POWER OF US” PG, 1:45. Concert/special events. Maui Mall Megaplex. 7 p.m. Monday and Wednesday. Fathom Events and The Pokemon ...

‘Green Book’ is sure to put a smile on your face

AP Film Writer If there is a big studio movie that’s more generally crowd-pleasing than “Green Book” this season, I have yet to find it. In this landscape of challenging, provocative, edgy films, Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali and, of all people, director Peter Farrelly have come along ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “CASTLE IN THE SKY” PG, 2:15. Concert/special events. Maui Mall Megaplex. 12:55 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. Fathom Events and GKIDS are ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS • “HYMN — SARAH BRIGHTMAN IN CONCERT” G, 1:50. Concert/special events. Maui Mall Megaplex. 7:30 p.m. today. In celebration of her upcoming new ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS * “DRAGONBALL Z: SAIYAN DOUBLE FEATURE" PG, 1:45. Concert/special events. Maui Mall Megaplex. 12:55 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Monday. Fathom Events and ...

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ may not rock you, but Malek will

Where does a preening, pansexual rock god get his powers? The Freddie Mercury biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody” traces his sonorous majesty to an unlikely place: his back teeth. Mercury, nee Farrokh Bulsara, was born with four extra incisors, giving him a bigger mouth. Introducing himself to his ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “THE METROPOLITAN OPERA: LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST” (2018 ENCORE) G, 3:45. Concert/Special Events. Maui Mall Megaplex. 12:55 p.m. Saturday Fathom Events and ...