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Tom Hanks stars in “The Circle”. STX Financing photo via AP

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These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources. OPENS TONIGHT “THE CIRCLE” PG-13, 1:50. Drama, sci-fi, thriller. Lahaina Wharf Cinema. A woman lands a dream job at a powerful tech company called the ...

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* Maui Climate Action Network presents a documentary with Josh Fox “How to Let Go of the World and Love Everything that Climate Can’t Change” at 6:30 p.m. at POME Maui in Paia preceded by Maui Huliau Foundation student films. More details may be found at the Maui Virtual Climate March ...

Sharlto Copley, Brie Larson and Armie Hammer star in “Free Fire”. A24 photo via AP

When the bullets fly, ‘Free Fire’ comes to a crawl

* “Free Fire,” two and a half stars out of four. By JAKE COYLE The Associated Press The shootout, often a ballet, is a battle royale in Ben Wheatley’s “Free Fire.” When the bullets start flying, Wheatley’s arms-deal-gone-wrong 1970s shoot-up comes to a crawl. There’s a ...

Mother and cub pandas Ya Ya and Mei Mei in the film “Born in China.” Disneynature photo via AP

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These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources. OPENS TONIGHT “FREE FIRE” R, 1:30. Action, crime, thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex. Set in Boston in 1978, a meeting in a deserted warehouse between two ...

“Girl on Wave.” Documentary photo

Check out popular films at the MACC

*“GIRL ON WAVE” Documentary Film Premiere at 7 p.m. Friday in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s McCoy Studio Theater. “Girl on Wave” introduces Sarah Hauser, 2015 and 2016 American Windsurfing Tour Champion, and her quest to make a career out of her passion for ...

Charlize Theron and Vin Diesel star in “The Fate of the Furious”
* Universal Pictures photo via AP

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These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources. OPENS TONIGHT “THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS” PG-13, 2:16. Action, crime, thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahumanu 6 and Lahaina Wharf Cinema. When a ...

Jessica Chastain stars in “The Zookeeper’s Wife”
• Focus Features photo via AP

‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’ tells a riveting true story

• “The Zookeeper’s Wife,” three stars out of four. In German-occupied Poland during the darkest days of World War II, a zookeeper and his wife managed to save the lives of hundreds of Jewish people, many of whom were detained in the Warsaw Ghetto, by giving them shelter and refuge on ...

Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin star in “Going in Style”
• Warner Bros. Pictures photo via AP

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These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources. OPENS TONIGHT “GOING IN STYLE” PG-13, 1:36. Comedy, crime. Maui Mall Megaplex. Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, three ...

“THE BOSS BABY” PG, 1:37. Animation, comedy, family. Maui Mall Megaplex and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
A suit-wearing briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his 7-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co. Starring Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi and Jimmy Kimmel. 
• Paramount Pictures/DreamWorks Pictures photo via AP

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These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources. OPENS TONIGHT “GHOST IN THE SHELL” PG-13, 1:46. Action, crime, drama. Maui Mall Megaplex and Kaahumanu 6. In the near future, Major is the first of her ...

Naomi Scott (from left), RJ Cyler, Dacre Montgomery, Ludi Lin and Becky G star in “Power Rangers.” Lionsgate photo via AP

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These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources. OPENS TONIGHT “CHIPS” R, 1:40. Action, comedy, crime. Maui Mall Megaplex. A rookie officer is teamed with a hardened pro at the California Highway ...

Dan Stevens and Emma Watson star in “Beauty and the Beast”. Disney photo via AP

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These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources. OPENS TONIGHT “BEAUTY AND THE BEAST” PG, 2:09. Family, fantasy, musical. Kaahumanu 6 and Lahaina Wharf Cinema. An adaptation of the Disney fairy tale ...

“Kong: Skull Island”. Warner Bros. Pictures photo via AP

In ‘Skull Island,’ Kong gets drafted into Vietnam

“Kong: Skull Island,” two stars out of four. The Associated Press Not since Marlon Brando in “Apocalypse Now” murmured of “the horror” has such a brooding beast lurked deep within a war-ravaged jungle as the King Kong of “Kong: Skull Island.” Yes, the big ape is back, ...

Tom Hiddleston and Brie Larson star in “Kong: Skull Island.” Warner Bros. Pictures photo via AP

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These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources. OPENS TONIGHT “KONG: SKULL ISLAND” PG-13, 2:00. Action, adventure, fantasy. Kaahumanu 6. A team of explorers and soldiers travel to an uncharted island in ...

This image released by Twentieth Century Fox shows Hugh Jackman in a scene from, "Logan."  (Ben Rothstein/Twentieth Century Fox via AP)

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These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources. OPENS TONIGHT “BEFORE I FALL” PG-13, 1:39. Drama, mystery. Maui Mall Megaplex. February 12 is just another day in Sam’s charmed life until it turns out ...

Allison Williams and Daniel Kaluuya star in “Get Out.” Universal Pictures photo via AP

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These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources. OPENS TONIGHT “COLLIDE” PG-13, 1:39. Action, thriller. Kaahumanu 6. An American backpacker gets involved with a ring of drug smugglers as their driver, ...

Matt Damon stars as William Garin in “The Great Wall.” Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures photo via AP

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These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources. OPENS TONIGHT “A CURE FOR WELLNESS” R, 2:26. Mystery, thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex. An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company’s CEO ...

This image released by Lionsgate shows Keanu Reeves in a scene from, "John Wick: Chapter 2." • (Niko Tavernise/Lionsgate via AP)

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These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources. OPENS TONIGHT “JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2” R, 2:02. Action, crime, thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex and Lahaina Wharf Cinema. After returning to the ...

James McAvoy stars in “Split.”
Universal Pictures photo via AP

Fun performances can’t save ‘Split’

* “Split” two stars out of four. The Associated Press – “Split” is a movie in which James McAvoy plays a man with 23 personalities. Some of them are kind. Some are strange. Some are talented. Some are deranged. One is a woman. One is a child. And one of them likes to kidnap ...

Britt Robertson and Asa Butterfield star in “The Space Between Us”
STX Productions photo via AP

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These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources. OPENS TONIGHT “RINGS” PG-13, 1:42. Drama, horror. Kaahumanu 6. A young woman finds herself on the receiving end of a terrifying curse that ...

Dennis Quaid with a dog (voiced by Josh Gad) star in “A Dog’s Purpose.” Paramount Pictures photo via AP

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These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources. OPENS TONIGHT “A DOG’S PURPOSE” PG, 2:00. Adventure, comedy, drama. Maui Mall Megaplex and Kaahumanu 6. A dog looks to discover his purpose in ...