These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources.
“THE BIRTH OF A NATION” R, 2:00. Biography, drama. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher in the antebellum South, orchestrates an uprising. Starring Nate Parker, Armie Hammer and Mark Boone Junior.
“THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN” R, 1:52. Mystery, thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex. Opens Friday at Kaahumanu 6.
A divorcee becomes entangled in a missing persons investigation that promises to send shockwaves throughout her life. Starring Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett and Rebecca Ferguson.
“MIDDLE SCHOOL: THE WORST YEARS OF MY LIFE” PG, 1:32. Comedy. Kaahumanu 6.
Imaginative quiet teenager Rafe Katchadorian is tired of his middle school’s obsession with the rules at the expense of any and all creativity. Starring Lauren Graham, Griffin Gluck and Rob Riggle.
“TO JOEY, WITH LOVE” PG, 1:30. Special. Screening is at 7 tonight at Maui Mall Megaplex.
This movie tells the story of the incredible Joey Feek and her amazing life. Filmed while battling cancer, Joey and her family and friends show you that it’s not just physically healthy people who live healthy lives. Starring Heidi Feek, Hopie Feek and Indiana Feek.
“METROPOLITAN OPERA: TRISTAN UND ISOLDE” NR, 5:15. Music, performing arts. Screening is at noon Saturday with an encore at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Maui Mall Megaplex.
“Tristan und Isolde” is an opera in three acts by Richard Wagner to a German libretto by the composer, based largely on the romance by Gottfried von Strassburg.
“BARCELONA: A LOVE UNTOLD” NR, Philippines. 1:40. Romance, drama. Kaahumanu 6.
A young man named Elly, still trying to get over his past relationship, meets a young woman, Mia, in Barcelona trying to run away from her past. Starring Kathryn Bernardo, Joshua Garcia and Aiko Melendez.
“BRIDGET JONES’S BABY” R, 2:02. Comedy, romance. Maui Mall Megaplex.
The continuing adventures of British publishing executive Bridget Jones as she enters her 40s. Starring Renee Zellweger, Gemma Jones and Jim Broadbent.
“DEEPWATER HORIZON” PG-13, 1:47. Action, drama, thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
A story set on the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, which exploded during April 2010 and created the worst oil spill in U.S. history. Starring Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell and Douglas M. Griffin.
n “KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS” PG, 1:41. Animation, adventure, family. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A young boy named Kubo must locate a magical suit of armor worn by his late father in order to defeat a vengeful spirit from the past. Starring Charlize Theron, Art Parkinson and Ralph Fiennes.
“MASTERMINDS” PG-13, 1:34. Action, comedy, crime. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A night guard at an armored car company in the Southern U.S. organizes one of the biggest bank heists in American history. Starring Kate McKinnon, Kristen Wiig and Jason Sudeikis.
“MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN” PG-13, 2:07. Adventure, fantasy. Maui Mall Megaplex and Kaahumanu 6.
When Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that spans different worlds and times, he finds Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. Starring Eva Green, Asa Butterfield and Samuel L. Jackson.
“QUEEN OF KATWE” PG, 2:04. Biography, drama, sport. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A Ugandan girl sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of chess. Starring Madina Nalwanga, David Oyelowo and Lupita Nyong’o.
“SNOWDEN” R, 2:14. Biography, drama, thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
National Security Agency employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press. Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley and Melissa Leo.
“STORKS” PG, 1:29. Animation, comedy, family. Kaahumanu 6 and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
Storks have moved on from delivering babies to packages. But when an order for a baby appears, the best delivery stork must scramble to fix the error by delivering the baby. Starring Andy Samberg, Katie Crown and Kelsey Grammer.
“SUICIDE SQUAD” PG-13, 2:10. Action, adventure, comedy. Ends today at Kaahumanu 6.
A secret government agency recruits imprisoned supervillains to execute dangerous Black Ops missions in exchange for clemency. Starring Will Smith, Jared Leto and Margot Robbie.
“SULLY” PG-13, 1:36. Biography, drama. Maui Mall Megaplex.
The story of Chesley Sullenberger, who became a hero after gliding his plane along the water in the Hudson River, saving all of the flight’s 155 crew and passengers. Starring Tom Hanks, Anna Gunn and Laura Linney.
“THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN” PG-13, 2:12. Action, western. Maui Mall Megaplex and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
Seven gunmen in the Old West gradually come together to help a poor village against savage thieves. Starring Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt and Ethan Hawke.
* Movie listings reflect showings that are made available by theaters at press time. Films are subject to change and may be released after publication. For up-to-date movies and showtimes, visit www.fandango.com.