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Samuel L. Jackson (left) and Ryan Reynolds star in “The Hitman’s Bodyguard.” • Lionsgate via AP photo

These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources.


“THE HITMAN’S BODYGUARD” R, 1:58. Action, comedy. Lahaina Wharf Cinema.

The world’s top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Court of Justice. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time. Starring Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson and Gary Oldman.


Max Greenfield and Brie Larson star in “The Glass Castle.” • Lionsgate via AP photo

“LOGAN LUCKY” PG-13, 1:59. Comedy. Kaahumanu 6

Trying to reverse a family curse, brothers Jimmy (Channing Tatum) and Clyde Logan (Adam Driver) set out to execute an elaborate robbery during the legendary Coca-Cola 600 race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Starring Channing Tatum, Adam Driver and Seth MacFarlane.


“RIFFTRAX LIVE: DOCTOR WHO — THE FIVE DOCTORS, PG-13, 2:00. Special event. Screening is at 8 tonight at Maui Mall Megaplex.

Fathom Events,®, and BBC Worldwide present a LIVE never-before-seen hilarious riffing of the 1983 Doctor Who feature length episode The Five Doctors.

“EUROPERA HD: LA CENERENTOLA (CINDERELLA) OPERA DE PARIS” NR, 3:10. Music, performing arts. Screening is at Noon Saturday and an encore at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Maui Mall Megaplex.

Before the carnival is over, all Rome will love my Cinderella …” Thus spoke Rossini in 1817.


“ANNABELLE: CREATION” R, 1:49. Horror, mystery, thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.

Several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, soon becoming the target of the dollmaker’s possessed creation, Annabelle. Starring Stephanie Sigman, Miranda Otto and Lulu Wilson.

“ATOMIC BLONDE” R, 1:55. Action, mystery, mystery. Maui Mall Megaplex.

An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents. Starring Charlize Theron, James McAvoy and John Goodman.

“DESPICABLE ME 3” PG, 1:30. Animation, action, adventure. Ends tonight at Kaahumanu 6.

Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist. Starring Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig and Trey Parker.

“DETROIT” R, 2:23. Crime, drama, history. Maui Mall Megaplex and Ends tonight at Kaahumanu 6.

Amidst the chaos of the Detroit Rebellion, with the city under curfew and as the Michigan National Guard patrolled the streets, three young African American men were murdered at the Algiers Motel. Starring John Boyega, Anthony Mackie and Algee Smith.

“DUNKIRK” PG-13, 1:46. Action, drama, history. Maui Mall Megaplex.

Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II. Starring Fionn Whitehead, Damien Bonnard and Aneurin Barnard.

“FINALLY FOUND SOMEONE” NR, 2:05. Comedy, romance. Kaahumanu 6.

Aprilyn who is left by her groom on the day of their wedding becomes viral online. Devastated, she meets Raffy who works at a PR agency hired by the father of the groom who will help her move on. Starring John Lloyd Cruz, Sarah Geronimo and Joey Marquez.

“GIRLS TRIP” R, 2:02. Comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex.

When four lifelong friends travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there’s enough dancing, drinking, brawling, and romancing to make the Big Easy blush. Starring Regina Hall, Queen Latifah and Jada Pinkett Smith.

“KIDNAP” R, 1:21. Thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.

A mother stops at nothing to recover her kidnapped son. Starring Halle Berry, Sage Correa and Chris McGinn. Starring Halle Berry, Sage Correa and Chris McGinn.

“SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING” PG-13, 2:13. Action, adventure, sci-fi. Kaahumanu 6.

Several months after the events of Captain America:

Civil War, Peter Parker, with the help of his mentor Tony Stark, tries to balance his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens, New York City, while fighting crime as his superhero alter ego Spider-Man as a new threat, the Vulture, emerges. Starring Tom Holland, Michael Keaton and Robert Downey Jr.

“THE DARK TOWER” PG-13, 1:35. Action, adventure, fantasy. Kaahumanu 6 and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.

The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O’Dim, also known as the Man in Black, determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at stake, good and evil will collide in the ultimate battle as only Roland can defend the Tower from the Man in Black. Starring Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey and Katheryn Winnick.

“THE EMOJI MOVIE” PG, 1:26. Animation, adventure, comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.

Gene, a multi-expressional emoji, sets out on a journey to become a normal emoji. Starring T.J. Miller, James Corden and Anna Faris.

“THE GLASS CASTLE” PG-13, 2:07. Biography, drama. Kaahumanu 6.

A young girl comes of age in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother who’s an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father who would stir the children’s imagination with hope as a distraction to their poverty. Starring Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson and Naomi Watts.

“THE NUT JOB 2: NUTTY BY NATURE” PG, 1:31. Animation, adventure, comedy. Kaahumanu 6.

Following the events of the first film, Surly and his friends must stop Oakton City’s mayor from destroying their home to make way for a dysfunctional amusement park. Starring Will Arnett, Katherine Heigl and Maya Rudolph.

* 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