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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.

Alicia Vikander stars in “Tulip Fever.” The Weinstein Company via AP photo


“TULIP FEVER” R, 1:47. Drama, romance. Kaahumanu 6.

An artist falls for a young married woman while he’s commissioned to paint her portrait during the Tulip mania of 17th century Amsterdam. Starring Alicia Vikander, Dane DeHaan and Jack O’Connell.


“EUROPERA HD: NABUCCO – OPERA ROYALE DE WALLONIE NR, 2:41. Music, performing arts. Screening is at Noon Saturday and an encore is at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Maui Mall Megaplex.

Philip Ng stars in “Birth of the Dragon.” BH Tilt and WWE Studios via AP photo

The genius of Giuseppe Verdi resides in the wonderful dramatic tension that subtends his operas and in the irresistible beauty of his melodies.

“WIZARD OF OZ” (1939) NR, 1:08. Musical, performing arts. Screening is at 10 a.m. Saturday at Kaahumanu 6.

Judy Garland is Dorothy in this sublime, candy-colored adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s children’s favorite, one of the most beloved film classics of all time.


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

Elle Fanning stars in “Leap!” The Weinstein Company via AP photo

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.

“BIRTH OF THE DRAGON” Rating, 1:43. Action, biography, drama. Kaahumanu 6, Maui Mall Megaplex and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.

Set against the backdrop of 1960s San Francisco, “Birth of the Dragon” is a modern take on the classic movies that Bruce Lee was known for. It takes its inspiration from the epic and still controversial showdown between an up-and-coming Bruce Lee and kung fu master Wong Jack Man – a battle that gave birth to a legend. Starring Billy Magnussen, Yu Xia and Philip Ng.

“CARS 3” G, 1:49. Animation, adventure, comedy. Coming back to the screen at Kaahumanu 6 Friday.

Lightning McQueen sets out to prove to a new generation of racers that he’s still the best race car in the world. Starring Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo and Chris Cooper.

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

“FINALLY FOUND SOMEONE” NR, 2:05. Comedy, romance. Ends today at 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.

“LEAP!” PG, 1:29. Animation, adventure, comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex.

Smiler, voiced by Maya Rudolph, stars in “The Emoji Movie.” Sony Pictures Entertainment via AP photo

An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house. Starring Elle Fanning, Dane DeHaan and Carly Rae Jepsen.

“LOGAN LUCKY” PG-13, 1:59. Comedy. Kaahumanu 6 and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.

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.

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

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 HITMAN’S BODYGUARD” R, 1:58. Action, comedy. Lahaina Wharf Cinema and Maui Mall Megaplex.

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.

“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.

“WIND RIVER” R, 1:47. Action, crime, mystery. Kaahumanu 6.

An FBI agent teams with a town’s veteran game tracker to investigate a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation. Starring Kelsey Asbille, Jeremy Renner and Julia Jones.

“WONDER WOMAN” PG-13, 2:21. Action, adventure, fantasy. Kaahumanu 6.

Before she was Wonder Woman she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained warrior. When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, she leaves home to fight a war to end all wars, discovering her full powers and true destiny. Starring Gal Gadot, Chris Pine and Robin Wright.

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