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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.

Bill Skarsgard stars in “It”; Warner Bros. Pictures via AP photo


“IT” R, 2:15. Drama, horror. Kaahumanu 6 and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.

A group of bullied kids band together when a monster, taking the appearance of a clown, begins hunting children. Starring Bill Skarsgard, Jaeden Lieberher and Finn Wolfhard.


“HOME AGAIN” PG-13, 1:37. Comedy, drama, romance. Kaahumanu 6.

Christoph Waltz and Alicia Vikander stars in “Tulip Fever”; The Weinstein Company via AP photo

Life for a single mom in Los Angeles takes an unexpected turn when she allows three young guys to move in with her. Starring Nat Wolff, Reese Witherspoon and Lake Bell.


“CASABLANCA” (1942) PG, 1:42. Drama. Screening is at 10 a.m. Saturday at Kaahumanu 6.

In Casablanca in December 1941, a cynical American expatriate encounters a former lover, with unforeseen complications. Starring Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman and Paul Henreid.


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

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 and Maui Mall Megaplex. Ends today at 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. Ends today at Kaahumanu 6.

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.

“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.

“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.

“INGRID GOES WEST” R, 1:37. Comedy, drama. Maui Mall Megaplex.

An unhinged social media stalker moves to LA and insinuates herself into the life of an Instagram star. Starring Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen and O’Shea Jackson Jr.

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

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. Ends today at 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. Ends today at 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.

“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.

“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.

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