These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources.
“BRAD’S STATUS” R, 1:41. Comedy, drama. Kaahumanu 6.
A father takes his son to tour colleges on the East Coast and meets up with an old friend who makes him feel inferior about his life’s choices. Starring Ben Stiller, Austin Abrams and Jenna Fischer.
“KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE” R, 2:21. Action, adventure, comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex and Kaahumanu 6.
When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, the Kingsman’s journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the US. These two elite secret organizations must band together to defeat a common enemy. Starring Taron Egerton, Colin Firth and Mark Strong.
“THE SOUND OF MUSIC” (1965) G, 2:54. Biography, drama, family. Screening is at 10 a.m. Saturday at Kaahumanu 6.
A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower. Starring Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer and Eleanor Parker.
“JEEPERS CREEPERS 3” R, 1:40. Horror, mystery, thriller. Screening is at 10 p.m. Tuesday at Maui Mall Megaplex.
Sergeant Tubbs assembles a task force hellbent on destroying The Creeper. Starring Gina Philips, Meg Foster and Jonathan Breck.
“AMERICAN ASSASSIN” R, 1:51. Action, thriller. Kaahumanu 6 and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
A story centered on counter-terrorism agent Mitch Rapp. Starring Dylan O’Brien, Michael Keaton and Sanaa Lathan.
“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. Maui Mall Megaplex.
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.
“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.
“HOME AGAIN” PG-13, 1:37. Comedy, drama, romance. Kaahumanu 6.
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.
“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.
“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.
“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.
“MOTHER!” R, 2:01. Drama, horror, mystery. Maui Mall Megaplex
A couple’s relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence. Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem and Ed Harris.
“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 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.
* 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.