These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources.
“BLADE RUNNER 2049” R, 2:43. Sci-fi, thriller. Kaahumanu 6 and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
A young blade runner’s discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who’s been missing for thirty years. Starring Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling and Ana de Armas.
“MY LITTLE PONY: THE MOVIE” PG, 1:39. Animation, adventure, comedy. Kaahumanu 6.
A dark force threatens Ponyville, and the Mane 6 embark on an unforgettable journey beyond Equestria where they meet new friends and exciting challenges on a quest to use the magic of friendship to save their home. Starring Emily Blunt, Kristin Chenoweth and Liev Schreiber.
“VICTORIA AND ABDUL” PG-13, 1:52. Biography, drama, history. Kaahumanu 6.
Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim. Starring Judi Dench, Ali Fazal and Tim Pigott-Smith.
“MULLY” 1:40. Biography, drama, family. Screening is at 7 tonight at Maui Mall Megaplex.
Fathom Events presents the inspiring true story of one man’s journey, Charles Mully, who is changing the world, one child at a time. “Mully” features exclusive bonus content.
“METROPOLITAN OPERA: NORMA” G, 3 hr 30 min. Music, performing arts. Screening is at 12:55 p.m. Saturday at Maui Mall Megaplex.
Fathom Events and The Met: Live in HD present a broadcast of Bellini’s “Norma”, live.
“STEVE MCQUEEN: AMERICAN ICON” PG, 2 hr 0 min. Special Events. Screening is at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Maui Mall Megaplex.
Fathom Events and Greg Laurie present the compelling documentary about redemption, Steve McQueen: American Icon, including a special message from Greg Laurie and performance by MercyMe, in select cinemas nationwide for a special one-night event.
“AMERICAN ASSASSIN” R, 1:51. Action, thriller. Lahaina Wharf Cinema. Ends today at Kaahumanu 6.
A story centered on counter-terrorism agent Mitch Rapp a CIA black ops recruit under the instruction of Cold War veteran Stan Hurley. Starring Dylan O’Brien, Michael Keaton and Sanaa Lathan.
“AMERICAN MADE” R , 1 hr 55 min Suspense/Thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
In this ’80s-set thriller based on a true story, airline pilot Barry Seal is recruited by the CIA to smuggle drugs and weapons abroad for the U.S. government. Seal quickly amasses a fortune via his undercover operations, but he gets in over his head when he becomes involved with Colombia’s Medellin cartel and the Iran-contra scandal.Starring Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleason and Sarah Wright.
“FLATLINERS” PG-13, 1:50. Drama, horror. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Five medical students, obsessed by what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring experiment: by stopping their hearts for short periods, each triggers a near-death experience – giving them a firsthand account of the afterlife. Starring Ellen Page, Diego Luna and Nina Dobrev.
“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.
“KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE” R, 2:21. Action, adventure, comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex and Lahaina Wharf Cinema. Ends today at Kaahumanu 6.
When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage by a villainous corporation known as the Golden Circle, the Kingsman’s journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the US called Statesman whose cooperation reaches back to the founding of their own agency. These two elite secret organizations must band together to defeat a common enemy. Starring Taron Egerton, Colin Firth and Mark Strong.
“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.
“THE HITMAN’S BODYGUARD” R, 1:58. Action, comedy. 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 LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE” PG , 1 hr 41 min
Action, adventure, animated. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Master Wu (Jackie Chan), as wise-cracking as he is wise, leads a fierce team of secret ninja warriors to defeat the evil warlord Garmadon (Justin Theroux) and save NINJAGO City.
* 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.