These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources.
“LAST NIGHT” NR, 1 hr 46 min. Romance. Kaahumanu 6.
As they spend time together and in every failed attempt of leaving this world, both Mark and Carmina fall in love for each other but they can’t seem to turn away from their initial goals. Starring Piolo Pascual, Toni Gonzaga and Joey Marquez.
“PROFESSOR MARSTON & THE WONDER WOMEN” R, 1 hr 48 min. Drama. Kaahumanu 6.
This biopic of Wonder Woman creator and Harvard psychologist Dr. William Moulton Marston details how his beloved superhero was inspired by his polyamorous relationship with his wife and a younger student who became their lover — an unconventional arrangement in 1940s America that, if exposed, could have ended his career. Starring Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall and Bella Heathcote.
“THE FOREIGNER” R, 1 hr 54 min. Action, adventure, suspense/thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
London businessman Quan’s (Chan) long-buried past erupts in a revenge-fueled vendetta when the only person left for him to love — his teenage daughter — is taken from him in a senseless act of politically-motivated terrorism. Starring Jackie Chan, Pierce Brosnan and Ray Fearon.
“METROPOLITAN OPERA: DIE ZAUBERFLOTE” G, 3 hr 9 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 Mozart’s magical fable “Die Zauberflote,” live. This was Mozart’s last produced work for the stage.
“THE HEART OF MAN” PG-13, 1 hr 40 min. Concert/special event. Screening is at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Maui Mall Megaplex.
Fathom Events presents the cinematic retelling of the parable of the prodigal son, The Heart of Man, including a round table of thought-leaders moderated by Pastor Chad Veach, in select cinemas nationwide.
“THE PRINCESS BRIDE” PG, 1 hr 50 min. Concert/special event. Screening is at 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday at Maui Mall Megaplex. Fathom Events, Turner Classic Movies and Twentieth Century Fox are bringing The Princess Bride to select cinemas nationwide for a special two-day event, which also includes an introduction from a TCM host. Starring Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin and Robin Wright.
“AMERICAN MADE” R , 1 hr 55 min Suspense/Thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex and ends tonight at Kaahumanu 6.
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.
“BATTLE OF THE SEXES” PG-13, 1 hr 20 min. Comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
The electrifying 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell) was billed as THE BATTLE OF THE SEXES and became the most watched televised sports event of all time. Starring Emma Stone, Steve Carell and Elisabeth Shue.
“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.
“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. Ends tonight at Kaahumanu 6.
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.
“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.
“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.
“THE MOUNTAIN BETWEEN US” PG-13, 1 hr 44 min. Action, adventure, drama. Maui Mall Megaplex and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness. Starring Idris Elba, Kate Winslet and Beau Bridges.
“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.
* 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.