These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources.
“DADDY’S HOME 2” PG-13, 1:40. Comedy. Maui Mall and Kaahumanu 6.
Brad and Dusty must deal with their intrusive fathers during the holidays. Starring Linda Cardellini, Mark Wahlberg and Mel Gibson.
“MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS” PG-13, 1:54. Crime, drama, mystery. Kaahumanu 6.
A lavish train ride unfolds into a stylish & suspenseful mystery. From the novel by Agatha Christie, Murder on the Orient Express tells of thirteen stranded strangers and one man’s race to solve the puzzle before the murderer strikes again. Starring Kenneth Branagh, Penelope Cruz and Willem Dafoe.
“LBJ” R, 1:38. Biography, drama. Kaahumanu 6.
The story of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson from his young days in West Texas to the White House. Starring Jennifer Jason Leigh, Woody Harrelson and Bill Pullman.
“MULLY” PG, 1:21. Documentary, adventure, biography. Screening is at 7 p.m. Thursday at Maui Mall Megaplex.
A homeless orphan in Kenya becomes a lucrative businessman, only to give it all up and open an orphanage that today serves over 2,000 Kenyan children. Starring Charles Mully, Esther Mully and Isaac Mulli.
“CASABLANCA 75TH ANNIVERSARY (1942) PRESENTED BY TCM” PG, 1:42. Drama, romance, war. Screening is at 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday and Wednesday at Maui Mall Megaplex.
In Casablanca in December 1941, a cynical American expatriate encounters a former lover, with unforeseen complications. Starring Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman and Paul Henreid.
“GENESIS: PARADISE LOST” PG, 2:10. Documentary. Screening is at 7 p.m. Monday at Maui Mall Megaplex.
If there is one part of the Bible that has undergone more scrutiny and abuse than any other, it is the very beginning – GENESIS. Both from within and without the church, assaults on GENESIS continue to question the Creation and ultimately the Creator. So, what exactly happened at the “Creation,” at the “Beginning?” Creation Today and Seven Fold Films is proud to announce that for the first time ever, using stunning visual effects and the latest in scientific research, GENESIS will come to life right before your very eyes. We have heard the phrase “In the beginning” many times; now we get to see it on the big screen.
“BAD MOMS CHRISTMAS” R, 1 hr 57 min. Comedy. Kaahumanu 6, Maui Mall Megaplex and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
This sequel follows our three under-appreciated and over-burdened women as they rebel against the challenges and expectations of the “Super Bowl” for moms: Christmas. Starring Mila Kunis, Kristin Bell and Kathryn Hahn.
“BLADE RUNNER 2049” R, 2:43. Sci-fi, thriller. Ends tonight at Kaahumanu 6.
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.
“GEOSTORM” PG-13, 1:49. Action, sci-fi, thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
When the network of satellites designed to control the global climate starts to attack Earth, it’s a race against the clock to uncover the real threat before a worldwide Geostorm wipes out everything and everyone. Starring Gerard Butler, Jim Sturgess and Abbie Cornish.
“JIGSAW” R, 1:31. Crime, horror, mystery. Kaahumanu 6.
Bodies are turning up around the city, each having met a uniquely gruesome demise. As the investigation proceeds, evidence points to one suspect: John Kramer, the man known as Jigsaw, who has been dead for 10 years. Starring Matt Passmore, Tobin Bell and Callum Keith Rennie.
“ONLY THE BRAVE” PG-13, 2:13. Biography, drama. Kaahumanu 6.
Based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a group of elite firefighters risk everything to protect a town from a historic wildfire. Starring Josh Brolin, Miles Teller and Jeff Bridges.
“SEVEN SUNDAYS” NR, 2:08. Drama. (Philippines) Kaahumanu 6.
The Bonifacio siblings reunite when they find out their father is diagnosed with cancer. In the process, they have to deal with unresolved issues among themselves before it’s too late. Starring Ronaldo Valdez, Aga Muhlach and Dingdong Dantes.
“SUBURBICON” R, 1:44. Crime, drama, mystery. Ends tonight at Kaahumanu 6.
A home invasion rattles a quiet family town. Starring Matt Damon, Julianne Moore and Oscar Isaac.
“THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE” R, 1:48. Biography, drama, war. Maui Mall Megaplex and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
A group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq struggles to integrate back into family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they’ve left the battlefield. Starring Haley Bennett, Miles Teller and Keisha Castle-Hughes.
“THE FOREIGNER” R, 1:53. Action, drama, thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A humble businessman with a buried past seeks justice when his daughter is killed in an act of terrorism. A cat-and-mouse conflict ensues with a government official, whose past may hold clues to the killers’ identities. Starring Katie Leung, Jackie Chan and Rufus Jones.
“THOR: RAGNAROK” PG-13, 2:10. Action, adventure, comedy. Muai Mall Megaplex and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
Imprisoned, the almighty Thor finds himself in a lethal gladiatorial contest against the Hulk, his former ally. Thor must fight for survival and race against time to prevent the all-powerful Hela from destroying his home and the Asgardian civilization. Starring Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston and Cate Blanchett.
“TYLER PERRY’S BOO 2! MADEA HALLOWEEN” PG-13, 1:41. Comedy, horror. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Madea, Bam and Hattie venture to a haunted campground and the group must run for their lives when monsters, goblins and the boogeyman are unleashed. Starring Tyler Perry, Cassi Davis and Patrice Lovely.
* 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.