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Gal Gadot stars in “Justice League.” Ratpac-Dune Entertainment photo via AP

Gal Gadot stars in “Justice League.” Ratpac-Dune Entertainment photo via AP

These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources.

OPENS FRIDAY

“UNEXPECTEDLY YOURS” NR, 2:00. (Philippines) Comedy, romance. Kaahumanu 6.

Two former high school friends Patty and Cocoy find each other 30 years later not only as organizers of their high school reunion but also as neighbors. Patty and her daughter Yanni’s quiet lives are shaken up when Cocoy and his nephew Jason comes knocking on their door. Starring Sharon Cuenta, Robin Padilla and Julia Baretto.

SPECIAL SCREENING

Gael Garcia Bernal (right) and Anthony Gonzalez star in the animated hit film “Coco.” Disney-Pixar photo via AP

Gael Garcia Bernal (right) and Anthony Gonzalez star in the animated hit film “Coco.” Disney-Pixar photo via AP

“GEORGE TAKEI’S ALLEGIANCE ON BROADWAY” PG, 2:30. Special Event. Screenings are at 7:30 tonight, 12:55 p.m. Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Monday and at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Maui Mall Megaplex and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.

Fathom Events and Sing Out, Louise! Productions present the return of the groundbreaking musical “George Takei’s Allegiance on Broadway” to cinemas nationwide, featuring new exclusive cast interveiws and footage honoring the 442nd regimental combat team.

“THE METROPOLITAN OPERA: HANSEL AND GRETEL ENCORE” G, 2:00. Special Events. Screening is at 12:55 p.m. Saturday Maui Mall Megaplex.

A special holiday encore performance of Humperdinck’s “Hansel and Gretel.”

“GUESS WHO’S COMING TO DINNER 50TH ANNIVERSARY (1967)” PG, 2:00. Special Events. Screening is at 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday and Wednesday at Maui Mall Megaplex.

Fathom Events, Turner Classic Movies and Sony Pictures Entertainment bring “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” to select cinemas for a special two-day event, which also includes an introduction from a TCM host.

“GENISIS: PARADISE LOST” G, 2:10. Final Encore at 7 p.m. Monday at Maui Mall Megaplex.

From Fathom Events, Creation Today and Sevenfold Films, the book of Genesis comes to life on the big screen with “Genesis 3D: Paradise Lost,” using stunning visual effects and scientific research to dive into the history and context of this highly-scrutinized book.

STILL PLAYING

“COCO” PG, 1:49. Animation, adventure, comedy. Kaahumanu 6 and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.

Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family’s ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to work out the mystery. Starring Anthony Gonzalez, Gael Garcia Bernal and Benjamin Bratt.

“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.

“DETROIT” R, 2:23. Crime, drama, history. Kaahumanu 6.

Fact-based drama set during the 1967 Detroit riots in which a group of rogue police officers respond to a complaint with retribution rather than justice on their minds. Starring John Boyega, Anthony Mackie and Algee Smith.

“JUSTICE LEAGUE” PG-13, 2:01. Action, adventure, fantasy. Maui Mall Megaplex and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.

Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Starring Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot and Jason Momoa.

“MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS” PG-13, 1:54. Crime, drama, mystery. Kaahumanu 6 and Maui Mall Megaplex.

A lavish train ride unfolds into a stylish and 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.

“THE STAR” PG, 1:26. Animation, adventure, comedy. Kaahumanu 6.

A small but brave donkey and his animal friends become the unsung heroes of the first Christmas. Starring Steven Yeun, Kristin Chenoweth and Zachary Levi.

“THOR: RAGNAROK” PG-13, 2:10. Action, adventure, comedy. Maui 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.

“THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI” R, 1:55. Comedy, crime, drama. Kaahumanu 6.

A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter’s murder when they fail to catch the culprit. Starring Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell.

“WONDER” PG, 1:53. Drama. Maui Mall Megaplex.

Based on the New York Times bestseller, “Wonder” tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time. Starring Jacob Tremblay, Owen Wilson and Izabela Vidovic.

* 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.­

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