Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources.
“PUCCINI’S TOSCA” PG-13, 1:50. Opera/Special Events. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Fathom Events and The Metropolitan Opera present a one-day screening on Saturday at 12:55 p.m. of this Puccini’s opera featuring Sonya Yoncheva who makes her role debut as the title prima donna alongside Vittorio Grigolo and Bryn Terfel. Emmanuel Villaume conducts.
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“12 STRONG” R, 2:10. Drama. Maui Mall Megaplex.
This film chronicles the story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11. Under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down the Taliban. Starring Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon and Michael Pena
“CALL ME BY YOUR NAME” R, 2:12. Drama, romance. Maui Mall Megaplex.
In Northern Italy in 1983, seventeen year-old Elio begins a relationship with visiting Oliver, his father’s research assistant, with whom he bonds over his emerging sexuality, their Jewish heritage and the beguiling Italian landscape. Starring Armie Hammer, Timothee Chalamet and Michael Stuhlbarg.
“DEN OF THIEVES” R, 2:20. Action, crime, drama. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A gritty crime saga which follows the lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff’s Dept. and the state’s most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank. Starring Gerard Butler, Jordan Bridges and Pablo Schreiber.
“I, TONYA” R, 2:00. Biography, comedy, drama. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the activity is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes. Starring Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan and Allison Janney.
“PHANTOM THREAD” R, 2:10. Drama, romance. Kaahumanu 6.
Set in 1950’s London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover. Starring Vicky Krieps, Daniel Day-Lewis and Lesley Manville.
“MAZE RUNNER: THE DEATH CURE” PG-13, 2:01. Action, adventure, fantasy. Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahumanu 6.
Thomas leads escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must enter the deadliest maze of all. Starring Rosa Salazar, Thomas Brodie-Sangster and Dylan O’Brien.
“ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD” R, 2:12. Drama, suspense/thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
This crime thriller dramatizes the real-life 1973 kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III, the grandson of billionaire oil tycoon J. Paul Getty. Starring Christopher Plummer, Michelle Williams and Mark Wahlberg.
“ANG PANDAY” NR, 2:08. Filipino action, adventure, fantasy. Kaahumanu 6.
In this 2017 epic comeback of the iconic Pinoy hero, Coco Martin plays the grandson of the original Panday whose life will suddenly turn upside down when he realizes that his bloodline is destined to save humanity from the evil doings of Lizardo. Starring Coco Martin, Awra Briguela and Jake Cuenca.
“THE COMMUTER” PG-13, 1:45. Drama. Kaahumanu 6.
During his daily New York commute, a cop-turned-insurance salesman is approached by a mysterious woman, who tells him to locate a passenger who’s carrying something dangerous. Starring Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson.
“FERDINAND” PG, 1:48. Animation, 3D. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A wisecracking goat and three hedgehogs try to help a giant gentle bull escape from his captors. Starring John Cena, Bobby Cannavale and Kate McKinnon.
“THE GREATEST SHOWMAN” PG, 1:45. Music, performing arts. Maui Mall Megaplex, Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
A musical about the life of entrepreneur P.T. Barnum who found fame and fortune by starting a circus in 1870’s America and believed in celebrating those with differences instead of scorning them. Starring Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron and Michelle Williams.
“INSIDIOUS: THE LAST KEY” PG-13, 1:43. Horror, suspense/thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
In the fourth installment in the Insidious series, parapsychologist Elise Rainier must delve even deeper into the infernal world known as “the Further.” Starring Lin Shaye, Angus Sampson and Leigh Whannell.
“MOLLY’S GAME” R, 2:20. Drama, suspense/thriller. Kaahumanu 6.
The true story of an Olympic-class skier who ran the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target. Starring Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba and Kevin Costner.
“PADDINGTON 2” PG, 1:43. Comedy, family. Kaahumanu 6, Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
In this sequel to the 2014 family film, Paddington Bear tries to earn enough money to buy an antique book for his aunt’s 100th birthday, Starring Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins and Julie Walters.
“THE POST” PG-13, 1:55. Drama, Suspense/Thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Katharine Graham and Ben Bradlee of The Washington Post work together to expose government secrets. Starring Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep and Alison Brie.
“PROUD MARY” R, 1:28. Adventure, drama, suspense. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A professional assassin causes a turf war when she tries to save a 12-year-old boy from the streets. Starring Taraji P. Henson, Billy Brown and Jahi Di’allo Winston.
“THE SHAPE OF WATER” R, 2:03. Drama. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A mute cleaning lady working in a secret U.S. government lab in 1962 befriends an otherworldly, aquatic creature who’s being held there against its will. Starring Sally Hawkins, Doug Jones and Michael Shannon.
“STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI” PG-13, 2:32. Action, adventure, science fiction, fantasy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
This installment of the Star Wars saga picks up where “The Force Awakens” left off. Starring Adam Driver, Mark Hamill and Daisy Ridley.
* Movie listings reflect showings that are made available by theaters at press time. For up-to-date movies and showtimes, visit www.fandango.com.