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“IS GENESIS HISTORY?” G, 2:00. Concerts/Special Events. Maui Mall Megaplex. Tonight at 7 p.m.
Presented by Fathom Events and Compass Cinema, “Is Genesis History?” returns for a special one-year anniversary event. The documentary features Dr. Del Tackett meeting with top scientists and scholars around the globe to discuss the most controverisial book of the Bible. This special screening includes new footage with Dr. Tackett and college students discussing the importance of the Book of Genesis to Millennials.
NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE PRESENTS “CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF” R, 3:05. Concerts/Special Events. Maui Mall Megaplex. Tonight at 7 p.m.
Directed by Benedict Andrews and starring Jack O’Connell and Sienna Miller, National Theatre Live’s revival of Tennessee Williams’ “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” screens for a special one-night event. Presented by Fathom Events, National Theatre Live and BY Experience.
METROPOLITAN OPERA PRESENTS “PUCCINI’S LA BOHEME” G, 3:20. Concerts/Special Events. Maui Mall Megaplex. Saturday at 12:30 p.m.
The world’s most popular opera returns in Franco Zeffirelli’s classic production of “La Boheme” starring a cast of young stars, including Sonya Yoncheva as the fragile Mimì and Michael Fabiano as the poet Rodolfo. Presented by Fathom Events and The Met: Live in HD.
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“SAMSON” PG-13, 1:50. Action/adventure, comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
After losing the love of his life to a cruel Philistine prince, a young Hebrew with supernatural strength defends his people, sacrificing everything to avenge his love, his people and his God. Starring Jackson Rathbone, Billy Zane and Taylor James.
“15:17 PARIS” PG-13, 1:34. Drama, Suspense/ Thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
On Aug. 21, 2015, the world watches in stunned silence as the media reports a thwarted terrorist attack on a train that’s bound for Paris — an attempt prevented by three young Americans traveling together through Europe. Starring Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos and Spencer Stone.
“BLACK PANTHER” PG-13, 2:14. Action/Adventure, Sci-Fi/Fantasy. Maui Mall Megaplex and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
Black Panther springs into action when an old enemy threatens the fate of his nation and the world. Starring Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan and Lupita Nyong’o.
“EARLY MAN” PG, 1:29. Action/Adventure, Animated. Kaahumanu 6.
A plucky cave man and his sidekick must unite their tribe against a mighty enemy — the Bronze Age. Starring Maisie Williams, Eddie Redmayne and Tom Hiddleston.
“FIFTY SHADES FREED” R, 1:41. Drama, Romance. Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahumanu 6 and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
Believing they have left behind shadowy figures from their past, newlyweds Christian and Ana fully embrace an inextricable connection and shared life of luxury. But just as she steps into her role as Mrs. Grey and he relaxes into an unfamiliar stability, new threats could jeopardize their happy ending before it even begins. Starring Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson and Arielle Kebbel.
“THE GREATEST SHOWMAN” PG, 1:45. Music, performing arts. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A musical about the life of 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.
“HOSTILES” R, 2:15. Action/ Adventure, Drama, Western. Maui Mall Megaplex.
In 1892, a legendary Army captain reluctantly agrees to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory. Starring Christian Bale, Rosamund Pike and Wes Studi.
“JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE” PG-13, 1:59. Action, adventure, comedy. Kaahumanu 6.
Four teenagers discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game’s jungle setting becoming adult avatars. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan and Kevin Hart.
“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.
“PETER RABBIT” PG, 1:34. Action/Adventure, Comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
Peter Rabbit’s feud with Mr. McGregor reaches new heights as both compete for the affections of a kind animal lover who lives next door. Starring Domhnall Gleeson, Rose Byrne and James Corden.
“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.
“WINCHESTER” PG-13, 1:39. Horror, suspense/ thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Inspired by true events. On an isolated stretch of land 50 miles outside of San Francisco sits the most haunted house in the world. Built by Sarah Winchester, heiress to the Winchester fortune, it is a house that knows no end. Starring Helen Mirren, Jason Clarke and Sarah Snook.
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