Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources.
“THE AMENDMENT” PG-13, 2:00. Concert/special events. 7 p.m. today. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Sen. Brooks Douglass (R-Okla.) fights for victims’ rights after surviving a brutal childhood attack.
“VERDI’S LUISA MILLER” G, 4:00. Concert/special events, 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Maui Mall Megaplex.
Fathom Events and The Met: Live in HD present a broadcast of Verdi’s “Luisa Miller,” live in select cinemas nationwide. Placido Domingo stars in this rarely performed Verdi gem, a heart-wrenching tragedy of fatherly love. Sonya Yoncheva sings the title role opposite Piotr Beczala in the first Met performances of the opera in more than ten years.
“SURVIVAL SUNDAY: THE WALKING DEAD / FEAR THE WALKING DEAD” PG-13, 2;15. Concert/special events, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Maui Mall Megaplex.
Fathom Events and AMC Network Present Survival Sunday — two great shows, one epic night. Don’t miss “The Walking Dead Season Finale” and “Fear the Walking Dead Season Premiere, Worlds Collide” as Morgan Jones crosses over from The Walking Dead and into the new world of Fear. Watch as all- out war ends and new adventures begin.
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“BLUMHOUSE’S TRUTH OR DARE” PG-13, 1:40. Suspense/thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A harmless game of “Truth or Dare” among friends turns deadly when someone — or something–begins to punish those who tell a lie — or refuse the dare. Starring Jeff Wadlow, Lucy Hale and Tyler Posey.
“ISLE OF DOGS” PG-13, 1:41. Action/adventure, animated. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Banished dogs try to help a 12-year-old boy find his be-loved pet on an island that’s a garbage dump. Starring Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton and Bill Murray.
“RAMPAGE” PG-13, 1:47. Action/adventure. Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahumanu 6.
A silverback gorilla, a wolf and a reptile grow to a monstrous size after a rogue genetic experiment goes wrong. Primatologist Davis Okoye soon joins forces with the military to prevent the mutated beasts from destroying everything in their path. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Naomie Harris.
“BLACK PANTHER” PG-13, 2:14. Action/Adventure, Sci-Fi/Fantasy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
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.
“BLOCKERS” R, 1:42. Comedy, Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahumanu 6.
When three parents stumble upon their daughters’ pact to lose their virginity at prom, they launch a covert one-night operation to stop the teens from sealing the deal. Starring Leslie Mann, Ike Barinholtz and John Cena.
“CHAPPAQUIDDICK” PG-13, 1:41. Suspense/thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Ted Kennedy’s life and political career become derailed in the aftermath of a fatal car accident in 1969 that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne. Starring Jason Clarke, Kate Mara and Ed Helms.
“GOD’S NOT DEAD: A LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS” PG-13, 1:31. Drama, Maui Mall Megaplex.
Pastor Dave responds to the unimaginable tragedy of having his church, located on the grounds of the local university, burned down. Starring David A.R. White, John Corbett and Shane Harper
“I CAN ONLY IMAGINE” PG, 1:50. Drama. Maui Mall Megaplex.
This true story follows the life of Bart Millard, lead singer of the Christian band MercyMe, who loses his father to cancer and inspires him to write the mega-hit song, I Can Only Imagine. Starring J. Michael Finley, Madeline Carroll and Dennis Quaid.
“KULEANA” PG-13, 1:35. Drama, mystery. Maui Mall Megaplex, Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
A disabled Vietnam vet rediscovers the Hawaiian warrior within to protect his family, defend their land and clear his father’s name. Starring Moronai Kanekoa, Kristina Anapau and Sonya Balmores.
“LOVE, SIMON” PG-13, 1:50. Drama. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Everyone deserves a great love story, but for 17-year-old Simon Spier, it’s a little more complicated. He hasn’t told his family or friends that he’s gay, and he doesn’t know the identity of the anonymous classmate that he’s fallen for online. Resolving both issues proves hilarious, terrifying and life-changing. Starring Nick Robinson, Katherine Langford and Josh Duhamel.
“THE MIRACLE SEASON” PG-13, 1:39. Drama. Maui Mall Megaplex.
After the tragic death of the “Line” Found, the remaining team players must band together under the guidance of their tough-love coach in hope of winning the state championship. Starring Helen Hunt, William Hurt and Danika Yarosh
“PACIFIC RIM: UPRISING” PG-13, 1:51. Action/adventure. Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahumanu 6.
Jake Pentecost, son of Stacker Pentecost, reunites with Mako Mori to lead a new generation of Jaeger pilots, including rival Lambert and 15-year-old hacker Amara, against a new Kaiju threat. Starring John Boyega, Scott Eastwood and Cailee Spaeny.
“PAUL, APOSTLE OF CHRIST” PG-13, 1:48. Drama. Kaahumanu 6,Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
The story covers Paul’s journey from the most infamous persecutor of Christians to Jesus Christ’s most influential apostle as two men struggle against a determined emperor and the frailties of the human spirit in order to live out the Gospel of Jesus. Starring James Faulkner, Jim Caviezel and Joanne Whalley.
“A QUIET PLACE” PG-13, 1:30. Horror, suspense/thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahumanu 6.
A family of four must navigate their lives in silence after mysterious creatures that hunt by sound threaten their survival. If they hear you, they hunt you. Starring Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds and Noah Jupe
“READY PLAYER ONE” PG-13, 2:20. Action/adventure, science fiction. Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahumanu 6, Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
When the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune. Starring Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke and Ben Mendelsohn.
“TOMB RAIDER” PG-13, 1:58. Action/Adventure. Kaahumanu 6.
Going against his final wishes, Lara leaves everything she knows behind in search of her dad’s last-known destination: a fabled tomb on a mythical island that might be somewhere off the coast of Japan. Starring Alicia Vikander, Dominic West and Walton Goggins.
“TYLER PERRY’S ACRIMONY” R, 2:00 Suspense/thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A wife tired of standing by her husband is enraged when it becomes clear she has been betrayed. Starring Taraji P. Henson, Lyriq Bent and Jazmyn Simon.
“A WRINKLE IN TIME” PG-, 1:49. Action/Adventure, Sci-fi/Fantasy. Kaahumanu 6.
After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother and her friend to space in order to find him. Starring Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon.
* Movie listings reflect showings that are made available by theaters at press time. For up-to-date movies and showtimes, visit www.fandango.com.