Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources.
“GO FOR BROKE: AN ORIGINS STORY” Not rated, Concert/special events. 6:30 p.m.. Tonight. Historic Iao Theater, Wailuku.
Stacey Hayashi’s movie “Go for Broke: An Origin Story” is the story of the formation of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team of World War II. The movie features a star-studded, all-Japanese American cast mostly from Hawaii, and a local crew telling the tale of the most decorated unit in the history of the United States military for its size and length of service. The 442nd was made up of more than 14,000 Japanese American men who served with valor in the European theater. The motto of the battalion was “Go for Broke.” Hayashi’s film, shot entirely in Hawaii at the actual locations at which the real events occurred, chronicles the remarkable story from its earliest beginnings, to its triumphant formation and deployment “aloha ceremony” at Iolani Palace before heading to basic training at Camp Shelby, Mississippi. Tickets are $20 and $25; add $30 for pre-movie dinner, catered by Da Kitchen, and ’40s Cabaret Show, which begins at 5 p.m.
“LIKE ARROWS” PG, 1:40. Concert/special events. 7 p.m. Tonight, Maui Mall Megaplex.
Fathom Events and Family Life present Like Arrows – Parenting is a Journey. When rebellion creeps into their family, Charlie and Alice realize their approach to raising children isn’t working, and they start searching for answers. But is it too late? Family Life’s first feature film explores the joys and heartaches of parenting. In addition to the feature content, audiences will enjoy an exclusive panel discussion featuring the producers.
“THE BOXCAR CHILDREN – SURPRISE ISLAND “ G, 1:40. Concert/special events. 4 p.m. Tuesday. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Fathom Events and Shout! Kids are excited to bring the magic of The Boxcar Children for a special after-school event. The Boxcar Children – Surprise Island is based on the second book from the beloved series by Gertrude Chandler. The Alden children have a home with their grandfather now – but their adventures are just beginning! Featuring the voice talents of Martin Sheen, J.K. Simmons and Joey King.
“PUFFS: FILMED LIVE OFF BROADWAY” PG-13, 1:50. Concert/special events. 7 p.m. Wednesday. Maui Mall Megaplex.
For seven years a certain boy wizard went to a certain Wizard School and conquered evil. This, however, is not his story. This is the story of the Puffs … who just happened to be there too. A tale for anyone who has never been destined to save the world.
“AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR” PG-13, 2:29. Action/Adventure, Sci-Fi/Fantasy. Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahumanu 6, Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their most powerful enemy yet — the evil Thanos. On a mission to collect all six Infinity Stones, Thanos plans to use the artifacts to inflict his twisted will on reality. The fate of the planet and existence itself has never been more uncertain as everything the Avengers have fought for has led up to this moment. Starring Karen Gillan, Scarlett Johansson and Chris Pratt.
“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. 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.
“DA ONE THAT GHOST AWAY” Not rated, 1:43. Comedy, horror, romance. Kaahumanu 6.
After many attempts of living up to her legendary grandma’s legacy, fake paranormal expert, Carmel Monserrat finds it hard to relieve the glory days of their family business, P.E.K.T.U.S. (Paranormal Extraction and Kulam. Try Us), and saving their family house from foreclosure. Their dirty tricks don’t work anymore, because unlike the rest of her family, Carmel doesn’t really have any special power. Starring Kim Chiu, Ryan Bang, Pepe Herrera.
“I FEEL PRETTY” PG-13, 1:50. Comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A woman struggling with insecurity wakes from a fall believing she is the most beautiful and capable woman on the planet. Her new confidence empowers her to live fearlessly, but what happens when she realizes her appearance never changed? Starring Amy Schumer, Michelle Williams and Emily Ratajkowski.
“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.
“KULEANA” PG-13, 1:35. Drama, mystery. Maui Mall Megaplex.
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.
“A QUIET PLACE” PG-13, 1:30. Horror, suspense/thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex, Lahaina Wharf Cinema, ends tonight at 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.
“RAMPAGE” PG-13, 1:47. Action/adventure. Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahumanu 6, Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
A silverback gorilla, a wolf and a reptile grow to a monstrous size after a rogue genetic experiment goes wrong, causing Primatologist Davis Okoye to join forces with the military. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Naomie Harris.
“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.
“SUPER TROOPERS 2” R, 1:43. Comedy. Tuesday, Maui Mall Megaplex.
When an international border dispute arises between the U.S. and Canada, the Super Troopers- Mac, Thorny, Foster, Rabbit and Farva, are called in to set up a new Highway Patrol station in the disputed area. Starring Paul Soter, Steve Lemme, Erik Stolhanske.
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