Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources.
“NATIONAL THEATER LIVE: MACBETH” R, 3:30. Concert/special events. 12:55 p.m. Saturday. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Fathom Events, BY Experience and National Theatre Live showcase Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy, “Macbeth.” In the ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war and ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled toward the crown by forces of elemental darkness. Directed by Rufus Norris. Starring Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff.
“PORCO ROSSO – STUDIO GHIBLI FEST 2018” PG, 1:45. Concert/special events. 12:55 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Monday and Wednesday. Maui Mall Megaplex.
From the legendary Studio Ghibli and Academy Award-winning director Hayao Miyazaki, comes a dazzling aerial adventure set in and above the scenic port towns of the Atlantic Sea. Porco Rosso is a world-weary flying ace-turned-bounty-hunter, whose face has been transformed into that of a pig by a mysterious spell. Starring Michael Keaton, Susan Egan and Kimberly Williams-Paisley.
“GODSPEED – THE RACE ACROSS AMERICA” PG, 2:15. Concert/special events. 7 p.m. Tuesday. Maui Mall Megaplex.
From Fathom Events, “GODSPEED – The Race Across America” features a sportscaster/ plane crash survivor joining forces with an ultra-competitive CEO in the world’s most endurance-driven bicycle race. Following the feature content, audiences will see a Q&A with the racers Brad Cooper and Jerry Schemmel.
NEW THIS WEEK
“DEADPOOL 2” R, 1:51. Action/adventure comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahumanu 6 and Lahaina Wharf Cinema. Opens tonight.
Wisecracking mercenary Deadpool joins forces with three mutant rogues to protect a young boy of supernatural abilities from the brutal, time-traveling mutant, the all-powerful Cable. Starring Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin and Morena Baccarin.
“BOOK CLUB” PG-13, 1:44. Comedy. Kaahumanu 6. Opens Friday.
The lives of four friends are turned upside down after reading the infamous “50 Shades of Grey.” From discovering new romance to rekindling old flames, they inspire each other to make their next chapter their best chapter yet. Starring Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen and Mary Steenburgen.
“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.
“BAD SAMARITAN” R, 1:47. Suspense/thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A valet develops a clever scam to burglarize the houses of rich customers. Things go smoothly until he robs the wrong customer and discovers a woman being held captive in his home. Starring Robert Sheehan and David Tennant.
“BREAKING IN” PG-13, 1:28. Suspense/thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A woman will stop at nothing to rescue her two children being held hostage in a house designed with impenetrable security. No trap, no trick and especially no man inside can match a mother with a mission. Starring Gabrielle Union, Billy Burke and Richard Cabral.
“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, Comedy, Sci-Fi/Fantasy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Banished dogs try to help a 12-year-old boy find his beloved 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.
“LIFE OF THE PARTY” PG-13, 1:25. Comedy. Kaahumanu 6.
When her husband suddenly dumps her, longtime dedicated housewife Deanna turns regret into re-set by going back to college. But she lands in the same class and school as her daughter, who’s not entirely sold on the idea. Starring Melissa McCarthy, Gillian Jacobs and Julie Bowen.
“OVERBOARD” PG-13, 1:52. Comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
After unjustly firing Kate and refusing to pay her, Leonardo falls overboard when partying too hard and wakes up on the coast with amnesia. Kate shows up at the hospital and, to get payback, convinces Leonardo he is her husband and puts him to work. Starring Eugenio Derbez, Anna Faris and Eva Longoria.
“A QUIET PLACE” PG-13, 1:30. Horror, suspense/thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex, Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
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.
“TULLY” R, 1:34. Comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A mother of three, including a newborn, is gifted a night nanny by her brother. Hesitant of the extravagance at first, Marlo comes to form a unique bond with the thoughtful, surprising, and sometimes challenging young nanny named Tully. Starring Charlize Theron, Mackenzie Davis and Mark Duplass.
“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.