Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources.
“ANDY IRONS: KISSED BY GOD” R 1:55. Concert/special events. 7 p.m. Today. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Fathom Events, The Orchard and Teton Gravity Research International bring the untold story of world champion surfer, Andy Irons, to Maui in a film about bipolar disorder and opioid addiction as seen through the life of the three-time world champion surfer who struggled with the same demons millions of people worldwide battle daily. The pride of Hawaii and revered around the world for his blue collar rise to fame and success, Andy faced internal battles that ultimately led to his demise. This special screening features a dedicated introduction and a Q&A with top experts in the field of opioid addiction and bipolar disorder.
“BEST F(R)IENDS VOLUME TWO” R 2:00. Concert/special events. 8 p.m. Friday and Monday. Maui Mall Megaplex.
The dynamic duo of Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestero have reunited for a dream project, “Best F(r)iends – Volume 2.” Be one of the first to see the second part their new film, plus bonus content, coming to the big screen Friday and Monday. As Sestero’s drifter makes a run for it, he finds himself on an expedition across the Southwest, where he encounters wild and crazy characters through a series of twisted and dark foibles. While his misadventure teaches him a valuable lesson about friendship and loyalty, Wiseau’s mortician carries the story home with more than a few surprises.
NEW THIS WEEK
“ACTION POINT” R, 1:25. Comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex. Opens Friday.
A man and his loony crew of misfits try to save their low-rent, out-of-control amusement park where rides are designed with minumum safety but maximum fun. Starring Johnny Knoxville, Aidan Whytock and Joe Vaz.
“ADRIFT” PG-13, 2:00. Romance, drama. Kaahumanu 6. Opens Friday.
Based on the true story of human survival, a young couple’s chance encounter leads them first to love, and then on the adventure of a lifetime before they face one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history. Starring Shailene Woodley, Sam Claflin and Jeffrey Thomas.
“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.
“BOOK CLUB” PG-13, 1:44. Comedy. Kaahumanu 6.
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.
“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.
“DEADPOOL 2” R, 1:51. Action/adventure comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahumanu 6 and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
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.
“KASAL” PG, 1:53. Romance. Kaahumanu 6.
Lia Marquez is a spirited woman who is set to marry Philip Cordero, Cebu City’s most eligible bachelor. However, things get a little bit shaky when Wado dela Costa, Lia’s ex-boyfriend, returns to win her back before he loses his chance. Starring Bea Alonzo, Derek Ramsay and Paulo Avelino.
“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,
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.
“SHOW DOGS” PG, 1:32. Comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A canine cop and an FBI agent work under cover at the world’s most exclusive dog show in Las Vegas. Starring Will Arnett, Natasha Lyonne and Chris “Ludacris” Bridges.
“SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY” PG-13, 2:15. Action/adventure, Sci-fi/fantasy. Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahumanu 6, Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
Young Han Solo finds adventure when he joins a gang of galactic smugglers, including a 196-year-old Wookie named Chewbacca. Indebted to the gangster Dryden Vos, the crew devises a daring plan to travel to the mining planet Kessel to steal a batch of valuable coaxium. In need of a fast ship, Solo meets Lando Calrissian, the suave owner of the perfect vessel for the dangerous mission — the Millennium Falcon. Starring Alden Ehrenreich, Emilia Clarke and Woody Harrelson.
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