Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources.
“DOCTOR WHO: GENESIS OF THE DALEKS (DIRECTOR’S CUT)” Unrated. 1:50. Concert/special events. 7 p.m. Monday. Maui Mall Megaplex.
BBC Studios and Fathom Events bring this special cinema length Director’s Cut of one of the most popular of all Doctor Who stories, “Genesis of the Daleks” for a special one-night event. The Fourth Doctor (Tom Baker) and his companions, Sarah Jane Smith and Harry Sullivan, are transported thousands of years into the past to the ancient planet Skaro where they are given a mission to prevent evil scientist Davros from introducing a destructive race of killing machines. The event also features a first look at “In Conversation with Tom Baker.”
“THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME” R 2:50. Concert/special events. 7 p.m. Tuesday. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Presented by Fathom Events, BY Experience and National Theatre Live, this critically acclaimed production is captured live from the National Theatre in London. Based on the acclaimed novel by Mark Haddon and adapted by Simon Stephens, it’s the story of 15-year-old Christopher who is under suspicion for killing a neighbor’s dog. While exceptionally smart, Christopher has never ventured alone, detests being touched and distrusts strangers. Neverthless, his quest to exonerate himself takes him on a journey that upturns his world.
“ONE LAST THING — A CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL EVENT” PG. 1:56. Concert/special events. 7 p.m. Wednesday. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Presented by Fathom Events and Screen Media, this special one-night screening features an exclusive interview with the cast. The storyline follows Dylan Derringer (Wendell Pierce), a lonely dentist in Florida, who is reunited with his long-lost daughter Lucy (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) after years apart — an experience which sends him on an eventful and ultimately life-changing journey of discovery.
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“OCEAN’S 8” PG-13, 1:50. Action/Adventure, suspense, thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahumanu 6, Lahaina Wharf Cinema. Opens tonight.
Eight female thieves try to steal a valuable necklace at New York’s annual Met Gala. Starring Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett and Anne Hathaway.
“HEREDITARY” R, 2:07.
Drama, horror. Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahumanu 6. Opens tonight.
A family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about its ancestry. Starring Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne and Anne Dowd.
“HOTEL ARTEMIS” R, 1:37. Action/adventure, suspense, thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahumanu 6. Opens tonight.
Set in riot-torn, near-future Los Angeles, “Hotel Artemis” is a secret, members-only hospital for criminals run by The Nurse. Starring Jodie Foster, Sofia Boutella and Dave Bautista.
“ACTION POINT” R, 1:25. Comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
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.
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. 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. 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.
“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.
“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. Starring Alden Ehrenreich, Emilia Clarke and Woody Harrelson.
“UPGRADE” R, 1:35. Action/adventure, horror. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Set in the near-future, technology controls nearly all aspects of life. But when Grey, a self-identified technophobe, has his world turned upside down, his only hope for revenge is an experimental computer chip implant called Stem. Starring Logan Marshall-Green, Betty Gabriel and Harrison Gilbertson.
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