Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources.
“DRAGON BALL SUPER: BROLY” PG, 1:40. Action/adventure, animated. Maui Mall Megaplex. 7:30 p.m. today; 4 p.m. Saturday; 1 p.m. Monday; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.
Goku is back to training hard so he can face the most powerful foes the universes have to offer, and Vegeta is keeping up right beside him. But when they suddenly find themselves against an unknown Saiyan, they discover a terrible, destructive force.
“SHOPLIFTERS” R, 2:01. Drama. Kihei Regency Cinemas. 4 and 10 p.m. Saturday.
This portrayal of poor people living in an old house surrounded by apartment buildings and the city hustle of Japan tells a tale of survival with love, kindness and a little shoplifting. Starring Lily Franky, Sakuro Ando and Mayu Matsuoka. Japanese with subtitles. 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
“THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD” R, 2:00. Concert/special events. Maui Mall Megaplex. 4 and 10 p.m. Monday.
Fathom Events partners with Warner Bros. Pictures to bring Academy Award-winner Peter Jackson’s poignant WWI documentary to select cinemas for special screenings. The film is presented in 2D and RealD 3D.
“CYRANO DE BERGERAC” PG, 3:10. Concert, special event presented by Comedie Francaise. Maui Mall Megaplex. 7 p.m. Wednesday.
From award-winning director, stage and cinema actor Denis Podalydes, this classic tale of hijinx comes to cinemas nationwide from the renowned Comédie-Francaise stage.
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“BEN IS BACK” R, 1:44. Drama. Maui Mall Megaplex. Opens today.
Nineteen-year-old Ben Burns unexpectedly returns home to his family’s suburban home on Christmas Eve morning. Ben’s mother, Holly, is relieved and welcoming but wary of her son staying clean. Starring Julia Roberts, Lucas Hedges and Kathryn Newton.
“GLASS” PG-13, 2:09. Drama, sci-fi/fantasy. Maui Mall Megaplex. Opens today.
Security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man who has twenty-four personalities. Starring Bruce Willis, James McAvoy and Samuel L. Jackson.
“IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK” R, 1:59. Romance. Maui Mall Megaplex.
After her fiance is imprisoned, a pregnant African-American woman sets out to prove his innocence. Starring Kiki Lane, Stephan James and Regina King.
“ON THE BASIS OF SEX” PG-13, 2:00. Drama. Ka’ahumanu 6.
The inspiring true story of young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg as she teams with her husband, Marty, to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination. Starring Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer and Justin Theroux.
“A DOG’S WAY HOME” PG, 1:37. Action/adventure, drama. Ka’ahumanu 6, Regency Kihei Cinemas.
Bella the dog embarks on an epic 400-mile journey to reunite with her beloved owner. Starring Ashley Judd, Jonah Hauer-King and Edward James Olmos.
“AQUAMAN” PG-13, 2:23. Action/adventure, sci-fi/fantasy. Maui Mall Megaplex,Ka’ahumanu 6, Regal Wharf, Regency Kihei Cinemas.
Aquaman finds himself caught between the surface world and Atlanteans who are ready to revolt. Starring Jason Momoa, Amber Heard and Nicole Kidman.
“BUMBLEBEE” PG-13, 1:54. Action/adventure, sci-fi/fantasy. Maui Mall Megaplex,Ka’ahumanu 6.
On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee the Autobot finds refuge in a junkyard in a small California beach town. When 17-year-old Charlie revives him, she quickly learns that this is no ordinary yellow Volkswagen. Starring Hailee Steinfeld, John Cena and Jorge Lendeborg Jr.
“ESCAPE ROOM” PG-13, 1:40. Action/adventure, horror, suspense/thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Six strangers find themselves in circumstances beyond their control and must use their wits to survive. Starring Taylor Russell, Deborah Ann Woll and Tyler Labine.
“FANTASTICK” PG-13, 2:06. Action/adventure, comedy. Ka’ahumanu 6.
Bellat lives with his mother, Fec, and his three adopted brothers Dak, Pepe and Junjun in a bankrupt carnival called Perya Wurtzbach. Starring Vice Ganda, Ronnie Alonte and Edward Barber.
“JACK EM POPOY” NR, 1:54. Action/adventure, comedy. Ka’ahumanu 6.
An honest police officer, retiring in a few months, gets assigned a new partner with different values and ideals. The partnership becomes chaotic when Jack and Popoy’s ideals as policemen clash. Starring Coco Martin, and Vic Soto.
“MARY POPPINS RETURNS (2018)” PG, 2:10. Music/performing arts. Maui Mall Megaplex, Ka’ahumanu 6, Regal Wharf Cinemas.
Magical nanny Mary Poppins reunites with Michael and Jane Banks in 1930s London. Starring Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Meryl Streep.
“MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS” R, 2:04. Drama, historical film. Maui Mall Megaplex.
“Mary Queen of Scots” explores the turbulent life of the charismatic Mary Stuart. Queen of France at 16 and widowed at 18, Mary defies pressure to remarry. Instead, she returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. But Scotland and England fall under the rule of the compelling Elizabeth I. Starring Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie and David Tennant.
“REPLICAS” PG-13, 1:47. Suspense/thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Complications arise when a brilliant neuroscientist tries to clone his dead wife and children. Starring Keanu Reeves, Alice Eve and Thomas Middleditch.
“SECOND ACT” PG-13, 1:44. Comedy, romance. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Maya is a 40-year-old woman struggling with frustrations from unfulfilled dreams. Until, that is, she gets the chance to prove to Madison Avenue that street smarts are as valuable as book smarts, and that it is never too late for a Second Act. Starring Jennifer Lopez, Leah Remini and Vanessa Hudgens.
“SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE” PG, 1:57. Animated, action/adventure. Maui Mall Megaplex, Ka’ahumanu 6, Regal Wharf Cinemas.
Spider-Man mentors a teenager from Brooklyn, N.Y., to become the next web-slinging superhero. Starring Jake Johnson, Shameik Moore and Brian Tyree Henry.
“THE UPSIDE” PG-13, 2:06. Drama. Maui Mall Megaplex, Regency Kihei Cinemas.
A wealthy quadriplegic develops an unlikely friendship with the parolee who becomes his caretaker. Starring Kevin Hart, Nicole Kidman and Bryan Cranston.
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