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Catch the Minions in “Despicable Me 3” tonight. Illumination and Universal Pictures via AP photo

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These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources. OPENS TONIGHT “BEATRIZ AT DINNER” R, 1:22. Comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex. A holistic medicine practitioner attends a wealthy client’s dinner party after ...

Megatron and Josh Duhamel in a scene from “Transformers: The Last Knight.” Paramount Pictures / Bay Films via AP photo

In ‘The Last Knight,’ round 5 for the Transformers

* “Transformers: The Last Knight” two stars out of four. The Associated Press A concussed serenity sets in somewhere in the middle of the ceaseless ballet of metal and machismo in Michael Bay’s “Transformers: The Last Knight.” Freed of concerns like plausibility or story, you ...

Mark Wahlberg stars as Cade Yeager in “Transformers: The Last Knight.” Paramount Pictures via AP photo

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These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources. NEWEST FEATURE “TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT” PG-13, 2:29. Action, adventure, sci-fi. Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahumanu 6 and Lahaina Wharf Cinema. Humans ...

This image released by Disney shows Lightning McQueen, voiced by Owen Wilson, left, and Cruz Ramirez, voices by Cristela Alonzo, in a scene from "Cars 3." (Disney-Pixar via AP)

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These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources. OPENS tonight “47 METERS DOWN” PG-13, 1:29. Horror, thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex. Two sisters vacationing in Mexico are trapped in a shark cage at the ...

‘It Comes at Night,’ a brisk psychological thriller

• “It Comes at Night,” three stars out of four. “It Comes at Night” has the title of a horror film and, at times, the mood of one, but it is far too restrained to get the juices of the genre crowd going. That’s not an accident or a mistake, however. More likely, it’s a cheeky ...

Sofia Boutella appears in a scene from “The Mummy”
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These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources. OPENS TONIGHT “THE MUMMY” PG-13, 1:50. Action/Adventure, Sci-Fi/Fantasy. Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahumanu 6 (starts Friday) and Lahaina Wharf Cinema. A battle ...

Chris Pine (left) and Gal Gadot in “Wonder Woman”
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‘Wonder Woman’ film and star live up to the name

• “Wonder Woman,” Three stars out of four. “Wonder Woman” has been the subject of so much superfluous fuss, it’d be easy to forget that behind all of the hand-wringing and both symbolic and real pressure to succeed there’s actually a movie meant to entertain. Yet, like the ...

Gal Gadot stars in “Wonder Woman”
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These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources. OPENS TODAY • “WONDER WOMAN” PG-13, 2:21. Action, adventure, fantasy. Kaahumanu 6 and Lahaina Wharf Cinema. Before she was Wonder Woman she was Diana, ...

Brenton Thwaites as Henry Turner (left), and Johnny Depp as Jack Sparrow in  “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.” Disney photo via AP

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These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources. OPENS TODAY “DEAR OTHER SELF” NR, 1:50. Comedy. Kaahumanu 6. A woman finds herself caught in a dilemma whether she will stay at work or pursue her ...

The xenomorph returns in “Alien: Covenant.” Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation photo via AP

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These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources. OPENS TONIGHT “ALIEN: COVENANT” R, 2:02. Horror, sci-fi, thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahumanu 6. The crew of a colony ship, bound for a remote planet, ...

Amy Schumer stars in “Snatched”. 20th Century Fox photo via AP

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These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources. OPENS TONIGHT “SNATCHED” R, 1:31. Action, comedy. Kaahumanu 6. When her boyfriend dumps her before their exotic vacation, a young woman persuades her ...

Chris Pratt (left) and Michael Rooker star in “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”. Marvel Studios photo via AP

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These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources. OPENS TONIGHT “GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2” PG-13, 1:50. Action, adventure, sci-fi. Maui Mall Megaplex and Lahaina Wharf Cinema. Plus a double feature ...

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* “HALEAKALA: A SENSE OF PLACE” 49 minutes The Akaku Upstairs Salon Series will present a special screening of “Halealaka: A Sense of Place” at 6 tonight at the studio in Kahului. President and CEO of Akaku Jay April will be the guest speaker. Call 871-5554.

Chris Pratt and Dave Bautista star in “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”. Disney-Marvel photo via AP

‘Guardians’ returns and it’s better than the first time

The Associated Press In James Gunn’s sequel to his swashbuckling space Western, the Guardians of the Galaxy do their version of “The Empire Strikes Back,” complete with daddy issues but with a considerably more anarchic spirit and enough acerbic interplay among its interstellar gang to ...

Tom Hanks stars in “The Circle”. STX Financing photo via AP

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These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources. OPENS TONIGHT “THE CIRCLE” PG-13, 1:50. Drama, sci-fi, thriller. Lahaina Wharf Cinema. A woman lands a dream job at a powerful tech company called the ...

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* Maui Climate Action Network presents a documentary with Josh Fox “How to Let Go of the World and Love Everything that Climate Can’t Change” at 6:30 p.m. at POME Maui in Paia preceded by Maui Huliau Foundation student films. More details may be found at the Maui Virtual Climate March ...

Sharlto Copley, Brie Larson and Armie Hammer star in “Free Fire”. A24 photo via AP

When the bullets fly, ‘Free Fire’ comes to a crawl

* “Free Fire,” two and a half stars out of four. By JAKE COYLE The Associated Press The shootout, often a ballet, is a battle royale in Ben Wheatley’s “Free Fire.” When the bullets start flying, Wheatley’s arms-deal-gone-wrong 1970s shoot-up comes to a crawl. There’s a ...

Mother and cub pandas Ya Ya and Mei Mei in the film “Born in China.” Disneynature photo via AP

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These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources. OPENS TONIGHT “FREE FIRE” R, 1:30. Action, crime, thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex. Set in Boston in 1978, a meeting in a deserted warehouse between two ...

“Girl on Wave.” Documentary photo

Check out popular films at the MACC

*“GIRL ON WAVE” Documentary Film Premiere at 7 p.m. Friday in the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s McCoy Studio Theater. “Girl on Wave” introduces Sarah Hauser, 2015 and 2016 American Windsurfing Tour Champion, and her quest to make a career out of her passion for ...

Charlize Theron and Vin Diesel star in “The Fate of the Furious”
* Universal Pictures photo via AP

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These are Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources. OPENS TONIGHT “THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS” PG-13, 2:16. Action, crime, thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahumanu 6 and Lahaina Wharf Cinema. When a ...