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Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL EVENT “THE RIOT AND THE DANCE” PG, 1:50 Concert/Special Events. 7 p.m. Monday. Maui Mall Megaplex. Fathom Events and Gorilla Poet Productions present Riot and ...

‘Love, Simon,’ a fresh and classic take on first love

* “Love, Simon,” three and a half stars out of four. AP Entertainment Writer Some things are universal about being a teenager: The budding sexuality and sense of identity, the dramatic emotions, the profound need for acceptance and confusing inklings of first love. Countless movies (and ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL EVENTS “YU-GI-OH! THE MOVIE” PG, 2:00. Concert/special events. 7 p.m. today. Maui Mall Megaplex. Fathom Events and 4K Media bring the 2004 anime hit, “Yu-Gi-Oh! ...

‘Red Sparrow’ never really quite takes off

In the James Bond films, sex with a globe-trotting spy seems to be fun, fun, fun. A martini, a tuxedo, a witty line or two and then it’s off to a luxurious bed with two tanned, muscular bodies. Not so in the new thriller “Red Sparrow,” where the sex is cold, ugly and often violent. This ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL EVENTS “KIRK CAMERON: CONNECT” PG, 1:30. Concert/special events. 7 p.m. March 1 Maui Mall Megaplex Fathom Events and Provident Films present “Kirk Cameron: ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL EVENTS “IS GENESIS HISTORY?” G, 2:00. Concerts/Special Events. Maui Mall Megaplex. Tonight at 7 p.m. Presented by Fathom Events and Compass Cinema, “Is Genesis ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. NEW THIS WEEK “BLACK PANTHER” PG-13, 2:14. Action/Adventure, Sci-Fi/Fantasy. Maui Mall Megaplex and Lahaina Wharf Cinema. Black Panther springs into action when an old ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL EVENT “THE METROPOLITAN OPERA: L’ELISIR D’AMORE” G, 3:00. Concerts/Special Events. Maui Mall Megaplex. Fathom Events and The Met: Live in HD present a ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. NEW THIS WEEK “WINCHESTER” PG-13, 1:39. Horror, suspense/ thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex. Inspired by true events. On an isolated stretch of land 50 miles outside of San ...

‘Phantom Thread’ spins a rich showcase for Day-Lewis

• “Phantom Thread,” three stars out of four. With echoes of “Rebecca” and lavish Max Ophuls productions, writer and director Paul Thomas Anderson spins the tale of an obsessive fashion designer and his muse into a suspenseful and often funny parlor drama in “Phantom ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “PUCCINI’S TOSCA” PG-13, 1:50. Opera/Special Events. Maui Mall Megaplex. Fathom Events and The Metropolitan Opera present a one-day screening on ...

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These are Maui Scene’s mini reviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources. NEW THIS WEEK “PROUD MARY” R, 1:28. Action/Adventure, Drama, Suspense/Thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex. A professional assassin causes a turf war when she ...

‘Molly’s Game’ makes for an enjoyable tumble

* “Molly’s Game,” two and a half stars out of four. The Associated Press Aaron Sorkin has a knack for timing, and not just in the obvious way. The Oscar-winning writer of “The Social Network,” “Moneyball” and other fast-talking, crackling scripts has been celebrated for his ...

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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. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “ALIEN INTRUSION: UNMASKING A DECEPTION” PG-13, 2:10. Concert/Special Events. Maui Mall Megaplex. Millions of people have experienced ...

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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. SPECIAL SCREENING TODAY “GANDARRAPPIDO!: THE REVENGER SQUAD” NR, 1:51. Comedy. Kaahumanu 6. Gardarra, Rapiddo and Kweenie are all trying to attain and ...

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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. SPECIAL SCREENING “DOCTOR WHO: TWICE UPON A TIME PG, 1:40. Music, performing arts. 7 p.m. tonight at Maui Mall Megaplex. Fathom Events and BBC Worldwide bring ...

Get reel: FirstLight

Maui Film Festival’s 19th annual FirstLight: Academy Screenings on Maui continues at Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater in Kahului for the holidays with centerpiece screenings Saturday and Tuesday; followed by closing night films Wednesday. The main thing Maui Film ...

Sweet ‘Ferdinand’ satisfies

“Ferdinand,” three stars out of four. The Associated Press This holiday season, there’s all manner of conflict at your local movie theater — Jedis battling in the stars, Winston Churchill warring in Europe and Olympic athletes dueling on ice. And then there’s that 2,000-pound ...

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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 “FATHER FIGURES” R, 1:53. Comedy. Kaahumanu 6 Upon learning that their mother has been lying to them for years about their allegedly deceased ...

Maui Film Festival FirstLight looms large at MACC

Maui Film Festival’s 19th annual FirstLight: Academy Screenings on Maui returns to Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater in Kahului to loom larger than life for four evenings. Opening night is Wednesday, followed by centerpiece screenings Dec. 23 and 26 and closing night films ...