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Starry Night Cinema: ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Maui Arts & Cultural Center presents “Beauty and the Beast.” An adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love. Starring Emma Watson, Dan Stevens and Luke Evans. Bring a low-back beach chair and/or a blanket. Come early and enjoy ...

Bill Skarsgard stars in “It”; Warner Bros. Pictures via AP photo

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OPENS TONIGHT “IT” R, 2:15. Drama, horror. Kaahumanu 6 and Lahaina Wharf Cinema. A group of bullied kids band together when a monster, taking the appearance of a clown, begins hunting children. Starring Bill Skarsgard, Jaeden Lieberher and Finn Wolfhard. OPENS FRIDAY “HOME ...

Alicia Vikander stars in “Tulip Fever.” The Weinstein Company via AP photo

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OPENS FRIDAY “TULIP FEVER” R, 1:47. Drama, romance. Kaahumanu 6. An artist falls for a young married woman while he’s commissioned to paint her portrait during the Tulip mania of 17th century Amsterdam. Starring Alicia Vikander, Dane DeHaan and Jack O’Connell. SPECIAL ...

Yu Xia and Philip Ng star in “Birth of the Dragon.” BH Tilt and WWE Studios 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 FRIDAY “BIRTH OF THE DRAGON” Rating, 1:43. Action, biography, drama. Kaahumanu 6. Set against the backdrop of 1960s San Francisco, “Birth of the ...

Samuel L. Jackson (left) and Ryan Reynolds  star in “The Hitman’s Bodyguard.”
• Lionsgate 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 “THE HITMAN’S BODYGUARD” R, 1:58. Action, comedy. Lahaina Wharf Cinema. The world's top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must ...

Jeannette Walls stars in “The Glass Castle.” 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 “ANNABELLE: CREATION” R, 1:49. Horror, mystery, thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex. Several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a ...

Idris Elba stars in “The Dark Tower.” Columbia Pictures/Sony 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 TODAY “DETROIT” R, 2:23. Crime, drama, history. Kaahumanu 6. Amidst the chaos of the Detroit Rebellion, with the city under curfew and as the Michigan ...

Dane DeHaan stars in “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets.”
• STX Entertainment 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. NEW MOVIES “ATOMIC BLONDE” R, 1:55. Action, mystery, mystery. Visit Fandango.com for more details. An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the ...

Fionn Whitehead stars in “Dunkirk”  •  Warner Bros. Entertainment / Ratpac-Dune Entertainment 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 “DUNKIRK” PG-13, 1:46. Action, drama, history. Maui Mall Megaplex and Lahaina Wharf Cinema. Opens Friday at Kaahumanu 6. Allied soldiers from ...

Karin Konoval (left) and Amiah Miller star in “War for the Planet of the Apes.” Twentieth Century Fox 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 “THE BIG SICK” R, 2:00. Comedy, romance. Kaahumanu 6. A couple deals with their cultural differences as their relationship grows. Starring ...

Tom Holland stars in “Spider-Man: Homecoming.” Columbia 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 “SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING” PG-13, 2:13. Action, adventure, sci-fi. Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahumanu 6 and Lahaina Wharf Cinema. Several months ...

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”
• Universal Pictures 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 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 ...