These are Maui Scene's mini-reviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews provided by studios and other sources.
"Oblivion" PG-13, 2:06. Action, adventure, sci-fi. Lahaina Wharf Cinema and Kaahumanu 6.
Harrison Ford as Branch Rickey and Chadwick Boseman as Jackie Robinson star in “42,” a life story of Jackie Robinson.
Warner Bros. Pictures photo via AP
Molly Shannon (left) and Ashley Tisdale star in “Scary Movie 5”
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Olga Kurylenko (left) and Tom Cruise star in “Oblivion,” an action adventure sci-fi film
Universal Pictures photo via AP
Vanessa Willams (left) and Kim Kardashian star in “Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor.”
Rooney Mara as Emily Taylor in “Side Effects.”
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A veteran assigned to extract Earth's remaining resources begins to question what he knows about his mission and himself. Starring Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman and Olga Kurylenko. Directed by Joseph Kosinski.
"Side Effects" R, 1:46. Crime, drama, thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A young woman's world unravels when a drug prescribed by her psychiatrist has unexpected side effects. Rooney Mara, Channing Tatum and Jude Law star. Steven Soderbergh directs.
"Admission" PG-13, 1:57. Comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Straight-laced Princeton University admissions officer Portia Nathan (Tina Fey) is caught off-guard when she makes a recruiting visit to an alternative high school overseen by her former college classmate, the free-wheeling John Pressman (Paul Rudd). Pressman has surmised that Jeremiah (Nat Wolff), his gifted yet very unconventional student, might well be the son that Portia secretly gave up for adoption many years ago. Paul Weitz directs.
"Cheech & Chong's Animated Movie" R, no running time provided. Animation, comedy. Ends tonight at Kaahumanu 6.
It's the legendary toker jokers Cheech & Chong as you've never seen them before - in their very first animated movie. Starring Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong. Branden Chambers and Eric D. Chambers directs.
"Evil Dead" R, 1:31. Horror. Kaahumanu 6 and ends tonight at Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
Five friends head to a remote cabin, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods. The evil presence possesses them until only one is left to fight for survival. Starring Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Lou Taylor Pucci and Jessica Lucas. Directed by Fede Alvarez.
"42" PG-13, 1:28. Drama, sport. Lahaina Wharf Cinema and Maui Mall Megaplex.
Follow the life story of Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boseman) and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford). Also starring Nicole Beharie and T.R. Knight. Directed by Brian Helgeland.
"GI Joe: Retaliation" PG-13, 1:50. Action, adventure. Kaahumanu 6 and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
Action figures come to life in this action adventure. The G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are also forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence. Starring Channing Tatum, Dwayne Johnson, Ray Park and Bruce Willis.
"It Takes a Man and a Woman" NR, 2:00. Comedy, romance. Tagalog with English subtitles. Kaahumanu 6.
Billed as the final installment of a trilogy, the upcoming romantic-comedy sees Miggy (Lloyd Cruz) in a relationship with Belle (Isabelle Daza). Miggy's former love, Laida (Sarah Geronimo), joins his company after working overseas. Directed by Cathy Garcia-Molina.
"Jurassic Park 3D" PG, 2:06. Adventure, sci-fi. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Jurassic Park in 3D - more terrifying than you remember. Huge advancements in scientific technology have been able to create an island full of living dinosaurs. John Hammond has invited four individuals, plus his two grandchildren to join him at Jurassic Park. But will everything go as planned? Especially when one of the parks own workers attempt to steal dinosaur embryos, and have to shut down all the electricity in the process. It's now a race for survival with everyone located all over the island. Starring Sam Neill, Laura Dern and Jeff Goldblum. Directed by Steven Spielberg.
"Life of Pi," PG, 2:07. Adventure, drama. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Academy Award winner Ang Lee directed this adventure-drama starring Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan and Akil Hussain. A young man survives a disaster at sea and is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor - a fearsome Bengal tiger.
"Olympus Has Fallen" R, 2:00. Action, thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
When the White House is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As the U.S. national security team scrambles to respond, they are forced to rely on Banning's inside knowledge to help retake the White House, save the President and avert an even bigger disaster. Starring Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart and Morgan Freeman. Directed by Antoine Fuqua.
"Oz the Great and Powerful" PG, 2:10. Action, Adventure Fantasy. Kaahumanu 6.
A small-time magician arrives in an enchanted land and is forced to decide if he will be a good man or a great one. Starring James Franco, Michelle Williams and Rachel Weisz. Directed by Harald Zwart.
"Scary Movie 5" PG-13, 1:25, Comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Happily-married couple Dan and Jody begin to notice some bizarre activity once they bring their newborn baby Aiden home from the hospital. But when the chaos expands into Jody's job as a ballet dancer and Dan's career as an ape researcher, they realize their family is being stalked by a nefarious demon. Together, with the advice of certified experts and the aid of numerous cameras, they must figure out how to get rid of it before it's too late. Starring Simon Rex, Ashley Tisdale and Charlie Sheen. Malcolm D. Lee directs.
"Spring Breakers" PG-13, 1:34, Comedy, crime, drama. Ends tonight at Maui Mall Megaplex.
Four college girls who land in jail after robbing a restaurant in order to fund their spring break vacation find themselves bailed out by a drug and arms dealer who wants them to do some dirty work. Starring Vanessa Hudgens, Selena Gomez and Ashley Benson. Harmony Korine directs.
"Temptation:Confessions of a Marriage Counselor" PG-13, 1:51. Drama. Maui Mall Megaplex.
An ambitious married woman's temptation by a handsome billionaire leads to betrayal and recklessness, and forever alters the course of her life. Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Vanessa Williams, Brandy Norwood and Kim Kardashian star. Directed and written by Tyler Perry.
"The Call" R, 1:35. Thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
When veteran 911 operator Jordan Turner (Halle Berry) receives a call from a girl who has just been abducted, she soon realizes that she must confront a killer from her past in order to save the girl's life. Evie Thompson and Abigail Breslin also star. Brad Anderson directs.
"The Croods" PG, 1:38. Animation, adventure, comedy.
Maui Mall Megaplex.
The Croods is a prehistoric comedy adventure that follows the world's first family as they embark on a journey of a lifetime when the cave that has always shielded them from danger is destroyed. Traveling across a spectacular landscape, the Croods discover an incredible new world filled with fantastic creatures- and their outlook is changed forever. Stars Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds and Cloris Leachman.
"The Host" PG-13, 2:05, Action, adventure. Maui Mall Megaplex.
When an unseen enemy threatens mankind by taking over their bodies and erasing people's memories, Melanie will risk everything to protect the people she cares most about, proving that love can conquer all in a dangerous new world. Starring Saoirse Ronan, Diane Kruger and William Hurt. Andrew Niccol directs.
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