These are Maui Scene's minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews that are provided by studios and other sources.
"PLANES: FIRE AND RESCUE" PG, 1:23. Animation, adventure, comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel star in “Sex Tape”
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When Dusty learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he joins forces with fire and rescue helicopter Blade Ranger and his team, The Smokejumpers, to battle a massive wildfire. Starring voices of Dane Cook, Ed Harris and Julie Bowen.
"SEX TAPE" R, 1:30. Comedy. Kaahumanu 6.
A married couple wake up to discover that the sex tape they made the evening before has gone missing, leading to a frantic search for its whereabouts. Starring Jason Segel, Cameron Diaz and Rob Corddry.
"AMERICA" PG-13, 1:45. Documentary. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A story that questions the relevance of many of America's social and economic mistakes and questions the intentions of President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton in its fight to restore an America of several centuries ago. Starring Dinesh D'Souza, Barack Obama and Josh Bonzie.
"PERSECUTED" PG-13, 1:31. Action, drama, mystery. Maui Mall Megaplex.
An evangelist finds himself framed for murder and on the run after he refuses to back a senator's proposition calling for sweeping religious reform. Starring James Remar, Bruce Davidson and Dean Stockwell.
"SNOWPIERCER" (2013) R, 2:06. Action, thriller, sci-fi. Kaahumanu 6.
Set in a future where a failed climate-change experiment kills all life on the planet except for a lucky few who boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, where a class system emerges. Starring Chris Evans, Jamie Bell and Tilda Swinton.
"THE PURGE: ANARCHY" Rating, 1:43. Action, horror, thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A young couple works to survive on the streets after their car breaks down right as the annual purge commences. Stars Frank Grillo, Carmen Ejogo and Zach Gilford.
"THE CROODS" (2013) PG. 1:31. Action, adventure, animated. Screening is at 10 a.m. today at Kaahumanu 6.
After their cave is destroyed, a caveman family must trek through an unfamiliar fantastical world with the help of an inventive boy. Starring voices of Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds and Emma Stone.
"A HARD DAY'S NIGHT" G. 1:23. Documentary. Screening is at 7 tonight at Kaahumanu 6.
A "typical" day in the life of the Beatles, including many of their famous songs. Starring John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr in the 1964 film.
"GRATEFUL DEAD" PG-13, 1:40. Documentary. Screening is at 7:30 tonight at Maui Mall Megaplex.
Experience the never-before-seen 1972 set. For details, visit www.fandango.com.
"K MISSING KINGS" (Singapore) NR, 1:13. Anime and Manga. Screenings are at noon Saturday and 7 p.m. Monday at Kaahumanu 6.
Since the Island Academy Incident, silver clansmen Kuroh Yatogami and Neko have been searching for their master, Yashiro Isana, the Silver King. Their search having turned up fruitless, the two begin to give up hope, until they encounter Anna Kushina and Rikio Kamamoto, two members of the red clan HOMRA being chased by someone. Starring Daisuke Namikawa, Daisuke Ono and Tomokazu Sugita.
"BEGIN AGAIN" (2013) R, 1:44. Comedy, drama, music. Kaahumanu 6.
A chance encounter between a disgraced music-business executive and a young singer-songwriter new to Manhattan turns into a promising collaboration between the two talents. Stars Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo and Adam Levine.
"BLENDED" PG-13, 1:57. Comedy. Ends today at Maui Mall Megaplex.
After a bad blind date, a man and woman find themselves stuck together at a resort for families, where their attraction grows as their respective kids benefit from the burgeoning relationship. Stars Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore and Wendi McLendon-Covey.
"CHEF" R, 1:55. Comedy. Ends today at Maui Mall Megaplex.
A chef, who loses his restaurant job, starts up a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise, while piecing back together his estranged family. Starring Jon Favreau, Robert Downey Jr. and Scarlett Johansson.
"DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES" PG-13, 2:10. Action, drama, sci-fi. Kaahumanu 6 and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led to Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of war that will determine who will emerge as Earth's dominant species. Starring Gary Oldman, Keri Russell and Andy Serkis.
"DELIVER US FROM EVIL" R, 1:58. Crime, horror, thriller. Ends tonight at Kaahumanu 6.
New York police officer Ralph Sarchie investigates a series of crimes. He joins forces with an unconventional priest, schooled in the rituals of exorcism, to combat the possessions that are terrorizing their city. Stars Eric Bana, Edgar Ramirez and Olivia Munn.
"EARTH TO ECHO" PG, 1:31. Adventure, Sci-Fi. Maui Mall Megaplex.
After receiving a bizarre series of encrypted messages, a group of kids embark on an adventure with an alien who needs their help. Starring Teo Halm, Astro and Reese Hartwig.
"HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2" PG, 1:42. Animation, action, adventure. Maui Mall Megaplex and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
When Hiccup and Toothless discover an ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace. Voiced by Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett and Gerard Butler.
"JERSEY BOYS" R, 2:14. Biography, drama, musical. Maui Mall Megaplex.
The story of four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic 1960s rock group, The Four Seasons. Stars John Lloyd Young, Erich Bergen and Michael Lomenda. Directed by Clint Eastwood.
"MALEFICENT" PG, 1:37. Action, adventure, family. Ends today at Maui Mall Megaplex.
Discover the untold story of one of Disney's most infamous villains: Maleficent from "Sleeping Beauty." Fueled by revenge and a fierce desire to control her kingdom, Maleficent places an irrevocable curse on the king's newborn infant, Aurora. Soon, Maleficent realizes that Aurora may be the only one who can restore peace to the animal and human kingdoms. The stone-cold villainess takes drastic action that threatens to change both worlds forever. Starring Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning and Sharlto Copley.
"MY ILLEGAL WIFE" NR, 2:40. Comedy, romance. (Philippines) Ends today at Kaahumanu 6.
Clarise desires to have a husband. An accident leads her to wake up, and find herself on an island with Henry, who has amnesia. Clarise takes advantage of the situation and introduces herself as his wife. Starring Pokwang, Zanjoe Marudo and Ellen Adarna.
"NEIGHBORS" R, 1:36. Comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A couple with a newborn baby face unexpected difficulties after they are forced to live next to a fraternity house. Starring Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne ad Zac Efron.
"TAMMY" R, 1:36. Comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
After losing her job and learning that her husband has been unfaithful, a woman hits the road with her profane, hard-drinking grandmother. Starring Melissa McCarthy, Susan Sarandon and Dan Aykroyd.
"THINK LIKE A MAN TOO" PG-13, 1:46. Comedy. Maui Ends today at Mall Megaplex.
All the couples are back for a wedding in Las Vegas, but plans for a romantic weekend go awry when their various misadventures get them into some compromising situations that threaten to derail the big event. Starring Kevin Hart, Gabrielle Union and Wendi McLendon-Covey.
"TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION" PG-13, 2:46. Action, adventure, sci-fi. Kaahumanu 6 and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
An automobile mechanic and his daughter make a discovery that brings down the Autobots and Decepticons and a paranoid government official on them. Starring Mark Wahlberg, Nicola Peltz and Jack Reynor.
"X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST" PG-13, 2:11. Adventure, fantasy. Ends today at Maui Mall Megaplex.
The X-Men send Wolverine to the past in a desperate effort to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants. Starring Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen and Hugh Jackman.
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