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Two theaters temporarily close on Maui

As of press time, Maui Scene learned that both Consolidated Theaters Ka‘ahumanu and Regal Maui Mall Megaplex are temporarily closing in light of ongoing concerns regarding COVID-19. Consolidated Theaters announced on Tuesday that it is taking this action in line with the direction, ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “THE ASSISTANT” R, Drama. 1:27. Regency Kihei Cinemas. 10:30 a.m. Saturday and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. A searing look at a day in the life of an assistant to a ...

Vin Diesel in the bruising ‘Bloodshot’

The Associated Press It might be too harsh to recommend practicing social distancing with the new Vin Diesel movie “Bloodshot,” but I wouldn’t want to shake its hand, either. David S. F. Wilson’s film comes not from Marvel or DC but the pages of Valiant Comics. Its central ...

‘The Hunt’ a clunky swipe at a divided America

The Associated Press Fittingly, few films in recent memory arrive with a bigger target on its back than “The Hunt.” Our quick advice? Lower your weapons. The horror-thriller with a healthy side of political commentary was pulled from release last summer following backlash to its trailer ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. “I STILL BELIEVE” PG, Drama, Music, Romance. 1:55. Regal Maui Mall Megaplex. Opens Thursday. The true-life story of Christian music star Jeremy Camp and his journey of love and loss ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. “ONWARD” PG, Action/Adventure, Animated, Comedy, Scifi/Fantasy. 1:43. Consolidated Theaters Ka‘ahumanu, Regal Maui Mall Megaplex. Opens Thursday. Set in a suburban fantasy world, ...

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NEW THIS WEEK “THE INVISIBLE MAN (2020)” R, Horror, Suspense/Thriller. 1:50. Regal Maui Mall Megaplex. Opens Friday. When Cecilia’s abusive ex takes his own life and leaves her his fortune, she suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of coincidences turn lethal, Cecilia works to ...

A CGI canine yearns to be free in ‘Call of the Wild’

The Associated Press Does the dog movie have any new tricks? Do we want it to? For the most part, we want our dog movies like our pooches: comforting, obedient and slightly slobbery. “The Call of the Wild,” the latest adaptation of Jack London’s 1903 novel, is all those things but ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. NEW THIS WEEK “BRAHMS: THE BOY II” PG-13, Horror, Suspense/Thriller. 1:26. Regal Maui Mall Megaplex. Opens Thursday. After a family moves into the Heelshire Mansion, their young ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. NEW THIS WEEK “SONIC THE HEDGEHOG” PG, Action/Adventure, Family. 1:39. Consolidated Theaters Ka‘ahumanu, Regency Maui Mall Megaplex, Regency Kihei Cinemas. Opens Thursday. After ...

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NEW THIS WEEK * “BIRDS OF PREY” R, Action/Adventure/Crime. 1:49. Consolidated Theaters Ka‘ahumanu, Regal Maui Mall Megaplex, Regal Kihei CInemas. Opens Thursday. After splitting with the Joker, Harley Quinn joins superheroes Black Canary, Huntress and Renee Montoya to save a young ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. NEW THIS WEEK “GRETEL & HANSEL” PG-13, Horror. 2:22. Regal Maui Mall Megaplex. Opens Thursday. A long time ago in a distant fairy tale countryside, a young girl leads her ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “BLIND EYES OPENED” 1:55. Regal Maui Mall Megaplex. 7 p.m. Thursday. A Christian documentary diving into the sex trafficking industry in the U.S. exposing the ...

Stewart can’t save ‘Underwater’ from sinking

The Associated Press Welcome to January, which, in terms of quality movies, is the worst, the lowest, the abyss. Actually, that’s pretty accurate when it comes to the latest, straight-to-January release “Underwater,” which steals from “The Abyss” and many other movies like ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. NEW THIS WEEK “BAD BOYS FOR LIFE” R, 2:04. Action/Adventure, Comedy, Crime. Consolidated Theaters Maui. Opens Thursday. Marcus Burnett and Mike Lowry have to confront new issues ...

Jordan and Foxx shine in urgent drama ‘Just Mercy’

The Associated Press There’s usually one film that tops lists whenever powerful legal thrillers are debated — “To Kill a Mockingbird,” set in the 1930s. Now comes a film showing how little has changed since then, based on a murder in the same Alabama town where Harper Lee wrote her ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. NEW THIS WEEK “JUST MERCY” PG-13, 2:16. Drama. Regal Maui Mall Megaplex. Opens Thursday. World-renowned civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson works to free a wrongly ...

Box office belonged to Disney in 2019

NEW YORK — Every movie year offers up a parade of hits and flops. But in 2019, no winner was in the same galaxy as the Walt Disney Co. And the biggest loser might have been anyone less thrilled about the box-office domination of franchise films. When the year closed out Tuesday, the top 10 ...

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“SPIES IN DISGUISE” PG. 1:41. Animation, Action, Adventure. Regal Maui Mall Megaplex. When the world's best spy is turned into a pigeon, he must rely on his nerdy tech officer to save the world. “UNCUT GEMS” R. 2:15. Comedy, Drama, Mystery. Regal Maui Mall Megaplex. A ...

Dench is the special effect in ‘Cats’

The Associated Press There’s apparently enough groundbreaking technology used in “Cats” for NASA to send a rocket to unexplored parts of the universe — perhaps to a far-off planet where cats sing, dance on two legs and recite T.S. Eliot poetry in half-Cockney accents. But let’s ...