Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources.
“A CHANCE IN THE WORLD: A CELEBRATION OF HOPE” PG, 2:00. Concert/special events. 8 p.m. Wednesday. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Fathom Events presents “A Chance in the World” based on the award-winning book that tells the true story of Steve Pemberton, who was mentally and physically tortured by his foster family before discovering a way out through literature and his high school teacher. Starring Terrell Ransom, Jr., Kelly Owens and Tom Sizemore. This special screening includes an exclusive panel discussion with Pemberton and adoption advocates live from New York City.
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“KASAL” PG, 1:53. Romance. Kaahumanu 6. Opens Friday.
Lia Marquez is a spirited woman who is set to marry Philip Cordero, Cebu City’s most eligible bachelor. However, things get a little bit shaky when Wado dela Costa, Lia’s ex-boyfriend, returns to win her back before he loses his chance. Starring Bea Alonzo, Derek Ramsay and Paulo Avelino.
“SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY” PG-13, 2:15. Action/adventure, Sci-fi/fantasy. Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahumanu 6, Lahaina Wharf Cinema. Opens Friday.
Young Han Solo finds adventure when he joins a gang of galactic smugglers, including a 196-year-old Wookie named Chewbacca. Indebted to the gangster Dryden Vos, the crew devises a daring plan to travel to the mining planet Kessel to steal a batch of valuable coaxium. In need of a fast ship, Solo meets Lando Calrissian, the suave owner of the perfect vessel for the dangerous mission — the Millennium Falcon. Starring Alden Ehrenreich, Emilia Clarke and Woody Harrelson.
“AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR” PG-13, 2:29. Action/adventure, Sci-fi/fantasy. Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahumanu 6, Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their most powerful enemy yet — the evil Thanos. On a mission to collect all six Infinity Stones, Thanos plans to use the artifacts to inflict his twisted will on reality. The fate of the planet and existence itself has never been more uncertain as everything the Avengers have fought for has led up to this moment. Starring Karen Gillan, Scarlett Johansson and Chris Pratt.
“BOOK CLUB” PG-13, 1:44. Comedy. Kaahumanu 6.
The lives of four friends are turned upside down after reading the infamous “50 Shades of Grey.” From discovering new romance to rekindling old flames, they inspire each other to make their next chapter their best chapter yet. Starring Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen and Mary Steenburgen.
“BREAKING IN” PG-13, 1:28. Suspense/thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A woman will stop at nothing to rescue her two children being held hostage in a house designed with impenetrable security. No trap, no trick and especially no man inside can match a mother with a mission. Starring Gabrielle Union, Billy Burke and Richard Cabral.
“DEADPOOL 2” R, 1:51. Action/adventure comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex, Kaahumanu 6 and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
Wisecracking mercenary Deadpool joins forces with three mutant rogues to protect a young boy of supernatural abilities from the brutal, time-traveling mutant, the all-powerful Cable. Starring Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin and Morena Baccarin.
“I FEEL PRETTY” PG-13, 1:50. Comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A woman struggling with insecurity wakes from a fall believing she is the most beautiful and capable woman on the planet. Her new confidence empowers her to live fearlessly, but what happens when she realizes her appearance never changed? Starring Amy Schumer, Michelle Williams and Emily Ratajkowski.
“LIFE OF THE PARTY” PG-13, 1:25. Comedy. Kaahumanu 6, Lahaina Wharf Cinema
When her husband suddenly dumps her, longtime dedicated housewife Deanna turns regret into re-set by going back to college. But she lands in the same class and school as her daughter, who’s not entirely sold on the idea. Starring Melissa McCarthy, Gillian Jacobs and Julie Bowen.
“OVERBOARD” PG-13, 1:52. Comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
After unjustly firing Kate and refusing to pay her, Leonardo falls overboard when partying too hard and wakes up on the coast with amnesia. Kate shows up at the hospital and, to get payback, convinces Leonardo he is her husband and puts him to work. Starring Eugenio Derbez, Anna Faris and Eva Longoria.
“A QUIET PLACE” PG-13, 1:30. Horror, suspense/thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex,
A family of four must navigate their lives in silence after mysterious creatures that hunt by sound threaten their survival. If they hear you, they hunt you. Starring Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds and Noah Jupe.
“RAMPAGE” PG-13, 1:47. Action/adventure. Maui Mall Megaplex,
A silverback gorilla, a wolf and a reptile grow to a monstrous size after a rogue genetic experiment goes wrong, causing Primatologist Davis Okoye to join forces with the military. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Naomie Harris.
“SHOW DOGS” PG, 1:32. Comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A canine cop and an FBI agent work under cover at the world’s most exclusive dog show in Las Vegas. Starring Will Arnett, Natasha Lyonne and Chris “Ludacris” Bridges.
“TULLY” R, 1:34. Comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A mother of three, including a newborn, is gifted a night nanny by her brother. Hesitant of the extravagance at first, Marlo comes to form a unique bond with the thoughtful, surprising, and sometimes challenging young nanny named Tully. Starring Charlize Theron, Mackenzie Davis and Mark Duplass.
“A WRINKLE IN TIME” PG, 1:49. Action/Adventure Sci-Fi/Fantasy. Kaahumanu 6. Ends today.
After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him. Starring Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon.
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