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Jason Momoa (left) and Amber Heard in “Aquaman.” Warner Bros. Pictures via AP

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“THE METROPOLITAN OPERA: ADRIANA LECOUVREUR” G, 4:00. Concert, special event. Maui Mall Megaplex. 12:55 p.m. Saturday.

Presented by Fathom Events and The Met: Live in HD, Cilea’s “Adriana Lecouvreur,” marks the first time Anna Netrebko sings the title role of Adriana Lecouvreur, the great 18th-century actress in love with the military hero Maurizio, sung by Piotr Beczala. Gianandrea Noseda conducts Cilea’s tragedy, directed by Sir David McVicar, with the action partially set in a working replica of a Baroque theater. The cast also features Anita Rachvelishvili and Ambrogio Maestri.

“DRAGON BALL SUPER: BROLY” PG, 1:40. Action/adventure, animated. Maui Mall Megaplex. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Bryan Cranston (from left), Nicole Kidman and Kevin Hart are featured in a scene from “The Upside.” STXfilms via AP

Goku is back to training hard so he can face the most powerful foes the universes have to offer, and Vegeta is keeping up right beside him. But when they suddenly find themselves against an unknown Saiyan, they discover a terrible, destructive force.

“CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?” R, 1:46. Drama. Regency Kihei Cinemas. 10:30 a.m. Saturday and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Celebrity biographer Lee Israel makes her living profiling A-list celebrities. When she is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend, Jack. Starring Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant and Dolly Wells.


“THE UPSIDE” PG-13, 2:06. Drama. Maui Mall Megaplex.

A wealthy quadriplegic develops an unlikely friendship with the parolee who becomes his caretaker. Starring Kevin Hart, Nicole Kidman and Bryan Cranston.

“FANTASTICK” PG-13, 2:06. Action/adventure, comedy. Ka’ahumanu 6.

Bellat lives with his mother, Fec, and his three adopted brothers Dak, Pepe and Junjun in a bankrupt carnival called Perya Wurtzbach. Starring Vice Ganda, Ronnie Alonte and Edward Barber.


“AQUAMAN” PG-13, 2:23. Action/adventure, sci-fi/fantasy. Maui Mall Megaplex,Ka’ahumanu 6, Regal Wharf, Regency Kihei Cinemas.

Aquaman finds himself caught between the surface world and Atlanteans who are ready to revolt. Starring Jason Momoa, Amber Heard and Nicole Kidman.

“BUMBLEBEE” PG-13, 1:54. Action/adventure, sci-fi/fantasy. Maui Mall Megaplex,Ka’ahumanu 6.

On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee the Autobot finds refuge in a junkyard in a small California beach town. When 17-year-old Charlie revives him, she quickly learns that this is no ordinary yellow Volkswagen. Starring Hailee Steinfeld, John Cena and Jorge Lendeborg Jr.

“ESCAPE ROOM” PG-13, 1:40. Action/adventure, horror, suspense/thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.

Six strangers find themselves in circumstances beyond their control and must use their wits to survive. Starring Taylor Russell, Deborah Ann Woll and Tyler Labine.

“HOLMES & WATSON” PG-13, 1:31. Action/adventure, comedy, suspense/thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.

A humorous take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic mysteries featuring Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson. Starring Will Ferrel, John C. Rilley and Rebecca Hall.

“MARY POPPINS RETURNS (2018)” PG, 2:10. Music/performing arts. Maui Mall Megaplex, Ka’ahumanu 6, Regal Wharf Cinemas, Regency Kihei Cinemas.

Magical nanny Mary Poppins reunites with Michael and Jane Banks in 1930s London. Starring Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Meryl Streep.

“MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS” R, 2:04. Drama, historical film. Maui Mall Megaplex.

“Mary Queen of Scots” explores the turbulent life of the charismatic Mary Stuart. Queen of France at 16 and widowed at 18, Mary defies pressure to remarry. Instead, she returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. But Scotland and England fall under the rule of the compelling Elizabeth I. Starring Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie and David Tennant.

“MORTAL ENGINES” PG-13, 2:08. Action/adventure, sci-fi/fantasy. Maui Mall Megaplex.

A mysterious young woman, Hester Shaw, emerges as the only one who can stop a giant, predator city on wheels devouring everything in its path. Starring Hugo Weaving, Hera Hilmar and Robert Sheehan.

“THE MULE” R, 1:56. Drama, suspense/thriller. Ka’ahumanu 6, Regency Kihei Cinemas.

A hard-charging DEA agent pursues a 90-year-old drug courier for a Mexican cartel. Starring Clint Eastwood, Bradley Cooper and Laurence Fishburne.

“RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET” PG, 1:52. Action/adventure, animated. Ka’ahumanu 6.

Ralph and Vanellope embark on an adventure inside the internet to find a spare part for a game. Starring John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman and Alan Tudyk.

“SECOND ACT” PG-13, 1:44. Comedy, romance. Maui Mall Megaplex.

Maya is a 40-year-old woman struggling with frustrations from unfulfilled dreams. Until, that is, she gets the chance to prove to Madison Avenue that street smarts are as valuable as book smarts, and that it is never too late for a Second Act. Starring Jennifer Lopez, Leah Remini and Vanessa Hudgens.

“SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE” PG, 1:57. Animated, action/adventure. Maui Mall Megaplex, Ka’ahumanu 6, Regal Wharf Cinemas.

Spider-Man mentors a teenager from Brooklyn, N.Y., to become the next web-slinging superhero. Starring Jake Johnson, Shameik Moore and Brian Tyree Henry.

“VICE” R, 2:12. Comedy, drama. Maui Mall Megaplex, Regency Kihei Cinemas.

Vice President Dick Cheney uses his newfound power to help reshape the country and the world. Starring Christian Bale, Amy Adams and Steve Carell.

“WELCOME TO MARWEN” PG-13, 1:56. Drama. Maui Mall Megaplex.

A man creates a miniature World War II town that comes to life with astonishingly realistic dolls. Starring Steve Carell, Leslie Mann and Diane Kruger.

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