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Jack Haley (from left), Judy Garland, Ray Bolger and Bert Lahr in a scene from the classic film, “The Wizard of Oz.” Photo courtesy TCM

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“BTS WORLD TOUR ‘LOVE YOURSELF’ IN SOUL” PG, 2:00. Concert/special events. Maui Mall Megaplex. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday.

Shot at the Olympic Stadium in Seoul during the BTS world tour, “Love Yourself,” an exclusive screening of the most sought-after concert of 2018 hits movie theaters nationwide for a one-day-only event.

“THE WIZARD OF OZ 80TH ANNIVERSARY” PG, 1:50. Concert/special events. Maui Mall Megaplex. 2 p.m. Sunday.

A scene from “A Silent Voice: The Movie.” Image courtesy Fathom Events

Fathom Events, TCM and Warner Bros. present “The Wizard of Oz” returning to select cinemas for a special 80th anniversary event. See the classic musical fantasy on the big screen, featuring exclusive insight from Turner Classic Movies. Starring Judy Garland, Ray Bolger and Bert Lahr.

“A SILENT VOICE: THE MOVIE” PG-13, 2:25. Concert/special events. Maui Mall Megaplex. 7 p.m. Monday.

Fathom Events and Eleven Arts bring this tale of redemption back to theaters for two-nights. Shoya Ishida seeks to make amends for pain he caused as a child, but the accepting your own faults is hard, and letting others do the same is even harder. English subtitles.


“THE KID WHO WOULD BE KING” PG, 2:00. Action/adventure, sci-fi/fantasy. Maui Mall Megaplex.

Nicole Kidman in a scene from “The Upside.” XTSfilms via AP

A modern-day boy uses the mythical sword Excalibur to battle the wicked enchantress Morgana. Starring Patrick Stewart, Tom Taylor and Denise Gough. Starts Friday.


“A DOG’S WAY HOME” PG, 1:37. Action/adventure, drama. Ka’ahumanu 6, Regency Kihei Cinemas.

Bella the dog embarks on an epic 400-mile journey to reunite with her beloved owner. Starring Ashley Judd, Jonah Hauer-King and Edward James Olmos.

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

Rhianna Dorris (from left), Louis Ashbourne Serkis, Angus Imrie, Dean Chaumoo and Tom Taylor in a scene from “The Kid Who Would Be King.” 20th Century Fox via AP

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

“BEN IS BACK” R, 1:44. Drama. Maui Mall Megaplex.

Nineteen-year-old Ben Burns unexpectedly returns home to his family’s suburban home on Christmas Eve morning. Ben’s mother, Holly, is relieved and welcoming but wary of her son staying clean. Starring Julia Roberts, Lucas Hedges and Kathryn Newton.

“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.

“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.

“GLASS” PG-13, 2:09. Drama, sci-fi/fantasy. Maui Mall Megaplex.

Security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man who has twenty-four personalities. Starring Bruce Willis, James McAvoy and Samuel L. Jackson.

“IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK” R, 1:59. Romance. Maui Mall Megaplex.

After her fiance is imprisoned, a pregnant African-American woman sets out to prove his innocence. Starring Kiki Lane, Stephan James and Regina King.

“JACK EM POPOY” NR, 1:54. Action/adventure, comedy. Ka’ahumanu 6.

An honest police officer, retiring in a few months, gets assigned a new partner with different values and ideals. The partnership becomes chaotic when Jack and Popoy’s ideals as policemen clash. Starring Coco Martin, and Vic Soto.

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

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

“ON THE BASIS OF SEX” PG-13, 2:00. Drama. Ka’ahumanu 6.

The inspiring true story of young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg as she teams with her husband, Marty, to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination. Starring Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer andJustin Theroux.

“REPLICAS” PG-13, 1:47. Suspense/thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.

Complications arise when a brilliant neuroscientist tries to clone his dead wife and children. Starring Keanu Reeves, Alice Eve and Thomas Middleditch.

“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.

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

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

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