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“THE COLD BLUE” NR, 1:35. Documentary. Maui Mall Cineplex. 7:30 p.m. today.
This documentary is a meditation on youth, war and trauma, and stands as a tribute to one of the world’s great filmmakers, William Wyler, and the men of the 8th Air Force who flew mission after suicidal mission in the Second World War.
“THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS 2” EARLY ACCESS SHOWING PG, 1:26. Comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex. 3 p.m. Saturday. Opens nationwide June 7.
The further adventures of Max the dog and his furry friends. Starring Kevin Hart, Tiffany Haddish and Dana Carvey.
“LATE NIGHT (2019)” EARLY ACCESS SHOWING R, 1:42. Comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex. 7 p.m. Wednesday. Opens nationwide June 7.
A talk show host hires a female staff writer to help smooth over concerns about workplace diversity. Starring Emma Thompson, Mindy Kaling and John Lithgow.
“PONYO (2009)” G, 1:40. Action/adventure, animated. Ka’ahumanu 6. 7 p.m. Wednesday.
A young goldfish embarks on a quest to become human. Starring Noah Cyrus, Yuria Nara and Frankie Jonas.
NEW THIS WEEK
“ALADDIN (2019)” PG, 2:08. Comedy, action/adventure. Maui Mall Cineplex, Regency Kihei Cinemas, Regal Wharf Cinemas. Opens today. Also in 3D.
Aladdin embarks on a magical adventure after finding a lamp that releases a wisecracking genie. Starring Will Smith, Naomi Scott and Mena Massoud.
“BRIGHTBURN” R, 1:30. Horror. Ka’ahumanu 6. Opens today.
An alien that looks like a human boy uses its mysterious powers in sinister and destructive ways. Starring Elizabeth Banks, Jackson A. Dunn and Jennifer Holland.
“BOOKSMART” R, 1:45. Comedy. Ka’ahumanu 6. Opens today.
Booksmart is an unfiltered comedy about high school best friends and the bonds we create that last a lifetime. Capturing the spirit of our times, the film is a coming of age story for a new generation. Starring Kaitlyn Dever, Beanie Feldstein and Will Forte.
MAUI MOVIE THEATERS
Consolidated Theatres Ka’ahumanu, Queen Ka’ahumanu Center, 275 W. Kaahumanu Ave., Kahului
Regal Maui Mall Megaplex 12, 70 Kaahumanu Ave., Kahului
Regency Kihei Cinemas, 1819 S. Kihei Rd., Kihei
Regal Wharf Cinema 3, 658 Front St., Lahaina
For film synopses and screening times, visit www.fandango.com.