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“ALADDIN” PG, 2:09. Adventure, family, fantasy. Free Starry Night Cinema screening at MACC’s A&B Amphitheater. Gates open at 5 p.m. Friday, film starts at 6.
A kind-hearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vixier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true.
“QT8: THE FIRST EIGHT” TV-MA, 2 hours. Documentary. Regal Maui Mall Megaplex. 7 p.m. Monday.
A documentary that focuses on the first 21 years of Quentin Tarantino’s career and includes interviews with his frequent collaborators.
“THE THING (1982)” R, 1:49. Horror, Sci-Fi/Fantasy. Consolidated Theaters Ka’ahumanu. 7 p.m. Wednesday.
A research team in Antarctica is hunted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of its victims.
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“ZOMBIELAND: DOUBLE TAP” R, 1:39. Action/Adventure, comedy, horror. Consolidated Theaters Ka’ahumanu, Regal Maui Mall Megaplex. Opens today.
Columbus, Tallahasse, Wichita, and Little Rock move to the American heartland as they face off against evolved zombies, fellow survivors, and the growing pains of the snarky makeshift family.
“MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL” PG, 1:58. Adventure, Family, Fantasy. Regency Kihei Cinemas. (Full listing of theaters unavailable at press time on Tuesday). Opens Friday.
Maleficent and her goddaughter, Aurora, begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies, and dark new forces at play.