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Maui Scene’s minireviews, wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. NEW THIS WEEK “STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER” PG-13. 2:21. Action, Adventure, Fantasy. Regal Wharf Cinema Center, Regal Maui Mall Megaplex, Consolidated Theaters Ka‘ahumanu. ...

‘Bombshell’ breezes through a Fox News network rebellion

The Associated Press It’s probably a testament to the makeup artists of Jay Roach’s Fox News docudrama “Bombshell” that the movie opens with a disclaimer announcing that the people depicted within are played by actors. Films don’t ordinarily require a heads up that that’s, you ...

New ‘Jumanji’ sticks with the formula and just adds

The Associated Press The creators of the latest “Jumanji” sequel have begun from an age-old premise — if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. And they’ve taken note of other successful franchises to adopt what must surely be a new Hollywood motto — just add more. So “Jumanji: The ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL” PG-13. 2:03. Action/Adventure, Comedy. Regal Wharf Cinema Center, Regal Maui Mall Megaplex, Consolidated Theaters Ka‘ahumanu. Open ...

‘Knives Out’ is a whodunit for the Donald Trump era

The Associated Press Rian Johnson’s “Knives Out” unravels not just a good old-fashioned murder mystery, but the very fabric of the whodunit, pulling at loose threads until it has intricately, devilishly woven together something new and exceedingly delightful. For all the detective ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “MONOS” R. 1:43. Drama, Suspense, Thriller. Regal Kihei Cinema. 10:30 a.m. Saturday and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. On a remote mountaintop, eight kids with guns watch ...

Hanks anchors a lovely Mister Rogers tale

The Associated Press Director Marielle Heller frames “ A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood “ as if it were an episode of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” with miniature sets of cars and bridges to illustrate New York and Pittsburgh. Mr. Rogers, played with clear-eyed purpose by Tom ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “ELF” PG. 1:37. Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi, Fantasy. Regal Maui Mall Megaplex. 1 p.m. Saturday. After discovering he is a human, a man raised as an elf at the North ...

HIFF to screen 3 feature films and 10 short films

MMaui Arts & Cultural Center presents a return to Maui of Hawai‘i International Film Festival. There will be three films and an evening showing of eight short films in MACC’s McCoy Studio Theater starting today and concluding Saturday. Tickets are on sale at the MACC Box Office. Maui ...

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Previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES” PG-13, 1:32. Documentary, Music/Performing Arts. Regency Kihei Cinemas. 10:30 a.m. Saturday. The origin story behind one of Broadway's most beloved musicals, Fiddler on The Roof, ...

Evolved iceman? Kristoff steps up in ‘Frozen II’

The Associated Press Picture this: A princess is in distress. It looks bad. Her dashing young man rides up in the nick of time and says, “Here I am to save you, my dear!” Actually, he doesn’t. He just says, “I’m here. Whaddya need?” She has a plan, and off they go. This little ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “WHERE’S MY ROY COHN?” PG-13. 1:37. Documentary. Regency Kihei Cinemas. 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Roy Cohn personified the dark arts of American politics, turning ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “LYNRYD SKYNYRD: LAST OF THE STREET SURVIVORS FAREWELL TOUR” 1:50. Concert. Regal Maui Mall Megaplex. 7 p.m. today. Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band performs ...

In ‘Motherless Brooklyn,’ ‘Chinatown’ goes East

The Associated Press Jonathan Lethem’s novel about a private eye with Tourette’s syndrome, “Motherless Brooklyn,” starts with a brilliant burst of uncontrolled profanity and an explanation of its protagonist’s condition. “Words rush out of the cornucopia of my brain to course ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “PSYCHO (1960)” R, 1:49. Horror, Suspense,/Thriller. Consolidated Theatres Ka‘ahumanu. 7 p.m. today. A Phoenix secretary embezzles forty thousand dollars from her ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “THE RELIANT” PG 13, 1:40. Action. Regal Maui Mall Megaplex. 7 p.m. today. Economic collapse causes widespread rioting and social unrest, leaving a lovesick ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “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 ...

The tech is advanced, but ‘Gemini Man’ is lifeless

The Associated Press Will Smith is usually an asset for a movie. He’s the kind of true movie star whose charisma can elevate even the most mediocre material. You’d think then that it would be a good thing to have not just one, but two Will Smiths in a movie if you can. That was at least ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “DAVID CROSBY: REMEMBER MY NAME” R, 1:35. Documentary, Music. Regency Kihei Cinemas. 9:30 a.m. Saturday and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Meet David Crosby in this portrait ...

A yeti prompts a China travelogue in ‘Abominable’

The Associated Press “Abominable” is just about the most cuddly piece of East-West synergy a corporation could dream up. The first co-production between DreamWorks Animation and the Shanghai-based Pearl Studios (formerly known as Oriental DreamWorks), “Abominable” is a rare kind of ...