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Maui Scene’s minireviews, wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “SAGA OF TANYA THE EVIL — THE MOVIE” R, 1:55. Drama. Maui Mall Cineplex. 7:30 p.m. Today only. Be the first to see “Saga of Tanya the Evil — The Movie” on ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION (1995)” R, 2:22. Drama. Ka‘ahumanu 6. 7 p.m. Wednesday. This critically acclaimed drama tells the story of Andy Dufresne, a man ...

‘Long Shot’ — a smart and big-hearted comedy

AP Film Writer Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen make a sparkling comedic duo in the unconventional romantic comedy “Long Shot,” about a sleek politician and a schlubby journalist that is more than its superficial premise. The film from director Jonathan Levine, which does its fair share ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “THE HUMMINGBIRD PROJECT” R, 1:51. Comedy, drama. Regency Kihei Cinemas. 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Two cousins from New York are players in the high-stakes game of ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “42ND STREET — THE MUSICAL” NR, 2:35. Concert/special events. Maui Mall Megaplex. 7 p.m. Wednesday. One of Broadway’s most classic and beloved tales comes ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “RIFFTRAX LIVE: OCTAMAN” PG-13, 2:00. Concert/special events. Maui Mall Megaplex. 8 p.m. today and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “ARCTIC” PG-13, 1:38. Drama. Regency Kihei Cinemas. 10:30 a.m. Saturday. A man stranded in the Arctic after an airplane crash must decide whether to remain in ...

Henson, Rockwell bring sensitivity to true-life tale of racism of 1960s

If you didn’t know that “The Best of Enemies” was based on a true story, you’d likely find the premise preposterous, and for a movie, probably ill-advised: A lowbrow Klan leader in North Carolina and a black single mom/community activist are forced into dialogue and become lifelong ...

‘The Beach Bum’ offers symphony of debauchery

Matthew McConaughey is at his dirt bag finest as a good-time Charlie stoner-poet named Moondog in Harmony Korine’s “The Beach Bum,” a bizarre and transfixing carnival of vulgarity and vice. In some ways it’s the part he was born to play. Whether or not that’s a good thing for him, ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “CAT VIDEO FEST” NR, 1:10. Concerts/special events. Regency Kihei Cinemas. 10:30 a.m. Saturday. CatVideoFest is a compilation reel of the latest and best cat videos ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “STOKE” NR, 1:29. Drama. Regency Kihei Cinemas. 7 p.m. today. A grieving woman decides to take a spontaneous trip to Hawaii Island to visit an active ...

Get Out! Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ shatters records with $70.3M

AP Film Writer Jordan Peele has done it again. Two years after the filmmaker’s “Get Out” became a box-office sensation, “Us” opened March 22 well above forecasts. It was the largest debut for an original horror film (only the “It” remake and last year’s “Halloween” have ...

DC superhero pic is a cinematic joy, yep!

AP Film Writer Holy superhero fatigue, Batman, “Shazam!” is actually good. OK, so it’s basically “Big” with superheroes and villains instead of businesspeople and girlfriends, but director David F. Sandberg has infused his film with so much heart and charm that it hardly matters. ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “FANDANGO EARLY ACCESS: SHAZAM! PG-13, 2:12. Action/adventure, sci-fi/fantasy. Maui Mall Megaplex. 4 and 7 p.m. Saturday. We all have a superhero inside ...

Success for ‘Captain Marvel’ equals big defeat for trolls

AP Film Writer Captain Marvel possesses superhuman strength, cosmic awareness and, it turns out, the ability to vanquish trolls. Marvel’s “Captain Marvel,” the superhero factory’s first movie fronted solely by a female hero, last weekend notched the sixth largest global opening ever ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “THE MOSES CONTROVERSY” PG-13, 2:20. Concert/special events, Maui Mall Megaplex. 6:30 p.m. today. From “Patterns of Evidence” comes the ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “ENLARGED TO SHOW DETAIL 3” NR, 2:13. Concert/special events, Maui Mall Megaplex, 7 p.m. Monday. Alternative rockers 311 hit the big screen in this ...

Stalker-thriller ‘Greta’ has class

Imagine you’re a 20-something living in New York City and you spot a particularly nice green leather handbag on the subway. Do you report it to the MTA? Ignore it and move on? Claim it and its contents for yourself? Return to the owner? For Chloe Grace Moretz’s Frances, a wide-eyed ...

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Maui Scene’s minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews are provided by studios and other sources. SPECIAL SCREENINGS “GONE WITH THE WIND: 80TH ANNIVERSARY” G, 4:00. Concert/special events, Maui Mall Megaplex, 1 and 6 p.m. today and Sunday. A classic epic of the ...