These are Maui Scene's mini-reviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews provided by studios and other sources.
"The Hangover Part III" R, 1:40. Comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Tobey Maguire as Nick Carraway (left) and Leonardo CiCaprio as Jay Gatsby star in “The Great Gatsby.”
Warner Bros. Picures photo via AP
Mandrake (Christoph Waltz) is the leader of the Boggans, who seek to spread decay in an unseen world.
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Justin Bartha as Doug (left), Zach Galfianakis as Alan, Ed Helms as Stu and Bradley Cooper as Phil star in “The Hangover Part III.”
Warner Bros. Pictures photo via AP
This time, there's no wedding. No bachelor party. What could go wrong, right? But when the Wolfpack hits the road, all bets are off. In the aftermath of the death of Alan's father, the wolfpack decide to take Alan (Zach Galifianakis) to get treated for his mental issues. But things start to go wrong on the way to the hospital as the group is assaulted, and Doug (Justin Bartha) is kidnapped. Now they must find Mr. Chow (Ken Jeong) again in order to surrender him to the gangster who kidnapped Doug in order to save him. Starring Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and John Goodman. Directed by Todd Phillips.
"Epic" PG, 1:42. Animation, adventure, family. Kaahumanu 6.
A teenager finds herself transported to a deep forest setting where a battle between the forces of good and the forces of evil is taking place. She bands together with a rag-tag group of characters in order to save their world - and ours. Stars Colin Farrell, Josh Hutcherson and Beyonce Knowles. Chris Wedge directs.
"Fast & Furios 6" PG-13, 2:10. Action, crime, thriller. Kaahumanu 6 and opens tonight at Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
Agent Luke Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) enlists Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) and his team to bring down former Special Ops soldier Owen Shaw (Luke Evans), leader of a unit specializing in vehicular warfare. Stars Paul Walker and Michelle Rodriguez. Directed by Justin Lin.
"42" PG-13, 1:28. Drama, sport. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Follow the life story of Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boseman) and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey (Harrison Ford). Also starring Nicole Beharie and T.R. Knight. Directed by Brian Helgeland.
"GI Joe: Retaliation" PG-13, 1:50. Action, adventure. Ends tonight at Kaahumanu 6.
Action figures come to life in this action adventure. The G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are also forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence. Starring Channing Tatum, Dwayne Johnson, Ray Park and Bruce Willis.
"Iron Man 3" PG-13, 2:10. Action, sci-fi, thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
In this third installment, Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin and he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution. Starring Roberty Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow and Guy Pearce. Shane Black directs.
"Mud" PG-13, 2:10. Drama. Ends tonight at Kaahumanu 6.
A pair of inquisitive adolescents encounter a charismatic drifter with an incredible story in this drama from Take Shelter writer/director Jeff Nichols. Mississippi adolescents Ellis (Tye Sheridan) and Neckbone (Jacob Lofland) are exploring along the mighty Mississippi when they stumble upon a small island inhabited by Mud (Matthew McConaughey), a desperado who claims to be on the run from brutal bounty hunters after killing a man in Texas. According to Mud, his true love Juniper (Reese Witherspoon) is awaiting his arrival in town, and together they plan to make a daring escape.
"Oblivion" PG-13, 2:06. Action, adventure, sci-fi. Ends tonight at Kaahumanu 6.
A veteran assigned to extract Earth's remaining resources begins to question what he knows about his mission and himself. Starring Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman and Olga Kurylenko. Directed by Joseph Kosinski.
"Pain & Gain" R, 2:09. Action, comedy, crime. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A trio of bodybuilders in Florida gets caught up in an extortion ring and kidnapping scheme that goes terribly wrong. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Mark Wahlberg and Rebel Wilson. Michael Bay directs.
"Peeples" PG-13, 1:35. Comedy. Ends tonight at Kaahumanu 6.
An Average Joe crashes a luxurious family reunion in the Hamptons in hopes of asking for his true love's hand in marriage, and learns that even wealthy families have their fair share of quirks in this comedy from producer Tyler Perry. Wade Walker (Craig Robinson) may not be a blue blood, but he loves Grace (Kerry Washington), and he's eager to propose. Convinced that his best bet is to make his move while Grace's entire family is present, Wade boldly invites himself to her family reunion, and does his best to make a good impression. Over the course of an eventful weekend, he learns that he may fit in better with the dysfunctional yet well-to-do clan than he ever could have anticipated.
"Star Trek Into Darkness" PG-13, 2:12. Action, adventure, sci-fi. Maui Mall Megaplex and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find that an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction. As our heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart, and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto. J.J. Abrams directs.
"The Big Wedding" R, 1:30. Comedy. Ends tonight at Kaahumanu 6.
A long-divorced couple fakes being married as their family unites for a wedding. Starring Robert De Niro, Katherine Heigl, Diane Keaton, Susan Sarandon and Robin Williams. Directed by Justin Zackham.
"The Company You Keep" R, 2:01. Thriller. Ends tonight at Maui Mall Megaplex.
A former weather underground activist goes on the run from a jounalist who has discovered his identity. Starring Robert Redford, Nick Nolte and Stanley Tucci. Directed by Robert Redford.
"The Croods" PG, 2:38. Animation, adventure, comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
The Croods is a prehistoric comedy adventure that follows the world's first family as they embark on a journey of a lifetime when the cave that has always shielded them from danger is destroyed. Traveling across a spectacular landscape, the Croods discover an incredible new world filled with fantastic creatures- and their outlook is changed forever. Stars Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds and Cloris Leachman.
"The Great Gatsby" PG-13, 2:23. Drama. Kaahumanu 6 and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
The year is 1922 as would-be writer Nick Carraway (Tobey Maguire) leaves the Midwest and travels to New York City during an era of loosening morals, glittering jazz and bootleg kings. Chasing his own American dream, Nick lands next door to a mysterious, party-giving millionaire, Jay Gatsby (Leonardo DiCaprio) and across the bay from his cousin, Daisy (Carey Mulligan) and her philandering husband, Tom Buchanan (Joel Edgerton). Before long, Nick is drawn into the captivating world of the super rich, their illusions, loves and deceits.
"The Place Beyond the Pines" R, 2:20. Crime, drama. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his lover and their newborn child, a decision that puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop navigating a department ruled by a corrupt detective. Starring Ryan Gosling, Eva Mendes, Anthony Pizza and Bradley Cooper. Directed by Derek Cianfrance.
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