These are Maui Scene's mini-reviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews provided by studios and other sources.
"Carrie" R, 1:39. Drama, horror. Kaahumanu 6.
Julianne Moore (left) and Chloe Mortez star in “Carrie”
Sony Pictures photo via AP
Amateur actors Mahat Ali (left) and Faysal Ahmed star in “Captain Phillips,” with Academy Award winner Tom Hanks.
Columbia Pictures photo via AP
Douglas Booth (right) and Hailee Steinfeld?(center) star in “Romeo and Juliet”
Relativity Media photo via AP
A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom. Starring Chloe Grace Mortez, Julianne Moore and Gabriella Wilde. Directed by Kimberly Peirce.
"Escape Plan" R, 1:56. Action, mystery, thriller. Kaahumanu 6.
When a structural-security authority finds himself set up and incarcerated in the world's most secret and secure prison, he has to use his skills to escape with help from the inside. Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger and 50 Cent star. Mikael Hafstrom directs.
"The Fifth Estate" R, 2:04. Documentary, drama. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A dramatic thriller based on real events that reveals the quest to expose the deceptions and corruptions of power that turned an Internet upstart into the 21st century's most fiercely debated organization. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Daniel Bruhl and Dan Stevens. Directed by Bill Condon and R.J. Cutler.
"Baggage Claim" PG-13, 1:36. Comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Pledging to keep herself from being the oldest and the only woman in her entire family never to wed, Montana embarks on a 30-day, 30,000-mile expedition to charm a potential suitor into becoming her fiance. Starring Paula Patton, Taye Diggs and Jill Scott. David E. Talbert directs.
"Battle of the Year: The Dream Team" PG-13, 1:49. Music. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Battle of the Year attracts all the best teams from around the world, but the Americans haven't won in 15 years. Dante enlists Blake to assemble a team of the best dancers and bring the trophy back to America, where it started. Stars Josh Holloway, Lax Alonso and Josh Peck. Benson Lee directs.
"Captain Phillips" PG-13, 2:14. Action, biography, drama. Maui Mall Megaplex and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
The true story of Capt. Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the U.S.-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in 200 years. Stars Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi and Barkhad Abdirahman. Directed by Paul Greengrass.
"Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2" PG, 1:35. Animation, comedy, family. Kaahumanu 6.
Flint Lockwood now works at The Live Corp Company for his idol Chester V. But he's forced to leave his post when he learns that his most infamous machine is still operational and is churning out menacing food-animal hybrids. Stars Bill Hader, Anna Faris and Will Forte. Directed by Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn.
"Don Jon" R, 1:30. Comedy, drama. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A New Jersey guy dedicated to his family, friends and church, develops unrealistic expectations from watching porn and works to find happiness and intimacy with his potential true love. Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson and Julianne Moore. Written and directed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
"Elysium" R, 1:49. Action, drama, sci-fi. Maui Mall Megaplex.
In the year 2154, two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine manmade space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Starring Matt Damon, Jodie Foster and Sharlto Copley.
"Enough Said" PG-13, 1:33. Comedy. Kaahumanu 6.
A divorced woman who decides to pursue the man she's interested in learns he's her new friend's ex-husband. Starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, James Gandolfini and Catherine Keener. Directed and written by Nicole Holofcener.
"Gravity" PG-13, 1:30. Drama, mystery, sci-fi. Lahaina Wharf Cinema and Kaahumanu 6.
A medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after an accident leaves them adrift in space. Stars Sandra Bullock, George Clooney and Ed Harris. Alfonso Cuaron directs.
"Insidious: Chapter 2" PG-13, 1:45. Horror, thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world. Starring Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne and Barbara Hershey. Directed by James Wan.
Lee Daniels' "The Butler" PG-13, 2:12, Biography, drama. Maui Mall Megaplex.
The story of an African-American's eyewitness accounts of notable events of the 20th century during his tenure as a White House butler. Starring Forest Whitaker, David Oyelowo and Mariah Carey.
"Machete Kills" R, 1:47. Action, crime, thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
The U.S. government recruits Machete to battle his way through Mexico in order to take down an arms dealer who looks to launch a weapon into space. Starring Danny Trejo, Alexa Vega and Mel Gibson. Robert Rodriguez directs.
"Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters" PG, 1:46. Adventure, family, fantasy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
In order to restore their dying safe haven, the son of Poseidon and his friends embark on a quest to the Sea of Monsters to find the mythical Golden Fleece while trying to stop an ancient evil from rising. Logan Lerman, Alexandra Daddario and Brandon T. Jackson star. Thor Freudenthal directs.
"Planes" PG, 1:32. Animation, adventure, comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Dusty is a cropdusting plane who dreams of competing in a famous aerial race. The problem He is hopelessly afraid of heights. With the support of his mentor, Skipper, and a host of new friends, Dusty sets off to make his dreams come true. Starring Dane Cook, Stacy Keach and Brad Garrett.
"Prisoners" R, 2:26. Crime, drama, thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family Starring Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis. Directed by Denis Villeneuve.
"Riddick" R, 1:59. Action, sci-fi, thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Left for dead on a sun-scorched planet, Riddick finds himself up against an alien race of predators. Activating an emergency beacon alerts two ships: one carrying a new breed of mercenary, the other captained by a man from Riddick's past. Starring Vin Diesel, Karl Urban and Katee Sackhoff. David Twohy directs.
"Romeo & Juliet" PG-13, 1:58. Drama, romance. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Romeo and Juliet secretly wed despite the sworn contempt their families hold for each another. It is not long, however, before a chain of fateful events changes the lives of both families forever. Stars Hailee Steinfeld, Douglas Booth and Damian Lewis. Carlo Carlei directs.
"Runner Runner" R, 1:31. Crime, drama, thriller. Kaahumanu 6 and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
When a poor college student who cracks an online poker game goes bust, he arranges a face-to-face with the man he thinks cheated him, a sly offshore entrepreneur. Starring Ben Affleck, Justin Timberlake and Gemma Arterton. Directed by Brad Furman.
"Rush" R, 2:03. Action, biography, drama. Kaahumanu 6.
A re-creation of the merciless 1970s rivalry between Formula One rivals James Hunt and Niki Lauda. Starring Daniel Bruhl, Chris Hemsworth and Olivia Wilde. Directed by Ron Howard.