These are Maui Scene's mini-reviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews provided by studios and other sources.
"About Time" R, 2:03. Comedy, drama, sci-fi. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Chris Hemsworth (left), and Anthony Hopkins star in Marvel’s “Thor: The Dark World”
Walt Disney Studios photo via AP
Hailee Steinfeld (left) and Asa Butterfield star in “Ender’s Game”
Summit Entertainment photo via AP
Reggie (left), voiced by Owen Wilson, and Jake, voiced by Woody Harrelson, star in “Free Birds,” playing at Maui Mall Megaplex.
Relativity Media photo via AP
Johnny Knoxville (left) as Irving Zisman and Jackson Nicoll as Billy in “Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa.”
Paramount Pictures photo via AP
At the age of 21, Tim discovers he can travel in time and change what happens and has happened in his own life. His decision to make his world a better place by getting a girlfriend turns out not to be as easy as you might think. Starring Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams and Bill Nighy. Directed and written by Richard Curtis.
"Thor: The Dark World" PG-13, 2:00. Action, adventure, fantasy. Lahaina Wharf Cinema and Kaahumanu 6.
Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and force him to sacrifice everything to save us all. Starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman and Tom Hiddleston. Alan Taylor directs.
"12 Years a Slave" R, 2:14. Biography, drama, history. Maui Mall Megaplex.
In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York is abducted and sold into slavery. Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael K. Williams and Michael Fassbender. Directed by Steve Rodney McQueen.
"Captain Phillips" PG-13, 2:14. Action, biography, drama. Maui Mall Megaplex.
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.
"Carrie" R, 1:39. Drama, horror. Ends tonight at Kaahumanu 6.
A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy, young outcast who's shunned by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother. Carrie 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.
"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 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.
"Ender's Game" R, 1:54. Action, adventure, sci-fi. Maui Mall Megaplex and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
The International Military seeks out a leader who can come to the rescue of the human race from an alien attack. Ender Wiggin, a brilliant young mind, is recruited and trained to lead his fellow soldiers into a battle that will determine the future of Earth. Harrison Ford stars along with Asa Butterfiled and Ben Kingsley. Director is Gavin Hood. The screenplay is based on the book Ender's Game.
"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.
"Free Birds" PG, 1:31. Animation, comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to change the course of history - and get turkey off the holiday menu for good. Stars Woody Harrelson, Owen Wilson and Dan Fogler. Directed by Jimmy Hayward.
"Gravity" PG-13, 1:30. Drama, mystery, sci-fi. 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.
"Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa" R, 1:32. Comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
Eighty-six-year-old Irving Zisman is on a journey across America with the most unlikely companion: his 8-year-old grandson, Billy. Stars Johnny Knoxville, Jackson Nicoll and Spike Jonze. Directed by Jeff Tremaine.
"Last Vegas" PG-13, 1:45. Comedy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Three 60-something friends take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last remaining single pal. Of course, the friends are played by screen icons Kevin Kline, Robert De Niro, Michael Douglas and Morgan Freeman, and they'll take you on a senior romp through Sin City that will have you in stiches.
She's the One" (1996) R, 1:36. Comedy, drama, romance. Ends tonight at Kaahumanu 6.
This film follows two Irish-American brothers: Mickey, who's older, wandering, lost, not quite sure about what he wants; and Francis, who's younger, a Wall Street power player and husband to beautiful wife Renee. Unfortunately, Francis is having an affair with Mickey's promiscuous ex-fiance, Heather. Mickey meets and marries a girl, named Hope, who he's known for 24 hours. Meanwhile Francis dumps Renee to ask Heather to marry him . . . not realizing that Mickey was right about her. Stars Edward Burns, Jennifer Aniston and John Mahoney. Written and directed by Edward Burns.
"The Counselor" R, 2:05. Crime, drama, thriller. Maui Mall Megaplex and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
A lawyer finds himself in over his head when he gets involved in drug trafficking. Starring Michael Fassbender, Penelope Cruz and Cameron Diaz. Ridley Scott directs.