These are Maui Scene's minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews provided by studios and other sources.
"DALLAS BUYERS CLUB" (2013) R, 1:52. Biography, drama, history. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Ice Cube (left) and Kevin Hart star in the action, comedy film “Ride Along”
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Andie, voiced by Katherine Heigl (left) and Surly, voiced by Will Arnett steal the spotlight in a scene from “The Nut Job.”
Open Road Films photo via AP
Meryl Streep (from left), Julianne Nicholson and Juliette Lewis star in “August: Osage County”
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Bradley Cooper stars in “American Hustle.” Cooper was nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actor. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2.
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In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is diagnosed with the disease. The film has nominations for six Oscars. Starring Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner and Jared Leto.
"AMERICAN HUSTLE" R, 2:18. Crime, drama. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive British partner, Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia.
"AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY" R, 2:01. Comedy, drama. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Oklahoma house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them. Starring Meryl Streep, Dermot Mulroney and Julia Roberts.
"DEVIL'S DUE" R, 1:29. Horror. Maui Mall Megaplex.
After a mysterious, lost night on their honeymoon, a newlywed couple finds themselves dealing with an earlier-than-planned pregnancy. While recording everything for posterity, the husband begins to notice odd behavior in his wife that they initially write off to nerves, but, as the months pass, it becomes evident that the dark changes to her body and mind have a much more sinister origin. Starring Allison Miller, Zach Gilford and Sam Anderson.
"FROZEN" PG, 1:25. Animation, kids and family. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Walt Disney Pictures presents one of its coolest comedy-adventures yet. When a prophecy traps a kingdom in eternal winter, Anna (voiced by Kristen Bell), teams up with extreme mountain man Kristoff and his sidekick reindeer, Sven. They embark on an epic journey to find Anna's sister, Elsa, and put an end to the Snow Queen's icy spell.
"GIRL, BOY, BAKLA, TOMBOY" NR, 1:45. Comedy. Kaahumanu 6 (Tagalog with English subtitles)
Stars Vice Ganda, Bobby Andrews and Jon Avila. Directed by Wennn V. Dermas.
"GRAVITY" PG-13, 1:30. Drama, mystery, sci-fi. Maui Mall Megaplex.
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.
"HER" R 2:06. Comedy, drama, romance. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with his newly purchased operating system that's designed to meet his every need. Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams and Scarlett Johansson.
"INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS" R, 1:44. Drama, music. Kaahumanu 6.
A week in the life of a young singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. Stars Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan and John Goodman.
"JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT" PG-13, 1:45. Action, drama, thriller. Kaahumanu 6.
Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack. Stars Chris Pine, Kevin Costner and Keira Knightley.
"LONE SURVIVOR" R, 2:01. Action, biography, drama. Maui Mall Megaplex and Lahaina Wharf Cinemas.
Based on the failed June 28, 2005, mission "Operation Red Wings:" Four members of SEAL Team 10 are tasked with the mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shahd. Stars Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch and Emile Hirsch.
"NEBRASKA" R, 1:55. Adventure, drama. Maui Mall Megaplex.
An aging, booze-addled father makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim a million-dollar Mega Sweepsteaks Marketing prize. Stars Bruce Dern, Will Forte and June Squibb.
"THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG" PG-13, 2:41. Adventure, drama, fantasy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from Smaug. Bilbo Baggins is in possession of a mysterious and magical ring. Stars Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman and Richard Armitage.
"THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE" PG-13, 2:26. Action and adventure, science fiction and fantasy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
This middle chapter of "The Hunger Games" franchise doesn't have a dull moment: Bigger, better, broodier action sequences keep the story a success for many critics. Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) return home after winning the 74th annual Hunger Games, only to have to turn around and leave family and friends for the Victor's Tour of the districts. Sensing a rebellion is brewing, Katniss moves from survivor to leader. Meanwhile, the districts prepare for the 75th games, a competition that could change Panem forever.
"THE LEGEND OF HERCULES" PG-13, 1:39. Action, adventure. Maui Mall Megaplex.
The origin story of the mythical Greek hero. Betrayed by his stepfather, the King, and exiled and sold into slavery because of a forbidden love, Hercules must use his formidable powers to fight his way back to his rightful kingdom. Starring Kellan Lutz, Gaia Weiss and Scott Adkins.
"THE NUT JOB" PG, 1:26. Animation, adventure, comedy. Kaahumanu 6 and Lahaina Wharf Cinemas.
Surly, a curmudgeon, independent squirrel is banished from his park and forced to survive in the city. Lucky for him, he stumbles on the one thing that may be able to save his life, and the rest of park community, as they gear up for winter Maury's Nut Store. Stars Will Arnett, Katherine Heigl and Brendan Fraser.
"THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY" PG, 1:54. Adventure, comedy, drama. Kaahumanu 6.
A day-dreamer escapes his anonymous life by disappearing into a world of fantasies filled with heroism, romance and action. Starring Ben Stiller, Kristen Wing and Adam Scott.
"THE WOLF OF WALL STREET" R, 3:00. Biography, comedy, crime. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort: from his rise to a wealthy stockbroker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, P.J. Byrne and Jon Favreau.
"SAVING MR. BANKS" PG-13, 2:05. Biography, comedy, drama. Kaahumanu 6.
Author P. L. Travers reflects on her difficult childhood while meeting with filmmaker Walt Disney during production for the adaptation of her novel, "Mary Poppins." Starring Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks and Annie Rose Buckley.
"47 RONIN" 3-D, PG-13, 1:59. Action, adventure, fantasy. Maui Mall Megaplex.
A band of samurai sets out to avenge the death and dishonor of its master at the hands of a ruthless shogun. Starring Keanu Reeves, Hiroyuki Sanada and Ko Shibasaki.
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