These are Maui Scene's minireviews, excerpts of wire service reviews and previews provided by studios and other sources.
* "THE MONUMENTS MEN" PG-13, 1:58. Action, biography, drama. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Bill Murray (from left), Dimitri Leonidas, George Clooney and Bob Balaban star in “The Monuments Men.”
Columbia Pictures photo via AP
Josh Brolin and Kate Winslet star in “Labor Day.”
Paramount Pictures photo via AP
Aaron Eckhart and Yvonne Strahovski star in “I, Frankenstein”
Lionsgate photo via AP
An unlikely World War II platoon is tasked with rescuing art masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their owners. Starring George Clooney, Cate Blanchett and Matt Damon.
* "AMERICAN HUSTLE" R, 2:18. Crime, drama. Maui Mall Megaplex.
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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.
* "BRIDE FOR RENT" NR, 1:36. Romance, Comedy, Special interest. Kaahumanu 6. Tagalog and English.
Starring two of the most well-loved Filipino stars, Kim Chiu and Xian Lim, this rom com is already a box-office hit in its native land. Without realizing it, Rocky dela Cruz auditions for the role of the wife of Rocco Espiritu. But Rocco is busy pursuing his grandmother's riches. Laugh and fall in love with the couple over and over again.
* "DALLAS BUYERS CLUB" (2013) R, 1:52. Biography, drama, history. Maui Mall Megaplex.
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.
* "FROZEN," PG, 1:25. Animation, kids and family. Maui Mall Megaplex and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
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.
* "FROZEN SING-ALONG" 1:48, Maui Mall Megaplex.
Sing along to your favorite tunes in an all-new music-filled version of Disney's Oscar nominated, Golden Globe winning big screen adventure, "Frozen."
* "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.
* "I, FRANKENSTEIN" PG-13, 1:33. Action, fantasy, sci-fi. Kaahumanu 6.
Frankenstein's creature finds himself caught in an all-out, centuries old war between two immortal clans. Stars Aaron Eckhart, Bill Nighy and Miranda Otto.
* "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.
* "LABOR DAY" PG-13, 1:51. Drama. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Depressed single mom Adele and her son, Henry, offer a wounded, fearsome man a ride. As police search town for the escaped convict, the mother and son gradually learn his true story as their options become increasingly limited. Stars Kate Winslet, Josh Brolin and Gattlin Griffith.
* "LONE SURVIVOR" R, 2:01. Action, biography, drama. Maui Mall Megaplex and Lahaina Wharf Cinema.
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.
* "RIDE ALONG" PG-13, 1:40. Action, comedy. Kaahumanu 6 and Lahaina Wharf Cinemas.
Fast-talking security guard Ben joins his cop brother-in-law, James, on a 24-hour patrol of Atlanta in order to prove himself worthy of marrying Angela, James' sister. Stars Ice Cube, Kevin Hart and Tika Sumpter.
* "THAT AWKWARD MOMENT" R, 1:34. Comedy, romance. Maui Mall Megaplex.
Zac Efron, Miles Teller and Michael B. Jordan star as three best friends who find themselves at the roadblock of many a romance: the realization that getting some means wanting more. They end up learning that relationship rules of the dating game sometimes have to be redefined.
* "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. 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.
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 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.