OPENING THIS WEEK

“42” (PG-13) (2:08) Stars Chadwick Boseman, T.R. Knight, Harrison Ford and Nicole Beharie. Directed by Brian Helgeland. The life story of Jackie Robinson and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey.

Opening at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Friday-Wednesday; Nordica (Freeport) Friday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Friday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Saco Friday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Westbrook Friday-Wednesday; Brunswick 10 Friday-Wednesday

“MANET: PORTRAYING LIFE”
(NR) (1:30-2:00) World class art on film featuring the portraiture of Edouard Manet; based on the exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts, London.

Opening at: Brunswick 10 Thursday

“THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES”
(R) (2:20) Stars Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper and Eva Mendes. Directed by Derek Cianfrance. A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks to provide for his lover and their infant, which puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop.

Opening at: Eveningstar (Brunswick) Friday-Wednesday; Nickelodeon (Portland) Friday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Westbrook Friday-Wednesday

“SCARY MOVIE 5”  (PG-13) (1:25) Stars Simon Rex, Ashley Tisdale, Charlie Sheen and Lindsay Lohan. Directed by Malcolm D. Lee. Shortly after bringing their newborn son home from the hospital, a couple uses home-surveillance cameras and a team of experts to help them discover they’re being stalked by a nefarious demon.

Opening at: Nordica (Freeport) Friday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Friday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Saco Friday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Westbrook Friday-Wednesday; Wells Five Star Friday-Wednesday; Brunswick 10 Friday-Wednesday

“TRANCE” (R) (1:41) Stars James McAvoy, Rosario Dawson and Vincent Cassel. Directed by Danny Boyle. An art auctioneer who gets mixed up with a group of criminals partners with a hypnotherapist in order to recover a lost painting.

Opening at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Friday-Wednesday

NOW SHOWING

“ADMISSION” (PG-13) (1:57) Stars Tina Fey, Paul Rudd, Nat Wolff and Gloria Reuben. Directed by Paul Weitz. A Princeton admissions officer takes a professional risk after she meets a college-bound alternative-school kid who might be the son she gave up in a secret adoption.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thursday-Wednesday; Nordica (Freeport) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Saco Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday; Wells Five Star Thursday-Wednesday; Brunswick 10 Thursday-Wednesday

“THE CALL” (R) (1:35) Stars Halle Berry, Evie Thompson, Abigail Breslin and Morris Chestnut. Directed by Brad Anderson. A veteran 911 operator receives a call from a girl who has just been abducted and soon realizes that she must confront a killer from her past to save the girl’s life.

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco Thursday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday

“THE CROODS”
(PG) (1:38) Stars Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds, Emma Stone and Catherine Keener. Directed by Kirk De Micco and Chris Sanders. The world’s very first prehistoric family travels to an uncharted and fantastical world.

Showing at: Nordica (Freeport) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Saco Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday; Wells Five Star Thursday-Wednesday; Brunswick 10 Thursday-Wednesday

“EMPEROR” (PG-13) (1:45) Stars Matthew Fox, Colin Moy, Tommy Lee Jones. Directed by Peter Webber. As the Japanese surrender at the end of WWII, Gen. Fellers is tasked with deciding if Emperor Hirohito will be hanged as a war criminal while he also tries to find Aya, an exchange student he met years earlier in the U.S.

Showing at: Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thursday-Wednesday

“EVIL DEAD”
(R) (1:31) Stars Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Jessica Lucas, Lou Taylor Pucci. Directed by Fede Alvarez. Five friends head to a remote cabin where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods.

Showing at: Nordica (Freeport) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Saco Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday; Wells Five Star Thursday-Wednesday; Brunswick 10 Thursday-Wednesday 

“G.I. JOE: RETALIATION” (PG-13) (1:39) Stars Channing Tatum, Dwayne Johnson, Ray Park and Bruce Willis. Directed by Jon M. Chu. The G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy, Cobra, they are contending with threats from within the government.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thursday-Wednesday; Nordica (Freeport) (also in 3D) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Saco (also in 3D) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday; Wells Five Star Thursday-Wednesday; Brunswick 10 (also in 3D) Thursday-Wednesday

“THE HOST” (PG-13) (2:05) Stars Saoirse Ronan, Max Irons, Jake Abel and Diane Kruger. Directed by Andrew Niccol. Melanie risks everything to protect the people she cares most about when an unseen enemy threatens mankind by taking over their bodies and erasing their memories.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thursday; Nordica (Freeport) Thursday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thursday; Cinemagic Saco Thursday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday; Wells Five Star Thursday; Brunswick 10 Thursday-Wednesday

“IDENTITY THIEF”
(R) (1:51) Stars Jason Bateman, Melissa McCarthy, John Cho and Amanda Peet. Directed by Seth Gordon. Mild-mannered businessman Sandy Patterson travels from Denver to Miami to confront the deceptively harmless-looking woman who has been living it up after stealing Sandy’s identity.

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco Thursday

“THE INCREDIBLE BURT WONDERSTONE” (PG-13) (1:40) Stars Steve Carell, Luke Vanek, Jim Carrey and Olivia Wilde. Directed by Don Scardino. When a street magician’s stunt starts to make their show look stale, superstar magicians Burt Wonderstone and Anton Marvelton stage their own daring stunt.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday

“JURASSIC PARK 3D” (PG-13) (2:07) Stars Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough. Directed by Steven Spielberg. Re-release of the 1993 original in 3D. A theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.

Showing at: Nordica (Freeport) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Saco Thursday-Wednesday (IMAX 3D); Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday; Brunswick 10 Thursday-Wednesday

“OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN”
(R) (1:40) Stars Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman and Angela Bassett. Directed by Antoine Fuqua. Disgraced former presidential guard Mike Banning is trapped inside the White House in the wake of a terrorist attack and works with national security to rescue the president from kidnappers.

Showing at: Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Saco Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday; Wells Five Star Thursday-Wednesday; Brunswick 10 Thursday-Wednesday

“ON THE ROAD”
(R) (2:04) Stars Sam Riley, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Stewart. Directed by Walter Salles. Young writer Sal Paradise, free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou, travel across the country, meeting a mix of people who impact their journey. Based on the Jack Kerouac book.

Showing at: Eveningstar (Brunswick) Thursday; Nickelodeon (Portland) Thursday-Wednesday

“OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL” (PG) (2:10) Stars James Franco, Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz and Mila Kunis. Directed by Sam Raimi. A small-time magician arrives in an enchanted land and is forced to decide if he will be a good man or a great one.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thursday-Wednesday; Nordica (Freeport) Thursday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Saco Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday; Wells Five Star Thursday-Wednesday; Brunswick 10 (also in 3D) Thursday-Wednesday

“SAFE HAVEN”
(PG-13) (1:55) Stars Julianne Hough, Josh Duhamel, Cobie Smulders and David Lyons. Directed by Lasse Hallstrom. A young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, N.C., where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday

“SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK”
(R) (2:02) Stars Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence and Robert De Niro. Directed by David O. Russell. After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday

“SPRING BREAKERS”
(R) (1:34) Stars Selena Gomez and James Franco. Directed by Harmony Ko. Three friends lack funds for a spring break adventure, steal a car and end up in jail, but are bailed out by a local rapper, drug pusher and arms dealer who lures them into a criminal underworld.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Saco Thursday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday

“TYLER PERRY’S TEMPTATION” (PG-13) (1:51) Stars Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Vanessa Williams, Brandy Norwood and Kim Kardashian. Directed by Tyler Perry. An ambitious married woman’s temptation by a handsome billionaire leads to betrayal and recklessness, which alters the course of her life.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday

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