December 27, 2012

At the Movies

OPENING THIS WEEK

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Billy Crystal, Kyle Harrison Breitkopf and Marisa Tomei in “Parental Guidance.”

20th Century Fox

NEW YEAR'S EVE at Cinemagic Saco features a three-course dinner at 8:45 p.m. followed by a special showing of "Les Miserables" at 10.

"PARENTAL GUIDANCE" (PG) (1:44) Stars Billy Crystal, Bette Midler, Marisa Tomei and Tom Everett Scott. Directed by Andy Fickman. Artie and Diane agree to look after their three grandkids when their type-A helicopter parents need to leave town for work. Problems arise when the kids' 21st-century behaviors collide with Artie and Diane's old-school methods.

Opening at: Windham 5 Star Thurs-Mon 12:25, 2:45, 5, 7:10, 9:25 Tues 12:25, 2:45, 5, 7:10 Wed 2:45, 5, 7:10; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs 11:45, 2:10, 4:40, 7:10, 9:40; Cinemagic Saco Thurs 11:50, 2:15, 4:40, 7:05, 9:30; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs-Wed 11:50, 2:10, 4:40, 7:10, 9:50

"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.

Opening at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thurs-Wed 1:10, 3:50, 6:40, 9:15; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs-Wed 12, 3:20, 7:20, 10

NOW SHOWING

"ARGO" (R) (2:00) Stars Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, John Goodman and Alan Arkin. Directed by Ben Affleck. As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA specialist develops a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian ambassador.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs-Wed 3:30, 7

"ANNA KARENINA" (R) (2:10) Stars Keira Knightley, Jude Law and Aaron Taylor-Johnson. Directed by Joe Wright. Anna Karenina starts a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky in Russia high society during the late 19th century.

Showing at: Eveningstar (Brunswick) Thurs 1:30, 4, 6:30; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs-Wed 9:40

"CIRQUE DU SOLEIL: WORLDS AWAY" (PG) (1:31) Stars Erica Kathleen Linz and Igor Zaripov. Directed by Andrew Adamson. Two young people journey through the astonishing and dreamlike worlds of Cirque du Soleil to find each other as audiences experience the immersive 3D technology.

Showing at: Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs 12 (3D), 2:15, 4:30, 7 (3D), 9:15

"DJANGO UNCHAINED" (R) (2:45) Stars Jamie Foxx, Don Johnson, Leonardo DiCaprio and Kerry Washington. Directed by Quentin Tarantino. With the help of his mentor, a slave-turned-bounty hunter sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thurs-Wed 12:45, 4:15, 7:45; Windham 5 Star Thur-Tues 12:15, 3:40, 7:30 Wed 3:40, 7:30; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs 11:30, 3, 6:30, 10; Cinemagic Saco Thurs 11:30, 3, 6:30, 10; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs-Wed 11:20, 2:50, 6:40, 10

"THE GUILT TRIP" (PG-13) (1:35) Stars Barbra Streisand, Seth Rogen, Kathy Najimy and Colin Hanks. Directed by Anne Fletcher. As inventor Andy Brewster is about to embark on the road trip of a lifetime, a quick stop at his mom's house turns into an unexpected cross-country voyage with her along for the ride.

Showing at: Windham 5 Star Thurs-Mon 12:55, 3:55, 7:00, 9:15 Tues 12:55, 3:55, 7 Wed 3:55, 7; Cinemagic Saco Thurs 12:15, 2:30, 4:45, 7, 9:15; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs-Wed 11:40, 2, 4:20, 7:20, 9:40

"HITCHCOCK" (PG-13) (1:38) Stars Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren and Scarlett Johansson. Directed by Sacha Gervasi. A love story between influential filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock and wife Alma Reville during the filming of "Psycho" in 1959.

Showing at: Eveningstar (Brunswick) Fri-Sun 1:30, 4, 6:30, 8:30 Mon-Wed 1:30, 4, 6:30; Nickelodeon (Portland) Thurs-Wed 1:30, 4:10 6:50, 9:30; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs-Wed 9:30

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