January 3, 2013

At the Movies

Opening: 'Texas Chainsaw' / 'Promised Land' ' 'The Impossible' / 'Not Fade Away'

(Continued from page 2)

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Samantha Barks plays the role of Eponine in “Les Miserables.”

Universal Pictures

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco Thurs-Wed 7, 9:50; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 2, 10 Fri-Wed 12:10

"LINCOLN" (PG-13) (2:29) Stars Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Directed by Steven Spielberg. As the Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thurs 1:15, 4:20, 7:30; Nordica (Freeport) Thurs-Wed 12:30, 4, 7:30; Cinemagic Saco Thurs-Wed 12, 3:15, 6:45, 9:50; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs-Wed 12, 3:10, 6:30, 9:40

"MONSTERS INC" (re-release) (G) (1:32) Stars Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Mary Gibbs and Steve Buscemi. Directed by Pete Docter, David Silverman and Lee Unkrich. Monsters generate their city's power by scaring children, but they are terribly afraid themselves of being contaminated by children, so when one enters Monstropolis, top scarer Sulley finds his world disrupted.

Showing at: Nordica (Freeport) Thurs 12:15 (3D), 2:30 (3D), 4:45, 7:10; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs 12, 2:15 (3D), 4:30 (3D), 7, 9:15 (3D); Cinemagic Saco Thurs 11:40, 2, 4:30, 7, 10:10 Fri-Wed 11:40, 2, 4:30; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 11:30, 2, 4:30, 7, 9:30

"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.

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

"RISE OF THE GUARDIANS" (PG) (1:37) Stars Hugh Jackman, Alec Baldwin, Isla Fisher and Chris Pine. Directed by Peter Ramsey. When the evil spirit Pitch launches an assault on Earth, the Immortal Guardians team up to protect the innocence of children all around the world.

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco Thurs 11:40, 2, 4:20; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 11:30, 1:50, 4:10, 7 Fri-Wed 11:30, 1:50, 4:10

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

"SKYFALL" (PG-13) (2:23) Stars Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Naomie Harris and Judi Dench. Directed by Sam Mendes. Bond's loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her. As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco Thurs-Wed 11:45, 2:50, 6:45, 9:45; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 12, 3:20, 6:40, 9:40 Fri-Wed 3:20, 6:40, 9:40

"THIS IS 40" (R) (2:13) Stars Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, Jason Segel and Melissa McCarthy. Directed by Judd Apatow. A look at the lives of Pete and Debbie a few years after the events of "Knocked Up."

Showing at: Windham 5 Star Thurs 3:45, 6:40; Nordica (Freeport) Thurs 1, 3:50, 6:45 Fri-Sat 1, 3:50, 6:45, 9:40 Sun-Wed 1, 3:50, 6:45; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs-Sun 11:30, 3:30, 6:50, 9:45 Mon-Wed 3:30, 6:50, 9:45; Cinemagic Saco Thurs-Wed 12:15, 3:15, 6:50, 9:45; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs-Wed 12:10, 3:20, 6:50, 9:50

"TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN -- PART 2" (PG-13) (1:55) Stars Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner and Peter Facinelli. Directed by Bill Condon. After the birth of Renesmee, the Cullens gather vampire clans in order to protect the child from a false allegation that puts the family in front of the Volturi.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 11:20, 4:40, 7:20 Fri-Wed 10

"WRECK-IT RALPH" (PG) (1:38) Animated, with the voices of John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jane Lynch and Jack McBrayer. Directed by Rich Moore. A video game villain wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, but his quest brings havoc to the whole arcade where he lives.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 12:10

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