January 31, 2013

At the Movies

Opening: 'Bullet to the Head' / 'Warm Bodies' / 'Stand Up Guys' / 'Please Subcribe: A Documentary about YouTubers'

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Christopher Walken, left, and Al Pacino run afoul of a grudge-toting mob boss in “Stand Up Guys.”

CBS Films


"ANY DAY NOW" -- When a teenager with Down syndrome (Isaac Leyva) is abandoned by his mother, a gay couple (Alan Cumming and Garret Dillahunt) takes him in and becomes the loving family he's never had. But when their unconventional living arrangement is discovered by authorities, the men are forced to fight a biased legal system to save the life of the child they have come to love as their own. Inspired by a true story from the late 1970s. Rated R.

Showing at: Portland Museum of Art, 6:30 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

"THE IMPOSSIBLE" (PG-13) (1:44) Stars Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor and Tom Holland. Directed by Juan Antonio Bayona. Based on a true story account of a family caught, with tens of thousands of strangers, in the mayhem of the natural disaster a tsunami caused in Southeast Asia.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thurs 3, 9:40; Fri-Wed 3, 9:40; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 12:20, 6:45 Fri-Wed 12:20, 3:20, 6:45, 9:20

"THE LAST STAND" (R) (1:47) Stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Forest Whitaker and Rodrigo Santoro. Directed by Jee-woon Kim. The leader of a drug cartel busts out of a courthouse and speeds to the Mexican border, where the only thing in his path is a sheriff and his inexperienced staff.

Showing at: Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs 4:40, 9:40; Cinemagic Saco Thurs 4, 9:50; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 3:40, 9:20

"LES MISERABLES" (PG-13) (2:37) Stars Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway and Helena Bonham Carter. Directed by Tom Hooper. In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after he breaks parole, agrees to care for factory worker Fantine's daughter, Cosette. The fateful decision changes their lives forever.

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

"LIFE OF PI" (PG) (2:03) Stars Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain and Tabu. Directed by Ang Lee. A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor -- a fearsome Bengal tiger.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thurs 1, 4 Fri-Wed 1, 6:20; Cinemagic Saco Thurs 1, 7 Fri-Wed 12:05, 3, 6:30, 9:20

"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 and as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thurs 12, 5:20, 8:15; Nordica (Freeport) Thurs 12:30, 4, 7:30 Fri-Wed 1:10, 4:20, 7:20; Cinemagic Saco Thurs-Wed 12:45, 4:10, 7:30; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs-Wed 12:10, 3:30, 7; Brunswick 10 Fri-Sun 1, 4:05 Mon-Wed 1, 4:05, 7:30

"MAMA" (PG-13) (1:40) Stars Jessica Chastain, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Megan Charpentier. Directed by Andres Muschietti. Annabel and Lucas are faced with the challenge of raising his young nieces that were left alone in the forest for 5 years. But questions arise about whether they were as alone as once believed.

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco Thurs-Wed 12, 2:20, 4:40, 7:05, 9:25; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs-Wed 11:50, 2:10, 4:40, 7:10, 9:30; Brunswick 10 Fri-Wed 1:25, 3:50, 7:10, 9:50

"MOVIE 43" (R) (1:30) Stars Emma Stone, Stephen Merchant, Richard Gere and Liev Schreiber. Directed by Elizabeth Banks, Steven Brill, Steve Carr, Rusty Cundieff, James Duffy, Griffin Dunne, Peter Farrelly, Patrik Forsberg, James Gunn, Bob Odenkirk, Brett Ratner and Jonathan van Tulleken. A series of interconnected short films follows three kids as they search the depths of the Internet to find the most banned movie in the world.

Showing at: Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs 2:10, 4:30, 7:10, 9:30 Fri-Sun 11:50, 2:10, 4:30, 7:10, 9:30 Mon 2:10, 4:30 Tues 2:10, 4:30, 7:10, 9:30 Wed 2:10; Cinemagic Saco Thurs 12, 2:15, 4:40, 7:10, 9:25 Fri-Wed 12:05, 2:20, 4:40, 7:10, 9:25; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 11:50, 2:10, 4:30, 7:15, 9:40 Fri-Wed 12, 2:15, 4:30, 6:45, 9:20; Brunswick 10 Fri-Wed 1:30, 4:20, 7:15, 9:30

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