February 7, 2013

At the Movies

'Identity Thief' / 'Side Effects' / 'Quartet' / 'Top Gun' in 3-D

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Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy in the road-trip comedy “Identity Thief.”

Universal Pictures


Pressman Films

Alice Taglioni and Patrick Bruel in “Paris-Manhattan.”

"PARIS-MANHATTAN," directed by Sophie Lellouche, 2012. Idealistic pharmacist Alice (Alice Taglioni) is obsessed with the movies of Woody Allen. She quotes lines from his films, engages in imaginary conversations and even prescribes her customers his classic works to help alleviate their ailments. Alice's increasingly concerned Jewish parents hope to cure her fixation by setting her up with a handsome French gentleman (Patrick Bruel), but even he quickly realizes that he's no match for the man of her dreams. PG. 1:20 

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


Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thurs 12:45, 4:15, 7:45; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs 3:20, 7:30; Cinemagic Saco Thurs 12:50, 4:30, 8; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs-Wed 12:10, 3:40, 7:20

"HANSEL & GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS" (R) (1:28) Stars Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton, Peter Stormare and Famke Janssen. Directed by Tommy Wirkola. In this spin on the fairy tale, Hansel and Gretel are now bounty hunters who track and kill witches all over the world. As the fabled Blood Moon approaches, the siblings encounter a new form of evil that might hold a secret to their past.

Showing at: Nordica (Freeport) Thurs 1:45 (3D), 4:40, 7:15; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs 2, 4:20 (3D), 7, 9:30 (3D) Fri-Sun 11:50, 2, 4:20 (3D), 7, 9:30 (3D) Mon-Wed 2, 4:20 (3D), 7, 9:30 (3D); Cinemagic Saco Thurs 12:10 (IMAX), 12:20, 2:35 (3D), 2:20 (IMAX), 2:35 (3D), 4:30 (IMAX), 4:50 (3D), 7:05 (3D), 7:20 (IMAX), 9:20, 9:30 (IMAX) Fri-Wed 12:20, 2:35, 4:50, 7:05, 9:20; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 12, 2:15 (3D), 4:30 (3D), 7 (3D), 9:20 Fri-Wed 12, 2:15, 4:30, 7, 9:20; Brunswick 10 Fri-Wed 12:45 (3D), 3:30, 7:35 (3D), 9:50

"THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY" (PG-13) (2:56) Stars Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage and Andy Serkis. Directed by Peter Jackson. A curious hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, journeys to the Lonely Mountain with a vigorous group of dwarves to reclaim a treasure stolen from them by the dragon Smaug.

Showing at: Nordica (Freeport) Thurs 1:20; Cinemagic Saco Thurs 12, 3:30; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs-Wed 12, 3:30 (3D), 7:30 (3D); Brunswick 10 Thurs 12:45, 4:15, 8

"HYDE PARK ON HUDSON" (R) (1:34) Stars Bill Murray, Laura Linney and Olivia Williams. Directed by Roger Michell. The story of the love affair between FDR and his distant cousin Margaret Stuckley, centered around the weekend in 1939 when the king and queen of the United Kingdom visited upstate New York.

Showing at: Nordica (Freeport) Thurs 4, 7 Fri-Wed 1, 6:40; Nickelodeon (Portland) Thurs 12:30, 2:45, 5, 7:15, 9:30 Fri-Wed 12:30, 5, 7:15

"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; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs-Wed 12:20, 3:20, 6:45, 9:20; Brunswick 10 Fri-Wed 1:20, 4:10, 7, 9:40

"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: Nordica (Freeport) Thurs-Wed 12:45, 3:50, 7:10; Cinemagic Saco Thurs 12:30, 4, 7:30 Fri-Wed 12, 3:30; 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-Wed 1, 6:20; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Fri-Wed 1:20, 4:05, 6:50, 9:30; Cinemagic Saco Thurs-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 as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.

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