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: Nordica (Freeport) Thurs-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 Thurs 1, 4:05 Fri-Wed 12:45, 3:55

"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 five years. But questions arise about whether they were as alone as once believed.

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco Thurs-Wed 12:05, 2:25, 4:45, 7:05, 9:25; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs-Wed 11:50, 2:10, 4:40, 7:10, 9:30; Brunswick 10 Thurs 1:25, 3:50, 7:10, 9:50 Fri-Wed 1:25, 4:05, 7:40, 10:05

"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; Cinemagic Saco Thurs 12:05, 2:20, 4:40, 7:10, 9:25; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 12, 2:15, 4:30, 6:45, 9:20; Brunswick 10 Thurs 1:30, 4:20, 7:15, 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: Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 11:50, 2:10, 4:40, 7:10 Fri-Wed 11:50, 2:10, 4:40, 7:10, 9:45

"PARKER" (R) (1:58) Stars Jason Statham, Jennifer Lopez, Michael Chiklis and Nick Nolte. Directed by Taylor Hackford. A thief with a unique code of professional ethics is double-crossed by his crew and left for dead. Assuming a new disguise and forming an unlikely alliance with a woman on the inside, he looks to hijack the score of the crew's latest heist.

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco Thurs 12:30, 3:30, 6:50, 9:30 Fri-Wed 6:50, 9:30; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 12:30, 3:50, 7, 9:40 Fri-Wed 7, 9:40; Brunswick 10 Thurs 12:55, 3:55, 7

"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 Westbrook Thurs-Wed 11:50, 2:10, 4:40

"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-Wed 1:10, 3:50, 6:40, 9:15; Nordica (Freeport) Thurs 1:30, 4;10, 6:50 Fri-Sat 1:30, 4;10, 6:50, 9:30 Sun-Wed 1:30, 4;10, 6:50; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs 3:20, 6:50, 9:30 Fri-Wed 1:30, 4:10, 6:50, 9:30; Cinemagic Saco Thurs-Wed 12:15, 2:50, 6:50, 9:25; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 12:30, 3:20, 6:50, 9:40 Fri-Wed 12:30, 3:20, 6:50, 9:35; Brunswick 10 Thurs-Tues 1:10, 4, 6:50, 9:35 Wed 1:10, 4, 6:50

"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.

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