March 14, 2013

At the Movies

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Halle Berry portrays a veteran 911 operator who must confront a killer from her past in “The Call.”


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Ewan MacGregor, center, Eleanor Tomlinson and Nicholas Hoult in a scene from “Jack the Giant Slayer,” in which war between humans and a race of giants is reignited.

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BOTH OF THESE FILMS are presented in collaboration with Portland Ovations' celebration of Stravinsky and "The Rite of Spring."

"COCO CHANEL & IGOR STRAVINSKY." In Paris in 1913, the revolutionary dissonances of Stravinsky's work parallel Coco's radical ideas. She wants to democratize women's fashion; he wants to redefine musical taste. Seven years after the premiere of "The Rite of Spring," Chanel and Stravinsky meet again, and an intense love affair between two creative giants begins. Rated R

Showing at: Portland Musuem of Art, 6:30 p.m. Friday

"PINA." This feature-length dance film in 3D focuses on the ensemble of the Tanztheater Quppertal Pina Bausch, featuring the unique and inspiring art of the great German choreographer, who died in the summer of 2009. Rated PG

Showing at: Portland Museum of Art, 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

Showing at: Eveningstar (Brunswick) Thurs 1:30, 4, 6:30; Fri-Sat 1:30, 4, 6:30, 8:30; Sun-Wed 1:30, 4, 6:30; Nickelodeon (Portland) Thurs-Wed 1:30, 4:30, 7, 9:10; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Fri-Sun 11:50, 2:20, 4:40, 7, 9:30; Mon-Wed 2:20, 4:40, 7, 9:30

"SAFE HAVEN" (PG-13) (1:55) Stars Julianne Hough, Josh Duhamel, Cobie Smulders and David Lyons. Directed by Lasse Hallstrom. A young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, N.C., where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.

Showing at: Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs 2:20, 4:50, 7:20, 9:45 Fri 11:40, 2:20, 7:10 Sat 7:10 Sun 11:40, 2:20, 7:10 Mon-Tues 2:20, 7:10 Wed 2:20, 7:10; Cinemagic Saco Thurs 1, 3:30, 7, 9:30 Fri-Wed 1, 3:30, 7, 10; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs-Wed 12:30, 3:40, 7, 9:35; Brunswick 10 Thurs 12:40, 3:45, 6:50, 9:40 Fri-Wed 3:45, 10:15

"SIDE EFFECTS" (R) Stars Rooney Mara, Channing Tatum, Jude Law and Catherine Zeta-Jones. Directed by Steven Soderbergh. Emily and Martin are a successful New York couple whose world unravels when a new drug prescribed by Emily's psychiatrist -- intended to treat anxiety -- has unexpected side effects.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 4:30, 9:40 Fri-Wed 2:10, 4:30, 9:30

"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; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs-Wed 1:30, 4:10, 6:50, 9:30; Cinemagic Saco Thurs 12:15, 2:50, 7:20, 9:45 Fri-Wed 12:15, 2:50, 7:30, 9:55; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs-Wed 12:30, 3:20, 6:50, 9:35; Brunswick 10 Thurs 12:55, 3:40, 6:40, 9:35 Fri-Wed 12:55, 3:30, 6:40, 9:35

"SNITCH" (PG-13) (1:52) Stars Dwayne Johnson, Susan Sarandon, Jon Bernthal and Rafi Gavron. Directed by Ric Roman Waugh. A father goes undercover for the DEA in order to free his son, who was imprisoned after being set up in a drug deal.

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco Thurs-Wed 12:20, 3, 7:05, 9:40; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs-Wed 12:20, 3:20, 7, 9:50

"WARM BODIES" (PG-13) (1:37) Stars Nicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer, John Malkovich and Analeigh Tipton. Directed by Jonathan Levine. After R (a highly unusual zombie) saves Julie from an attack, the two form a relationship that sets in motion a sequence of events that might transform the entire lifeless world.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 11:50, 2:10, 7:15 Fri-Wed 3:30, 9:40

"ZERO DARK THIRTY" (R) (1:43) Stars Jessica Chastain, Joel Edgerton, Chris Pratt and Mark Strong. Directed by Kathryn Bigelow. A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks and his death at the hands of the Navy SEAL Team 6 in May 2011.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs-Wed 12, 6:30

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