September 19, 2013

At the Movies

'Prisoners' / 'Battle of the Year' / 'Ain't Tem Bodies Saints' / 'Salinger' / 'Pompeii: From the British Museum / 'Unstoppable: A Live Event with Kirk Cameron' / 'The Wizard of Oz: An IMAX 3D Experience'

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An American team tries to bring home the gold in an international dance competition in “Battle of the Year.”

Screen Gems

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Vin Diesel is up to his neck in hot water in “Riddick.”

Universal Pictures


Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Pierce Brosnan and Trine Dyrholm in “Love Is All You Need.”

"LOVE IS ALL YOU NEED," starring Pierce Brosnan, Trine Dyrholm, Molly Blixt Egelind, Kim Bodnia, Paprika Steen, Christiane Schaumburg-Muller and Sebastian Jessen. Directed by Susanne Bier. Philip (Brosnan), an Englishman living in Denmark, is a lonely, middle-aged widower and estranged single father. Ida (Dyrholm) is a Danish hairdresser, recuperating from a long bout of illness, who's just been left by her husband for a younger woman, Thilde. The fates of these two bruised souls are about to intertwine, as they embark for a trip to Italy to attend the wedding of Patrick and Astrid, Philip's son and Ida's daughter. With warmth, affection and confidence, Bier has shaken a cocktail of love, loss, absurdity, humor and delicately drawn characters that will leave only the hardest heart untouched. It is a film about the simple yet profound pains and joys of moving on -- and forward -- with your life. Rated R. Running time: 1:52

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


BRIDGTON TWIN DRIVE-IN, 383 Portland Road, Bridgton; 647-8666. $7.50/12 and older; $5/5 to 11 years; free/4 and under. Minimum charge of $15 per vehicle on weekends and holidays. Cash only.

Friday-Sunday, Screen 1: "Elysium" (R); "This is the End" (R)

Screen 2: Closed for season

PRIDES CORNER DRIVE-IN, 651 Bridgton Road, Westbrook; 797-3154. Gates open at 7 p.m. $15/carload (Four max, $5 for each additional person)

Friday-Sunday: "We're the Millers" (R); "The Conjuring" (R)

"WE'RE THE MILLERS" (R) (1:50) Stars Jennifer Aniston, Emma Roberts, Jason Sudeikis. Directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber. A veteran pot dealer creates a fake family as part of his plan to move a huge shipment of weed into the U.S. from Mexico.

Showing at: Brunswick 10 Thursday-Wednesday; Nordica (Freeport) Thursday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Saco Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday; Smitty's (Biddeford) Thursday-Tuesday; Smitty's (Sanford) Thursday; Smitty's (Windham) Thursday-Wednesday

"THE WAY WAY BACK" (PG-13) (1:43) Stars Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Liam James and Allison Janney. Directed by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash. Duncan is having a difficult summer vacation with his mother, her overbearing boyfriend and his daughter. But the 14-year-old finds an unexpected friend in Owen, manager of the local water park.

Showing at: Brunswick 10 Thursday-Wednesday; Nickelodeon (Portland) Thursday; Nordica (Freeport) Friday-Wednesday; Smitty's (Windham) Friday-Wednesday

"THE WOLVERINE" ( PG-13) (2:06) Stars Hugh Jackman, Rila Fukushima, Will Yun Lee and Tao Okamoto. Directed by James Mangold. Summoned to Japan by an old acquaintance, Wolverine becomes embroiled in a conflict that forces him to confront his own demons.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday

"THE WORLD'S END" (R) (1:49) Stars Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Martin Freeman and Rosamund Pike. Directed by Edgar Wright. Five friends reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from 20 years earlier, but unwittingly become humankind's only hope for survival.

Showing at: Brunswick 10 Thursday-Wednesday; Nickelodeon (Portland) Thursday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday

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