April 11, 2013

At the Movies

Opening: '42' / 'Manet: Portraying Life' / 'The Place Beyond the Pines' / 'Scary Movie 5' / 'Trance'

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Ryan Gosling is a motorcyle stunt rider who turns to robbing banks to support his family in “The Place Beyond the Pines.”

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Rosario Dawson plays a hypnotherapist who gets involved in an effort to recover a lost painting in “Trance.”

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MOVIES AT THE MUSEUM

“LORE,” directed by Cate Shortland, 2012. As the Allies sweep across Germany, Lore leads her younger siblings on a journey that exposes them to the truth of their parents’ beliefs – father an SS officer, mother a staunch Nazi supporter. An encounter with a mysterious refugee forces Lore to rely on a person she has always been taught to hate. In German with English subtitles.
NR. 1:48

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

Showing at: Nordica (Freeport) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Saco Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday; Wells Five Star Thursday-Wednesday; Brunswick 10 Thursday-Wednesday 

“G.I. JOE: RETALIATION” (PG-13) (1:39) Stars Channing Tatum, Dwayne Johnson, Ray Park and Bruce Willis. Directed by Jon M. Chu. The G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy, Cobra, they are contending with threats from within the government.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thursday-Wednesday; Nordica (Freeport) (also in 3D) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Saco (also in 3D) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday; Wells Five Star Thursday-Wednesday; Brunswick 10 (also in 3D) Thursday-Wednesday

“THE HOST” (PG-13) (2:05) Stars Saoirse Ronan, Max Irons, Jake Abel and Diane Kruger. Directed by Andrew Niccol. Melanie risks everything to protect the people she cares most about when an unseen enemy threatens mankind by taking over their bodies and erasing their memories.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thursday; Nordica (Freeport) Thursday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thursday; Cinemagic Saco Thursday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday; Wells Five Star Thursday; Brunswick 10 Thursday-Wednesday

“IDENTITY THIEF”
(R) (1:51) Stars Jason Bateman, Melissa McCarthy, John Cho and Amanda Peet. Directed by Seth Gordon. Mild-mannered businessman Sandy Patterson travels from Denver to Miami to confront the deceptively harmless-looking woman who has been living it up after stealing Sandy’s identity.

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco Thursday

“THE INCREDIBLE BURT WONDERSTONE” (PG-13) (1:40) Stars Steve Carell, Luke Vanek, Jim Carrey and Olivia Wilde. Directed by Don Scardino. When a street magician’s stunt starts to make their show look stale, superstar magicians Burt Wonderstone and Anton Marvelton stage their own daring stunt.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday

“JURASSIC PARK 3D” (PG-13) (2:07) Stars Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough. Directed by Steven Spielberg. Re-release of the 1993 original in 3D. A theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.

Showing at: Nordica (Freeport) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Saco Thursday-Wednesday (IMAX 3D); Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday; Brunswick 10 Thursday-Wednesday

“OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN”
(R) (1:40) Stars Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman and Angela Bassett. Directed by Antoine Fuqua. Disgraced former presidential guard Mike Banning is trapped inside the White House in the wake of a terrorist attack and works with national security to rescue the president from kidnappers.

Showing at: Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Saco Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday; Wells Five Star Thursday-Wednesday; Brunswick 10 Thursday-Wednesday

“ON THE ROAD”
(R) (2:04) Stars Sam Riley, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Stewart. Directed by Walter Salles. Young writer Sal Paradise, free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou, travel across the country, meeting a mix of people who impact their journey. Based on the Jack Kerouac book.

Showing at: Eveningstar (Brunswick) Thursday; Nickelodeon (Portland) Thursday-Wednesday

“OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL” (PG) (2:10) Stars James Franco, Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz and Mila Kunis. Directed by Sam Raimi. A small-time magician arrives in an enchanted land and is forced to decide if he will be a good man or a great one.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thursday-Wednesday; Nordica (Freeport) Thursday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Saco Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday; Wells Five Star Thursday-Wednesday; Brunswick 10 (also in 3D) Thursday-Wednesday

“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.

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