October 18, 2012

At the Movies

Opening: 'Alex Cross' / 'Paranormal Activity 4' / 'Butter' / 'Legend of Aahhhs'

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Kathryn Newton in “Paranormal Activity 4.”

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"ALL TOGETHER," directed by Stephane Robelin, 2012, NR, 1:36. Robelin's delectable film focuses on five aging friends who try a youthful experiment of moving in together into a spacious house owned by Annie (Geraldine Chaplin) and Jean (Guy Bedos). Joining them is the borderline womanizer, Claude (Claude Rich), and the bon vivant, Albert (Pierre Richard), and his wife, Jeanne (Jane Fonda), a philosophy professor. In French and German with English subtitles.

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. Closed for season

PRIDES CORNER DRIVE-IN, 651 Bridgton Road, Westbrook; 797-3154. Closed for season

SACO DRIVE-IN, 969 Portland Road, Saco; 284-1016. Open Friday and Saturday only. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. $15/carload.

Fri-Sat: "Looper" (R); "Taken 2" (PG-13)

"CHICKEN WITH PLUMS" (PG-13) (1:33) Stars Mathieu Amalric, Edouard Baer and Maria de Medeiros. Directed by Vincent Paronnaud and Marjane Satrapi. Since his beloved violin was broken, Nasser Ali Khan, one of the most renowned musicians of his day, has lost all taste for life. Finding no instrument worthy of replacing it, he decides to confine himself to bed to await death.

Showing at: Eveningstar (Brunswick) Thurs 1:30, 3:30, 5:30, 7:30

"DREDD" (R) (1:35) Stars Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby, Lena Headey and Rachel Wood. Directed by Pete Travis. In a violent, futuristic city where the police have the authority to act as judge, jury and executioner, a cop teams up with a trainee to take down a gang that deals a reality-altering drug.

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco Thurs 9:10 (3D)

"END OF WATCH" (R) (1:49) Stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Pena, Anna Kendrick and America Ferrera. Directed by David Ayer. Two young officers are marked for death after confiscating a small cache of money and firearms from the members of a notorious cartel during a routine traffic stop.

Showing at: Nordica (Freeport) Thurs 1:45, 4:15, 7:20; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 12:30, 3:30, 7:10, 9:50 Fri-Wed 12:30, 3:30, 6:50, 9:20

"FINDING NEMO" (G) (1:40) Stars Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alexander Gould and Willem Dafoe. Directed by Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich. After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home. This is a re-release in 3D.

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco Thurs 12:05 (3D), 2:15, 4:35 (3D), 7

"FRANKENWEENIE" (PG) (1:27) Stars Winona Ryder, Catherine O'Hara, Martin Short and Martin Landau. Directed by Tim Burton. Young Victor conducts a science experiment to bring his beloved dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous, consequences.

Showing at: Windham 5 Star Thurs 4:20, 6:55; Nordica (Freeport) Thurs 1:10, 3:40 (3D), 6:30 (3D) Fri-Wed 1:10, 6:30; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs  2:10, 4:20 (3D), 7:20, 9:30 (3D) Fri-Sun 12, 2:10, 4:20 (3D) Mon-Wed 2:10, 4:20 (3D); Cinemagic Saco Thurs 12:10 (IMAX), 2:20 (IMAX), 4:30 (IMAX), 7 (IMAX), 9:10 (IMAX) Fri-Wed 12:15 (3D), 2:25, 4:35 (3D), 7:05, 9:10 (3D); Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 12:20, 2:30 (3D), 4:50, 7:20, 9:30 (3D) Fri-Wed 12:20, 2:30 (3D), 4:50, 7:10, 9:30 (3D); Brunswick 10 Fri-Mon 1:50, 4:05 (3D), 7:05, 9:40 (3D) Tues-Wed 1:05, 4:05 (3D)

"HERE COMES THE BOOM" (PG) (1:45) Stars Kevin James, Salma Hayek and Henry Winkler. Directed by Frank Coraci. A high school biology teacher looks to become a successful mixed-martial arts fighter in an effort to raise money to prevent extra-curricular activities from being axed at his cash-strapped school.

Showing at: Windham 5 Star Thurs 4:15, 7:10 Fri 4:15, 7:10, 9:35 Sat 1:10, 4:15, 7:10, 9:35 Sun 1:10, 4:15, 7:10 Mon-Wed 4:15, 7:10; Nordica (Freeport) Thurs 1:45, 4:15, 7:30 Fri-Sat 1:45, 4:15, 7:30, 9:45 Sun-Wed 1:45, 4:15, 7:30; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs 2, 4:30, 7:10, 9:40 Fri-Sun 11:40, 2, 4:30, 7:10, 9:40 Mon-Wed 2, 4:30, 7:10, 9:40; Cinemagic Saco Thurs 12:10, 2:30, 4:50, 7:10, 9:30 Fri-Wed 12:10, 2:30, 4:50, 7:10, 9:25; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs-Wed 11:50, 2:15, 4:40, 7:20, 9:45; Brunswick 10 Fri-Wed 1:30, 4:20, 7, 9:30

"HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA" (PG) (1:58) Stars Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Andy Samberg and Selena Gomez. Directed by Genndy Tartakovsky. Dracula operates a high-end resort far away from the human world. He goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for his daughter.

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