December 6, 2012

At the Movies

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Keira Knightley has the title role in the latest screen adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s novel “Anna Karenina.” Jude Law and Aaron Taylor-Johnson also star.

Focus Features

"Cogan's Trade"
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Ray Liotta in the Mob drama “Killing Them Softly.”

Melinda Sue Gordon photo

MOVIES AT THE MUSEUM

"JUST 45 MINUTES FROM BROADWAY," directed by Henry Jaglom, 2012, R, 1:57. Whether trodding the boards for paying audiences or performing at the kitchen table for her theatrical family (father Jack Heller, mother Diane Salinger, uncle David Proval and guest boarder Harriet Schock), the only place Pandora Isaacs, nicknamed Panda, has ever felt truly safe and entirely at home is on a stage.

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

"LIFE OF PI" (PG) (2:03) Stars Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain and Tabu. Directed by Ang Lee. A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor -- a fearsome Bengal tiger.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thurs-Wed 1, 4, 6:50, 9:30; Windham 5 Star Thurs 4:05, 7:05 Fri 4:05, 7:05, 9:35 Sat 1:05, 4:05, 7:05, 9:35 Sun 1:05, 4:05, 7:05 Mon-Wed 4:05, 7:05; Nordica (Freeport) Thurs 12:30 (3D), 3:30, 6:45 (3D) Fri-Sat 12:30 (3D), 3:30, 6:45 (3D), 9:30 Sun-Wed 12:30 (3D), 3:30, 6:45 (3D); Brunswick 10 Thurs (all 3D) 12:45, 3:35, 6:40, 9:35; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs (all 3D) 3:10, 7:15, 10 Fri-Sun 11:40, 3 (3D), 6:50, 9:40 (3D) Mon-Wed 3 (3D), 6:50, 9:40 (3D); Cinemagic Saco Thurs-Wed 11:30, 1:55 (3D), 4:30, 7:15, 9:20 (3D); Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs-Wed (all 3D) 12, 3:10, 7:15, 10

"LINCOLN" (PG-13) (2:29) Stars Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Directed by Steven Spielberg. As the Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield and as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thurs-Wed 1:15, 4:30, 7:45; Brunswick 10 Thurs 12:30, 3:45, 7, 9:30; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs 3:10, 6:30, 9:40; Cinemagic Saco Thurs-Wed 12, 3:15, 6:45, 9:50; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs-Wed 12, 3:10, 6:30, 9:40

"THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER" (PG-13) (1:43) Stars Logan Lerman, Emma Watson and Ezra Miller. Directed by Stephen Chbosky.

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco Thurs 11:35, 4:35, 9:45

"PITCH PERFECT" (PG) (1:52) Stars Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow and Rebel Wilson. Directed by Jason Moore. A college freshman is cajoled into joining the school's all-girl singing group.

Showing at: Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs 3:30, 6:45; Cinemagic Saco Thurs 2, 7:10; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 3:40, 6:45

"RED DAWN" (PG-13) Stars Chris Hemsworth, Isabel Lucas and Josh Hutcherson. Directed by Dan Bradley. A group of teenagers look to save their town from an invasion of North Korean soldiers.

Showing at: Windham 5 Star Thurs 4:15, 7:15 Fri 4:15, 7:15, 9:15 Sat 1:10, 4:15, 7:15, 9:15 Sun 12:55, 4:15, 7:15 Mon-Wed 4:15, 7:15; Brunswick 10 Thurs 12:35, 3:55, 6:50, 9:40; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs 2, 4:20, 6:50, 9:20; Cinemagic Saco Thurs-Wed 11:40, 2, 4:15, 7:10, 9:30; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs-Wed 11:40, 2, 4:20, 6:50, 9:20

"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: Windham 5 Star Thurs 3:55, 7:10 Fri 3:55, 7:10, 9:25 Sat 12:55, 3:55, 7:10, 9:25 Sun 12:55, 3:55, 7:10 Mon-Wed 3:55, 7:10; Nordica (Freeport) Thurs 12:15, 4 (3D) 7 Fri-Sat 12:15, 4 (3D) 7, 9:15 Sun-Wed 12:15, 4 (3D) 7; Brunswick 10 Thurs 1 (3D), 1:30, 3:50 (3D), 4:30, 6:30 (3D), 7:05, 10:05; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs 2, 2:10 (3D), 4:30, 4:40 (3D), 7, 7:10 (3D), 9:20, 9:30 (3D) Fri-Sun 11:50 (3D), 2:10 (3D), 4:30, 7:10 (3D), 9:30 Mon-Wed 2:10 (3D), 4:30, 7:10 (3D), 9:30; Cinemagic Saco Thurs-Wed 11:40 (3D), 2:15, 4:40 (3D), 7 (3D), 10; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs-Wed 11:30, 11:40 (3D), 2, 2:10 (3D), 4:30, 4:40 (3D), 7, 7:10 (3D), 9:20, 9:30 (3D)

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