December 14, 2012

At the Movies

Opening: 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' / 'Hitchcock' / 'Metropolitan Opera: Aida'

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Anthony Hopkins stars as legendary director Alfred Hitchcock in “Hitchcock.” Helen Mirren plays Hitchcock’s wife, Alma Reville.

Fox Searchlight Pictures

AT THE MUSEUM

"JUST 45 MINUTES FROM BROADWAY," starring Tanna Frederick, Julie Davis and Maine native Judd Nelson. 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: 6:30 p.m. Friday; 2 and 6 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday

 

"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; Nordica (Freeport) Thurs 12:15, 4 (3D), 7 Fri-Tues 1, 7:15; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs 2:10 (3D), 4:30, 7:10 (3D), 9:30 Fri-Sun 11:50, 2:10, 4:30 Mon-Tues 2:10, 4:30; Cinemagic Saco Thurs 11:40 (3D), 2:15, 4:40 (3D), 7 (3D), 10 Fri-Tues 11:40, 2:15, 4:40, 7, 10; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 11:30, 11:40 (3D), 2, 2:10 (3D), 4:30, 4:40 (3D), 7, 7:10 (3D), 9:20, 9:30 (3D) Fri-Tues 11:30, 2, 4:30, 7, 9:20

"SKYFALL" (PG-13) (2:13) Stars Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Naomie Harris and Judi Dench. Directed by Sam Mendes. Bond's loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her. As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thurs-Wed 12:30, 3:30, 6:30, 9:20; Windham 5 Star Thurs 3:45, 6:45; Nordica (Freeport) Thurs 12, 3:15, 6:30 Fri-Sat 12:15, 3:15, 6:30, 9:20 Sun-Tues 12:15, 3:15, 6:30; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs 3:10, 6:45, 9:45 Fri-Sun 12, 3:10, 6:45, 9:45 Mon-Tues 3:10, 6:45, 9:45; Cinemagic Saco Thurs 11:30, 12 (IMAX), 2:30, 3 (IMAX), 6:45, 7 (IMAX), 9:45, 10 (IMAX) Fri-Tues 11:30, 2:30, 6:45, 9:45; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 12, 12:10, 3:20, 3:30, 6:50, 7:15, 9:50, 10 Fri-Tues 12, 3:20, 6:40, 9:40

"TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN -- PART 2" (PG-13) (1:55) Stars Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner and Peter Facinelli. Directed by Bill Condon. After the birth of Renesmee, the Cullens gather other vampire clans in order to protect the child from a false allegation that puts the family in front of the Volturi.

Showing at: Windham 5 Star Thurs 4, 6:50; Nordica (Freeport) Thurs 1:15, 4:30, 7:15; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs 2, 4:30, 7, 9:30 Fri-Sun 11:30, 2, 4:30, 7, 9:30 Mon-Tues 2,

4:30, 7, 9:30; Cinemagic Saco Thurs 12, 12:30, 2:45, 3:15, 6:45, 7, 9:30, 9:45 Fri-Tues 12, 2:45, 6:45, 9:30; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 11:30, 11:40, 2, 2:10, 4:30, 4:40, 7:20, 7:30, 9:50, 10 Fri-Tues 11:40, 2:10, 4:40, 7:30, 10

"WRECK-IT RALPH" (PG) (1:38) Animated, with the voices of John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jane Lynch and Jack McBrayer. Directed by Rich Moore. A video game villain wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, but his quest brings havoc to the whole arcade where he lives.

Showing at: Windham 5 Star Thurs 4:10, 7; Nordica (Freeport) Thurs 1:30, 4:10, 6:40; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs 2:20, 4:50, 7:20, 9:50; Cinemagic Saco Thurs 11:45, 2:15, 4:45, 7:15, 9:45 Fri-Tues 11:45, 2:15, 4:45, 7:15; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 11:30, 2, 4:40, 7:20, 9:50 Fri-Tues 11:30, 2, 4:40, 7:20

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