December 27, 2012

At the Movies

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Billy Crystal, Kyle Harrison Breitkopf and Marisa Tomei in “Parental Guidance.”

20th Century Fox

NEW YEAR'S EVE at Cinemagic Saco features a three-course dinner at 8:45 p.m. followed by a special showing of "Les Miserables" at 10.

"THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY" (PG-13) (2:56) Stars Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage and Andy Serkis. Directed by Peter Jackson. A curious hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, journeys to the Lonely Mountain with a vigorous group of dwarves to reclaim a treasure stolen from them by the dragon Smaug.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thurs-Wed 1, 4:30, 8; Windham 5 Star Thur-Tues 12:45, 4:10, 7:35 Wed 4:10, 7:35; Nordica (Freeport) Thurs-Mon 1:15, 5 (3D), 8:30 Tues-Wed 1:15, 5 (3D); Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs 11:40, 3 (3D), 6:30, 10 (3D); Cinemagic Saco Thurs 11:30 (IMAX), 2:30 (3D), 3 (IMAX), 6:30 (IMAX), 6:45, 9:15 (3D), 10 (IMAX); Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs-Wed 11:20, 11:30 (3D), 2:50, 3 (3D), 6:20, 6:30 (3D), 9:50, 10 (3D)

"JACK REACHER" (PG-13) (2:10) Stars Tom Cruise, Rosamund Pike, Richard Jenkins and David Oyelowo. Directed by Christopher McQuarrie. A homicide investigator digs deeper into a case involving a trained military sniper who shot five random victims.

Showing at: Windham 5 Star Thur-Mon 12:40, 3:35, 6:45, 9:30 Tues 12:40, 3:35, 6:45 Wed 3:35, 6:45; Nordica (Freeport) Thurs-Mon 12:45, 3:40, 6:30, 9:20 Tues-Wed 12:45, 3:40, 6:30; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs 11:40, 3:20, 7:10, 10; Cinemagic Saco Thurs 12:25, 3:20, 6:50, 9:45; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs-Wed 12:10, 3:30, 7, 9:45

"LES MISERABLES" (PG-13) (2:37) Stars Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway and Helena Bonham Carter. Directed by Tom Hooper. In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after he breaks parole, agrees to care for factory worker Fantine's daughter, Cosette. The fateful decision changes their lives forever.

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

"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: Cinemagic Saco Thurs 7, 9:50; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs-Wed 2, 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 as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thurs-Wed 1:15, 4:20, 7:30; Nordica (Freeport) Thurs-Wed 12:30, 4, 7:30; Cinemagic Saco Thurs 12, 3:15, 6:45, 9:50; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs-Wed 12, 3:10, 6:30, 9:40

"MONSTERS INC" (re-release) (G) (1:32) Stars Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Mary Gibbs and Steve Buscemi. Directed by Pete Docter, David Silverman and Lee Unkrich. Monsters generate their city's power by scaring children, but they are terribly afraid themselves of being contaminated by children, so when one enters Monstropolis, top scarer Sulley finds his world disrupted.

Showing at: Nordica (Freeport) Thurs-Mon 12:15 (3D), 2:30 (3D), 4:45, 7:10, 9:30 Tues-Wed 12:15 (3D), 2:30 (3D), 4:45, 7:10; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs 12, 2:15 (3D), 4:30 (3D), 7, 9:15 (3D); Cinemagic Saco Thurs 11:40, 12 (3D), 2:00, 4:30, 7 (3D), 10:10; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 11:30 (3D), 2, (3D), 4:30, 7 (3D), 9:30 Fri-Wed (all 3D) 11:30, 3, 6:30, 10

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