March 7, 2013

At the Movies

Opening: 'Dead Man Down' / 'Oz: The Great and Powerful' / Paleyfest, featuring 'The Big Bang Theory'


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Colin Farrell is a gangland player bent on vengeance in “Dead Man Down.”


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Denis Lavant in “Holy Motors.”


"HOLY MOTORS," starring Denis Lavant and Edith Scob. Directed by Leos Carax. Carax returns to the screen with resounding force with this deliciously entertaining and defiantly strange journey of the soul that careens through the streets of Paris exuding comedy, mystery, romance, intrigue and melodrama. "Holy Motors" is a love letter to both the City of Lights and the flickering lights of movie magic from throughout the years, as embodied by one of the most mischievously original screen protagonists in history. Co-presented with Space Gallery. 2012, NR, 1:55

Showing at: Portland Museum of Art, 7 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday

"DEAD MAN DOWN" (R) (1:40) Stars Colin Farrell, Noomi Rapace, Dominic Cooper and Terrence Howard. Directed by Niels Arden Oplev. In New York City, a crime lord's right-hand man is seduced by one of his boss' victims, a woman seeking retribution.

Opening at: Cinemagic Westbrook 12. 3:10, 7:20, 10; Brunswick 10 Fri-Wed 12:50, 3:50, 7:30, 10:10

"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.

Opening at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Fri 12:45, 2, 3:30, 5, 6:30, 8, 9:20 Sat 12:45, 2, 3:30, 5, 6:30, 9:20 Sun 12:45, 3:30, 6:30, 9:20 Mon-Tues 12:45, 2, 3:30, 6:30, 9:20 Wed 12:45, 3:30, 6:30, 9:20; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs 9:45 Fri-Sun 12, 3:30, 6:30, 9:30 Mon-Wed 1, 4, 6:50, 9:40; Cinemagic Saco Fri-Wed 12, 12:30, 1 (IMAX 3D) 3, 3:30, 4 (IMAX 3D), 6:30, 6:45, 7 (IMAX 3D), 9:05, 9:30, 9:45 (IMAX 3D); Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 9, Fri-Wed 12, 12:10, 12:30 (3D), 3:10, 3:25, 3:40 (3D), 6:45, 7, 7:15 (3D), 9:40, 9:50, 10 (3D); Brunswick 10 Thurs 9:30; Fri-Wed 12:45 (3D), 1:15 (3D), 3:30 (3D), 4 (3D), 4:20, 6:30 (3D), 7 (3D), 7:20, 9:30 (3D), 9:45, 10 (3D)

"PALEYFEST, FEATURING 'THE BIG BANG THEORY' " (PG-13) (2:00) The stars of TV's hit comedy series "The Big Bang Theory" will appear in select movie theaters for a live interactive experience as part of PaleyFest -- the ultimate TV fan festival.

Showing at: Brunswick 10 Wed 10


"21 AND OVER" (R) (1:33) Stars Miles Teller, Justin Chon, Jonathan Keltz and Sarah Wright. Directed by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore. The night before his big medical school exam, a promising student celebrates his 21st birthday with his two best friends.

Showing at: Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs 2:15, 4:30, 7, 9:30 Fri-Sun 12, 2:15, 4:30, 7, 9:30 Mon-Wed 2:15, 4:30, 7, 9:30; Cinemagic Saco Thurs-Wed 12, 2:20, 4:40, 7:30, 9:45; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs-Wed 12:10, 2:25, 4:40, 7:20, 9:40; Brunswick 10 Thurs 1:50, 4:30, 7:40, 9:55 Fri-Tue 12:30, 2:45, 5, 7:40, 10:15 Wed 12:20, 2:40, 5, 7:40

"AMOUR" (PG-13) (1:55) Stars Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva and Isabelle Huppert. Directed by Michael Haneke. Georges and Anne, retired music teachers, are in their 80s. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has an attack and the couple's bond of love is severely tested.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thurs 1, 3:40, 6:30 Fri-Wed 1, 6:20

"ARGO" (R) (2:00) Stars Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, John Goodman and Alan Arkin. Directed by Ben Affleck. As the Iranian revolution reaches the boiling point, a CIA specialist develops a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian ambassador.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thurs 3:30, 6:20 Fri-Wed 3:40, 9; Cinemagic Saco Thurs 12:10, 7:45 Fri-Wed 12:10, 7:45; Brunswick 10 Thurs 1

"DARK SKIES" (PG-13) Stars Keri Russell, Josh Hamilton, Dakota Goyo and J.K. Simmons. Directed by Scott Stewart. As the Barret family's peaceful suburban life is rocked by an escalating series of disturbing events, they come to learn that a terrifying and deadly force is after them.

Showing at: Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs 2, 4:20 Fri-Wed 9:45; Cinemagic Saco Thurs 12, 2:20, 4:40, 7:30, 9:45 Fri-Wed 9:45; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 11:50, 2:10, 4:30, 7:10, 9:30; Brunswick 10 Thurs 1:15, 4:10

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