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

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco Thurs-Wed 12:10, 2:30, 4:40, 7:40, 9:45; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs-Wed 12, 2:10, 4:30, 7:10, 9:30; Brunswick 10 Thurs 1:45, 4:15, 7:30, 10 Fri-Mon 12:35, 2:50, 5, 7:25, 10:20 Tues 12:35, 2:50, 5, 7:25, 10:20 Wed 12:35, 2:50, 5, 7:25, 10:20

"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-Wed 12:05, 3, 7:45

"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: Cinemagic Saco Thurs 4; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs-Wed 12:20, 3:40, 7:10

"PARENTAL GUIDANCE" (PG) (1:44) Stars Billy Crystal, Bette Midler, Marisa Tomei and Tom Everett Scott. Directed by Andy Fickman. Artie and Diane agree to look after their three grandkids when their type-A helicopter parents need to leave town for work. Problems arise when the kids' 21st-century behaviors collide with Artie and Diane's old-school methods.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 3:30, 6:40

"PHANTOM" (R) (1:37) Stars Ed Harris, Julian Adams and David Duchovny. Directed by Todd Robinson. The haunted captain of a Soviet submarine holds the fate of the world in his hands. Forced to leave his family behind, he is charged with leading a covert mission cloaked in mystery.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thurs 1:45, 4:15, 7:15, 9:30 Sun and Tues 10; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 11:50, 2:20, 4:40, 7:20, 9:50 Fri-Wed 9:20

"QUARTET" (PG-13) (1:37) Stars Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, Billy Connolly and Pauline Collins. Directed by Dustin Hoffman. At a home for retired musicians, the annual concert to celebrate Verdi's birthday is disrupted by the arrival of Jean, an eternal diva and the former wife of one of the residents.

Showing at: Eveningstar (Brunswick) Thurs 1:30, 4, 6:30; Fri-Sat 1:30, 4, 6:30, 8:30 Sun-Wed 1:30, 4, 6:30; Nickelodeon (Portland) Thurs 1:30, 4:30, 7, 9:20 Fri-Wed 1:30, 4:30, 7, 9:10; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs 2:20, 4:40, 7, 9:30 Fri-Sun 11:50, 2:20, 4:40, 7, 9:30

"SAFE HAVEN" (PG-13) (1:55) Stars Julianne Hough, Josh Duhamel, Cobie Smulders and David Lyons. Directed by Lasse Hallstrom. A young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, N.C., where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.

Showing at: Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs 2:20, 4:50, 7:20, 9:45 Fri-Sun 11:50, 2:20, 4:50, 7:20, 9:45 Mon-Wed 2:20, 4:50, 7:20, 9:45; Cinemagic Saco Thurs-Wed 1, 3:30, 7, 9:30; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 12:30, 3:40, 7, 9:45 Fri-Wed 12:30, 3:40, 7, 9:35; Brunswick 10 Thurs 1, 3:45, 6:55, 9:35; Fri-Wed 12:40, 3:45, 6:50, 9:40

"SIDE EFFECTS" (R) Stars Rooney Mara, Channing Tatum, Jude Law and Catherine Zeta-Jones. Directed by Steven Soderbergh. Emily and Martin are a successful New York couple whose world unravels when a new drug prescribed by Emily's psychiatrist -- intended to treat anxiety -- has unexpected side effects.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thurs 1:15, 8:50; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 3:20, 9:50 Fri-Wed 4:30, 9:40

"SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK" (R) (2:02) Stars Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence and Robert De Niro. Directed by David O. Russell. After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.

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