August 1, 2013

At the Movies

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Michael James, left, Michael B. Jordan, Trestin George, Thomas Wright, Kevin Durand and Alejandra Nolasco in “Fruitvale Station.”

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Jennifer Anniston, Will Poulter, Emma Roberts and Jason Sudeikis in the new comedy “We’re the Millers.”

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Reporter Jeremy Scahill in a scene from “Dirty Wars.”


"DIRTY WARS" -- This documentary follows investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill, author of the international bestseller "Blackwater," into the heart of America's covert wars, from Afghanistan to Yemen, Somalia and beyond. Part political thriller and part detective story, "Dirty Wars" takes viewers to remote corners of the globe to see a behind-the-scenes look at a high-stakes investigation. NR: violent imagery. Co-presented by Space Gallery.

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


SACO DRIVE-IN, 969 Portland Road, Saco; 284-1016. Gates open at 7 p.m. $15/carload.

Thursday: "Turbo" (PG); "The Wolverine" (PG-13)

Friday-Wednesday: "The Smurfs 2" (PG); "The Wolverine" (PG-13)

BRIDGTON TWIN DRIVE-IN, 383 Portland Road, Bridgton; 647-8666. Admission prices are for only one screen. $7.50/12 and older; $5/5 to 11 years; free/4 and under. Minimum charge of $15 per vehicle on weekends and holidays. Cash only.

Thursday, Screen 1: "Despicable Me 2" (PG); "Grown Ups 2" (PG-13)

Thursday, Screen 2: "The Lone Ranger" (PG-13); "The Heat" (R)

Friday-Wednesday, Screen 1: "The Smurfs 2" (PG); "Pacific Rim" (PG-13)

Friday-Wednesday, Screen 2: "Despicable Me 2" (PG); "Grown Ups 2" (PG-13)

PRIDES CORNER DRIVE-IN, 651 Bridgton Road, Westbrook; 797-3154. Gates open at 7 p.m. $15/carload (Four max, $5 for each additional person)

Thursday: "The Wolverine" (PG-13); "Grown Ups 2" (PG-13)

Friday-Wednesday: "The Smurfs 2" (PG); "The Wolverine" (PG-13)

"THE TO DO LIST" (R) (1:40) Stars Aubrey Plaza, Johnny Simmons, Bill Hader and Alia Shawkat. Directed by Maggie Carey. Feeling pressured to become more sexually experienced before she goes to college, Brandy Clark makes a list of things to accomplish before hitting campus in the fall.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Tuesday

"TURBO," (PG) (1:36) Animated with the voices of Ryan Reynolds, Paul Giamatti and Samuel L. Jackson. Directed by David Soren. A snail with dreams of becoming the world's greatest racer gets his chance at the Indy 500 despite limitations and a pit crew that leaves something to be desired.

Showing at: Brunswick 10 Thursday-Tuesday; Nordica (Freeport) Thursday-Tuesday; Cinemagic Saco Friday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Tuesday; Smitty's (Biddeford) Thursday-Tuesday; Smitty's (Sanford) Thursday-Tuesday; Smitty's (Windham) Thursday-Tuesday; Wells Five Star Thursday-Wednesday

"20 FEET FROM STARDOM" (PG-13) (1:31) Stars Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer, Judith Hill. Directed by Morgan Neville. Award-winning documentary examines the world of backup singers who work just beyond the spotlight for some of the biggest bands in popular music.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thursday-Tuesday

"UNFINISHED SONG" (PG-13) (1:33) Original title: "Song for Marion." Stars Terence Stamp, Vanessa Redgrave and Gemma Arterton. Directed by Paul Andrew Williams. A grumpy pensioner honors his recently deceased wife by joining the unconventional local choir to which she had belonged, a process that helps him build bridges with his estranged son.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thursday-Tuesday

"THE WAY WAY BACK" (PG-13) (1:43) Stars Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Liam James and Allison Janney. Directed by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash. Duncan is having a difficult summer vacation with his mother, her overbearing boyfriend and his daughter. But the 14-year-old finds an unexpected friend in Owen, manager of the local water park.

Opening at: Eveningstar (Brunswick) Thursday-Wednesday; Nickelodeon (Portland) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Saco Friday

"THE WOLVERINE" ( PG-13) (2:06) Stars Hugh Jackman, Rila Fukushima, Will Yun Lee and Tao Okamoto. Directed by James Mangold. Summoned to Japan by an old acquaintance, Wolverine becomes embroiled in a conflict that forces him to confront his own demons.

Showing at: Brunswick 10 (also in 3D)Thursday-Tuesday; Nordica (Freeport) Friday-Tuesday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) (also in 3D) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Saco Thursday-Friday; Cinemagic Westbrook (also in 3D) Thursday-Tuesday; Smitty's (Biddeford) Thursday-Tuesday; Smitty's (Sanford) Thursday-Tuesday; Smitty's (Windham) Thursday-Tuesday; Wells Five Star Thursday-Wednesday

"WORLD WAR Z" (PG-13) (1:56) Stars Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos and Daniella Kertesz. Directed by Marc Forster. United Nations employee Gerry Lane races against time to stop the zombie pandemic that is toppling armies and governments and threatening to destroy humanity itself. 

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Tuesday

-- From news services; subject to change

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