June 27, 2013

At the Movies

OPENING THIS WEEK

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Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer are Tonto and the Lone Ranger in a new adaptation of “The Lone Ranger.”

Disney

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Steve Carell voices Gru and Kristen Wiig is Lucy in “Despicable Me 2.”

Universal Pictures

AT THE DRIVE-INS

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

Thursday: "Man of Steel" (PG-13); "Hangover Part III" (R)

Friday-Tuesday: "White House Down" (PG-13); "Fast and Furious 6" (PG-13)

Wednesday: "Despicable Me 2" (PG); "Monsters University" (G)

PRIDES CORNER DRIVE-IN, 651 Bridgton Road, Westbrook; 797-3154. Gates open at 7 p.m. $15/carload (4 max, $5 for each additional person). Cash only.

Thursday: "Man of Steel" (PG-13); "42" (PG-13)

Friday-Tuesday: "Man of Steel" (PG-13); "Hangover Part III" (R)

Wednesday: "Despicable Me 2" (PG); "Monsters University" (G)

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-Tuesday Screen 1: "Monsters University" (G); "Iron Man 3" (PG-13)

Thursday Screen 2: "World War Z" (PG-13); "Man of Steel" (PG-13)

Friday-Tuesday Screen 2: "Man of Steel" (PG-13); "World War Z" (PG-13)

 

"THE BLING RING" (R) (1:30) Stars Katie Chang, Israel Broussard and Emma Watson. Directed by Sofia Coppola. Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teens use the Internet to track celebrities' whereabouts in order to rob their homes.

Opening at: Eveningstar (Brunswick) Friday-Wednesday

"DESPICABLE ME 2" (PG) (1:38) Stars Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig and Miranda Cosgrove. Directed by Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud. Gru is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal.

Opening at: Brunswick 10 (also in 3D) Tuesday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) (also in 3D) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Saco (also in 3D) Tuesday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Westbrook (also in 3D) Tuesday-Wednesday; Smitty's (Biddeford) (also in 3D) Tuesday-Wednesday; Smitty's (Sanford) (also in 3D) Tuesday-Wednesday; Smitty's (Windham) Tuesday-Wednesday

"THE HEAT" (R) (1:57) Stars Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy, Demian Bichir and Michael McDonald. Directed by Paul Feig. FBI special agent Sarah Ashburn is paired with Boston cop Shannon Mullins in order to take down a ruthless drug lord, but neither woman has ever had a partner, or a friend.

Opening at: Brunswick 10 Friday-Wednesday; Nickelodeon (Portland) Friday-Wednesday; Nordica (Freeport) Friday-Monday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Saco Friday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday; Smitty's (Biddeford) Friday-Wednesday; Smitty's (Sanford) Friday-Wednesday; Smitty's (Windham) Friday-Wednesday

"THE LONE RANGER" (PG-13) (2:29) Stars Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, William Fichtner and Tom Wilkinson. Directed by Gore Verbinski. Native American warrior Tonto reveals the untold tales that transformed John Reid, a man of the law, into a legend of justice.

Opening at: Brunswick 10 Tuesday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Tuesday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Saco Tuesday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Westbrook Tuesday-Wednesday; Smitty's (Biddeford) Tuesday-Wednesday; Smitty's (Sanford) Tuesday-Wednesday; Smitty's (Windham) Tuesday-Wednesday

"WHITE HOUSE DOWN" (PG-13) (2:11) Stars Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Jason Clarke. Directed by Roland Emmerich. While on a tour of the White House with his young daughter, a Capitol policeman springs into action to save his child and protect the president from a heavily armed group of paramilitary invaders.

Opening at: Brunswick 10 Friday-Wednesday; Nickelodeon (Portland) Friday-Wednesday; Nordica (Freeport) Friday-Monday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Saco Friday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday; Smitty's (Biddeford) Thursday-Wednesday; Smitty's (Sanford) Thursday-Wednesday; Smitty's (Windham) Thursday-Wednesday

"EXHIBITION: MUNCH 150": Part of the Great Art on Screen series featuring Edvard Munch (1863-1944), one of the towering figures of modern art. Norway celebrates the 150th anniversary of the birth of its native son with events including this exhibit of 220 works by the artist, who is best known for "The Scream."

Opening at: Brunswick 10 Thursday

NOW SHOWING

"AFTER EARTH" (PG-13) (1:40) Stars Jaden Smith, Will Smith, Sophie Okonedo and David Denman. Directed by M. Night Shyamalan. A crash landing leaves Kitai Raige and his father Cypher stranded on Earth 1,000 years after events forced humanity's escape. With Cypher injured, Kitai must embark on a perilous journey to signal for help.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday

"BEFORE MIDNIGHT" (R) (1:49) Stars Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy and Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick. Directed by Richard Linklater. We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna.

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

"THE EAST" (PG-13) (1:56) Stars Brit Marling, Alexander Skarsgard and Kelen Page. Directed by Zal Batmanglij. An operative for a private intelligence firm changes her priorities after being assigned to infiltrate an anarchist group that attacks major corporations.

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