November 8, 2012

At the Movies

Opening: 'Skyfall' / 'Coldplay Live 2012' / 'We're Not Broke'

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Colin Farrell, left, Christopher Walken and Sam Rockwell in “Seven Psychopaths.”

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"CHICKEN WITH PLUMS," directed by Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud, PG-13, 1:33. Teheran, 1958. Since his beloved violin was broken, Nasser Ali Khan, one of the most renowned musicians of his day, has lost all taste for life. Finding no instrument worthy of replacing it, he decides to confine himself to bed to await death. He plunges into deep reveries, with dreams as melancholic as they are joyous, taking him back to his youth and even to a conversation with Azrael, the Angel of Death, who reveals the future of his children. As pieces of the puzzle gradually fit together, the poignant secret of his life comes to light.

Showing at: Portland Museum of Art, 6:30 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thurs-Wed 1, 4:30, 8; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs-Wed 12, 4, 7:30; Cinemagic Saco Thurs-Wed 12:25, 3:55, 7:30; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs-Wed 12, 3:40, 7:30

"FLIGHT" (R) (2:15) Stars Denzel Washington, Kelly Reilly, John Goodman, Don Cheadle, Bruce Greenwood and Tamara Tunie. Directed by Robert Zemeckis. An airline pilot saves a flight from crashing, but an investigation into the malfunctions reveals something troubling.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thurs-Wed 12:45, 3:45, 6:40, 9:25; Nordica (Freeport) Thurs 1, 3:50, 6:50 Fri-Sun 1, 3:50, 6:50, 9:50 Mon-Wed 1, 3:50, 6:50; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs 3, 6:45, 9:45 Fri-Sun 11:40, 3, 6:45, 9:45 Mon-Wed 3, 6:45, 9:45; Cinemagic Saco Thurs-Wed 12:30, 3:30, 6:45, 9:35; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 12:10, 12:20, 3:20, 3:30, 6:30, 6:50, 9:30, 9:50 Fri-Wed 12, 12;20, 3:10, 3:30, 6:30, 6:50, 9:30, 9:50

"FRANKENWEENIE" (PG) (1:27) Stars Winona Ryder, Catherine O'Hara, Martin Short and Martin Landau. Directed by Tim Burton. Young Victor conducts a science experiment to bring his beloved dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous, consequences.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 11;50, 2, 4:20

"FUN SIZE" (PG-13) (1:30) Stars Victoria Justice, Johnny Knoxville, Chelsea Handler and Ana Gasteyer. Directed by Josh Schwartz. When her father disappears, Heather Mason is drawn into a strange and terrifying alternate reality that holds answers to the horrific nightmares that have plagued her since childhood.

Showing at: Windham 5 Star Thurs 4:25 Fri-Sat 4:25, 9:45 Sun-Wed 4:25; Nordica (Freeport) Thurs 1:10, 7:10; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs 12, 4:50; Cinemagic Saco Thurs 9:35; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 11:50, 4:30

"HERE COMES THE BOOM" (PG) (1:45) Stars Kevin James, Salma Hayek and Henry Winkler. Directed by Frank Coraci. A high school biology teacher looks to become a successful mixed-martial arts fighter in an effort to raise money to prevent extra-curricular activities from being axed at his cash-strapped school.

Showing at: Windham 5 Star Thurs 4:15, 7:10 Fri 4:15, 7:10, 9:35 Sat 1:10, 4:15, 7:10, 9:35 Sun 1:10, 4:15, 7:10 Mon-Wed 4:15, 7:10; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs 11:40, 2, 4:30; Cinemagic Saco Thurs-Wed 2:30, 4:50, 7:10; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 11:40, 9:40

"HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA" (PG) (1:58) Stars Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Andy Samberg and Selena Gomez. Directed by Genndy Tartakovsky. Dracula operates a high-end resort far away from the human world. He goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for his daughter.

Showing at: Windham 5 Star Thurs 4:30, 6:55 Fri 4:30, 6:55, 9 Sat 1:30, 4:30, 6:55, 9 Sun 1:30, 4:30, 6:55 Mon-Wed 4:30, 6:55; Nordica (Freeport) Thurs 1:20 (3D), 4, 7:15 (3D) Fri-Sun 1:20 (3D), 4, 7:15 (3D), 9:15 Mon-Wed 1:20 (3D), 4, 7:15 (3D); Cinemagic Saco Thurs 12:15, 2:25, 4:30, 7:05, 9:10; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 11:50 (3D), 2:10, 2:20 (3D), 4:20, 4:30 (3D), 6:50 Fri-Wed 11:50 (3D), 2:10 (3D), 4:20, 6:50

"LOOPER" (R) (1:58) Stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt and Paul Dano. Directed by Rian Johnson. In 2072, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent 30 years into the past, where a hired gun awaits. Someone like Joe, who one day learns the mob wants to "close the loop" by transporting back Joe's future self.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thurs 1:15, 6:30; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 12:20, 9:40

"THE MAN WITH THE IRON FISTS" (R) (1:36) Stars Russell Crowe, Lucy Liu and Cung Le. Directed by RZA. On the hunt for a fabled treasure of gold, a band of warriors, assassins and a rogue mercenary descend on a village in feudal China, where a humble blacksmith looks to defend himself and his fellow villagers.

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