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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MOVIES AT THE MUSEUM

"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: Cinemagic Saco Thurs-Wed 12:10, 2:25, 4:40, 7:10, 9:25; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs-Wed 12, 2:15, 4:30, 7:20, 9:45

"PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 4" (PG-13) (1:28) Stars Katie Featherston, Kathryn Newton, Matt Shively and Brady Allen. Directed by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman. It has been five years since the disappearance of Katie and Hunter, and a suburban family witnesses strange events in their neighborhood when a woman and a mysterious child move in.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thurs 4, 9; Windham 5 Star Thurs 4:05, 7:20 Fri 4:20, 7:25, 9:25 Sat 1:15, 4:20, 7:25, 9:25 Sun 1:15, 4:20, 7:25 Mon-Wed 4:20, 7:25; Nordica (Freeport) Thurs 2:15, 4:45, 7:20 Fri-Sun 2:15, 4:45, 7:20, 9:40 Mon-Wed 2:15, 4:45, 7:20; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs 2:30, 7, 9:30; Cinemagic Saco Thurs 12:10 (IMAX), 2:20 (IMAX), 4:25 (IMAX), 7 (IMAX), 9:15 (IMAX) Fri-Wed 12:10, 2:20, 4:25, 7, 9:15; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs-Wed 12:10, 2:20, 4:30, 7, 9:20

"THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER" (PG-13) (1:43) Stars Logan Lerman, Emma Watson and Ezra Miller. Directed by Stephen Chbosky. Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thurs-Wed 2, 4:20, 6:50, 9:10; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Fri-Sun 11:40, 2:15, 4:40, 7:10, 9:40 Mon-Wed 2:15, 4:40, 7:10, 9:40; Cinemagic Saco Fri-Wed 12:05, 2:25, 4:45, 7:05, 9:25

"PITCH PERFECT" (PG) (1:52) Stars Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow and Rebel Wilson. Directed by Jason Moore. A college freshman is cajoled into joining the school's all-girl singing group.

Showing at: Windham 5 Star Thurs-Fri 7:15 Sat-Sun 1, 7:15 Mon-Wed 7:15; Cinemagic Saco Thurs 12, 2:25, 4:50, 7:15 Fri-Wed 12, 2:25, 4:50, 7:15, 9:45; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 3:20, 6:45 Fri-Wed 12:20, 3:20, 6:45, 9:20

"SEVEN PSYCHOPATHS" (R) (1:51) Stars Colin Farrell, Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell. Directed by Martin McDonagh. A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.

Showing at: Eveningstar (Brunswick) Thurs 1:30, 3:45, 6; Nickelodeon (Portland) Thurs-Mon 1:45, 4:45, 7:15, 9:45 Tues 1:45, 4:45 Wed 1:45, 4:45, 9:45; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Fri-Sun 2, 4:30, 7:10, 9:50 Mon-Wed 11:30, 2, 4:30, 7:10, 9:50; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 2, 6:45, 9:20 Fri-Wed 12:30, 3:20,  6:45, 9:20

"SILENT HILL: REVELATION" (R) (1:34) Stars Sean Bean, Radha Mitchell, Carrie-Anne Moss and Adelaide Clemens. Directed by Michael J. Bassett. 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 4:05, 7:20; Nordica (Freeport) Thurs 4:20 (3D); Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs 12 (3D) 2:10 (3D), 4:30, 7:10 (3D), 9:40; Cinemagic Saco Thurs 12:15, 2:20, 4:30, 7, 9:10 Fri-Wed 12:15, 9:30; Cinemagic Westbrook 9:40 (3D)

"SINISTER" (R) (1:50) Stars Ethan Hawke, Juliet Rylance and James Ransone. Directed by Scott Derrickson. Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity.

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco Thurs 7:05, 9:30; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs 12:10, 3:40, 7:10, 9:45 Fri-Wed 12:10, 9:30

"TAKEN 2" (PG-13) (1:31) Stars Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace and Leland Orser. Directed by Olivier Megaton. In Istanbul, retired CIA operative Bryan Mills and his wife are taken hostage by the father of a kidnapper Mills killed while rescuing his daughter.

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

"WRECK-IT RALPH" (PG) (1:38) Animated, with the voices of John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jane Lynch and Jack McBrayer. Directed by Rich Moore. A video game villain wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, but his quest brings havoc to the whole arcade where he lives.

Showing at: Windham 5 Star Thurs 4:10, 7 Fri 4:10, 7, 9:20 Sat 1:20, 4:10, 7, 9:20 Sun 1:20, 4:10, 7 Mon-Wed 4:10, 7; Nordica (Freeport) Thurs 1:30, 4:10 (3D), 6:40 Fri-Sun 1:30, 4:10 (3D), 6:40, 9:10 (3D) Mon-Wed 1:30, 4:10 (3D), 6:40; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thurs 2:20 (3D), 4:50, 7:20 (3D), 9:50 Fri-Sun 11:50 (3D), 2:20 (3D), 4:50, 7:20 (3D), 9:50 Mon-Wed 2:20 (3D), 4:50, 7:20 (3D), 9:50; Cinemagic Saco Thurs-Wed 12 (3D), 12:15, 2:20 (3D), 2:35, 4:40 (3D), 4:55, 7 (3D), 7:15, 9:20 (3D), 9:35; Cinemagic Westbrook Thurs-Wed 11:40, 11:50 (3D), 2:10, 2:20 (3D), 4:40, 4:50 (3D), 7:10, 7:20 (3D), 9:40, 9:50 (3D)

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