May 9, 2013

At the Movies

Opening: 'The Great Gatsby' / 'Peeples' / 'The Angel's Share' / 'Star Trek Into Darkness'


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Kerry Washington as Grace Peeples, Craig Robinson as Wade Walker and David Alan Grier as Virgil Peeples in a scene from ”Peeples,” opening Friday.

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Gwyneth Paltrow and Robert Downey Jr. in “Iron Man 3.”

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"TRASHED," starring Jeremy Irons. Directed by Candida Brady. In this 2012 documentary, Irons, the Academy Award-winning actor, explores the problem of global waste, traveling the world to beautiful destinations tainted by pollution. It's a journey that takes Irons (and viewers) from skepticism to sorrow and from horror to hope. NR. 1:38

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


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

Friday-Saturday: "Iron Man 3" (PG-13); "Pain and Gain" (R)

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.

Friday-Sunday: "Iron Man 3" (PG-13); "Oz the Great and Powerful" (PG)

BRIDGTON TWIN DRIVE-IN, 383 Portland Road, Bridgton; 647-8666.

Will open May 17.

"THE GREAT GATSBY" (PG-13) (2:23) Stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Joel Edgerton, Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan. Directed by Baz Luhrmann. A Midwestern war veteran finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor.

Opening at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Friday-Wednesday; Nordica (Freeport) (also in 3D) Friday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) (also in 3D) Friday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Saco (also in 3D) Friday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Westbrook (also in 3D) Friday-Wednesday; Wells Five Star Friday-Wednesday; Brunswick 10 (also in Real D 3D) Friday-Wednesday

"PEEPLES" (PG-13) (1:35) Stars Craig Robinson, Kerry Washington, David Alan Grier and S. Epatha Merkerson. Directed by Tina Gordon Chism. Sparks fly when Wade Walker crashes the Peeples annual reunion in the Hamptons to ask for their precious daughter Grace's hand in marriage.

Opening at: Cinemagic Westbrook Friday-Wednesday

"THE ANGELS' SHARE" (NR) (1:41) Stars Paul Brannigan, John Henshaw and Gary Maitland. Narrowly avoiding jail, new dad Robbie vows to turn over a new leaf. A visit to a whisky distillery inspires him and his mates to seek a way out of their hopeless lives.

Opening at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Friday-Wednesday

"STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS" (PG-13) (2:12) Stars Karl Urban, Chris Pine and Zoe Saldana. Directed by J.J. Abrams. After the crew of the Enterprise finds an unstoppable force of terror within their own organization, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction.

Opening at: Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Wednesday; Cinemagic Saco (also in IMAX 3D) Wednesday; Cinemagic Westbrook (also in 3D) Wednesday; Brunswick 10 Wednesday


"42" (PG-13) (2:08) Stars Chadwick Boseman, T.R. Knight, Harrison Ford and Nicole Beharie. Directed by Brian Helgeland. The story of Jackie Robinson and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey.

Showing at: Nickelodeon (Portland) Thursday-Wednesday; Nordica (Freeport) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Saco Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday; Brunswick 10 Thursday-Wednesday

"ADMISSION" (PG-13) (1:57) Stars Tina Fey, Paul Rudd, Nat Wolff and Gloria Reuben. Directed by Paul Weitz. A Princeton admissions officer takes a professional risk after she meets a college-bound alternative-school kid who might be the son she gave up in a secret adoption.

Showing at: Wells Five Star Thursday

"THE BIG WEDDING" (R) (1:30) Stars Robert De Niro, Katherine Heigl, Diane Keaton and Amanda Seyfried. Directed by Justin Zackham. A long-divorced couple fakes being married as their family unites for a wedding.

Showing at: Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Saco Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday; Brunswick 10 Thursday-Wednesday

"THE COMPANY YOU KEEP" (R) (2:05) Stars Robert Redford, Nick Nolte and Stanley Tucci. Directed by Robert Redford. A former Weather Underground activist goes on the run from a journalist who has discovered his identity.

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

"THE CROODS" (PG) (1:38) Stars Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds, Emma Stone and Catherine Keener. Directed by Kirk De Micco and Chris Sanders. The world's very first prehistoric family travels to an uncharted and fantastical world.

Showing at: Nordica (Freeport) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thursday; Cinemagic Saco Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday; Wells Five Star Thursday-Wednesday; Brunswick 10 Thursday-Wednesday

"EVIL DEAD" (R) (1:31) Stars Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Jessica Lucas and Lou Taylor Pucci. Directed by Fede Alvarez. Five friends head to a remote cabin where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon demons living in the nearby woods.

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