July 11, 2013

At the Movies

OPENING THIS WEEK

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The snail Turbo, voiced by Ryan Reynolds, in the new animated feature “Turbo.”

Dreamworks

"GROWN UPS 2" (PG-13) (1:41) Stars Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock and David Spade. Directed by Dennis Dugan. Lenny moves his family back to his hometown to be with his friends and their kids, only to discover that sometimes crazy follows you.

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

"PACIFIC RIM" (PG-13) (2:11) Stars Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba, Rinko Kikuchi and Charlie Day. Directed by Guillermo del Toro. As a war between humankind and monstrous sea creatures wages on, a former pilot and a trainee are paired up to drive a seemingly obsolete special weapon in a desperate effort to save the world from the apocalypse.

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

"LA TRAVIATA," Met Summer Encore (NR) (2:28) Stars Natalie Dessay, Matthew Polenzani and Dmitri Hvorostovsky. Verdi's beloved heroine confronts love, betrayal and death.

Opening at: Brunswick 10 Wednesday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Wednesday

 

"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.

Opening at: Brunswick 10 (also in 3D) Wednesday; Smitty's (Biddeford) Wednesday; Smitty's (Sanford) Wednesday

 

"JOSH GROBAN: ALL THAT ECHOES ARTIST CUT" (NR) (1:40) Big screen production of the singer's Feb. 4 concert at Lincoln Center plus premieres of selections from his latest album and a Q&A with the star.

Opening at: Brunswick 10 Tuesday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Tuesday

NOW SHOWING

"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.

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

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

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

"MAN OF STEEL" (PG-13) (2:23) Stars Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon and Russell Crowe. Directed by Zack Snyder. A young journalist is forced to confront his secret extraterrestrial heritage when Earth is invaded by members of his race.

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