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.

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

"MONSTERS UNIVERSITY" (G) (1:50) Animated, with the voices of Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi and Helen Mirren. Directed by Dan Scanlon. Mike and Sully meet during their days at Monsters University, when they weren't the best of friends.

Showing at: Brunswick 10 (also in 3D) Thursday-Tuesday; Nordica (Freeport) Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thursday; 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

"NOW YOU SEE ME" (PG-13) (1:56) Stars Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson and Common. Directed by Louis Leterrier. An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-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.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday

"THIS IS THE END" (R) (1:47) Stars James Franco, Seth Rogen and Jay Baruchel. Directed by Evan Goldberg and Rogen. While attending a party at James Franco's house, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel and many other celebrities are faced with the apocalypse.

Showing at: Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thursday-Tuesday; Cinemagic Saco Thursday-Tuesday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday; Smitty's (Biddeford) Thursday

"UNFINISHED SONG" (PG-13) (1:33) Original title: "Song for Marion." Stars Terence Stamp, Vanessa Redgrave and Gemma Arterton. Directed by Paul Andrew Williams. A grumpy pensioner honors his recently deceased wife by joining the unconventional local choir to which she had belonged, a process that helps him build bridges with his estranged son.

Showing at: Eveningstar (Brunswick) Friday-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.

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

"WORLD WAR Z" (PG-13) (1:56) Stars Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos and Daniella Kertesz. Directed by Marc Forster. United Nations employee Gerry Lane traverses the world in a race against time to stop the zombie pandemic that is toppling armies and governments and threatening to destroy humanity itself. 

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

– From news services; subject to change

 

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