May 2, 2013

At the Movies

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Jacob Lofland, left, Matthew McConaughey and Tye Sheridan in “Mud,” in which the boys help McConaughey’s character, a fugitive, evade bounty hunters.

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• AT THE MOVIES

"TABU" -- A devout Lisbon woman, Pilar, attempts to support and console her extravagant and bitter neighbour, Aurora, who is convinced her maid is secretly practicing voodoo spells against her. When Aurora's health takes a turn, the stranger summoned to her deathbed turns out to be the love of her life from the distant past. His confession to Pilar of their doomed youthful affair forms the basis of the film, set 50 years prior at an African farm in the foothills of Mount Tabu. Not rated. In Portuguese with English subtitles.

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

• AT THE DRIVE-INS

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

Fri-Sat: "Iron Man 3" (PG-13); "Oz" (PG-13)

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)

Fri-Sun: "Iron Man 3" (PG-13); "Oz" (PG-13)

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco Thursday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday; Brunswick 10 Thursday-Wednesday

"HOME RUN" (PG-13) (1:53) Stars Brian Brightly and Candace Lee. Directed by David Boyd. A pro ball player with a substance abuse problem is forced into rehab in his hometown, finding new hope when he gets honest about his checkered past, and takes on coaching duties for a misfit Little League team

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday

"THE HOST" (PG-13) (2:05) Stars Saoirse Ronan, Max Irons, Jake Abel and Diane Kruger. Directed by Andrew Niccol. Melanie risks everything to protect the people she cares most about when an unseen enemy threatens mankind by taking over their bodies and erasing their memories.

Showing at: Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday

"IDENTITY THIEF" (R) (1:51) Stars Jason Bateman, Melissa McCarthy, John Cho and Amanda Peet. Directed by Seth Gordon. Mild-mannered businessman Sandy Patterson travels from Denver to Miami to confront the deceptively harmless-looking woman who has been living it up after stealing Sandy's identity.

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco Thursday

"JURASSIC PARK 3D" (PG-13) (2:07) Stars: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum and Richard Attenborough. Directed by Steven Spielberg. Re-release of the 1993 original in 3-D. A theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.

Showing at: Nordica (Freeport) ThursdayWednesday; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Thursday; Cinemagic Saco Thursday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday

"MUD" (PG-13) (2:10) Stars Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Tye Sheridan and Jacob Lofland. Directed by Jeff Nichols. Two teenage boys help a fugitive evade bounty hunters and reunite with his true love.

Showing at: Cinemagic Grand (South Portland) Friday-Wednesday

"OBLIVION" (PG-13) (2:06) Stars Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Olga Kurylenko and Andrea Riseborough. Directed by Joseph Kosinski. A veteran assigned to extract Earth's remaining resources begins to question what he knows about his mission and himself.

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

"OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN" (R) (1:40) Stars Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman and Angela Bassett. Directed by Antoine Fuqua. Disgraced former presidential guard Mike Banning is trapped inside the White House in the wake of a terrorist attack and works with national security to rescue the president from kidnappers.

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

"OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL" (PG) (2:10) Stars James Franco, Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz and Mila Kunis. Directed by Sam Raimi. A small-time magician arrives in an enchanted land and is forced to decide if he will be a good man or a great one.

Showing at: Cinemagic Saco Thursday-Wednesday; Cinemagic Westbrook Thursday-Wednesday; Wells Five Star Thursday-Wednesday; Brunswick 10 (also in 3D) Thursday-Wednesday

"PAIN & GAIN" (R) (2:10) Stars Rebel Wilson, Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson and Anthony Mackie. Directed by Michael Bay. Three bodybuilders in Florida get caught up in an extortion ring and kidnapping scheme that goes very wrong.

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

"THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES" (R) (2:20) Stars Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper and Eva Mendes. Directed by Derek Cianfrance. A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks to provide for his lover and their infant, which puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop.

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