“BENEATH THE HARVEST SKY” (NR) (1:56) Stars Emory Cohen, Callan McAuliffe, Aidan Gillen and Carla Gallo. Directed by Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly. Loyal friends since childhood, two boys are desperate for a way out of their quiet town on the Maine-Canada border. They make a pact to pool their earnings on a car and hit the road. But when one of them is drawn into drug smuggling with his outlaw father to pay his share, their friendship is pushed to the brink. A special Q&A session with the filmmakers after the 6:45 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. shows on Saturday.

Opening at: Nickelodeon (Portland); Frontier Cinema (Brunswick); Railroad Square Cinema (Waterville)

“THE OTHER WOMAN” (PG-13) (1:49) Stars Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, Kate Upton and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. Directed by Nick Cassavetes. After discovering her boyfriend is married, a woman tries to get her life back on track. But when she accidentally meets the cheater’s wife, she realizes they have a lot in common. When yet another affair is discovered, all three women team up to plot mutual revenge.

Opening at: Brunswick 10; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland); Cinemagic (Saco); Cinemagic (Westbrook); Nordica (Freeport)

“BRICK MANSION” (PG) (1:30) Stars Paul Walker, David Belle, RZA and Gouchy Boy. Directed by Camille Delamarre. Abandoned brick mansions in Detroit left from better times now house only the most dangerous criminals. Unable to control the crime, the police surrounded the neighborhood with a containment wall. A police officer and an ex-con team up in order to bring down a crime lord and his plot to devastate the whole city.

Opening at: Brunswick 10; Cinemagic Grand (South Portland); Cinemagic (Saco); Cinemagic (Westbrook); Smitty’s (Windham); Smitty’s (Biddeford); Smitty’s (Sanford)

“THE QUIET ONES” (PG-13) (1:38) Stars Jared Harris, Sam Claflin, Olivia Cooke and Erin Richards. Directed by John Pogue. A university professor and a team of students conduct an experiment on a young woman, uncovering terrifyingly dark, unexpected forces in the process.

Opening at: Brunswick 10; Cinemagic (Saco); Cinemagic (Westbrook)

“DOM HEMINGWAY” (R) (1:33) Stars Jude Law, Richard E. Grant and Demian Bichir. Directed by Richard Shepard. After spending 12 years in prison for keeping his mouth shut, notorious safe-cracker Dom Hemingway is back on the streets of London looking to collect what he’s owed.

Opening at: Nickelodeon (Portland)


“NOEL COWARD’S PRIVATE LIVES” (NR) ((2:20) Stars Toby Stephens and Anna Chancellor.

Showing Tuesday only at: Cinemagic Grand (South Portland); Wednesday only at: Cinemagic (Westbrook) and Cinemagic (Saco)

“METROPOLITAN OPERA: COSI FAN TUTTE LIVE (Fathom)” (2:45) Stars Susanna Phillips and Isabel Leonard.

Showing Saturday and Wednesday only at: Cinemagic Grand (South Portland)

“MOULIN ROUGE: ROYAL WINNIPEG BALLET” (2:35) Stars Amanda Green and Christian Clark.

Showing Tuesday only at: Cinemagic (Westbrook); Cinemagic (Saco)


“300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE” (R) (1:42) Stars Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green, Lena Headey and Hans Matheson. Directed by Noam Murro. Greek general Themistokles leads the charge against invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes and Artemisia, the commander of the Persian navy.

“BAD WORDS” (R) (1:29) Stars Jason Bateman, Kathryn Hahn and Allison Janney. Directed by Jason Bateman. A revengeful spelling bee loser tries to find a loophole to compete as an adult.

“BEARS” (G) (1:17) Narrated by John C. Reilly. Directed by Alastair Fothergill and Keith Scholey A Disney documentary that follows an Alaskan bear family as its young cubs learn the important lessons of survival amid the stunning scenery of the Alaskan wilderness.

“CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER” (PG 13) (2:16) Stars: Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson and Robert Redford. Directed by Anthony Russo, Joe Russo, Joss Whedon. Captain America and the Black Widow battle a new threat from old history: the Soviet agent known as the Winter Soldier.

“DIVERGENT” (PG-13) (2:19) Stars Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet and Jai Courtney. Directed by Neil Burger. In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she’s Divergent and won’t fit in. She discovers a plot to destroy Divergents and must find out what makes them dangerous before it’s too late.

“DRAFT DAY” (PG-13) (1:49) Stars Kevin Costner, Chadwick Boseman, Jennifer Garner and Frank Langella. Directed by Ivan Reitman. Sonny Weaver has the opportunity to rebuild his team when he trades for the number one pick at the NFL Draft while the pro football dreams of a many young men hang on his decision.

“ERNEST & CELESTINE” (PG) (1:20) “Ernest et Célestine” (original title). Animated. Stars Forest Whitaker, Lambert Wilson and Pauline Brunner. Directed by Stéphane Aubier and Vincent Patar, An unlikely friendship develops between a bear, Ernest, and a young mouse named Celestine. Dubbed in English

“GOD’S NOT DEAD” (PG) (1:53) Stars Shane Harper, Kevin Sorbo, David A.R. White and Dean Cain. Directed by Harold Cronk. The faith of a college student is challenged by his philosophy professor, who believes God does not exist.

“THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL” (R) (1:40) Stars: Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric and Adrien Brody. Directed by Wes Anderson. The adventures of Gustave, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.

“A HAUNTED HOUSE 2” (R) (1:27) Stars Marlon Wayans, Jaime Pressly, Cedric the Entertainer and Essence Atkins. Directed by Michael Tiddes. Malcolm has exorcised the demons of his ex and is starting fresh with his new girlfriend and her two children but the parnormal activities return.

“HEAVEN IS FOR REAL” (PG) (1:40) Stars Greg Kinnear and Kelly Reilly. A father must find the courage and conviction to share his son’s extraordinary experience with the world. Based on a true story.

“THE LEGO MOVIE” (PG) (1:40) Stars Will Arnett, Elizabeth Banks, Craig Berry and Alison Brie. Directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. Mistakenly thought to be the MasterBuilder, an ordinary LEGO minifigure joins a quest to stop an evil LEGO tyrant from gluing the universe together.

“LE WEEKEND” (R) (1:33) Stars Lindsay Duncan, Jim Broadbent and Jeff Goldblum. Directed by Roger Michell. A British couple attempts to rejuvenate their marriage by returning to Paris where they spent their honeymoon many years earlier.

“LONE SURVIVOR” (R) (2:01) Stars Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch and Emile Hirsch. Directed by Peter Berg. Four members of SEAL Team 10 were assigned to capture or kill the notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shahd. Based on the failed 2005 mission “Operation Red Wings.”

“MR. PEABODY & SHERMAN” (PG) (1:32) Animated. Stars Ty Burrell, Max Charles, Stephen Colbert and Leslie Mann. Directed by Rob Minkoff. The time-travelling adventures of the world’s the most accomplished dog and his adopted son continue when Sherman accidentally rips a hole in the universe and it must be fixed before all history is altered.

“MUPPETS MOST WANTED” (PG) (1:52) Stars Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, Tina Fey and Steve Whitmire. Directed by James Bobin. The Muppets are on a world tour when they find themselves caught up in a jewel-heist that is headed by Constantine, a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his evil sidekick.

“NOAH” (PG-13) (2:18) Stars Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Hopkins and Emma Watson. Directed by Darren Aronofsky. God chooses Noah to undertake a monumental rescue mission before an apocalyptic flood destroys the world.

“NON-STOP” (PG 13) (1:46) Stars Liam Neeson, Julianne Moore, Lupita Nyong’o and Anson Mount. Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra. After receiving a series of text messages that puts those on a trans-Atlantic flight in danger, an air marshal springs into action when demands are made to transfer $150 million into an off-shore account.

“OCULUS (I)” (R) (1:45) Stars Karen Gillan, Brenton Thwaites and Katee Sackhoff, Directed by Mike Flanagan. A woman tries to clear her brother of a murder conviction by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.

“THE RAID 2” (R) (2:30) Stars Iko Uwais, Yayan Ruhian, Arifin Putra. Directed by Gareth Evans. Shortly after the first raid, Rama goes undercover to bring down the syndicate and uncover corruption within his police force.

“RIO 2” (G) (1:41) Animated with the voices of Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, Jemaine Clement, and Andy Garcia. Directed by Carlos Saldanha. Blu, Jewel and their three kids leave Rio de Janeiro for the wilds of the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets the most fearsome adversary of all: his father-in-law.

“SON OF GOD” (PG 13) (2:18) Stars Diogo Morgado, Amber Rose Revah, Sebastian Knapp and Paul Knops. Directed by Christopher Spencer. The life story of Jesus is told from his humble birth through his teachings, crucifixion and ultimate resurrection.

“TRANSCENDENCE” (PG 13) (1:59) Stars: Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall, Morgan Freeman and Cillian Murphy. Directed by Wally Pfister. Dr. Will Caster is working to create an omniscient, sentient machine while an anti-technology organization tries to prevent his establishing a world where computers can transcend the abilities of the human brain.

“UNDER THE SKIN” (R) (1:48) Stars Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy McWilliams and Lynsey Taylor Mackay. Directed by Jonathan Glazer. An alien seductress preys upon hitchhikers in Scotland.

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