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Movies: ‘Storks,’ ‘The Age of Shadows,’ ‘Barcelona: A Love Untold’


    Matthew McConaughey plays a farmer who leads a revolt in “Free State of Jones.”


    Gum (voiced by Scott Diggs Underwood), left, Barry (Michael Cera), Brenda (Kristen Wiig) and Frank (Seth Rogen) are characters in the film “Sausage Party.”


    Daniel Zovatto, background, is a Detroit teen and Stephen Lang plays a blind war veteran in “Don’t Breathe.”


    Kristen Bell, left, Mila Kunis and Kathryn Hahn star as a trio of stressed mothers in “Bad Moms.”


‘The Age of Shadows’

(Not reviewed)

A Korean police captain (Song Kang-ho) working in a Japanese police force is tasked with infiltrating an armed resistance fighting for Korean independence, led by Kim Woo-Jin (Gong Yoo). Directed by Kim Jee-woon. In Korean with English subtitles. (NR, 2:20) At Pearlridge West

‘Barcelona: A Love Untold’

(Not reviewed)

Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo star in a romantic drama about two people in Spain trying to escape their pasts. Directed by Olivia M. Lamasan. In Filipino with English subtitles. (NR, 2:10) At Kapolei 16 and Pearlridge West

‘Front Cover’

(Not reviewed)

In this comedy, a new friendship with an actor (James Chen) challenges a gay Asian stylist’s (Jake Choi) ideas about his identity. With Choi, Chen, Jennifer Neala Page. Written and directed by Ray Yeung. (NR, 1:27) At Kahala 8

‘The Hollars’ **

News of his mother’s illness brings a New York City artist back to the small town he left behind, and he is immediately swept up in his family’s dysfunction and other dramas. Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Anna Kendrick, John Krasinski. Written by James C. Strouse. Directed by Krasinksi. (PG-13, 1:29) At Dole Cannery Stadium 18 and Kahala 8

‘The Magnificent Seven’ **1/2

Townsfolk hire a septet of outlaws to defend them against a malevolent industrialist in this revision of the 1960 classic Western, which was based on Akira Kurosawa’s “Seven Samurai.” With Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, Haley Bennett, Peter Sarsgaard. Written by Nic Pizzolatto and Richard Wenk. Directed by Antoine Fuqua. Imax 2D. (PG-13, 2:12)

‘Storks’ **1/2

Animated adventure in which the long-legged birds deliver packages for an internet giant until one of them inadvertently activates the dormant Baby Making Machine. With the voices of Andy Samberg, Kelsey Grammer, Katie Crown. Written by Nicholas Stoller. Directed by Stoller and Doug Sweetland. (PG, 1:29)


‘Bad Moms’ **

Overworked and stressed out, a trio of mothers sets out to free themselves from straitjacketed upright behavior. With Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn and Christina Applegate. Written and directed by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore. (R, 1:41) At Dole Cannery Stadium 18

‘Blair Witch’ Zero stars

College students searching for their friend’s missing sister in Maryland’s Black Hills Forest experience the terror of the region’s legend. With James Allen McCune, Callie Hernandez and Brandon Scott. Written by Simon Barrett. Directed by Adam Wingard. (R, 1:29)

‘Bridget Jones’s Baby’ ***

Renee Zellweger returns for her third outing as Britain’s most famous singleton, who finds herself alone, pregnant and unsure — of the father’s identity. With Colin Firth, Patrick Dempsey, Jim Broadbent, Gemma Jones and Emma Thompson. Written by Helen Fielding and Thompson and Dan Mazer, based on the characters and story created by Fielding. Directed by Sharon Maguire. (R, 2:02)

‘Don’t Breathe’ ***1/2

A trio of Detroit teens (Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette and Daniel Zovatto) targets the home of a blind war veteran (Stephen Lang) for an easy burglary, but have no idea of the horror that awaits. Written by Fede Alvarez and Rodo Sayagues. Directed by Alvarez. (R, 1:28)

‘Hell or High Water’ ****

As vengeance for a foreclosure, two brothers (Chris Pine and Ben Foster) rob branches of the offending bank until they cross paths with a no-nonsense Texas Ranger (Jeff Bridges). Written by Taylor Sheridan. Directed by David Mackenzie (R, 1:42) At Dole Cannery Stadium 18 and Kahala 8

‘Hillsong: Let Hope Rise’

(Not reviewed)

A hugely popular Australian Christian band plays stadium shows and spreads the mission of its namesake church around the world in this documentary. Directed by Michael John Warren. (PG, 1:43) At Dole Cannery Stadium 18 and Pearl Highlands Stadium 12

‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ ****

Animated Japanese fantasy about a boy, his magical instrument and the enchanted creatures who help him to heal a long-ago rift and reunite his family. Voices of Art Parkinson, Matthew McConaughey and Charlize Theron. Written by Marc Haimes and Chris Butler. Directed by Travis Knight. (PG, 1:41)

‘Mechanic: Resurrection’ *1/2

The sequel to the 2011 action thriller finds Bishop tasked with assassinating the most dangerous men in the world. With Jason Statham, Jessica Alba and Tommy Lee Jones. Written by Philip Shelby and Tony Mosher, story by Shelby, based on characters created by Lewis John Carlino. Directed by Dennis Gansel. (R, 1:39) At Pearl Highlands Stadium 12 and Pearlridge West

‘Mr. Church’

(Not reviewed)

An ailing mother with a young daughter hires a man to be their cook, and a strong bond forms. With Eddie Murphy, Britt Robertson, Natascha McElhone. Written by Susan McMartin. Directed by Bruce Beresford. (PG-13, 1:44) At Kahala 8

‘Pete’s Dragon’ ***

A skeptical forest ranger (Bryce Dallas Howard) in the Pacific Northwest meets a young boy (Oakes Fegley) who claims to be friends with a large-winged reptile in this reimagining of the 1977 film. With Wes Bentley. Written by David Lowery and Toby Halbrooks. Based on a screenplay by Malcolm Marmorstein. Directed by Lowery. (PG, 1:43) At Koko Marina and Windward Stadium 10

‘Sausage Party’ **1/2

A supermarket meat byproduct leads other foodstuffs on an existential quest in this R-rated animated comedy. Voices of Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig and Jonah Hill. Written by Rogen, Evan Goldberg, Kyle Hunter and Ariel Shaffir; story by Rogen, Goldberg and Hill. Directed by Conrad Vernon and Greg Tiern. (R, 1:29) At Dole Cannery Stadium 18

‘Snowden’ **

Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars as Edward Snowden, the former CIA operative who was hailed as both a hero and traitor to the U.S. for leaking illegal surveillance activities by the National Security Agency. With Shailene Woodley, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto, Tom Wilkinson. Written by Kieran Fitzgerald, Oliver Stone. Directed by Stone. (R, 2:14)

‘Star Trek Beyond’ ***

The crew of the Enterprise travels to deepest space and is challenged by an inscrutable new foe. With Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana and Idris Elba. Written by Simon Pegg, Doug Jung, Roberto Orci, John D. Payne and Patrick McKay. Directed by Justin Lin. Imax 3-D. (PG-13, 2:02) At Dole Cannery Stadium 18

‘Suicide Squad’ *1/2

The best of the worst in villainy are recruited by the government to take on an unstoppable enemy. With Will Smith, Jared Leto and Margot Robbie. Written and directed by David Ayer. Based on characters from DC Comics. Imax 3-D. (PG-13, 2:10)

‘Sully’ ***1/2

Tom Hanks stars as Capt. Chesley Sullenberger, the U.S. Airways pilot who safely landed a jet carrying 155 passengers on the Hudson River in 2009 but faced an investigation that questioned his judgment and threatened his career. With Aaron Eckhart and Laura Linney. Written by Todd Komarnicki, based on the book “Highest Duty: My Search for What Really Matters,” by Sullenberger. Directed by Clint Eastwood. (PG-13, 1:36)

‘When the Bough Breaks’ *

The woman an upscale couple hires to be their surrogate develops an obsession with the husband. With Morris Chestnut, Regina Hall and Jaz Sinclair. Written by Jack Olsen. Directed by Jon Cassar. (PG-13, 1:47) At Pearl Highlands Stadium 12

‘The Wild Life’ **

Robinson Crusoe lands on a tropical island in this animated adventure pitting him and his animal friends against two savage cats. Written by Lee Christopher, Domonic Paris and Graham Welldon. Directed by Vincent Kesteloot. (PG, 1:30)


‘Michael Buble: Tour Stop 148’

7 p.m. Tuesday at Dole Cannery Stadium 18, $16

Watch how much work goes into the singer/songwriter’s global tour from a backstage perspective plus see performances of some of Buble’s greatest hits. (NR, 1:50)

‘Vanished: Left Behind — Next Generation’

7 p.m. Wednesday at Dole Cannery Stadium 18, $13

Based on the young-adult books by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins. The New York Times best-selling series follows 15-year-old Gabby (Amber Frank) and her younger sister, Claire (Keely Wilson), as they try to uncover what happened to the billions of people who disappeared around the globe, including their parents. Also starring Mason Dye and Dylan Sprayberry, two boys vying for Gabby’s affection. Following the film, cast members and its producers — Randy LaHaye and Dave Alan Johnson — talk about plans for future films in the franchise. (PG-13, 1:55)



Honolulu Museum of Art, 900 S. Beretania St. (532-8768,; $10, $8 members

‘Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World’

1 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday; 1 p.m. Tuesday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; and 1 p.m. Thursday

Oscar-nominated director Werner Herzog’s documentary explores the origins of the virtual world and its far reach into the outermost regions on Earth, and features conversations about how the online world has transcended and even transformed how almost everything works in the real world including business, education, health care — even personal relationships. (2016, 1:38)


4 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Monday; 1 p.m. Wednesday; and 7:30 p.m. Thursday

In this documentary, directors David Farrier and Dylan Reeve delve into the world of tickling and, upon deeper investigation, discover a surreal world of secrecy involving tickling fetishists. (2016, 1:32)


3566 Harding Ave. (735-8771); $5, $4 members

‘Remember Me’ (‘Ti ricordi di me?’

11 a.m., and 3 and 7 p.m. Friday; and 9:15 p.m. Monday

A narcoleptic schoolteacher and a kleptomaniac author of children’s books serendipitously meet at the door of their psychologist’s office and, although it’s not love at first sight, they come to realize their crazy quirks complement each other in a beautiful way. For ages 10 and older. In Italian with English subtitles. (2014, Italy, 1:27)

‘Pale Moon’ (‘Kami no Tsuki’)

12:45, 4:45 and 8:45 p.m. Friday

A bank employee living a bland life with a neglectful husband who is often away on business must scrimp to make a living until one day she “borrows” cash from a client’s deposit. For ages 12 and older. In Japanese with English subtitles. (2014, Japan, 2:06)

‘Free State of Jones’

11 a.m., and 1:30, 4, 6:30 and 9 p.m. Saturday

A Southern farmer leads a revolt against the Confederacy with other small farmers and local slaves during the Civil War and declares Jones County, Miss., a free state. Based on true events. With Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Mahershala Ali and Keri Russell. Rated R. (2016, 2:19)

‘Love & Friendship’

Noon and 1:45, 3:30, 5:15, 7 and 8:45 p.m. Sunday

Comical adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel about recently widowed Lady Susan Vernon, a young, pretty manipulator set in her ways, who visits her in-laws’ estate to find a husband for her daughter (and also for herself). With Kate Beckinsale, Chloe Sevigny, Morfydd Clark and Stephen Fry. Rated PG. (2016, Ireland/Netherlands/France/U.S./U.K., 1:32)

‘Touched With Fire’

Noon and 2, 4 and 7:30 p.m. Monday

Two talented young writers fall in love and abstain from taking their medications for manic depression, causing them to experience the beautiful highs associated with finding new love while burning everything that comes across their path. With Katie Holmes, Luke Kirby and Christine Lahti. Rated R. (2015, 1:46)

‘Castle Under Fiery Skies’

11 a.m., and 3:45 and 6:15 p.m. Wednesday

In 1576, a great warlord visits a humble country carpenter and asks him to build a five-story castle that would take up all of Mount Azuchi — a task that many would deem impossible. For ages 10 and older. In Japanese with English subtitles. (2009, Japan, 2:20)

‘The Shogun’s Samurai’ (‘Yagyu ichizoku no inbo’)

1:30 and 8:45 p.m. Wednesday

The second shogun Hidetada dies before his successor is named, leaving an open seat for the shogun’s impetuous older son or his wise and handsome younger brother with a good temperament. With Kinnosuke Nakamura and Sonny Chiba. For ages 10 and older. In Japanese with English subtitles. (1978, Japan, 2:10)

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