At the theaters
185 Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor ~ 633-0438 ~ www.boothbaycinema.org
“Three Identical Strangers” - Three young strangers are reunited by astonishing coincidence in Three Identical Strangers. After being born identical triplets, separated at birth, and adopted by three different families, their jaw-dropping, feel-good story instantly became a global sensation complete with fame
and celebrity. However, the fairy-tale reunion set in motion a series of events that unearth a long-argued scientific theory about nature and nurture. Director Tim Wardle turns their heartwarming reunion into a detective story, putting together a puzzle, piece by piece, of how and why they were separated in the first place.
Rated PG13; AD & CC; with a run time of 96 minutes, it plays at 7 p.m. through Thursday, Aug. 30.
“Entertaining, thought-provoking and filled with surprises.” - CNN
“Christopher Robin” - Heartwarming nostalgia for those over 65, pure magic for ages 6 and up. In "Disney's live action Christopher Robin," the young boy who loved embarking on adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood with a band of spirited and lovable stuffed animals, has grown up and lost his way. Now it is up to his childhood friends to venture into our world and help Christopher Robin remember the loving and playful boy who is still inside.
Starring Ewan McGregor as the adult Christopher, and Pooh, Tigger and friends who are full of wisdom, as always.
"Movies like Christopher Robin don't come around that often any more, and they're good for the soul." - San Francisco Chronicle
"Christopher Robin," (PG AD & CC) plays at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31 through Thursday, Sept. 6; and Sunday afternoon at 2.
2 Theater Street, Damariscotta ~ 563-3424 ~ www.lincolntheater.org
“Mamma Mia! Here I Go Again!” - In 1979 young Donna, Tanya and Rosie graduate from Oxford University -- leaving Donna free to embark on a series of adventures throughout Europe. On her journeys, she makes the acquaintances of Harry, Bill and Sam -- the latter whom she falls in love with, but he's also the man who breaks her heart. In the present day, Donna's pregnant daughter, Sophie, dreams of renovating a taverna while reuniting with her mother's old friends and boyfriends on the Greek island of Kalokairi. (PG-13; 1 hour, 54 minutes) Playing at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31 and Thursday, Sept. 6; plays at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, Sunday, Sept. 2, Wednesday, Sept. 5.
“Julie”: National Theatre Live - Wild and newly single, Julie throws a late-night party. In the kitchen, Jean and Kristina clean up as the celebration heaves above them. Crossing the threshold, Julie initiates a power game with Jean – which rapidly descends into a savage fight for survival. This new version of August Strindberg’s play Miss Julie remains shocking and fiercely relevant in its new setting of contemporary London. Broadcast live from London. (1 hour, 30 mins.) Thursday, Sept. 6 at 2 p.m.
Coming soon: “Three Identical Strangers” - Sept. 7; “Eighth Grade” - Sept. 14