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POSTED: Friday, October 30, 2009

DORIS DUKE THEATRE

Honolulu Academy of Arts, 900 S. Beretania St. (532-8768); $8 general; $7 seniors, students and military; $5 Academy members; and $3 children 12 and under (tickets also available online at http://www.tix.com):

 

'Egon & Doenci'

At 1, 4 and 7:30 p.m. today through Sunday

Computer-animated family film from Hungary tells the story of a scientist and his cat who live on an idyllic, fertile little planet. One day, a UFO crashes with a message from Earth's mankind, putting in motion a journey to our planet.

Six Cinematic

Views of Japan:

'K-20: The Fiend with Twenty Faces'

At 1, 4 and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday

A spectacular Japanese thriller starring heartthrob Takeshi Kaneshiro. A circus acrobat is mistakenly imprisoned as a mysterious thief who steals only from the rich, and after his escape, he decides to hunt down the real thief to prove his innocence.

 

MOVIE MUSEUM

3566 Harding Ave. (735-8771); $5 general and $4 members; reservations recommended:

'Drag Me to Hell'

At 12:30, 2:30, 4:30, 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. today

“;Spider-Man”; director Sam Raimi returns to his horror-film roots with a fun and thrilling movie about a young loan officer who makes the unfortunate mistake of denying a mysterious old woman an extension on her home loan. In retaliation, the woman places a powerful curse on her, transforming her life into a living hell.

'The Cat and the Canary' with 'Night of the Creeps'

At 12:30, 2:30, 4:30, 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. tomorrow

A Halloween double bill featuring the classic 1939 Bob Hope comedy-chiller and the '86 cult homage to the alien invasion, zombie and slasher horror genres.

'Whatever Works'

At 12:30, 2:30, 4:30, 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. Sunday

Woody Allen's latest film stars Larry David as a misanthropic New Yorker who falls for a homeless waif from the South (Evan Rachel Wood).

'Oyster Farmer'

At 12:30, 2:30, 4:30, 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. Monday

A surprisingly winning comedy about a young man who moves from Sydney to help his sister, who is recovering from a severe car crash. In the small town where he works for an oyster farmer, he decides to rob an armored car when he is unable to pay for his sister's medical bills. But when the parcel of loot goes missing, he suspects it was found by one of his neighbors, a local beauty named Pearl, to whom he becomes irresistibly attracted.

'How to Get Ahead in Advertising'

At 12:30, 2:30, 4:30, 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. Thursday

This 1989 British farce is about a brilliant young ad executive who suffers a nervous breakdown while working on a pimple cream project. His obsessive worrying results in a large stress-related boil on his shoulder. But his troubles really begin when the boil comes to life with a face and voice.

 

UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII-MANOA

Architecture Auditorium (738-3146); $10 general and $8 students with ID

'One Peace at a Time'

At 5 p.m. Sunday

Filmmaker Turk Pipkin travels the globe to ask inspired people what can be done to fix our world's worst problems.