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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, January 26, 2006

Movie openings

Advertiser Staff

Emma Thompson stars in the title role as a governess with magical powers and who cares for seven unruly kids in "Nanny McPhee."

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Note: Additional theater information was unavailable at press time.

  • "Annapolis": Jake (James Franco) is a working-class kid who gets into the Naval Academy and has all sorts of trouble leading up to a heavyweight fight with his superior officer. Opens tomorrow at Ward Stadium 16, Kahala 8-Plex, Pearlridge West 16-Plex, Kapolei 16-Plex, Mililani 14-Plex, Ko'olau 10-Plex, Prince Kuhio Stadium Cinemas (Big Island), Makalapua Cinemas (Big Island), Kaahumanu 6-Plex (Maui). (PG-13)

  • "Big Momma's House 2": Martin Lawrence returns as an FBI agent who goes undercover in disguise as Big Momma. Opens tomorrow at Ward, Kahala, Koko Marina 8-Plex, Pearlridge West, Kapolei, Mililani, Ko'olau, La'ie Cinemas, Prince Kuhio, Makalapua, Maunaloa Town Cinemas (Moloka'i), Kaahumanu, Kukui Mall 4-Plex (Maui), Lahaina Wharf Cinemas (Maui). (PG-13)

  • "The Matador": Pierce Brosnan stars as a broken-down hit man who develops an unlikely friendship with a bankrupt Denver businessman (Greg Kinnear) in Mexico City. Opens tomorrow at Ward, Mililani, Kaahumanu. (R)

  • "Match Point": A thriller about a rich British family and two outsiders (Scarlett Johansson and Jonathan Rhys-Meyers) who hope to enter it by using their sex appeal. Directed by Woody Allen. Opens tomorrow at Ward, Maui Mall Megaplex Cinemas (Maui). (R)

  • "Nanny McPhee": Cedric Brown (Colin Firth) is a widower with seven terrifying children who have driven away 17 previous nannies before Nanny McPhee (Emma Thompson) arrives. Opens tomorrow at Ward, Kahala, Koko Marina, Pearlridge West, Kapolei, Mililani, Ko'olau, Prince Kuhio, Makalapua, Kaahumanu, Front Street Theatres (Maui). (PG)