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October 25, 2013

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Oct. 25--For complete movie listings and schedules, see today's TGIF

"The Haumana"

A washed-up Waikiki lounge singer (Tui Asau) is asked by his dying kumu hula (Marlene Sai) to help prepare a group of high school boys for a hula festival. The more he works with them, the more he connects with his Hawaiian cultural roots. The film by Keo Woolford won the Audience Award for narrative feature at the Hawaii International Film Festival. Read Jason Genegabus' review at www.honolulupulse.com. At Pearlridge West 16

"She's the One"

The relationship between a young man and woman who are best friends grows complicated when another man shows interest in the woman. The romantic comedy stars Dingdong Dantes, Bea Alonzo and Enrique Gil. In Tagalog, no subtitles. (R) At Pearlridge West 16

"Space Battleship Yamato"

In the year 2199, an alien enemy irradiates the Earth's surface, forcing humans underground with only a year until extinction. Can the battleship crew save the planet? A live-action movie based on the Japanese sci-fi anime series. In Japanese with subtitles. At Ward Stadium 16

SPECIAL SCREENINGS

"Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers"

Even after a yearlong coma, Michael Myers remains determined to kill his niece, now confined to a mental institution after his last attempt. (R) 10:30 p.m. today at Kapolei 16, Mililani Stadium 16 and Ward Stadium 16

Metropolitan Opera: "The Nose"

Paulo Szot reprises his acclaimed performance in Shostakovich's production based on Nikolai Gogol's comical short story about a man's misadventures while searching for his nose. 12:55 p.m. Saturday and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Dole Cannery 18, $18-$24

Royal Opera House: "Turandot"

Andrei Serban's production of the Giacomo Puccini classic, with American soprano Lise Lindstrom, Marco Berti, Eri Nakamura and Raymond Aceto. 2 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Wednesday at Kahala 8, $20

National Theatre Live: "Macbeth"

Kenneth Branagh and Alex Kingston headline this electrifying production of Shakespere's tragedy from the Manchester International Festival. 2 p.m. Sunday at Kahala 8, $20

National Theatre Live: "Frankenstein"

Oscar-winner Danny Boyle's 2011 production, based on Mary Shelley's gothic novel, stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller. Part of the theater's 50th anniversary celebration. 7 p.m. Oct. 31 at Kahala 8, $20

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