Here's a look at big screen releases, home movie rentals and documentary and movies of interest - including 'Happy Death Day 2U,' 'A Star is Born' and 'Wildland'

COURTESY PHOTO - The documentary 'Wildland' is about Grants Pass fire fighters screens Feb. 20 at Lloyd Center 10.Big screen

Last week, Feb. 8

"The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part"; "What Men Want"; "Cold Pursuit"; "The Prodigy"; "Everybody Knows"; "Under the Eiffel Tower"

This week, Feb. 15

"Happy Death Day 2U" (Universal), PG-13, 100 minutes

About — Tree Gelbman discovers that dying over and over was surprisingly easier than the dangers that lie ahead; Stars — Jessica Rothe, Ruby Modine, Israel Broussard, Suraj Sharma; Director — Christopher Landon

"Alita: Battle Angel" (20th Century Fox), PG-13, 122 minutes

About — An action-packed story of one woman's journey to discover the truth of who she is and her fight to change the world; Stars — Eiza Gonzalez, Rosa Salazar, Mahershala Ali, Jennifer Connelly; Director — Robert Rodriguez

"Fighting With My Family" (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer), PG-13, 108 minutes

About — A former wrestler and his family make a living performing at small venues around the country while his kids dream of joining World Wrestling Entertainment; Stars — Dwayne Johnson, Florence Pugh, Lena Headley, Saraya-Jade Bevis; Director — Stephen Merchant

"Isn't It Romantic" (WB), PG-13, 88 minutes

About — A young woman disenchanted with love mysteriously finds herself trapped inside a romantic comedy; Stars — Rebel Wilson, Priyanka Chopra, Tom Ellis, Liam Hemsworth, Betty Gilpin; Director — Todd Strauss-Schulson

Next week, Feb. 22

"How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World"; "Total Dhamaal"; "Run the Race"; "The Turning"

Note: Movie descriptions by IMDB,

Home rentals

The latest top 10 digital movie purchases/rentals based on transaction rate, by Comscore:

1. "A Star is Born" (2018)

2. "Deadpool 2"

3. "Unbreakable"

4. "Venom"

5. "A Star is Born" (1954)

6. "A Simple Favor"

7. "Hunter Killer"

8. "Bad Times at the El Royale"

9. "The Old Man & the Gun"

10. "Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween"

Other recent favorites: "Crazy Rich Asians"; "The Equalizer 2"; "Smallfoot"; "White Boy Rick"; "Peppermint"; "Mission: Impossible — Fallout"

Doc spotlight


The documentary featuring Grants Pass wildfire fighters shows at Lloyd Center 10, 1510 N.E. Multnomah St., at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, as well as at Santiam Stadium 11 in Salem on the same night. It's directed by Alex Jablonski and Kahlil Hudson. They had to train to become firefighters themselves to film and interview the group of firefighters. It was filmed over two fire seasons. For more:

Upcoming events

• The Portland Black Film Festival continues at the Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd., and includes "Jimi Hendrix: Electric Church," which documents the star's involvement as the headliner of the "Southern Woodstock," the Second Atlanta International Pop Festival. It screens at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17. For more:

• The Northwest Film Center presents "A City of Sadness," which follows four brothers who get caught up in post-World War II events in Taiwan — Japanese withdrawal and martial law by a Chinese proxy government. It screens at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, at Whitsell Auditorium, 1219 S.W. Park Ave. Tickets: $5-$10,

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