Last week, Feb. 15
"Happy Death Day 2U"; "Alita: Battle Angel"; "Fighting With My Family"; "Isn't It Romantic"
This week, Feb. 22
"How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World" (Universal), PG, 104 minutes
About — When Hiccup discovers Toothless isn't the only Night Fury, he must seek "The Hidden World," a secret dragon utopia, before a hired tyrant named Grimmel finds it first; Stars — Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, F. Murray Abraham, Cate Blanchett; Director — Dean DeBlois
"Total Dhamaal" (Fox Star Studios), NR, 140 minutes
About — It's the third installment of the Dhamaal film series of Hindi-language action, adventure and comedy; Stars — Ajay Devgn, Riteish Deshmukh, Arshad Warsi, Javed Jaffrey; Director — Indra Kumar
"Run the Race" (Roadside Attractions), PG, 101 minutes
About — Football/baseball/TV personality Tim Tebow is the executive producer of this film set against the backdrop of high school football and track in a small Southern town. Two brothers with different world views face escalating problems, which strain and then strengthen their bond; Stars — Mykelti Williamson, Frances Fisher, Kristoffer Polaha, Tanner Stine; Director — Chris Dowling
Next week, March 1
"A Madea Family Funeral"; "Greta"; "Climax"
Note: Movie descriptions by IMDB, www.imdb.com
The latest top 10 digital movie purchases/rentals based on transaction rate, by Comscore:
1. "Bohemian Rhapsody"
2. "Deadpool 2"
5. "The Hate U Give"
7. "Mission: Impossible — Fallout"
8. "A Simple Favor"
9. "Bad Times at the El Royale"
10. "The Incredibles 2"
Other recent favorites: "A Star is Born" (2018); "A Star is Born" (1954); "Hunter Killer"; "The Old Man & the Gun"; "Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween"
Filmed By Bike
The 17th annual festival brings local and international bicycle movies to the Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd., May 17-19. Festival passes and individual tickets go on sale March 1 at a free ticket launch party at NW Documentary and online at www.filmedbybike.org.
• Reminder: The documentary "Wildland," 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. For more: www.wildlandfilm.com.
• There's a film available on Amazon Prime made by Green Studio Productions, a Tigard company. It's called "Waldgeist" and is directed by Brad Burke, a lifelong Oregonian and University of Oregon graduate. It's a supernatural horror film that follows detective and single father David as he tries to unearth the mystery surrounding a cold case. The film, co-produced by Claire Haines (another UO grad), won Best Horror Film at the Oregon Independent Film Festival.
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