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Here's a look at big screen releases, home movie rentals and documentary and movies of interest - including 'How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World,' 'Bohemian Rhapsody' and Filmed By Bike

COURTESY PHOTO - The Filmed By Bike festival returns in May, and tickets go on sale March 1.Big screen

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

Home rentals

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

1. "Bohemian Rhapsody"

2. "Deadpool 2"

3. "Unbreakable"

4. "Venom"

5. "The Hate U Give"

6. "Widows"

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"

Doc spotlight

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.

Upcoming events

• 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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