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Here's a look at big screen releases, home movie rentals and documentary and movies of interest - including 'Long Shot,' 'UglyDolls' and 'Aquaman'

COURTESY: HOLLYWOODTHEATRE.ORG - 'Gay Chorus Deep South' is the opening night film for the Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival.Big screen

Last week, April 26

"Avengers: Endgame"; "The White Crow"

This week, May 3

"Long Shot" (Lionsgate), R, 125 minutes

About — When Fred Flarsky reunites with his first crush, one of the most influential women in the world, Charlotte Field, he charms her. She runs for president and sparks fly when she hires him as his speechwriter; Stars — Charlize Theron, Seth Rogen, June Diane Raphael, O'Shea Jackson Jr.; Director — Jonathan Levine

"UglyDolls" (STX Entertainment), PG, 87 minutes

About — It's an animated adventure in which the free-spirited UglyDolls confront what it means to be different, struggle with a desire to be loved, and ultimately discover who you truly are is what matters most; Stars — Kelly Clarkson, Nick Jonas, Janelle Monae, Blake Shelton; Director — Kelly Asbury

"The Intruder" (Sony Pictures), PG-13, 102 minutes

About — A young married couple buys a beautiful house on several acres of land only to find out that the man they bought it from refuses to let go of the property; Stars — Meagan Good, Dennis Quaid, Michael Ealy, Joseph Sikora; Director — Deon Taylor

Next week, May 10

"Pokemon Detective Pikachu"; "The Hustle"; "All Is True"

Note: Movie descriptions by IMDB,

Home rentals

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

1. "Aquaman"

2. "The Mule"

3. "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse"

4. "Vice"

5. "A Star is Born"

6. "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald"

7. "Mary Poppins Returns"

8. "Second Act"

9. "Instant Family"

10. "Bohemian Rhapsody"

Other recent favorites: "Bumblebee"; "Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2"; "Creed II"

Doc spotlight


The Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival, the only one of its kind in the United States, puts the focus on Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) people and topics — politics, history, culture, diversity, sexuality, aging, coming out — at the Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd, Thursday-Sunday, May 2-5. A festival pass is $75 to see all 15 movies.

The lineup: "Gay Chorus Deep South," 7:30 p.m. May 2; "XY Chelsea," 6 p.m. May 3; "Deep in Vogue," 8 p.m. May 3; "Scream, Queen!," 9:45 p.m. May 3; "Circus of Books," 1 p.m. May 4; "Seahorse," 3:30 p.m. May 4; "The Fruit Machine," 6:15 p.m. May 4; "Crystal City," 8:45 p.m. May 4; "The Coming Back Out Ball," noon May 5; Q Shorts, 2 p.m. May 5; "Cassandro, The Exotico!," 4:30 p.m. May 5; "For They Know Not What They Do," 7 p.m. May 5.

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Upcoming event

• A documentary for fans of international politics hits theaters Friday, May 3. "Meeting Gorbachev" traces the life of Mikhail Gorbachev, the eighth and final president of the Soviet Union. It includes interviews/clips with Gorbachev, Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher. It's directed by Werner Herzog and Andre Singer.

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