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Here's a look at big screen releases, home movie rentals and documentary and movies of interest - including 'The Secret Life of Pets 2,' 'Lego Movie 2' and 'Pavarotti'

COURTESY: HOLLYWOODTHEATRE.ORG - The Portland Horror Film Festival takes place at Hollywood Theatre through Saturday, June 8.Big screen

Last week, May 31

"Godzilla: King of the Monsters"; "Rocketman"; "Ma"

This week, June 7

"The Secret Life of Pets 2" (Universal), PG, 86 minutes

About — It continues the story of Max and his pet friends, following their secret lives after their owners leave them for work or school each day; Stars — Patton Oswalt, Kevin Hart, Harrison Ford, Eric Stonestreet; Director — Chris Renaud/Jonathan del Val

"Dark Phoenix" (20th Century Fox), PG-13, 113 minutes

About — Jean Grey begins to develop incredible powers that corrupt and turn her into a Dark Phoenix. The X-Men will have to decide if the life of a team member is worth more than the world's people; Stars — Sophie Turner, Jennifer Lawrence, James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain; Director — Simon Kinberg

"Late Night" (Amazon Studios), R, 102 minutes

About — A late-night talk show host suspects that she soon may lose her long-running show; Stars — Emma Thompson, Mindy Kaling, John Lithgow, Hugh Dancy; Director — Nisha Ganatra

Next week, June 14

"Men in Black: International"; "Shaft"; "The Dead Don't Die"; "American Woman"

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. "Lego Movie 2: The Second Part"

2. "Aquaman"

3. "The Mule"

4. "Spider-Man: Homecoming"

5. "A Star is Born"

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

7. "Captain America: The First Avenger" (2011)

8. "The Avengers" (2012)

9. "Avengers: Age of Ultron" (2015)

10. "Mission: Impossible — Fallout"

Other recent favorites: "Iron Man" (2008); "Marvel's The Avengers: Infinity War" (2018); "Fighting With My Family"

Doc spotlight

"Pavarotti"

A documentary hitting theaters this week takes a look at the life and work of opera legend Luciano Pavarotti. It's directed by Ron Howard and features Spike Lee, Princess Diana, Phil Donahue, Stevie Wonder and more.

Upcoming event

• The fourth annual Portland Horror Film Festival features horror movies from around the world. There'll be 47 short and feature films in the lineup, including "Stay Out Stay Alive" on opening night. Screenings take place Wednesday-Saturday, June 5-8, the at Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd. For tickets and more, see www.portlandhorrorfilmfestival.com. A festival pass goes for $65.


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