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Here's a look at big screen releases, home movie rentals and documentary and movies of interest - including 'Toy Story 4,' 'The Upside' and 'Canopy Stories'

COURTESY PHOTO: NORTHWEST FILM CENTER - The 27th Jewish Film Festival continues at Whitsell Auditorium.Big screen

Last week, June 14

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

This week, June 21

"Toy Story 4" (Disney Pixar), G, 100 minutes

About — When a new toy called Forky joins Woody and the gang, a road trip alongside old and new friends reveals how big the world can be for a toy; Stars — Keanu Reeves, Christina Hendricks, Tom Hanks, Jordan Peele; Director — Josh Cooley

"Child's Play" (United Artists Releasing), R, 90 minutes

About — A mother gives her son a toy doll for his birthday, unaware of its more sinister nature; Stars — Aubrey Plaza, Mark Hamill, Brian Tyree Henry, Gabriel Bateman; Director — Lars Klevberg

"Anna" (Summit Entertainment), R, 119 minutes

About — Beneath Anna Poliatova's striking beauty lies a secret that will unleash her indelible strength and skill to become one of the world's most feared government assassins; Stars — Sasha Luss, Helen Mirren, Luke Evans, Cillian Murphy; Director — Luc Besson

Next week, June 28

"Annabelle Comes Home"; "Yesterday"

Note: Movie descriptions by IMDB, www.imdb.com

Movies in the Park

Pre-movie entertainment (and free popcorn) at 6:30 p.m., movies at dusk at Portland parks, through Sept. 7:

Friday, June 21: "Black Panther," King School Park, N.E. Sixth Ave./Humboldt St. (part of Good in the Hood Festival)

Home rentals

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

1. "The Upside"

2. "Isn't It Romantic"

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

4. "Lego Movie 2: The Second Part"

5. "A Star is Born"

6. "Aquaman"

7. "Cold Pursuit"

8. "What Men Want"

9. "Fighting With My Family"

10. "John Wick: Chapter 2" (2017)

Other recent favorites: "John Wick" (2014); "The Mule"

Doc spotlight

"Canopy Stories"

The next edition of Portland Circuit, a program that highlights Oregon-made films, features a 10-part documentary about trees in Portland and how they tell stories of families, neighborhoods and the past. Screenings will be at Whitsell Auditorium, Hollywood Theatre, Clinton Street Theater and Cinema 21, July 8-11. It was produced at NW Documentary and made by 11 Portland filmmakers; each film focuses on a specific tree to tell a story, from activists camping in trees to strangers caring for the ghosts of pioneers to globetrekking botanists in search of rare specimens.

Upcoming events

• The 27th Portland Jewish Film Festival continues at Whitsell Auditorium, 1219 S.W. Park Ave. The next week's lineup: "Fig Tree," 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 19; "Red Cow," 7 p.m. Thursday, June 20; "Fortunate Man," 8 p.m. Saturday, June 22; "Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel," 4:30 p.m. Sunday, June 23, "The Interpreter," 7 p.m. Sunday, June 23; "The City Without Jews," 7 p.m. Monday, June 24. Tickets: $5-$10, www.nwfilm.org.

• The Animation Film Festival takes place at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, 1945 S.E. Water Ave., Thursday-Sunday, June 20-23. Highlights include "This Magnificent Cake," set in colonial Africa, and the New York International Children's Film Festival's Kid Flicks Tour. For more: www.omsi.edu.

• Aimed at kids and parents, Regal's Summer Movie Express features $1 movies at 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. For more: www.regmovies.com/promotions/summer-movie-express.

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