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Here's a look at big screen releases, home movie rentals and documentary and movies of interest - including 'The Lion King,' 'Captain Marvel' and 'Diamantino'

COURTESY PHOTO - 'Diamantino' screens at Whitsell Auditorium, July 19-21.Big screen

Last week, July 12

"Stuber"; "Crawl"; "The Farewell"; "The Art of Self-Defense"

This week, July 19

"The Lion King" (Disney), PG, 118 minutes

About — After the murder of his father, a young lion prince flees his kingdom only to learn the true meaning of responsibility and bravery; Stars — Donald Glover, Beyonce, Seth Rogen, Chiwetel Ejiofor; Director — Jon Favreau

Next week, July 26

"Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood"; "Brahms: The Boy II"; "Tel Aviv on Fire"

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:

Thursday, July 18: "Approved for Adoption," Harrison Park, S.E. 84th Ave./Harrison St.

Friday, July 19: "Ready Player One," Brentwood Park, 6550 S.E. 60th Ave.

Saturday, July 20: "Pele: Birth of a Legend," North Park Blocks, N.W. Eighth Ave./Everett St.

Home rentals

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

1. "Captain Marvel"

2. "Wonder Park"

3. "The Upside"

4. "Five Feet Apart"

5. "Toy Story" (1995)

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

7. "Toy Story 3" (2010)

8. "John Wick" (2014)

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

10. "Toy Story 2" (1999)

Other recent favorites: "Isn't It Romantic"; "Tyler Perry's A Madea Family Funeral"; "Aquaman"; "The Kid"; "Dragged Across Concrete"

Doc spotlight

"David Crosby: Remember My Name"

Hitting theaters this week, it's a portrait of the rock and roll great who has everything but an easy retirement on his mind. It features appearances by Crosby, Cameron Crowe, Henry Diltz and Graham Nash and is directed by A.J. Eaton. The Portland Tribune featured a story on Crosby late last year; access it at www.pamplinmedia.com/go/44-features/411100-310935-david-crosby-will-be-here-if-you-listen.

Upcoming events

• The satirical comedy "Diamantino," which won big at Cannes, opens in Portland on Friday, July 19, at the Whitsell Auditorium, 1219 S.W. Park Ave. It's directed by Gabriel Abrantes and Daniel Schmidt and stars Carloto Cotta. It was given the grand prize at the Cannes Critics' Week. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Friday, July 19, 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, July 20, and 4:30 p.m. Sunday, July 21. Cotta plays a dimwitted Portuguese soccer superstar, a burlesque version of Christiano Rinaldo, swept up in a complicated comic conundrum involving the refugee crisis, Secret Service skullduggery, mad science genetic modification and a right-wing anti-EU conspiracy. Tickets: $5-$10, www.nwfilm.org.

• We'll have more later, but make plans for Flicks on the Bricks, the summer movies held at Pioneer Courthouse Square. It starts July 26 with "The Karate Kid." For more: www.thesquarepdx.org.


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