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Here's a look at big screen releases, home movie rentals and documentary and movies of interest - including 'It Chapter Two' and 'Pokemon Detective Pikachu'

COURTESY PHOTO - By Portland-area filmmaker Nick Richey, 'Low Low' plays in local theaters this week.Big screen

Last week, Aug. 30

"Bennett's War"; "Don't Let Go"; "Before You Know It"; "Killerman"

This week, Sept. 6

"It Chapter Two" (WB New line), R, 169 minutes

About — Twenty-seven years after their first encounter with the terrifying Pennywise, members of the Losers Club have grown up and moved away, until a devastating phone call brings them back; Stars — Bill Skarsgard, Finn Wolfhard, Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy; Director — Andy Muschietti

"Edie" (Arrow Films), NR, 102 minutes

About — The 83-year-old Edie believes it's never too late to pack an old camping bag, leave her life behind and embark on an adventure she never got to have, climbing the imposing Mount Suilven in Scotland; Stars — Sheila Hancock, Kevin Guthrie, Paul Brannigan, Amy Manson; Director — Simon Hunter

"Night Hunter" (Saban Films), R, 98 minutes

About — A weathered lieutenant, his police force and a local vigilante are all caught up in a dangerous scheme involving a recently arrested and troubled man who's linked to years of female abductions and murders; Stars — Alexandra Daddario, Henry Cavill, Minka Kelly, Stanley Tucci; Director — David Raymond

Next week, Sept. 13

"The Goldfinch"; "Hustlers"; "The Sound of Silence"; "Freaks"

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. "Pokemon Detective Pikachu"

2. "Avengers: Endgame"

3. "Long Shot"

4. "Rocketman"

5. "Shazam!"

6. "Alita: Battle Angel"

7. "Brightburn"

8. "The Curse of La Llorona"

9. "The Hustle"

10. "Hellboy"

Other recent favorites: "Uglydolls"; "The Intruder"; "Pet Sematary"; "Captain Marvel"

Upcoming event

• "Low Low," by Portland-bred writer/director Nick Richey, is an honest and, at times, brutal look at four teenage girls, and those around them. It stars Elaine Hendrix ("Nashville") and Moniqua Plante ("Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll"). The film is being shown at Living Room Theaters, 341 S.W. 10th Ave., at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, and at Kiggins Theatre, 1011 Main St. in Vancouver, Wash., at a time to be determined Thursday, Sept. 5. Richey, star Ali Richey and producer Zach Mann will be doing question-answer sessions.


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