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Here's a look at big screen releases, home movie rentals and documentary and movies of interest - including 'Jumanji: The Next Level,' 'Angel Has Fallen' and 'Oregon's Moon Country'

COURTESY PHOTO - Queer Horror presents 'The Sentinel,' Dec. 12 at Hollywood Theatre.Big screen

Last week, Dec. 6

"Brahms: The Boy II"; "Playmobil: The Movie"; "The Aeronauts"

This week, Dec. 13

"Jumanji: The Next Level" (Columbia), PG-13, 123 minutes

About — The gang is back, but the game has changed. As they return to rescue one of their own, the players will have to brave parts unknown to escape; Stars — Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan; Director — Jake Kasdan

"Black Christmas" (Universal), PG-13, 92 minutes

About — A group of female students are stalked by a stranger during their Christmas break, until young sorority pledges discover that the killer is part of an underground college conspiracy; Stars — Imogen Poots, Cary Elwes, Lily Donoghue, Brittany O'Grady; Director — Sophia Takal

"Richard Jewell" (WB), R, 129 minutes

About — In a true story, security guard Richard Jewell saves thousands of lives from an exploding bomb at the 1996 Olympics, but is vilified by journalists and the media who falsely report that he was a terrorist; Stars — Olivia Wilde, Sam Rockwell, Paul Walter Hauser, Jon Hamm; Director — Clint Eastwood

"Uncut Gems" (A24), R, 135 minutes

About — A charismatic New York City jeweler, always on the lookout for the next big score, makes a series of high-stakes bets that could lead to a windfall of a lifetime; Stars — Adam Sandler, Julia Fox, Kevin Garnett, The Weeknd; Director — Benny Safdie/Josh Safdie

Next week, Dec. 20

"Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker"; "Cats"; "Bombshell"

Note: Movie descriptions by IMDB,

Home rentals

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

1. "Angel Has Fallen"

2. "The Peanut Butter Falcon"

3. "The Angry Birds Movie 2"

4. "The Lion King"

5. "Dora and the Lost City of Gold"

6. "Toy Story 4"

7. "Spider-Man: Far From Home"

8. "Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark"

9. "The Kitchen"

10. "The Art of Racing in the Rain"

Other recent favorites: "Aladdin"

Doc spotlight

"Oregon's Moon Country"

Reminder: Oregon Public Broadcasting takes a look at the lava fields of Central Oregon and their role in the historic 1969 moon landing — terrain in the region provided NASA astronauts an ideal place to train. With several interviews and images, the "Oregon Experience" documentary airs at 9 p.m. Dec. 16 and will be available online at

Upcoming event

• The Queer Horror film series, hosted by drag queen Carla Rossi, returns with "The Sentinel," 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at the Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd. The movie stars Christina Raines, Ava Gardner, Beverly D'Angelo, Burgess Meredith, Jeff Goldblum and Christopher Walken. Tickets: $10, The story: A model looks for a New York City apartment away from her overbearing boyfriend and encounters eccentric neighbors and a horrifying history at her new place.

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