Movie Time: The tour for the 35th anniversary of 'Pee-wee's Big Adventure' starts in Portland
Last week, Feb. 7
"Birds of Prey"; "The Lodge"
This week, Feb. 14
"Sonic the Hedgehog" (Paramount Pictures), PG, 100 minutes
About — After discovering a small, blue and fast hedgehog, a small-town police officer must help it defeat an evil genius who wants to do experiments on it; Stars — Jim Carrey, Ben Schwartz, James Marsden, Neal McDonough; Director — Jeff Fowler
"Bluehouse's Fantasy Island" (Columbia Pictures), PG-13, 110 minutes
About — It's a horror adaptation of the popular 1970s TV show about a magical island resort; Stars — Lucy Hale, Maggie Q, Portia Doubleday, Michael Rooker; Director — Jeff Wadlow
"Downhill" (Searchlight Pictures), R, 86 minutes
About — Barely escaping an avalanche during a family ski vacation in the Alps, a married couple is thrown into disarray as they are forced to reevaluate their lives and how they feel about each other; Stars — Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Will Ferrell, Miranda Otto, Zoe Chao; Director — Nat Faxon/Jim Rash
"Ordinary Love" (Bleecker Street/Focus Features), R, 92 minutes
About — It's an extraordinary look at the lives of a middle-age couple in the midst of the wife's breast cancer diagnosis; Stars — Liam Neeson, Lesley Manville, Amit Shah, David Wilmot; Director — Lisa Barros D'Sa/Glenn Leyburn
Also: "The Photograph"; "What About Love"; "First Lady"
Next week, Feb. 21
"Emma."; "Brahms: The Boy II"; "The Call of the Wild"
Note: Movie descriptions by IMDB, www.imdb.com
The latest top 10 digital Video On Demand movies based on transaction rate, by Comscore:
2. "Zombieland: Double Tap"
3. "Gemini Man"
4. "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood"
5. "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil"
6. "Black and Blue"
7. "The Addams Family"
Other recent favorites: "Rambo: Last Blood"; "Jexi"; "Ad Astra"; "Downton Abbey"
• The 35th anniversary of "Pee-wee's Big Adventure" tour, featuring star Paul Reubens, is in Portland at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at the Newmark Theatre.
There'll be a special screening of the cult classic movie, followed by stories about the film by Reubens, aka Pee-wee Herman himself.
Tickets ($49.50-$65) still appear to be available at www.ticketmaster.com.
• Queer Horror and drag clown Carla Rossi present a Valentine's Day, 30th anniversary screening of "Child's Play 2," the movie about the scary doll named Chucky, 9:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14 at Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd. Tickets: $10, www.hollywoodtheatre.org.
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