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The Big Screen

Last week

“The Trip To Italy”

This week

No film openings of note

Next week

Sept. 12: “Dolphin Tale 2”; “No Good Deed”; “Love Is Strange”; “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby”

Movies in the Park

Entertainment at 6:30 p.m., music, popcorn and movies at dusk at Portland parks:

Thursday, Sept. 4: “Rear Window,” Elizabeth Caruthers Park, 3508 S.W. Moody Ave.

Friday, Sept. 5: “My Fair Lady,” Director Park, 846 S.W. Park Ave.

Saturday, Sept. 6: “Despicable Me 2,” Hamilton Park, Southwest 45th Avenue/Hamilton Street

Home rentals

The top 10 digital movie purchases based on consumer transaction rate, by Rentrak:

1. “Divergent”

2. “The Amazing Spider-Man 2”

3. “The Other Woman”

4. “Noah”

5. “Need for Speed”

6. “God’s Not Dead”

7. “Heaven Is For Real”

8. “Transcendence”

9. “The Lego Movie”

10. “Rio 2”

Other recent favorites: “The Grand Budapest Hotel”; “Tyler Perry’s Single Moms Club”; “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit”

Source: Rentrak Digital Download Essentials Industry Service

Doc spotlight

“The Gentleman of the Senate: Oregon’s Mark Hatfield”

The film highlights the life and legacy of the late governor and U.S. senator. It’ll be shown at 4 p.m. Sept. 7, at Portland State University’s Lincoln Hall, 1620 S.W. Park Ave.; a reception with filmmakers follows at the Oregon Historical Society, 1200 S.W. Park Ave. The film uses extensive interviews with former staff and Senate colleagues. For info: http://www.HatfieldFilm.com.

Upcoming event

A long-awaited followup to the film about staying healthy in an unhealthy world, “Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead 2” will be shown in U.S. theaters on one night only — 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18. It’ll be screened locally at: Cedar Hills Crossing 16, 3200 S.W. Hocken Ave.; Clackamas Town Center with XD, 12000 S.E. 82nd Ave.; Lloyd Center 10 with IMAX, 1510 N.E. Multnomah St.

For info: http://www.FathomEvents.com.