Notable new releases in theaters:

Last week

“Maleficient”; “Cold in July”

This week

June 6:

“Edge of Tomorrow” (WB), PG-13, 113 minutes

About — “Live. Die. Repeat.” says the promotion of the movie that stars Tom Cruise, a soldier fighting aliens who gets caught in a time loop; Stars — Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton; Director — Doug Liman

“The Fault in Our Stars” (20th Century Fox), PG-13, 125 minutes

About — Each battling health issues, teenagers Hazel and Gus dislike convention and fall in love as they share their stories; Stars —Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Nat Wolff; Director — Josh Boone

Next week

June 13: “How To Train Your Dragon 2”

Home rentals

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

1. “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”

2. “Frozen”

3. “The Wolf of Wall Street”

4. “The Legend of Hercules”

5. “The Monuments Men”

6. “I Frankenstein”

7. “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”

8. “American Hustle”

9. “That Akward Moment”

10. “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues”

Other favorites recently: “Ride Along”; “Labor Day”; “The Nut Job”; “August: Osage County”

Source: Rentrak Digital Download Essentials Industry Service

Doc spotlight

“Through the Years, Through Our Eyes: A Teen View of Peninsula Park”

Peninsula Park, located at North Ainsworth Street and North Albina Avenue, will be celebrating local youths’ contributions at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, June 26, and it’ll include the screening of a youth-produced documentary about the popular park. The movie, which starts at 9 p.m., explores the 100-year history of Peninsula Park and adjacent community center, and it was produced by teens under the guidance of Billy Miller and Carlos Lasuncet. Mixed martial arts star Chael Sonnen will appear and Portland School of Rock’s teen band will perform at the event, hosted by Friends of Peninsula Park Rose Garden. It’s a fundraiser for the Peninsula Wrestling Club.

Upcoming event

The locally made movie “Unmarked” will premiere at 7 p.m. June 26 at The Kiggins Theater, 1011 Main Street in Vancouver,Wash., presented by Marble Mountain Films and Silver Keys Media (admission $5). It’s a story about a teenage girl and her boyfriend who venture into the woods and make some strange discoveries before they mysteriously disappear; the girl’s older sister searches for answers and uncovers a secret while being pursued by a spirit. Ryan Erlandsen of Vancouver started Marble Mountain Films, and Amanda Goff owns Silver Keys Media.

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