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The Big Screen

Last week

“Jersey Boys”; “Think Like A Man Too”; “The Rover”; “Supermensch”; “Obvious Child”

This week

June 27:

“Transformers: Age of Extinction” (Paramount), PG-13, 165 minutes

About — First it was Megan Fox and now it’s Shia LaBeouf absent from the Michael Bay series, as Mark Wahlberg makes his debut in the movie about Autobots and Decepticons and lots of action and lots of noise; Stars — Mark Wahlberg, Nicola Peltz, Jack Reynor; Director — Michael Bay

Next week

July 2: “Tammy”; “Begin Again”; “Snowpiercer”; “Deliver Us From Evil”

Home rentals

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

1. “The Lego Movie”

2. “The Monuments Men”

3. “Her”

4. “Frozen”

5. “The Wolf of Wall Street”

6. “All Is Lost”

7. “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”

8. “Pompeii”

9. “Jack Ryan: Shadow

Recruit”

10. “That Akward Moment”

Other favorites recently: “3 Days To Kill”; “Endless Love”; “About Last Night”; “Ride Along”; “I, Frankenstein”

Source: Rentrak Digital Download Essentials Industry Service

Doc spotlight

“A Hard Day’s Night”

The Academy Award-winning feature film passed for a documentary on The Beatles at the time, 50 years ago, because the Fab Four — John, Paul, George and Ringo — basically played exaggerated versions of themselves in an every day environment. Fifty years later, the film has been digitally restored with audio options implemented under the direction of producer Giles Martin (son of producer Sir George Martin) at Abbey Road Studios. The remastered version will premiere in London on July 4; the movie will be shown in selected theaters and, more importantly, available for download on July 4.

Upcoming event

• There’ll be a lot to heckle about at Hollywood Theatre, which puts on “Space Jam” in Hecklevision, 9:30 pm. Thursday, June 26 ($8 admission). It stars Michael Jordan, Bugs Bunny Daffy Duck and others, as MJ retires from basketball to play baseball, while an enemy, Mister Swackhammer (Danny DeVito) and the Nerdlucks, invades the Looney Tunes’ idyllic land. Before Hecklevision, 12 comedians square off in a video-game basketball tournament.

• It’ll likely attract only one side of the political spectrum — it’s “We Will Not Conform,” live, by right wing political commentator Glenn Beck. The Fathom Events show will air Tuesdays, July 22 and July 29, at three local theaters — Cedar Hills Crossing 16, Clackamas Town Center with XD and Lloyd Center 10 with IMAX. The topic is change in America’s education system.