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Last week

“Tammy”; “Begin Again”; “Snowpiercer”; “Deliver Us From Evil”

This week

July 11:

“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” (20th Century Fox), PG-13, 130 minutes

About — Caesar leads his apes against humanity depleted by a virus, reaching a fragile peace that doesn’t last; Stars — Gary Oldman, Keri Russell, Andy Serkis; Director — Matt Reeves

“Third Person” (SPC), R, 137 minutes

About — Three couples in three cities find love and heartbreak in interlocking stories; Stars — Liam Neeson, Mila Kunis, Adrien Brody; Director — Paul Haggis

Next week

July 18: “Planes: Fire & Rescue 3D”; “And So It Goes”

Movies in the Park

Pre-movie entertainment at 6:30 p.m., music, popcorn and movies at dusk at Portland parks:

Wednesday, July 9: “Frozen,” Hazeltine Park, 5416 S.E. Flavel St.

Thursday, July 10: “Monsters University,” Oregon Park, Northeast 30th Avenue/Oregon Street

Friday, July 11: “Epic,” Woodlawn Park, Northeast 13th Avenue/Dekum Street; “Frozen,” Kenilworth Park, Southeast 34th Avenue/Holgate Street

Saturday, July 12: “Cars 2,” Wilshire Park, Northeast 33rd Avenue/Skidmore Street; “Labyrinth,” Woodstock Park, Southeast 47th Avenue/Steele Street

Sunday, July 13: “Kuky se vraci” in Czech with English subtitles, Grant Park, Southeast 33rd Avenue/U.S. Grant Place

Home rentals

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

1. “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit”

2. “21 Jump Street” (2012)

3. “The Lego Movie”

4. “How To Train Your Dragon” (2010)

5. “Frozen”

6. “The Monuments Men”

7. “300: Rise of an Empire”

8. “The Wolf of Wall Street”

9. “Nebraska”

10. “The Grand Budapest


Other favorites recently: “The Secret Life of Walter

Mitty”; “Her”; “Inside Llewyn Davis”

Source: Rentrak Digital Download Essentials Industry Service

Doc spotlight

“Grateful Dead Meet-Up at the Movies: Beat Club 4/21/72”

It’s the fourth annual Dead movie, presented by Fathom Events and Rhino Entertainment, 7:30 p.m. July 17 at some local theaters. It had never officially been released or seen in its entirety, and it’ll treat Dead Heads to a complete and rare live studio performance of the band at Beat Club TV in Bremen, West Germany. Theaters doing the screening: Cedar Hills Crossing 16, 3200 S.W. Hocken Ave., Beaverton; Clackamas Town Center with XD, 12000 S.E. 82nd Ave.; Lloyd Center 10 with IMAX, 1510 N.E Multnomah St. For info: www.FathomEvents.com.

Upcoming event

This year’s “Flicks on the Bricks,” free movies shown at Pioneer Courthouse Square, will be: “Ghostbusters,” July 25; “The Princess Bride,” Aug. 8; “Jurassic Park,” Aug. 15;

“Frozen,” Aug. 29. For info: www.thesquarepdx.org.