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Here's a look at big screen releases, home movie rentals and documentary and movies of interest - including 'Truth or Dare,' 'Overboard' and 'Hearts of the Dulcimer'

COURTESY PHOTO - 'NY Export: Opus Jazz' is part of the Contact Dance Film Festival.Big screen

Last week, April 6

"Blockers"; "A Quiet Place"; "The Miracle Season"; "Chappaquiddick"; "Lean on Pete"; "Spinning Man"

This week, April 13

"Truth or Dare" (Universal Pictures), PG-13, 100 minutes

About — A harmless game of Truth or Dare among friends turns deadly when somebody, or something, begins to punish those who tell a lie or refuse to dare. Stars — Lucy Hale, Tyler Posey, Violett Beane, Nolan Gerard Funk. Director — Jeff Wadlow.

"Overboard" (Lionsgate Films), PG-13, 112 minutes

About — In the remake of the 1987 comedy, a spoiled, wealthy yacht owner is thrown overboard and becomes the target of revenge from his mistreated employee. Stars — Anna Faris, Eva Longoria, Emily Maddison, Swoosie Kurtz. Director — Bob Fisher/Rob Greenberg.

"Borg vs. McEnroe" (Neon), R, 107 minutes

About — The story of the 1980s tennis rivalry between the placid Borg and the volatile McEnroe. Stars — Sverrir Gudnason, Shia LaBeouf, Stellan Skarsgard, Tuva Novotny. Director — Janus Metz.

"Beirut" (Bleecker Street), R, 109 minutes

About — Caught in the crossfires of civil war, CIA operatives must send a former U.S. diplomat to negotiate for the life of a friend he left behind. Stars — Rosamund Pike, Jon Hamm, Mark Pellegrino, Dean Norris. Director — Brad Anderson.

Next week, April 20

"Rampage"; "Super Troopers 2"; "Tully"

Note: Movie descriptions by IMDB, www.imdb.com

Home rentals

The latest top 10 digital movie purchases/rentals based on transaction rate, by Comscore:

1. "Star Wars: Episode VIII the Last Jedi"

2. "Justice League"

3. "Thor: Ragnarok"

4. "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle"

5. "The Shape of Water"

6. "Ferdinand"

7. "Coco"

8. "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"

9. "Murder on the Orient Express"

10. "Daddy's Home 2"

Other recent favorites: "Wonder"; "Blade Runner 2049"

Doc spotlight

"Hearts of the Dulcimer"

Filmmakers and podcasters Patricia Delich and Wayne Jiang will screen their new documentary at the Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd., 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 16. It's about the dulcimer instrument and the mountain dulcimer boom of the 1970s in California and its lasting impact. There'll be a dulcimer pre-show concert at 7 p.m. with Joellen Lapidus (who made Joni Mitchell's dulcimer) and Aaron O'Rourke (today's top player); they are both in the film. There'll be a Q&A after the film. For more: www.hollywoodtheatre.org and www.dulcimuse.com/film.html.

Upcoming events

• The third Contact Dance Film Festival, a partnership between Northwest Film Center and BodyVox, is a showcase of award-winning collaborations of filmmakers, dancers and choreographers and insightful contemporary dance documentaries. Screenings are at Whitsell Auditorium, 1219 S.W. Park Ave. and BodyVox, 1201 N.W. 17th Ave. The lineup: "NY Export: Opus Jazz," "Never Stand Still: Dancing at Jacob's Pillow," 7 p.m. Thursday, April 12, 9:15 p.m. Saturday, April 14, Whitsell; "Dancing Over Borders," 7:30 p.m. April 12, 7:30 p.m. April 14, BodyVox; "Dance @30FPS," 7:30 p.m. April 13, 4 p.m. April 14, BodyVox. Tickets: $6-$9, nwfilm.org, www.bodyvox.com.

• The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour stops at Revolution Hall, 1300 S.E. Stark St., 7 p.m. Friday-Sunday, April 13-15. For more: www.revolutionhall.com.

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