Here's a look at big screen releases, home movie rentals and documentary and movies of interest ...

Big screen

Last week, May 12

"King Arthur: Legend of the Sword"; "Snatched"; "Lowriders"; "Paris Can Wait"; "The Wall"

This week, May 19

"Alien Covenant" (20th Century Fox), R, 122 minutes

About — The crew of a colony ship, bound for a remote planet, discovers an uncharted paradise with a threat beyond their imagination and must attempt a harrowing escape; Stars — Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride; Director — Ridley Scott

"Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul" (20th Century Fox), PG, 90 minutes

About — A Heffley family road trip to attend Meemaw's 90th birthday party goes hilariously off course thanks to Greg's newest scheme to get to a video gaming convention; Stars — Alicia Silverstone, Tom Everett Scott, Charlie Wright, Jason Drucker; Director — David Bowers

"Wakefield" (IFC Films), R, 106 minutes

About — A man's nervous breakdown causes him to leave his wife and live in his attic for several months; Stars — Bryan Cranston, Jennifer Garner, Jason O'Mara, Beverly D'Angelo; Director — Robin Swicord

Next week, May 26

"Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales"; "Baywatch"

Note: Movie descriptions by IMDB,

Home rentals

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

1. "Hidden Figures"

2. "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story"

3. "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them"

4. "The Founder"

5. "Moana"

6. "Why Him?"

7. "The Karate Kid"

8. "Passengers"

9. "Office Christmas Party"

10. "Assassin's Creed"

Other recent favorites: "Patriot's Day"; "Deepwater Horizon"; "Arrival"

COURTESY IMAGE - 'Jewel's Catch One,' part of QDoc.Upcoming events

• We'll have more later: QDoc, a film festival devoted to LGBTQ documentaries, takes place May 18-21 at the Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd. For more: and

• Later in May, it'll be the International Youth Silent Film Festival at the Hollywood Theatre, 7:30 p.m. May 22 and 23. For more:

• The folks at RiffTrax — Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy, Bill Corbett from "MST3K" fame — take on BBC's 1983 classic episode "Doctor Who — The Five Doctors." Put on by Fathom Events, it'll show on the big screen 8 p.m. Aug. 17 and 7:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at Clackamas Town Center, 12000 S.E. 82nd Ave., Century 16 Eastport, 4040 S.E. 82nd Ave., and Lloyd Center 10 Cinemas, 1510 N.E. Multnomah Blvd. For more/tickets:

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