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My Dog Tulip

Teeny little super cartoon.


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A burst of jazz announces the place as 1950s London, where elderly author J.R. Ackerley begins typing a memoir. From his cozy apartment,    More
 
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 ALISTAIR ROCKOFF

Crispin Glover

His body of work is a Wonderland.


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Crispin Glover may be popularly known for playing inarticulate (or completely silent) characters, but he has a lot to say. He returns to Portland this week with his two movies, What Is It? (which star ...   More
 
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 AARON MESH

Hail, Hail, Portlandia!

Fellow assholes: Let’s talk about that Carrie Brownstein show, shall we?


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After months of breathlessly anticipating the chance to watch Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen’s comedy series Portlandia, it is suddenly difficult to find a place where people   More
 
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 WW Culture Staff

Reel Music 28


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The NW Film Center’s annual music-documentary fest expands across town this week. Here are two standouts: Search and Destroy: Iggy Pop and the Stooges’ Raw Power79 Could be the fact that I ...   More
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011 WW Screen Staff

Blue Valentine

I love this movie like Williams loves Gosling.


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In Blue Valentine’s most iconic sequence, a love-struck Ryan Gosling positions Michelle Williams underneath a heart-shaped wreath outside a florist shop and croons the Mills Brothers’ &ldq ...   More
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Lost In Paradise

Sofia Coppola’s celebrities: They’re just like us, but more depressed!


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Sometimes the drugs stop working. Sex doesn’t thrill. A sitcom laugh track grates more than usual because it refers to jokes that aren’t even half-funny anymore. The vague flicker of light ...   More
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011 CHRIS STAMM

Reel Music Festival 28


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From a distance, Sly Stone and Phil Ochs couldn’t have less in common. Stone was a flamboyant, excess-prone sex symbol who took the pop world by storm; Ochs was a smart, big-hearted kid from Ohi ...   More
 
Wednesday, January 5, 2011 CASEY JARMAN

Shoot, Score

The great, the good and the meh of ESPN’s 30 For 30 documentary series.


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ESPN has broadcast a lot of schlock since taking the air in 1979. The network’s rise to cable juggernaut has meant sports devotees wasting uncounted hours (not me, of course) watching lumberjack ...   More
 
Wednesday, January 5, 2011 HENRY STERN

Agree To Disagree

Choosing the top 10 movies of 2010, our critics couldn’t unite on anything. Except maybe Valhalla Rising.


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Aaron Mesh’s Top 10The conventional wisdom says 2010 was a bad year for good movies, and the clever retort is it was a good year for movies that made us feel bad—but really, the year&rsquo ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 29, 2010 WW Screen Staff

Little Fockers

Not happy to see you, Robert De Niro.


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As if the sight of Robert De Niro with a raging hard-on poking through his pajamas isn’t sad enough, the creators of Little Fockers have to go and make it worse. It’s not just that they fo ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 MATTHEW SINGER
 

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