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Brewster McGee / The Toxic Avenger 21st Anniversary Edition


DVD & TV
Brewster McGeeLast year, the Clinton Street Theater hosted a weekend-long showcase of promising filmmakers. If you weren't lucky enough to get to any of the screenings, then you missed some films that ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 6, 2005 David Walker

Kinji Fukasaku

Sympathy for the Underdog


DVD & TV
If those of you who read this column on a regular basis haven't figured it out yet, Kinji Fukasaku is one of my all-time favorite directors. Fukasaku's career spanned five decades and spawned more tha ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 30, 2005 David Shafer

Electra Glide in Blue


DVD & TV
Call it what you want-a lucky coincidence or some sort of sinister conspiracy-but the acquittal of Robert Blake for his wife's murder, days before the film Electra Glide in Blue comes out on DVD, is p ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 23, 2005 David Walker

Longbaugh Film Festival

2005


DVD & TV
A few days ago I got an email from one of my esteemed colleagues at another publication asking me, "What should we expect this year at the Longbaugh Film Festival?" I responded with two words: "The un ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 16, 2005 David Walker

Top Gun: Special Collector's Edition


DVD & TV
It's not cool for film critics to like Top Gun. After all, the movie represents Hollywood's exasperating preference for testosterone-heavy cliché-fests with frenzied editing and lowest-common-d ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 9, 2005 Brian Libby

WILLAMETTE WEEK'S LONGBAUGH FILM FESTIVAL 2005

PRESENTED BY COMCAST


DVD & TV
Longbaugh 2005 is less than a month away (March 24-27 to be exact), and things here are out of control. We've received films from all over the world that have kept me and the rest of the screening com ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 2, 2005 David Walker

The Shield: Season 3


DVD & TV
If you're already a fan of the FX cop drama The Shield, then you know that shy of a select few shows on HBO, there's nothing better on television. With the fourth season getting ready to kick off, and ...   More
 
Wednesday, February 23, 2005 David Walker

Lackawanna Blues


DVD & TV
I wish all of you reading this could have had the opportunity to know my grandparents, and to experience, even for the briefest of moments, the world as I saw it during my childhood. There was always ...   More
 
Wednesday, February 9, 2005 David Walker

The Films of Joanna Priestley


DVD & TV
Portland has long been a Mecca for animators, and one of the most prolific and gifted is Joanna Priestley, whose work is now collected on two DVDs: Fighting Gravity and Relative Orbits.Both the newest ...   More
 
Wednesday, February 2, 2005 Brian Libby

The Stay-at-Home Jewish Film Fest


DVD & TV
The Portland Jewish Film Festival, which ends this week, provides wonderful opportunities to see works from the Jewish experience. But there are other great films out there, including two recent DVD r ...   More
 
Wednesday, January 26, 2005 David Walker
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