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Love & Mercy

God only knows what happened to Brian Wilson.


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Brian Wilson’s mental breakdown in the mid-1960s is as essential to the Beach Boys mythos as the band’s Pendleton shirts and woodies. Two TV movies and a Barenaked Ladies song told the sto   More
 
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 NATHAN CARSON

Milk


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Why it’s Portlandy: Van Sant used Portlanders David, John, Paul and Peter Parson, of the Parson Berry Farm on Sauvie Island, as extras and stuntmen-in-training. In 2008, then-mayor-elect Sam A   More
 
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 WW MOVIE STAFF

AP Film Studies: Made In Oregon

Celebrating Oregon movies that aren’t The Goonies.


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Whenever conversation turns to Oregon film, it invariably goes in two directions: either to Gus Van Sant or The Goonies. Just flip through this very newspaper. Hell, this weekend, Astoria has a go   More
 
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 AP KRYZA

Bro Say Can You See

Four douchebags make a movie about four douchebags making a movie.


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You know who had a good Monday night? The bros who sat behind me at the Entourage screening. Oh boy, they had the time of their bro-y lives! Likes pigs in shit, those bros. ALEX FALCONEIllustrat   More
 
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 ALEX FALCONE

Epic Fault

The geophysics of San Andreas’ Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in an earthquake.


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San Andreas didn’t screen by our press deadline, despite my repeated letters to the president of Hollywood insisting that an alternative Portland newsweekly is the true center of the cinematic   More
 
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 ALEX FALCONE

Last Days: Movie Review


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Why it’s Portlandy: The Seattle setting is to Portland as Michael Pitt’s downward spiraling rocker Blake is to Kurt Cobain. There’s an aura of the iconic Pacific Northwest, but we’d rather   More
 
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 WW Staff

The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

A Swedish, centenarian Forrest Gump.


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Cinema is a peerless cultural ambassador. It cracks entire worlds open and connects us intimately with places we’ll never visit and people we’ll never know. Sometimes, as with The 100-Year-O   More
 
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 CASEY JARMAN

AP Film Studies: Open-Air Cinema

Your guide to Portland’s outdoor movie season.


Movie Reviews & Stories
Summer offers a real conundrum for nerds. Sure, you want to get outside and enjoy all that fresh air your friends keep talking about, but then how will you watch The Goonies for the 3,000th time   More
 
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 AP KRYZA

Iris

Grey Gardens’ documentarian profiles a 93-year-old fashion eccentric.


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In Grey Gardens, Onassis relative Little Edie obsessively wraps and rewraps her head scarf to make it perfect, in a bedroom with holes in the walls and cat litter strewn around her feet. In Ir   More
 
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 ENID SPITZ

Slow West

The Old West, with a Scotsman’s twist.


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Slow West feels like propaganda made to discourage anyone from time-traveling back to the Old West. At one point, a man gets shot in the chest. As he falls, a stray bullet hits a salt jar on a    More
 
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 ALEX FALCONE
 

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