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Snow Falling on Screeners

An Andes climbing documentary puts the Blizzard of 2004 in perspective.

Movie Reviews & Stories
In early January, a ragtag group of movie critics hiked, skidded and slid through treacherous, dizzying drifts of snow and ice to Cinema 21 for an afternoon press screening. Shivering, scarf-muffled t ...   More
Wednesday, February 4, 2004 Matt Mcnally

Howdy, Sportsfans

Howdy, Sportsfans. Get your game-face on, polish your helmet and mash that guacamole--it's Super Bowl weekend. To get you in the mood, here are a few classic sporting flicks to have you spitting testo ...   More
Wednesday, January 28, 2004 Matt Mcnally

Blond Ambition

Cold Mountain co-star Charlie Hunnam sets out on the long road to success.

Movie Reviews & Stories
When Charlie Hunnam opens the door to his suite at the opulent Heathman Hotel in downtown Portland, it's with a cheery greeting that belies his bleary-eyed, hung-over state. Soon enough, though, ...   More
Wednesday, December 24, 2003 Matt Mcnally

Living In America

Jim Sheridan lived the story of his new film In America--now he's telling the tale.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Irish writer and director Jim Sheridan has a track record of making tremendously powerful films based on real-life events--films like My Left Foot, that burst forth from a core of earnestly realized h ...   More
Wednesday, December 10, 2003 Matt Mcnally


With Welcome to the Monkey House, Courtney Taylor-Taylor and the Dandy Warhols fashion a new old sound. But is it art?

Music Stories
Once upon a time in New York City, Andy Warhol decided that originality was extinct and with it went sincerity.Once upon another time--grunge-era Portland circa 1994--a pouty, pun-loving young Tur ...   More
Wednesday, August 27, 2003 Matt Mcnally

Nowhere Man

Chiwetel Ejiofor champions London's forgotten underclass in Stephen Frears' thriller Dirty Pretty Things.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Chiwetel Ejiofor doesn't need to be a movie star. The friendly 26-year old British actor has a prodigious reputation and a wealth of opportunities on the London stage. But Chewy--as he's informall ...   More
Wednesday, August 13, 2003 Matt Mcnally


Stylish and stylized, Down with Love rewinds to the fantasy world of '60s sex comedies.

Movie Reviews & Stories
The summer's frothiest film has arrived in the retro-chic shape of this swinging romantic comedy. Set in a stylized version of 1962 Manhattan, Down with Love is a slice of Hollywood escapism rar ...   More
Wednesday, May 14, 2003 Matt Mcnally
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