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Language Barrier

Spanish director's Alex de la Iglesia's The Perfect Crime is one of the best comedies in years.


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"I have to say first, that my English is not very good," warns Alex de la Iglesia, the acclaimed director whose new film, The Perfect Crime (which has also screened as El Crimen Ferpecto, or Ferpect C ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 21, 2005 David Walker

CONFESSIONS OF A DVD-AHOLIC


DVD & TV
My name is David, and I'm a DVD-aholic. Maybe you know someone like me-a person who has a massive collection of films on DVD, many of which they own for reasons they can't explain. There are three boo ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 21, 2005 David Walker

WHAT TO SEE: SOUND UNSEEN

MusicfestNW makes its way onto the silver screen.


Movie Reviews & Stories
Back in January, I was lucky enough to spend time in Park City, Utah, at the Slamdance and Sundance film festivals. Shivering from the crisp cold and gasping for air in the high elevation, I was on a ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 7, 2005 David Walker

DIGGING UP THE PAST

Part romance, part thriller, The Constant Gardener is one of the best films of the year.


Movie Reviews & Stories
Director Fernando Meirelles' 2002 City of God was that rare film that not only earned all the positive critical praise it received, it deserved even more. Meirelles' latest feature film, an adaptation ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 31, 2005 David Walker

REQUIEM FOR THE LOVECHILD

Malfunkshun: The Andrew Wood Story paints a portrait of Seattle's fallen legend.


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I never met Andy Wood, but I knew him well. Wood was that childhood friend most of us had, the one who never seemed to fit in at school or on the playground or on this planet. He was the class clown y ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 31, 2005 David Walker

THE FOOT-TO-ASS TRIPLE FEATURE


DVD & TV
Three of the best hardboiled tales of two-fisted action to swagger across the screen recently have been released on DVD. If you missed any of them, here's your chance to get your mandatory dose of foo ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 24, 2005 David Walker

ARE YOU READY TO ROCK?

Ian and Tyson Smith return with Monday Night Gig, a not-so-glamorous look at the world of rock 'n' roll.


Movie Reviews & Stories
In order to avoid any confusion or controversy, let's get something out of the way: I have known and been friends with Ian and Tyson Smith for more than 10 years. I first met them when they were self- ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 17, 2005 David Walker

THIS IS WHAT WE CALLED THE MUPPET SHOW


DVD & TV
The miracle of home video-and sometimes the curse-is that it allows you to revisit some of your fondest memories of films and television shows past. Sometimes those trips back in time are excursions t ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 17, 2005 David Walker

FACT OR FICTION?

The documentary Grizzly Man seems a bit too strange to be true.


Movie Reviews & Stories
About 15 or 20 minutes into Grizzly Man, the new documentary from director Werner Herzog, one thought ran through my mind: Is this for real? Herzog is a filmmaker known for blurring the lines between ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 10, 2005 David Walker

HELL ON WHEELS

A Portland athlete sounds off on Murderball, the movie that's making the aggressive sport of quad rugby the talk of the nation.


Movie Reviews & Stories
Ed Suhr does not have the use of his legs. He only has partial use of his arms-he can hold his arm out to shake hands but can't grip-and even if he weren't in a wheelchair, the lean Suhr, with his clo ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 27, 2005 David Walker
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