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Funny Games

The arthouse and the slaughterhouse meet again.


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In 1997, Austrian director Michael Haneke’s Funny Games flew in the face of all expectation. The story of a bourgeois family taken hostage by two soft-spoken young psychopaths and subjected to p ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Daaaaaaamn! Step Up 2 the Streets Reviewed




As we may have mentioned previously, the highly acclaimed, immensely thought-provoking documentary Nanking was not screened for Portland critics. But did we mention that the street dancing sequel Step Up 2 the Streets had a public preview screening Tuesda...   More
 
Friday, February 15, 2008 by

Rambo

It wasn’t screened for critics. We don’t care.


Movie Reviews & Stories
Welcome to the first in a series of reviews exploring the movies critics aren’t supposed to watch, even though everybody else is. This week, we take a look at Rambo and its $18 million box-offic ...   More
 
Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Rambo kills EVERYBODY!



When Sylvester Stallone directs himself, the results are rarely screened for critics. That's not going to stop WW's AP Kryza, though...

Rambo

It's been 20 years since the last Rambo film, but Sylvester Stallone is st...   More
 
Saturday, January 26, 2008 by

Apocalypse Nah

The Fresh Prince is not quite legendary.


Movie Reviews & Stories
Dr. Robert Neville, the hero of Richard Matheson’s 1954 pulp novel I Am Legend , has had quite the schizophrenic run on screen. Sure, the basic premise of Matheson’s existential survival s ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 12, 2007

The Headliners, Thursday & Tuesday, Nov. 15 & 20


[GRITTY AMERICANA] The Headliners are schizo. They jump styles every 30 seconds. One minute, drummer-vocalist Holly Hotbox is crooning in a deep, warbling Patti Smith-ish drawl. The next, she’s backing guitarist JT Halm Filst on “Baby Drivin’,” a dark hellride on which ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 14, 2007 by

The Headliners Thursday & Tuesday, Nov. 15 & 20

The Headliners turn heavy history into real-deal rock.


Music Stories
[GRITTY AMERICANA] The Headliners are schizo. They jump styles every 30 seconds. One minute, drummer-vocalist Holly Hotbox is crooning in a deep, warbling Patti Smith-ish drawl. The next, she’s ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 14, 2007

P2: The Parking Lot of Doom!




P2 is the kind of horror flick that could have been written as a Mad Lib. “A (blonde) (business) woman is trapped in a (parking garage), where she's stalked by a creepy (security guard). The (dumb broad) screams a lot while the (weird neighbor kid from American Beauty) play...   More
 
Monday, November 12, 2007 by

INTERVISION, Shades of Neptune (Intervision Music)


[SPACE JAZZ] Goddamn, can Paul Creighton sing. And on Intervision’s second full-length, Shades of Neptune, he runs up and down his vocal register with the greatest of ease, moving from soulful ballads to staccato lyrical bursts with such finesse it melts your eardrums like butter. Creighton and comp...   More
 
Wednesday, October 17, 2007 by

INTERVISION Shades of Neptune (Intervision Music)

Intervision’s custom space jazz goes down smooth on its latest effort.


Music Stories
[SPACE JAZZ] Goddamn, can Paul Creighton sing. And on Intervision’s second full-length, Shades of Neptune, he runs up and down his vocal register with the greatest of ease, moving from soulful b ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 17, 2007
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