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The Third Man: Movie Review

The shadows are alive in a restored noir classic.


Movie Reviews & Stories
The past 66 years have been kind to Carol Reed’s The Third Man. It’s lauded as one of the finest examples of film noir and one of the greatest cinematic achievements of all time.    More
 
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 AP KRYZA

High Cinema

Pot’s legal! Grass explores a time when it wasn’t.


Movie Reviews & Stories
It’s time! After years and years of abstaining, we finally get to see what happens when you mix the joy of going to the movies with what medical patients, assumed chronic masturbators and criminals    More
 
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 AP KRYZA

Sexy Beethoven and Starship Troopers: What to Watch in Portland Repertory Theaters June 24-30

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Also Showing: When screening a film like Cool Hand Luke, Pix definitely has its advantages, chief among them excellent Champagne and egg pairings. Pix Patisserie. Dusk. Wednesday, June 23.  The sublimely weird 1977 Blazers documentary Fast Break makes a welcome return to the Clinto...   More
 
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by AP KRYZA

Tears for Joy

Tigard’s Joy Cinema cries for help.


Movie Reviews & Stories
It happens every Wednesday. Movie geeks, fueled by beer and pizza, flock by the dozens for a barrage of weirdness: grindhouse films so obscure even Tarantino might scratch his head. Schlocky horror. U   More
 
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 AP KRYZA

AP Film Studies: Father’s Day Of Reckoning

What the movies have taught me about fatherhood.


Movie Reviews & Stories
Three months ago, my movie-viewing outlook changed dramatically. That happens when you become a first-time dad. Suddenly, with the birth of James Bodhi Thornhill Humungous Kryza, I find myself m   More
 
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 AP KRYZA

Water Falling

Cliff jumps and high dives near portland.


Summer Guide
 When I was a child, manhood came at age 12. This was when I was first allowed to plummet from the 20-foot high dive at the Oregon City pool, thus proving my mastery of both fear and death. But i   More
 
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE, Adrienne So, AP KRYZA

AP Film Studies: Grant’s Land

His Girl Friday’s fast talk hides a deranged mind.


Movie Reviews & Stories
Hannibal Lecter managed to seduce the FBI’s top minds with his devious charm. Alex DeLarge controlled an army of droogs. Ferris Bueller duped the entire city of Chicago to do his bidding so he   More
 
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 AP KRYZA

AP Film Studies: Made In Oregon

Celebrating Oregon movies that aren’t The Goonies.


Movie Reviews & Stories
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

Goonie Enough?

30 years later, are the Goonies still Goonies?


Culture Features
The Goonies always had to grow up—especially after 30 years. But have the movie’s young stars retained their Goonieness, that essential mix of heart, underdog drive and inherent weirdness? H   More
 
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 AP KRYZA
 

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