It’d be weird enough if Don Coscarelli
simply made a film about an elderly Elvis (Bruce Campbell) and JFK
(Ossie Davis, who is decidedly black and not Irish) battling a
resurrected Egyptian mu
The children are feral and the aesthetic is creepy, but Mama (which screened after WW press deadlines) probably shouldn't have gotten Guillermo Del Toro's stamp of approval. Critic's Grade: C+
By all accounts, the insanely imaginative Guillermo Del Toro is a very nice, jovial man....
The Last Stand might have screened after press deadlines, but Arnold's return was too much for critic AP Kryza to miss. Critic's Grade: B-
The good news: After a 10-year absence, the most legendary action hero's cinematic return is totally an Arnold Schwarzenegger flick, a loud, riotous symphony of bad one-liners, explosions, blood, guns and fast cars. The bad news is th...
A Portland paranormal detective searches for gold on SyFy’s Ghost Mine.
DVD & TV
We believe what we want to believe, especially in the
world of the paranormal. Some will argue that something that goes bump
in the night is a restless spirit. Others, like your carpenter, insist
Frederico Fellini’s lucid, semiautobiographical 1963 landmark, 8½,
could be considered the template for filmdom’s self-aggrandizing
tendencies. Suffering from director’s block, Fellini look
We didn’t just sit around listening to records all year. Some of us actually left the house.
Best Show Almost No One Saw: Matthew Shipp Trio It
was quite a surprise to find Jimmy Mak’s not even one-third full for a
rare Portland appearance by powerhouse pianist Matthew Shipp and his
In the beginning, there
was Jesus, Son of Joseph, whose birth two millennia past drew kings to
the child and inspired long pilgrimages and quests for plush creatures
that came vibrantly to life
Movie Reviews & Stories
There’s an inherent danger in pulling back the curtain to
reveal the puppeteers behind iconic art. It’s even trickier when the man
is Alfred Hitchcock, whose reputation as a dry-witted prankst