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AP Film Studies: Reel Christmas Cheer

The holliest, jolliest movies at beer theaters.


Movie Reviews & Stories
In December, resisting Christmas movies is impossible. But this is Portland, dammit, which means you’ve got more options than watching Charlie Brown deal with his manic depression from the sol   More
 
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 AP KRYZA

Jelly-of-the-Month Clubs, Vampires and Gonzo Kung Fu: This Week's Movie Revivals

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Every week, AP Kryza of AP Film Studies brings you the best revival screenings around town. Most of these theaters serve beer. Plan accordingly.The Hollywood’s Critics’ Choice series kicks off with the Merc’s Erik Henriksen, who presents Guillermo del Toro’s gorgeously fuck...   More
 
Thursday, December 4, 2014 by AP KRYZA

AP Film Studies: True Love

Cary Elwes on The Princess Bride and drinking with André.


Movie Reviews & Stories
Presumably due to a bout with being “nearly dead” or interference by the Dread Pirate Roberts, actor Cary Elwes has postponed his Portland visit this week to Dec. 17—making us all, like so   More
 
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 AP KRYZA

Giant Balloons, Film Noir and the Heyday of Satyricon: This Week's Movie Revivals

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Every week, AP Kryza of AP Film Studies brings you the best revival screenings around town. Most of these theaters serve beer. Plan accordingly.Film historian Dennis Nyback presents a program called Lindy Hop, Jumpin’ Jazz & Jitterbug, a collection of 16 mm music-and-dance fi...   More
 
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 by AP KRYZA

AP Film Studies: Portland’s Poet

Walt Curtis on Mala Noche, Portland’s literary history and Hollywood dildos.


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Poet Walt Curtis sits in a tiny room in his shared house in Kerns, amid stacks of books and papers and an in-progress abstract nude painting. As the smell of grilled meat wafts in from the Mexican   More
 
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 AP KRYZA

Drunken Dogs, Blood-Drinking Beasts and Bad Cockney Accents: This Week's Movie Revivals

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Every week, AP Kryza of AP Film Studies brings you the best revival screenings around town. Most of these theaters serve beer. Plan accordingly. The NW Film Center dedicates the week to some of the finest looks at World War I, including Jean Renoir’s The Grand Illusion<...   More
 
Thursday, November 20, 2014 by AP KRYZA

AP Film Studies: Insane in the Ukraine

The psychedelic mania of Ivan Kupalo.


Movie Reviews & Stories
With imagery that makes Dali’s surrealism look like a kids’ coloring book—pig-riding demons, bleeding bread, slain children—and enough psychedelic color washes to give Dario Argento a    More
 
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 AP KRYZA

Rabies, Replicants and Revolution: This Week's Movie Revivals

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Every week, AP Kryza of AP Film Studies brings you the best revival screenings around town. Most of these theaters serve beer. Plan accordingly.The PDX Latin American Film Fest presents Of Love and Other Demons, director Hilda Hidalgo’s divisive adaptation of Gabriel García Márquez’s coming-of-age-with-rabies drama.    More
 
Thursday, November 13, 2014 by AP KRYZA

AP Film Studies: Also Showing 11/12/14

Rabies, replicants and revolution.


Movie Reviews & Stories
Professor AP Kryza is currently stuck outside Rapid City, S.D., a victim in the icy grasp of winter storm Astro. He took a break from nagging his sister to show him North by Northwest filming lo   More
 
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 AP KRYZA

Tongue-Twisting Rogues, Break-Dancing Mummies and the "Buddha Finger" Technique: This Week's Movie Revivals

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Every week, AP Kryza of AP Film Studies brings you the best revival screenings around town. Most of these theaters serve beer. Plan accordingly.Is Steven Spielberg’s Hook—with Robin Williams as an adult Peter Pan, Dustin Hoffman as a giant ham in a wig, and its legio...   More
 
Thursday, November 6, 2014 by AP KRYZA
 

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