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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

Interstellar

Christopher Nolan aces art class but flunks astronomy.


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Christopher Nolan is Hollywood’s most masterful huckster: a blockbuster auteur who uses incredible sleight of hand to elevate into art what other directors would leave as garbage. He is the ki   More
 
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 AP KRYZA

AP Film Studies: H.I. and Mighty

Raising Arizona and the art of loquacious lowlifes.


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Did somebody tell the Coen brothers to shut up? ILLUSTRATION: Allison KerekMaybe it’s a response to Tom Hanks’ silver-tongued jackass in the reviled 2004 remake of The Ladykillers, but with th   More
 
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 AP KRYZA

French Sci-Fi, Knife Fights and Unicorns: This Week's Revival Screenings

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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.Bad Movie Nite returns to the Clinton Street, this time featuring a live performance by campfire-inspired songwriter Son of Sekonza and a...   More
 
Thursday, October 30, 2014 by AP KRYZA

Rubbernecking: Nightcrawler Reviewed

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Critic's Grade: B+With eyes bulging from his gaunt skull like a Chihuahua trapped in an industrial vise, Jake Gyllenhaal is an unnervingly strange sight to behold when he walks onto the screen in Nightcrawler. And that’s before his character, Lou Bloom, even opens his mouth.Once Lou starts chattering—and boy, does Lou chatter—what emerges is one of the slimiest, most disarming ...   More
 
Thursday, October 30, 2014 by AP KRYZA

AP Film Studies: Bleeding Kansas

The creepy, logical consequences of Return to Oz.


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Dorothy Gale is facing lobotomy. Oz is a wasteland dominated by a giant rock monster. An evil witch with a collection of interchangeable heads roams the land, while the folks walking a destroyed   More
 
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 AP KRYZA

Bum Fights, Spocktoberfest and Frank Capra: 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. This week, we gave you an exhaustive survival guide to Halloween at Portland movie houses. Here's the best of the rest. Most of these theaters serve beer. Plan accordingly.John Carpenter�...   More
 
Thursday, October 23, 2014 by AP KRYZA

AP Film Studies: Oh, the Horror

A survival guide to Halloween at Portland movie houses.


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It’s the week before Halloween, and your chances of escaping the season without watching at least one horror flick are about as good as the chances of a buxom babysitter surviving a night at a   More
 
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 AP KRYZA

John Wick

Keanu Reeves brings the ruckus.


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John Wick treads familiar ground: A retired hit man is roped back into the life. But this is the rare film that excels as much for what it puts on display as for what it holds back. It oozes s   More
 
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 AP KRYZA

David Lynch, A Dude in a Gigantic Insect Head and Nosferatu Scored Live: 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 ’70s gave us the Talking Heads, who in turn gave us the best concert film ever made, 1984’s Sto...   More
 
Thursday, October 16, 2014 by AP KRYZA
 

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