Arbitrage may not be directed by Paul
Verhoeven, but feature-film rookie Nicholas Jarecki so thoroughly
channels the hollow-man ambitions, smug moral posturing and incongruous
Discriminating sushi fans assert they
would never eat Midwestern sushi, pronouncing it much too far from the
dwindling seas of salmon and snapper. Portland diners, presumably, are a
FeaturesWho's the weird old person hanging around the packs of high school kids at Portland-area haunted houses? The one who reeks of good coffee and cheap gin? Yeah, that’s a Willamette Week writer out reviewing local haunts for Creeper Crawl 2012. The F...More
Reservoir Dogs is a shut-in child’s
mescaline dream of criminal cool. It is also the film that launched
Quentin Tarantino’s brilliantly infantile oeuvre. The 20-year-old Reservoir is, on one h
With a week left before their signature-gathering deadline, fluoridation opponents announced today they've already gathered 20,000 signatures toward a ballot referendum that would halt the fluoridation of Portland's water. Portland's city council voted unanimously last month to <...
Get off Clint Eastwood’s field of dreams, you damn dirty vegans!
Movie Reviews & Stories
If you wanted to know whether Clint Eastwood yells at
chairs in his new movie, the answer is a resounding yes. He yells at
chairs, bleachers, doors, garages and Amy Adams. He...
Oregon State Rep. Peter Buckley (D-Ashland), co-chair of the House Ways and Means Committee, has today become the highest-level state elected official to endorse Measure 80, the marijuana legalization initiative.In a statement, Buckley wrote:It makes absolutely no sense to me that we continue to waste millions of dollars every year to prohibit adults from making the choice of whether to con...
Arts & Books
The 10-year-old event Ten Tiny Dances at Washington High School at 8:30 pm this past Saturday, September 8, was this year as it always has been: inconsistent, often frustrating and spiked with ever-so-occasional moments of transcendent hilarity or beauty.The premise, for those unfamiliar: 10 different dancers or companies are inv...More