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Sound of My Voice

The blonde leading the blind.


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Tract houses and taupe shag carpeting: For the tight few opening minutes of Sound of My Voice, this is the mundanely hellish world of the modern cult. Peter and Lorna (Christopher Denham and Nicol   More
 
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 SAUNDRA SORENSON

Submarine

The last British virgin.


Movie Reviews & Stories
The accusations of Wes Anderson-ry will surface just after the opening credits, so it’s best to meet them head on: In Submarine, director Richard Ayoade does, in fact, focus on a sullen adolescent w   More
 
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 SAUNDRA SORENSON

Born Many Ways

Pandrogyny, art porn and the son of Cher at the Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival.


Movie Reviews & Stories
Apparently, Lady Gaga doesn’t own the last word on homosexuality in pop culture.
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Wednesday, June 1, 2011 MATTHEW SINGER, SAUNDRA SORENSON

Hurricane Home Movies

Trouble the Water Eyes Katrina from inside the storm.


Movie Reviews & Stories
One Hurricane Katrina statistic that often goes unmentioned is how many filmmakers flocked to the aftermath, looking to tap into the personal stories of massive governmental negligence. So it was that ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 15, 2008 SAUNDRA SORENSON

Art Factory

Forget IKEA prints. make your own mass-market art for under $10.


Special Section Stories
Years ago, I watched a prolific painter fling acrylic onto slats of plywood at Bergamot Station in Santa Monica, Calif. He was good. His wares ranged in price from $3 to $50.It’s fitting this re ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 10, 2008 SAUNDRA SORENSON

A Fellow Of Infinite Jest

Some things are rotten in Hamlet 2, but not Steve Coogan.


Movie Reviews & Stories
Steve Coogan is the master of center-stage asshattery. In his popular British series Knowing Me, Knowing You…with Alan Partridge, Coogan was a tactless, ABBA-obsessed talk show host who famousl ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 20, 2008 SAUNDRA SORENSON

Making Babies: Never Forever and Brick Lane Reviewed


Ed. Note: We've been keeping WW Finder co-editor Saundra Sorenson plenty busy the last week with film reviews: She's taken sneak peeks at Never Forever (which opens today at the Hollywood Theatre) and Brick Lane (which starts its second week at Fox Tower). Here are her takes:

Never Forever



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Friday, July 18, 2008 by SAUNDRA SORENSON

Cougar Habitat: Sex and the City Reviewed


Screened for critics after WW press deadlines (and after we breathlessly speculated on the fates of the characters), Sex and the City makes the leap from HBO to the national box office tonight at 12:01. Saundra Sorenson has this review:

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Thursday, May 29, 2008 by SAUNDRA SORENSON

Womb for Improvement: Baby Mama Reviewed




The latest comedic romp into Pregnancyland was screened for critics Tuesday. Saundra Sorenson reports:

A dear friend recently observed—with all the panache of a frat boy—that pregnancy is back on the map. I hesitate t...   More
 
Friday, April 25, 2008 by SAUNDRA SORENSON

You Are Where You Eat


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There is a theory often bandied about that we live in a society of subcultures. In Portland you can usually classify an “urban tribe” by the restaurants they frequent. Here’s a spott ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 19, 2008 SAUNDRA SORENSON
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