Movie Reviews & Stories
Flight is about as subtle as a plane crash. And the plane crash at the beginning of Flight
ain’t too subtle, either. At 30,000 feet, a commercial airliner
carrying more than 100 passengers desce
Edna Vazquez’s life in music began with a crush. When she
was 13 years old, a boy in her tiny hometown of Tonila, in central
Mexico, attempted to win her affections by giving her a guitar. Growi
In the Bathtub—the fictional Louisiana bayou settlement that forms the backdrop for the enchanting Beasts of the Southern Wild—the
price of existing off the grid is living in waterlogged squalor
MusicIn the current issue of Willamette Week, we profiled Portland blogger Christopher Kirkley, who lived for over a year in West Africa, making field recordings and trading regional pop songs with locals via MP3s stored on cellphones, which he eventually compiled and released through his label, Sahelsounds. We asked Kirkley for his top five favorite t...More
Born: 1986 in Queens, N.Y.
Sounds like: Club-destroying Southern hip-hop from a streetwise kid smart enough to know deep thoughts just slow down a good party.
For fans of: Lil Jon, Ludacris, Young J
First thing’s first: No, Alberta Substation (2703 NE Alberta St., 284-4491, albertasubstation.com)
is not a sandwich shop. Housed in the 80-year-old brown stucco building
previously occupied by
Samsara is a Sanskrit word referencing the
circle of life. That may reek of patchouli, but put aside those
aversions—this wordless documentary is one of the most visually
intoxicating films in
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. T...More
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.