Willamette Week - http://www.wweek.com/portland/articles.sec-1480-1-.html Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT+7 en hourly 1 <i>The Comedy</i> - The shocks and horrors of hipsterdom. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-20181-the_comedy_the_shocks_and_horrors_of_hipsterdom.html Nearly everything that happens in Rick Alverson’s The Comedy is uncomfortable, off-putting and morally reprehensible. But the events also amount to a hilarious and needed screed against the ennu]]> <i>Inside Llewyn Davis</i> - The Coen brothers hum a bittersweet tune. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-21665-inside_llewyn_davis_the_coen_brothers_hum_a_bittersweet_tune.html Lovable losers abound in the films of Joel and Ethan Coen. Even the most ardent admirer of Raising Arizona’s H.I. McDunnough or The Big Lebowski’s the Dude would be hard-pressed to call either m]]> Brew Views: <i>Spring Breakers</i> - Disney gone wild. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-20641-brew_views_spring_breakers_disney_gone_wild.html The words “spring break” are repeated so often in Spring Breakers that the phrase takes on a mantralike quality. Still best known for writing Kids and directing Gummo, backwater auteur Harmony K]]> <i>The Past</i> - A melodrama that knocks the wind out of you. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-21826-the_past_a_melodrama_that_knocks_the_wind_out_of_you.html At one point late in The Past, a man walks into the hospital room of his comatose wife and asks her to squeeze his hand if she can hear him. It’s a wrenching scene, one that lasts all of two m]]>