Stop-Motion On A Roll

Northwest Animation Fest celebrates its fifth year with more than 250 films at the Hollywood Theatre.

Movie Reviews & Stories
The Northwest Animation Festival is bringing an anthropomorphic mammoth longing for cryogenic sleep, Medusa as a stay-at-home mom, and a competitive Iranian lifeguard to the Hollywood Theatre.   More
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 ENID SPITZ

Big Plympton

Bill Plympton’s new animated feature is a far cry from Home.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Bill Plympton has a bone to pick with the Happiest Place on Earth. You’d expect nothing less from the man finalizing Hitler’s Folly, a mockumentary about Hitler’s secret life as the premier an   More
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 CURTIS COOK

It’s Bill Plympton Day!

Celebrating Portland’s master of grotesque.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Even in a town known for incubating distinctive animation talents, Portland-born Bill Plympton is special. Not only is he one of the most iconic animators currently working—his work is recogniza   More
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Swingers Go Wild for Bill Plympton

On my way to Ron Jeremy's Club Sesso last night, I received a phone call from my father. “Be careful at that event, India… there will be some pretty unsavory characters present.” Unsavory? What did that even mean? I was about to go meet Bill Plympton, one of the world's coolest, and crudest, cartoonists!Was he implying that cartoon lovers were seedy? Certainly the club's regulars ...   More
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 India Nicholas

Seven Movies You Should See Before Inception

Sometimes when dreaming, I will come to the sudden realization that everything that has been happening to me in my slumbering reveries is in fact a film that I am watching (for some reason, it is always showing outdoors, at dusk). I don't know whether this recurring epiphany is some act of self-protection by my unconscious or merely an inevitable result of working as a movie critic, but it does ...   More
Friday, July 16, 2010 AARON MESH


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