Last Days: Movie Review

Movie Reviews & Stories
Why it’s Portlandy: The Seattle setting is to Portland as Michael Pitt’s downward spiraling rocker Blake is to Kurt Cobain. There’s an aura of the iconic Pacific Northwest, but we’d rather   More
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 WW Staff

Treasure, Big Trouble and Twin Peaks: What to Watch in Portland's Repertory Cinemas May 6-12


Movies & Television
Editor’s note: AP Kryza has once again disappeared, leaving behind only a cryptic Google search history behind. We’re still trying to ascertain his whereabouts from phrases such as “Swayze etymology,” “Doritos puree,” “sprundlecroft” and “rhymes with meconium.” In the meantime, he did manage to provide a roundup of what’s playing on Portland’s indie screens.   Also ...   More
Monday, May 4, 2015 AP KRYZA

Watch Drugstore Cowboy with Gus Van Sant


Movies & Television
Thursday April 30, you can have a movie date with Portland's favorite film-making son, Gus Van Sant. The director is going to attend his film Drugstore Cowboy, which is screening at the Northwest Film Center as part of their spring Essential Gus Van Sant (& His Influences) series. After the film, he'll do a Q&A, so this is your chance to actually see the guy Portland's film industry ...   More
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 by Enid Spitz

Gus Van Sant, Patron Sant of Portland

NW Film Center pays homage to the Rose City icon.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Between his “Portland trilogy” and mainstream fame from films like Milk, Gus Van Sant helped put this city on the map. With the director debuting a new film at Cannes this year, the Northwes   More
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 JOHN LOCANTHI

AP Film Studies: Portland’s Poet

Walt Curtis on Mala Noche, Portland’s literary history and Hollywood dildos.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Poet Walt Curtis sits in a tiny room in his shared house in Kerns, amid stacks of books and papers and an in-progress abstract nude painting. As the smell of grilled meat wafts in from the Mexican   More
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 AP KRYZA

Scoop: More ASCAP Slaps and Gus Considers Grey

Gossip should have no friends.

CAPPING LAST THURSDAY: Last week, Scoop reported that the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers is cracking down on Portland farmers markets, forcing them to pay licensing fees if they   More
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 WW Culture Staff

No Land of Milk and Honey

Gus Van Sant’s Promised Land wears its heart on its well-tailored sleeve.

Movie Reviews & Stories
There are shots in Gus Van Sant’s Promised Land that could be mistaken for shots in 1991’s My Own Private Idaho: beautiful pastoral scenes, rolling country roads   More
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 REBECCA JACOBSON

Gus: Co-Directors

Local filmmakers Gus Van Sant and Todd Haynes talk fracking, MTV and old Portland.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Todd Haynes, the Portland-based Academy Award-nominated director of Velvet Goldmine, Far From Heaven and the Bob Dylan biopic I’m Not There agreed...   More
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 WW MOVIE STAFF

Gus Among Us: Viva Las Vegas

We asked four Portlanders for their perspectives on Gus Van Sant. Here’s what they said.

Movie Reviews & Stories
VIVA LAS VEGAS, Author and stripper Once upon a time (this is a fairy tale), late on a Tuesday night at Mary’s Club, a posse of handsome, well-dressed men entered the bar and quietly took seats   More
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 WW MOVIE STAFF


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