Silver Screening: What's New in Portland Theaters July 15-21


Movies & Television
 OPENING THIS WEEK  TrainwreckB  Amy Schumer is the absolute tops. She’s right about way more things than she’s wrong about, and she’s absolutely killing it on your Facebook friends’ walls with sketches from her Comedy Central show Inside Amy Schumer, but Trainwreck isn't worth the ticket price. Amy Schumer stars as Amy, a version of herself as a magazine writer ...   More
Friday, July 17, 2015 by Enid Spitz

Roller Skates in Space and Men in Tights: What to Watch in Portland's Repertory Cinemas July 15-21.

Movies & Television
The 1925, graciously Lloyd-Webberless Phantom of the Opera gets the Weird Wednesday treatment. Joy Cinema. 9 pm Wednesday, July 15. For anyone who’s ever wanted to drink with Sam Spade, pairing craft cocktails with The Maltese Falcon is a pretty great prospect. Until you realize Bogart was kind of a mean drunk. Pix Patisserie. Dusk, Wednesday, July 15.  The NW Film Center’s fantastic Top ...   More
Monday, July 13, 2015 AP KRYZA

The Hollywood Theatre is Having Work Done


Movies & Television
Like any aging starlet, Portland's Hollywood Theatre is getting a facelift. The 89-year-old theater will have its clay roof re-tiled, water leaks repaired and facade deep-cleaned (think architectural microdermabrasion) by local construction companies D&R Masonry and Anderson Roofing. Footing the $265,000 bill are a slew of grants from local foundations like the Kinsman, Jackson, ...   More
Thursday, July 9, 2015 ENID SPITZ


Dial M for “meh.”

Movie Reviews & Stories
There’s an inherent danger in pulling back the curtain to reveal the puppeteers behind iconic art. It’s even trickier when the man is Alfred Hitchcock, whose reputation as a dry-witted prankst   More
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 AP KRYZA


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