PIFF By The Numbers*

A graphical breakdown of this year’s Portland International Film Festival.

Movie Reviews & Stories
* To the best of our hazy, hung-over recollection. 2 In Ernest & Celestine (France), a mouse and a bear become lifelong friends. 3 In It’s All So Quiet (The Netherlands), this involves lots of   More
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 WW Staff

Taste of Tanasbourne Attracts Unexpected Visitors

If you were out and about during last weekend's heatwave, you may have heard about the Taste of Tanasbourne, an outdoor festival created to showcase local Hillsboro and surrounding area businesses. Put on by P-Town Productions, the event featured local musicians and vendors selling handmade arts and crafts, food and wine. The festival was located in a field directly where the new Kaiser Permanente ...   More
Tuesday, August 19, 2008 Anna Dukehart

A Great Deal Less Awful Than One Would Expect: Beverly Hills Chihuahua Reviewed

The Taco Bell spokesmammals were screened for critics after WW press deadlines: Beverly Hills Chihuahua Early in Disney's talking-dog comedy Beverly Hills Chihuahua, as one of the human characters realizes that the titular pocket pooch has gone missing in Mexico, he asks, “Donde esta Chloe?,” a throwaway question that the movie bothers to translate with an English subtitle. Even ...   More
Tuesday, September 30, 2008 AARON MESH

Nobody Works AnyMore: Quintuple Methadone Dose For Pachyderm Junkie

Nobody Works Any More: Animal Edition! First thing, let's get the cuteness out of the way: Okay, on to the news: The elephant in the room. The BBC reports that handlers fed an Asian elephant heroin-spiked bananas, which seems totally irresponsible. Strategically placed stickers and flesh-colored underwear. PETA pays hot, sexy, desperate models to go "nude" for PR animal rights. 13 ...   More
Monday, September 8, 2008 Tony Piff

Coraline in the City: Laika's Red-Carpet Night in Photos

Last night's world premiere of Laika's Coraline was everything it was cracked up to be: Swank, star-studded and self-congratulatory. The gala at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall began with a red-carpet press scrum, with reporters and photographers jostling for the opportunity to ask Dakota Fanning what she thought of Portland ("It's beautiful") and query Phil Knight about whether his $70 million ...   More
Friday, February 6, 2009 AARON MESH


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