Brew Views: Pieta

Revenge served cold.

Brew Views
In the first 10 minutes of Pieta, the latest feature from internationally renowned director Kim Ki-duk, a man in a wheelchair hangs himself, another loudly humps a pillow on his bed, and a third   More
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 ROBERT HAM

Brew Views: No

Say sí.

Brew Views
During the 1988 election in Chile that led to the ouster of Augusto Pinochet, TV advertising played as major a role in the political process as traditional campaigning: For 27 days, each side ha   More
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 ROBERT HAM

Brew Views: The Silent Partner

Canadian caper.

Brew Views
Just how über ’70s is Daryl Duke’s The Silent Partner? Elliot Gould (check) stars as Miles, a milquetoast bank teller and budding lothario (check) who inadvertently provokes the murderous rag   More
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 MARSHALL WALKER LEE

Brew Views: The Master

Paging Tom Cruise.

Brew Views
Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master is the film Scientology maybe doesn’t want you to see. But while it makes deliberate allusions to L. Ron Hubbard’s sci-fi pseudo-religion, that’s not wh   More
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Brew Views: Tremors

Can of worms.

Brew Views
In an alternate universe, or in other hands, the 1990 cult creature feature Tremors would be damned to infamy as a Syfy original movie. This is, after all, a film about a bunch of gun-loving redne   More
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 AP KRYZA

It’s Gonna Last You For The Rest Of Your Life

Brew Views
Yes, it does feel like Bill Murray was in this space before, doesn’t it? But it’s hard to object to déjà vu when the subject is Groundhog Day, which ranks with Rushmore...   More
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 AARON MESH

Hollywood Theatre Adding Beer and Wine Next Year

Movies & Television
Add the Hollywood Theatre to the ranks of arthouses serving suds: The 1927 movie palace, run by the non-profit Film Action Oregon, has applied with the Oregon Liquor Control Commission for an alcohol license--and confirms that it will begin serving beer and wine with its independent films next year. "I think [beer has] just become as standard as popcorn, particularly in Portland," says Film Action ...   More
Friday, December 3, 2010 AARON MESH


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