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Drunken Dogs, Blood-Drinking Beasts and Bad Cockney Accents: This Week's Movie Revivals

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Every week, AP Kryza of AP Film Studies brings you the best revival screenings around town. Most of these theaters serve beer. Plan accordingly. The NW Film Center dedicates the week to some of the finest looks at World War I, including Jean Renoir’s The Grand Illusion<...   More
 
Thursday, November 20, 2014 by AP KRYZA

AP Film Studies: Insane in the Ukraine

The psychedelic mania of Ivan Kupalo.


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With imagery that makes Dali’s surrealism look like a kids’ coloring book—pig-riding demons, bleeding bread, slain children—and enough psychedelic color washes to give Dario Argento a    More
 
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 AP KRYZA

Rabies, Replicants and Revolution: This Week's Movie Revivals

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Every week, AP Kryza of AP Film Studies brings you the best revival screenings around town. Most of these theaters serve beer. Plan accordingly.The PDX Latin American Film Fest presents Of Love and Other Demons, director Hilda Hidalgo’s divisive adaptation of Gabriel García Márquez’s coming-of-age-with-rabies drama.    More
 
Thursday, November 13, 2014 by AP KRYZA

AP Film Studies: Also Showing 11/12/14

Rabies, replicants and revolution.


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Professor AP Kryza is currently stuck outside Rapid City, S.D., a victim in the icy grasp of winter storm Astro. He took a break from nagging his sister to show him North by Northwest filming lo   More
 
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 AP KRYZA

Tongue-Twisting Rogues, Break-Dancing Mummies and the "Buddha Finger" Technique: This Week's Movie Revivals

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Every week, AP Kryza of AP Film Studies brings you the best revival screenings around town. Most of these theaters serve beer. Plan accordingly.Is Steven Spielberg’s Hook—with Robin Williams as an adult Peter Pan, Dustin Hoffman as a giant ham in a wig, and its legio...   More
 
Thursday, November 6, 2014 by AP KRYZA

Interstellar

Christopher Nolan aces art class but flunks astronomy.


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Christopher Nolan is Hollywood’s most masterful huckster: a blockbuster auteur who uses incredible sleight of hand to elevate into art what other directors would leave as garbage. He is the ki   More
 
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 AP KRYZA

AP Film Studies: H.I. and Mighty

Raising Arizona and the art of loquacious lowlifes.


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Did somebody tell the Coen brothers to shut up? ILLUSTRATION: Allison KerekMaybe it’s a response to Tom Hanks’ silver-tongued jackass in the reviled 2004 remake of The Ladykillers, but with th   More
 
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 AP KRYZA

French Sci-Fi, Knife Fights and Unicorns: This Week's Revival Screenings

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Every week, AP Kryza of AP Film Studies brings you the best revival screenings around town. Most of these theaters serve beer. Plan accordingly.Bad Movie Nite returns to the Clinton Street, this time featuring a live performance by campfire-inspired songwriter Son of Sekonza and a...   More
 
Thursday, October 30, 2014 by AP KRYZA

Rubbernecking: Nightcrawler Reviewed

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Critic's Grade: B+With eyes bulging from his gaunt skull like a Chihuahua trapped in an industrial vise, Jake Gyllenhaal is an unnervingly strange sight to behold when he walks onto the screen in Nightcrawler. And that’s before his character, Lou Bloom, even opens his mouth.Once Lou starts chattering—and boy, does Lou chatter—what emerges is one of the slimiest, most disarming ...   More
 
Thursday, October 30, 2014 by AP KRYZA

AP Film Studies: Bleeding Kansas

The creepy, logical consequences of Return to Oz.


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Dorothy Gale is facing lobotomy. Oz is a wasteland dominated by a giant rock monster. An evil witch with a collection of interchangeable heads roams the land, while the folks walking a destroyed   More
 
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 AP KRYZA
 

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