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Mutant Moth Monsters and Tom McCall: What to Watch in Portland's Repertory Theaters September2-8.


Also Showing:Church of Film begins its monthlong French Film Fantastique series with La Nuit Fantistique, the story of a narcoleptic who finds the woman of his dreams during a particularly vivid nap. North Star Ballroom. 9 pm Wednesday, Sept. 2. For this year’s 48 Hour Film Festival, teams had two days to come up with a short involving legal weed, a tic...   More
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 by AP KRYZA

Bat Country

Fear and Loathing’s double-edged impact is decadent and depraved.

Movie Reviews & Stories
It was somewhere around the fall of 1998 when Hunter S. Thompson became a go-to Halloween costume.  The great gonzo journalist was no longer prolific, but his impact endured thanks to Fear and    More
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 AP KRYZA

Ingrid Bergman’s 100th birthday and Tom Cruise's Tighty-Whiteys: What to Watch in Portland's Repertory Cinemas Aug. 21-Sept. 1


Also Showing: Church of Film brings its unique form of deep-cut cinematic evangelism to the Clinton with Argentinean director Hugo Santiago’s samurai-inspired lost classic Invasion. Clinton Street Theater. 7:30 pm Wednesday, Aug. 26. Re-Run Theater turns Japanese with a triple-threat of shlocktastic classics Speed Racer, Star Blaze...   More
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 by AP KRYZA

Criminal Arts

Local filmmakers rally for their bank-robbing brother.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Experimental filmmaker Joe Gibbons has always been an iconoclast, a man whose filmic persona and real personality were often blurred. Even his friends had a hard time telling which parts of his life   More
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 AP KRYZA

Robin Williams in Drag and Classic Killers: What to Watch in Portland's Repertory Cinemas Aug. 19-25


Weird Wednesday puts the crap on hold for a free screening of a genuine classic, Fritz Lang’s M, one of the first—and still best—serial killer dramas. Joy Cinema. 9:30 pm Wednesday, Aug. 19. Portland Anarchist Black Cross presents Incident at Oglala, a film about a 1975 conflict between Natives and the FBI in South Dakota that left two agents dead. The scr...   More
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 by AP KRYZA

Cage Match

Face/Off is even weirder than you remember.

Movie Reviews & Stories
In 1997, Hong Kong action auteur John Woo unleashed his third, and best, American offering, Face/Off (Laurelhurst Theater, Aug. 21-27). The blockbuster combined the director’s signature style—doub   More
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 AP KRYZA

The Mighty Masked

CineLuchaFest unleashes the wide world of Mexploitation madness.

Movie Reviews & Stories
American superheroes deal with quite a lot. The Avengers had to put aside their egos to save humanity from an army of sentient robots. Batman had to balance his thirst for vengeance with his moral cod   More
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 AP KRYZA

Erotic Marriage 2.0 and Eddie Murphy: What to Watch in Portland's Repertory Cinemas Aug. 5-11


Church of Film rolls out a series of shorts and features spanning the early cinematic histories of Columbia and Peru. North Star Ballroom. 8 pm Wednesday, Aug. 5.  Pix hosts (horrifying!) Christmas in August with Gremlins. Pix Patisserie. Dusk, Wednesday, Aug. 5. Weird Wednesday lives up to its name with 1973’s The Hunchback of the Morgue, ha...   More
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 by AP KRYZA

Fever Dreams

The Druid Underground Film Fest brings the crazy to Clinton Street.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Satan walks among us, and he has a big, red erection. Normally, the image of the Prince of Darkness casually strolling around full-mast would give a moviegoer pause. But at the Druid Undergrou   More
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 AP KRYZA

Thai Bruisers and Hong Kong Gamblers: What to Watch in Portland Repertory Cinemas July 29-August 4


Also playing: Re-Run Theater ditches its socks for its annual Miami Vice celebration with an airing of Season 2 premiere “The Prodigal Son,” complete with wine coolers and an appearance by love-interest star Susan Hess. Hollywood Theatre. 7:30 pm Wednesday, July 29. Frances Ford Coppola’s masterful paranoid thriller The Conversation</...   More
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 by AP KRYZA

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