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Hoverboards, Hungarian Folklore and Homer Groening: 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. Groening isn’t the only artist getting love from Midcentury Oregon Genius. The series also presents Heaven and Earth Magic...   More
 
Thursday, January 15, 2015 by AP KRYZA

Ctrl-Alt-Delete: Blackhat Reviewed

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Critic's Grade: C-
Never mind Thor’s ability to fly and channel lightning. Forget about George Kirk’s ability to fly a spacecraft, or James Hunt’s mastery of high-speed automotive races. In Blackhat, Chris Hemsworth puts his previous roles to shame by portraying a dude who can type, like, 250 words per minute.
As Nicholas Hathaway, Hemsworth types the living shit out of ...   More
 
Thursday, January 15, 2015 by AP KRYZA

Have a Cow: Simpsons Creator Matt Groening To Attend His Father’s Retrospective

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Well, that bigulated quickly: Just yesterday, we reported pretty extensively on the upcoming retrospective on Homer Groening, which will feature a panel discussion with the likes of Bill Plympton and Lisa Groening. But what we didn’t know—since it was kept under wraps until just now�...   More
 
Thursday, January 15, 2015 by AP KRYZA

AP Film Studies: Homer’s Odyssey

A Homer Groening retrospective reveals an overlooked genius.


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It’d be fair to assume that when Matt Groening named Homer Simpson after his father, he also gave the cartoon buffoon his dad’s personality. That couldn’t be further from the truth. Beca   More
 
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 AP KRYZA

Christopher Walken, Hulk Hogan and One of the Best Martial Arts Films Ever: 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.Pedro Almodóvar’s breakout film, 1988’s Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, is the dir...   More
 
Thursday, January 8, 2015 by AP KRYZA

Inherent Vice: Movie Review

Inherent Vice is decadent, depraved and wonderful.


Movie Reviews & Stories
In Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Hunter S. Thompson scribed a stirring eulogy for the Summer of Love. “We were riding the crest of a high and beautiful wave,” he wrote. “Five years lat   More
 
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 AP KRYZA

AP Film Studies: Anime 101

OMSI unleashes three landmarks of Japanese animation.


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When most of us think of anime, we imagine gigantic-eyed otaku heroines with mystical powers and tiny skirts. We think of gigantic robots, ultra-cute kitties, Poké Balls, shrill squeals and s   More
 
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 AP KRYZA

Tears in Rain, Muppets on a Boat and Cyborg Counterterrorists: 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.Sequel Month kicks off with Die Hard 2, wherein the same thing happens to the same guy, just ...   More
 
Friday, January 2, 2015 by AP KRYZA

AP Film Studies: Punks In Space

Repo Man’s Alex Cox blasts off with Bill, The Galactic Hero.


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Back in the early ’80s, Liverpudlian director Alex Cox had just finished his debut feature, Repo Man, a twisted punk-rock crime comedy starring Emilio Estevez. But the film had yet to become a   More
 
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 AP KRYZA

White Russians, Evil Robots and Buckets of Gore: 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.Screw dreaming of a white Christmas. The Clinton Street is dreaming of white Russians, particul...   More
 
Thursday, December 25, 2014 by AP KRYZA
 

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