[PROTO-GOTH] The latest enfant terrible climbing the charts and roiling the blogs, Lorde recorded her debut album, Pure Heroine,
at the tender age of 16 and became the youngest artist to top the
[DAMAGED ROOTS] For nearly two decades, Casey
Neill has been filtering post-hardcore energies through an Americana
muse for tales of wry lamentation, and the barroom mythologizing wed to
painstaking craft has never sounded so perfectly realized.
Movies & TelevisionFollowing each new episode of Grimm's third season, contributing fantasy journalist Jay Horton will annotate the notable flora, fauna, places of interest, and objets d'occult. Austria
Oh, Vienna: Imperial tyrant, eternal nemesis of Portland and all of the liberty and equality and rumpled-casual wardrobes promised to manimals who yearn to breathe free. As the third...
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For reasons not worth detailing here, this review of Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa arrives a wee bit overdue. Critic's Grade: B+
Entering theaters 11 years to the day after the first Jackass release deliriously exceeded all expectations and made apocalyptic headlines across the country, Bad Grandpa became the franchise's fourth consecutive release to debut wi...
Movies & TelevisionEscape Plan screened after WW press deadlines, but critic Jay Horton was there for the Stallone and the Schwarzenegger. Critic's Grade: C+
A quarter century ago, when dinosaurs strode the earth, American cinema was dominated by an unlamented breed of leaden, clunky, ginormous vehicles constructed to flatter the specific charms and mask the woeful limitations of...
A reward awaits the first person who solves this mystery before the Sherlock Holmes exhibit opens at OMSI.
Hours too late, amid houses of
disturbingly accurate repute, I searched for the Great Critic. Or, at
least, I searched for where the Great Critic always was, at a bar near
the bridge, prec
Whatever the reasons for our current
cultural embrace of the zombie apocalypse, live theater has largely been
spared the plague. It is, after all, rather more difficult to convey
the specter of
Movie Reviews & Stories
At its heart, surfing is an intensely cinematic sport—the dozens of films, from Step Into Liquid to Point Break,
must outnumber all golf and hockey movies put together—but it’s not an