Brew Views: The Thing

Silly putty.

Brew Views
Everybody’s bustin’ on my Beer and Movie Fest, so why not allow Vincent Canby to join in the fun? He said John Carpenter’s The Thing “aspired to be the quintessential moron movie of the ’80s   More
Wednesday, February 1, 2012 AARON MESH

Beer Bash

Seriously, who picked the flicks for the 2012 Beer and Movie lineup?

Movie Reviews & Stories
1000101011101010101. That’s the opening pixel of Conan the Barbarian as it will appear to future audiences. Good ol’-fashioned film is dying, fast, as cheaper, digital projectors now control a   More
Wednesday, February 1, 2012 WW MOVIE STAFF

Brew Views: Thief

The long Caan.

Brew Views
The movie highlight reel has become one of the dependable enjoyments of the Internet—if you want to see The Big Lebowski or Scarface trimmed to only their F-bombs, you’re in your element—but i   More
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 AARON MESH

Portlandia Premiere Sells Out

Movies & Television
Looks like people really want to see this Portlandia thing. Just hours after WW reported yesterday that the Hollywood Theatre and Beer and Movie were presenting a preview screening of Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen's comedy-on-fixies IFC series, the 350 tickets for the Jan. 14 show sold out. (UPDATE, 4:43 pm: Folks at the Hollywood Theatre box office tell me that while screening tickets are ...   More
Friday, January 7, 2011 AARON MESH

Portlandia Premieres Next Friday at Hollywood Theatre (Also, It's the Return of Beer and Movie)

Movies & Television
Portlandia, Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein's making-fun-of-Portland TV series that perhaps you heard about, debuts on cable's Independent Film Channel on Jan. 21. What's that? You can't wait that long? You want to see the series a full week early? You want to see it on a movie screen, while drinking a beer made specially for the occasion? You want to see two episodes at once? You want to see ...   More
Thursday, January 6, 2011 AARON MESH

Second Portlandia Preview Screening Added at Hollywood Theatre; Colin Meloy Now Playing Afterparty

Movies & Television
The Hollywood Theatre's phones were apparently ringing all through the weekend with people hoping against hope they could somehow get into the sold-out preview screening of Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen's Stumptown comedy series Portlandia. Hope triumphs: A second show has been added at 10 pm Friday, Jan. 14. Like the 7:30 pm show, it'll have both episodes of Portlandia, plus stand-up comedy ...   More
Tuesday, January 11, 2011 AARON MESH

It Is Our Pleasure To Introduce You To Beer And Movies

In an uncharacteristic bout of humility, WW's screen editor, Aaron Mesh, has decided to forgo self-promotion and asked me to announce his latest undertaking. I am happy to oblige: Ladies and Gentlemen and Other Sundry Persons, please join me in welcoming Beer And Movie Fest, the city's newest film festival. A joint venture between Mesh, SuperTrash film festival organizer Jacques Boyreau and Beer ...   More
Friday, January 29, 2010 BEN WATERHOUSE


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