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FILM

Our 11 Picks for the Portland International Film Festival

From Icelandic sheep farmers to a Hong Kong song-and-dance number, a famed French restaurateur to a surrealist Colin Farrell caper, here are the 11 films at PIFF we’re seriously stoked to see.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson and Fiona McCann
  • Published 02/11/2016

THE ESSENTIALS

February's Pop Culture Hot List

The art, the film festival, the concert, and the book you can't miss this month.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 01/27/2016

FILM FESTIVAL

POWFest to Host Twilight Director Catherine Hardwicke

Portland's annual women's film festival is bringing award-winning director Catherine Hardwicke to town in March, as part of the lineup for POWFest 2016.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 01/19/2016

TRAVEL NEWS

Hollywood Theatre to Open a Cinema Inside PDX Airport

Add one more reason to the list of why Portland’s airport is ranked #1 in the country.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 01/06/2016

FILM

Desperately Seeking Fashion

The Hollywood Theatre continues its Fashion in Film series with Madonna on the big screen!

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 01/05/2016

FILM

14 Fashion Films to Get You Through the Holidays

From 1954's White Christmas to this year's Iris, we have over 24 hours worth of stylish films to fill time.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 12/21/2015

FILM

Portland Writer Daniel H. Wilson's Sci-Fi Vision Nets Major Movie Deal—Again

First there was Robopocalypse, with DreamWorks snapping up the movie rights and Steven Spielberg signing on to direct. Now local writer Daniel H. Wilson has done it again, with a major deal with Fox for his still-unfinished novel Avtomat.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 12/17/2015

OUTDOORS

A Northwest Filmmaker Is Standing Up to Oregon's Logging Industry

Peeling back the "emerald curtain"—strips of trees left around certain clearcuts—Shane Anderson wants to show Oregonians what's really going on in our forests.

  • By Emma Mannheimer
  • Published 11/24/2015

A NEW HOPE

How A Couple of Portland Guys Saved Star Wars

OK, we exaggerate. By a lot. But when JJ Abrams calls to chat about his movie, it’s natural to jump to hyperbole.

  • By Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 11/23/2015

FILM FESTIVAL

Dan Savage Returns With 11th HUMP! Festival

HUMP!, the Pacific Northwest’s amateur dirty film festival, is back for its 11th year. We spoke to festival creator Dan Savage about Tinder, sex trends, and why he’s giving thanks to Apple.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 11/03/2015

BEHIND THE SCENES

The Shining Fashion Tribute: How We Did It

Relive the horror of The Shining this Halloween with a look back at our very DIY October fashion feature.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 10/30/2015

FILM

Hey, McFly—the Future is Now!

One Portlander is traveling (two hours) into the future as part of her Back to the Future Day observance. What have you got planned?

  • By Margaret Seiler
  • Published 10/21/2015

5 THINGS ABOUT

What's Next for Portland's Animation Powerhouse Laika?

The Hillsboro HQ of films like Boxtrolls, Coraline, and ParaNorman is working on its next masterpiece.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 10/19/2015

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do in Portland This Weekend: Oct 1–4

Anchorman's David Koechner stands up, Elizabeth Gilbert brings big magic, and musical Cuba Libre sets fire to Stumptown.

  • By Brandon Staley and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 09/30/2015

FILM

What’s It Like Growing Up Black in West Linn?

Melissa Lowery is black, and she grew up in a predominantly white suburb of one of the country’s whitest cities. Her film Black Girl in Suburbia unpacks that experience for teenage girls living it today.

  • By Katelyn Best
  • Published 09/29/2015

HAPPENINGS

Fashion in Film Bites Into Bram Stoker's Dracula

The Hollywood Theater's quarterly Fashion in Film series pays tribute to Francis Ford Coppola's epic telling (and costuming) of Dracula. Gary Oldman, and Winona Ryder alert!

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 09/28/2015

CABIN FEVER

Incredible Fall Looks Inspired by Stanley Kubrick's 'The Shining'

Thirty-five years after The Shining first hit the big screen, we pay homage to Kubrick's masterpiece with woolly sweaters, plaid flannels, and sinister sisters.

  • By Holly Andres and Eden Dawn
  • Published 09/21/2015

BIG PICTURE

This Is the Photo of Timberline Lodge that Inspired The Shining's Overlook Hotel

Beautiful? Yes. Creepy? Hell yes. We look back at Ray Atkeson's haunting shot.

  • Published 09/21/2015

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News

The 'Gusbandry' web series premieres at the Portland Film Festival on Friday. Plus good news for Portland's arts community: there's a new theater space coming to Old Town this fall.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 09/03/2015

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Labor Day Weekend

Winding up summer with the Oregon Symphony's Waterfront Concert, the Portland Film Festival, and Art in the Pearl. And! Ben Harper, Bill Papas, and riot grrrls.

  • By Megan Haverman and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 09/02/2015
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