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FASHION SHOW

Sci-Fi Classic The Fifth Element Meets High Fashion

A screening of the 1997 sci-fi flick inspires a local fashion show.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 07/06/2016

PROFILE

As a Comic Book Writer, David Walker Finds Both His Medium and His Moment

“There’s not a lot of people of color in comics that aren’t green or purple,” the Portlander says.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 04/22/2016

FILM

The Portland Monthly Staff Reacts To The Star Wars Rogue One Trailer

Judge us as you will.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 04/07/2016

FASHION IN FILM

Winona Ryder, the Gap, and '90s Chokers on the Big Screen

The Hollywood Theatre's Fashion in Film series goes full Gen X with a one-time showing of Reality Bites.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 04/07/2016

VIDEO ART

Portland Filmmaker Vanessa Renwick's New Installation Promises an 'Avalanche of Awful'

From neutered dogs to ghastly new apartment buildings to melting glaciers, Next Level Fucked Up chronicles the ways humans screw with the world.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson
  • Published 03/23/2016

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 3-6

Cat-inspired improv, teddy bear shamanism, stilt-walking saxophonists, and a superhero battle royale. Brace yourself.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson, Sylvia Randall-Muñoz, and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 03/03/2016

SPRING ARTS

Your Guide to the 2016 Spring Arts Season

From thrash metal to Thornton Wilder, acrobat lumberjacks to Leon Bridges, we present our picks for the season’s sweetest tickets.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 03/01/2016

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb 25–28

Lewis Black puts on his angry face, New Orleans funk comes to the Crystal, and Romeo and Juliet do some pirouettes. Send February out with a bang.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 02/25/2016

MOVIES

Catherine Hardwicke on Movies, Money, and Misogyny in Tinseltown

The acclaimed director of Twilight and Thirteen comes to town for POWFest, with advice for aspiring female filmmakers.

  • By Jack Rushall
  • Published 02/23/2016

WEEKEND GETAWAY

A Giant Outdoor Movie Screen on the Oregon Coast? YES, PLEASE.

Gold Beach’s Pacific Reef Hotel has a theater-size movie screen just yards from the ocean.

  • By Sarah Hopwood
  • Published 02/19/2016

FILM

Wildlife at Malheur Takes Back the Spotlight with New Film Screening

A film made over 10 years showcasing the refuge and its protected wildlife gets its first screening in Portland, with a live soundtrack by Skip vonKuske.

  • By Sarah Hopwood
  • Published 02/18/2016

POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb 18–21

The PDX Jazz Fest pays tribute to the legacy of John Coltrane, films from all over the globe hit screens all over Portland, and a "slow tech" devotee takes on the digital age. Happy weekend, everybody.

  • By Rebecca Jacobson and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 02/18/2016

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
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