City Baby Features Fashion

Local film City Baby dresses its characters in cool threads from Portland designers and boutiques.

05/22/2013 By Eden Dawn


Q&A: David Morgan & Cora Benesh from 'City Baby'

A pair of novice filmmakers debut with a feature about Portland ennui, bands, and pretty girls.

05/20/2013 By Sam Coggeshall


Tiffany's Great Gatsby Collection

The jewelry institution designs Jazz Age baubles for the new Gatsby remake.



Tiffany's Meets Great Gatsby

The jewelry institution designs Jazz Age baubles for the new Gatsby remake.

05/14/2013 By Eden Dawn


Q&A: Cult Star Mink Stole on Working with John Waters and Divine

Portland’s queer doc fest opens with the provocative film 'I Am Divine' on May 16, and Stole, Divine’s onscreen nemesis, dishes on the legendary drag queen and his director in advance of coming to town.

04/13/2013 By Aaron Scott


LAIKA Announces Its Third Film

The studio adapts Alan Snow's fantasy novel, 'Here be Monsters,' for an October 2014 release date.

02/08/2013 By Sam Coggeshall


PDX Int'l Film Fest Preview

PIFF kicks off two-weeks and 135 films tonight, and we wade in for some picks and previews.

02/07/2013 By Portland Monthly Staff


Sedaris Goes To Sundance

The highly acclaimed humorist is a reluctant movie subject—until the Oregon-filmed 'C.O.G.'

01/23/2013 By John Chandler


Review: Promised Land

Despite the dreamy reunion of Oscar winners Gus Van Sant and Matt Damon, this story of redemption is one we've all seen before.

01/09/2013 By Sam Coggeshall


5 Questions for Buoy Director Steve Doughton

The ballsy film recently won the Northwest Filmmakers' Festival's narrative feature award and opens at Hollywood Theatre on Wednesday.

11/26/2012 By Naomi Marshall

ticket giveaway

Win Tickets to David Lynch's Blue Velvet

Portland Monthly and Tonkin FIAT screen Lynch's 1986 cult film to benefit local arts school Northwest Academy on Nov. 13

11/08/2012 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

Mapping Portland Film

NW Filmmakers' Fest Preview and Master Chart

We talk with the NW Film Center's festival director about what's in store—and what's not to be missed. The fest runs Nov. 9–18.

11/08/2012 By Aaron Scott


Halloweekend Roundup

13 spooky shows and dance parties that will have you shaking.

10/25/2012 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg


Slide Show: Portland's Film Family Tree

The work of Portland filmmakers has appeared everywhere from the big screen to Michael Jackson music videos to MOMA. Here's a sample.



Portland Film Family Tree

Mapping the connections that make Portland one of the country’s greatest indie film towns

10/16/2012 By Anne Richardson


Semper Film

Gary Mortensen brings images of wars past and present to life.

08/22/2012 By Kristen Hall-Geisler


Twilight’s Portland Premiere

The movie version of _Twilight_, Stephenie Meyer’s vampire book series, opened nationwide on Friday. Scads of Portland locals worked on and acted in the film, which was filmed here earlier this year. Before you get your tickets, flip through our slideshow


Local Royalty

Hollywood Knights

Phil Knight famously made a fortune as a founder of Nike. Now the shoe king and his son Travis are vying for a foothold in the super-competitive world of filmmaking with a cartoon girl named Coraline.

07/24/2012 By Tom McNichol


Movie House Magic

Our Favorite Local Theaters

07/24/2012 By Stacey Wilson

Art Stars

Meet Your Makers

The members of our favorite local rock band, Blitzen Trapper. Meet the newest stars of stage, screen, and sculpture.

07/24/2012 By Martha Calhoon, John Chandler, and Bart Blasengame