Film & Television

True Crime

Lifetime Movie Brings Daniel Brophy Murder to the Small Screen

Cybill Shepherd and Steve Guttenberg star in the ripped-from-the-headlines made-for-TV movie about the murder of a local chef and culinary instructor.

01/13/2023 By Margaret Seiler

Year in Review

The Best Oregon-Made Books, Films, Music, Theater, and Art of 2022

From a Decemberist’s spine-chilling ghost story to a joyful album from an old Portland master, 2022 was the year the arts roared back to life.

12/14/2022 By Conner Reed

Food on TV

Q&A: Netflix’s Snack vs Chef Features Portland Chef and Baker Luna Contreras

Contreras, along with other chefs, food scientists, and bakers, recreated classic corner store snacks in the new TV cooking competition show.

12/07/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Film

Inside Guillermo del Toro’s Portland-Made Pinocchio

The decade-in-the-making stop-motion spectacle sets Collodi’s classic tale against the backdrop of Fascist Italy. It opens in Portland November 23.

11/23/2022 By Conner Reed

Sports on TV

Where to Watch the Qatar 2022 World Cup in Portland, with Game Schedule

Some bars will open early for soccer games, while some open at 7 a.m. year-round. And it's the last hurrah for Toffee Club, which will close in December.

11/19/2022 By Margaret Seiler

Books

Reese Witherspoon Wasn’t at the Portland Book Festival, Per Se

Taylor Jenkins Reid, Tom Perrotta, and other Witherspoon-adjacent authors came out for the 2022 Portland Book Festival.

11/08/2022 By Matthew Trueherz

Photo Essay

Portland Is One of America's Great Moviegoing Towns

The Rose City is overflowing with ornate, independent movie houses. We zeroed in on 7.

11/01/2022 By Conner Reed Photography by Michael Novak

Soccer

Where to Watch the Portland Thorns in the NWSL Final on Saturday, October 29

6 local bars are official ‘pub partners’ of the soccer team, including the Sports Bra and Prost!, and will be showing the game on CBS.

10/27/2022 By Margaret Seiler

Film Review

Portland-Made Wendell & Wild Is a Head-Spinning Display of Craftsmanship

The latest dispatch from the minds of Jordan Peele and Henry Selick is an overstuffed, overstimulating feast of delicious stop-motion animation.

10/24/2022 By Conner Reed

Business

What Happened after Shark Tank for These Oregon Entrepreneurs?

An Oregonian hit paydirt on the first episode of this season. But what about seasons gone by?

10/18/2022 By Julia Silverman

Film

Where to Watch Horror Movies on the Big Screen in Portland This Halloween

The city's stalwart repertory theaters are ready to bring a chill to your October.

10/12/2022 By Conner Reed

Cinemas

The Hollywood Theatre Gets a Makeover

The iconic Portland cinema’s façade receives a long-awaited renovation.

10/11/2022 By Conner Reed

Film Review

Showing Up Brings Portland to NYFF

Kelly Reichardt’s latest lowkey gem offers a portrait of the artist as a grunt worker.

10/10/2022 By Conner Reed

Feature

Remembering Vampira and Tarantula Ghoul, Oregon’s Scream Queens

Inside the legacies of two Oregon-grown horror hosts.

10/03/2022 By Conner Reed Illustrations by Patrick Leger

Film

13 Oregon-Made Halloween Flicks to Add to Your Queues This October

From a Disney Channel original to an ’80s Daryl Hannah slasher, these homegrown horror films will spruce up your October programming.

09/26/2022 By Conner Reed

Pop Culture Deep Dive

What Is Going On with Our Relationship to Don’t Worry Darling?

As a movie, the Olivia Wilde–helmed thriller is drawing unflattering comparisons to ‘Black Mirror.’ As tabloid fodder, it might mark cultural inflection point.

09/12/2022 By Conner Reed

Film

The Trailer for Jordan Peele’s New Portland-Made Stop-Motion Feature Is Here

‘Wendell & Wild’ hits Netflix October 28.

09/06/2022 By Conner Reed

Food on TV

Lovely’s Fifty Fifty—and Our Own Karen Brooks—Will Star in Netflix’s Chef’s Table: Pizza

Sarah Minnick’s Mississippi Avenue pizzeria and ice cream shop gets some much-deserved attention.

09/02/2022 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Film

Baby Fever Is a Monstrously Good Portland-Made Horror Flick

The pregnancy-centered, candy-colored short from Hannah May Cumming is making a splash on the festival circuit.

08/26/2022 By Conner Reed

Television

This Oregon Couple (and Their Goat) Star in a New Discovery+ Series

Chad, Cate, and Frankie make for lovely company on episode three of animal-centric docuseries ‘The Bond.’

08/05/2022 By Conner Reed