FILM

Portland Film Festival Guide and Movie Madlib

The ambitious new fest returns with appearances by RJ Mitte (Breaking Bad), Haley Joel Osment (The Sixth Sense), and Jason Momoa (Game of Thrones). Aug 26–Sept 1

08/21/2014 By Aaron Scott

JUST BECAUSE

Ninja Turtles... in Astoria!

Before Michael Bay's dubstep-tastic reboot next month, we revisit Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III, when Astoria doubled as ancient Japan.

07/11/2014 By Peter Holmstrom

Article

You Think You Know Wes Anderson? Take Our Quiz, Then Watch His Film Festival

Test your knowledge of Wes's World, then rewatch his films, plus the movies that influenced him, at NW Film Center. July 12–Aug 31

07/09/2014 By Schuyler Keenan

FILM

'The Discoverers' Puts an Oregon Spin on the Dysfunctional-Family Indie Comedy

Starring Griffin Dunne and Stuart Margolin, the story of a family dropped into a Lewis and Clark reenactment trek thrives with sharp, and sometimes heartwarming, dialogue. Now at the Fox Tower.

06/25/2014 By Schuyler Keenan

FILM

Toby Froud’s New Puppet Film Returns Us to the Magical World of ‘Labyrinth’ and ‘The Dark Crystal’

The baby from ‘Labyrinth’ grew up to make his own film, and if the world premiere is any indication, audiences are ready to return to the enchanting realm of puppet goblins, faeries, and imagination.

06/23/2014 By Aaron Scott

FILM

Toby, the Baby from Labyrinth, Grows Up to Be a Goblin King—in Portland

“The babe with the power” now works at Laika and is screening a new goblin movie of his own making. He tells us about growing up surrounded by faeries, and what he did to David Bowie the first time they met.

06/19/2014 By Aaron Scott

INTERVIEW

Jesse Eisenberg Gets In Touch With His Inner Oregonian

The Social Network star on filming Night Moves in Southern Oregon.

06/02/2014 By Aaron Scott

NORTHWEST EVENTS

Goonies Day is Almost Here!

Starting June 6, Astoria pulls out the stops to celebrate the '80s cult classic. Yes, it's a thing.

05/15/2014 By Nicole Cordier

THEATER

Everything You Need to Know about OCT's 'The Giver'

We chart the path of the Newbery-winning novel from book to hit OCT play to Jeff Bridges-starring movie. Thru May 18

05/07/2014 By Peter Holmstrom

JUST BECAUSE

Oregon's Beauty Captured in Stunning Slow Motion

From downtown Portland to frozen Multnomah Falls, Uncage the Soul brings Oregon's sights to life with stunning slow motion and time lapse videos.

04/25/2014 By Nicole Cordier

CLASSICAL

John Williams Takes the Symphony to a Galaxy Far, Far Away

One of the greatest movie composers of all time comes to town to conduct songs from Star Wars, Superman, Indiana Jones, and more on April 28.

04/22/2014 By Peter Holmstrom

FILM

The Inside Look at Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel

Critic Matt Zoller Seitz tells us five things that set the movie apart from Anderson's other films. Opening Friday

03/13/2014 By Lexy Folkes

FILM

Exclusive PDX Screening of Experimental Film MMXIII

An Oregon filmmaker takes his latest project online in an experiment in distribution, and we're participating! Feb 27-March 2

02/27/2014 By Molly Woodstock

TELEVISION

QUIZ: Truth or Portlandia?

Can you distinguish the wackiness of Portlandia from the weirdness of real-life Portland in preview of the show's fourth season.

02/26/2014 By Molly Woodstock

FILM

December's Festive Films

Portland movie theaters have got holiday movies to make even the Scroogiest among us smile.

12/04/2013 By Roxanne Davis

INTERVIEW

Q&A: Director John Waters on Christmas

The infamous filmmaker hits PDX with his one-man holiday bonanza. But first, he tells us about loving Justin Bieber, why Santa is gay, and 'Portlandia.' Dec 6

11/18/2013 By Aaron Scott

FILM + Slideshow

Reese Witherspoon Goes Wild on Twitter

The actress is filming Cheryl Strayed's 'Wild' in Oregon and sharing it via Twitter. We've got a slideshow of her journey so far.

11/14/2013 By Ally Bordas

FILM

NW Filmmakers’ Festival Preview & Ticket Contest

We’ve got the scoop on this year’s award-winning flicks and opening night tickets to give away. Nov. 8-16

11/05/2013 By Molly Woodstock

FILM

Q&A: Kyle Alvarez on Being the First to Direct a David Sedaris Story

The filmmaker convinced Sedaris to let him direct “C.O.G.,” a short story from ‘Naked’ that takes place in Oregon. The film opens Oct 4 at the Hollywood Theater. Jonathan Groff and Denis O’Hare star.

10/01/2013 By Molly Woodstock

CULTURE

Newberg's Drive-In Keeps Americana Alive

How the historic 99W Drive-In keeps an all-American dream flickering for the next generation of movie lovers.

09/03/2013 By Katie Gourley