Once again I take to the Internets to declare, like it or not, that the 1990s were an influential decade in fashion. From iconic grunge plaid looks to hip-hop neon bursts, there was a lot to offer. Come February, the Hollywood is hosting a series of one-night screenings of Bush/Clinton era flicks where style overflows. Let the chokers and tiny round sunglasses commence.
7:30 p.m. Mon, Feb 3, 2020, Hollywood Theater, $9
The Fashion in Film series (hosted by me, hi!) screens Cameron Crowe's Singles Monday Feb 3. Watch a band of single Seattleites wield soul patches, babydoll dresses, and flowing locks in this 1992 classic with cameos galore (Eddie Vedder being goofy! Chris Cornell acting for 30 seconds! Alice in Chains playing a set!).
9:30 p.m. Fri, Feb 7, 2020, Hollywood Theater, $9
Hosted by Hollywood Community Programmer and Queer Horror's Anthony Hudson, the Mondo Trasho series is all about the "the finest in filth." This time around they're screening the Denise Richards and Neve Campbell 1998 camp classic Wild Things.
7:30 p.m. Sat, Feb 15, 2020, Hollywood Theater, $9
Ok, ok, technically Spike Lee's universally acclaimed film came out in 1989. But since it hit the 1990 awards circuit and helped usher in the color blocked aesthetics of the decade, we're including it. The Portland Black Film Festival presents the flick focused on the rising racial tensions in Brooklyn on the hottest day of the year.