Film

Roland Dahwen’s First Feature Film Examines Family Fallout with Intriguing Patience

Borrufa premiered at PIFF last month (before everything went up in flames).

04/03/2020 By Conner Reed

Pomo Picks

Things We Love That Have Nothing to Do with Coronavirus: Week of April 1

The Portland Monthly team shares the non-pandemic content keeping us sane this week.

04/01/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Pomo Picks

Things We Love That Have Nothing to Do with Coronavirus: Week of March 25

The Portland Monthly team shares the non-pandemic stuff that's getting us through the week.

03/25/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Entertainment

Pop Culture to Avoid, from ‘Contagion’ to ‘Black Hole’

This might not be the best time for pandemic horror. Unless that’s your thing.

03/25/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Pomo Picks

Things We Love That Have Nothing to Do With Coronavirus: Week of March 18

The Portland Monthly team shares the non-pandemic stuff that’s keeping us sane.

03/18/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Social Distancing

All the Things You Can Do with Your Library Card That Aren't Going to the Library

Audiobooks, archives, music, and a mind-blowing film selection are yours, courtesy of an internet connection and library card number.

03/17/2020 By Conner Reed

Binge TIme

Oregon-Made Books, Films, TV, and Music to Binge Right Now

Chances are, you're about to be home for a while. Here are some Portland-centric picks to add to your queue.

03/14/2020 By Fiona McCann and Conner Reed

PIFF Review

The Climb Is a Formally Audacious Buddy Comedy with a Glaring Gender Problem

Michael Angelo Covino's first feature is impressive, funny, and troubling.

03/09/2020 By Conner Reed

Film

Feminist March Takes Over the Hollywood Theatre

The cinema boasts an entire month of programming dedicated to women's contribution to film! Here are five you can't miss.

03/06/2020 By Eden Dawn

PoMo Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: March 5–8

Profile, Artists Rep, and CoHo close provocative shows, PIFF kicks off, and Tommy Orange comes to the Schnitz.

03/04/2020 By Conner Reed and Daniel Bromfield

Books

Q&A: Film Director and Novelist John Sayles

Before his February 27 appearance at Powell’s, the writer talks about Dickens, Dickinson, and his favorite Scottish thrillers.

02/26/2020 By Margaret Seiler

Spring Arts: Film

First Cow Gently Wrestles with Oregon’s History

The new film from Kelly Reichardt opens March 6.

02/25/2020 By Conner Reed

TV Nostalgia

Happy Twin Peaks Day, Portland!

February 24, 1989, marked the end of Laura Palmer and the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

02/24/2020 By Margaret Seiler

Spotlight

Meet the Stylist Behind the Portland-designed Oscar Dress

Learn how Scarlet Chamberlin creates red carpet moments for Hollywood from PDX.

02/20/2020 By Kyle Sosa

Film

Five Portland Films to Watch This Valentine's Day

Your homegrown best bets for a holiday screening, no matter what V-Day means to you.

02/12/2020 By Conner Reed

FILM

Looking for Portland in Netflix’s To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You

Spoiler: It’s not really there. Neither are the charms of the first film.

02/12/2020 By Margaret Seiler

Film

Portland Shines in Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made

The Disney+ original, based on books by cartoonist Stephen Pastis, premieres Friday.

02/05/2020 By Daniel Bromfield

Fashion in Film

See Superb 1990s Fashion at the Hollywood Theater This February

The Hollywood is hosting three one-night-only screenings of flicks with iconic nineties looks.

01/30/2020 By Eden Dawn

Screen Time

32 Cinematic Takes on California

Films and shows to better understand the Golden State

01/21/2020 By Margaret Seiler and Portland Monthly Staff

After Arnold

Astoria-Shot Kindergarten Cop Turns 30 This Year

Here’s why that matters.

01/21/2020 By Fiona McCann