Pomo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: RoboCop, Nomadland, and More

The content in our queues, from a pulpy ’80s classic to a current Oscar hopeful

03/18/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

Movie News

Netflix to Release a Documentary about Bend’s ‘Last Blockbuster’

It's like Gone Girl, but if Netflix were Amy and Nick.

03/11/2021 By Conner Reed

Pomo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: Mortal Kombat, Melissa McCarthy, and More

The content in our queues, from a promising new HBO trailer to a trip down SNL memory lane.

03/11/2021 By Aurora Biggers, Margaret Seiler, Gabriel Granillo, and Conner Reed

Pomo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: Smash, Coming to America, and More

The content in our queues, from an NBC cult classic to Eddie Murphy in the ’80s

03/04/2021 By Margaret Seiler, Gabriel Granillo, Conner Reed, and Katherine Chew Hamilton

PIFF

What to Watch at the 2021 Portland International Film Festival

A daring short, a radiant family drama, a ruthless black comedy, and more.

03/03/2021 By Conner Reed and Fiona McCann

Film

The Young Stars of Moxie Talk Shooting in Oregon and Working with Amy Poehler

The riot grrrl dramedy drops March 3 on Netflix.

03/02/2021 By Reina Harwood

Essay

Why Josie and the Pussycats Still Works 20 Years Later

The 2001 box office bomb has become a cult classic. Its respect for the aspiring pop stars at its center might be why.

03/02/2021 By Conner Reed

Film

5 Essential Northwest Films—According to Steve McQueen, Gus Van Sant, and Others

The recipients of the 2021 Cinema Unbound Awards share their favorite PNW titles, from Blue Velvet to First Cow.

02/24/2021 By Conner Reed

Pomo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: Barb and Star, To All the Boys, and More

The content in our queues, from Kristen Wiig’s loopy latest to a refreshing trilogy-ender

02/18/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

Performance

5 Things to Stream at the 2021 Fertile Ground Festival

All of this year’s pieces will be available on-demand through February 15.

02/09/2021 By Conner Reed

Interview

Drag Queen Jinkx Monsoon Talks Getting Married in Portland and New Career Moves

"I’m trying to use the word ‘unapologetic’ in my work more often: unapologetically queer, unapologetically feminine, unapologetically anti-racist."

02/05/2021 By Andrew Jankowski

Where to Live Now

Neighborhood Guide: Kerns and Laurelhurst

A historic movie theater, a showstopper park, and crazy brunch lines

01/29/2021 By Morgan Westling

Pomo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: ‘Drivers License,’ Josie and the Pussycats, and more

The content in our queues, from a TikTok smash to a slab of Y2K dopamine

01/28/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

Pomo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: Promising Young Woman, MF Doom, and More

The content in our queues, from a Carey Mulligan revenge thriller to a dearly departed rapper

01/21/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

News

Election Actor Jessica Campbell Has Died in Portland

The 38-year-old naturopath passed away on December 29.

01/14/2021 By Conner Reed

Pomo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: Ted Lasso, Chris Rock, and More

The content in our queues, from Jason Sudeikis to Jones comma Samantha

01/14/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

Pop Culture

Which Portlander Should Play Samantha in the Upcoming Sex and the City Reboot?

And which local designers should costume them?

01/13/2021 By Eden Dawn and Conner Reed

Pomo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: Dolly Parton, Dash & Lily, and More

The content in our queues, from teen romcoms to true(ish) crime

12/17/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Year in Review

PoMo’s Top 10 Arts & Culture Stories of 2020

In a year that sent the arts scrambling, our readers clung to joy: a hometown opera success story, a sterling album from a Portland rap giant, the meaty tale...

12/17/2020 By Conner Reed