Pomo Picks

What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: Oct 8

The content in our queues, from Pedro Infante to presidential body doubles

10/08/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Feature

How Portland Became a World Leader in Stop-Motion Animation

With historic ties to the medium and an uncommonly dedicated talent pool, the Rose City is a claymation juggernaut.

10/08/2020 By Conner Reed

Pomo Picks

What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: Oct 1

The content in our queues, from octopus affairs to Hill House hauntings.

10/01/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Q&A

Church of Film’s Muriel Lucas Is Praying for the Future of Cinema

“Hollywood was preparing its, like, 65th installment of James Bond when somebody captured something on a cell phone and it ignited a revolution around the wo...

09/30/2020 By Sam Pape

Pomo Picks

What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: September 24

The content in our queues, from tacos to Thom Yorke

09/24/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Film

The NW Film Center Will Revive the 2020 Portland International Film Festival

A handful of titles that did not screen at PIFF in March will be available online and at the Zidell Yards drive-in from October 1–3.

09/21/2020 By Conner Reed

Pomo Picks

Oregon-Made Content to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: Sept 16

The Beaver State stuff in our queues, from Stand by Me to Blind Pilot

09/17/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Air Quality

What’s Canceled, Closed, Postponed, or in Limbo Due to the Oregon Wildfires?

The city itself isn’t burning, but smoke in the air is affecting everything from outdoor movies to dining to sports.

09/10/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

PoMo Picks

What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: Sept 9

The content in our queues, from the new Dune trailer to whatever Rick Moranis is selling.

09/10/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Footnotes

LISTEN: How Drive-In Theaters and Cinemas Are Adapting to the Coronavirus, with Conner Reed

Portland Monthly arts editor Conner Reed talks about how drive-in theaters have reemerged in the age of coronavirus.

09/04/2020 Edited by Gabriel Granillo

Viewpoint

Are Drive-In Movies Really Here to Save Us?

Drive-ins are the name of the moviegoing game right now. But can anything replace the shoulder-to-shoulder experience of a sold out screening at the Hollywood?

09/04/2020 By Conner Reed

Pomo Picks

What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: Sept 2

The content in our queues, from Jerry Orbach to Cowboy Bebop

09/03/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Toon Town

Criterion Channel Highlights the Work of a Portland Animator

Bill Plympton, the “King of Indie Animation,” now has 22 of his short films on the streaming service.

09/03/2020 By Conner Reed

Pomo Picks

What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: Aug 26

The content in our queues, from Bring It On to Teenage Bounty Hunters.

08/27/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Pomo Picks

What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: Aug 19

The content in our queues, from the DNC roll call to Zadie Smith

08/20/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Pomo Picks

What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: Aug 12

The content in our queues, from Valley of the Dolls to Jurassic Park

08/13/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Little Joys of Summer

Throwback Drive-In Theaters Are Suddenly Perfect for 2020

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, drive-ins have elbowed their way back into the spotlight. Here's why.

08/01/2020 By Conner Reed

Little Joys of Summer

Movie Theaters Are Out. Backyard Flick Houses Are In.

Arts editor Conner Reed has a few suggestions for your backyard film fest.

08/01/2020 By Conner Reed

POMO PICKS

What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: July 30

The content in our queues, from Indian matchmaking documentaries to Nicolas Cage covered in blood.

07/30/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Food on Film

Higgins to Open Piggins—And Star in a Pandemic-Era Documentary

Greg Higgins, Portland farm-to-table pioneer and owner of Higgins Restaurant, goes mobile with an outdoor bistro that’s the subject of an upcoming documentary.

07/24/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton