FILM

Trailers for Laika’s New Animated Film, ‘The Boxtrolls’

Laika pushes the limits of creativity and technology with its third 3D, stop-motion film. Here’s a first glimpse.

08/18/2014 By Aaron Scott

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 14–17

MFNW 2.0 takes over the waterfront, Dew Tour shreds down Broadway, and the Adult Soapbox Derby barrels down Mount Tabor.

08/13/2014 Edited by Aaron Scott By Portland Monthly Staff and Schuyler Keenan

NORTHWEST EVENTS

Movies in the Garden in Silverton

Every Thursday night this summer, the Oregon Garden in Silverton hosts an outdoor film showing.

08/11/2014 By Andrea Harvey

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Aug 7–10

Providence Bridge Pedal combines Portland's bikes and bridges, First Thursday hits the streets with art, and the Bite of Oregon reminds you that Portland is one of the best places to be hungry (as if you needed reminding).

08/07/2014 Edited by Aaron Scott By Portland Monthly Staff and Schuyler Keenan

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 31–Aug 3

Pabst sells tickets to Modest Mouse on the cheap, Pickathon rocks out, and the Great Horror Campout terrifies thrill-seekers for 12 straight hours.

07/31/2014 Edited by Aaron Scott By Portland Monthly Staff and Schuyler Keenan

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 24–27

The Big Float braves the Willamette, NWFC screens 'The Royal Tenenbaums,' and Pat Benatar hits the zoo with her best shot.

07/24/2014 Edited by Aaron Scott By Portland Monthly Staff and Schuyler Keenan

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 17–20

PDX Pop Now, Purple Rain and Dirty Dancing outdoors at Zidell Yards, the Book of Mormon, the Cathedral Park Jazz Fest. The fun simply doesn't end.

07/17/2014 Edited by Aaron Scott By Portland Monthly Staff and Schuyler Keenan

TELEVISION

Portland: Coming to a Small Screen Near You

Three new television series join Grimm and Portlandia to bring our city center screen this season. We've got the trailers.

07/14/2014 By Peter Holmstrom

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

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: July 10–13

Wes's World takes us on a trek through cinema history, hundreds gather to watch the World Cup finals, and 'The Book of Mormon' takes a stab at everything sacred.

07/10/2014 Edited by Aaron Scott By Portland Monthly Staff and 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

COMEDY

New Comedy Takes Marriage Seriously

Produced by the cofounder of the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Jason Nash is Married offers a hilarious—and profound—look at marriage. Released June 24

06/19/2014 By Marty Patail

FILM

Internet Cat Video Fest Returns

The third annual traveling kitty rumpus pounces into town June 13 & 14. We choose our 5 favorite videos.

06/10/2014 By Danielle Klenak

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 22-25

Hugh Laurie serenades you, Lizzy: The Musical and Macbeth cover you in blood, and James Broughton incites you to "follow your own weird" (long before it was a Portland tagline), plus plenty more to fill a Memorial Weekend spent in town.

05/22/2014 Edited by Aaron Scott By Portland Monthly Staff and Danielle Klenak

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

EDITOR'S PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 15-18

A trio of great plays, a trio of great authors (Ursula K. Le Guin, Cheryl Strayed, and Lidia Yuknavitch), and tickets go on sale to Lauryn Hill (sans Fugees trio).

05/15/2014 Edited by Aaron Scott By Portland Monthly Staff and Danielle Klenak

WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 1–May 4

If you want to laugh, don't miss the Aces. If you want to dress up, shimmy out to Portland Prom. And if you want to geek out, well, May the Fourth be with you.

04/30/2014 By Portland Monthly Staff and Danielle Klenak

FILM

Star Wars Day: May the Fourth Be with You

Your Complete Guide to A Galaxy Far, Far, Away in Portland on the international celebration of all things Star Wars

04/29/2014 By Peter Holmstrom