Movies & TV

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Movies & TV Jan 13 12:16 PM

Portland EcoFilm Festival Reckons with Climate Crisis

Opening weekend takes us deep into the lives of people and animals on the front lines of a changing climate.

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News Jan 10 2:57 PM

Living Room Theaters Employees Picket in Downtown Portland

Staff say they were told not to discuss a coworker's termination at work or outside of work.

Movies & TV Dec 30 3:52 PM

The Mercury's Favorite Films of 2022

The cannibalism movie, the broke millennial gay Pride and Prejudice, and the instant Internet classic all made the list.

Movies & TV Dec 20 1:00 PM

Film Review: Avatar: The Way of Water Is Peak Immersive Filmmaking

Will a post-pandemic audience be invested in a story from 13 years ago and, furthermore, devote three hours of their time for it?

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Movies & TV Dec 8 2:38 PM

It Took a Village (of Portland Animators) to Raise Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio

Our city is home to some of the world's most talented animation staff, and they're the ones who built Pinocchio's bones.

Movies & TV Dec 7 1:02 PM

Film Review: I Am DB Cooper Crashes To Earth

In this dubious documentary, a man claims to be the mysterious plane hijacker who parachuted to unsolved infamy in 1971.

Movies & TV Dec 1 2:02 PM

Hollywood Adds Encore Matinee of Susperia With Live Score by Claudio Simonetti's Goblin

The 1977 Italian horror film will be scored live by the latest incarnation of the prog band who wrote the original score.

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Movies & TV Nov 22 3:14 PM

John Waters Will Celebrate His 77th Birthday in Portland

Clinton Street Theater has planned a week of Waters' cult films in his honor.

Movies & TV Nov 21 2:58 PM

Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio Dances With Darkness

Brilliant Portland-made animation, masterful narrative reworking, but could have gone harder on the fascism.

Movies & TV Nov 2 12:48 PM

Don't Call Mother Of Color Magic Realism

The first feature film from Dawn Jones Redstone is as much about Portland (including a protest reenactment) as it is about ancestors and enchantment.

Movies & TV Oct 20 2:05 PM

Building Towards TÁR

Portland-raised director Todd Field was best known, before now, for his acclaimed In the Bedroom.

Movies & TV Oct 10 1:00 PM

Remembering Film Archivist and Former Clinton Street Theater Owner Dennis Nyback

The Mercury once described Nyback as "the P.T. Barnum of Cinema."

Movies & TV Sep 30 2:27 PM

Film Review: Riotsville, U.S.A. Is a Surreal History Lesson on the Militarization of the US Police

Archival footage shows racism was at the core of how law enforcement responds to riots today.

Sports Sep 30 10:18 AM

Review: A New Documentary Shines Light on Abuse Within the Portland Thorns and Women's Soccer

Truth Be Told–The Fight For Women’s Professional Soccer focuses on former Thorns coach Paul Riley and other scandals that rocked the league.

Movies & TV Sep 28 12:00 PM

Film Review: Vesper Is Superb Science Fiction

The makers of Vanishing Waves return with another beautifully bleak masterpiece.

Movies & TV Sep 23 12:45 PM

Earth II Is Four Decades of Disaster Movies Recut Into Climate Change Reality

"Time and time again, climate change is reduced to just a tsunami or just a twister or whatever."

Movies & TV Sep 13 1:30 PM

Queen Latifah's End of the Road Is a Horror Movie about MAGA Country

Don't be fooled by the Netflix misclassification—this is a zombie movie about Trumpers.

Fall Arts 2022 Sep 12 8:06 AM

A Decade of the Portland Film Festival

Milestones be damned, PFF wants its own movie theater.

Movies & TV Sep 2 12:50 PM

Portland Playhouse Returns to the Short, Local Films of Wonderland

Short films are where the filmmakers of tomorrow are being born.

Movies & TV Aug 30 2:22 PM

For National Cinema Day SOME Portland Movie Theaters Will Offer $3 Admission

Are movie theaters that you like participating in this new, national tradition?

Movies & TV Aug 3 11:00 AM

Sam Now Documents a Stunning Family Mystery

Half-Brothers Spend Decades Trailing a Mother's Unexpected Departure