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Webcast #184 – 2016

Posted April 15, 2016 by D. K. Holm

Today the team discuss Take Me to the River, an indie tale about a family reunion, Too Late, a visually experimental Los Angeles noir, The Invitation, a thriller about a suspect dinner party, Theory of Obscurity, a documentary about The Residents, the new Jungle Book, and more. 


Delivering the Male

Posted April 12, 2016 by D. K. Holm

The cover of Criterion's Blu-Ray of Howard Hawks's Only Angels Have Wings

Recently, many writers and film commentators have come to see 1939 as Hollywood’s most magical year. Among the obvious titles are Gone with the Wind and The Wizard of Oz, but there were also Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, The Adventures of Robin Hood, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Hound of the Baskervilles (which helped introduce… More


Webcast #183 – 2016

Posted April 7, 2016 by D. K. Holm

An all-male crew discusses: Everybody Wants Some!!, the new film from Richard Linklater; Demolition, with Jake Gyllenhaal; Born to be Blue, a biopic of jazz trumpeter Chet Baker; East Side Sushi, about a woman learning the art of cooking; April and the Extraordinary World, a French animated film that appeared in the most recent PIFF; They Will Have to Kill… More


Webcast #182 – 2016

Posted April 1, 2016 by D. K. Holm

This week the team captures Kill Your Friends, about the music biz in Britain; the French import My Golden Days; Midnight Special, about a father fleeing a cult; and I Saw the Light, the Hank Williams biopic, with accompanying compare and contrast sing-off between  Hank and the film’s star,  Tom Hiddleston.


Webcast #181 – 2016

Posted March 25, 2016 by D. K. Holm

It;s still a boys’ club this week as our trio look at Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice; Eye in the Sky, about drone strikes; City of Gold, a documentary about Los Angeles food writer Jonathan Gold; Pee-wee’s Big Holiday, on Netflix; Guy Maddin at the Hollywood Theatre; and more movies from UCLA and Wim Wenders. 


Webcast #180 – 2016

Posted March 18, 2016 by D. K. Holm

This week the boys only step forward to discuss Hello my name is Doris with Sally Fields, the indie film Creative Control; the gymnastics comedy The Bronze, a documentary about abortion-restricting, Trapped; more Wim Wenders, and two upcoming mystery shows, The Night Manager and Trapped, from Iceland.


Webcast #179 – 2016

Posted March 11, 2016 by D. K. Holm

Among the films reviewed this week are: Knight of Cups, the latest meditation by Terence Malick; the Oscar nominated Embrace of the Serpent, about two scientists and an Amazonian shaman; Eisenstein in Guanajuanto, Peter Greenaway’s biopic of the Soviet filmmaker; The Last Man on the Moon, a documentary about astronaut Eugene Cernan; Young Messiah, a… More


Webcast #178 – 2016

Posted March 4, 2016 by D. K. Holm

This week the review squad assesses Whisky Tango Foxtrot, Gods of Egypt, Zootopia, and The Wave, then follows up with updates on Only Yesterday, The Club, and others, plus nods to the nostalgic but still relevant Chimes at Midnight and the films of Wim Wenders.


Webcast #177 – 2016

Posted February 26, 2016 by D. K. Holm

Ed Goldberg and Marc Mohan standing in front of a photo of Ed.

This week, the complete team of reviewers close out the Portland International Film Festival, and address some new big screen releases. Triple 9 is the new action film with an all-star cast; A War is the film from Denmark about a war crime; Sworn Virgin is a fascinating PIFF film from Albania; also part of the festival is… More


Webcast #176 – 2016

Posted February 19, 2016 by D. K. Holm

Poster for Dheepan, one of the best films of this year's PIFF

A trio of reviewers discuss the following films: The Witch, a new horror film; Race, about Jesse Owens; Touched by Fire, a romantic drama between two bipolar people; and a few PIFF movies that may return: Baskin, and Dheepan, arguably the best film in this year’s festival, and a selection of short films by Northwest… More


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