The Oregonian’s unnerving style brings us into the horror

By Preston Corbell The Oregonian 2011, Horror. Director: Calvin Reeder The Oregonian offers something that a lot of independent horror films fall short of, that is,...

Foxcatcher’s twisted relationships and the search for gold

Foxcatcher, 2014. Premiering at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, proudly featured at the Toronto International Film Festival, nominated for five Oscars, including Best Performance for...

Movie Night: A Most Violent Year

By Justin Rawana Written/Directed by: J.C. Chandor Starring: Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, and David Oyelowo There’s a scene in Francis Ford Coppola’s The Godfather where everything changes...

Oscar Pandering and the Inevitable Winners

I’ll be honest; I have not seen every Best Picture Nominee just yet. Both Boyhood and Selma have eluded me. Whether it is before...

Review: The Editor

Depressed film editor Rey Ciso (Adam Brooks) is stuck working on a rather trashy Italian crime thriller, a film far beneath his talents. While...

The Grande Dame: Oscar greatest Bette Davis in quotes

" I will never be below the title. " " That's me: an old kazoo with some sparklers." " I was the Marlon Brando of my generation....

Remember The Days of Wine and Roses?

Days of Wine and Roses (1962) Director: Blake Edwards Written by: JP Miller Starring: Jack Lemmon, Lee Remick Music: Henry Mancini Featured Song: ‘The Days of Wine and Roses’...

The VVitch (Witch): Our Corn is Trash

  This season's Indie Folk-Horror darling, The VVitch, the tale of one isolated family's banishment and descent into a 17th century rural farming nightmare, is...

Iranian Cinema and the West

It all started with The Cow, a 1969 classic about a man and his beloved animal. Credited by many as the start of the...

Film Diaries: A Film A Day – The Maid

Introducing our new original column -Film Diaries: A Film A Day - Part 1 The Maid (La Nana) 2009 Directed by Sebastian Silva Starring Catalina Saavedra,...

Stranger Things: The Heat of Summer Chiller Your Inner 80s Child Has Been Calling...

Stranger Things seems to have dropped out of the brains of The Duffer Brothers and onto our Netflix world this weekend.  The digital platform continues...

“I’ve seen another World” An Analysis of The Thin Red Line

Two men are sitting in a dimly lit room aboard a troopship.  One of the men is 1st Sergeant Edward Welsh.  Welsh eyes tell the...