FilmWatch

FilmWatch Weekly: Latin American Film Fest, Horror by Women, ‘Azor,’ and ‘The Card Counter’

A charming "Los Lobos" at the Latin fest; an Argentine apocalypse; CineMagic scares; Schrader's new deal.

FilmWatch Weekly: American Lives, from Pauli Murray to Tammy Faye Bakker to the ‘Blue Bayou’

In a trio of noteworthy new movies, the eyes (and the people behind them) have it.

FilmWatch Weekly: Remembering Jean-Paul Belmondo & Michael K. Williams, plus new films

An appreciation of two great actors, plus a catfishing Juliette Binoche, a Hong Kong thriller, and more.

FilmWatch Weekly: Werner Herzog, POW Film Fest, socialism, and French romance

A feast of films by a legendary director of "indelibly weird classics"; return of a Portland women's film fest.

FilmWatch Weekly: Bloody ‘Candyman,’ COVID drama ‘Together,’ and more

A remake of a 1992 horror flick strikes a vein of fear and blood in the long history of American racial violence.

FilmWatch Weekly: ‘CODA,’ ‘Barbara Lee: Speaking Truth to Power,’ and ‘Cryptozoo’

"From the get-go, the portrayal of this family feels as authentic as any glimpse into deaf culture I’ve seen on screen."

FilmWatch Weekly: ‘Ema,’ ‘No Ordinary Man,’ ‘White as Snow’

A lavish portrait of a "hot mess" heroine; a look beyond the tabloids at Billy Tipton; a sexy, updated "Snow White."

FilmWatch Weekly: Operatic ‘Annette,’ ‘Whirlybird’ & ‘Nine Days’

Adam Driver in a busy musical, a searing documentary about news in the sky, a tale of philosophical gravy.

FilmWatch Weekly: Q&A with the director of Oregon-made ‘Lorelei’

Making a compelling movie about "folks who don’t normally get the Hollywood, or even the 'Portlandia,' treatment."

FilmWatch Weekly: Catching up with the Northwest Film Center

Director Amy Dotson is refreshing and reshaping the art museum's movie program, from Tik-Tok to rooftops.

FilmWatch Weekly: Portland’s ‘Pig,’ plus ‘Roadrunner’ & ‘Mama Weed’

Nicolas Cage amid the truffles; Anthony Bourdain for real; Isabelle Huppert in a darkly comic tale.

FilmWatch Weekly: Hollywood at Home with ‘No Sudden Move’ and ‘The Tomorrow War’

As the movie world opens up, a couple of made-for-big-screen features wind up on home screens instead.

Film Watch Weekly: The Heat Is On with ‘Summer of Soul’ and ‘Zola’

The revival of a landmark 1969 Harlem music festival is a brilliant cultural and artistic feat; theaters reopen doors.

Film Watch Weekly: “In the Heights,” Rita Moreno, and Sparks bring the tunes

Movie music's in the air with a trio of new releases, from celebrated to fascinating but little-known.

FilmWatch Weekly: Four debuts, with frights and delights, and one long-lost relic

Oh, the horror (and more): As movie houses begin to reopen, a mini-flood of fresh new films arrives.

Film Watch Weekly: A Saudi surprise, plus hot and cold running French movies

At the movies: A tale of liberation in Saudi Arabia; sizzling on the Riviera; extreme BASE jumping.

FilmWatch Weekly: Teenage auteur, Cruella De Vil, Tiny Tim, more!

Suzanne Lindon's "Spring Blossom" is a surprise in many ways; Disney's "Cruella" rings in the summer season.

Streamers: Vancouver’s Kiggins Theatre provides virtual options galore

Even with some in-house audience, the Kiggins is keeping a robust streaming-cinema system going.

Streamers: Oscar recap, theater updates, pics to click

What did and didn't work at the Oscars. Open-and-shut case at the theaters. Non-winners worth watching.

Streamers: Portland theaters’ reopening plans, Oscar-nominated shorts, French ski drama

Ready or not, movie theaters are starting to open again in time for the Oscars and summer blockbusters.