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Chris Murray

    More with Chris Murray Oct. 29-Nov. 20, “The Oregon Trail” playing at Portland Center Stage View playbill or calendar. Recent Podcast from our 16/17 Launch Party [Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”3″ gal_title=”Chris Murray”]  

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“A Bigger Splash” makes waves

Film Preview: A stellar cast, including Tilda Swinton and Ralph Fiennes, headline this decadent drama from the director of “I Am Love.” MAY 18, 2016 // FILM // ERIC D. SNIDER Once you get past the initial disappointment of “A Bigger Splash” not being the long-awaited sequel to “Splash,” it’s a well-crafted piece of understated adult …

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“Tale of Tales” delivers fairy tales for grownups

Film Preview: Italian filmmaker Matteo Garrone burst onto the international scene a few years ago with “Gomorrah,” a scathing, multi-layered expose of the Neapolitan Mafia. He followed that up with a broader, but equally unforgiving look at modern Italian life, “Reality.” BY  Marc Mohan | Oregon ArtsWatch His new film, then, seems …

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2004’s “Innocence” is a female auteur’s haunting debut

The first feature from French director Lucile Hadžihalilović screens this weekend at PSU’s 5th Avenue Cinema MAY 18, 2016 // Oregon ArtsWatch // ERIK MCCLANAHAN It’s okay if you’ve never heard of Lucile Hadžihalilović. She’s a great filmmaker who rarely makes movies. (If you do know her, well then, I already like you.) Her …

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QDoc offers true tales of tragedy & triumph

In its 10th year, the Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival scours the globe in search of diverse stories from the LGBTQ community. MAY 17, 2016 // Oregon ArtsWatch // LILY HUDSON In “Far From The Tree,” his nonfiction book about how families deal with intergenerational differences, the writer Andrew Solomon puts forth his theory of where …

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