Showing posts with label PDXFF 2018. Show all posts
Showing posts with label PDXFF 2018. Show all posts

Sunday, November 4, 2018

TwoOhSix Recap - 2018 Portland Film Festival

One of the things I love about covering the Portland Film Festival is how they provide such a wide variety of unique films from all over the world giving viewers some truly one of a kind experiences. This year I was able to watch seven films that are about as different from each other as they could possibly be making it really hard to pick a favorite but of course I did because I had to for this recap post.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Campesino - 2018 Portland Film Festival Movie Review

The Documentary: Campesino

The Director: Mia Tate

The Story: Campesino celebrates the lives of the Cuban tobacco farmer as introduced to us by an American whose passion has been to photograph them for 15 years.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Rust Creek - 2018 Portland Film Festival Movie Review

The Movie: Rust Creek

The Director: Jen McGowan

The Cast: Hermione Corfield, Micah Hauptman, Daniel R. Hill, Denise Dal Vera, Jeremy Glazer, Jake Kidwell, Jay Paulson, Sean O'Bryan

The Story: An overachieving college student gets lost on her way to a job interview. A wrong turn leaves her stranded deep in the Kentucky forest.

Monday, October 29, 2018

Mail Order Monster - 2018 Portland Film Festival Movie Review

The Movie: Mail Order Monster

The Director: Paulina Lagudi

The Cast: Madison Horcher, Charisma Carpenter, Josh Hopkins, Emma Rayne Lyle

The Story: A girl seeks help and guidance from a robot monster to cope with the bullies at school and her father's new girlfriend.

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Meerkat Moonship (Meerkat Maantuig) - 2018 Portland Film Festival Movie Review

The Movie: Meerkat Moonship / Meerkat Maantuig

The Director: Hanneke Schutte

The Cast: Anchen du Plessis, Themba Ntuli, Pierre van Pletzen, Rika Sennett, Drikus Volschenk, Hanle Barnard

The Story: Gideonette, a timid and visionary girl, lives with her parents in a small town. Her dad Gideon, battles daily to allay her fears about the curse of the Gideon de La Reys.

Porcupine Lake - 2018 Portland Film Festival Review

The Movie: Porcupine Lake

The Director: Ingrid Veninger

The Cast: Charlotte Salisbury, Lucinda Armstrong Hall, Christopher Bolton, Delphine Roussel, Harrison Tanner, Hallie Switzer

The Story: A story of bravery and the secret life of girls set in Northern Ontario during a hot and hazy summertime when adulthood has not yet arrived, but childhood is quickly vanishing.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

TwoOhSix Picks - 2018 Portland Film Festival

The 2018 Portland Film Festival is here! This is my fourth year covering the PDX's largest film festival and it has become one of my favorites because of the wide variety of movies that are available, a lot of which you won't be able to see anywhere else. For Portland film lovers, this is always a highlight of the year and there are several films I am really hoping to see.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Behind the Curve - Documentary Review

The Documentary: Behind the Curve

The Director: Daniel J. Clark

The Story: A documentary about people who think the Earth is flat. Yes, really.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Funny Story (Slamdance 2018) - Movie Review

The Movie: Funny Story

The Director: Michael J. Gallagher

The Cast: Matthew Glave, Emily Bett Rickards, Jana Winternitz, Nikki Limo, Lily Holleman, Jessica Diggins, Pete Gardner, Reginald VelJohnson

The Story: A tragic comedy about a well-intentioned father who inadvertently wreaks havoc on the life of his estranged daughter.

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