It's an extraordinarily strong week in Portland for both new releases and revivals, so you should probably go see a goddamn movie already. If I were you, I'd go for Robot and Frank or Lawless, or Do the Right Thing or Rear Window—but hey, don't take my word for it.
LAWLESS I liked this movie because it contains everything a movie needs to be good: John Hillcoat directing a Nick Cave script, Tom Hardy, booze, and violence.
KILLER JOE Jamie S. Rich says William Friedkin's NC-17 flick is "a scuzzball delight fueled by an uncomfortable morality and an unapologetic sense of its own depravity."
SLEEPWALK WITH ME It might be slightly disappointing when considered alongside its euphoric pre-release buzz, but Mike Birbiglia's film is still worth checking out. Featuring Marc Maron as "Marc Mulheren"!
OSLO, AUGUST 31 Yet another movie about a junkie in Norway.
Meanwhile, in Film Shorts, we've got a rundown of a bunch of other stuff worth your time and money—including a rare 35mm screening of Scott Pilgrim vs. The World and three brand-new 35mm prints at the Hollywood of Rear Window, Do the Right Thing, and The Evil Dead. Movie times are here.
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