Tired of multiplex fodder? Looking to see some intelligent movies? This is the group for you. The goal here is to see the cream of current releases and then discuss. It won’t be rigidly targeted at art-house movies; anything halfway intelligent will be considered. In general, we will avoid summer blockbuster / TV show adaptations / superhero / chick flick type movies.

Location-wise, we will initially be focused on what's available in downtown Portland, namely the Nickelodeon on Temple St, and the Portland Museum of Art.  Other locations will of course be considered



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  • 3 days ago · 6:45 PM

    Paul Newman: Nobody's Fool

    3 Film fans

    Honestly, I am not familiar with this film, but I've never met a Paul Newman flick I didn't like. One of his later works: released in 1995. The solid cast includes heavy... Learn more
  • 6 days ago · 7:15 PM


    4 Film fans | 5.00

    Doors open at 7:00, film starts at 7:30 , I'll be there about 7:15... It's Christmas Eve in Tinseltown and Sin-Dee (newcomer Kitana Kiki Rodriguez) is back on the block.... Learn more
  • July 12 · 1:45 PM

    Fred & Ginger: CAREFREE

    1 Member

    Honestly, this is not one of my favorites of the Fred & Gingers, but admittedly I haven't seen it more than once or twice, and it’s been a number of years. It is one of... Learn more
  • July 11 · 1:45 PM

    42nd Street, 1933 Warner Bros

    1 Member

    Actually, I am not a big fan of this movie. But is it a seminal of the Hollywood musicals, and includes the infamous number which is quite long and interestingly staged:... Learn more
  • July 10 · 6:15 PM

    An American in Paris

    5 Film fans

    Gene Kelly's masterpiece and one of Hollywood's greatest musicals. Shot in brilliant Technicolor, featuring finest choreography, staging and dancing. What a pair: Gene... Learn more
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