‘Who is American?’

The fourteenth annual DisOrient Asian-American Film Festival of Oregon was held from March 14 to March 17 on the University of Oregon campus. Asian-American and Pacific Islander stories,...

The fast and the forgettable

Synopsis A getaway driver (Frank Grillo) is double-crossed during a bank robbery gone wrong. With his family on the line, he races to find out exactly who betrayed him before time runs out. Review It’s been...

‘T2 Trainspotting’ explores memory lane

Simon “Sick Boy” (Jonny Lee Miller) and Mark “Rent Boy” (Ewan McGregor) lay back against a wall during a drug trip sequence in “T2 Trainspotting.” Synopsis First there was an opportunity, then there was a...

Ridiculous ‘Furious’ franchise shifts gears

Synopsis With Dom (Vin Diesel) and Letty (Michelle Rodriguez) married, Brian and Mia retired and the rest of the crew exonerated, the globe-trotting team has found some semblance of a normal life. They soon face...

Coping with loss in seven scenes

Aiden Christensen takes off drag queen makeup during a performance of the short “Hell is a Place on Earth” for the 2018 Winter Shorts. The skit, which was about gun violence and religion,...

‘Life’ highlights the dread of space

Jake Gyllenhaal stars in the new sci-fi thriller, “Life,” as Dr. David Jordan. Jordan attempts to lure the antagonistic creature — nicknamed Calvin — into a trap. Synopsis A team of scientists aboard the International...

‘Kong’ dull island

With the recent rise in several studios trying to copy the success of Disney’s Marvel Cinematic Universe, it makes sense on paper to reboot a previous franchise that worked. Legendary Pictures’s MonsterVerse, hopes to...

‘Why Him?’ fails to draw laughs

“Why Him?” stars Bryan Cranston as Ned Fleming, an overprotective father, who travels to Los Angeles with his wife, Barb (Megan Mullally), and son, Scotty (Griffin Gluck), to visit their daughter, Stephanie (Zoey Deutch),...