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Wednesday, February 15, 2006
The PIFF? Pffffffffffffft!
I've been meaning to write another rant about the Portland International Film Festival. About how it's yearly line-up only seems to appeal to the stodgiest of movie fans. About how for every "Lady Vengeance" there's at least a dozen dreary docu-dramas about "one family's struggle to battle alcoholism, existential melancholy and bad posture." About how 95% of the lineup would put the average filmgoer to sleep by the end of the opening credits.
But the Mercury's Erik Henriksen beat me to it. Here's a link to what he had to say about the festival in last week's issue.