Success Profile: Former MIT Blackjack Player Deals Startup To Twitter


The name Jeff Ma may not mean much too many of us, but he’s led quite the life. He’s an MIT graduate, former consultant for the Portland Trail Blazers and San Francisco 49ers, and is the inspiration behind the cult film 21, starring Kevin Spacey and Kate Bosworth.

Film: Largest animation festival in the US comes to Eugene


This year, Eugene will host the largest animation festival in the United States. The third annual Northwest Animation Festival is showing at the Bijou Art Cinemas this weekend in its first foray out of Portland. Festival Director Sven Bonnichsen, who founded the festival in 2010, says that this year has been the festival’s most successful, [...]

Cutting the Cable: Week 2


The true cord-cutters test will come this Sunday evening when we have friends over to watch the Walking Dead and we’re able to pull it off without a hitch. On the other hand, I am starting to believe that I was only afraid of losing cable because cable wanted me to be afraid of losing it. With the set up we have going now, and thanks to some late-night homework on my part, I believe I’m more than prepared for any of my family’s audio/video entertainment needs.

Cutting The Cable


How much is your cable bill? How about when you let it slide for a few weeks? Ever pick it apart and read the fine print? Now let me ask you this: Do you know what Stockholm Syndrome is?

10 Horror Films To Watch This Halloween


Whether you watch them to be scared, for laughs, or for a wave of spooky nostalgia, scary movies are an essential part of the Halloween experience. I've compiled a list of 10 great horror films for people to discover or re-discover.

Relive an old classic at Crescent Village’s “Movies Under the Stars” series


Crescent Village's third movie in their "Movies under the stars" series showcases one of the classics.

Local Cinema Watch


What's up movie fans. This week in local cinema we've got three new films opening. Last week the Bijou debuted a holiday film about an evil santa kidnapping children. This week they show another unconventional Christmas movie involving Santa and martians. Besides that, they also have a well-reviewed film about the events leading up to the financial crisis starting. One new film begins at David Minor and it's the best summer blockbuster from this year.

Local Cinema Watch


This week doesn't bring too many changes to the local cinema scene. But there are a few debuts that are worth mentioning, including a film about a father and son relationship, a doctor attempting to create a new form of skin and a movie that is so bad you have to see it to believe it.

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