http://thefishportland.com/ http://thefishportland.com/ en-us Roma Downey, Mark Burnett Wish You a Happy Easter! http://thefishportland.com/Holiday/Roma-Downey--Mark-Burnett-Wish-You-a-Happy-Easter <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1293719/RomaDowney_w60.jpg" alt="" /> The producers that brought you The Son of God movie wish to extend Easter greetings to you! Watch! Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:06:44 PST Movies & DVDs Roma Downey, Mark Burnett Wish You a Happy Easter! <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1293719/RomaDowney_w60.jpg" /> "Heaven is for Real" is Better With Questions Than Answers http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Heaven-is-for-Real-is-Better-With-Questions-Than-Answers <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1293709/Heaven-is-for-real-movie-poster-220w-tn_w60.jpg" alt="" /> What&rsquo;s most compelling about Heaven is for Real is that it forces the faithful to truly wrestle with what&rsquo;s being shared from the pulpit ... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:00:15 PST Movies & DVDs "Heaven is for Real" is Better With Questions Than Answers <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1293709/Heaven-is-for-real-movie-poster-220w-tn_w60.jpg" /> "Rio 2" Runs Dry Too Soon http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Rio-2-Runs-Dry-Too-Soon <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1286346/rio-2-220w-tn_w60.jpg" alt="" /> As the flimsiness of the story becomes all too apparent, viewers may be wondering how much more they'll be able to endure. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 07:52:08 PST Movies & DVDs "Rio 2" Runs Dry Too Soon <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1286346/rio-2-220w-tn_w60.jpg" /> Draft Day Not Necessarily a Winning Ticket http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Draft-Day-Not-Necessarily-a-Winning-Ticket <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1286334/draft_day_movie_poster_1-220w-tn_w60.jpg" alt="" /> Cleveland Browns GM Kevin Costner has to make this year's draft picks winners ... or lose his job. How's he going to pull that off and manage his own teetering private life too? Is it a win with your family?  Catch the review! Fri, 11 Apr 2014 07:47:20 PST Movies & DVDs Draft Day Not Necessarily a Winning Ticket <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1286334/draft_day_movie_poster_1-220w-tn_w60.jpg" /> "Captain America Winter Soldier" More Grey Than Red-White-and-Blue http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Captain-America-Winter-Soldier-More-Grey-Than-Red-White-and-Blue <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1277089/Captain-America-sequel_w60.jpg" alt="" /> Old-fashioned good-vs.-evil fun, even if you aren't sure which side is which among the not-so-subtle real-world political parallels. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 07:27:31 PST Movies & DVDs "Captain America Winter Soldier" More Grey Than Red-White-and-Blue <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1277089/Captain-America-sequel_w60.jpg" /> "Island of Lemurs: Madagascar" is 40 Minutes of Wide-Eyed Wonder http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Island-of-Lemurs--Madagascar-is-40-Minutes-of-Wide-Eyed-Wonder <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1277081/Island-of-Lemurs-Madagascar_w60.jpg" alt="" /> A quick-running, G-rated, family friendly film about Madagascar that educates and inspires without dancing hippos or polka-dot zebras. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 07:18:10 PST Movies & DVDs "Island of Lemurs: Madagascar" is 40 Minutes of Wide-Eyed Wonder <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1277081/Island-of-Lemurs-Madagascar_w60.jpg" /> "Noah" Movie Review: Artistic License or Biblical Deviation? http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Noah---Artistic-License-or-Biblical-Deviation <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1259777/noah2-220w-tn_w60.jpg" alt="" /> Drawing a clear line between the ways of God and man, Noah is rife with theological exploration that some may find heretical while others will find refreshing and artistic. Is it appropriate for your family?  We have this review from Focus on the Family's Plugged In! Fri, 28 Mar 2014 08:23:23 PST Movies & DVDs "Noah" Movie Review: Artistic License or Biblical Deviation? <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1259777/noah2-220w-tn_w60.jpg" /> "God's Not Dead"... but This Film is at Times on Life Support http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/God-s-Not-Dead----but-This-Film-is-at-Times-on-Life-Support <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1238126/GodNotDead-220w-tn_w60.jpg" alt="" /> Though this cameo-filled affair tries to make a profound statement about bold faith, it falls prey to several predictable blunders. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 07:43:27 PST Movies & DVDs "God's Not Dead"... but This Film is at Times on Life Support <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1238126/GodNotDead-220w-tn_w60.jpg" /> "Muppets Most Wanted" Even Better Than Its Predecessor http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Muppets-Most-Wanted-Even-Better-Than-Its-Predecessor <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1238102/muppets_most_wanted2-220w-tn_w60.jpg" alt="" /> Another star-studded affair that&rsquo;s also very, very funny, equally showcasing the talents of comedic actors and creative puppeteers. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 07:24:23 PST Movies & DVDs "Muppets Most Wanted" Even Better Than Its Predecessor <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1238102/muppets_most_wanted2-220w-tn_w60.jpg" /> "Divergent" May be Derivative but It's Not a Dud http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Divergent-May-be-Derivative-but-It-s-Not-a-Dud <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1238086/Divergent_2-220w-tn_w60.jpg" alt="" /> As with many modern adaptations, much is lost in translation for those who haven't read the books. But those who have should be pleased. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 07:18:12 PST Movies & DVDs "Divergent" May be Derivative but It's Not a Dud <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1238086/Divergent_2-220w-tn_w60.jpg" /> Taking a Walk on the Ark: Behind the Scenes of Aronofsky's "Noah" http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Taking-a-Walk-on-the-Ark--Behind-the-Scenes-of-Aronofsky-s-Noah <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1237036/arknoah-220w-tn_w60.jpg" alt="" /> What I learned from a visit to the set of the biblical epic Noah, directed by Darren Aronofsky. Fri, 28 Mar 2014 08:23:20 PST Movies & DVDs Taking a Walk on the Ark: Behind the Scenes of Aronofsky's "Noah" <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1237036/arknoah-220w-tn_w60.jpg" /> For Fans, "Veronica Mars" is a Fun Trip Down Memory Lane http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/For-Fans--Veronica-Mars-is-a-Fun-Trip-Down-Memory-Lane <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1228991/veronica_mars_xlg-220w-tn_w60.jpg" alt="" /> The mystery allows fans to see Veronica in her full detective glory again, but the case is never as intriguing as the relationships. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 07:14:00 PST Movies & DVDs For Fans, "Veronica Mars" is a Fun Trip Down Memory Lane <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1228991/veronica_mars_xlg-220w-tn_w60.jpg" /> "Mr Peabody & Sherman" Both Hysterical and Historical http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Mr-Peabody-Sherman-Both-Hysterical-and-Historical <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1218684/Mr-Peabody-and-Sherman_w60.jpg" alt="" /> Two of history's most intrepid time travelers make the leap to movies! And there's really only one big question to ask: When Peabody's adoptive son Sherman gets in trouble, who does he call? The dogfather, of course. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 14:20:21 PST Movies & DVDs "Mr Peabody & Sherman" Both Hysterical and Historical <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1218684/Mr-Peabody-and-Sherman_w60.jpg" /> Sneak Peek - "Noah" Ark Featurette http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Sneak-Peek-Noah-Ark-Featurette <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1218619/Noah-movie-poster2_w60.jpg" alt="" /> Get an exclusive look at the making of the Ark for the upcoming movie NOAH, with candid behind-the-scenes input from both cast and crew. Fri, 28 Mar 2014 08:23:22 PST Movies & DVDs Sneak Peek - "Noah" Ark Featurette <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1218619/Noah-movie-poster2_w60.jpg" /> Occasional Moments of Inspiration Mark Solid "Son of God" http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Occasional-Moments-of-Inspiration-Mark-Solid-Son-of-God <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1207055/Son_of_God2-220w-tn_w60.jpg" alt="" /> A respectful telling of the life of Christ&mdash;perhaps too respectful&mdash;that, like so many other movies about Jesus, is a mostly solemn affair. Thu, 27 Feb 2014 14:54:29 PST Movies & DVDs Occasional Moments of Inspiration Mark Solid "Son of God" <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1207055/Son_of_God2-220w-tn_w60.jpg" /> Pompeii Tries to Pull a Titanic... and Blows Up Instead http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Pompeii-Tries-to-Pull-a-Titanic----and-Blows-Up-Instead <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1206677/Pompeii_3-220w-tn_w60.jpg" alt="" /> Yet another example of wasted potential, quickly devolving into flat, uninspired storytelling, one-note characters and decent effects. Thu, 27 Feb 2014 11:58:06 PST Movies & DVDs Pompeii Tries to Pull a Titanic... and Blows Up Instead <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1206677/Pompeii_3-220w-tn_w60.jpg" /> Master Animator's Swansong - "The Wind Rises" is Elegiac, Inspirational http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Master-Animator-s-Swansong--The-Wind-Rises-is-Elegiac--Inspirational <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1198328/TheWindRises2-220w-tn_w60.jpg" alt="" /> If this is Hayao Miyazaki's final film, it's a fitting farewell to an artist who inspired wonder in millions of fans both young and old. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 13:19:38 PST Movies & DVDs Master Animator's Swansong - "The Wind Rises" is Elegiac, Inspirational <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1198328/TheWindRises2-220w-tn_w60.jpg" /> Humor is the Secret Weapon in "3 Days to Kill" http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Humor-is-the-Secret-Weapon-in-3-Days-to-Kill <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1198319/3_Days_to_Kil2-220w-tn_w60.jpg" alt="" /> In terms of pure popcorn entertainment, 3 Days to Kill is actually a lot more fun than Taken and its so-so sequel. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 13:13:51 PST Movies & DVDs Humor is the Secret Weapon in "3 Days to Kill" <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1198319/3_Days_to_Kil2-220w-tn_w60.jpg" /> Sneak Preview - "God's Not Dead" Movie http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Sneak-Preview---God-s-Not-Dead <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1196795/GodsNotDead-movie-poster_w60.jpg" alt="" /> Take an advanced preview look at the new faith-based movie that takes unbelief head-on and demands a verdict to prove that God's not dead! With special appearances by Newsboys and &ldquo;Duck Dynasty&rsquo;s&rdquo; Willie and Korie Robertson. Coming to theaters March 21 Thu, 20 Feb 2014 07:37:06 PST Movies & DVDs Sneak Preview - "God's Not Dead" Movie <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1196795/GodsNotDead-movie-poster_w60.jpg" /> "Winter's Tale" More Mystifying Than Magical http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Winter-s-Tale-More-Mystifying-Than-Magical <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1188769/Winters_Tale2-220w-tn_w60.jpg" alt="" /> What seemed like it might be a fantastic, magical story feels awkwardly stitched together, even laughable when not outright confusing. Fri, 14 Feb 2014 07:28:05 PST Movies & DVDs "Winter's Tale" More Mystifying Than Magical <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1188769/Winters_Tale2-220w-tn_w60.jpg" /> "RoboCop" Reboot Looks Cool but Still Isn't Worth Revisiting http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/RoboCop-Reboot-Looks-Cool-but-Still-Isn-t-Worth-Revisiting <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1188760/robocop-movie-poster_w60.jpg" alt="" /> While the warm pangs of nostalgia may be enough to satisfy some filmgoers, one can&rsquo;t help noticing that RoboCop circa 2014 is as disposable and flimsy as the scrap metal the titular character is constructed from. Fri, 14 Feb 2014 07:23:37 PST Movies & DVDs "RoboCop" Reboot Looks Cool but Still Isn't Worth Revisiting <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1188760/robocop-movie-poster_w60.jpg" /> Sneak Preview - "Mom's Night Out" http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Sneak-Preview---Mom-s-Night-Out <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1187990/Mom-s-Night-out-poster_w60.jpg" alt="" /> Get a first peek at a scene from the upcoming comedy, Mom's Night Out! The beauty of Moms' Night Out is that it captures the heart&mdash;and humor&mdash;of everyday life. While it is a fictitious story, the characters are real, the laughter is contagious, and the scenes speak to us all! Tue, 25 Feb 2014 11:48:16 PST Movies & DVDs Sneak Preview - "Mom's Night Out" <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1187990/Mom-s-Night-out-poster_w60.jpg" /> Everything Stacks Up Superbly in "The Lego Movie" http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Everything-Stacks-Up-Superbly-in-The-Lego-Movie <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1180048/the-lego-movie_w60.jpg" alt="" /> This rapid-fire laugh machine is a wildly inventive, highly enjoyable and thoroughly entertaining family film when we least expect it Fri, 07 Feb 2014 09:04:17 PST Movies & DVDs Everything Stacks Up Superbly in "The Lego Movie" <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1180048/the-lego-movie_w60.jpg" /> "The Monuments Men" is an Entertaining, Skilled Throwback http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/The-Monuments-Men-is-an-Entertaining--Skilled-Throwback <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1180039/The-Monuments-Men_w60.jpg" alt="" /> The patriotic schmaltz feels right. If we can't be sentimental about preserving culture, we've lost touch with what these characters did. Fri, 07 Feb 2014 08:59:22 PST Movies & DVDs "The Monuments Men" is an Entertaining, Skilled Throwback <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1180039/The-Monuments-Men_w60.jpg" /> "Labor Day" Mixes Romance and Suspence http://thefishportland.com/Movies-DVDs/Labor-Day-Mixes-Romance-and-Suspence <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1171419/Labor-Day-movie_w60.jpg" alt="" /> Depressed single mom Adele and her son Henry offer a wounded, fearsome man a ride. As police search town for the escaped convict, the mother and son gradually learn his true story as their options become increasingly limited. Thu, 30 Jan 2014 14:35:54 PST Movies & DVDs "Labor Day" Mixes Romance and Suspence <img src="http://fis.live.mediaspanonline.com/assets/1171419/Labor-Day-movie_w60.jpg" />