Film

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Star Wars!

Airs at: Fri, 12/13/2019 at 12:00am - 3:00am
  Once again the MOST wonderful time of the year is upon us, when a brand new STAR WARS movie drops! The 9th and FINAL Film of the Skywalker Saga releases in a week wrapping up the story line begun over 42 years ago . . . . And we'll be celebrating all things Star Wars al... Read more

A Charlie Brown Christmas

Airs at: Mon, 12/02/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
From the Archives, Joe Clement and special guest Dennis Gravy review the classic Christmas-time cartoon, A Charlie Brown Christmas. They consider anti-commercialism, alienation, cultural appropriation, white supremacy, and why the "workers revolution" that seems to promise... Read more

Movie Moles: Jojo Rabbit

Airs at: Mon, 11/25/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Movie Moles Denise Morris and Naomi Knori review the new dark-comedy Jojo Rabbit. Set during WWII, it follows a member of the Hitler Youth who realizes his mother is hiding a Jewish girl in the attic and how he processes that with the aid of his imaginary friend, Adolf Hitl... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for November 25, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 11/25/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this episode, which includes: Well-read Red - Joe reads and shares audio about making Tri-Met fareless and more accessible, and the OPAL Up With Riders campaign. Rally for Fare Enforcement Justice - Joe talk with a Anthemis, a Pacific NorthWest Youth Li... Read more

Mindzone

Airs at: Mon, 11/11/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Denise Morris interviews Jan Haaken about her documentary film, Mindzone, which follows therapists in a Combat Stress Control unit as they carry out two conflicting missions: protecting soldiers from battle fatigue and keeping these same soldiers in the fight. Read more

Outside the Frame gala offers insights and needed platform for homeless youth

Airs at: Wed, 11/06/2019 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  Outside the Frame is a Portland non-profit that works to train homeless and marginalized youth the be the directors of their own films – and lives. The hard work of these youth will be on display tomorrow evening at their annual gala screening. KBOO’s Althea Billings sa... Read more

The Joker and Mental Health

Airs at: Mon, 11/04/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  In a followup to the October 28th Review of Joker, Denise Morris returns to talk with Movie Mole and clinical psychologist Jan Haaken about the critical response to the use of mental illness in the Joker origin story, and the problems with psychiatric diagnoses as ways o... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for November 4, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 11/04/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Joe Clement hosts and we hear: Bill Resnick continues his conversation with Marty Hart Lansberg about the New Deal and the Green New Deal Desiree Hellegers speaks with Cowlitz tribal Chair Bill Iyall about the status of the fights against the proposed Crystal Geyser w... Read more

Halloween Special featuring a short story by Ray Bradbury and The Creature With The Atom Brain.

Airs at: Mon, 10/28/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
In celebration of Halloween Fortunato and DK recall some different horror films, staying up to watch  films on late night television, like cult classic "The Creature With The Atom Brain", and some special music. With a special presentation of the short story "Night" by Ray ... Read more

Movie Review: "Joker"

Airs at: Mon, 10/28/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
“Joker” has been called a film for the far right, an ode to angry, white men, and a condemnation of American austerity under the rule of the billionaire class.  Movie Moles Victoria Saucedo and Denise Morris dig through the rubble to argue that “Joker” is in fact a cinemati... Read more