Jeff Baker, The Oregonian

Jeff Baker

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'The Hateful Eight' review: Quentin Tarantino's Western is nothing but blah blah, bang bang, boring

It's Tarantino's worst movie by a widescreen margin. → Read More

The 18 best movies of 2015

2015 was a great year for documentaries, breakthrough performances by women, and a few sequels that hit the mark. → Read More

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' review: If you like 'Star Wars,' you'll love it. If you don't ....

"The Force Awakens" is the seventh movie in the "Star Wars" franchise. → Read More

'Creed' review: Rocky Balboa's back in a knockout performance by Sylvester Stallone

Michael B. Jordan plays the son of Rocky's rival and friend Apollo Creed in the seventh movie in the series. → Read More

Portlanders may see snow Monday night. They will see rain. Cold, cold rain.

A cold front is expected to bring several inches of snow to mountain passes on Monday night. Low temperatures in Portland will be at or below freezing all week. → Read More

Man killed in hit-and-run accident near Corvallis

A 34-year-old man was found dead on Highway 34 near Corvallis. → Read More

'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay

"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 2" is the fourth and final movie in the series starring Jennifer Lawrence, Julianne Moore, Woody Harrelson and the late Philip Seymour Hoffman. → Read More

Wordstock 2015: big crowds, steady rain, great readings, mass confusion

The literary festival's first year in the Park Blocks drew long lines at all venues. → Read More

Wordstock 2015: big crowds, steady rain, great readings, mass confusion

The literary festival's first year in the Park Blocks drew long lines at all venues. → Read More

Chelsea Clinton visits Mt. Tabor Middle School, answers questions from kids

Clinton was in Portland to promote her new book "It's Your World." → Read More

Karl Glusman goes from Lake Oswego to stardom in a sexually explicit French 3-D movie

Glusman plays the lead in "Love," which opens Wednesday at Cinema 21. → Read More

Coast Guard suspends search for Hawaiian big-wave surfer

Alec "Ace Cool" Cooke was last seen surfing in Waimea Bay on the North Shore of Oahu. → Read More

Heavy rain pushes through Portland area, snarling roads and soaking trick-or-treaters

The National Weather Service said the worst rain should move through by 6 p.m. or so. → Read More

Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Cheryl Strayed sign deal with HBO for TV series set in Portland

Strayed and her husband, Brian Lindstrom, are writing a series based on Strayed's book "Tiny Beautiful Things." → Read More

Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Cheryl Strayed sign deal with HBO for TV series set in Portland

Strayed and her husband, Brian Lindstrom, are writing a series based on Strayed's book "Tiny Beautiful Things." → Read More

Astoria film festival highlights Ingrid Bergman, Oregon productions

The Astoria International Film Festival is Oct. 16-18 at the Liberty Theater. → Read More

Nike's influence on the University of Oregon: innovative branding or overreach?

Phil and Penny Knight have made major donations for the renovation of Autzen Stadium, the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex, Matthew Knight Arena and a new building named for Marcus Mariota. → Read More

Portland Queer Film Festival features 'Freeheld,' starring Ellen Page and Julianne Moore

The festival runs Oct. 2-8 at Cinema 21. → Read More

Philippe Petit performed a highwire walk in downtown Portland in 1987

Petit's walk across the World Trade Center towers in 1974 is the subject of the new movie 'The Walk' → Read More

Noah Strycker, Eugene birdwatcher, sets world record

Strycker's books include "Among Penguins" and "The Magic and Mystery of Birds." → Read More