Ah, the early 1990s: when foster children roamed free, Michael Jackson still inspired us, and a whale named Keiko swam into our collective consciousness and became a temporary resident of the Northwest (before we kicked him out to sea and he died, but that’s a different story). Join us as we dive deep into 1993’s “Free Willy,” a surprising amount of which was filmed in Portland proper, as well as Astoria, Oregon, and starring Michael Madsen’s furrowed brow. [insert Willy’s crying noise here]
And don’t forget – Portland at the Movies is now a part of the fantastic Funemployment Radio Network, featuring such great podcasts as Funemployment Radio (voted Best Podcast in Portland in 2016), Geek in the City, and more. Check them out – they’re awesome!