Robert Ham

Robert Ham


Arts & culture journalist/critic based in Portland, Oregon.

Favorite films

  • Over
  • Under
  • Sideways
  • Down

Recent activity

  • A.K.A. Serial Killer

  • Richard's Things

  • The Edge of Seventeen

  • Woodstock 99: Peace, Love, and Rage

Recent reviews


Popular reviews

  • The Central Park Five

    The Central Park Five


    [My Willamette Week review]

    Ken Burns has spent over 20 years documenting American history in bite-size chunks, homing in on one subject after another with keen alacrity. In all that time, though, Burns has touched on issues such as racism and poverty only at a decades-long remove. So to see the 59-year-old filmmaker's name associated with a documentary recounting one of the most horrendous miscarriages of justice in recent memory is frankly a little shocking. To Burns' credit, he rises…

  • Antichrist



    The feel good hit of the summer from the new name in screwball comedy.