Film

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Despite a Strong Cast, “20th Century Women” Comes Off Cloying

Rather than paint a grand picture of the ’70s, the film suffocates under the weight of its sentiment.

 

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In ‘Paterson,’ Jim Jarmusch’s Latest, Adam Driver Drives and Writes Poems

It may appear ‘quirky,’ but fear not—the film is an authentic joy.

 

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‘Hidden Figures,’ Is a Heroic Look at Jobs Well Done

The satisfying film follows three pioneering black women mathematicians at NASA.

 

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The Year’s Finest Films

Amid the ceaseless Hollywood sequels and superhero flicks, unlikely gems rose to the top.

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Eight Decades Later, Tacoma’s 1927 Lost Film ‘Eyes of the Totem’ Makes Its Seattle Debut

The relic from the days of Tacoma’s dreams as a ‘Hollyood-by-the-Sea’ shows at Northwest Film Forum.

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‘La La Land’ Grafts the Golden Era of Film Onto Modern Day

The film’s throwback Hollywood charm is well-executed, but ultimately contrived.

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A Ruthless Lobbyist Takes on Gun Control in the Farfetched But Satisfying ‘Miss Sloane’

Jessica Chastain dominates as few actresses get to dominate their films these days.

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‘Old Stone’ Turns a Controversial Chinese Medical Policy Into Neo-Noir

After a collision with a motorcyclist, a taxi driver’s lifesaving decision begins a dark descent.

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Warren Beatty’s New Film About Howard Hughes Is, Like Its Subject, Daffy and Odd

‘Rules Don’t Apply’ shines by not settling for mere nostalgia.

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Beset by Overly Minimalist Direction, ‘Loving’ Loses Its Emotional Heartbeat

The film’s approach to 1967’s court ruling on interracial marriage suffers from reluctant direction.

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‘Aquarius’ Builds a Stunning Story Out of a Subject Seattleites Are Familiar With

The Brazilian film finds a mid-60s writer battling for her historic building against developers.

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A Coming-of-Age Film, ‘Moonlight,’ Offers More the Longer You Give It

There are plenty of hit-and-miss moments, but it all adds up to an inspired end.

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