Film

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In ‘Café Society,’ Woody Allen Can’t Find a Pulse

With his pretty new film, the director delivers some sharp jokes, but never gets into a groove.

 

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Finding the Good in Bad Movies

It’s about the crowd, not the quality, at Seattle’s bad-movie screenings.

 

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Viggo Mortensen Gets Comfortable in ‘Captain Fantastic’

But the Matt Ross film still manages to chafe some.

 

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Visually and Sonically, ‘The Fits’ Is a Wonderfully Weird Debut

After a misfit 11-year-old joins a dance team, her peers succumb to mysterious seizures.

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The BFG’s CGI Is a Test Case for Digital Moviemaking Exhaustion

There’s a warm heart under the digital exterior, one that makes us long for rubber sharks.

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Northwest Film Forum Becomes a One-Stop Shop for the Beginning Filmmaker

The Capitol Hill nonprofit just added a new class that will put your dream on the screen.

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‘De Palma’ Is an Uncritical but Robust Look at a Filmmaking Great

The film underscores De Palma’s keen, sometimes lurid grasp of what cinema is.

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The Other Side Is a Harrowing Journey Through the Ravages of Rural Louisiana

“I acknowledge this film’s power, and still feel uneasy about it.”

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Selections for the Fourth Week of the Seattle International Film Festival

Young Obama in love, Viggo Mortensen’s post-hippie fantasy, and more.

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The Screwy Screwball of Maggie’s Plan

The comedy in Maggie’s Plan is on-again, off-again.

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‘Weiner’ Reveals a Politician Unable to Turn His Hubris, or the Cameras, Off

Filmmakers Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg capture the cringeworthy mayoral run of shamed former congressman Anthony Weiner.

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Selections for the Third Week of the Seattle International Film Festival

Megan Griffiths’ newest, South American noir, Latvian absurdism, and more.

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