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Jonah Ray (yellow) joins Crow, Servo, and original host Joel Hodgson on the ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’ live tour. Photo courtesy MST3K

The Timeless Formula of ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’ Goes Live

New host Jonah Ray discusses tour, honorable riffs, and nerd fan acceptance

 

Kena (Samantha Mugatsia) and Ziki (Sheila Munyiva) are beacons of light in <em>Rafiki</em>. Image courtesy Film Movement

Getting It Twisted

What to watch for at this year’s edition of Twist: A Queer Film Festival.

 

Robert Redford says goodbye with The Old Man & the Gun. Photo by Eric Zachanowich/Twentieth Century Fox

Fall Movie Preview 2018

From Oscar hopefuls to broad comedies, here’s what the season’s film slate has to offer.

 

Kayla (Elsie Fisher) stays glued to her screens in ‘Eighth Grade.’ Photo by Linda Kallerus/A24

Embracing the Naturalistic Awkwardness of ‘Eighth Grade’

Writer/director Bo Burnham and star Elsie Fisher discuss making and living one of the year’s best films.

Kayla (Elsie Fisher) stays glued to her screens in ‘Eighth Grade.’ Photo by Linda Kallerus/A24
Hulking out at the ACE Comic Con in Glendale, Ariz. Photo courtesy of ACE Comic Con

The Pop-Up Disruptor Con

ACE Comic Con heads to Seattle this week with a stripped down, star-focused model. Will it work?

Hulking out at the ACE Comic Con in Glendale, Ariz. Photo courtesy of ACE Comic Con
Movies at Marymoor is just one of many local outdoor film offerings. Photo by Erinn J. Hale

Seattle Outdoor Movie Calendar 2018

Journey from Wakanda to a galaxy far, far away with this year’s summer film slate.

Movies at Marymoor is just one of many local outdoor film offerings. Photo by Erinn J. Hale
Get lost in the desert with ‘Little Tito and the Aliens.’ Photo courtesy SIFF

SIFF 2018 Picks: Final Week

From an isolated scientist to an always-connected teen, we highlight the fest’s offerings from June 4–10.

Get lost in the desert with ‘Little Tito and the Aliens.’ Photo courtesy SIFF
Lakeith Stanfield and Tessa Thompson star in SIFF’s Centerpiece film, <em>Sorry</em><em> to Bother </em><em>You</em>. Photo courtesy SIFF

SIFF 2018 Picks: Week 2

A wide variety of comedies highlight the fest’s offerings from May 29–June 3.

Lakeith Stanfield and Tessa Thompson star in SIFF’s Centerpiece film, <em>Sorry</em><em> to Bother </em><em>You</em>. Photo courtesy SIFF
I Am Not a Witch. Photo courtesy SIFF

SIFF 2018 Picks Week 1

From a PBS star to a hip-hop firebrand, our choices for the must-see films screening at the fest from May 21–28.

I Am Not a Witch. Photo courtesy SIFF
Hearts Beat Loud. Photo courtesy SIFF

SIFF 2018 Picks: Opening Weekend

From Chinese internet stars to a classic Japanese masterpiece, our choices for the must-see films screening at the fest from May 17–20.

Hearts Beat Loud. Photo courtesy SIFF
The women that run SIFF: Beth Barrett and Sarah Wilke. Photo by Amy Kowalenko/SIFF

Women Filmmakers Make Big Moves at Seattle International Film Festival

As calls for accountability and inclusions roil Hollywood, SIFF’s power duo leads the nation’s largest film festival into a fairer future.

The women that run SIFF: Beth Barrett and Sarah Wilke. Photo by Amy Kowalenko/SIFF
Leave No Trace. Image courtesy SIFF

SIFF 2018 Guide

Picks for our most anticipated films at this year’s festival.

Leave No Trace. Image courtesy SIFF
Deadpool will say anything to get you to see his movie this summer. Photo courtesy Twentieth Century Fox

Summer Movie Preview 2018

From action blockbusters to heartfelt documentaries, our film critic picks the summer’s must-see films.

Deadpool will say anything to get you to see his movie this summer. Photo courtesy Twentieth Century Fox

Sorry, Not Sorry

Lebanon’s Oscar-nominated The Insult captures the universality of devolving discourse.

<em>The Shape of Water</em> image courtesy Fox Searchlight.

Academy Award Nomination Predictions and Dreams

The names we expect to be called at the Oscar nomination announcements (and ones that should be).

<em>The Shape of Water</em> image courtesy Fox Searchlight.