Brian Miller

Dequenne's Murielle marries more men than she realizes.Fabrizio Maltesse/Versus Prods.

Our Children Runs Fri., Sept. 13–Thurs., Sept. 19 at Sundance Cinemas. Not

Our Children Runs Fri., Sept. 13–Thurs., Sept. 19 at Sundance Cinemas. Not rated. 111 minutes. This film’s original French title signals madness; even with the… Continue reading

Dequenne's Murielle marries more men than she realizes.Fabrizio Maltesse/Versus Prods.
Farsad tries her hand at the gun range.

The Muslims Are Coming! Runs Fri., Sept. 13–Thurs., Sept. 19 at Grand

The Muslims Are Coming! Runs Fri., Sept. 13–Thurs., Sept. 19 at
Grand Illusion. Not rated. 85 minutes. Interviewed in a laundromat, David Cross says he usually… Continue reading

Farsad tries her hand at the gun range.
Larson (with Keith Stanfield) as troubled counselor.Brett Pawlak/Cinedigm

Short Term 12 Opens Fri., Sept. 6 at Seven Gables. Rated R.

Short Term 12 Opens Fri., Sept. 6 at Seven Gables.
Rated R. 96 minutes. Expanding his prior short film, Destin Cretton’s affecting little indie drama is… Continue reading

Larson (with Keith Stanfield) as troubled counselor.Brett Pawlak/Cinedigm

Off Label Runs Fri., Sept. 6-Thurs., Sept. 12 at Northwest Film Forum.

Off Label Runs Fri., Sept. 6-Thurs., Sept. 12 at Northwest Film Forum. Not rated.
80 minutes. Containing little in the way of news or information, this… Continue reading

Wilde and Johnson tip more than a few.

Drinking Buddies Opens Fri., Sept. 6 at SIFF Cinema Uptown. Rated R.

Drinking Buddies Opens Fri., Sept. 6 at SIFF Cinema Uptown. Rated R. 90 minutes. Workplace romance is always a fraught subject, and the water-cooler flirting… Continue reading

Wilde and Johnson tip more than a few.
Down in the Fisher Pavilion are four visual-arts exhibitions, one of which

Down in the Fisher Pavilion are four visual-arts exhibitions, one of which

Down in the Fisher Pavilion are four visual-arts exhibitions, one of which we’ve already covered, detritus we value. One small gallery isn’t listed on the… Continue reading

Down in the Fisher Pavilion are four visual-arts exhibitions, one of which
The Seattle Center Pavilion, next to the skate park, is divided into

The Seattle Center Pavilion, next to the skate park, is divided into

The Seattle Center Pavilion, next to the skate park, is divided into two galleries for Bumbershoot this year. One is a place of refuse, not… Continue reading

The Seattle Center Pavilion, next to the skate park, is divided into
The visual-arts component of Bumbershoot can be hard to find, since the

The visual-arts component of Bumbershoot can be hard to find, since the

The visual-arts component of Bumbershoot can be hard to find, since the indoor venues vary from year to year. Over at the Seattle Center Pavilion,… Continue reading

The visual-arts component of Bumbershoot can be hard to find, since the
Warashina’s 1996 painting Redwood Drift.

A big career retrospective is equal parts biography and art, especially when

A big career retrospective is equal parts biography and art, especially when it covers a half-century of work. Patti Warashina: Wit and Wisdom at the… Continue reading

Warashina’s 1996 painting Redwood Drift.
Brian Miller

I first saw Carsten Holler’s Neon Circle a few years back at

I first saw Carsten Holler’s Neon Circlea few years back at Western Bridge, the now-closed SoDo gallery where collectors William and Ruth True showcased their… Continue reading

Brian Miller
Carlson and his home collection.rewindthismovie.com

Rewind This! Runs Fri., Aug. 30–Thurs., Sept. 5 at Grand Illusion. Not

Rewind This! Runs Fri., Aug. 30–Thurs., Sept. 5 at 
Grand Illusion. Not rated. 94 minutes. Beyond irony, kitsch, or nostalgia, Austin director Josh Johnson argues… Continue reading

Carlson and his home collection.rewindthismovie.com
Munro's Jess has a head for tactics.Alamo Drafthouse

I Declare War Runs Fri., Aug. 30–Thurs., Sept. 5 at SIFF Cinema

I Declare War Runs Fri., Aug. 30–Thurs., Sept. 5 at SIFF Cinema Uptown. Not rated. 94 minutes. This Canadian-made indie, about kids playing capture-the-flag in… Continue reading

Munro's Jess has a head for tactics.Alamo Drafthouse
The Shinoharas near their Brooklyn home.Radius/TWC

Cutie and the Boxer Opens Fri., Aug. 30 at Seven Gables. Not

Cutie and the Boxer Opens Fri., Aug. 30 at Seven Gables.
Not rated. 82 minutes. Granted remarkable access to the lives of struggling Japanese artists Ushio… Continue reading

The Shinoharas near their Brooklyn home.Radius/TWC
Above: Bagge’s band. Left: Ellen Forney. Right: Bagge at work.

There are only a handful of Northwest companies with a national reputation,

There are only a handful of Northwest companies with a national reputation, few of which are named for their founders. Nordstrom, Boeing, and Weyerhaeuser are… Continue reading

Above: Bagge’s band. Left: Ellen Forney. Right: Bagge at work.
Pegg's Gary demands that everyone drink.Laurie Sparham/Focus Features

The World’s End Opens Fri., Aug. 23 at Sundance and other theaters.

The World’s End Opens Fri., Aug. 23 at Sundance and other theaters. Rated R. 109 minutes. The trailers and ads for this third Edgar Wright-Simon… Continue reading

Pegg's Gary demands that everyone drink.Laurie Sparham/Focus Features
Break a lung! From left: Holden, Bell, and Melamed.Seamus Tierney/Roadside Attractions

In a World… Opens Fri., Aug. 23 at Sundance and other theaters.

In a World... Opens Fri., Aug. 23 at Sundance and other theaters. Rated R. 93 minutes. There’s a real basis for the title and guiding… Continue reading

Break a lung! From left: Holden, Bell, and Melamed.Seamus Tierney/Roadside Attractions
Cuticchio's fisherman clings to tradition.Cohen Media

Terraferma Opens Fri., Aug. 16 at Varsity. Rated R. 88 minutes. The

Terraferma Opens Fri., Aug. 16 at Varsity. 
Rated R. 88 minutes. The setting is a remote volcanic island off Sicily that looks like a lot… Continue reading

Cuticchio's fisherman clings to tradition.Cohen Media
Awkward and authentic: Teller and Woodley.Wilford Harewood/A24 Films

The Spectacular Now Opens Fri., Aug. 16 at Harvard Exit, Lincoln Square,

The Spectacular Now Opens Fri., Aug. 16 at Harvard Exit, Lincoln Square, and Sundance Cinemas. Rated R. 95 minutes. This adaptation of a 2008 young-adult… Continue reading

Awkward and authentic: Teller and Woodley.Wilford Harewood/A24 Films
One of Sign Painters' unidentified subjects practicing his craft.signpaintermovie.blogspot.com

Sign Painters Runs Mon., Aug. 19–Thurs., Aug. 22 at Northwest Film Forum.

Sign Painters Runs Mon., Aug. 19–Thurs., Aug. 22 at Northwest Film Forum. Not rated.
80 minutes. The more I type, the worse my handwriting gets. And… Continue reading

One of Sign Painters' unidentified subjects practicing his craft.signpaintermovie.blogspot.com
Ndiaye at the helm.ArtMattan Prods.

The Pirogue Runs Fri., Aug. 16–Thurs., Aug. 22 at Northwest Film Forum.

The Pirogue Runs Fri., Aug. 16–Thurs., Aug. 22 at Northwest Film Forum. Not rated.
87 minutes. Where’s Matt Damon when you need him? So soon after… Continue reading

Ndiaye at the helm.ArtMattan Prods.