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With deadpan impatience/intelligence, Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation) plays Darius, an intern at Seattle magazine sent to the Olympic Peninsula to help write a snarky… Continue reading
This big retrospective is anything by academic.
A message of hope in South Lake Union.
If you're going to save yourself from self- indulgence as the writer/director/star/ composer of a shoestring indie, you'd better do something risky or odd with… Continue reading
Ginny Ruffner's downtown floral fantasy.
It's quite the honor to be selected as SIFF's opening-night feature, particularly when Lynn Shelton's Your Sister's Sister is the first genuinely local film ever… Continue reading
You'll find two main varieties of SIFFgoers at the Seattle International Film Festival, now in its 38th year. First are the savvy veterans, passes dangling… Continue reading
Because so many Americans closely follow Australian horse racing, we can assume you already know the true-life story of jockey Damien Oliver and his noble… Continue reading
After making the festival circuit in 2010, this youth-oriented call to activism has been tweaked to include Occupy Wall Street, but it otherwise feels hopelessly… Continue reading
Adapting his 2006 young-adult novel, Anthony McCarten doesn't mishandle the material—the story of a 15-year-old Dublin kid hoping to lose his cherry before dying of… Continue reading
Sabrina Lantos/Sony Pictures ClassicsGreta Gerwig and Adam Brody flaunt their footwork.The Dinner: crab ravioli, at The Tin Table (915 E. Pine St.).The Movie: Damsels in… Continue reading
Seattle is home to legions of pallid, sleep-deprived programmers, and Microsoft's Xbox gaming platform is central to this insightful new geek documentary. Well-directed by first-timers… Continue reading
Waiting for the camels to come.
If you're going to trap the leads of a romantic comedy on a red-eye flight from L.A. to New York, the script had better be… Continue reading
Stick a fork in him!
Does gay art really need its own separate show? This big survey doesn't make the case.
Last year, the parent company of Landmark Theatres put the movie circuit up for sale, but there were no buyers. Among its Seattle holdings, the… Continue reading
When even the cops in this Turkish police story begin joking about bladder control, you know you're in for a very long drive. From Nuri… Continue reading
Much less the rabble-rouser than 2008's Burma VJ, Robert H. Lieberman's two years of firsthand reportage from that country was filmed prior to recent developments… Continue reading
An installation evokes salt as a purifier.