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A Seattle filmmaker explores her heritage.
Since 1976, the Seattle International Film Festival has imposed its own particular burdens on the ambitious Seattle filmgoer. Having crept upward from two weeks at… Continue reading
Still playing at the Meridian, Werner Herzog's new 3-D documentary Cave of Forgotten Dreams shows that man has been depicting beast since the early Stone… Continue reading
Another twisted, obsessive love story from South Korea's Kim Ki-duk, the 2007 Breath is a tale of two households riven by jealousy, revenge, and sexual… Continue reading
Hoop Dreams meets American Idol. If you're sick of poetry slams already, if you have no patience for tales of teen uplift, stay away from… Continue reading
A very atypical zombie movie, the somberly effective Rammbock begins like a breakup drama and ends in a Mozart-Requiem swell of German romanticism. Unhandsome schlemiel… Continue reading
Dueling memoirs from Paul Allen and Howard Schultz.
Images of an ever-changing Seattle.
Jonathan Wenk c 2010 Summit Ent. LLCStrangers on a train: Gyllenhaal and Monaghan.The Dinner: roast-chicken salad at Subway (4336 Roosevelt Way N.E.).The Movie: Source Code… Continue reading
It's probably inevitable that a biopic will be made about the late comic Bill Hicks (1961–1994), who achieved his greatest success shortly before cancer killed… Continue reading
Someone's been watching too many Miranda July movies. Made in Portland by Matt McCormick, this slow-moving tale of tangentially related slackers achieves a nice mood,… Continue reading
Caught in a woven fence.
Empty is right, and that's not a put-down. This sparse black-and-white documentary by Alain LeTourneau and Pam Minty places a stationary camera in southeastern Oregon,… Continue reading
The Degenerate Ear Ensemble?
Steinbeck's play. Dreams crushed. The end.
A science fair at the Henry.
Shot here by Seattle native Nicholas Gyeney, The Penitent Man plays like an old episode of The Twilight Zone. You'll soon guess its big reveal,… Continue reading
When did the idea of art cars emerge from the old hot-rod culture of the '50s and '60s? And should we blame Tom Wolfe for… Continue reading
From France, The Round Up is a long, dull, straightforward dramatization of that country's Vichy collaboration with the Nazis during the summer of 1942. Mélanie… Continue reading