Erin K. Thompson

Pain & Gain Opens Fri., April 26 at Meridian and other theaters.

Pain & Gain Opens Fri., April 26 at Meridian and
other theaters. Rated R. 120 minutes. Michael Bay has spent the past few years living in… Continue reading

 

It’s a Disaster Opens Fri., April 26 at SIFF Film Center, then

It’s a Disaster Opens Fri., April 26 at SIFF Film Center, then moves to SIFF Cinema Uptown on Mon., April 29. Rated R. 88 minutes.… Continue reading

 

Antiviral Runs Fri., April 19–Thurs., April 25 at Grand Illusion. Not rated.

Antiviral Runs Fri., April 19–Thurs., April 25 at Grand Illusion. Not rated. 106 minutes. Kim Kardashian has psoriasis, Miley Cyrus has tachycardia, and Pamela Anderson… Continue reading

 

The End of Love Runs Fri., April 12–Thurs., April 18 at Grand

The End of Love Runs Fri., April 12–Thurs., April 18 
at Grand Illusion. Not rated. 90 minutes. Mark Webber, the young writer, director, and star… Continue reading

Wrong Runs Fri. April 5-Thurs. April 18 at Grand Illusion. Not rated.

Wrong Runs Fri. April 5-Thurs. April 18 at Grand Illusion. Not rated. 94 minutes. Quentin Dupieux, a prominent French electronic musician who goes by the… Continue reading

Beyond the HillsOpens Fri., March 29 at Seven Gables. Not rated. 150

Beyond the HillsOpens Fri., March 29 at Seven Gables. Not rated. 150 minutes.Cristian Mungiu won international acclaim for his devastating 2007 film 4 Months, 3… Continue reading

Garrett Croxon started writing songs on his guitar back around 2006, but

Garrett Croxon started writing songs on his guitar back around 2006, but first played them onstage less than a month ago. In the interim, Croxon,… Continue reading

The first time Shana Cleveland played an open-mike night at Cafe Racer,

The first time Shana Cleveland played an open-mike night at Cafe Racer, five years ago, she was trying to catch a guy's eye. "I was… Continue reading

20/20: Wheels of Fire

How a "crazy Czechoslovakian" turned a Central District bike shop into a favorite venue.

Chastity Belt: Seattle Nude

Welcome to the quartet's stripped-down, post-grad rock.

Through @ 2: Whitney Lyman

She's ready to poison herself to slay her predators.

The Wheelies: Rough Riders

Patrick Doherty talks BFFs and BMX.

Jon McMillion: Slow Groover

A wallflower with a hard-on for disco.

Unnatural Helpers’ Yacht Rock

Looking toward shore from Andrew Sullivan's sailboat, the quartet makes Land Grab.

Tattoo You Too

Baby Guns talks breaking up and burning cars.

Thick Freakness

Side Pony doubles the steak, packs the hot sauce.

Deep Time: Vantastica

The duo's hitting the CD in a big gray pig!

Reverb Fest 2012: The Lineup

Country Lips! Haunted Horses! OCnotes! The Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Band in the World!

Through @ 2: Inside the Kithkin Universe

The Situation I'm spending a recent Friday evening with three-fourths of the tribal-pop band Kithkin—Alex Barr, Bob Martin, and Kelton Sears, all seniors at Seattle… Continue reading

OC Notes’ Bad Rap

Why he says his acoustic-guitar-playing self is "the real me."