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Nerd for Life

Rainn Wilson, star of NBC’s The Office, speaking to students at the University of Washington

  • Published 11/19/2009


Screen Player

Mark Vrieling, who launched ScreenPlay in 1990, streams video to thousands of stores. And he’s not done yet.

  • By Manny Frishberg
  • Published 11/17/2009

On the Town

Red Hot

Seattle’s John Myhre dissects his design work in the new movie Nine starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Marion Cotillard, Nicole Kidman, and Penélope Cruz.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 11/17/2009


A Germaphobe Is Born

Swine flue has a newly paranoid germophobe pondering, What’s worse: pandemic or fear of pandemic?

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 11/17/2009

On The Town


In the Akira Kurosawa-Toshiro Mifune movie Rashomon, four witnesses offer four differing accounts to tell the story of a man murdered and his wife raped by a bandit.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 11/17/2009


The Perfect Party

This month’s party guests: Amber Lancster, David Fleming, Richard Price, Mike Gillis, Stephanie Hervey, Bob Saget, Grace Crunican, and Steve Wiecking.

  • Published 11/17/2009


The Movie Seattle Saved

Thirty years ago, The Stunt Man starring Peter O'Toole was gathering dust in a vault. Its producers hated it and no studio would touch it. Then Seattle audiences made it the star of one of Hollywood’s greatest underdog stories.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 11/13/2009


Home Movies

The world knows we’re a movie-loving city, but Seattle has a criminally unheralded history as a movie making city, too. Here are our picks for the 11 films, in chronological order, that defined Seattle’s cinematic persona—and 10 more guilty pleasures th

  • By Steve Wiecking
  • Published 11/13/2009

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