On View

For Your Streaming Pleasure: NWFF’s Local Sightings Film Festival Returns

The PNW-centric film festival is back with a ranging, and pertinent, slate.

09/17/2020 By Stefan Milne

Awards

Lynn Shelton Is Up for a Posthumous Emmy

The Seattle director, who died in May, is nominated for her work on 'Little Fires Everywhere.'

07/28/2020 By Stefan Milne

Interview

The Founders of Nubian Productions on the Need for Black Voices Behind the Scenes

Ariana Steen and Mia K. McNeal started the Seattle visual arts production organization run by Black women with the aim “to create content by Black people, fo...

07/14/2020 By Stefan Milne

Farewell

Northwest Film Forum Is Live Streaming Lynn Shelton’s We Go Way Back Tonight

As part of its tribute to the beloved Seattle director, the theater will run her first feature film for free.

05/21/2020 By Stefan Milne

Grab Your Popcorn

Why Washington’s Drive-In Movie Theaters Are Petitioning to Reopen

Inslee's phased recovery approach isn't progressing fast enough for these vintage businesses.

05/13/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Agent Cooped Up

Twin Peaks Is 30 and Kyle MacLachlan Is Hosting a Streaming Party

The Yakima native will live-tweet the pilot and then take to Instagram for a Q&A.

04/08/2020 By Stefan Milne

Binge-Worthy

Stream These 21 Shows and Movies with Seattle Connections

Been in your house so long you forget what the city looks like? These local-ish stories will remind you.

04/01/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Review Your Purchase

PBS’s 'Amazon Empire' Is a Good Primer on the Seattle Tech Giant

The new two-hour Frontline episode covers the company’s fraught facets, even if it doesn’t further the investigation much.

02/20/2020 By Stefan Milne

Reeling

Seattle Asian American Film Festival Is Back!

The eighth annual festival starts Thursday with a timely lineup and a party at Washington Hall.

02/19/2020 By Stefan Milne

Analog Out

At the Video Store Is an Ode to the Fading Rental Business

Bill Hader, Todd Haynes, John Waters, and some Seattleites ponder stores like Scarecrow Video—what they meant and what the few remaining still mean.

01/14/2020 By Stefan Milne

(Micro)soft News

Netflix’s Inside Bill’s Brain Doesn’t Bother Digging Deep

The new three-part documentary suffers from a rosy look at Bill Gates.

09/24/2019 By Stefan Milne

Film Reviews

Here You Go: 6 Movies from Local Sightings Film Festival, Reviewed

Five documentaries—and one long-lost local classic—are coming to Northwest Film Forum.

09/19/2019 By Stefan Milne

TV Review

Netflix’s Unbelievable Is Not So Hard to Believe

The eight-episode miniseries—based on the rape of a Lynnwood teen—takes a new approach to tackling sexual assault on screen.

09/13/2019 By Lily Hansen

Journeys

Strange Negotiations Delves into David Bazan's Crisis of Faith

A new documentary charts the travels, and travails, of the local singer-songwriter.

08/20/2019 By Stefan Milne

Film Letters

Where'd You Go, Bernadette Is Not Quite a Wreck

Maria Semple's novel is now a movie starring Cate Blanchett, and we have qualms.

08/16/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Hear Here

Phonic Seattle Explores Our Less Typical Music Venues

The new documentary looks into spaces that don’t fit the standard mold.

08/15/2019 By Stefan Milne

Quote Unquote

Film Director Lynn Shelton Will Always Pick Seattle Over Hollywood

"I love Seattle so much. I much prefer the green here, the gray, the skies, the clouds, the water, a new vista. Seattle sort of ruined me for anywhere else."

07/23/2019 By Allison Williams

TV Style

The Phluid Project and HBO’s Euphoria Team Up for a Capitol Hill Popup

The one-day event hosts gender neutral apparel from the New York–based brand and appearances by the show’s stars, Hunter Schafer and Barbie Ferreira.

07/09/2019 By Lily Hansen

Summer in the City

Seattle Summer Outdoor Movie Guide 2019

Here are all your chances for cinema without walls.

06/11/2019 By Lily Hansen

Seattle Cinema

SIFF 2019 Review Roundup May 29–June 5

This week in PNW premieres: all-male burlesque, a recovered silent film, and a documentary on homelessness.

05/29/2019 By Seattle Met Staff