Culinary Cinema

SIFF Lines Up Food and Drink Films for the Coming Festival

An ode to the scotch whisky industry. A Bavarian barman visits the most prestigious bars in the world. A look into the universe of Michelin stars. The annual...

03/22/2018 By Rosin Saez

SHade Index

Rejected Characters from the Grey’s Anatomy Spin-Off

The show that chronicled a fictional Seattle hospital’s high-stakes surgeries and breakroom hookups debuts a firefighter-based offshoot, Station 19, on March 22. Here are a few TV tropes that didn’t make the cut.

02/27/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

The Women's Issue

Meet Courtney Sheehan, Cinema Nerd Turned Administrative Mastermind

The Northwest Film Forum is in good hands with Sheehan at the helm.

01/31/2018 By Darren Davis

Shady in Seattle

The Final Installment of the Fifty Shades Trilogy Hits Theaters This Month

Time to toast Seattle’s most surprising cultural cameo.

01/25/2018 By Darren Davis

Television

'Parts Unknown' Cut a Segment About Sexual Harassment in Tech

Nikki Barron of Techbridge Girls says the show cut her conversation with Bourdain but kept her in the closing montage. She was also unaware the episode would feature a segment on virtual reality porn, which would have been a deal breaker.

11/29/2017 By Darren Davis

Good Bad Movies

James Franco's The Disaster Artist Is Screening in Seattle

You've seen 'The Room.' Now it's time to see the making of 'The Room.'

11/25/2017 By Alison Klein

TV Recap

The 'Parts Unknown' Seattle Episode Reveals How the Rest of the Country Feels About Us

An episode in which Anthony Bourdain smokes a ton of weed, talks tech bros and serial killers, and gets very nostalgic about...something.

11/20/2017 By Darren Davis

Film File

Ciao, Cinephiles! SIFF's Cinema Italian Style Starts This Week

The annual mini festival of films from the Appennine Penisula returns November 9. Here are some picks to keep on your radar.

11/08/2017 By Rosin Saez

Feature

Scents from a Mall: The Sticky, Untold Story of Cinnabon

Three decades after its creation in Seattle, the cinnamon roll purveyor maintains a novel sway over our appetites and, thanks to a certain flamboyant, corrupt attorney, some unexpected TV fame.

10/23/2017 By Allecia Vermillion Photography by Kyle Johnson

Fiendish Conversation

Molly Sides on 'Danger Diva,' Being Covered in Fake Blood, and How She's Not Always an Extrovert

The voice of Thunderpussy pulls back the curtain on the Seattle-filmed sci-fi musical, which screens at the Northwest Film Forum this weekend.

09/27/2017 By Darren Davis

Bachelor Party

Chase the Dream and Audition for 'The Bachelor' at Pacific Place

Ever want to become that special sort of famous? This might be your best shot.

07/19/2017 By Darren Davis

Art Collabs

Celebrate Emerging Women Filmmakers at the Future of Film Is Feminist Festival

Three major arts nonprofits join forces this week to showcase films by female-identifying artists.

07/12/2017 By Isabel Boutiette

Summer In The City

Seattle Summer Outdoor Movie Guide 2017

Bust out the lawn chairs and curl up with a blanket for some cinema under the stars.

06/09/2017 By Liz Weber

Tune In

A Handy Guide to 'Twin Peaks' Viewing Parties

This Sunday, witness the return of David Lynch's cult classic at these local watering holes. There will be cherry pie specials and damn fine coffee cocktails, obviously.

05/16/2017 By Liz Weber and Darren Davis

Ticket Alerts

The Seattle International Film Festival 2017 Lineup Has Arrived

With 400 films on the docket, you'll need time to plan out your fest before grabbing tickets.

05/03/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alert

See Val Kilmer as Mark Twain This Thursday Because Life Is Short

The veteran actor rolls into town with a filmed version of 'Citizen Twain,' the one-man show in which Val Kilmer is Mark Twain. What else do you need to know?

05/02/2017 By Darren Davis

Interview

Emily Nussbaum and the Art of Analyzing Television

Talking about writing about watching with 'The New Yorker' TV critic before she visits town for Seattle Arts and Lectures 'Women You Need to Know' series.

05/01/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

City Hall

3 Seattle Council Members Are Attending Samantha Bee's Trump Roast

Seattle's five council women received an invitation after their appearance on Full Frontal last year.

04/18/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Weird Washington

Take a Day Trip to North Bend—the Real Twin Peaks

It was just a little cult TV show a quarter century ago, but Twin Peaks' aesthetic came to define North Bend. Now that the series is back, the sleepy suburb is back in the spotlight.

04/18/2017 By Allison Williams

Film

Seattle International Film Festival 2017 Opens with 'The Big Sick'

The Judd Apatow–produced comedy tells the real story of Kumail Nanjiani ('Silicon Valley') falling for his wife as she was falling ill.

04/10/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld