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

Binge-Worthy

9 Shows and Movies on Netflix with Seattle Connections

If news that 'The Office' will leave the streaming service has you worried, here are some localish things to console.

07/03/2019 By Sam Jones

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

Cinematic Hacks

A Guide to Seattle's Outdoor Movie Scene

Where to watch cinema in the open air, with a little something extra.

05/29/2019 By Stefan Milne

Seattle Cinema

SIFF 2019 Review Roundup May 22–28

Four more locally grown movies premiere this week—plus a suite of short films.

05/22/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Seattle Cinema

SIFF 2019 Review Roundup May 16–21

This week three movies with Seattle connections hit the festival: 'Sword of Trust,' 'Good Kisser,' and 'Frances Ferguson.'

05/16/2019 By Stefan Milne

Movie Review

What Is the Point of Netflix’s Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile?

Yeah, casting Zac Efron as Ted Bundy is silly. But there are deeper problems.

05/07/2019 By Stefan Milne

Cinema Paradiso

The 2019 Seattle International Film Festival Schedule Is Here

410 films. 86 countries. 25 days. Get to it.

05/01/2019 By Stefan Milne

On the Big Screen

6 Dark Cinematic Takes on Washington State Ferries

Charting Hollywood’s increasingly grim interpretations of our beloved vessels.

04/23/2019 By Stefan Milne