TV Recap

Top Chef Portland Episode Four Recap: Shota's Loose Center

Things get raw in an episode covertly sponsored by a swarm of bees.

9:32am By Allecia Vermillion

Five Seconds of Fame

Viral “Cut” Videos on YouTube Star Our Seattle Friends and Neighbors

Some discuss politics; others discuss kink. Together they provide swift mosaics about how we profile each other.

04/19/2021 By Erin Wong

Local Productions

SIFF 2021: All the Northwest Connections Films, Reviewed

From bonkers ski jumps to competitive office filing—here the international is right at home.

04/16/2021 By Stefan Milne

TV Recap

Top Chef Portland Episode Two Recap: Shota Rocks Lobster

“I looked left and right, no one locked eyes with me. And then I looked down and I saw Shota.”

04/09/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

TV Recap

Top Chef Portland Episode One Recap: Shota Gets the Bird

In which Seattle chef Shota Nakajima is down, up, and all about duck.

04/01/2021 By Allecia Vermillion

Local Productions

Steven Soderbergh Is Shooting a Zoë Kravitz Movie in Seattle

A casting call for extras gives new details about the forthcoming movie 'Kimi.'

03/31/2021 By Stefan Milne

Streamers

Seattle International Film Festival's 2021 Lineup Is Here

The blowout festival runs April 8–18 this year, and it's totally virtual.

03/24/2021 By Stefan Milne

City Series

Need to Binge-Watch? These 15 Shows Have Seattle Connections

From alternate futures to first responders to Mr. Crane himself.

02/23/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

TV Review

Netflix’s Firefly Lane Tells a Needlessly Tangled Friendship Story

The 10-episode season is set in Seattle and stars Katherine Heigl and Sarah Chalke.

02/15/2021 By Karen Reyes

Just Let Me Know

Does Hollywood Think Seattle Is Sexy?

Why is a city famously bad for dating most associated with romance movies?

02/01/2021 By Stefan Milne

Hey Watch This

How Sheila Houlahan Went from Local Opera to a Role in The Little Things

The Denzel Washington-starring movie premieres on HBO Max this week.

01/26/2021 By Stefan Milne

Future Scenes

Streaming Series Bazzooka Follows Black Punks in a Dystopian Seattle

Directed by Danny Denial, the show stars a host of local musicians, including Eva Walker of the Black Tones.

01/22/2021 By Stefan Milne

Hey Watch This

A Big Seattle Movie Guide: What to Watch and What to Skip

Old, new, major, minor—here’s our city, and sometimes our state, on the screen.

12/30/2020 By Stefan Milne and Seattle Met Staff

Love is a Battlefield

A Seattle Romance Brings the Bodice-Ripping Revolution to Netflix

Local author Julia Quinn gets a splashy adaptation from Shonda Rhimes on Christmas Day—and, finally, the respect her genre deserves.

12/21/2020 By Allison Williams

Review

HBO’s The Mystery of D.B. Cooper Succumbs to America's Hijacker Obsession

In 1971, Cooper jumped from a plane, likely over Washington, with $200,000 and has never been found—but people keep trying.

11/25/2020 By Stefan Milne

Streaming Dreams

How the Virtual Movie Theater Is Becoming a Thing

From a group-watching app to festivals finding new life online, Seattleites are rethinking how we watch.

10/14/2020 By Stefan Milne

On View

Two New Documentaries Investigate Our Troubled Prison System

Both screen as part of the Social Justice Film Festival this week.

09/30/2020 By Stefan Milne

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