Must-See Movies

A Beginner's Guide to Seattle Film

From '90s flicks to recent additions, these are the Seattle-set movies you need to add to your Netflix queue.

09/21/2018 By Stefan Milne

Pop Culture Fix

The Essential Guide to Seattle Music, Books, and Film

Catch up on the works you’ll hear locals reference all the time.

09/21/2018 By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do September 21–23

Alternative rock from Essex, a Seattle painter's mesmerizing mazes, and a road trip at 12th Avenue Arts.

09/20/2018 By Gwen Hughes

Mt. Sigh

The First North Bend Film Festival Is This Weekend

Ignore the Twin Peaks nostalgia—the festival itself looks solid.

08/22/2018 By Stefan Milne

Discount Drama

6 Spots to Catch Cheap Movies

Seeking A/C? These theaters offer movie deals that won’t leave you forking over $30 for a ticket and half-empty box of Milk Duds.

07/17/2018 By Christina Ausley

Red Carpet

Seattleite Rachelle Henry Is Nominated for Two Young Artist Awards

The 17-year-old writer, director, and actress will head to LA this weekend for the award show.

07/11/2018 By Katheryn Grice

Monthly Planner

15 July Events You Can't Miss

A guide to getting your arts and culture fix this month.

06/19/2018 By Stefan Milne

Top Five

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle in July 2018

The Roots play at Woodland Park, dragons take over the ID, and two of the Three Amigos bring a variety show.

06/19/2018 By Stefan Milne

Fiendish Conversation

SIFF Directors Zeek Earl and Chris Caldwell Talk Sci-Fi in Seattle

The guys behind Prospect are Seattle locals and want to keep it that way.

05/23/2018 By Stefan Milne

Virtual Virtues

I Went to the SIFF VR Zone

Organizers turned the former BCBG store into mini virtual reality film fest.

05/16/2018 By Stefan Milne

Blessed Unions

9 Movie Theaters Serving Booze

Because sometimes you need a cocktail to make that romantic comedy go down smoother.

05/07/2018 By Jaime Archer

Festival Guide

SIFF Tickets Go On Sale Thursday May 3

Programmers announced the sprawling schedule today. Here's how to navigate.

05/02/2018 By Stefan Milne

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