Film & Television

Al Fresco Film

Seattle Outdoor Movie Guide 2022

From Marymoor Park to Seattle Center's Movies at the Mural, here's where to catch outdoor film screenings this summer.

06/02/2022 By Sophie Grossman

Prestige TV

Jean Smart's Long, Fascinating Road from Ballard to Hacks

The Seattle-born actress tours the country, in the second season of the HBO series, as Deborah Vance. But her film and drama resume’s already been there.

05/09/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Killer Confessions

Bosco Brings Seattle Grunge to RuPaul's Drag Race Season Finale

Local drag queen Bosco's decadent horror-inspired drag looks and quick wit have earned her a place as a finalist on season 14 of RuPaul's Drag Race.

04/22/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

Hot stuff

Bridgerton Is Back for a Steamy Second Season

Seattle author Julia Quinn, the voice behind the sexy and groundbreaking Shonda Rhimes show, is enjoying the ride.

03/15/2022 By Allison Williams

Seattle on TV

Luke Kolpin, Seattle’s Top Chef Contestant, Prepares for Prime Time

He cooked at Canlis, then spent nearly nine years at Noma in Copenhagen. He makes his TV debut March 3 on Bravo's wildly popular reality cooking show.

03/02/2022 By Ann Karneus

Seattle in the Movies

Steven Soderbergh’s Kimi Holds a Mirror Up to Seattle

The picture revealed in the HBO Max movie, filmed in Seattle and starring Zoe Kravitz, is one of a dystopian metropolis ruled by evil tech corporations.

02/18/2022 By Sophie Grossman

Scene Stealer

Seattle in the Movies

What they got right and oh so wrong.

02/08/2022

Seattle in the Movies

Sleepless in Seattle Makes Me Deeply Grateful That I Don’t Remember the '90s

The Nora Ephron film starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan is one of the most classic romcoms of all time–but does it actually have anything to do with Seatttle?

12/31/2021 By Sophie Grossman

Seattle in the Movies

10 Things I Hate About You Shows Us the Real Seattle

The 1999 movie starring Julia Stiles, Heath Ledger, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt reminds us what we hate—and love—about our city.

12/30/2021 By Zoe Sayler

Seattle in the Movies

Fifty Shades of Grey: Is It 50 Shades of Terrible?

Can we really trust a movie set in Seattle where half the population seems to use an umbrella?

12/29/2021 By Angela Cabotaje

Seattle in the Movies

Why Does Where'd You Go, Bernadette Hate Seattle?

The film version of Maria Semple's blockbuster novel misses its chance to truly skewer the Emerald City.

12/28/2021 By Allison Williams

Seattle in the Movies

Is Singles the Ultimate Seattle Movie?

Much of what the Cameron Crowe classic starring Matt Dillon and Kyra Sedgwick says about our city still holds true.

12/27/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Hello, you

Dylan Arnold of You on His Start at Bainbridge Performing Arts

The actor, who plays Theo on the Netflix hit TV show, speaks about his Seattle roots and our culture's love of crime stories.

12/08/2021 By Malia Alexander

The Science of Fiction

The New Dune Is the Best Yet—and It's Not That Great

Dune, starring Zendaya and Timothée Chalamet, premiered in theaters and on HBO on October 22. Did it do justice to the spirit of Frank Herbert's novel?

10/25/2021 By Sophie Grossman

SCARE SHOW

Washington State's Most Horrific Film Achievements

Scary movies perfect for Halloween, from The Ring to the David Lynch canon.

10/20/2021 By Sophie Grossman

One-Click Mind

5 Awful Amazon Movie Remake Ideas

In May, the company agreed to acquire MGM. What would happen if the e-commerce giant got its paws on some classic films?

10/04/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

TV Review

Shrill’s Final Season Brings the Show to an Apt but Rushed Conclusion

The Hulu series's last episodes are now streaming.

05/11/2021 By Stefan Milne

Hey Watch This

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

From 'Sleepless in Seattle' and 'Humpday' to 'Fifty Shades of Grey' and 'Harry and the Hendersons'—here’s our city, and sometimes our state, on the screen.

04/28/2021 By Stefan Milne and Seattle Met Staff

Legacies

The Paper Tigers Plays with Seattle's Martial Arts Lore

The new action comedy movie was shot in Chinatown–International District.

04/26/2021 By Stefan Milne

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.

04/23/2021 By Allecia Vermillion