Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with STIFF's Will Chase

We talk with STIFF's programming director as the event reinvents itself as the Seattle Transmedia and Independent Film Festival.

04/30/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Film News

Seattle International Film Festival Unveils Its 2015 Lineup

This year's offerings include big comedies, Pixar, foodie flicks, David Foster Wallace, and SIFF degrees of separation with Kevin Bacon.

04/29/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Film

SIFF 2015 Opens with Melissa McCarthy in 'Spy'

The latest pairing of actress Melissa McCarthy and director Paul Feig ('Bridesmaids,' 'The Heat') kicks off this year's festivities.

04/15/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Film

The Future of Washington Film Is in the Legislature’s Hands

Senate Bill 6027 would not only bring more productions here but also keep local ones from leaving.

04/10/2015 By Bernard Ellouk

Museums

Star Wars and the Power of Costume at EMP Is Pure Movie Magic

Garments from a galaxy far, far away...

02/19/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Film

Cinerama Celebrates Martial Arts Film with the Fists and Fury Festival

Catch the films of Akira Kurosawa, Bruce Lee, and Jackie Chan, plus 'Kill Bill', and many more.

02/18/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Film

Prep for the Academy Awards with Cinerama's Eight Days of Oscar

The renovated movie theater screens all eight Best Picture nominees over nine days.

02/05/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Pop-A-Shot

Breaking Down Ben Gibbard's Basketball Skills

The Postal Service singer conducts interviews for the concert film 'Everything Will Change' in a hoops context. We analyze the tape.

12/02/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Poll

Reserved Seating at Movies: Yay or Nay?

The remodeled Cinerama has them.

11/20/2014 By Matthew Halverson

Film News

Cinerama Reopens: New Seats, Sights, Sounds, and Treats

Everything about Paul Allen's posh movie theater has been overhauled, even the food and drink options.

11/19/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Film

Northwest Film Forum Takes Movie Crowdfunding Offline

Join the Crowd offers a new platform for independent filmmakers to debut their fundraising campaigns

11/18/2014 By Jeremy Buben

Television

A New Documentary Examines the Science Behind the Oso Landslide

It's called 'Killer Landslides.'

11/18/2014 By Matthew Halverson

Film

Chatting with Lynn Shelton About 'Laggies'

The director discusses her biggest film to date and her musical collaboration with Ben Gibbard.

10/22/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alerts

The Who Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary with KeyArena Concert

Plus, Miranda Lambert in Tacoma and a special screening of the Postal Service concert documentary

10/14/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Film

The Egyptian Theatre Reopens with a Weekend of Free Screenings

The Capitol Hill theater returns as SIFF Cinema Egyptian with showings of 'Risky Business,' 'Amélie,' 'Enter the Dragon,' 'Pan's Labyrinth,' and more.

10/02/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Northwest Film Forum's Courtney Sheehan

The program director at NWFF talks about Local Sightings Film Festival 2014 and nurturing the city's film community

09/09/2014 Photography by Seth Sommerfeld

Film

Lynn Shelton's 'Laggies' To Premiere Locally at SIFF's Women in Cinema

The local director's biggest feature to date kicks off SIFF's yearly celebration of female filmmakers in September

08/26/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Film News

Scarecrow Video Becomes a Non-Profit and SIFF Lays Out Egyptian Theatre Reopening Plans

Scarecrow turns to Kickstarter, while SIFF Cinema Egyptian targets a fall revival

08/13/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Film

'Boyhood' Director Richard Linklater Discusses the Creation of His Indie Epic

The director talks about the process and pop cultural minutia of the movie that took 12 years to shoot.

07/23/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld