Summer in the City

Seattle Summer Outdoor Movie Guide 2015

Plan out a summer of open-air cinema.

06/09/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Film Fest

SIFF 2015 Picks: The Final Weekend (June 4–7)

A strong slate of documentaries and comedies— featuring Adam Scott, Jason Sudeikis, Alison Brie, and Tig Notaro—closes out this year's Seattle International Film Festival.

06/04/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Movie Review

Dream a Little Dream, QB

Or how Russell Wilson is the soul of 'Entourage'

06/03/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Film Fest

SIFF 2015 Picks: Week 2 (May 28–31)

Ian McKellen plays an elderly Sherlock Holmes, Evel Knievel rides again, Jason Segel becomes acclaimed author David Foster Wallace, and more must-see films.

05/28/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Film Fest

SIFF 2015 Picks: Week 1 (May 20–25)

Check out a French take on the superhero genre, Jemaine Clement's latest comedy, and uplifting African documentaries.

05/20/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Film Fest

Yesler Terrace Comes to the Big Screen in SIFF's 'Hagereseb'

Zia Mohajerjasbi's short film explores memories of friendship in late-'90s Yesler.

05/20/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

Film Fest

SIFF 2015 Picks: Opening Weekend (May 14–17)

This year's festival kicks off with Sundance winners, Afghan photographers, France's response to 'The French Connection', and Melissa McCarthy.

05/13/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld


Descending to Heck with Brett Morgen

The director discusses the creation of the documentary 'Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck.'

05/04/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


A New Documentary Examines the Science Behind the Oso Landslide

It's called 'Killer Landslides.'

11/18/2014 By Matthew Halverson