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

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Megan Griffiths

The director discusses bringing Seattle—and its music scene—to life in 'Lucky Them.'

06/12/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Summer in the City

Seattle Summer Outdoor Movie Guide 2014

From the thrills of 'Gravity' to Wes Anderson's artful quirk: A rundown of this year's open-air cinema.

06/10/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Film Fest

SIFF 2014 Picks: June 2–8

Quincy Jones, Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler's rom-com spoof, and other highlights from SIFF 2014's final week.

06/02/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Film Fest

SIFF 2014 Picks: May 28–June 1

Richard Linklater's decade-spanning coming of age epic 'Boyhood' highlights SIFF's third week.

05/28/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Film Fest

SIFF 2014 Picks: May 20–26

Music movies including 'Lucky Them' and 'Razing the Bar' highlight the film festival's second week.

05/20/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Film Fest

SIFF 2014 Picks: May 15–19

André 3000 becomes Jimi Hendrix, Laura Dern and Chiwetel Ejiofor visit, and more start of SIFF selections.

05/13/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Film News

SIFF 2014 Announces Its Full Lineup

From big stars to Brony docs, there's something for everyone at 40th edition of the film fest.

05/02/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Film News

SIFF 2014 Opens with Jimi Hendrix Biopic

'Jimi: All Is By My Side' begins the fest's 40th edition on May 15 at McCaw Hall.

04/21/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Film

(Socialist) Spring in the City at Northwest Film Forum

Red Renewal: Seattle's Socialist Spring brings political action to the big screen

03/19/2014 By Josh Feit

Reel World

How to Write an Oscar-Nominated Screenplay

Whidbey Island's Bob Nelson wrote the Oscar nominated film Nebraska—and he has only his time on Seattle’s Almost Live! to blame.

02/24/2014 By James Ross Gardner

Article

SIFF Brings Back David Sedaris Movie ‘C.O.G.’

The 2013 SIFF Grand Jury Prize winner is the first on-screen adaptation of the humorist’s work.

09/03/2013 By Laura Dannen

Article

'Sleepless in Seattle' Turns 20

'Sleepless in Seattle', every bad headline writer’s go-to inspiration, turns 20 in June. Let’s celebrate with some of the worst (best?) it wrought.

05/22/2013 By Matthew Halverson

Article

Star Wars’ Lando Calrissian Is Still One Smooth Space Rogue

A Q&A with Billy Dee Williams, who will appear at Emerald City Comicon.

01/23/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

Article

Timothy Tau Discusses His Short Film About Keye Luke

A Q&A with the director, whose movie comes to the 2013 Seattle Asian American Film Festival.

12/19/2012 By Seth Sommerfeld

Article

The Met Poll

Your holiday movie habits

11/28/2012 Research by Karen Taylor Quinn

67 Ways to Stay Sane

5 Oscar-Bait Films We Won’t Miss

We’re tired of talking to our families. Escape to the cinema when these blockbuster films debut.

11/14/2012 By Matthew Halverson