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

Article

100 Years of Movies

As Universal Pictures celebrates its centennial, watch The Birds, Jaws, The Sting, and more at Northwest Film Forum.

10/12/2012 By Laura Dannen

Article

Ski Movie Mogul Warren Miller Refuses to Go Downhill

Warren Miller inspired legions of skiers with his goofy, self-narrated ski-bum films. After the sale of his company—and a lawsuit—Miller agreed to never appear in, narrate, or direct another ski film. But now, nearing 90, he refuses to go down

11/23/2011 By Neal Thompson

Article

The Bootlegger’s Right-Hand Man

Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s upcoming PBS documentary Prohibition turns the lens on a Kirklander whose rum-running father never forgot his strangely scrupulous boss.

09/21/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Article

Seattle Summer Events Guide: Film

A guide to the best outdoor films all summer long.

06/21/2011