Film Review

'Ender's Game' Sacrifices Story in the Name of Crowd-pleasing Adventure

The big screen adaptation of Orson Scott Card’s sci-fi novel trades nuance for thrills.

11/01/2013 By Jessie Beebe

Film Review

The Muddled Thrills of 'The Counselor'

Cormac McCarthy and Ridley Scott's new film delivers the thrills but lacks clarity.

10/25/2013 By Zosha Millman


Review: The Shallow Intellectual Waters of 'Jobs'

Kutcher tries to capture the Apple founder's essence, but the script just isn't there.

08/16/2013 By Mike Lydon

Film Fan

3 Summer Anti-Blockbusters to See in June

Not a single explosion in sight.

06/07/2013 By Laura Dannen

Screen Style

Go See: Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's

Matthew Miele's documentary about the iconic New York City department store is in Seattle through June 2.

05/30/2013 By Abiola Akanni

Film Review

Bloody Bloody 'Django Unchained'

America's slavery history as an exploitation flick? Quentin Tarantino gives it a shot, with mixed results.

12/25/2012 By Matthew Halverson

Film Review

'Les Misérables' Soars to New Heights in Cry-Singing

Do you hear the people sob, sobbing the songs of unhappy men? It is the music of a people who will not be dry-eyed again.

12/20/2012 By Allison Williams

Film Review

'The Hobbit' Trilogy Is Off to a Slow Start

Reminder: This isn't Lord of the Rings.

12/14/2012 By Laura Dannen


Review: Spielberg, Day-Lewis in Top Form with 'Lincoln'

Stars align for this brilliant historical drama.

11/09/2012 By Laura Dannen

Film Review

Woody Allen’s To Rome With Love Is Like a Fiat 500

There’s not much there.

07/06/2012 By Laura Dannen

Film Review

Pixar’s First Leading Lady Is Brave, but Not Very Clever

The simple story lacks the wit we’ve come to expect from the studio.

06/22/2012 By Laura Dannen

Film Review

Hunger Games: Not Just Another Teen Movie

Director Gary Ross starts the trilogy off with a winning nail-biter.

03/22/2012 By Laura Dannen

Film Review

In Chronicle, Should We Have Sympathy for the Devil?

Today’s antihero is a teen with superpowers who ransacks Seattle.

02/03/2012 By Matthew Halverson