Prestige TV

Jean Smart's Long, Fascinating Road from Ballard to Hacks

The Seattle-born actress tours the country, in the second season of the HBO series, as Deborah Vance. But her film and drama resume’s already been there.

05/09/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

Seattle in the Movies

10 Things I Hate About You Shows Us the Real Seattle

The 1999 movie starring Julia Stiles, Heath Ledger, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt reminds us what we hate—and love—about our city.

12/30/2021 By Zoe Sayler

Seattle in the Movies

Fifty Shades of Grey: Is It 50 Shades of Terrible?

Can we really trust a movie set in Seattle where half the population seems to use an umbrella?

12/29/2021 By Angela Cabotaje

Seattle in the Movies

Why Does Where'd You Go, Bernadette Hate Seattle?

The film version of Maria Semple's blockbuster novel misses its chance to truly skewer the Emerald City.

12/28/2021 By Allison Williams

Seattle in the Movies

Is Singles the Ultimate Seattle Movie?

Much of what the Cameron Crowe classic starring Matt Dillon and Kyra Sedgwick says about our city still holds true.

12/27/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

The Science of Fiction

The New Dune Is the Best Yet—and It's Not That Great

Dune, starring Zendaya and Timothée Chalamet, premiered in theaters and on HBO on October 22. Did it do justice to the spirit of Frank Herbert's novel?

10/25/2021 By Sophie Grossman

SCARE SHOW

Washington State's Most Horrific Film Achievements

Scary movies perfect for Halloween, from The Ring to the David Lynch canon.

10/20/2021 By Sophie Grossman

One-Click Mind

5 Awful Amazon Movie Remake Ideas

In May, the company agreed to acquire MGM. What would happen if the e-commerce giant got its paws on some classic films?

10/04/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Hey Watch This

A Big Seattle Movie Guide: What to Watch and What to Skip

From 'Sleepless in Seattle' and 'Humpday' to 'Fifty Shades of Grey' and 'Harry and the Hendersons'—here’s our city, and sometimes our state, on the screen.

04/28/2021 By Stefan Milne and Seattle Met Staff

Hey Watch This

How Sheila Houlahan Went from Local Opera to a Role in The Little Things

The Denzel Washington-starring movie premieres on HBO Max this week.

01/26/2021 By Stefan Milne

On View

Two New Documentaries Investigate Our Troubled Prison System

Both screen as part of the Social Justice Film Festival this week.

09/30/2020 By Stefan Milne

Classic Cinema

The Pandemic Launched a New Era for Drive-In Theaters

The retro novelty of watching a movie in your own car never looked so good.

07/31/2020 By Allison Williams

Grab Your Popcorn

Why Washington’s Drive-In Movie Theaters Are Petitioning to Reopen

Inslee's phased recovery approach isn't progressing fast enough for these vintage businesses.

05/13/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Game On

Fighting Boredom During Coronavirus Quarantine

Here are some local video game, board game, and movie recommendations to keep you entertained indoors.

03/18/2020 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Nostalgia Is the New Black

How 2 Seattle-Set Films Inspire Style Today

'Say Anything' and '10 Things I Hate About You' hit milestone anniversaries this year, but the style therein remain as stylish as ever.

11/26/2019 By Kelly Skahan

Discount Drama

6 Spots to Catch Cheap Movies

These theaters offer movie deals that won’t leave you forking over $30 for a ticket and half-empty box of Milk Duds.

07/17/2018 By Christina Ausley

Blessed Unions

9 Movie Theaters Serving Booze

Because sometimes you need a cocktail to make that romantic comedy go down smoother.

05/07/2018 By Jaime Archer

Shady in Seattle

The Final Installment of the Fifty Shades Trilogy Hits Theaters This Month

Time to toast Seattle’s most surprising cultural cameo.

01/25/2018 By Darren Davis

Good Bad Movies

James Franco's The Disaster Artist Is Screening in Seattle

You've seen 'The Room.' Now it's time to see the making of 'The Room.'

11/25/2017 By Alison Klein

Museums

'Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds' Boldly Goes for Fan Service Over Depth

EMP Museum's celebration of 50 years of Star Trek should satisfy Trekkies, but can't fully engage.

06/29/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld