A friend of mine laughed when I called Thelma a slow-motion action movie, but it’s true! The biggest…
I love the idea that writer-director Jeff Nichols was so transfixed by a book of 1960s countercultur…
Death taking the shape of a filthy bedraggled macaw---who shows up to take life with the fanning of …
Just a week ago, I “swam” in Puget Sound (note the liberal quotes) in mid-May for a solid ten minute…
I was not a fan of Mad Max: Fury Road. I remember leaving the screening with a bit of a 3D headache,…
It's a wrap! The SIFFTY-th (sort of 50th) Seattle International Film Festival wrapped up on Sunday n…
I noticed a recurring theme in several of the films I saw at SIFF: the preservation of art, culture,…
Art can come from a source of joy, pain, or strife, as shown in these wildly different portrayals of…
It's refreshing to see a variety of films about aging, where older actors are front and center, not …
I have to admit, this movie had to slowly win me over (and it had plenty of time to do that with its…
What to see? What to see? The pared-down Seattle International Film Festival is shorter and leaner, …
Part of the fun of going to film festivals is enjoying the unique treat of watching a movie before a…