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NOW, REALLY AND TRULY, THE ACTUAL RESULTS OF THE 1ST ANNUAL “MOST CREATIVE TOP TEN FILM LIST” CHALLENGE OF 2008! (OH, AND I GUESS WE GOT A NEW PRESIDENT, TOO!)

First I must apologize that it took so long to decide, but seriously everyone put SO MUCH EFFORT into their lists, they were all so good in their own special ways, I decided I had to be more creative myself … Continue reading

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TODAY, THE WORLD BECAME A BETTER PLACE

I’ve lived in Seattle for 3 decades now and have NEVER felt so much hope and energy in the air as I did walking around today.  Due to one circumstance (and about 24 others) this is the first time I … Continue reading

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WHAT I’VE BEEN WAITING FOR ALL YEAR, MY PEER GROUP’S OWN FESTIVAL FOR 2009————-”THE FOURTH ANNUAL CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL SEATTLE” STARTS JANUARY 23RD! (PART 1)

THE 4th ANNUAL CHILDREN‘S FILM FESTIVAL SEATTLE STARTS:   FRIDAY, JANUARY 23RD  @ 7PM, ENDS:   SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 1ST @ 7PM, WITH MANY VISUAL, AND TASTY TREATS TO EXPERIENCE IN-BETWEEN! Talk about matching the right reviewer to the right program–how … Continue reading

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WINNER OF THE 1st ANNUAL “THE MOST CREATIVE TOP TEN FILM LIST” CHALLENGE IS……….

TO BE ANNOUNCED ON JANUARY 20TH, 2009. (If TV networks can do it, why can’t I?)

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THE FEATURE

THE FEATURE :             2008        (184 MINUTES)            D:   MICHEL AUDER AND ANDREW NEEL                     PLAYS:    FRIDAY, JANUARY 2ND TO THURSDAY, JANUARY 8TH     … Continue reading

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FROM THE BOOTH TO THE AUDIENCE, MY TOP 10 FILM EXPERIENCES AT NWFF IN 2008

What an amazing year for film!  Since I have been privileged to see this organization up close and personal as I started blogging for them in the middle of the year, I  appreciate even more how vital NWFF is to … Continue reading

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DAY OF WRATH—THE EYES HAVE IT

DAY OF WRATH:          (1943)    BLACK  & WHITE,   DANISH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES       97  MINUTES D: CARL THEODORE DREYER  W: CARL THEODORE DREYER, POUL KNUDSEN, PAUL LA COUR, MOGENS SKOT-HANSEN & HANS WIERS-JENSSENS,  FROM THE UNCREDITED PLAY BY HANS WIERS-JENSSENS, “ANNE … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCING THE 1ST ANNUAL “MOST CREATIVE TOP TEN FILM LIST” CHALLENGE (2008)

Brought to you by: The Lithuanian Baking Company Our Motto: “I Bake, Therefore I Am” Yes, this is YOUR opportunity to win a White Russian Cake (Kahlua, Vodka and Cream), baked by an actual White Russian! The rules are these: … Continue reading

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GREAT SPEECHES FROM A DYING WORLD—THERE BUT FOR THE GRACE OF GOD, GO ALL OF US

GREAT SPEECHES FROM A DYING WORLD    (2008)     92 MINUTES DOCUMENTARY      D:    LINAS PHILLIPS PLAYS:    FRIDAY  DECEMBER  5TH TO THURSDAY DECEMBER  11TH,  AT: 7    AND     9 PM. DIRECTOR PRESENT AT OPENING WEEKEND SHOWS!!!!!!!!!!!AN ORIGINAL PRESENTATION BY … Continue reading

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FRONTRUNNERS: AKA MEET MAX FISCHER OF RUSHMORE, KNOWN IN THIS DOCUMENTARY AS GEORGE ZISIDAIS

FRONTRUNNERS:        (2008)     80 MINUTES     D:  CAROLINE SUH    DOCUMENTARY       PLAYS:     FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28TH TO WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3RD   AT :       7   AND     9PM First, I must say that the actual experience of watching this film was … Continue reading

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