Monthly Archives: May 2008

MISTER LONELY held over!

We are happy to report we are able to keep Harmony Korine’s MISTER LONELY for a second week in our cinemas. The film will play through Thursday, May 29 at 7 and 9:15pm.

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Wanna make a movie at Tubs?

Remember the old Tubs?  You know – the place at 50th and Roosevelt where you could rent a hot tub for relaxing and … er … whatever. Well, this place: is now this place: And if you want to shoot … Continue reading

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CTHULHU gets distribution

Hey! This sounds like good news: Breaking: Cthulhu Gets Picked Up for Distribution posted by Annie Wagner on May 7 at 13:45 PM This just in from Cthulhu director Dan Gildark We were picked up by Regent Releasing for worldwide … Continue reading

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And the winner is…

After Jean-Paul Belmondo won 10 more votes than Marcello Mastroianni during this week’s final round of the Duel of the Cool (PIERROT LE FOU vs. LEO THE LAST), we can declare him the overall winner by just four votes! Belmondo … Continue reading

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Discussion on journalists and the Niger Delta

Now that the Seattle film crew is safely back from the Niger Delta, they have put together a forum on what happened, and the larger issues of journalists in danger.    On Monday at Kane Hall, they’ll tackle questions about the … Continue reading

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Another critic says hurry to SHOTGUN STORIES

Or at least that can be inferred, since Kathy Fennessy gives a glowing review of the film, which ends tomorrow night. I’ve heard nothing but good things about this one – from friends and critics alike. Some choice quotes: “The … Continue reading

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An intro to Alice Neel

Regina Hackett has posted a thoughtful piece about painter Alice Neel on her blog Art-to-Go. It serves as a great primer for the film ALICE NEEL, which opens Friday. Read the article here.

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Georges Melies: Impossible Voyager

I just got this tidy announcement from the Sprocket Society that neatly explains the Georges Melies special presentation next Thursday, and I thought I’d share: Announcing a very special event co-presented by The Sprocket Society and the Northwest Film Forum… … Continue reading

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Fragmented

Next month NWFF will open the Ellen Page vehicle Tracey Fragments, a film that takes a daring approach to its film making. There’s a pretty well argued analysis of the film’s innovative editing approach over at The Auteurs’ Notebook. Director … Continue reading

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Mastroianni takes the lead!

In Round 2 of the DUEL OF THE COOL (in which we pitted 8 1/2 against LE DOULOS) Marcello Mastroianni has taken the lead over Jean-Paul Belmondo. Winning a mere 11 more votes this round, he holds the lead by … Continue reading

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