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Monthly Archives: December 2008
The NWFF staff put together this list of the top 25 people who left the planet this year (in no particular order). Thanks for being. Happy trails. Over and out. Tim Russert William F. Buckley Cyd Charisse Paul Newman George Carlin Harold … Continue reading
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The top ten movie watching experiences this year at NWFF: (in no particular order) Taking Off – Sort of like the first time you watched Dazed and Confused and you realized you’d be quoting this movie for a long, long … Continue reading
Peter’s favorite high fructose mainstream movie/tv/media experiences of the year. Alright enough with the high-falootin’ top ten lists. This one’s for THE REAL AMERICA! Joe “The Stoner” says: “There’s no guilt in these pleasures!” (OK, yes, there’s a little, but … Continue reading
WNYC has a great discussion between three New York critics; A.O. Scott, Melissa Anderson, and Nathan Lee, about 2008 in cinema and how this year’s films all felt smaller, more intimate, and more human. Part two of the conversation posted … Continue reading
Seattle is making the rounds in the film world these days. Another success story comes to us from indieWIRE which reports that Seattle filmmaker Deirdre Timmons’ A WINK AND A SMILE was picked up for distribution by First Run Features. … Continue reading
Movie listings, that is. We’re still showing them the old fashioned way here at NWFF. Did you know you can get NWFF upcoming showtimes and film descriptions delivered weekly to your RSS aggregator? Why struggle to remember what is playing … Continue reading
These are the top ten grossing film runs of 2008 at Northwest Film Forum. Let us know which ones you saw and why you came. 1. Zidane 2. It Is Fine, Everything Is Fine 3. Mister Lonely 4. The Gits … Continue reading
For all you sprocket heads out there, here are my top ten Kodak 16mm film stocks for 2008: 10. 7248 9. 7278 (yeah I said it!) 8. 7240 7. 7205 6. 7222 (money in the bank!) 5. 7251 4. 7218 … Continue reading
At last! Check out the stream on Flickr. Many many thanks to our wonderful elf Marcy, and of course to this year’s Santa, Stranger film editor Lindy West. Update! Watch this video too