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Monthly Archives: November 2010
Luis García Berlanga passed away last Saturday, November 13. Along with Juan Antonio Bardem – oh, and Bunuel – he defined post-war Spanish cinema under the iron fist of Francoism. His filmmaking was of a classic mold but suffused with … Continue reading
Whew, this quiz from David Thompson is a toughie. But give it a go: 1. Who said, “I know things about people, Lily?”, and in what film? 2. Who played Louis Mazzini, Jeeves and Lord Byron? 3. Which actor made at least one … Continue reading
This just in: Seattle Filmmaker’s $600 Feature Lands at Zero in NY and LA Self-financed, indepedent Seattle filmmakers continue to quietly flex their creative muscles on the international film festival circuit. The latest, a $600 feature film offering by Seattle … Continue reading
The Tokyo International Film Festival wrapped last week. TIFF is a sort of vertically sprawling film festival commanding 8 days, several screens and a story or two of the Mori Tower at Roppongi Hills, a post-modern plaza, shopping mall, art … Continue reading
Northwest Film Forum’s Winter 2010-11 cinemas calendar is now available online! Click here to take a look at the many gems in the upcoming quarter. Highly anticipated bookings include D.A. Pennebaker’s new documentary Kings of Pastry; a 50th anniversary screening … Continue reading
(Warning: slight conflict of interest and abuse of power here. I am coordinating Couch Fest this year, but I would have wanted to share it with you regardless, so just ignore this little detail.) Greetings Couch Fest Fans! Couch Fest … Continue reading
NW Film Forum is pleased to be a co-sponsor of Bilocal: Seattle-New Orleans, happening November 12 and 13 at Town Hall Seattle. The event brings together writers and artists–including Seattle’s own Ben Kasulke–from Seattle and New Orleans, to present new … Continue reading
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Vainglorious? Sexy? Overblown? Olivier Assays’ Carlos has got ‘em talking: “About 15 minutes into “Carlos,” Olivier Assayas’s excited, exciting, epic dramatization about the international terrorism brand known as Carlos the Jackal, the title character takes a long, loving, vainglorious look … Continue reading