Monthly Archives: November 2010

Luis García Berlanga 1921 – 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

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A real stumper – how many of these trivia questions can you get?

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

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Big news from director Danny White and his $600 “The Middle of the Middle”

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

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Tokyo Calling

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

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Winter calendar time

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

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Couch Fest is coming!

(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

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Bilocalism (win free tickets!)

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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New trailer for “Little Blue Pill”

Check it out: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A29Cbx7nOMk]

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Hoodies! Get yer hoodies here.

Northwest Film Forum is now slinging our goods on CafePress.com.  Your holiday shopping challenge is over!  Get your mugs, tote bags, hoodies and a variety of t-shirt options, all with our 15th anniversary limited edition design, now.

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The Glory Days of Terrorism

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

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