Monthly Archives: December 2010

It’s not too late… to give a little year-end gift to Northwest Film Forum

…just sayin’.

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10 Best Japanese Films 2010

2011 in Japan was marked by the disaster of 3.11. The earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown decisively changed the conversation of the future of Japan. By the end of the year, a number of documentary filmmakers presented an array of … Continue reading

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Top 10 Movie Moments at the Film Forum in 2010

1. Rebel Without a Cause with screenwriter Stewart Stern in attendance. The man can talk for hours, but admit it – we’d all listen for hours.  Besides, it never gets old hearing casual references to “Uncle Adolph.” 2. The Red … Continue reading

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A Top Ten for Cats in Cinema

The spirit of the Top Ten holiday list should probably be a reflection on the past year. Sorry to say, but the films in my top ten have very little to do with 2010. I present to you for no … Continue reading

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2010 Top Ten

In 2010, the films I thought about most seemed to take part in the real/fake discourse, and for that it was a boom year. These are the films and clumps of films (and events) I thought about most: I’m Still … Continue reading

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16 days left to join the Children’s Festival jury

Calling all future film critics! What better way to hone your critical skills than to serve on the jury for Children’s Film Festival Seattle? The jury will attend screenings throughout the festival and announce prizewinners at the Festival’s closing ceremony. … Continue reading

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Bobby Ellis kicks some Slamdance a$$

Nice work if you can get it: Craig Packard’s short script, “Bobby Ellis is Gonna Kick Your Ass” was selected as the second-place finalist in the Slamdance screenwriting competition.  As a finalist, he will receive a full filmmaker’s pass to the festival along … Continue reading

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Glenn’s Top 10

Northwest Film Forum member and serious cinema buff Glenn F. has graciously agreed to share his top 10 of 2010. Post your picks in the comments! 1. The Social Network (David Fincher) – Fincher directs his second masterpiece (uh, Zodiac) … Continue reading

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Can you make a film and still be green?

Megan Griffiths think so!  Come discuss why and how: The Off Hours and the Sustainable Style Foundation (SSF) will be co-hosting a Strategy Salon this Wednesday (12/15) from 4-6pm in theater two at the Northwest Film Forum.  We will use The … Continue reading

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Fun with holiday cards

Like this year’s holiday card staff photo?  Well, here’s a few more that didn’t quite make the cut for your amusement. Click here for bigger versions. Mr. Matt Daniels is responsible for the magic. Thanks Matt!

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