Monthly Archives: January 2011

What a party!

Check out the Children’s Film Festival 2011 opening night pajama party with Caspar Babypants!  What a blowout.

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The Mysteries Of Blu-Ray

While you might not be able to make it out from the picture above (taken on my blackberry and uploaded to a twitter account at lo-resolution), last night I was privileged to view Raoul Ruiz’ latest masterpiece Mysteries of Lisbon in its … Continue reading

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Uncle! Uncle!

Five reasons to come see My Uncle at the NWFF, where it’s playing daily through Thursday as part of the Children’s Film Festival: 1. Jacques Tati was the Buster Keaton of France. 2. It was very considerate of Tati to … Continue reading

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You’re Lookin’ At Country 2011 poster

Featuring Johnny Cash! Read more & get your tickets here.

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Shut out of Crispin Glover or Enemies of the People? May I suggest…

It’s going to be a busy weekend here at the Film Forum. Only a few tickets remain for the four shows with Crispin Glover, and they are sure to be gone by the time you read this, and tonight and … Continue reading

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Now Hear This: A Review of ‘Sunrise’

Last night I attended the Northwest Film Forum’s screening of Sunrise, a 1927 silent feature directed by F.W. Murnau. Rather than listening to a generic score typically tacked onto these movies from the pre-sound era, the audience enjoyed live accompaniment … Continue reading

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Find the Thrill of the Chase at Children’s Film Festival Seattle

January 26-February 5 Read the full schedule and purchase tickets here! Trailer courtesy of UncleBob.tv and Creature

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Critic’s consensus on HIROSHIMA: It’s weird, but it’s good

“Cinematically ambitious yet divertingly entertaining…an illuminating experiment in straining the very logic of films. The result is a wacky version of a certain kind of hybrid movie from cinema’s transition era from silence to sound, films in which sound was … Continue reading

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Holiday party photos !

Starring Dennis West as Santa.  More here.

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Two new sound clips available for the Sound First Film Challenge

One of the key elements of any good movie is its sound design and mix. It is an element that often if not always comes as a response to images that the filmmaker shot and audio they recorded on location. … Continue reading

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