Author Archive | imaginary amie

apres_lui

Three Imaginary DVDs to see: Deneuve drama, 5 characters in 24 hours and a French classroom

The express version: Apres Lui: Franck kills Mathieu in a car crash, then Matheiu’s mom Camille ( the ever gorgeous Catherine Deneuve) falls for him. Premiered this year at Cannes. [Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KU3G7EEFnwQ] London to Brighton: A tense thriller told in flashbacks with 5 characters in 24 hours. BAFTA-nominated for Most Promising Newcomer. [Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lq5qNzm3w-U] The Class (Entre […]

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Three Imaginary films to see: a sweet romance, an oddball punk rock band, and Henson fantasy

Paper Heart: Playing at both the Neptune and AMC Pacific Place, this darling romantic sort-of mockumentary follows LA comedian and performance artist Charlyne Yi around the country as she asks the question “Does true love exist?” and ends up falling for Michael Cera (her real-life boyfriend). You can read my write up from SIFF here. […]

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RIP John Hughes

We’ll miss you. No one could capture 80s teen angst like you could. Thank you for being a part of my life, and a HUGE part of the reason why I fell in love with movies. I feel a Breakfast Club/16 Candles/Ferris Bueller/Weird Science marathon coming on… *sigh* [Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QFQ-frSG5Gs]  

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How Melody Gardot stole my heart

So here’s the thing – I don’t really like jazz. But I don’t really like jazz the same way that I don’t really like musicals (films & stage) – meaning that it’s a genre that I don’t usually dig, but once in awhile, a piece of music will touch me in a way I can’t […]

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Obsessed

Three Imaginary DVDs to see: a stalkeriffic thriller, nature fighting back, and my favorite New Zealanders

I’m officially naming today Bad Movie Tuesday, because while I found a few things to watch, the selection was chock full of ridiculous melodrama, B-horror, and weak thrillers. Obsessed: I’m sure this is going to be horrible, but how can I pass up Beyonce and Ali Larter? The Temp meets Fatal Attraction + every other […]

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Recommended Saturday night show: Exhibitchin' #01 at the EMP|SFM

Do you like Muppets? And local bands? And $3 beers? Well then, I have the show for YOU. The EMP|SFM Exhibitchin’ #01 is tonight! The deets: Date: Saturday, August 1, 2009 – Sunday, August 2, 2009 Time: 9:00 pm – 1:00 am Ticket Info: Tickets are $10 for EMP|SFM members and $12 for the general […]

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Highly Recommended Imaginary Film: Herb & Dorothy at the Northwest Film Forum

[video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vma2T5luy08] Herb & Dorothy is one of the greatest things I’ve ever seen. This sweet, old married couple held jobs as a Librarian and a Postal Worker for years and during that time amassed a collection of over 4,000 pieces of ground-breaking art. And they’re not millionaires, not even close. They visited NY galleries & […]

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