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Jojo Rabbit Directed by Taika Waititi

Jojo Rabbit

I’m 99% positive that if anyone other than Taika Waititi pitched making a movie about a young German boy who idolized Adolf Hitler so much that he made him his imaginary friend, the movie would never actually get made. But HE did, and so we have Jojo Rabbit, in which Waititi also plays imaginary Hitler. […]

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International Falls - Rob Huebel Rachael Harris

SIFF Take: International Falls

Someday I’m gonna write a long, impassioned tribute about how Rachael Harris is one of the funniest and best actresses working today. Harris is one half of what makes International Falls a delight to watch as Dee, a hotel manager in a small Minnesota town that draws comparisons to Fargo (shout-out to cast and crew […]

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SIFF 2014: Week Three Highlights

SIFF 2014 is lurching along into its final week, and there’s still time to catch up on your cinema (over)consumption if you’ve yet to partake. I can’t protect you from the well-meaning but terrible pre-film bumpers imposed on audiences at each screening — the membership and Egyptian ones are particularly egregious, more so when viewed more than one time […]

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SIFF Interview: Teddy Bears (part 2) – Cast Members David Krumholtz, Melanie Lynskey, Gillian Jacobs, & Zachary Knighton

{Teddy Bears screened at the Seattle International Film Festival on 6/1 and 6/2 — and will hopefully get a wide release soon! I was super lucky to get to sit down and talk with the cast and crew. This is part 2 of my interview with Cast Members Melanie Lynskey, David Krumholtz, Zachary Knight, and […]

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SIFF Take: Teddy Bears

Reading the description of Teddy Bears made me think that maybe I didn't want to see it. A movie about a guy trying to convince his friends to sleep with him so he can cure his depression over the death of his mother? I mean, what. This sounds like one of my ex-boyfriend's brilliant ideas […]

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