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Sally Hawkins as Elisa and Doug Jones as Amphibian Man in The Shape of Water

The Shape of Water

{The Shape of Water is screening in Seattle at SIFF Cinema Egyptian} Guillermo del Toro has done it again. And by “it,” I mean, “blown me the F away” with another amazing film. In The Shape of Water, Elisa {Sally Hawkins}, a woman who’s been mute since birth, works the night shift at a mysterious government […]

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Viggo Mortensen in Captain Fantastic, screening at SIFF 2016

Recommended SIFF: Viggo, Viggo, Viggo AND Viggo!

Closing weekend of SIFF 2016 (What? ALREADY?) brings us A Tribute to Viggo Mortensen: a conversation with Viggo on stage at the Egyptian, followed by a screening of his latest film, Captain Fantastic. Along with Viggo (DUH), Director Matt Ross and Producer Lynette Howell Taylor are scheduled to attend. I bought my tickets almost as soon as they […]

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

{The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey opens in Seattle on Friday, 12/14 and is screening pretty much everywhere, but I personally recommend the Cinerama} In order to talk about Peter Jackson’s much-anticipated The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, you have to talk about the craziness of him creating a new 3D film technology and deciding to use […]

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Recommended Viewing: MIFFF at SIFF Film Center & Uptown {10/5-10/7}

It's the fourth year of the Maelstrom International Fantastic Film Festival, and since y'all know I love me some horror and fantasy movies, y'all also know that I am beyond excited.  This year the fest is screening 5 features and over 40 shorts that focus on action, animation, fantasty, horror, and science fiction. You can […]

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Solomon Kane

{Solomon Kane opens in Seattle on Friday, 9/28, and is screening at Sundance Cinemas Seattle} Of course I’m going to volunteer to see a period piece (kind of) starring James “smoldering eyes” Purefoy as a swashbuckling, demon-fighting hero. Of. Course. Based on a popular pulp character from Weird Tales magazine in the 20s, Solomon Kane […]

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