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Death Wish

Ohboy. Here we go! Death Wish, is of course, a remake of the 1974 Charles Bronson film. Full disclosure: I’ve never seen the original. Paul Kersey (the drowsiest Bruce Willis I’ve ever seen) is a successful surgeon who lives in a beautiful house with his beautiful wife (HI ELISABETH SHUE I LOVE YOU FOREVER) and […]

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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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mother movie


{mother! is playing in Seattle at a lot of places, but we think you should check it out SIFF Cinema Egyptian} The best way I can describe Darren Aronofsky’s mother! to you without being too spoiler-y is to write down my brain’s reaction to everything as I was processing the film. So, here we go: Man, […]

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It Movie Pennywise the Clown

It (2017)

{It is screening in Seattle pretty much everywhere, but we recommend seeing it at Seattle Cinerama}  Remember those heady, lazy days with your friends on summer break? The long, sunny bike rides, music blasting from your boombox, picnics by the lake … and that time an ancient soul-eating demon tried to pick you off one […]

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the beguiled

The Beguiled

The plot of The Beguiled is a recipe for the perfect Gothic thriller: drop a wounded soldier from the North into the laps of seven bored and lonely Southern women stranded in a girl’s school during the Civil War, mix in a shitload of jealously, and see what happens. Young Amy {Oona Laurence – goodgod […]

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Suzzane Ciani

SIFF Review: A Life in Waves {June 7}

Remember that tinkly “pop ‘n’ pour” sound on ‘80s Coca-Cola commercials? Or the jingle for Atari? How about the robotic beckoning voice of the Xenon pinball machine? All of those were the work of Suzanne Ciani, Goddess of the modular synthesizer. A Life in Waves details how Ciani discovered electronic music while studying classical piano […]

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Infinity Baby

SIFF Review: Infinity Baby

Honestly I’m still turning Infinity Baby over and over in my mind because I’m not quite sure how I feel about it. On the one hand, it’s biting satire about a not-so-distant future where abortion has been made illegal {augh! too close to home!!!} and advancements in stem cell research have produced a genetic goof: […]

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