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SIFF 2018: week one highlights

Here we go again! Our annual celebration of cinematic overconsumption arrives tonight with The Bookshop – the beginning of a 25-day long-haul. And even if you’re not into the whole opening night soiree situation (I am really not), there’ll be plenty more to feast your eyes and ears and emotions on before the cinematic smorgasbord unspools […]

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SIFF Review: Revenge

HolyCRAP. I was not expecting Revenge to live up to its amazing hype, but it is absolutely worthy of every single bit of praise its getting from critics and fans. Aspiring actress Jen (Matilda Lutz – who was great in the otherwise dreadful Rings, but is AMAZING here) arrives with her super-rich, married boyfriend at […]

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Kristen Schaal and Vera Farmiga in Shana Feste's feature Boundaries

SIFF Take: Boundaries

In Boundaries, writer and director Shana Feste introduces us to Laura (Vera Farmiga): a woman working through some serious family boundary issues, and a rescuer of animals with special needs. Like, a LOT of them. Just when she’s feeling ready to be more independent, two things happen: her son, Henry, (Lewis MacDougall) gets kicked out […]

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Sophia Mitri Schloss in Megan Griffiths' Sadie. Photo by: TJ Williams Jr.

SIFF 2018 Preview: Northwest Connections

Who’s ready for another batch of films connected to the Puget Sound region? SIFF’s Northwest Connections program celebrates cinema filmed in and around Seattle, as well as homegrown filmmakers, cinematographers, and local actors. Y’all know I’m a big fan of Megan Griffith’s films, and I am SUPER excited to finally see Sadie, her dark drama […]

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SIFF 2018 Preview: Face the Music

This week, the 44th Seattle International Film Festival kicks off, and, as usual, TIG is laser-focused on the Face the Music program! Let’s talk about one of the incredible LIVE events first: THERE CAN ONLY BE ONE film awesome enough to have DJ NicFit reimagine it with an ALL QUEEN playlist, and that film, of […]

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Team Imaginary is ready for the 44th Annual Seattle International Film Festival!

YESSSSSSSSSsssssSSSsssSSS! It’s that time again, imaginaries! Time for our film-loving crew to start diving into the SIFF 2018 schedule and bring you reviews, weekly recaps, recommended events, interviews, photos, and more. We’ll start off with a recommendation for you to get tix to SIFF’s Opening Night Gala next Thursday, May 17, featuring The Bookshop: a 50’s period […]

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