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Tickled

{Tickled opens in Seattle for an exclusive engagement Friday, July 1 at Landmark’s Guild 45th Theatre} Oh dear. I wasn’t quite prepared to fall down the rabbit hole of cat-fishing craziness Tickled is. The genesis of this film started with New Zealand television journalist David Farrier investigating a story on “Competitive Endurance Tickling,” which led him […]

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We Have a Pope

{We Have a Pope opened in Seattle this past Friday and is screening at the Landmark Guild 45th now} When the Pope passes, all of the catholic churches Cardinals gather within the Vatican to choose their next spiritual leader. Vote after vote is taken until a consensus emerges. The honored recipient being a far from obvious […]

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Martha Marcy May Marlene

{Martha Marcy May Marlene opens in Seattle on Friday, October 28, and is screening at the Landmark Guild 45th theater} If you ask Sean Durkin the writer/director of Martha Marcy May Marlene (hereafter MMMM) about the film, he's likely to describe it as documenting the psychological recovery of a recently escaped member of a cult. […]

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Higher Ground

(Higher Ground opened in Seattle on Friday, 9/9 and is playing at the Landmark Guild 45th theatre)    I am not religious. Like, even a little bit. So I wasn't sure if I'd dig Vera Farmiga's directing debut, Higher Ground, since it's about a very religious woman. But the thing that grabbed me was the […]

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A Week of Movie Choices That Won't Make You Feel Like a Fool

Over the next week, Seattle theaters welcome to town a wide range of film options. Here's a few suggestions ranging from one-off screenings to larger independent openings. Personally, all my anticipation for this week cinematically comes down to Hobo With a Shotgun, which arrives in US living rooms via various video on demand outlets including […]

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Sunday Viewing Recommendation: Catch up on possible Oscar nominees

With the 2011 Academy Award nominee announcements coming this week on Tuesday at 5-freaking-30-am, you’ll want to catch up on all the films getting Oscar buzz – (well, I mean, IF you’re anywhere near as big a film nerd as I am you’ll want to). And hey – planting yourself in some theater seats is […]

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Imaginary Weekend Film Picks: Scorcese gangters, emo clones, and 2/3 of the Millennium Trilogy

[Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qo5jJpHtI1Y] Goodfellas @Central Cinema: Truly one of my favorite films ever, Scorcese’s Goodfellas is a masterpiece of perfection. So many memorable scenes, so many quotable lines….and don’t even get me started on the sets and costumes. From the opening line “As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster”, to […]

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The Town

{The Town opened in Seattle on Friday, September 17th at the Guild 45th, Oak Tree Cinemas and AMC Pacific Place} Ben Affleck’s second feature, The Town, proves to me once again that he’s a better director than actor. This is only unfortunate because he also plays the main character and he’s in almost every scene—but […]

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Winter's Bone

{Winter’s Bone opened in Seattle on Friday, June 25 and is currently playing at The Guild 45th and Uptown Cinemas} This affecting human drama focuses on headstrong teen Ree Dolly’s journey to track down her missing father through a poverty-stricken world of close-knit kin, gangster-like politics, burnt down meth labs and above all: deep, dark […]

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