Romance briefly bridges the cultural gap between an out Chinese-American fashionista and a visiting, ostensibly straight Chinese movie star in "Front Cover."
Seattle Film Festival
Director Nicole Luca Haimes approaches her subjects — both human and otherwise — with equal measures of bemused curiosity and respectful empathy, with nary a trace of wink-wink…
“Captain Fantastic” and “Girl Asleep” won two of the biggest awards at the 42nd annual Seattle Film Festival. The winners were announced during a ceremony and breakfast held at the Space Needle on…
Woody Allen’s “Cafe Society” will open the Seattle International Film Festival on May 19, eight days after its world premiere as the opener of the Cannes Film Festival. The screening of “Cafe Society”…
This thoroughly ingratiating, touchingly heartfelt comedy doesn't have marquee names or an attention-grabbing hook, but hopefully its sheer likability will grab some deserved niche theatrical and…
A visiting Englishwoman's naiveté about local customs and politics stirs trouble in this handsome Georgian rural drama.
“Spy,” written and directed by Paul Feig, will screen on the May 14 opening night of the Seattle Film Festival with the filmmaker scheduled to attend. The comedy stars Melissa McCarthy, whose work in…
References to glacial pacing and aimless drifting are unavoidable when discussing "Red Knot," an interminable mix of attractive nature documentary and enervating romantic drama.
Despite the title, there's nothing very fanciful about the trials endured by the heroine of "It's Only Make Believe," or her doggedly realistic responses to them.
A primal tragedy rendered with exquisite imagery and very little dialogue or exposition, Andrea Pallaoro's "Medeas" is a striking debut feature that will fascinate some viewers and exasperate others.
A simple, universal parable played out in boldly imaginative (though not particularly high-tech) design terms, Brazilian animator Ale Abreu's second feature, "The Boy and the World," is an enchanting…