The Craft: Legacy crafts a seductively inclusive spell

The Craft: Legacy crafts a seductively inclusive spell

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Sara Michelle Fetters THE CRAFT: LEGACY Premium Video-On-Demand (PVOD) Although it suffers from a few of the same shortcomings as its predecessor, The Craft: Legacy is actually a bit better than 1996’s The Craft. This is in large part thanks to the presence of writer/director Zoe Lister-Jones (Band …

Crowley’s Boys in the Band still has plenty to say

Crowley’s Boys in the Band still has plenty to say

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Sara Michelle Fetters Do we need a 2020 version of Mart Crowley’s groundbreaking play The Boys in the Band? Does it still resonate, polarize, educate and shock a viewing audience the same way it did back in the late 1960s or like it did in William Friedkin’s still …

Full lineup announced for the 25th Annual Seattle Queer Film Festival

Full lineup announced for the 25th Annual Seattle Queer Film Festival

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailThree Dollar Bill Cinema has announced the full lineup of film screenings and special programs for the 25th Seattle Queer Film Festival (SQFF) taking place October 15-25. Tickets and passes are on sale now. The largest festival of its kind in the Pacific Northwest will be completely virtual. For …

Visually Sumptuous Antebellum a Fascinatingly Trivial Conundrum

Visually Sumptuous Antebellum a Fascinatingly Trivial Conundrum

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Sara Michelle Fetters I’m not sure I’ll see a more fascinating conundrum of a motion picture in 2020 then directors Gerard Bush and Christopher Renz’s twistedly convoluted time-jumping horror-thriller Antebellum. It’s masterfully made on a ton of levels, not the least of which is star Janelle Monáe’s powerful …

Local Sightings Film Festival 2020 goes virtual this September 18-28

Local Sightings Film Festival 2020 goes virtual this September 18-28

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailEnjoy 10 days of films and special events championing Pacific Northwest film and media makers, brought right to your living room. In its 23rd year, Northwest Film Forum’s Local Sightings Film Festival will be hosted virtually due to COVID-19, thus introducing the entire world to over 135 short and …

Captivating Mulan Casts a Uniquely Heroic Reflection

Captivating Mulan Casts a Uniquely Heroic Reflection

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Sara Michelle Fetters Say what you will about Disney’s recent trend of mining their extensive animated library for live-action (or, in the case of last year’s odious The Lion King, CGI-generated photorealistic pseudo – yet still very much animated – “live-action”) remakes, now and then the studio has …

Queer As German Folk Goes Digital

Queer As German Folk Goes Digital

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailWelcome to QUEER AS GERMAN FOLK GOES DIGITAL presented by the Goethe-Institut in North America in collaboration with its Goethe Pop Ups and the Schwules Museum Berlin (SMU). The Goethe-Institut USA is launching a digitally modified version of its successful exhibition “Queer as German Folk” – a global initiative …

All aboard the Suffrage Special Whistle Stop Tour!

All aboard the Suffrage Special Whistle Stop Tour!

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailTACOMA – In 1920, after a decades-long battle, the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified, granting women the right to vote. On November 2 of that year, more than eight million women voted in national elections for the very first time. This August marks the National …

Lynn Shelton “Of a Certain Age” grant launches in 2020, will benefit women and nonbinary filmmakers age 39+

Lynn Shelton “Of a Certain Age” grant launches in 2020, will benefit women and nonbinary filmmakers age 39+

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSEATTLE  – To honor the legacy of beloved filmmaker Lynn Shelton, Seattle’s Northwest Film Forum, alongside Duplass Brothers Productions, is launching the Lynn Shelton “Of a Certain Age” grant. The $25,000 unrestricted cash grant will be awarded each year to a US-based woman or nonbinary filmmaker, age 39 or …

Under fire – Director Rod Lurie on bringing the story of The Outpost to life

Under fire – Director Rod Lurie on bringing the story of The Outpost to life

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Sara Michelle Fetters THE OUTPOST Video On Demand Based on the best-selling book by journalist Jake Tapper, The Outpost chronicles the 2009 assault on Combat Outpost Keating in Afghanistan. Located at the base of the Hindu Kush Mountains just 14 miles from the Pakistani border, 53 soldiers fought …