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How I choose my SIFF movies

By kate on May 18th, 2009

Every year, I try to go see some movies at the Seattle International Film Festival. I’ve had a few off years lately, but I had a great time in 2004 and 2005, so I’m ramping it back up this year and planning to see fourteen films. A few years ago, I described my film selection […]

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See this movie!

By kate on June 22nd, 2007

Two years ago, one of the really great films I saw at the Seattle International Film Festival was Inlaws & Outlaws. I expected it to have a general release, at least in Seattle because it was filmed here, but it vanished. Yesterday, it was featured in the P-I and I was happily surprised to see […]

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By kate on May 8th, 2005

It’s SIFF season! I had such a good time last year that I’m very excited it’s that time again. Schedules came out on Thursday, and that day I sat down with pens and highlighters to try to choose what films to see.   The process is very instinctive (and random). I’m basing my choices solely […]

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… In exactly the way that bricks don’t

By kate on April 8th, 2005

First, the movie I’ve been waiting for is finally coming out: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. I’m a little nervous, though, as to whether it’ll be a good take or not. Also, the burlesque show (Sat 11pm) and tonight’s 10pm show at the Moisture Festival are sold out. Other shows are also selling out, […]

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SIFF Journal #4

By kate on July 3rd, 2004

Yeah, I know this is a bit belated, but I wanted to put up my last couple of reviews… Garden State An indie movie with Natalie Portman can pretty much guarantee that I’ll go to see it. And I thought this movie was entertaining, but solidly mediocre. Portman and Zach Braff, who plays her love […]

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SIFF Journal #3

By kate on June 7th, 2004

Noise This black comedy stars Ally Sheedy and supermodel Trish Goff (in her first acting role). Joyce (Goff) is a young divorcee who moves into an apartment below Charlotte (Sheedy), who plays loud music at night, makes lots of noise, and drives Joyce nuts. I thought it was okay, but found Goff really distracting. I’m […]

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