Written by Anna Harrison "Like her protagonist, Jarvis also finds herself split between two impulses: there is the plainer, more domestic fare of her film, and the dreamlike paranoia that Robin finds herself slipping into..."… Continue reading.
Tag: Seattle International Film Festival
SIFF 2023: 26.2 to Life
Written by Taylor Baker "In the end, “26.2 to Life” retreads the same ground we’ve seen in other sports and prison documentaries, though it is a functional bit of PR material for the 1000 Mile Club program."… Continue reading.
SIFF 2023: I Like Movies
Written by Anna Harrison "It’s a testament to Levack’s writing and directing, as well as Lehtinen’s performance, that they both manage to find the humanity in Lawrence..."… Continue reading.
SIFF 2023: Other People’s Children
Written by Michael Clawson "As an exploration of the emotional complexities facing adult women in regard to family, romance, and the prospect of motherhood, the movie is carried by Efira’s radiant screen presence."… Continue reading.
SIFF 2023: The Night of the 12th (La nuit du 12)
Written by Taylor Baker "“The Night of the 12th” begins with a rare distinction that few police procedurals and detective narratives begin with, the promise that this case will go unsolved. Instead of being hindered by the promise..."… Continue reading.
SIFF 2023: The Grab
Written by Taylor Baker "The film is at its best in the periods where it examines the contents of “The Trove,” when it explores the land rights of the Zambian citizens, and the water rights of the Arizonans losing their … Continue reading.
SIFF 2022 Wrap-Up w/ Taylor Baker and Thomas Stoneham-Judge of ForReel
In this video, Thomas and Taylor discuss their favorite films and honorable mentions of the 2022 edition of the Seattle International Film Festival.… Continue reading.
SIFF 2022 Curtain Raiser w/ Taylor Baker and Thomas Stoneham-Judge of ForReel
"Ahed's Knee." "Flux Gourmet." "Barbarian Invasion." "In Front of Your Face." "The Justice of Bunny King." "Marcel the Shell with Shoes On." "Cha Cha Real Smooth." These are just a few of the many films that Taylor Baker and Thomas … Continue reading.
Episode 109: SIFF 2021: Sweat / Faya Dayi / The Earth is Blue as an Orange
“The world is blue as an orangeNo error the words do not lieThey no longer allow you to singIn the tower of kisses agreementThe madness the loveShe her mouth of allianceAll the secrets all the smilesOr what dress of indulgenceTo … Continue reading.