If BEFORE SUNRISE and BEFORE SUNSET are films about the hints and beginnings of fire, BEFORE MIDNIGHT is about how to stoke a blaze, writes Ann Linden.
Weighing historical fact against directorial decision, ZERO DARK THIRTY is a suspenseful and complicated piece of cinema, writes Ann Linden.
Dustin Hoffman and Lily Tomlin are existential detectives who you could hire to investigate the meaning of your life. Their nemesis is Isabelle Huppert. Hilarity ensues.
“She has done for me at last, Rachel my torment…” Ann Linden’s pick for the MADWOMEN season is Olivia De Havilland as MY COUSIN RACHEL.
The bleak, barefoot poverty of LAWLESS may seem familiar, but John Hillcoat pairs it with an unexpected chaser of grim, blood-spattered humor writes Ann Linden
A highly competent cast does what it can with this intriguing but uneven thriller from writer and director Roderigo Cortes.
Undead classics and alternate histories could and should make for some killer summer blockbusters.
SAFETY NOT GUARANTEED, starring Aubrey Plaza and Mark Duplass, is a small-budget charmer unafraid to tackle big topics, like time travel and love.
Sam Neill and Isabelle Adjani throw down domestically in Andrzej Zulawski’s POSSESSION, a trip and a half to crazy town with no return ticket. Ann Linden reviews.
PRETTY POISON, directed by Noel Black, is an overlooked gem blending dark comedy and suspense with hints of neo-noir. Screening now in a brand new 35mm print at the Grand Illusion Cinema.
With the release of his latest feature film, MOONRISE KINGDOM, Wes Anderson is back in heightened colour. Ann Linden revisits his previous features.
Ann Linden reviews POST MORTEM, a drama set in the 1973 Chilean coup, which is currently screening at the Grand Illusion Cinema in Seattle.
The Grand Illusion Cinema’s exclusive screening of the VHS Variety Specials, footage courtesy of Scarecrow Video: weird, unsettling fun.
Justin Kerzel’s mindful depiction of Australia’s most prolific murder ring is both a cinematic achievement and a test of the viewer’s endurance.
Drew Goddard and Joss Whedon whistle past the graveyard in their metafictional monster-flick, THE CABIN IN THE WOODS.