Movie Reviews

SIFF 2016 Review: Paul à Québec

A review of Paul à Québec, which played at SIFF 2016.

SIFF 2016 Review: Battle of Sevastopol

A review of the Russian war film that played at SIFF 2016.

SIFF 2016 Review: Spy Time

A review of Spanish spy film that played at SIFF 2016.

SIFF 2016 Review: A Copy of My Mind

A review of the Indonesian/South Korean movie that played at SIFF 2016.

SIFF 2016 Review: While the Women Are Sleeping

A review of the Japanese thriller that played at SIFF 2016.

SIFF 2016 Review: Up for Love

A review of the French romantic comedy that played at SIFF 2016.

SIFF 2016 Reviews: Thithi & Rainbow

Two Indian movies played at the Seattle International Film Festival. Here's what we thought.

SIFF 2016 Review: Much Loved

A review of the French/Moroccan movie that played at SIFF 2016.
Now on DVD: ‘Secret in Their Eyes’ Has No Secrets

Now on DVD: ‘Secret in Their Eyes’ Has No Secrets

It's hard to get into a movie when you already know how it ends.
The Very Good ‘Brooklyn’ Debuts on Blu-ray

The Very Good ‘Brooklyn’ Debuts on Blu-ray

The Saoirse Ronan-starring drama is one of the better movies of 2015.
Here’s What We Thought of ‘Spotlight’, Now on DVD

Here’s What We Thought of ‘Spotlight’, Now on DVD

Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo and Rachel McAdams star in one of the better movies of 2015.
Why I Hated Pixar’s ‘The Good Dinosaur’

Why I Hated Pixar’s ‘The Good Dinosaur’

Pixar's worst movie (yes, worse than Cars) stomps onto Blu-ray.
‘Embrace of the Serpent’ Embraces the Heart of Darkness

‘Embrace of the Serpent’ Embraces the Heart of Darkness

Black and white. Subtitles. Such a combo means that most Americans will never watch this Oscar-nominated treat.
Why ‘Steve Jobs’ is One of the Best Movies of 2015

Why ‘Steve Jobs’ is One of the Best Movies of 2015

The Danny Boyle/Aaron Sorkin collaboration is now on DVD, and deserves to be seen.
Does ‘Trumbo ‘ Deserve the Blacklist?

Does ‘Trumbo ‘ Deserve the Blacklist?

Bryan Cranston stars as the blacklisted screenwriter, but would the actual Trumbo approve?