Switch from film to digital tougher for small theaters

Hollywood says it’s time to put away the 35 mm film projector, with all of its expensive headaches, and go digital. For most… Continue reading

Israeli documentary asks tough questions

but think of the many colors of the documentary movie and how many… Continue reading

Engaging introduction to experimental films

The title is a little grand for its movie: “Free Radicals: A History of Experimental Film,” doesn’t live up to its encyclopedic claim, not by… Continue reading

‘Last Stand’: A decent comeback vehicle for Arnold

Likably ludicrous and armed to the teeth, “The Last Stand” is an updated Western of limited plot, overwhelmed by the iconography of its star. Yes,… Continue reading

‘Broken City’ decries graft in ham-handed style

Arriving with the breathless news that corruption exists in urban government, “Broken City” tries to arrange a little social comment around a thriller. Not just… Continue reading

Film calendar

Snohomish County Sunday film series: Everett Public Library brings back its independent film series at 2 p.m. Sundays in the Main Library auditorium, 2702 Hoyt… Continue reading

Play that inspired classic film noir ‘Laura’ on Everett stage

“Laura”: Mark McPherson can’t help himself. Laura is too tantalizing. He falls in love. Unfortunately, Laura, the beautiful advertising executive, is also dead. Shot in… Continue reading

Robert Wagner won’t aid Natalie Wood probe, cops say

Since reopening the death investigation of Natalie Wood more 13 months ago, detectives have interviewed more than 100 witnesses and gathered new… Continue reading

Daughter claims Klaus Kinski raped her as child

BERLIN — Klaus Kinski’s eldest daughter claims the late German actor raped her when she was a child, showering her with gifts as he used… Continue reading

‘Lincoln’ leads Oscars with 12 nominations

The Civil War saga “Lincoln” leads the Academy Awards with 12 nominations, including best picture, director for Steven Spielberg and acting… Continue reading

Put some pop into popcorn for Oscars

Of all of the awards shows I love to watch (and I love to watch them all), the Oscars is my favorite. And it’s a… Continue reading

  • Feb 19, 2013
  • By Elizabeth Karmel Associated Press
  • LifeMovies

Herzog-narrated ‘Happy People’ offers glimpse of life in remote Siberia

as we watch them go about their customs — were… Continue reading

Film calendar

Snohomish County Film noir: A series of film noir hosted by Jon Noe at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett;… Continue reading

‘Fury’: Rage against the machine lacks focus

A recent kind of documentary gathers a huge collection of articulate people and creates a collage out of their comments on a subject: the meaning… Continue reading

‘Beautiful Creatures’: Young love, smartly told in film

Young love, so sorely tested by vampirism and zombification in “Twilight” and “Warm Bodies,” finds the road to romance sunnier in “Beautiful Creatures,” in which… Continue reading

A Lincoln-themed tour of Washington, D.C.

Whether you’re interested in Lincoln the president or “Lincoln” the movie, Washington, D.C., is a downright thrilling destination. Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of… Continue reading

  • Feb 1, 2013
  • By Beth J. Harpaz Associated Press
  • LifeMovies

See free movies at libraries

School’s out for a week beginning April 1. How about free movies at the library? The Everett Public Library Evergreen branch, 9512 Evergreen Way, Everett,… Continue reading

‘Veronica Mars’ film’s online fundraiser hits goal

“Veronica Mars” fans just bought themselves a big-screen version of the cult favorite TV series. A crowd-sourcing campaign on the Kickstarter website… Continue reading

Work out to the music of ‘Les Miz’

Trinity Wheeler, the production manager for the touring company of “Les Miserables,” had a wake-up call, much like protagonist Jean Valjean when he sings “What… Continue reading

  • Jan 7, 2013
  • By Vicky Hallett The Washington Post
  • LifeMovies

Golden Age actress Deanna Durbin dies at 92

Deanna Durbin, a star whose songs and smile made her one of the biggest box office draws of Hollywood’s Golden Age with… Continue reading