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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

As Luck Would Have It (SIFF 2012) Movie Review


This was a late addition to my SIFF schedule and I'm glad I was able to check it out. "La Chispa de la Vida" aka "As Luck Would Have It" is part drama, part comedy, part social commentary, and part satire which can really be a deadly combination if not done well.


Monday, May 28, 2012

Sunday, May 27, 2012

The Dark Knight Rises - Fandango Interviews



Fandango recently published some interviews featuring the three principle cast members of "The Dark Knight Rises". Each was very interesting and the actors gave some valuable insight on making the film and their thoughts on working with director Christopher Nolan.

Safety Not Guaranteed (SIFF 2012) - Movie Review


I wasn't quite sure what to expect from this movie since I knew very little about it other than reading a brief synopsis and watching the trailer a few times. The use of time travel as a plot device in a small film like this was still very intriguing so I was certainly excited about the possibilities.

Also, there's the fact that this film was not only set in Washington, but the whole thing was filmed in and around the greater Seattle area which means you should go see it for no other reason than to support a locally produced movie. Oh, and its also really good.


Two Oh Six Movie Crew - Prometheus Opening Night





Prometheus: Opening Night!
Friday, June 8th

Two Oh Six at the Seattle International Film Festival


With this year's festival fast approaching, people have been asking me what movies I will be seeing during SIFF and will there be any Two Oh Six events during the festival. Here are your answers, my friends!


Friday, May 25, 2012

Headshot (SIFF 2012) - Movie Review


This review features the first film that I watched during the 2012 Seattle International Film Festival and it turned out to be a great way to set the tone for what was still to come. Directed by Pen-Ek Ratanaruang and billed as a crime noir, "Headshot" tells the story of a man who literally has his world turned upside down.


Thursday, May 24, 2012

Prometheus: IMAX or Cinerama?

 

For those of you debating exactly which theater will give you the most bang for your buck when you head out to watch Prometheus, I have put together some information that may be helpful for you.

Monday, May 21, 2012

Skyfall Teaser Trailer Debuts


With a new Bond film being released in November, everyone has been waiting for the first teaser trailer to debut so we can get a glimpse of what we are going to see. The wait is now over!

Monday, May 14, 2012

Dark Shadows - Movie Review


Its become pretty standard for Tim Burton to make a highly stylized film featuring dark and mysterious characters played by the likes of Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter so there should be a certain comfort level for audiences when viewing "Dark Shadows". I expected it to be quirky, dark, humorous, and a little off and for the most part that's about what I got, although more of one than I was actually hoping for.

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Tugg Event - Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope


On Monday, May 14th at 7:30pm, there will be a special screening of "Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope" at the AMC Pacific Place 11 movie theater. This documentary film is being presented by A Random Walk Through Film through the Tugg movie event website.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Chocolate (2008) - Movie Review


Yes, you've seen Tony Jaa in movies like Ong Bak and The Protector and he has blown you away with his high flying and brutal Muy Thai martial arts abilities. Prachya Pinkaew, the same director that made Ong Bak, also gave audiences "Chocolate", starring the amazing JeeJa Yanin, which I believe is actually a far superior movie.

Two Oh Six Events: UYBC - One Year Anniversary

UYBC - Unofficial Yelp Bar Crawl

One Year Anniversary!

Capitol Hill - Friday, May 25th



Focusing on various neighborhoods in and around the city of Seattle, this monthly bar crawl series gives people an opportunity to see new places, visit favorite haunts, and hang out with an ever changing group of friends over the course of one fun-filled evening.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Antihero - Movie Review


"AntiHero" is an independent film directed by Joseph Weindl that was awarded Best Feature from the Columbia Gorge International Film Festival and also found its way in to both the Guam International Film Festival and Seattle's True Independent Film Festival.

It is a Sci-Fi, adventure, comedy filled with hilarious scenes that will have you laughing at how absurd, yet strangely familiar they are. Filmed on a budget of $8,000, the cast and crew get every penny's worth out of their effort to produce 84 minutes of entertainment you won't soon forget.

Friday, May 4, 2012

The Avengers - Movie Review



People have been waiting for this movie for years...decades even. The anticipation has been building ever since the first Iron Man movie came out and we first heard Samuel L Jackson as Sgt. Nick Fury say the words, "I'm here to talk to you about the Avenger initiative".

He wasn't just talking to Tony Stark in that post credits scene, he was talking to all of us. Now, after five movies featuring Earth's Mightiest Heroes on their own, Marvel Comics, Paramount Pictures, and writer/director Joss Whedon has given us...The Avengers.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

SIFF is Coming!

 

The Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) is almost here so I figured it was time to give a little preview of what you can expect during this year's event. The entire lineup of features, shorts, and documentaries will be released on Thursday, May 3rd, but today I can give you a few examples of the movies you will not want to miss.

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

New Trailer for The Dark Knight Rises!


This might just be the biggest trailer debut leading in to this year's crop of summer blockbusters. It will be playing in front of The Avengers beginning on May 4th and will give audiences an even better look at what is to come in the final chapter of Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy.

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