“Nocturnal Animals” feels like a very modern, very languid and very strange film noir. It has moments of shocking violence and near-unbearable menace, and moments in which we simply stare into the expressive ocean of Amy Adams’ eyes.
“The Handmaiden” is as twisty, venomous and sexually frank a film as we’ve come to expect from South Korean director Park Chan-wook, a tale of deceit and infidelity that’s something of a con itself. That’s not to say the movie cheats the audience as its complex, crafty plot unfolds; it’s tricky and wickedly funny in ways we don’t anticipate, and the less you know about it, the better.
Both Trickster’s and Twelve String celebrate anniversaries this weekend with soured, dark barrel-aged beers: Trickster’s has two barrel offerings for its fourth anniversary party Saturday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the Coeur d’Alene taproom.
With its premiere in 2014, “Mozart in the Jungle” found a brash, charismatic young conductor taking over the New York Symphony Orchestra. Art, ego and hanky-panky followed, both in and out of the orchestra pit. As Season 3 begins for this Amazon Prime comedy (all 10 episodes are available Friday), the orchestra is on strike, freeing Maestro Rodrigo to conduct the comeback performance of a legendary opera diva in Venice. In that exotic setting, voices will soar and sparks will fly.
The Spokane Jazz Orchestra’s 42nd season continues this weekend with “A Christmas Celebration,” a concert at the Bing Crosby Theater that will showcase jazzy yuletide numbers designed to get you in the holiday spirit. Perhaps the most significant piece on the roster is Duke Ellington’s interpretation of P.I. Tchaikovsky’s famous “Nutcracker Suite,” a little-performed composition by an oft-performed composer.
HUNTING -- Procrastinating big-game hunters in Washington are getting a second chance at entering the 2017 special hunts drawings. The WILD licensing system experienced a system outage on Wednesday from ...