Stories tagged: Seven
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 2:31 p.m.
“Assassination Nation” peaks early, with a funny prologue full of helpful trigger warnings about impending sex, violence, racism, and threats to the “fragile male ego.”
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 7 a.m.
Despite all the rich elements – the fantastic cast, the wonderfully detailed production and costume design, an oddball family story of black sheep finding each other – there’s something missing …
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 5 a.m.
It’s difficult to discuss what “Life Itself” is exactly about, because the film, written and directed by “This Is Us” creator Dan Fogelman, is such a twisty, tangled narrative that …
Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 5 p.m.
As much as Moore loves making fun of Trump any chance he gets, in “11/9” he has truly the knives out for Obama and establishment Democrats.
Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 3 p.m.
The documentary reveals something deeply moving, between the cute-puppy moments: the bond between dogs and their humans, and the everyday miracle the trained dogs bring.
Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 3 p.m.
Mostly, “The Bookshop” is a pretext to watch three great actors do their thing: Emily Mortimer, as the film’s mousy but surprisingly formidable heroine; Patricia Clarkson, as her smiling adversary; …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 1:57 p.m.
Close owns this movie, from beginning to end; it’s a performance of such intelligence and subtlety that only when the movie is long over do you start wondering about whether …
Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 5 a.m.
It’s about as deep as a champagne coupe, but the performers, slick execution and pop-art style make it a delightfully fun and kitschy ride.
Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 5 p.m.
Director Yann Demange crafts an intoxicating world of ’80s Detroit, at once a ghost town and a vibrant scene all its own, and it’s clear why Rick wants in.
Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 3:36 p.m.
Both films take Laura Hillenbrand’s biography as inspiration and adaptation material, but “Path to Redemption” picks up where Angelina Jolie’s 2014 film faded into text
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 10:51 a.m.
The new traveling show, secured by the Jundt with the help of a grant by Spokane Arts, is being offered by the Cantor Foundation as part of last year’s activities …
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 3 p.m.
The Spokane County Interstate Fair’s grandstand stage will have a mostly country flair this year.
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 6 a.m.
How to revive a movie star’s flagging career? Take up guns, obviously. Following in the time-honored tradition of “Taken,” “John Wick,” “Atomic Blonde” and “Death Wish,” Jennifer Garner arms up …
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 4 p.m.
Step aside, “Halloween.” Forget it, “Paranormal Activity.” Nice try, “Scream.” “The Conjuring” franchise has steadily become the most dependable horror film franchise of late, conquering the box office with good …
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 6 a.m.
The growing faith-based film industry is on a quest for content: stories that will connect with audiences, or draw pre-existing ones. Now, there’s the “inspired by a country song” subgenre.
Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 2 p.m.
“Kin” is a devastatingly sad and terrible story about two brothers who make bad choices, suffer the consequences and lose the last shreds of family they have left.
Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 6 a.m.
“Searching” works both as a smart and fascinating thriller and a wonderfully creative way of telling the tale.
Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 3:50 p.m.
The story’s details are truly wild and unbelievable, but the plotting and characters feel rote. Perhaps that’s just overfamiliarity with the story.
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 8 a.m.
“Papillon,” a remake of the 1973 film about Devil’s Island inmate Henri “Papillon” Charriere, could be described as a prison drama, but it’s probably just as accurate to call the …
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 6 a.m.
There are two Alexander McQueens in “McQueen,” the fascinating documentary portrait of the acclaimed fashion designer, who committed suicide in 2010 at the age of 40.
Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 6 a.m.
In “Puzzle,” Kelly Macdonald has finally found a movie that she doesn’t need to steal, because it belongs to her completely.
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 1:57 p.m.
This live-action romance/drama is a sweet film about love and lore that would have done a lot better in the fall or spring when the box office battles aren’t so …
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 1:52 p.m.
“Alpha” is an epic adventure tale that tells the story of how humans and dogs came to have the relationship they do, one of devoted companionship and mutual support.
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 10:24 a.m.
“Mile 22” is an interesting anomaly in the Berg-Wahlberg exploration of heroism, exploring the darker, shadow side of the archetype. “A killer who looks like a hero, that’s the real …
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 3:28 p.m.
Universally empowering messages don’t always come in such pretty packages, so you’re bound to laugh, cry and simply love “Crazy Rich Asians.”
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018
The movie gets one big thing very right: the Zen-like wisdom of Pooh, who is fond of uttering such things as “I always get to where I’m going by walking …
Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 1:12 p.m.
Starting with the 2019-20 season, Preu will serve a three-year term as music director of the Portalnd Symphony Orchestra.
Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 10:45 a.m.
Although the film is rather choppy and never ascends to the levels summited by Harry Potter and Katniss Everdeen, there are still plenty of juicy political metaphors to chew on.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 4:28 p.m.
August’s First Friday highlights include Jim Bauer at Avenue West, Louise and Chemyn Kodis at Fellow Coworking and Haley Waddington at Marmot.
Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 7 a.m.
“Eighth Grade” takes place during the last week of middle school, as the pimply, perpetually slouching Kayla says goodbye to her childhood and warily takes the next steps toward bona …