Not Quite District 9 (Weekly Links)

Reviews I wrote for the Herald this week.


Miyazaki meets Chagall

District 9. “The snap of originality.”

Ponyo. “A groove of pure enjoyment.”

The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard. “Tries to have it both ways.”

Thirst. “It moves like a drugged animal.”

Adam. “The ‘Rain Man’ approach.”

Not Quite Hollywood. “The view is hilarious.”

And: Sunday afternoon at 2 at the Frye Art Museum in Seattle, I will introduce the local premiere of The Music of Regret, a 40-minute film by artist Laurie Simmons, featuring Meryl Streep. Info here.