Links to my reviews published this week in the Herald and Seattle Weekly, and etc.
The Giver. “The promise doesn’t pan out.”
New installment of the Overlook Podcast up this week. I didn’t go for The Hundred-Foot Journey, but it led Steve Scher and me to have a conversation about the film and the appeal of food movies; listen in here.
Sunday August 17 at 2 p.m., the Magic Lantern series at the Frye Art Museum presents Andrew Okpeaha MacLean’s 2011 film On the Ice, a drama set in a tight-knit Inuit community. Performer Allison Warden will attend the screening. See here for more info.
On successive Thursday nights, September 4 & 11, I’ll be leading a workshop at the Northwest Film Forum called “Cinematic Space and Sound.” The first session will concentrate on the evocative use of screen space, the second on masters of sound. More information here.