Archive for category: Editor

SIFFing: Parallax View’s SIFF 2014 Guide

9 June, 2014 (08:24) | Editor, Film Festivals, Links | By: Sean Axmaker

The 40th Annual Seattle International Film Festival opens on Thursday, May 15, with a screening of John Ridley’s Jimi: All is By My Side, and complete its 25-day run on Sunday, June 8 with The One I Love as the Closing Night Film. Here is Parallax View’s coverage and guide to SIFF resources for all 25 […]

SIFFing: Parallax View’s SIFF 2013 Guide

16 May, 2013 (14:00) | Editor, Film Festivals, Links | By: Sean Axmaker

The 39th Annual Seattle International Film Festival opens on Thursday, May 16, with a screening of Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing, and complete its 25-day run on Sunday, June 9 with Sofia Coppola’s The Bling Ring as the Closing Night Film. Here is Parallax View’s coverage and guide to SIFF resources for all 25 days. […]

Parallax View Flashback Movie Book Club 2012

25 August, 2012 (17:10) | Books, Editor | By: Sean Axmaker

In our campaign to republish every issue of Movietone News, we weren’t sure what to do with the book reviews. Unlike movies (most movies, anyway), books are revised over time, or go out of print, and the editions reviewed in these issues are invariably different from the editions currently available. Nonetheless, they engage the state […]

SIFFing: Parallax View’s SIFF 2012 Guide

24 May, 2012 (16:00) | Editor, Links | By: Sean Axmaker

The 38th Annual Seattle International Film Festival opened on Thursday, May 17, with a screening of Lynn Shelton’s locally-produced My Sister’s Sister, and completed its 25 day on Sunday, June 12 with the world premiere of the Seattle shot and set Grassroots. Here is Parallax View’s coverage and guide to SIFF resources. SIFF 2012 Winners (Sean […]

Samuel Fuller: “Film is like a battleground”

1 May, 2012 (08:55) | Editor, Essays, Sam Fuller | By: Sean Axmaker

“What is cinema?” asks New Wave icon Jean-Pierre Belmondo of Sam Fuller in Jean-Luc Godard’s “Pierrot le Fou.” He answers: “Film is like a battleground: love, hate, action, death… In one word, EMOTION.” It doesn’t matter whether Godard or Fuller wrote the line (regardless, Fuller’s gruff, cigar chomping delivery makes it his). It stands as […]

The View Beyond Parallax… more reads for week of April 27

27 April, 2012 (08:52) | by Bruce Reid, Editor, Links | By: Bruce Reid

The only links page that matters… except for all the others. Seattle screenings and cinema events are surveyed at Parallax View here. “She knows the score…She’s someone who was abused. I could identify with her. I never could identify with any other white movie star. They were always white people doing white things.” Jacqueline Rose, in […]

Seattle is Noir City

10 February, 2011 (23:11) | Editor, Film Noir | By: Sean Axmaker

For the next week, Seattle is Noir City and Parallax View is helping put it on the map. “Noir City,” the traveling portion of The Film Noir Foundation’s annual San Francisco noir festival, opens it fifth edition in Seattle on Friday, February 11 and casts its long shadow with a week of double features, all […]

Parallax View’s Best of 2010

1 January, 2011 (05:20) | by Andrew Wright, by David Coursen, by Jay Kuehner, by John Hartl, by Kathleen Murphy, by Richard T. Jameson, by Robert Horton, by Sean Axmaker, Editor, lists | By: Sean Axmaker

Welcome 2011 with one last look back at the best releases of 2010, as seen by the contributors to Parallax View. Sean Axmaker 1. Carlos 2. Let Me In 3. The Social Network 4. White Material 5. Winter’s Bone 6. The Ghost Writer 7. Wild Grass 8. Eccentricities Of A Blond Haired Girl 9. Sweetgrass […]

Claude Chabrol 1930 – 2010

12 September, 2010 (11:21) | Claude Chabrol, Editor | By: Sean Axmaker

Claude Chabrol, one of the prime movers of the French New Wave—and one of the most prolific directors in France—died on Sunday, September 12 in Paris, at the age of 80. Dave Kehr’s obituary is at The New York Times here and David Hudson is collecting remembrances and essays at the Mubi Notebook. Catherine Grant […]

Breaking News on Net Neutrality from Lloyd Kaufman

5 August, 2010 (15:27) | Editor, Industry, Technology | By: Sean Axmaker

The following press release was sent by Lloyd Kaufman, President of Troma Entertainment and Chairperson of the Independent Film & Television Alliance, in response to the report in The New York Times about a possible deal that would allow Google and Verizon greater access to the Internet, which they would then sell to customers at […]

Siffing It: Parallax View’s SIFF 2010 Guide

20 June, 2010 (12:34) | Editor, Film Festivals | By: Sean Axmaker

The 36th Annual Seattle International Film Festival ran for 25 days, from Thursday, May 20 through Sunday, June 13. Here is Parallax View’s coverage and guide to  SIFF resources . Official sites: SIFF homepage SIFF Week by Week: SIFF 2010 Awards, Attendance and Return Engagements (Sean Axmaker) PV Dispatch 5 – Get Low, Get Hip, […]