Archive for category: Events

Join Seattle Film Critics to Discuss the Year in Film 2013

16 December, 2013 (17:45) | by Andrew Wright, by Bruce Reid, by Kathleen Murphy, by Richard T. Jameson, by Robert Horton, Events | By: Sean Axmaker

This year contributors to Parallax View will convene at not one but two separate free events to discuss the films of 2013. Thursday, December 19 at 7pm at the Frye Museum: For the ninth straight year, a congenial if idiosyncratic coven of Seattle film critics—Robert Horton, Andrew Wright, Jim Emerson and Kathleen Murphy—convenes at the […]

The state of our Framing Pictures is sound

21 June, 2013 (12:15) | by Richard T. Jameson, Events | By: Richard T. Jameson

Framing Pictures comes roaring back this Friday, June 21, 5 p.m. to talk about films new and old. The old will include a couple of Fifties Westerns from Hollywood veteran Delmer Daves—the original 3:10 to Yuma, which verges on greatness, and Jubal, a more problematic title that people nevertheless seem to be digging as it […]

Framing Pictures gets Rectify’d

14 May, 2013 (21:45) | by Richard T. Jameson, Events | By: Richard T. Jameson

Framing Pictures will be staring down the opening weekend of the Seattle International Film Festival. That’s right, the talkmeisters convene Friday, May 17, 5 p.m. at Northwest Film Forum for their monthly mulling over of movies new and old. Emend that: screen experiences new and old, because part of the evening will be devoted to […]

Meet Pierre Étaix – Rediscovering a forgotten clown of French cinema

6 February, 2013 (10:20) | by Sean Axmaker, Directors, Events, Film Reviews | By: Sean Axmaker

Who is Pierre Étaix? His filmography is small (five features and a handful of short films, one of which earned an Oscar), but he worked with Jacques Tati and Robert Bresson, and he’s celebrated as a genius of ’60s French screen comedy. Shouldn’t his reputation precede him? Watch a couple of his masterful films, though, […]