The best and latest film and TV writing from The Stranger

Film/TV Jan 17 5:37 PM

M3GAN Is a Seattle Gay Icon

But the Synthetic Star Is Also a Terrible Warning of What’s Soon to Come

News Jan 13 10:51 AM

More Women Accuse YouTuber Andrew Callaghan of Sexual Misconduct and Assault

His Lawyer Won’t Let Us Publish Her Response on His Behalf

HUMP Dec 29 4:07 PM

Here's the 2023 HUMP! Film Festival Lineup!

Get Your Tickets Now, Early-Bird Pricing Only Available Through December 31!

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Film/TV Dec 19 4:00 PM

A Movie That Feels like a Movie

Avatar: The Way of Water Is Peak Immersive Filmmaking

Film/TV Dec 19 3:11 PM

Those Who Love Kindred the Novel Will Certainly Hate Kindred the TV Series

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Missed What Made Octavia Butler's Book Such a Compelling Philosophical Story

Film/TV Dec 7 3:45 PM

Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio Dances With Darkness

Brilliant Northwest-Made Animation, Masterful Narrative Reworking, but Could Have Gone Harder on the Fascism

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Film/TV Nov 29 1:38 PM

Tonight Is Your Last Chance to See Glass Onion in Theaters, and You Absolutely Should

All the Twists upon Twists Are Best Experienced on the Big Screen

Film/TV Nov 18 10:54 AM

Andrew Callaghan Comes Home

Seattle's Favorite YouTube Documentarian Previewed His Upcoming Documentary This Place Rules at the Crocodile

Film/TV Nov 14 3:07 PM

Wakanda Forever Is Artistically Not as Strong as Black Panther, but It's Politically More Radical

A History Lesson Lurks Below the Explosions, Clashing Swords, and Other Superhero Spectacles

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Film/TV Nov 11 3:58 PM

Wakanda Forever's Promising Setup Fizzles

But the Film Does Get Some Things Right, Including How It Handles the Death of Black Panther Star Chadwick Boseman

Film/TV Nov 7 4:39 PM

Welcome to the Age of Permanent Pessimism

We Should Not Be Surprised by the Current and Dismal State of Affairs

Film/TV Nov 4 3:18 PM

Andor Is Simply the Greatest TV Show of 2022

It's Also about the Real Tragedy of Marxism

Film/TV Oct 18 12:31 PM

Triangle of Sadness Is Very European (Insultingly)

Big Eyeroll of a Class Satire Over Here

Film/TV Oct 10 2:17 PM

Remembering Film Archivist and Former Pike Street Cinema Owner Dennis Nyback

Before Moving to Portland, Nyback Was a "Fascinating, Eccentric" Fixture in Seattle's Film Community

Film/TV Oct 6 3:24 PM

Five Can't-Miss Flicks at This Year's Seattle Queer Film Festival

From Sexy Burlesque and Sassy Ghosts to an Attempted Drug Smuggling Gone Very, Very Wrong

Film/TV Oct 4 11:00 AM

Tacoma Film Festival Is the Sundance of the Pacific Northwest

And the Grand Cinema's Rare Charm Is Part of What Makes It So Great

Film/TV Sep 30 4:35 PM

The Documentary Flight/Risk Celebrates All of the Work Seattle Times Didn't Do to Expose Boeing Before 737 Max Crash

It's Like Discussing American Consumerism Without Serious Consideration of Credit Cards

Film/TV Sep 30 9:45 AM

Things Didn't Have to Be This Way

Riotsville, U.S.A. Is a Surreal History Lesson on the Militarization of the US Police