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Popcorn & Prejudice: A Movie Blog

Seattle Times writer Moira Macdonald muses on moviegoing. Email Moira: mmacdonald@seattletimes.com.

July 28, 2014 at 9:57 AM

Daniel Radcliffe grows ‘Horns’

Slow news day on the movie front (though not so slow that I’m going to click on the Hollywood Reporter headline “Gerard Depardieu Should Oversee Wine Production in Crimea, Russian Politician Says” — well, maybe he should, what do I know?), so let’s all feast our eyes on Daniel Radcliffe in horns (and a decent…

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July 24, 2014 at 2:15 PM

Admiral Theater in West Seattle in ‘limbo’

It’s not an easy time to be running an independent movie theater: In recent years, virtually all have had to pony up to pay for digital conversion, as the release of movies on 35mm film fades away. (Among the area’s indies who have converted, or are in the process of converting: Northwest Film Forum, Port…

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July 22, 2014 at 10:18 AM

Toronto International Film Festival: first announcements

In about six weeks (yikes, where did the summer go?) I’ll be off to the Toronto International Film Festival, sampling some treats of the fall movie schedule. This morning, TIFF announced a number (though not all) of the films they’ll be showcasing this year; other announcements will follow through August. TIFF runs Sept. 4 –…

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July 21, 2014 at 10:03 AM

Cumberbatch is back in ‘The Imitation Game’

It’s Monday morning, so what we all need is a trailer for a  British movie set during World War II, in which Benedict Cumberbatch gets to be brilliant and moody and Keira Knightley gets to wear saucy hats and talk in a posh accent — am I right? This is “The Imitation Game,” based on…

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July 17, 2014 at 10:46 AM

R.I.P., Elaine Stritch

Very sad news today: Elaine Stritch, a true legend of stage and screen, died this morning at her home in Michigan, at the age of 89. Though primarily a stage performer (a longtime Broadway regular, she most recently performed a series of one-woman shows at New York’s Carlyle Hotel, showcasing the songs of Stephen…

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