Archives for June 1, 2006

Special screening of "Expiration Date" in Seattle!

Here's an opportunity Seattle film buffs shouldn't miss: Union Church presents this chance to see Rick Stevenson's wonderful new film "Expiration Date" before it hits theatres nationally this summer.A highly original romantic fable laced with black comedy (rated PG), Expiration Date has won numerous awards at film festivals (including the Spiritual Cinema Festival-at-Sea) and just screened to acclaim at the Seattle International Film Festival. It is one of those rare films that make you … [Read more...]

Grammatical Error on New “Apocalypto” Poster

The new Apocalypto poster boasts this slogan: No one can outrun their destiny.To which Steven Greydanus responds, Shouldn't that be "No one can outrun HIS destiny"?Other grammatical alternatives: "No one can outrun destiny." "You can't outrun your destiny." "People can't outrun their destiny." "Outrunning destiny? Fuggetabbatit." … [Read more...]

Specials: “Apocalypto” Poster. “Pan’s Labyrinth” rave, and more.

With all of the hubbub over a certain controversial film in recent months, I'd almost forgotten about this...Nice poster. Dumb slogan.NO PANS FOR PAN Salon's Andrew O'Heihr returns from Cannes and raves and raves about Guillermo Del Toro's new fantasy film Pan's Labyrinth. "Hands down the most exciting and original film I've seen here, and the one that had me in tears during its final scenes." He also liked A Scanner Darkly. On one hand, "Scanner Darkly" is a paranoid futuristic … [Read more...]