The Fort Report January 13th – 19th

The Harvard Exit is no more (sad face)

Far away entertainment has saved the Varsity!

…and here’s your opportunity to see Godard in 3-d!!!

All that, plus we introduce our newest intern, the youngest podcaster in seattle!!!


  • The Ark Lodge: Into the Woods, Selma, and Wild play through the wek.
  • Northwest Film Forum: Matt Smith’s My Last Year With the Nuns continues its run through Thursday. The Northwest Film Forum has partnered up with Cinerama Seattle to present a rare screening of Jean Luc Godard’s latest film Adieu Au Langage (Goodbye to Language) which will be presented in 3D.  This presentation begins at 7pm.
  • The Central Cinema: Fred MacMurray and Barbara Stanwyck star in Double Indemnity and Jean Reno, Natalie Portman, as well as a vintage 90’s Gary Oldman star in Leon: the Professional as part of the Central Cinema’s 50 Year Cinema Festival curated by Seattle’s Brandon Ryan. Both of these films play through Wednesday.
  • The Grand Illusion: Winner of the Palme d’Or at this years Cannes film festival, Winter Sleep has been held over until the 15th
  • Sundance Cinemas: Birdman, Before I Disappear, Imitation Game, Unbroken, Big Eyes, Foxcatcher, Top Five, and
  • SiFF Egyptian: The Imitation Game
  • SiFF Uptown: Selma, Wild, and Into the Woods
  • SiFF Film Center: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
  • Guild 45th: Inherent Vice and Into the Wild
  • Seven Gables: Life Partners
  • Crest Cinema Center: Gone Girl, St. Vincent, Force Majeur, Fury, Book of Life, and Alexander & the Shitty Day.
  • Tin Theater: Antarctica: A Year on Ice runs through Thrusday



  • The Central Cinema: presents Movies in Black and White film series with 1933’s classic King Kong! Movies in Black and White is a screening series bringing people together to watch classic movies and talk about race, featuring guest panelists from the worlds of film, art and comedy hosted by Jason Lamb (of the Karl Show).  Their guest will be Brian McDonald who has worked with Disney, Pixar, and Lucasfilm. This presentation begins at 8pm.
  • SiFF Film Center: the Nordic Lights Film Festival opens up with the story of a women’s volleyball team consisting of players aged 66-98 titled the Optimists.


  • Northwest Film Forum: Part of Eric Rohmer’s “Seasons” series A Tale of Winter screens through the weekend.
  • The Central Cinema: One of Dan’s favorite 80’s comedies Better Off Dead as well as the one movie that made Leroy keep the lights on at night, John Carpenter’s The Thing play through the weekend.
  • The Grand Illusion: SIFF favorite The Search for General Tso Plus, it’s a Jimmy Stewart double feature this weekend with two of his films Shop Around the Corner and The Philadelphia Story.
  • Tin Theater: Gold Globe winner Boyhood opens a week long run



  • The Grand Illusion: the Sprocket Society presents the next installment of the Saturday Secret Matinee beginning at 2pm. Plus, Scarecrow Video has put together another collection of rare, crazy, and absurd music videos from their archives titled Rock Out With Your VCR Out which begins at 9pm.



  • Northwest Film Forum: The Harvard Exits is your opportunity to come and pay your last respects to the late great Harvard Exit theater.  Guests include Charles Mudade, Megan Griffiths, and other local theater owners.  This program begins at 4:30
  • The Central Cinema: Sex trafficking film the Long Night.

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