The Fort Report: September 2nd – 8th

The Fort Report Sept  2nd – 8th

VCR Rock-out at the Grand Illusion, Ghostbusters’ 30th Anniversary, Naruto movie, and R Kelly are just a few of the awesome films showing this week!

Tuesday the 2nd

SIFF Cinema Uptown: Steve Coogan’s The Trip to Italy, To Be Takei, Alzheimers doc Alive Inside, Robin Wright and Harvey Keitel in the Congress, and documentary Song of the New Earth play today

Central Cinema:  E.T. and the Big Lebowski play through Wednesday the 3rd.

The Ark Lodge Cinema: Guardians of the Galaxy, Boyhood, and A Most Wanted Man play through Friday.

The Grand Illusion: Korean psychological thriller Moebius and the much anticipated anime movie Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie play through Friday.

Harvard Exit: Boyhood and Calvary continue their runs through Thursday.

The Guild 45thBuddy Comedy Land Ho! and Woody Allen’s Magic in the Moonlight play until Thrusday

Seven Gables theater: A Five Star Life continues its run through Thusday. A Five Star Life is the sophisticated story of one woman’s quest for personal and professional fulfillment set against some of the most stunning cities and opulent hotels of the world – Marakesh.

Varsity Theater: If I Stay, Frank, and Finding Fela play through Thursday.

Crest Cinema Center: Edge of Tomorrow, Maleficent (2D and 3D), X-Men DOFP (2D and 3D), Planes Fire and Rescue, and Tammy play into next week.

Sundance Cinema: Sundace will be screening Boyhood, The Hundred-Foot Journey, The One I Love, Guardians of the Galaxy, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, Calvary, Lucy, Chef, Begin Again and The Giver play through into Thursday. Additionally, Sundance presents November Man and The Trip to Italy.


Northwest Film Forum: In 2011, a crew of scientists and artists boarded a three mast schooner and set out for the rugged fjords of Northeast Greenland.  Their mission? Simply to explore.  Expedition to the End of the World tells their story.  This film plays through Thursday.

Bellevue Lincoln Square Cinemas (plus all Cinemark theaters)In honor of the 30th Anniversary of the film, Cinemark presents a special limited screening of Ghostbusters playing through until Thursday

The Tin Theater: presents the Lunchbox playing through Thursday.

 Wednesday the 3rd

Thursday the 4th

Central Cinema: R. Kelly’s rap opera Trapped in the Closet including audience sing a long plays tonight

Northwest Film Forum: Part one of a two-part class being offered by the Film Forum title Cinematic Space and Sound.  This two part class explores space and sound as two essential ways we can understand films and how films are made.  Visit the Forum’s website for further details. 

Friday the 5th

Central Cinema: Studio Ghibli’s masterpiece Princess Mononoke  and Jim Jarmusch’s Down by Law open Friday and play through Wednesday.

SIFF Cinema UptownOpening today is the father/son prison film Starred Up

The Grand Illusion Cinema: Giallo esque thriller the Strange Color of Your Body’s Tears opens a limited run into next week

The Varsity Theater: From the creators of Ghost in the Shell comes A Letter to Momo,  a wonderfully expressive, beautifully hand-drawn tale that combines whimsy and kinetic humor with deeply felt emotion and drama.  Momo plays until Thursday of next week.

Crest Cinema Center:  Clint Eastwood’s Jersey Boys sees a second run release at the Crest.  So go check it out if you missed it the first time!

Northwest Film Forum: The Forum presents the baseball player documentary No No: A Dockumentary.  No-No tells the story of Dock Ellis, who on June 12th, 1970, threw a no-hitter for the Pittsburgh Pirates – while tripping on LSD.  Known for wearing curlers under his baseball cap and refusing to accept the second-class treatment of African American so often faced in the league, Dock was an outspoken leader of a new wave of civil rights in sports. Called the “Muhammad Ali of Baseball,” the press labeled him a militant. On Friday the 5th, producer Chris Cortez will be in attendance to participate in a Q&A following the film.  This begins at 8pm.

Additionally, NWFF will be hosting Take Three 2014 and evening of new video and animation work by Seattle area artists.  Visit the Film Forum’s website for further details and specific show times.

The Tin Theater: Kevin Costner’s Draft Day plays into next week

Saturday the 6th

The Grand Illusion Cinema:  Scarecrow Video presents Rock Out With Your VCR Out: A Music Video Freakout. Scarecrow Video plays “VJ” for the night and kicks out the jams from their collection of vintage videotapes!

Sunday the 7th

Bellevue Lincoln Square Cinemas (plus all Cinemark theaters)Al Pacino’s Scarface plays today and next Wednesday as part of the Cinemark Classics series.

Monday the 8th

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