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‘Dunkirk,’ ‘Call Me By Your Name’ top AP’s best 2017 films

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:49:38 -0800

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Associated Press Film Writers Lindsey Bahr and Jake Coyle name their choices for the best films of 2017. LINDSEY BAHR: 1. “Dunkirk”: I’m not sure I’ve ever been so wholly transported by and viscerally engaged in a theatergoing experience as I was watching Christopher Nolan’s masterpiece “Dunkirk,” but the filmmaker continues to innovatively use the […]



Jay-Z brings vibrant energy to Seattle’s KeyArena in ‘4:44’ tour

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:09:13 -0800

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Review: Jay-Z performed a generous 32 songs at Seattle's KeyArena Wednesday night. The sound may have been muffled at times, but he proved he's as vital as ever.



Microsoft’s Satya Nadella on ‘The Daily Show’: Getting asked for computer help ‘all the time’

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:03:07 -0800

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella was with Trevor Noah on "The Daily Show" Wednesday night to discuss his book "Hit Refresh" and the responsibility of big tech companies in a digital age.



Thursday’s TV Picks: a holiday variety show

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:00:00 -0800

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Also on TV: “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure,” “The Big Bang Theory” and “The Great American Baking Show”



‘Last Jedi’ will play a big role as Disney takes on Netflix

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:49:08 -0800

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The value of “Stars Wars” to Disney goes well beyond the box office. Aside from spawning new video games, toys and theme-park attractions, the space-opera franchise will play a pivotal role in Disney’s efforts to build an online destination that can rival Netflix.



In Hollywood, women are increasingly calling the shots on television

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:02:30 -0800

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Last season 262 female directors worked in episodic TV, a 45 percent increase from the previous year, according to the Directors Guild of America.



John Boyega talks ‘Star Wars,’ wise words from Carrie Fisher

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:50:32 -0800

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“It’s been great to see how the ‘Star Wars’ universe has been expanded just in terms of culture,” John Boyega said. He reprises his role as Finn in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” which opens Friday.



West Seattle father, daughter develop Goatfish card game

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:00:00 -0800

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It all started with a dad who was a little bit tired of Go Fish, and a daughter with a wild imagination. Next thing they knew, their Kickstarter campaign was fully backed within 36 hours.



Community calendar: holiday markets, Art under $100, and more events

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:48:54 -0800

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A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, Dec. 15-21, 2017.



Hayek says rebuffing Weinstein led to nightmare on ‘Frida’

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:02:07 -0800

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NEW YORK (AP) — In one of the most vivid accounts yet of Harvey Weinstein’s alleged abuse and harassment, Salma Hayek says the disgraced movie mogul turned the making of her 2002 passion project, the Frida Kahlo biopic “Frida,” into a nightmare after the actress refused Weinstein’s relentless advances. “For years, he was my monster,” […]



‘Ferdinand’: Kids will get a sweet charge out of giant bull

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0800

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The humor is broad and obvious (yes, Ferdinand winds up in a china shop, with predictable results), but there are a number of scenes that hit the mark. Rating: 2.5 stars out of 4.



All 4 Polish death metal band members released from jail

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 07:37:08 -0800

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All four members of Decapitated were released on their own recognizance, without bail, and have been ordered to remain in Washington state.



You cannot ‘kill comedy’: an interview with comic, social critic and Twitter-troll magnet Hari Kondabolu

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 07:00:00 -0800

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Comedian Hari Kondabolu, who spent a formative chunk of his career in Seattle, recently made the comic documentary “The Problem with Apu” — to the chagrin of grumpy “Simpsons” fans on Twitter. He returns to film an hourlong comedy special at the Neptune Theatre.



Successful O’Connor Band brings ‘An Appalachian Christmas’ back to Seattle

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 07:00:00 -0800

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The Grammy Award-winning O’Connor Band is returning to Meany Center for the Performing Arts Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 16 and 17, for the group’s second year in a row performing “An Appalachian Christmas.”



Pat DiNizio, lead singer of Smithereens, dead at 62

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 06:26:51 -0800

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. (AP) — Pat DiNizio, who as lead singer and songwriter for the New Jersey band the Smithereens blended pop, rock and New Wave music for such hits as “Blood and Roses” and “A Girl Like You,” has died at age 62. The band announced on Facebook that DiNizio died Tuesday. The cause […]



TV Picks for Wednesday: ‘The Librarians’ on TNT

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 06:00:00 -0800

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Also showing Dec. 13: “Golden Globes 75th Anniversary Special” on KING.



Visitors in town? Take them to a museum in Seattle, Bellevue and beyond

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 06:00:00 -0800

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Take a break from the winter weather and wander through one of the region’s great museums, including MOHAI, Seattle Art Museum and Bellevue Arts Museum. Some have special extended hours.



Now streaming: ‘Jean-Claude Van Johnson,’ ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 06:00:00 -0800

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A list of titles available for home viewing and streaming this week.



Rock Hall 2018 class: Nina Simone, Bon Jovi, the Moody Blues

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 04:06:51 -0800

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NEW YORK (AP) — Iconic singer Nina Simone and New Jersey rockers Bon Jovi lead the 2018 class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, which includes four first-time nominees. The Cars, as well as first-time contenders Dire Straits, The Moody Blues and Sister Rosetta Tharpe, also are part of the 2018 class announced […]



Caroline Fraser’s new biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder takes a close look at fact vs. fiction in the ‘Little House’ books

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0800

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Though we tend to read the “Little House” books as autobiography, they are “heavily fictionalized in many ways,” said Caroline Fraser, author of “Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder,” a fascinating new biography.