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Rocketman: This Fan's Take On The New Elton John Biopic

I was cruising for topics to talk about on the daily show, and came across the Fandango Sneak Preview of ROCKETMAN in Seattle on 5/18. There has been much advance hype of this Elton John biopic, so I had little to no expectation that there were tickets remaining. Wrong again! There were a few...all...
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REVIEW: "Bohemian Rhapsody" and a cool new movie technology

I went to see the new movie Bohemian Rhapsody the other day; it was a special screening at the Regal Thornton Place theatre near Northgate Mall because the Regal people wanted to show off their new ScreenX technology, which they call The premium, panoramic, 270-degree cinema environment that...
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Have you seen these essential set-in-Seattle movies?

We're not super glitzy in Seattle. When a city's biggest industries depend on coders and developers and engineers, you know things are going to be casual, no matter how much money is pumping through the economy. So we don't have a huge "film industry" like some cities, but there are some worthwhile...
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Watch: Full trailer for Queen movie "Bohemian Rhapsody"

Well this movie about Freddie Mercury and Queen loooks pretty epic. Here's our first look at the full two-minute-plus trailer for "Bohemian Rhapsody," the long-awaited look behind the scenes at one of rock's most creative and flamboyant bands. Rami Malek is the actor who plays frontman Freddie...
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Where to watch outdoor movies around the Sound this summer

July 4 is behind us, and now it's REALLY summer in the PNW -- a great chance to bask in a gorgeous Puget Sound summer night and catch an outdoor movie. One night last summer my wife and I had a romantic getaway at a hotel in downtown Seattle. We had a nice dinner someplace in South Lake Union,...
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WATCH: The trailer for the new Mister Rogers movie

He was an unlikely hero for kids, but he touched a nerve. Fred Rogers, a.k.a. Mister Rogers, was a staple on public TV for decades -- his education preschool series Mister Rogers' Neighborhood ran from 1968 to 2001, and Fred died in 2003. With minimal production values, nothing flashy, and a gentle...
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Watch all the best picture nominees in one video, and you're ready for the Oscars on Sunday

There are nine films up for a Best Picture award at the Oscars this Sunday. Have you seen them all? Me neither. Don't worry about it, though. Here are clips from all nine nominees, in less than 10 minutes. Someone else watched them so you don't have to, and picked the best scenes so you know what's...
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Guess who might play the villain in the "Wonder Woman" sequel?

The first "Wonder Woman" movie was a huge hit, so you know what comes next -- a sequel, with a new villain. And who will that villain be? Well according to the Hollywood Reporter , Kristen Wiig , former SNL mainstay and star of "Bridesmaids," "Her," and the "Ghostbusters" reboot is in talks to play...
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